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Old 03-03-2019, 08:43 PM
 
Location: S.W. Florida
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I went to my 5 year reunion. Never went to another one and itís now been 46 years.
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Old 03-03-2019, 08:55 PM
 
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Hi yall,
I have a bit of scenario I would like yalls input on.My 10 year reunion is coming up this summer.Im debating on whether or not I should go.I was part of a class of hundreds and I think only 12 people or so are signed up to come with quite a few more interested in goin.I wont like the food they are serving at the venue.Its also 50 bucks to come.Most of the people i dont know or dont remember but I still think I would prolly enjoy talking to them but I think it lasts 6 hours.Not very many of friends are going so thats not appealing so idk what I should do.My dad weighed in his opinion and he doesnt think I should miss it and Ive been looking forward to it since I graduated.What do yall think?
If it actually happens, and you're confident you want to go and will have a good time, go. If not, wait for the next one and see how you feel.

From my class of 303 we received exactly 6 responses and ended up cancelling our 10th. Maybe 15th...
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Old 03-03-2019, 09:34 PM
 
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Hi yall,
I have a bit of scenario I would like yalls input on.My 10 year reunion is coming up this summer.Im debating on whether or not I should go.I was part of a class of hundreds and I think only 12 people or so are signed up to come with quite a few more interested in goin.I wont like the food they are serving at the venue.Its also 50 bucks to come.Most of the people i dont know or dont remember but I still think I would prolly enjoy talking to them but I think it lasts 6 hours.Not very many of friends are going so thats not appealing so idk what I should do.My dad weighed in his opinion and he doesnt think I should miss it and Ive been looking forward to it since I graduated.What do yall think?
I have never gone to a high school reunion. Usually I would recommend not to bother with it for those that are on the fence (50%/50%) but you seem to have a strong curiosity about it so I'll change my recommendation and say attend it if the reunion actually takes place. You can always leave early if it sucks and you'll have a baseline for contemplating future reunions (if there are any). I am honestly surprised a recent class like 2009 is doing reunions. They are a bit old fashioned in the era of social media.
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Old 03-04-2019, 12:12 AM
 
Location: Eugene, Oregon
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The people who were focused on scoring popularity points while in high school, were the same ones who organized the 10-year reunion. They did not send out invitations to those who they did not consider as popular enough to be worthy of mingling with them. So attending was not an option for me, even if I had wanted to mingle with them again. I don't know if they and their select classmates had a good time at the reunion and do you think I cared even a little bit?
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Old 03-04-2019, 12:32 AM
 
Location: America's Expensive Toilet
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I didn't go to mine, mostly because many of my high school friends weren't going to go, so there was little point. Seemed those who did, were still living around the area.
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Old 03-04-2019, 02:46 AM
 
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I organized our 10 years reunion and can tell you that with Facebook, twitter etc a lot less people were interested in going. We still had around 100 come out of 250 people. It's no longer what it used to be. As for your question, do you wonder what happened to so and so, or what someone is doing with their lie whom you haven't seen in 10 years? If so, i wold go. Otherwise maybe skip it. Basically it depends if there is someone you potentially want to catch up or reunite.
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Old 03-04-2019, 03:09 AM
 
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My graduating class was around a 100 so they cancelled the 10 year due to lack of interest and the 20 year they had a small one, I looked on facebook and it was mostly the people who peaked in high school who were going so I passed.
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Old 03-04-2019, 06:27 AM
 
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I'm only half kidding, but I plan to attend my 70th reunion in 2044. It would be my first.

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Old 03-04-2019, 08:40 AM
 
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When I was in high school, I attended the public high school for part of my sophmore year, and then attended a Christian school for the rest of it, and my junior year, and then back to the public high school for my senior year. So...all that to say that I didn't know all that many people my senior year. Although, I did have a small (very small) handful of friends.


I went to my 5 yr. reunion because I was dating someone at the time, who graduated from the same school, same year as me...although I didn't know him at the time I was in school. Otherwise, I probably wouldn't have gone. Turns out, we had fun.


I also went to my 10 yr. reunion...it was OK...but I was done, after that.


Interestingly, my mom, who is in her 80's, has gone to every high school reunion her class has ever had. She went to a school in Tulsa, OK. I think all the kids she went to school with, she'd known since 1st grade...and to her, (and she's said this) she felt like she was friends with the whole class...she never felt like there were cliches, and she liked everybody.
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Old 03-04-2019, 11:25 AM
 
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Hi yall,
I have a bit of scenario I would like yalls input on....What do yall think?
My recommendation is that you go. My second recommendation is that while there, try to avoid using the word, "yall".
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