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Your high school valedictorian...Marcel Marceau

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by markvid, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. markvid

    markvid Guest


    We read and see this stupidity more and more.
    I think the rule-makers sometime need to get a lesson in going too far.
  2. westcoastvol

    westcoastvol Active Member

    I think this is complete fucking horseshit.

    I only got a mild smattering of applause when I graduated high school, but then again, I didn't give a fuck whatsoever. All the people who got lots of applause now hand out stickers at Wal-Mart.
  3. budcrew08

    budcrew08 Active Member

    word for fucking word.
  4. D.Sanchez

    D.Sanchez Member

  5. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Why don't they just gag all the family members before the ceremony?
  6. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    That's a First Amendment lawsuit waiting to happen.

    That's bullshit to the nth degree.
  7. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Arrested? Handcuffed children? For cheering at graduation for family? Wow.

    That school ought to be embarrassed by this.
  8. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Yeah that is taking it a bit too far, but where do you draw the line on a formal event such as this?

    For my college graduation we had to wear shirts and ties, act appropriate as young adults should, yet many people in the stands were blowing whistles using airhorns and going crazy- after being told to hold their applause numerous times.

    I feel if people can't act appropriately after being told to, they should politely be asked to leave. If they fight it, then they should be removed. If they didn't want to be removed they should have behaved.

    But never arrested, unless of course they punch a cop or something in the process
  9. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Well, I have seen several of these stories regarding parents/family members being arrested or escorted out at high schools, middle schools, etc. But none at colleges.

    Makes me think it's more of the "Shut up and do what we tell you syndrome" than a real problem.
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