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  • View Poll Results: Do you think everyone should do the Higher Tier?
    Yes, they're getting a pass with minimal effort
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    No, some people struggle to attain a C
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Not everyone is as academically blessed as you. You are rather arrogant.
    Omg thank you!!!! I'm so glad you're all jealous
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    (Original post by Tinka99)
    You're the biggest idiot here, not people who do foundation. People have different abilities and you must learn to respect that.
    By different abilities you mean disabilities! Have a bad day!😊
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    Not Cs. It is one C idiot. You're stupider than I thought.
    We all know what a C stands for!
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    (Original post by Prussia)
    We all know what a C stands for!
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    CRAP in Prussia's mouth.
    I agree but why put it in a spoiler?
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    (Original post by Prussia)
    Omg thank you!!!! I'm so glad you're all jealous
    Not jealous at all. Ftaod.
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I agree but I'm a retard who can only achieve Cs
    Oh I feel so sorry for you. Maybe try McDonald's? Hope I helped!
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    NO. I just did my English gcse paper and I wish I had done the foundation instead. Not everyone can pass the higher tier paper.
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    (Original post by prussia)
    oh i feel so sorry for you. Maybe try mcdonald's? Hope i helped! :e
    i'm already annoyed so stfu
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    i'm already annoyed so stfu
    Hahahahaha
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    i'm already annoyed so stfu
    Don't beat yourself up, you're almost certainly a nicer person than he is. Who would you hire? A self righteous bloke who rams his achievements into people's faces, or somebody who does the job and is a reasonable person?
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    (Original post by Prussia)
    Yes only idiots do foundation
    I disagree some people just aren't academic, why should they be punished?
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    (Original post by Prussia)
    By different abilities you mean disabilities! Have a bad day!😊
    Are you referring to my extra time thread? Anyways not all disabled people are entered for foundation papers or struggle academically. Guess a lost of disabled people are or were way smarter than you (Albert Einstein). You are just a dumb idiot who is too arrogant about being academically talented that you cannot see beyond yourself and understand others. People like you are just a not worth talking to so I am not bothering anymore.
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    (Original post by gregy521)
    Don't beat yourself up, you're almost certainly a nicer person than he is. Who would you hire? A self righteous bloke who rams his achievements into people's faces, or somebody who does the job and is a reasonable person?
    I'd hire me actually. My God you people can't take a joke
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    (Original post by Prussia)
    Omg take a joke. You autistic?
    What makes you ask that?
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    (Original post by Prussia)
    Omg take a joke. You autistic?
    Maybe, if most of the community hates you, you might be a bad person. I don't feel that you'll be in for a fun time in adult life. If you're this unbelievably pretentious in real life I'll assume you get bullied a lot. I think you should REALLY try acting like this to an employer. Or better yet, with your colleagues at a pub. I suspect somebody'll give you a 'Glasgow kiss'.
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    It takes some people years to get a C in maths, so no. Don't see how a Foundation level affects all you high flyers anyway.
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    (Original post by gregy521)
    Maybe, if most of the community hates you, you might be a bad person. I don't feel that you'll be in for a fun time in adult life. If you're this unbelievably pretentious in real life I'll assume you get bullied a lot. I think you should REALLY try acting like this to an employer. Or better yet, with your colleagues at a pub. I suspect somebody'll give you a 'Glasgow kiss'.
    Umm obviously I'm joking? Get a life and stop stalking me on my profile pls. I somehow doubt you have friends if you take everything to heart so much. I have a job and I get on very well with my employer for your information. Now please leave 😊
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    My god it's the foundation loser brigade. Please go shove your laziness up your ass.
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    From reading some of the responses here, I'm genuinely starting to feel conflicted about this - it's difficult to distinguish between people who "can't get above a C" because their mental faculties do genuinely limit them to having to sit Core papers, and between those who probably could get a C or above in Extended if they actually sat down and did some work.
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    (Original post by funky2722)
    Haha, oh dear, Prussia comes online to declare his grades. I wonder why? Bullying? Disability? Low self-esteem. Go on, keep flaunting your worth; it's entertaining how you value your not-so-impressive grades so highly, you think 11*s is an achievement? Grow up! Why don't you get 12? Maybe 13? Is it because you're incapable; perhaps you need help? I heard you are borderline A* in maths? Awww it's cute to see you try. I'm sure there's some year 10s that can help you out. I can already picture you as a 5 foot tall geek, who in reality would stand no chance in a public situation. Good bye and good luck. Youll need it with that attitude of yours.
    He does have a point though. It is annoying though to see people doing Foundation Tier in Maths. I love Maths and I find it insulting to the subject to see people not try or call the content too difficult. Apart from those who genuinely struggle (they might have a mental incapability) I feel disheartened by other candidates, often in council houses, smoke, drink alcohol and knock on people's house doors - as I've experienced of late. Of course this is a small minority. (I know this is a weird scenario). However, if teenagers have the effort to get drunk and run around like maniacs, can't they just simply sit down and do the frickin' higher paper?
 
 
 
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