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Old 06-06-2016, 07:58 PM   #1
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I graduated from High School today....

26 years late. Better late than never. Anyone else a dirty drop-out? Nicest car in the lot to pick up my diploma, must say.

Funny story. Pulled up next to a minivan a year ago. Kid yells "mom, mom, look!"

She says "that's a Porsche, and if you stay in school and get good grades, you can have one too...."

I almost said "don't listen to that, I dropped out of HS and did just fine", but didn't want to ruin that kids attitude....

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Very cool, you Da' man.
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Old 06-06-2016, 09:46 PM   #7
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Did it feel kind of creepy to go to prom a few weeks ago?

Congrats on graduating!
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Old 06-06-2016, 10:07 PM   #8
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Did it feel kind of creepy to go to prom a few weeks ago?

Congrats on graduating!
It's creepy looking at my moustasche and the awful tux from 1990.

Thanks.
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It's never to late to learn. I congratulate you on your persistence and perseverance to finish.

I was a terrible HS student - 6 year plan, 4 years, 2 summer schools. I wasn't allowed to walk in the ceremony and spent my senior summer in summer school.

HS in the 70's for me was exactly like the movie 'Dazed and Confused' - hence all the extra class time

10 years after I graduated HS I finally graduated College. This time it was because I was married, working full time trying to fit classes in.

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Old 06-07-2016, 04:57 AM   #12
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It's never to late to learn. I congratulate you on your persistence and perseverance to finish.

I was a terrible HS student - 6 year plan, 4 years, 2 summer schools. I wasn't allowed to walk in the ceremony and spent my senior summer in summer school.

HS in the 70's for me was exactly like the movie 'Dazed and Confused' - hence all the extra class time

10 years after I graduated HS I finally graduated College. This time it was because I was married, working full time trying to fit classes in.

My Hats off to you
They say opposites attract. My wife is a PhD Anthropologist. Told her I'm ordering checks that say HS after my name like hers say PhD.

The Dazed & Confused thing went well into the 80s, trust me.
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You and me both Timco! Got my diploma a week or two ago, as well as a sassy academic honors diploma.

Congratulations!
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Old 06-07-2016, 05:59 AM   #14
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I graduated High school in 86 and it took me 10 years to get my 2 year degree in 96 Still working on the 4 year degree, wonder if I will ever make it...
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Huh, what do you need HS for?

I've been practicing medicine for 30 years. and I've had my own Practice for 20.

Since I only ever claimed I was practicing, no one ever asked about a Diploma.

So what do doctors call their business when they are finished Practicing?

Probably need some extra schooling for that?
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Old 06-07-2016, 11:56 AM   #17
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I haz thu smartz now. Foretunate to haz dis paper now that sez so.
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Congraduationz, Timco!

Cooler than the Fonz...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvblcoDA1Jo
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