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I Will Never Go to a School Reunion

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    Family Reunions Are My School Reunions

    I went to a few public schools until my 9th grade year. Then I was home schooled with my siblings. I finished out my home schooling, while my siblings eventually went back into public schools. Still, my siblings were my classmates for a few years. Therefore, my "class reunions...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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    Did Not Want To Be There In The First Place, So Why Would I Go Back Years Later?

    One thing I told myself is that I would never go back to a school reunion. Why would I want to go back to place that i despised in the first place anyway? To me, a reunion is for people who either need to bring about their success or for people to recapture there youth and need...
    archie88 archie88 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2011

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    School Reunion?

    definately not my thing.i cant imagine anything worse.it took years to get away from that place,i hated it.why on earth would i want to catch up with the idiots that i was surrounded by then,i dont miss them or it!
    clayantony clayantony 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    No Way In Hell.

    There is no way in hell that I am ever going to a school reunion. High school wasn't a good time for me. People didn't have anything to do with me in high school. The reunion wouldn't be any different. You couldn't get me to go to one of the things even if you chased me down the...
    CreedenceGold CreedenceGold 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    I Cannot Face It

    No, I will not go to a school reunion. High school was a terrible, traumatic time in my life. I was struggling with various issues of identity, not to mention ordinary pressures of adolescence and extreme academic expectations from my parents. I hated people for things they had...
    HereticSafiya HereticSafiya 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2010

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    Never, Ever

    Why would I want to do this? So people who never cared about me during school can all of a sudden care? So people can talk to me about how awesome their life is compared to mine? So people can complain about their life? So people can reminisce about all the so called "good...
    TalkN3rdy2Me TalkN3rdy2Me 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    Hated School!!

    i absolutely hated school, so thats 1 reason i would never go to a reunion, and the other reason being, that i now live in a different country from the one i lived in when i went to school, and there aint no way in hell i would travel all the way back there, just for a school...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2010

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    Never Looked Back

    I hated high school.My teachers were on the large part great, friendly people who genuinely wanted to help the students learn. It was with myself and the students that i had a problem with.In my expereince, high school students are some of the dumbest, most narrow minded...
    ZenPseudo ZenPseudo 22-25 Jan 23, 2011

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    No Thank You

    High school was not a good time in my life, and in fact, I couldn't be paid enough to go and do it again.  I see no point in going to a reunion to catch up with people who I haven't made an effort to stay in touch with.
    crimsonashes crimsonashes 26-30, F Sep 21, 2008

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    School Blahhhh!

    Everyone thought I was weird in school and I never felt like I belonged. I don't think I'll ever go to a school reunion because I never liked the people at my school! Too many snobs,too many *****,too many rapeist!
    Bettyboop1983 Bettyboop1983 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    It Doesn't Matter

    In highschool, I had all of 3 friends and some friends who were acquantances.  No girlfriend--ever.  I'm still in loose contact with a couple of them and that's good enough for me. I have no desire to see the losers who tormented me.  A lot of...
    anonymousDude117 anonymousDude117 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2008

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    Never. Ever.

    I am always annoyed when I hear people say high school is "the best years of your life." Um, maybe for you, but certainly not for me. I have no desire to revisit it or 99% of the people I knew at that time. Peaking in high school must be such a bummer. If being a...
    autimom autimom 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 24, 2008

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    I Won't Go and You Can't Make Me!

      The idea of attending a High School reunion doesn't appeal to me in the slightest. There are only one or two people from my class that I'd ever want to see again which doesn't justify my dealing with the other 600+ who'll show up wanting to relive the "good...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    Well, Actually Never Again

    I attended the 25th anniversary of leaving Grammar school. Got pissed out of my head and have no idea how I got home. And it started off so well, outbragging all the other guys i hadn't seen for so long, showing them pictures of my holiday home, boring them to death with how well...
    stevester stevester 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    A Gathering Of Strangers

    I think it is sad how I spent all those years growing up with the same people, and yet, when it came time to graduate, I hardly knew anything about them. I didn't care to know them then, and it was easy to just grab my diploma and walk away forever. I feel like such a cold person...
    AzaleaElise AzaleaElise 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2010

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    Never Say Never

    I had and still have no interest in going to any of my school reunions. But I wound up going to a school reunion anyway. The experience was pretty much what you would expect for such things. Just about everyone was boasting or showing off something or another. I didn't hear one...
    briteside briteside 31-35, M Nov 1, 2013

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    I Don't See The Whole Point.

    Personally, I have no clue why I would attend a high school or college reunion. I am quite an introvert. Creating a Facebook account was an annoying task to say the least. I spend most of the time deleting the account off and on, blah blah blah... lol I feel strongly that people...
    standout2004 standout2004 26-30, F 1 Response May 9, 2012

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    What Am I Supposed To Do There Anyway?

    It's not that I hated school nor my batchmates. I have always loved school since I was a kid. However, I think school reunions are superficial. Except for my bestfriends who I regularly hang-out with, I am not the least interested in meeting my batchmates again. What am I...
    wildice wildice 18-21, F Jun 5, 2010

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    What The Heck Would We Talk About?

    I graduated from a very small rural high school. There were only 14 in my class. Of those 14 only three of us finished college. Only two of us went on to grad school and never moved back to town. Most got married right out of or soon after graduation (some 'had' to). They...
    Solidad42 Solidad42 41-45, F Jul 13, 2011

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    Ain't Gonna Happen!

    anyone i would want to see or talk to i do so now...the others?...well i guess that would be a big fat NO!...besides.....it would probably end up like this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 21, 2010

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    Best Day of My Life

    One of the best days of my life was when I left school. Twenty two years on, I do still keep in touch with one school friend, but have no wish to relive old memories with a bunch of people who I'd probably have little in common with now. Although some people do look back with...
    mistygrey mistygrey 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    Catching Up

    School reunions are usually organised by those who feel they have the most to boast about. There's always a new mother or two on the committee, and the closest the class of that year came to producing a celebrity. Most often there's a doctor and a lawyer present, too. While...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 4, 2009

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    We Had One Last Year And There Will Be Another On 2013

    i didn go and i wont go.... they werent my friends and i it would be like talking to strangers..i haven talked to anyone since..i dont remember-i didn even talk except sometimes if someone said something bout me  ..i remember gossips  etc..not talking much...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    No Reason To Go

    all my friends from school are dead my wife was killed early at age 19 most of the kids the only time they wanted to deal with our group of kids was if they was a big test coming up as we all got great gradesbut for us grades were money as our boss paid a bonus of 50.00 each...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 3, 2012

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    NO Way Would I Waste the Time

    School reunions?  What a waste of time!  This society makes everything a popularity contest, an ambition contest, and a big, fat lie.  No thanks!  I went to school to attempt to get an education, not to schmooz with the social set.  It's really...
    jmuhjacat jmuhjacat 13-15 1 Response Apr 30, 2009

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    Screw High School Reunions

    I wouldn't be caught dead attending any school reunions. I despised school. For me it was just this place I was forced to attend, and where I never wanted to be. I had no friends. None of the boys in my class wanted to go out with me. I was one of those kids who was too...
    Veronicqua Veronicqua 41-45 2 Responses Sep 21, 2010

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    One Reason Only

    Im not that person anymore and I like it like that. I dont need others to pretend about what was when we all know the reality was a lot harsher than we want it to be.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 26, 2008

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    Ugh

    I went to a small school where everyone knew each other.  And we all grew up with each other.  And when I was young, I was friends with all the "popular" girls.  But, once we hit that middle school age...I apparently wasn't good enough for them anymore...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 20 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    Too Afraid To

    I would look the biggest loser for sure. no friends no social life no house of my own no graduated from much no husband or kids no money...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Nov 2, 2012

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    I Just Wont...

    I don't care about what people have become. I don't care who they use to be...It's irrelevant to my learning. There's so much better things I can do with my life than having people rub in my face that they think they've done a better job at life than I have. But I'm the one who...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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    Don't Care About The People From School

    I'm done with that chapter of my life.  I moved on.  I have been out of school for coming up close to 20 years. I didn't go to school events there, missed my 10th reunion and don't care to go back. I keep in touch with the handful of people that I want to.  I doubt I would go...
    threatgame threatgame 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2011

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    Never Say Never But

    I was very privlidged to have a hig quality education. I know that if you have read my profile you would probably be shocked to learn that based on what I have written. My family is full of smart sucessful people. I became a machanic. Needless to say most of the people at my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 6, 2011

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    Why?

    They hated me as I hated them...... Most are druggie burnouts........  Really... I don't want to see you fake *** again...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    I Don't Really Like My Friends....

    I didn't like them in high school, I'm not going to like them as horribly arrogant and clique-y adults. 
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 11 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    Not Ever Going Back There.

    All I've got to say is **** THEM ALL!! So **** going back there.
    Vbot123 Vbot123 31-35, F Jul 23, 2013

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    It's Pointless, Really...

    Our alumni reunion is coming up in barely a month... and I decided not to go. Why, one may ask. Because obviously I was close to a lot of those people, spent 3 years with them, seeing each other almost every day. Truth is I can't come up with a single reason for wanting to see...
    EvilShadowWalker EvilShadowWalker 22-25, F Aug 15, 2010

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    Not Because I Don't Want To

    I will never go to a high school reunion, not because I don't want to but because I wouldn't know where to go. I lived in a midwestern state growing up and attended two high schools in my hometown. Due to an ex-boyfriend harrasing me I had to switch mid sophomore year. My junior...
    coffeemom73 coffeemom73 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Are The Dropouts Even Invited?

    Yes I am one of those who will never go to a school reunion. I mean why would I? I dropped out in the tenth grade, pregnant at only 16. Funny thing is so many people remember me from school. I was the popular weird skater freak girl. I can't even explain it. Lets just say lot of...
    natnickeep natnickeep 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    3 Year High School

    I am a baby boomer so going through school, there were always plenty of us.  Each school I went to had to put up temporary classrooms to accomadate us.  I checked on my junior high many years after I went there and they had taken out all of the bungalows I had spent...
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1 56-60, M Feb 11, 2010

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    Uh, No Thanks

    Probably no one at my high school reunion would remember me.  It was a pretty large class.  I'm not ashamed but I just don't have anything interesting to tell the other folks.  It would be very tedious.  Worse, I don't drink so I couldn't even get through it...
    Sage360 Sage360 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    I Don't Remember Anyone From School

    The truth is id I think really hard I can remember just a few people from highschool. I have kept in touch with anyone and don't really care how they are now. I know this sounds calous and self-centered, but it is the truth. It was a long time ago and they have no impact on my...
    1SensualHeart 1SensualHeart 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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    The People I Would..

    hang around weren't really.. joiners. I've noticed whenever my graduating class thinks of putting together a reunion, all the "popular kids" are the ones that are going, I'd get along with them, but I really don't care how their lives are doing.
    oBeckyo oBeckyo 36-40, F Feb 26, 2011

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    And Here Is the Reason and My Response

    I have no interest in you or what you do, what you have done or what you will do.   As of the month of May in ’86 I have not seen nor heard from anybody and, to which in reflection I am grateful, for the 12 years in school I was greatly ignored...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 30, 2009

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