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We need more insults for the generator!
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We need more insults for the generator!

Honestly they were funny in 6th Grade, but now they're just bland.

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We need more insults for the generator!

What is the generator you speak of?

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We need more insults for the generator!

Oh wow, I copied that script from somewhere else more than a decade ago, and actually I had forgotten about it. It still works!

http://www.school-survival.net/comic_relief/insult.php

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We need more insults for the generator!

OMG, where to begin!

I know the point of this is/was comic relief, but I think what's needed isn't new insults, but coverage of how to engage teachers in meaningful dialogue about the problems with school-as-usual and what alternatives can look like. If you want to confront people who are being blockheaded, there are better, more intelligent ways to do so than than verbal abuse.

Contrary to popular belief, there's more to questioning school than a bunch of whiny kids insulting their teachers. I may take all of this too seriously, but there must be a way for comic relief that isn't completely based on verbal abuse and making the cause look bad.

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Those are the type of insults I see fifth-graders use when they don't know the meanings of the words. What's needed is more formal and unique insults along with technique, as xcriteria posted above.
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we certainly need more insults for the generator. at least some that don't sound like bs that a 5th grader would use.

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How about an intelligent dialogue generator, instead?

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(07-28-2015 02:51 AM)xcriteria Wrote:  How about an intelligent dialogue generator, instead?

Better yet, have both.

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