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Media Impact on Teens' Ideas for Their Futures 10 Replies

As a current High School student I know first hand how much kids are expected to plan their lives from a very early age. By 8th grade my home economics teacher had us do a presentation on what we wanted to be “when we grow up” and what college we…Continue

Started by Meg W in Debates, Intellectual Discourse, and Current Events. Last reply by BP on Thursday.

More Than This by Patrick Ness - February's Blurbing Book Club 1 Reply

So for February, I'd like to choose More Than This by Patrick Ness.  1. Read the book. 2. Come back to this forum and leave your thoughts about the book. You can write a sentence, you can write an essay, it doesn't matter, whatever you want. 3.…Continue

Started by Michelle in Books & The Blurbing Book Club. Last reply by Rebecca Kent Mar 25.

 

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It's All Geek to Me

"Meh."


Three letters that express so much indifference, laziness, mild disappointment, and a general malaise to one's own existence, but there is also much more to that small interjection. It proves a point that language is not static. It morphs (like a verbal giant mechazoid,) with each new generation, each new year, and even with each new Netflix original.


In case you are unaware, Meh is a term that was coined by The Simpsons all the way back in…
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Posted by Adam J Brunner on April 15, 2015 at 11:56am

Bachelor thesis on Nerdfighteria (Questionnaire)

Hello! 

I'm a student at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. Right now I'm in the process of writing my Bachelor thesis in Global Studies, and have chosen the subject of Nerdfighteria. More specifically the purpose of my study is to examine ideas among Nerdfighters about things like society, morals and action for positive change. 



The material for the essay will be a selection of the answers to a questionnaire and six depth interviews with different Nerdfighters (participants in the questionnaire who agree to be interviewed). I would be glad if some of you would answer my questionnaire. Unfortunately, because of research ethical decisions and practical decisions I've had to make, you have to be 21 or over to participate - but I will share my results with all of you here afterwards, if you're interested. 



Here is the link for the questionnaire: …

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Posted by Tova Crossler Ernström on April 6, 2015 at 7:34am

Visually Nerdfighters.

Posted by Dave Johnson on March 12, 2015 at 5:41pm

The feels

Posted by Lothian Tam ~ Admin ~ on February 12, 2015 at 2:03pm — 3 Comments

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Vertigo_One [Ops Mod] replied to Vertigo_One [Ops Mod]'s discussion Walter Scott - Can we now accept the strong probability of police racial abuse
"Poor Tamir Rice was a kid who died of stupidity. He took a real looking gun, right after a time of unrest (MB),  and was pointing it at people including the cops when they drove up. Were the cops supposed to wait and possibly get killed? The…"
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Vertigo_One [Ops Mod] replied to Maggs Science's discussion Why haven't guns been outlawed yet?
"That fact is reflected by and is used in comedy. No. Sorry, a comedy show is NOT a legitimate source of data.  My point is accommodations have been made for generations including reverse discrimination. The data doesn't bear that out.…"
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Latch33570 replied to Vertigo_One [Ops Mod]'s discussion Walter Scott - Can we now accept the strong probability of police racial abuse
"The MB stuff is evidence of YOU not acknowledging evidence that contradicts what you think. First just because the store owner didn't press charges or call the police doesn't mean MB didn't do it. Maybe he didn't call the cops…"
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Latch33570 replied to Maggs Science's discussion Why haven't guns been outlawed yet?
"The Oprah W interview was talking about inner city blacks, and at least now you acknowledge that there is a problem with their behavior and culture.  Judging by your last comment though you still say that it isn't their fault. There has…"
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OTP with Troye Sivan

Hello Nerdfighters!Anyone here who loves Troye Sivan as much as I do? What isit that makes us feel him, "feel the feels right where it hurts". What's your fave song and why? And thousands of other tiny little things we all dream of.Let meknow soon!See More
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Vertigo_One [Ops Mod] replied to Vertigo_One [Ops Mod]'s discussion Walter Scott - Can we now accept the strong probability of police racial abuse
"The "evidence" you are claiming from the Mike Brown case has already been disproven, The shop owner reported that in fact he did not call 911, and in fact many analysists have confirmed that the video looks like he paid for them. If he did…"
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Vertigo_One [Ops Mod] replied to Maggs Science's discussion Why haven't guns been outlawed yet?
"""If you are a child in the United States, you can get an education." And she doesn't think that American students--who, unlike Africans, go to school free of charge--appreciate what they have. "I became so frustrated with…"
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