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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 20th, 2012 @ 11:36 PM Reply

lol Oklahoma


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 20th, 2012 @ 11:37 PM Reply

At 8/20/12 11:33 PM, satanbrain wrote: "Hell"? She should have said inferno, abyss or sheol. Hell is a lowly word.

"How the inferno should I know?"

Rolls right off the tongue.


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 20th, 2012 @ 11:39 PM Reply

At 8/20/12 10:53 PM, Bolo wrote: Given that "hell" is really only a curse word for christians -- and a mild one at that -- these administrators are quite incorrect to withhold the girl's diploma.

It's not a curse word for any religion. It's simply a place.


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 02:52 AM Reply

It is pretty ridiculous. I would be even more annoyed if they did it cause of religious butthurt


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 03:01 AM Reply

At 8/20/12 11:39 PM, DarkShadowblade wrote: It's not a curse word for any religion. It's simply a place.

It became a curse for christians and catholics, because people would say such things as "Damn you to hell"

Damnation being eternal banishment to a hellish place, and hell being the said hellish place, and the two became synonomis after hundreds of years of use


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 03:08 AM Reply

This is proof right here that people who support "political correctness" are idiots. Hell, the superintendent of my school district said swore during my class's graduation ceremony, and nobody was offended. Hell, everyone laughed too, especially since he was talking about how students had vandalized the lawn at the high school to say "2011" for that year's senior prank, but it appeared to say "zoo".


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 03:09 AM Reply

You know what this calls for? A mass email to the principal, including liberal use of swear words.


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 03:11 AM Reply

At 8/21/12 03:09 AM, homor wrote: You know what this calls for? A mass email to the principal, including liberal use of swear words.

I swear to god, If someone gives me his email address, I will spam the living shit out of him with furry porn


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 03:12 AM Reply

At 8/21/12 03:11 AM, Xenomit wrote:
At 8/21/12 03:09 AM, homor wrote: You know what this calls for? A mass email to the principal, including liberal use of swear words.
I swear to god, If someone gives me his email address, I will spam the living shit out of him with furry porn

...let's not give him a heart attack, I mean goddamn.


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At 8/21/12 03:11 AM, Xenomit wrote:
At 8/21/12 03:09 AM, homor wrote: You know what this calls for? A mass email to the principal, including liberal use of swear words.
I swear to god, If someone gives me his email address, I will spam the living shit out of him with furry porn

Show him what it means to be offended.


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At 8/21/12 03:11 AM, Xenomit wrote:
At 8/21/12 03:09 AM, homor wrote: You know what this calls for? A mass email to the principal, including liberal use of swear words.
I swear to god, If someone gives me his email address, I will spam the living shit out of him with furry porn

If you want some specific ones, I know of a few porn/hentai sites that could have what you need...


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 04:27 AM Reply

"daughter was inspired by the movie âEUoeThe Twilight Saga: Eclipse" when she wrote the speech."

The school is right, obviously.


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 05:25 AM Reply

At 8/21/12 04:27 AM, JmdMagic wrote: "daughter was inspired by the movie âEUoeThe Twilight Saga: Eclipse" when she wrote the speech."

The school is right, obviously.

when you were typing that post, did you actually think you were being funny for using a tired joke about twilight movies

if you did, you might want to try being original or something

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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 06:21 AM Reply

hell isn't a bad word they use it in the bible goddammit


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 06:23 AM Reply

This is one of the reasons why I hate school. It's not here to teach us to not offend people, it's here to teach us how to read books and garbage like that. Teachers say Hell all the time. If I were this girl, I would raise HELL about it. I would go right into that office and yell "GIVE ME MY FUCKING DIMPLOMA YOU SNIVELING CUNT I WILL END MY TWATTY LIFE AND THROW MY FUCKING BITCHY ASS INTO A BIG FUCKING BALL OF FLAMING SHIT AND DROWN IN IT."

Not really but it's fun to imagine stuff like that.

But I do really think I'd be mad and do everything in my power to get my diploma. You just can't have your diploma denied because you said a word that's completely natural.

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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 07:10 AM Reply

This amuses me. Teachers here say shit, crap, bitch, bastard, hell, and swear in the native language over here too sometimes.

They should just apologise, even if they don't mean it. She needs that diploma more than her honour.


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 10:06 AM Reply

At 8/21/12 03:01 AM, Xenomit wrote:
At 8/20/12 11:39 PM, DarkShadowblade wrote: It's not a curse word for any religion. It's simply a place.
It became a curse for christians and catholics, because people would say such things as "Damn you to hell"

Damnation being eternal banishment to a hellish place, and hell being the said hellish place, and the two became synonomis after hundreds of years of use

What? Both the words "Damn" and "Hell" started being used after the Protestant reformation. The only people after that who still considered both a "cure" were the Calvinists and Puritans (which didn't even last long).


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 11:17 AM Reply

Thats total bullmshit can people tolerate things really bunch fucking pussies


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 02:19 PM Reply

At 8/20/12 11:29 PM, Natick wrote:
At 8/20/12 11:22 PM, Idiot-Finder wrote: I boy was expelled in 1998 for wearing a Yankee shirt at Atlanta Braves day. Being that it was 1998 and the Braves didn't even make it past the Padres, the kid got the last laugh.
Where did you get this

I made a mistake of typing "I" instead of "A", really messed up the post.

Anyway, it was on the news back in 1998 and at the time, the Yankees were still battling against the Cleveland Indians while the Braves were struggling to come back against the Padres. I kind of remember it happening shortly before the World Series that year, it was a long time ago.


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 02:32 PM Reply

She's denied her diploma? So what? They can't hold her back because she said "hell." She's already accepted to a college on a full scholarship anyway, so who cares about a diploma for some shitty high school education?


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 03:45 PM Reply

Why the fuck wouldn't they give him that fucking diploma i mean he's a fucking good student and he's not a shitty one like the other what A FUCKING DICK THAT FUCKING PRINCIPLE IS IM SO PISSED OADJFHO


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 03:52 PM Reply

At 8/20/12 10:11 PM, Ryanson wrote: Girl has a 4.0 average, valedictorian of her class, about to start college... but was denied her diploma apparently because she used "hell" in her graduation speech.

I don't see how this makes sense, but whatever.

I read in the article a little further, and i found out she was inspired with the speech by the twilight saga, apparently?
After i read that, i lost a bit of respect for her.

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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 03:53 PM Reply

At 8/20/12 10:14 PM, Skaren wrote: While that is complete and total bullshit, she shouldn't have said hell in her valedictorian speech, I mean, that should be apparent. I wouldn't have taken a chance like that on a speech that all of the teachers and staff take so seriously.

I'd say this. It was definitely a risky move on her part, but that punishment is beyond stupid.


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 03:59 PM Reply

I said "shit" in my Xbox Live bio and now I'm banned for one day because Microsoft is all hush hush on naughty words. I figured this was related to the thread.

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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 04:09 PM Reply

At 8/20/12 10:39 PM, Boomstick wrote:
At 8/20/12 10:17 PM, II2none wrote: The principle needs to grow a pair.
principle needs to grow a pair.
principle
Someone needs to go back to school.

With our education system be thankful he could make a coherent sentence.


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 04:15 PM Reply

Even if the valedictorian said the word "fuck", "shit", "goddamn", or any other legitimate curse word, I still see no reason to withhold a high school diploma from her. It was a slip-up, nothing more. People get over it, especially mature fellow senior classmates. People usually don't get over not receiving a hard-earned high school diploma, however.

This whole predicament is disproportionate retribution; the punishment far outweighs the crime's intensity.


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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 05:36 PM Reply

At 8/21/12 03:59 PM, Skaren wrote: I said "shit" in my Xbox Live bio and now I'm banned for one day because Microsoft is all hush hush on naughty words. I figured this was related to the thread.

There was this one night while i was drunk and my friends were all sober on my xbox live account.
They changed my bio to say that i had incest with my sister. Got banned later on.
even to this day, it still says code of conduct in my bio.

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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 06:02 PM Reply

I'm surprised at how seriously the school took it.

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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 06:41 PM Reply

There is no way she should be denied her diploma for the words she used in her speech.

Judging by the article, her speech was a success and she was met with laughter. It obviously appealed to the students and faculty. That's good public speaking really is: pleasing the majority of your audience.

Withholding her diploma is an insult. Their school is going to be bombarded by bad publicity for this blunder. If anything, they owe her a written apology. Their outdated rules will be their downfall.

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Response to Student says hell, denied diploma Aug. 21st, 2012 @ 06:49 PM Reply

At 8/20/12 10:11 PM, Ryanson wrote: valedictorian of her class

Valedictorians never have anything meaningful to say during their speeches. They're always the unwanted person with no real life experience. Just happened to do good in their classes.


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