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I Never Did the Cool Things

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    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

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    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 8 Responses Nov 6, 2008

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    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 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2010

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    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

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    Nope

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Nov 5, 2008

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    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 22-25 2 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21 Nov 6, 2008

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 4, 2008

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    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

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    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

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    Well it started when I was in middle school his name was Nelson and I can say that I love him. Although I never told him how I felt...he was just a good friend haha yeah. All of my...
    Taniays Taniays 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I was 16 my neighbor boy who was 18 and I were listening to records in his bedroom. We had been neighbors for 4 years and we frequently listened to music together and walked...
    kingaroo kingaroo 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    today I think I made the biggest mistake of my life apologizing to my older brother. about 3months ago I was applying for a scholarship to fund my tuition and needed a reference...
    ALifeInterupted ALifeInterupted 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Somehow there is something unresolved and it all is getting back to me now. I had no idea yesterday why I was so much hurt and in pain to see him or hear his voice. I guess it is...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I never did mind the little things....
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 18

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    ..but maybe I am. When I think back over my life and all the "things" I have coveted, most of them have been fickle, fleeting wants. I was lucky that my parents didn't respond to...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    I got plastered today lol. A few girls and I are doing upper body plaster things, and it was very uncomfortable, especially just standing there for an hour almost in the nude with...
    Atmosfaerie Atmosfaerie 22-25 3 Responses Aug 17

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    1. I'm 13 years old. 2. My name is Ada. 3. My full first name is Adrianna, but I hate it. 4. I live in Poland. 5. I'm a scout (most scouting organizations in Poland are co-ed). 6...
    AdaButterfly AdaButterfly 13-15, F Aug 17

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    I love all things creepy and weird, whether is paranormal or extraterrestrial, or just unexplainable. Videos, stories (especially true ones), whatever you've got to share, I'm up...
    PinkQuartzLion PinkQuartzLion 22-25, M Aug 16

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    I just feel like I'm not good enough for some people or I'm not good at anything like I'm not worth anything like i cant sing i cant dance I'm not that smart i don't have any cool...
    macylynnm14 macylynnm14 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    not!!!! more like the opposite! if ima sell my body, it is gonna be for $$$ n not drugs! however, i think i have a "first" for everything. there was this one time, i barely even...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 15

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    1- I'm not a dickhead, people just don't like my opinions. 2- I'm laying in bed rn 3- lil2009 has stinking feet OMG they smell so bad 4- everybody on this site hates me but 0...
    BENJAMlN BENJAMlN 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 14

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    I was 25 and didn't have enough money for my rent.It was my last month .The landlord was an older man about 50.so I told him I was $200 short and could I pay next week? I was...
    suzymom suzymom 56-60, F 7 Responses Aug 14

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    1. My hobbies are collecting Coca Cola items, gardening, metal detecting, and old recipes. 2. Organized religion no thanks! 3. I am spiritual, sorta eclectic belief 4...
    OldTruth OldTruth 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    Earlier this week I flew on an airplane for the very first time in my life. I was extremely nervous about flying and almost got sick the morning of the flight because I was...
    danielle1357 danielle1357 13-15, F Aug 13

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    Because, why not? Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, and find line 4. Answer: "the context and the suspected intention. She must" ... Wow. Speaking of context, where...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M Aug 13

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    Hi I saw this and thought it would be a cool thing to do to see how many people actually have these things in common with me :-) 1. I am 17. 2. I love dolls. 3. I don't...
    imaginaryfriendBFF imaginaryfriendBFF 16-17, F Aug 12

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    I fell in love with a young man, I'll call him Kenny* that was two years younger than I. I was 21 at the time and he was 19. I was a senior in college and he was a sophomore...
    lola822 lola822 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Whenever I see people smoking, I think of "cancer sticks". It's true! Those cigarettes are deadly, and lots of people think nothing of these things and taking their own health for...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Aug 12

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