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Sims challenge brainstormer?
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Mrs Crumplebottom’s Academy of Propriety
Once upon a time, this was a school that offered a well-rounded education for girls. It was registered as “Mrs Crumple bottom’s Academy of Propriety For Young Ladies.” In case you haven’t worked it out yet, it was an all-girl’s school.

When legalisation banned single-sex schools, Mrs Crumplebottom’s response was finding a loophole. Technically, the school is now “Mrs Crumplebottom’s Academy of Propriety for Young Ladies and Young Men.” However, Mrs Crumplebottom was careful to keep the classes separate. After all, the law banned single-sex schools. No-one ever said anything about single-sex classes or single-sex field trips or single-sex buses or single-sex entrances or single-sex classes or … well, you get the idea.

Your task is to separate the girls and boys as much as possible.

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stupid article
06-12-2013 09:20 PM
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Sims challenge brainstormer?

I've found a solution:

"Fuck it. Co-ed is less troublesome!"

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(06-14-2013 08:02 AM)Potato Wrote:  watch the fuq out, we've got an "intellectual" over here.

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RE: Sims challenge brainstormer?

Hmmm ....

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stupid article
06-13-2013 02:23 AM
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The more you try to separate boy and girl, the more the costs rise. The more the costs rise, the less funds there are to divert to educational activities that are considered optional. The less educational activities means school gets boring. School gets boring and you join this site...

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(06-14-2013 08:02 AM)Potato Wrote:  watch the fuq out, we've got an "intellectual" over here.

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RE: Sims challenge brainstormer?

Umm ... it's a computer game. Actual cost aren't actually involved.

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I know. Smile

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(06-14-2013 08:02 AM)Potato Wrote:  watch the fuq out, we've got an "intellectual" over here.

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I like brainiac's analysis. So now the students are joining this site and questioning propriety. That'd make an interesting game.

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RE: Sims challenge brainstormer?

Its not much a game for me considering Ive actually experienced something similar though in reverse. My school is trying to split apart boy and girl(going as far as even suggesting "outsourcing" the girls to another school to learn in yet be considered part of he original school).

Lets just say many of their attempts cost a lot of money that parents didnt want to fork over, and other attempts ended unenforced because they were plain stupid.

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RE: Sims challenge brainstormer?

Hey ... make the joining this site and questioning it part of the challenge. Fictional blogs and whatever.

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