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Originally posted by dexterium
I can guarantee you that if some teacher decides to take my phone, they can have it for that class, and I will get it back at the end of class or else.
We're all people, and you respect me, and I'll respect you.
Originally posted by SWAT
Whiskey Jack I respect you in the fact you actually didnt just get all bent out of shape,
it was funny how even after all the personal attacks on my worth and grammer i never was that mad but after reading a single post nygden and spliff were already going off the deepend on how i was stuck on myself
and how anyone who has a cell with them in school should have it taken away, which is infact rediculous if they arent even being used.
i have never used my phone in class, but i have friends who work on a farm and such and sometimes during harvest or planting season they are needed in the field which is the one job that ive been thinking of but most of you would laugh at that anyway so...
as i stated later in a reply whiskey jack i worded my original post poorly and tried to correct it. then my spelling was attacked, which is ludacris beucase this is a forum of discussion not english class,
i plan on going to college and for some reason i should drop out beucase i posted this according to some people...
but i will agree with dex... i can respect that, dex seems to understand what im saying, but they want to take your phone away and not give them back, and i simply would refuse to give them my phone...
earlier .. probably spliff or whatever said something to my "theyve never tried to take my phone but id like to see them try" meant nothing more than that, they can try, but im not going to give my cell phone to some power hungry school official who is mad because they make as much as a manager at walmart in a year.
i posted this just for some discussion, never meant to cause all the angry posts which turned into attacks on my spelling and my personal worth,
thank you whiskey jack for actually taking the time to post a reasonable reply, but though i havent changed my opinion id be willing to go to something like dex said...
Originally posted by SWAT
the school I attend and several schools around here are now finding it a good way of abusing their power to either tell students if they have cell phones on in school they will be confiscated or they will be punished... one school has actually kicked a student out for having a cell phone go off in class, im talking about students in 11th and 12th grade (im in 12th)... it is very legit to say that by the time your 17 or 18 or 19 in those grades your personal finance or english class might be the least of your concerns as you may have a job or other obligations, so is it just me or for a school to say that they can take your phone away for having it on or using it during school legitimate? i certainly think not, especially if its on silent, i can see where if you let it ring during a class itd be annoying but everyone makes mistakes and its possible to forget to put your phone on silent... not sure what everyone else thinks, but i thought the last couple years in high school were to help you prepare for the real world, and the last time i checked you wont get your phone confiscated at work or at home for using it, heck most jobs people are on the phone with someone all the time... apparently the whole preparing for the real world is out the window... this is just how i feel (by the way, theyve never tried to take my phone, but id like to see em try )
[edit on 28-2-2005 by John bull 1]