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I Will Never Go to a School Reunion

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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"...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 20 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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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...
    coffeemom73 coffeemom73 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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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...
    ZenPseudo ZenPseudo 22-25 Jan 23, 2011

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    I'm Living My High School Reunion - I live in a pretty small town, so I basically always end up running into a lot of familiar faces. It sucks! Not that I hated them them or...
    Perraman Perraman 18-21 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    Not Quite Fond Memories - I suppose if you were a jock, a cheerleader or one of those dream poetic types that the opposite sex drooled over or that people were inclined to want to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    High School Reunion: But These People Beat Me Up! -  The phone rings and yet another old classmate, Susan W. this time, has found me and wants me to attend their (I mean...
    esclavo007 esclavo007 46-50, M 1 Response May 2, 2009

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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...
    mistygrey mistygrey 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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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...
    HereticSafiya HereticSafiya 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2010

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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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 26, 2008

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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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    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...
    TalkN3rdy2Me TalkN3rdy2Me 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    Invitation to a High School Reunion - well, you guessed it!! i just received an invitation to my reunion next year(high school).  somehow  they tracked me down! ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 19, 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...
    autimom autimom 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 24, 2008

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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...
    standout2004 standout2004 26-30, F 1 Response May 9, 2012

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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...
    archie88 archie88 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2011

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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...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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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...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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    And I Don't Know Why - I loved HS, college. Had great times with my friends. Am semi-successful, nothing really to hide ... LMAO. Yeah - who am I kidding?? Failed...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 12 Responses Oct 8, 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...
    stevester stevester 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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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...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2010

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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...
    threatgame threatgame 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2011

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    School Reunion...yeah Right - ...I ignored the 10 year reunion...now i've been tracked down for the 25 year reunion...most of the people there wouldn't remember me, so me going is...
    didgyreandgimble didgyreandgimble 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 26, 2010

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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...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 4, 2009

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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...
    Bettyboop1983 Bettyboop1983 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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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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    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...
    AzaleaElise AzaleaElise 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2010

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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...
    clayantony clayantony 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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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...
    oBeckyo oBeckyo 36-40, F Feb 26, 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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    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...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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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...
    anonymousDude117 anonymousDude117 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2008

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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...
    Veronicqua Veronicqua 41-45 2 Responses Sep 21, 2010

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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...
    EvilShadowWalker EvilShadowWalker 22-25, F Aug 15, 2010

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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...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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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...
    crimsonashes crimsonashes 26-30, F Sep 21, 2008

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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...
    1SensualHeart 1SensualHeart 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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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...
    CreedenceGold CreedenceGold 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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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...
    briteside briteside 31-35, M Nov 1, 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...
    natnickeep natnickeep 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 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...
    Solidad42 Solidad42 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2011

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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...
    Sage360 Sage360 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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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...
    wildice wildice 18-21, F Jun 5, 2010

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