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I Still Consider Pluto a Planet

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    My son just told me last year it's not a planet.

    I told him they told me it is and in my house Pluto is a planet. :)
    KittyMcPuffin KittyMcPuffin 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    If it's not a planet what is it?

    A star or something?
    Kitty4190 Kitty4190 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    what pluto is no longer considered a planet?

    !? whoa. i wasnt aware LOL. someone educate me please hahahahah
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    You can't just take away the title "planet" .

    I find I am over protective of Pluto on this subject. It's like saying a banana is no longer a fruit it's a seed or something.... Bullsh*t.
    perfectionistoofaraway perfectionistoofaraway 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Hehe still up to now.

    I mean.. Who doesn't ? :/
    Answeringyou35 Answeringyou35 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Pluto Is a Planet.

    Thats like telling a cat its not really a cat. Pluto is a planet. They are just denying it like they did Aliens!! They don't want pluto to be a planet... it'll always be one in my heart.
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    PLUTO Is a Planet!

    It is so strange when the most acclaimed and approved scientists worldwide first for centuries "believe" - with significant amount of research - in geocentric system, and later - in heliocentric such.... Then again similar people for centuries truly "believe"...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 7 Responses May 9, 2009

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    I mean it has a frikin moon orbiting around it

    already, if that doesn't make it a planet, I don't know what will... And I did hear were other "dwarf planets" discovered beyond Pluto that also orbit the sun, but in my view, anything that orbits the sun should be classified as a planet!
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M Apr 17

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    If Pluto isn't a planet,

    what the **** is it then
    NightChanges1D NightChanges1D 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    I laughed when I saw this

    as an experience!! It is still there. And, if it isn't a planet, can it still have a moon? Can you have a moon without a planet? I am so pleased I have nothing more pressing to concern myself with x
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 46-50, M May 4

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    Sorry, Neil Degrasse Tyson.

    I still love you.
    Libbs036 Libbs036 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    The Blue One

    if i was the sun i would live on pluto... not just because im so hot im burning up. but because my favorite color is blue. I love you Pluto. we should elope... well i would like to go there when its physicly possible. i cant keep my hopes up... lol. i know im crazzy but if i...
    believetheword believetheword 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 9, 2012

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    I always say Pluto right

    after Neptune by mistake X_X
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Some silly college educated fools sat around on

    their brains and they decided to "downgrade" Pluto to a "dwarf planet" or "minor celestial body". Why? Because it's small? Woo hoo big freakin' deal! Perhaps it's because Pluto's orbit is eccentric. It still orbits the sun!!! It's a chunk of rock!!! It's a planet!!! These...
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Always Will

    i will never forget that magical day in third grade when we started our solar system unit in science. i sat, hanging on my teacher's every word as she described for us the nine planets in our solar system. mercury, venus, earth, mars, jupiter, saturn, uranus, neptune, and pluto...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F Jul 5, 2008

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    Sarah091 Sarah091 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Always and forever in my heart

    as a planet, Pluto. 💜
    flightsteps flightsteps 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    I Dont Get It-

    I woke up one day and people said Pluto wasn't a planet anymore.  I don't really understand- mass or whatever you cant just teach us that something is one thing forever and then decide on a whim that it is something else... jerks!! *LOL* i have a fondness for Pluto it...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2007

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    NASA now considers Pluto a planet.

    We are the true fans, since the beginning XD
    NerdyBlondeChick NerdyBlondeChick 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I Don't

    It never was much of a planet, really. I don't miss it.
    NCG475 NCG475 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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    Yer I know right! After it's designed

    for people who are built for such conditions, in such an extraordinary planet.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30

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    Wadboy Wadboy 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    The devoted lament of demotion.

    Alas, alas. Alas, poor Pluto. Once a mighty planet, Now just cosmic proscuitto. From dessert to after-dinner mint Thanks to astronomer's judo. Barycentric waltzes unpopular, Eris had more mass than you do; So your proud planetary status Is now simply pseudo.
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 13, 2007

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    c4mila c4mila 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Oh Come On!

    I hate to tell you this but you just cant kick a planet off the list! you cant! its done its time and payed its dues! was always one of my fav
    KidYamamoto KidYamamoto 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2012

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    How Can You Not

    When you are raised thinking something is the way it is,it is hard to find out it is not.I still think of it as a planet and I am sure my kids who are too young to care right now, will someday correct me. :)
    blackcat blackcat 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2007

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    Poor Pluto.

    You will always be a planet in my eyes.
    BlurredOwl BlurredOwl 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    One day Last year when i was bored i went

    through the earth science text book and crossed out all the times it said eight planets and wrote nine and i would edit whatever else there was that disqualified pluto as a planet, it really isnt fair, thats like telling someone that they won the lottery and letting them believe...
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    You hear about Pluto?

    That's messed up.
    Bongopanda Bongopanda 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    Dwarf Planet Is Still A Planet

    Pluto has been a planet sense 1930 and still is a planet, just cause you slap 'dwarf' in front of it doesn't make it stop being a planet. It is and always will be a planet and the second ruler of scorpio, I'll teach this to my children and to their children's children.
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M 1 Response May 19, 2013

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    WELP. I liked this "experience"

    before I took college astronomy :/ lol and now I'm sorry Pluto, but you've been officially dumped. :(
    Anon2202 Anon2202 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Scientists that say Pluto is no longer a planet

    can suck it. I'm a Scorpio and Pluto is my planet. You're not taking that away from me. I guess next, Antarctica won't be a continent anymore. You're scientists, not gods. :p
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4

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    When I was born it was a planet

    so when I die it will be a planet too.I feel so bad about it, being pushed to the side and being forgotten, they say it's not right to do it to people, than why is it okay to do it to planets?
    skull55 skull55 16-17, M Jul 21

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    What Do You Mean It's Not?

    I've grown up writing tests, drawig diagrams, even building models with Pluto firmly in the planets of the Solar System. Call me a rebel, call me old-fashioned, but no matter what those scientists say Pluto will always be a planet to me.
    bracingthetide bracingthetide 16-18, F 3 Responses May 15, 2007

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    Dear pluto. What they did to you was just

    really cruel. I still love you and salute you as our last planet in solar system. Sincerely, Matt
    constantinople90 constantinople90 22-25, M Feb 6

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    XFallinAngelX XFallinAngelX 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Pluto is a planet and I don't care about what

    anyone else has to say. #staystrongpluto
    moriartyloveskittens moriartyloveskittens 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I've always known Pluto

    as a planet, I just don't see why all of the sudden it's not considered a planet. Don't worry Pluto, I got your back ;)
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    Screw all you astronomers,

    vivre a la Pluto.
    HRHHeronMaxwell HRHHeronMaxwell 16-17, M Apr 14

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    I just took astronomy this past spring

    and i now understand why they downgraded pluto. its really silly. Half of them think it still is a planet and the others think its a dwarf planet. So I think until they all can get on the same page, its still a planet to me.
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 11

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