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Kid suspended for bringing a two-inch Lego gun to school.
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Kid suspended for bringing a two-inch Lego gun to school.

I shit you not. I found this article in a topic on my forum of the same name, and just had to post it here after reading it myself. Here I thought the stupidest thing I'd seen lately was a kid getting expelled for marijuana, but I guess I was wrong, wasn't I?

Also, feel free to check out some of the comments. Some are reasonable, but there's one or two people who I just want to punch through the computer screen, such as...

Quote:I say throw the book at the kid. That's how it starts, 2" gun then a machine gun and and WMD.

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I've seen a lot of this crap going around lately. It pisses me off so much. Everyone keeps saying it's a new trend but really, this kind of crazy shit has been going on as long as I can remember. I guess not to this extent but still. I got in trouble in kindergarten for bringing an alien lazer gun to school. It was 4 or 5 inches in length. 1 inch tall and it was green. I can't find a picture of it but it barely looked like a gun. And it made a "piew piew" noise. Fucking ridiculous. Oh and it was for show and tell.

Anyway, this is stupid.

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I'm pretty sure the comment about the WMD was sarcasm. Look at the poll results, at least 93% of people said they overreacted.

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Rebelnerd Wrote:I'm pretty sure the comment about the WMD was sarcasm. Look at the poll results, at least 93% of people said they overreacted.
Yeah, I figured there was some sarcasm there after seeing the results (which I voted on, BTW). But with how people act in this modern age of ours, you never know for certain.

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Kids suspended for drawing guns are worse.

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American schools never cease to piss me off.

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Loxor Wrote:Kids suspended for drawing guns are worse.
Quite. I'm waiting for some kid to draw a gun in some symbolic way for a anti-war drawing, and then get in trouble for it.

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Re: Kid suspended for bringing a two-inch Lego gun to school.

I can understand the school/teacher taking away the Lego gun, But a suspension is just way over the top.

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Kasha Wrote:I can understand the school/teacher taking away the Lego gun, But a suspension is just way over the top.

Why wouldn't they just tell him to put it in his pocket or something?

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CrayolaColours Wrote:
Loxor Wrote:Kids suspended for drawing guns are worse.
Quite. I'm waiting for some kid to draw a gun in some symbolic way for a anti-war drawing, and then get in trouble for it.

I don't know if this would count, but I remember a story a while back about some kids who used plastic army men to make a Iraq War memorial and had to cut off the little weapons. /facepalm

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Yes, because you'll be able to cut off the enemy's gun when a war breaks out.
This is so retarded.

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Re: Kid suspended for bringing a two-inch Lego gun to school.

Such bullshit. The administrators at my school took away my friends key chain because it was a miniature toy gun. :sigh: I don't get it
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Ahh.... nothing makes sense anymore.

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I had my book taken away from me today because I was drawing in my book. I was just sketching faces...

School's new book policy fails.

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like a sketch book?
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Nope. Just my regular book for that subject.

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Lulz. Is it yours?
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Yup. And yet still they confiscate it.

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Wow that some bullshit
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Kasha Wrote:I can understand the school/teacher taking away the Lego gun
Oh really? I just see that as stealing. Do you like getting your stuff stolen, in-your-face, you being left powerless?
It would be the FUCKING KID'S toy gun, why would he deserve to get it taken away?

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Good [insert diety here]. I remember not being able to bring water guns to preschool. Like we're not gonna just go home and play with them anyway.

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Electro Gypsy Wrote:Yup. And yet still they confiscate it.
I'm rusty on my law, but wouldn't that be considered theft if it's your book?

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It's basically okay for schools to break the law if they say it's to protect the learning environment.

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They basically work outside the law. it's pathetic.
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