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I hate this show.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BpyW0OeJK4

"We sent a book home, signed by the parents, discussing the rules."

What the fuck? Why bother? We don't exactly have a choice, do we? We can't just NOT sign the paper.

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And why do they have to sign it anyway? Is it like - " Sign here to give us you sou- I mean, show you understand the rules. "

Plus 1 for that mom. At least she sounded like she was siding with her daughter.

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Yup.

That whole show was a bucket of fail. I think there was one incident where this one girl was sick, she threw up three times, but if she went home, she'd have to have ISS on Monday, and if that happened, she wouldn't be able to go to prom. It was bullshit. And my mom was like "Well, she shouldn't have gotten in trouble in the first place, maybe she should have thought of that, blah blah blah." Which didn't help my rage-o-meter.

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eew.

As for those things they give you to give your parents? I hadn't gotten that shit signed since about 6th grade. At first was just because I forgot and lost the papers. Then I realized it didn't matter and I read down at the bottom "Not signing doesn't excuse you from following these rules". So whatever.

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