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anyone else fucked theirs up this week like me?
as this is www.alevels.com
Who cares, its easy to get into uni even shit ones
especially nice middle class white boyz
is incredibly boring.
Please don't do it. I doubt very much you've fucked them up and I'm sure you have an honourable career ahead of you as a vague politician, Brother Nigel.
I messed mine up twice and the first time I was renting a bedsit paid illegally by signing on and pretending I wasn't at college and not having mummy and daddy mopping up my self obsesed fringe of future banality.
You'll live - you'll just have to stay around Wanktown for another year whilst your friends go off their heads on new people's genitals in a strange new place
it's not so much i hate middle-classdom, because I am the most ridiculously typical liberal arts middle class boy imaginable.
But, i hate that taking for granted, laughably self-deprecating attitude where people who are going to do fairly well and already have their life sorted because of their background moan about "fucking up" exams. Seriously! the worst you're gonna have done is get 3 Bs or something
It's not like A levels mean anything now everyone has 3 As anyway
it's our fucking culture that makes people think being stupid is a GOOD thing.
Let's face it, you actually vaguely revelled in announcing that you'd "fucked up" even when you haven't, didn't you jono_key?
we have a self-depreciating culture rather than a self aggrandising one. Compare:
'I've probably messed up my exams'
'Woo! I ACED my mid-terms. RULE. YEAH. GO ME'.
I know which I'd rather punch in the teeth.
to the point people feel the need to say they've fucked up exams, even if they probably haven't/
I remember genuinely thinking Id fucked up my exams for what I maintain are valid reasons (the exam board disagreed) but I hadn't. Perhaps this was my pessimistic nature but it certainly wasn't for effect.
whose weird self-deprecation is often masked arrogance.
and stop complaining about middle-class white boyz, it makes you sound like a high-order twit. especially as you seem to think Bs are the minimum grade - they're not, people do do badly, often these people are middle-class. grow up and leave off people genuinely worried about life throwing a curveball. things will work out sure, but i'm sure you're always philosophical and never flustered by a thing.
OMGZZ you think did bad in exams!!!11!
1) exams aren't everything
2) you probably didn't. especially if you're posting on drowned in sound
Seriously, whine about girls or something instead. It's far more interesting, and often involvez pix.
i had no idea this was an affiliate of MENSA.
i think it's tedious to argue about what constitutes a legitimate concern - threads about not being able to talk to girls make me want to headbutt a hedgehog.
but i've yet to meet a pathologically stupid indie kid.
but i just can't bring myself to ; )
you're ideas seem sound, i just think you confuse articulacy and indie-sensibilities with doing well in examinations. in my experience there's not much correlation.
in my experience it's the total opposite. As long as you can articulate yourself well, you'll probably do well. Unless it's Maths or something, but who does that shit.
but I think it is a bit off to assume that everyone gets Bs and As.
are an A or B grade...
so there's a 1 in 2 chance you're wild generalisation is right? i like me those odds.
I revised two months in hand. I don't care what grades I get now because I know I worked as hard as I could.
It'll be worth it.
about pupils at school in the 80's and it made me remember the trauma of getting A-level results. They probably are the most important exams you ever have. So relieved I don't need to go through that again.
Good luck! No point in worrying too much until you get them. Even if you have messed them up there are loads of options.
i revelled in it did I? you really think I enjoyed sitting in the exam hall knowing I'd wasted the last two years... very strange logic you have. you people are very presumptuous when you want to be
I don't think I said any of that.
it was a reply to rock n roll massacres' torrent of abuse
you did fine
now man the fuck up and have a drink
rocknrollmassacre is marking my exam paper, he seems to have unprecedented faith in me
You're from a satellite town, you're clearly intelligent and articulate and a-levels aren't particularly difficult
You will have done perfectly OK. Perhaps not done amazingly, but you haven't fucked anything up.
is there any colour?
just told someone to man the fuck up and have a drink. You also moan more than most on here.
Anyway who are you?
And I don't think i'm quite the MOST effeminate
so I went to music college!
I just wasn't cut out for Psychology and Philosophy. Music Tech was a joke- we had no teacher for half a term and missed deadlines as we weren't told about them. Finished my AS levels with Two U's and an E. Music college seemed like the next best option :)
but the first two of my four went really well. As good as I could've hoped. Media was always going to be easy. But Law was giving me nightmares.
I've got a resit on Friday. Hoping I'll ace it. English on Monday is going to be the main hurdle. But in the first half of the year I got something like 86/90 so maybe I'll be ok with a shitty C or D this time round.
But I know lots of people who are saying they've fucked up.
For the record, I don't think any of them could be classed as strictly middle class. Apart from me, of course, hah-hah.
keep it up!
i fucked mine up three years ago.
months and months of nothing you have to do afterwards.
I've just done my finals, and I now have to enter the real world. And from what I've gathered, the real world is rubbish.
I totally messed up my politics exam, by writing the totally wrong thing for the question worth 60% of the marks. CRY.
how fabulously well it went, but it's not the case.
Fucking up exams = SERIOUS BUSINESS.
I can relate to that!
Had my USA/UK comparative and political ideologies exams today
That course sounds so much more interesting, though. Annoying.
Ah well, all be over on Friday.