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    11 things they did not and will not learn in school. talk about how feel-good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world.


    Rule 1: Life is not fair - get used to it!

    Rule 2: The world won't care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself.

    Rule 3: You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won't be a vice-president with a car phone until you earn both.

    Rule 4: If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss.

    Rule 5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your Grandparents had a different word for burger flipping: they called it opportunity.

    Rule 6: If you mess up, it's not your parents' fault, so don't whine about your mistakes, learn from them.

    Rule 7: Before you were born, your parents weren't as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you thought you were. So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parent's generation, try delousing the closet in your own room.

    Rule 8: Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life HAS NOT. In some schools, they have abolished failing grades and they'll give you as MANY TIMES as you want to get the right answer. This doesn't bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life.

    Rule 9: Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you FIND YOURSELF. Do that on your own time.

    Rule 10: Television is NOT real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.
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    ghost98 is offline BEEN THERE BUT NOT EVERYWHERE
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    I know life hit me pretty hard, and i still get slapped across the forehead every now and then.....

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    I think I'm going to print this out and staple it to my daughter's bedroom door.
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    "...but to forget your duck, of course, means you're really screwed." - Gary Larson
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    Molly Weasley makes Chuck Norris eat his vegetables.

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    I believe the 11th rule is "if you are expecting one more you might be diappointed" . . .


    Searching for Evil and the Perfect donut (Love that book)

    "It's not who you are underneath, but what you do that defines you"
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    There are gains for all our losses
    There are balms for all our pain
    But, when youth, the dream, departs
    It takes something from our hearts
    And it never comes again

    "Captain, it is I Ensign Pulver. I just threw your damn palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crap about no movie tonight?" -Ens Pulver in Mister Roberts

    The man who will go where his colors go, without asking who will fight a phantom foe in the jungle and mountain range, without counting, and who will suffer and die in the midst of incredible hardship, without complaint, is still what he has always been, from Imperial Rome to sceptered Britain to democratic America. He is the stuff of which legions are made. ...His pride is in his colors and his regiment, his training hard and thorough and coldly realistic, to fit him for what he must face...and his obedience is to his orders. He has been called United State Marine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    I think I'm going to print this out and staple it to my daughter's bedroom door.
    Likewise! Both of my children will get their own personal copy!
    Never approach a bull by the front, a horse from behind, or an idiot from any direction.

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    My teacher gave us all a copy of that on the first day of school, Seriously.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bosco3379 View Post
    My teacher gave us all a copy of that on the first day of school, Seriously.
    When? When you started the 5th grade like 3 weeks ago?
    When you find yourself in a hole............QUIT DIGGING!!!!!!!!!

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    Farva, how many times do I have to tell you, it was 10th grade I started like 3 weeks ago... Don't make me take away your smiley
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    Quote Originally Posted by ghost98 View Post
    I know life hit me pretty hard, and i still get slapped across the forehead every now and then.....
    Sorry, someone had to comment on this; we can't just let that go with out some type of sarcasm.

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    "Stupid should hurt."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ronin Warrior View Post
    Sorry, someone had to comment on this; we can't just let that go with out some type of sarcasm.

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    Oh dude.. I had a mouthfull of food. Note: I said HAD. Now the cat has it.

    That is just WRONG!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    Oh dude.. I had a mouthfull of food. Note: I said HAD. Now the cat has it.

    That is just WRONG!

    "Stupid should hurt."

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    Ouch!!!!!!

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