I Still Consider Pluto a Planet

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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

    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.
    Zurea Zurea
    26-30, T
    1 Response May 19, 2013

    Sorry, Neil Degrasse Tyson.

    I still love you.
    Libbs036 Libbs036
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2014

    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

    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, 2014

    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
    51-55, M
    May 4, 2014

    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 ;)
    ACyanideSurprise ACyanideSurprise
    18-21, M
    Jun 15, 2014
    Sarah091 Sarah091
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Dec 5, 2013

    Pluto is a planet no matter how small Is a cell

    not a cell of it is smaller then a normal cell?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 26, 2015

    You hear about Pluto?

    That's messed up.
    Bongopanda Bongopanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 13, 2014

    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

    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!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 17, 2014

    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
    18-21, M
    Jul 21, 2014

    If Pluto isn't a planet,

    what the **** is it then
    kidLeftInTheDark kidLeftInTheDark
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Nov 4, 2014

    Poor Pluto.

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

    I mean it's still there

    even though it's all ice now. It's not like it was blown up by an asteroid.
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 5

    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, 2014

    Hehe still up to now.

    I mean.. Who doesn't ? :/
    Answeringyou35 Answeringyou35
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2014

    1 of my favorite shirts.

    .................🌒
    ogkev ogkev
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 30

    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, 2014
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989
    26-30, M
    7 Responses Jan 28
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 30, 2014

    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, 2014

    If it's not a planet what is it?

    A star or something?
    Kitty4190 Kitty4190
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2014
    Wadboy Wadboy
    16-17, M
    1 Response Mar 16, 2014

    NASA now considers Pluto a planet.

    We are the true fans, since the beginning XD
    NerdyBlondeChick NerdyBlondeChick
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2014

    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, 2014

    Always and forever in my heart

    as a planet, Pluto. 💜
    flightsteps flightsteps
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2013

    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

    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

    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
    Jan 1, 2012

    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, 2014

    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
    16-17, F
    Mar 29, 2014
    CherryBomb007 CherryBomb007
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Dec 16, 2015

    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
    XFallinAngelX XFallinAngelX
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2014

    I always say Pluto right

    after Neptune by mistake X_X
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2014

    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, 2014
    c4mila c4mila
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2014

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