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Story about a bullying prank that turns out nice

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Garden Kitty, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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  2. galaxygirl

    galaxygirl Rain City Bitch Pigeon

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    What a nice story!
     
  3. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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    It may turn out okay but that won't prevent the bullying from going on. It's good to see the community rally round her but who's next?
     
  4. PDilemma

    PDilemma Well-Known Member

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    The "let's vote for someone no one likes for homecoming court" thing happens a lot. I've seen it. It just doesn't end up publicized.

    Schools need to rethink sponsoring popularity contests in the first place.
     
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  5. FunnyBut

    FunnyBut Well-Known Member

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    Very nice story. Hope the kids being mean have learned from it.
     
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  6. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    I'd hope so, but I doubt it. But at least she knows the kind people outnumber the jerks.
     
  7. Angelskates

    Angelskates Well-Known Member

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    I agree.
     
  8. CynicElle

    CynicElle Well-Known Member

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    Suddenly I'm grateful I went to an all-girls school that didn't have Homecoming Court.
     
  9. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    My all girls high school had a prom queen - who was chosen by a random draw from everyone in attendance.
     
  10. MacMadame

    MacMadame Cat Lady-in-Training

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    And that High School isn't the real world.
     
  11. skateboy

    skateboy Well-Known Member

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  12. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

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    Agreed. Great to see people step up! :)

    Whether they take the good actions of others to hear right away is debatable, but I like the idea of "planting seeds" - that sometimes that the positive things we put out there just need some time to grow. So if they don't learn from it now, there's always the future where they can start to follow the good examples.