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    Rucksack. You can find cool looking rucksacks by brands like Animal and Billabong XD don't want to be straining your shoulders carrying all those books either :/ leave handbags for outside of college/6th form/uni
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    Worst thing was a holdall breaking on me on the train journey home from Aberystwyth at the end of the first year. I had 4 shopping bags full of stuff, a large suitcase and a holdall. Got off at Wolverhampton, and as I went to change platforms the strap and the zip broke. Even worse, when my train came in, there was no room to put any of my things, and I put the holdall where I was going to put the suitcase. Fortunately when we arrived at Birmingham New Street, the train pretty much emptied, so I only had the inconvenience of a suitcase on my lap for the first 20 minutes. I did cope alright with it at Basingstoke though when I made my second change, but needless to say it made a stressful day of travelling even more stressful.
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    For me I use The North Face Borealis bag. It's supposed to be a kind of outdoors mountain climbing bag, but also works well as a school bag . To be honest it doesn't really look that cool, but it has got a lot of padding on the shoulder straps which help if you're carrying a lot of weight and also its pretty water resistant - perfect for UK weather
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    (Original post by gagaslilmonsteruk)
    Worst thing was a holdall breaking on me on the train journey home from Aberystwyth at the end of the first year. I had 4 shopping bags full of stuff, a large suitcase and a holdall. Got off at Wolverhampton, and as I went to change platforms the strap and the zip broke. Even worse, when my train came in, there was no room to put any of my things, and I put the holdall where I was going to put the suitcase. Fortunately when we arrived at Birmingham New Street, the train pretty much emptied, so I only had the inconvenience of a suitcase on my lap for the first 20 minutes. I did cope alright with it at Basingstoke though when I made my second change, but needless to say it made a stressful day of travelling even more stressful.
    That sounds like a nightmare!
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    when i read the title i thought this was about a colostomy user
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    I would recommend either a rucksack type bag or, if you don't like them (I hate them!), a laptop bag. I used that for sixty form mostly because I hated carrying everything in my arms or struggling with a heavy handbag. They can still look a bit clunky but they're way more durable than handbags, especially if you get them from somewhere that specialises in bags as opposed to fashion. Also, if you can, get an A5 size folder because they're much easier to carry around.


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    (Original post by Lady_L)
    So I need to take a lot of folders, books etc. to sixth form. Problem is my bags can never take much of the weight. The base of the handles will tear etc. for instance my bag just breaking in the middle of the street and thudding on the floor whilst in a rush for school.
    What kind of bags do you take to sixth form/college that can withstand a lot of weight and be large enough?:confused:
    I don't take textbooks to sixth form, all my revision happens at home. I just have a messenger bag with some notes and my lunch in it.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    when i read the title i thought this was about a colostomy user
    Were you disappointed? ahaa
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    (Original post by fudgemuffins)
    I don't take textbooks to sixth form, all my revision happens at home. I just have a messenger bag with some notes and my lunch in it.
    My teachers make me bring them to the lessons...
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    (Original post by WillowLeaves)
    I would recommend either a rucksack type bag or, if you don't like them (I hate them!), a laptop bag. I used that for sixty form mostly because I hated carrying everything in my arms or struggling with a heavy handbag. They can still look a bit clunky but they're way more durable than handbags, especially if you get them from somewhere that specialises in bags as opposed to fashion. Also, if you can, get an A5 size folder because they're much easier to carry around.


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    hmm that's a good idea!
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    (Original post by Lady_L)
    Where you disappointed? ahaa
    ermm the comedy potential would have been greater...

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    (Original post by the bear)
    ermm the comedy potential would have been greater...

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    Ahaa sorry
 
 
 
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