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Old 08-19-2014, 06:29 AM
 
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TP'd the nun's convent/living quarters in boarding school when they went out to an event.
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Old 08-19-2014, 06:53 AM
 
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I remember one time when something got taken very seriously and the reason didn't dawn on me until many years later. This was in the UK in about 1996 - 1998 and I found a football after school hours, near the school but outside of the school grounds. I picked it up and took it home, something I remember doing a few times. It turns out the ball belonged to another kid at the school. All ****ing hell broke loose, both sets of parents hauled into the school, big sombre meeting with teachers/head teacher, you would think I had done something really serious.

Anyway I was thinking about this years later and it hit me why that got that reaction. My school was a school of almost completely white kids. There were about 3 brown skinned kids there when I was there and it turned out this ball that I had found belonged to one of them. I think the school was terrified of accusations of racism and that's why they went mental over such a trivial thing.
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Old 08-19-2014, 08:38 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Stood up on a lunch table, tore up a Bible, and got enough heat I had to have a police escort to my car.
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Old 08-19-2014, 08:58 AM
 
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I would list it all out but I don't want them finding this post and taking my diploma away.
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Old 08-19-2014, 09:52 AM
 
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Squared off with a dean.
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Old 08-19-2014, 09:53 AM
 
Location: From TX to VA
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Catholic school - 10th grade - back in the 60's...

Most of my friends were in public school and they got Washington's birthday off as a holiday. I wanted to be off with the rest of them so I skipped school. I got caught. The Reverend Mother (the principal) gave me some sort of punishment that I guess I didn't like. I don't remember the punishment, only what happened next. When no one was around I scribbled the f-word on a bench next to the the tennis courts up on the hill. One of the nuns saw me and I got caught.

My punishment? Had to come to school on a Saturday then had to report up to the tennis courts where there was a pile of bricks at the edge of the court. For 8 hours, sitting out in the sun (there weren't any trees around), I had to rub bricks together to smooth down the edges with only two bathroom breaks and a lunch break.

Although that was all okay with my mom at the time, when I asked if I could switch to public school the next year, she agreed. Even so, I never skipped school again.
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Old 08-19-2014, 11:22 AM
 
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In 8th grade, another student and I locked the worst teacher ever in her closet at the end of the school day and then shut her classroom door. The janitor discovered her pounding on the door hours later, soaked with her own urine. We were suspended from school for one day and had in-school suspension for four more days following that.

I'm not proud of myself of course, but man was that woman vile...
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Old 08-19-2014, 12:49 PM
 
Location: USA
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My girlfriend's dad was a county commissioner and a Baptist Minister. She and I were seniors in high school and we held flashlights while our boyfriends siphoned gasoline from some county equipment machinery. Fortunately, we weren't caught. A few weeks later some younger boys were caught doing the same thing and it landed on the front page of the weekly newspaper. They'd been in trouble before and were sent to reform school. I don't remember for how long.
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Old 08-19-2014, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Oxford, CT
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Hmmm... Me and my pyro friends accidentally lit a state park on fire... oops lol
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Old 08-19-2014, 01:43 PM
 
Location: Liberal Coast
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The only things I ever got in trouble for in school were writing cuss words in my daily journal in second grade, pushing a girl who had previously pushed my friend (4th or 5th grade), making fun of the name of a student teacher (seriously, the last name Wiener and fifth grade kids is not a good combination), and looking at a teacher's car in sixth grade. All we did was stand there and look since it was a really nice car, and we lived in a pretty poor city.
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