I Never Did the Cool Things

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    Over Protected

      I never did the "cool" things in highschool because my mother was totally over protective of me. I've never been to the prom,winter formal, a football/basketball game..nothing. The only thing I did during highschool was go to school. I never wore the latest...
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    Jan 13, 2009

    I Did the Dorky Things

    I was in all the musical things like band, chorus, and drama.  I made good grades.  But cool things?  Definitely not.  We didn't have a prom, so that was completely off limits.  I sucked at sports.  I was never once invited to a party.  I never...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2008

    No, I Didn't

    I was the one that the so called cool kids picked on.  They made elementary and high school both bad experiences for me, for the most part.   Back then I was shy and quiet - even up to now, to an extent I still am - but back during those years, it was terrible...
    yoyy yoyy
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 13, 2009

    Geek Chic

    I never did anything "cool" when I was younger.  And guess what?  I don't give a crap.  I might have wanted to be "cool" in high school.  But now that I look back, I think I was WAY cooler than all the "popular"...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Nov 6, 2008

    I Don't Live In the Cool World.

    Ever since I was about 8 years old, back in primary school, I had no friends. I have had no friends until my second year in high school. I was too smart, too shy, too much into reading books, too absent because of my overactive fantasy world. Too much of a tomboy. When others...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 12, 2009

    Always An Outcast

    I was never one to follow trends. I was always wearing thrift store clothing and reading obscure literature/listening to obscure bands. Pretty quiet and introverted. Kind of a loner. Needless to say, I wasn't one of the "cool kids".
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2010

    I Never Cared...

    I wasn’t a cool kid because I never cared what the “cool kids” thought. I felt that all the “cool kids” we’re obnoxiously self-righteous and rude.They all thought I wasn’t as good as them, but truth is...I was better than them and I knew it.Unlike them and their...
    valkor5 valkor5
    22-25, F
    Dec 30, 2010

    My Tiny Autobiography

    Middle and high school were BY FAR the worst years of my life.  I was painfully shy (thanks to a lifetime of emotional abuse) and though I wasn't anything close to the biggest loser I'd ever met, I suppose I was something of a dork.   I wasn't into team...
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    1 Response Nov 4, 2008


    I definitely did not do the 'Cool Things' (whatever that may mean) but I never got any flak for it either. Whether it was because I am just that cool or because I moved so much is highly debatable. ;D
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2008

    Not Till Later?

    I was never cool, growing up. So, I never did the "cool" things, that I knew many teens did and bragged about in the school halls. I never stole beer, shoplifted, drove my parents car (without permission), smoked pot, or had sex. I was never invited to parties (until I...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2008

    I Don't Care

    I never did the cool things in high school. I didn't play sports. I wasn't on the debate team. I just didn't care. The whole idea of organized activities made me sick. I'm not a team player I didn't care when that kid died from putting his corvette into a tree. Actually, it made...
    Socklord Socklord
    31-35, M
    Nov 4, 2008

    I Haven't... Yet...

    I always do what others expect... I've never done somehing cool. I wanna do things which are funny, interesting... I'm tired of sitting among books and walk only from school to home every day... I dont have anyone with whom I can do it. And when I'm alone I ...
    bublina bublina
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 15, 2008

    Goth Girl Parked...

    At the bottom of the library stairs, reading Anais Nin and rock bios, eating lunch listening to her Walkman. She got Valedictorian and is now a kick *** motivationalist. Any questions?
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jan 17, 2009

    Outsider Me

    At public school, I always kept to myself. I was the 'good' student. I got good grades and proved I was smart. And I would be the one to tell if somebody did something wrong. I was always the one who got made fun of, because I'd never had sex before or because I was scared of...
    sweetie1989 sweetie1989
    Nov 6, 2008

    I Did....

    all the generic 'cool' things that all the other girls did (out of my own choice, not to impress them) when they smoked, drank, had sex, curled their hair, went horse riding, became captain of the netball team, got full marks, won a horse show, it was cool. it was uber cool...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2008

    Nope, Never

    I was a cool free zone in high school... unless you think being a nerd and staying home watching Bufffy is cool lol. On camp two of my friends climbed out a window to get stoned on the beach... they climbed over me, I slept through it all lol. In college, yeah, I did some cool...
    sugarburn sugarburn
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2009

    So Uncool Im Cool

    It doesnt bother me anymore as to if I am cool or not - I dont really think about it to be honest.  I dont feel a need to be cool - Im not really sure what that even means.  It used to really upset me when I was young though - like about 8-12yrs old.  It seemed to...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2009
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