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    Depends what you mean by nerdy, usually at my school the popular people weren't nerdy but they were academically well achieving. Whereas some of the nerdy, awkward kids weren't very high achieving.
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    Depends what you mean by nerdy, usually at my school the popular people weren't nerdy but they were academically well achieving. Whereas some of the nerdy, awkward kids weren't very high achieving.
    When I say nerdy, I'm just referring to anyone who isn't a part of the popular group.
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    (Original post by RandomStudent420)
    When I say nerdy, I'm just referring to anyone who isn't a part of the popular group.
    How can that make sense?

    Did you go to an American high school?
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    (Original post by RandomStudent420)
    I have an unusual name, which some people may find funny.I'm not going to say my name on here because then you will know exactly who I am in real life.

    Anyway, it's 11 o clock at night and I can't sleep because I am so angry at the world.

    This time last year, some people at my old college who I did not know would shout my name whenever I was nearby because they thought I had a funny name and they got a kick out of this.

    But what annoys me about this is the fact that they think it was okay to do so simply because they were the 'popular kids' at school.

    I hate how the imagined hierarchical system where popular kids think they are better than the nerdy kids can make them think it is okay to treat anyone outside their popular group like a lesser human being.

    It annoys me greatly because this imagined hierarchical system is subjective only to a schooling environment and has no application to the wider world what so ever.

    In conclusion, I hate their arrogance.

    Do you feel me student room?
    We feel you Hamilton Toadfondler

    srsly just ignore these morons. in a few years they will be working in call centres or giving blow jobs to immigrants while you are sorted with a decent life.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    We feel you Hamilton Toadfondler

    srsly just ignore these morons. in a few years they will be working in call centres or giving blow jobs to immigrants while you are sorted with a decent life.*
    * If you work hard enough.
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    Stop imagining an imagined hierarchical system.
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    Just tell them they should go and screw themselves. If you don't want them to pick on you, you have to put your foot down. This 'hierarchical system' only exists if you allow it to exist.. if you allow those 'popular' people to think they can walk all over everyone then that is exactly what they'll do.
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    (Original post by RandomStudent420)
    I have an unusual name, which some people may find funny.I'm not going to say my name on here because then you will know exactly who I am in real life.

    Anyway, it's 11 o clock at night and I can't sleep because I am so angry at the world.

    This time last year, some people at my old college who I did not know would shout my name whenever I was nearby because they thought I had a funny name and they got a kick out of this.

    But what annoys me about this is the fact that they think it was okay to do so simply because they were the 'popular kids' at school.

    I hate how the imagined hierarchical system where popular kids think they are better than the nerdy kids can make them think it is okay to treat anyone outside their popular group like a lesser human being.

    It annoys me greatly because this imagined hierarchical system is subjective only to a schooling environment and has no application to the wider world what so ever.

    In conclusion, I hate their arrogance.

    Do you feel me student room?
    If you dont like your name i think you can change it when you're 18+ and its fairly cheap too

    You are right that social popularity & exlusion doesnt exist so much in the real world (at least not in the workplace), because if you're an adult and you still cling to juvenile notions of popularity and exclusion, people will just think you're sad and pathetic


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