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    1. It's not the 1970/80s anymore! if you have acne, in terms of getting into a relationship it's essentially game over!
    2. I revise like no tomorrow, can i PLEASE stay up until ten playing with my friends. I spend all day revising (im 17) and they know it.
    3. I look tired but i'm not 90% of the time.
    4. when i get angry, i dont "grumble about" i get MAD :P
    5. Dammit mum, i would clearly rather play with my friends rather than my 13 year old brother "because hes bored and i have to be a good brother"
    6. My little brother has proper issues, he's nice but sometimes he just randomly flips out ITS NOT NORMAL!!!!
    7. I can eat more than two mouthfuls before getting full.
    8. Just because i got 75% not 95% doesnt mean ive failed, low grade boundaries do actually exist.
    9. It takes more than a bottle of cider to get drunk.
    10. Im not a flippin' idiot, i'm not going to drink like crazy then throw up at my friend's 18th (it was pretty boring and we both just watched some crappy videos while his family enjoyed football)

    there are WAY more where that comes from but i think 10 is enough
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    They don't understand how much of a big difference those extra 15 minutes of sleep make. Also, apparently it's fine to be rowdy and messy if you're a boy, but nahhhh not me. Because cleaning is def my main priority. Yup. Setting a real gr8 example for me, ma.
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    what being cool is
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    gap years.
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    That a plastic screen protector is not better than a glass one.

    "But glass screen protectors are bad because it'll break if you drop your phone, plastic ones don't"


    And to this very day, she still believes this.
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    I actually thought reading this "Oh god, what's ChaosKass" going to come up with on this thread. Then I realised I haven't seen any posts from her for quite a while...
    Pretty sure Kasse was banned and reincarnated as Len Goodman.
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    (Original post by BasicMistake)
    Pretty sure Kasse was banned and reincarnated as Len Goodman.
    Ah, ok. I did wonder...
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    1.) Brexit
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    3.) That the Article 50 case was not to spite democracy, but was simply maintaining our constiution
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    (Original post by UWS)
    Maybe I should just buy my mum a touch screen laptop so she doesn't have to worry anymore :lol:



    Lmao omg this happens to me too! I get lectures from my mum when that's what uni is for



    Parents and technology don't really mix :lol:



    Remember when you were younger and they told you to go to bed and switch off the game but you weren't at a save point
    I figured this out quick, just unplug the the rgb cable and the screen goes off, but leave the console on over night, and play from the point you were at the next day :smug:

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    (Original post by UWS)
    Is there a thing that your parents make wrong assumptions about? It could be about you specifically or about anything out there (e.g. technology, food, TSR etc...).

    1. That I can have female friends and not be dating them
    2. That I do stay behind at university to do work and not mess around...
    3. That your laptop screen is not a touch screen... :facepalm:

    Discuss.
    My mum doesn`t understand that:

    I`d rather she didn`t buy me a lot of clothes ~ I`d rather buy them myself. (I don`t mean to sound spoilt but I prefer buying something I`m actually going to wear rather than something I don`t like.)

    That spending time in my room doesn`t mean I`m necessarily working

    Aaaand that universities have other students to look at so interview invites and offers aren`t a casual thing to get one morning in the post ^.^
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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    1.) Brexit
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    3.) That the Article 50 case was not to spite democracy, but was simply maintaining our constiution
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    Your parents sound badass, like an angry dad yelling at the TV :sly:
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    How to not get scammed online. Happened like three or four times now, and she gets annoyed at me when I say she shouldn't be buying things online without consulting others first if it's a legitimate website or deal.

    Like ma, I love you. But you have lost money you literally could not afford to lose because of your silliness. Swallow your damn pride and ask for help.
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    Alleviate the stress of poverty and the weight on the shoulders of the less fortunate.

    It's just not fair.
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    (Original post by UWS)
    "You should be studying for your exams in July"



    For a second there I thought Robert was 14 years old :emo:
    So did I

    That Thursday lessons finish at 2:50, and Friday at 4:30 every week, without fail, so please don't yell about my lateness
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    (Original post by UWS)
    Is there a thing that your parents make wrong assumptions about? It could be about you specifically or about anything out there (e.g. technology, food, TSR etc...).

    1. That I can have female friends and not be dating them
    2. That I do stay behind at university to do work and not mess around...
    3. That your laptop screen is not a touch screen... :facepalm:

    Discuss.
    hehe 2 and 3 definitely!
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    My mom/dad doesn't understand:

    - how i could do stuff on my tablet when it's detached from my keyboard ('It's a touchscreen, mom')
    - how I've get loads of mates when I don't leave my room for months ('I've got Facebook, its been around, like, forever..')
    - when i say 'I'll be out in a minute' this means the time it takes to finish and save the place I'm on in COD ( I know u don't understand, but just understand it's a matter of life & death for me..)
    - not every young person is rubbish with money ('mom, I do maths, I can calculate in millions, I'm not gonna blow my entire student loan on drugs, sex & rock 'n' roll)
    - I can understand what going on the TV without you giving me a running commentary on what a character is doing (' hey, the guy's reaching for his gun'. 'Dad, I can see it on the TV..')

    What my mom/dad understands:
    - Brexit is bad for young people (me), bad for the economy (them & me), bad for jobs (me).........& they voted Remain (I love you, mom & dad!!)
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    How to not get scammed online. Happened like three or four times now, and she gets annoyed at me when I say she shouldn't be buying things online without consulting others first if it's a legitimate website or deal.

    Like ma, I love you. But you have lost money you literally could not afford to lose because of your silliness. Swallow your damn pride and ask for help.
    Your mum sounds like my mum. She got scammed a couple of times and when I tell them what they should be looking out for, they tell me off or not telling them earlier or they tell me off for getting rude
 
 
 
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