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Comment ID #296935

Damn it, Paulo.

caerydd April 10, 2015, 1:00 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296936

Test

HappyThyExceed April 10, 2015, 1:00 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296937

It’s bangin’ time

Everyone is gay hooray April 10, 2015, 1:00 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296938

You don’t need a textbook where this is headed, Paulo.

Mert April 10, 2015, 1:00 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296939

lol. He forgot to do other things

TigerJolt April 10, 2015, 1:01 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296940

Mike has a double bed? Uh-oh. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

a human April 10, 2015, 1:01 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296941

TWO PILLOWS!

gardnaeden April 10, 2015, 1:01 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296942

He’s still intensely blushing tho
MxP CONFIRMED

HappyThyExceed April 10, 2015, 1:01 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296943

…Does this mean it’s canon that they have an inventory screen?

Proba April 10, 2015, 1:01 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296944

Double bed… Could this be… :love:

Miralcl April 10, 2015, 1:01 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296945

Hey. That wasn’t a jeer! WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT HAVE YOU DONE WITH PAULO?

Gate April 10, 2015, 1:01 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296946

Why so smiley, Paulo? YOU DONT GATTA CRUSH ON MIKEY, DO YA???

ChapulaFairy April 10, 2015, 1:02 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296947

Study buddies or bunk buddys? Also Mike has a King size bed???

toydoc April 10, 2015, 1:04 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296948

*Puts on a turtle helmet and takes aim with the missiles*
Just try and leave port mikeXPaulo ships….

michael April 10, 2015, 1:05 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296949

*prepares to raise anchors* WEEEEEEEEEEEE’REA COMIN’!

ChapulaFairy April 10, 2015, 1:06 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296950

mike’s obsession with his phone is bothering me lol

Jaime April 10, 2015, 1:06 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296951

Paulo’s life is a dating sim and he just triggered the “sharing a textbook” scene. Save your game, Paulo! This could be a crucial event worth a lot of relationship points! Did you remember to bring Mike’s favorite items?

Also, embarassed Paulo is friggin’ adorable. Look at that little punim.

MigBird April 10, 2015, 1:11 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296952

Wow mike if you put your phone down and stopped texting whats her face once in a while you might have realized paulo didn’t have his books from the beginning and could have said something. Now paulo is going to have to share a book with mike and sit next to him there faces ever so close as they read the work making paulo totally not feel any more gay than he already is.

Blue fox April 10, 2015, 1:12 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296953

Mike has been looking at his phone a lot and base on his face in the second panel I have a feeling something might be off. Maybe something bad is happening on Sandy’s end of things? I’m curious about that now.

On the main topic I wonder how this study session will go. Since Paulo is still worried about being seen as gay I wonder what he’ll do to make things even more awkward.

K April 10, 2015, 1:13 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296954

Posted image

Caption contest?

SuitCase April 10, 2015, 1:15 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296955

The thing is that Paulo would blush intensely if any gay things that got shoved to his face and gay thoughts inserted to his mind, as if that his mind would not reject that he’s somehow gay and straight at the same time XD

HappyThyExceed April 10, 2015, 1:16 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296956

And then they almost did something but Mike was all like “I am currently in a relationship” and Paulo was like “oh” and they were both like “ok” And then A BUNCH OF ANGST HAPPENS. [Future predictions from Bacon]

Bacon April 10, 2015, 1:18 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296957

Mike: “You actually like One Direction?”

Paulo: “…they’re okay.”

Purin April 10, 2015, 1:29 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296958

Posted image

Sure.

Proba April 10, 2015, 1:47 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296959

@Bluefox May the salt be with you

a human April 10, 2015, 1:48 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296960

Mike: “What are you doing?”

Paulo “Your mom.”

Dragaroth April 10, 2015, 1:49 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296961

seriously can he put that phone away for 5 MINUTES <.

Toopy April 10, 2015, 1:52 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296962

Mike- “So… you don’t have your book?”

Paulo- “D..don’t be mad, senpai!”

Haha I had to

Antinyxa April 10, 2015, 1:56 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296963

when i opened this i almost thought it was going to be porn

iceberganalogy April 10, 2015, 2:06 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296964

I want the future predictions from @Bacon to become true with the bottom of my heart.

but anyway judging by how mike has been looking all goopy at his phone something’s probably wrong with sandy. i wonder if this’ll play a part in this chapter somehow. if not, it’s nice foreshadowing and I’m expecting to see her again soon! :D we still know so little about her, after all. let’s develop all characters while lucy is gone since i have a feeling that wouldnt happen once shes back and steals the spotlight. :x

axjpls April 10, 2015, 2:18 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296965

oh my god paulo’s face
this is too much for me

my ship
//my ship//

kenketsu April 10, 2015, 2:25 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296966

I’m pretty sure Mike and Paulo would never be an item ever due to Sandy. If Mike wouldn’t even go after Lucy what makes you think he’d go for Paulo?

Mike isn’t gay and never will be. If anything Mike will end up with Lucy because Mike’s long distance relationship with Sandy won’t last. Sandy isn’t even a main character so it’s obvious they won’t be together forever.

BlackStealth08 April 10, 2015, 2:35 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296968

@BlackStealth08
While I think you make a good point about Sandy not being a main character, I think their relationship will last because of that: right now Sandy is nothing more than ‘the girlfriend’. Her sole purpose in the comic is just for Mike to be with someone. And as Mike seems to be one of the few people capable of having a relationship for more than a week in this comic I don’t think he will leave/cheat on Sandy. And from the few glimpses of Sandy we can see, she feels the same way as Mike does.

Also, WHY DOES MIKE HAVE TWO CUSHIONS? Is Sandy coming over? :D


@Suitcase I did my best, I know I’m lame
Forgot to tell Mike

__noname__ April 10, 2015, 2:48 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296969

@chapula
NOT ON MY WATCH! Gunner! fire the torpedos! No ship will land in my land but LucyxPaulo!

Also, based on nonames comment, who wants to bed that Paulo meets with and flirts with Sandy, Lucy and Mike get together for long list of reasons, and then Paulo comforts Sandy and they get together…..*BEgins building SandyXPaulo ship for everyone to burn*

michael April 10, 2015, 3:02 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296970

I just thought about this actually. How come paulo hasn’t failed classes and doesn’t have to redo a school year yet? I see him always goofing of when it comes to school. Either paulo is super smart so he doesn’t have to put any effort in schoolwork (which already in the comic implies he’s not i think, he’s more streetsmart not booksmart like daisy) or the school tests standards in the bcb are really low when someone as lazy and not so booksmart like paulo could still pass. Would be quite awkward if paulo had to redo a year and ended up with jazmine as his classmate XD

Lara April 10, 2015, 3:17 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296971

Amaya, matt and mike are very patient and forgiving of paulo in this chaper btw. All three had encountered his misplaced rudeness in this chapter but are quite chill about it. Mike, when somebody pushes me i would not have helped them later with their schoolwork (only if they would have apologized). I hope mike is really over it and doesn’t crop it up inside and then explodes later. But i have good hopes for mike :)

Lara April 10, 2015, 3:25 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296972

Mike: What? Why are you staring at me?

Paulo: you’re really… cool, you know?

I actually had a lot of trouble with this…

Shade April 10, 2015, 3:36 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296973

For goodness sake Paulo take that blush off your face! You’re making me feel awkward too D:

#include April 10, 2015, 3:53 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296974

Stop… Stop with the mother ****ing phone… AT least when you have company!

Nightwish April 10, 2015, 3:55 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296975

No textbook? Well then, they’ll have to find another way to pass the time ;)

Joekirk April 10, 2015, 3:59 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296976

that last panel

“Getting real tired of your s*it Paulo”

CoolBad April 10, 2015, 4:06 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296977

The fact that the comic is done in watercolor is really cool and adds a unique feel to it, differentiating it from most webcomics. (It also displays I decent amount of skill, in my opinion- watercolor is kinda difficult to work with, I think.) Personally, though, I think the comic was better when they didn’t look so chibi-like, ascetically speaking anyway. They look too young for the types of situations they are going through. Over all, though, I think BCB is pretty good. I’ve been reading it since it was still in colored pencil drawings, and I must say you’ve improved a lot, madam.

On another note, though I’m not sure you’ll actually see or answer this, I’m curious. Do you have the entire comic plot planned out already?

the Lusty Argonian Maid April 10, 2015, 4:10 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296978

@Lara
It’s VERY easy to fake your way through high school. People can almost always find a way through even without intelligence or drive. And something I’ve seen in high schools is that they don’t always “hold you back,” per se, but come senior year, you just have to have required courses done and passed. While you are still classified as a junior, you could still be taking a freshman-level class trying to make it up if you’ve failed it twice. So maybe it’s planned that Paulo could be failing all his classes, but come senior year, he finds himself not able to graduate unless he makes up those classes and makes some serious turn-around in his academics as he realizes he needs to move on with his life.
Or we just have a plot convenience.

thedrpalmer April 10, 2015, 4:42 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296979

Mike: Did you bring it?

Paulo: I literally forgot I was DOING you tonight…

Lucas April 10, 2015, 4:44 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296980

@Lara, I personally goof off all the time at school, simply because I don’t like to work… But when it comes to grades, that never shows any effect whatsoever on my all A’s except for a single B in Spanish. So, yeah. Never worked a day in my high school life yet!(or at least until I get all my AP classes next year.)

Shade April 10, 2015, 4:50 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296981

Mike: Why is my photo app open… And why are you blushing?..

Paulo: Because you have pictures of Sandy.

Israphael April 10, 2015, 4:57 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296982

Do the Hula? photo Do the hula_zpsgk2mepgt.jpg

Ziur April 10, 2015, 5:10 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296983

Mike, you’re probably worrying over nothing, and being glued to your phone isn’t making it any easier. You know Sandy loves you, she’s just probably really wrapped up in her work and/or is super tired at the end of the day.

That being said, I really hope he doesn’t take Sandy’s silence as her finding someone better or whatever and start calling himself a boy toy, even if it would provide these two something to mope bond over.

Huntress_RVW April 10, 2015, 5:27 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296984

Calm before the storm, people.

Boy, Mike sure is occupied with his phone. I know some people noticed this before, but it definitely wasn’t this blatant. Maybe there’s something going on between him and Sandy?

Or maybe this is showing how obsessed he truly is with her; that the distance between them is more excruciating than it has ever been, and the one thing Mike cares about more than any other is constant communication with his love…?

A bit of a stretch, I know. Either way, it’s more drama for the pile.

Cryo April 10, 2015, 5:57 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296985

yeah well but this is confirmation for me, something is going on in Mike’s phone…

Vanilla April 10, 2015, 6:06 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296987

Paulo looks sooo cute in this page!!

azure_dreams April 10, 2015, 6:57 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296988

Ah. Suddenly breaking up Sandy and Mike just to make this out-of-nowhere sex preference change work somehow. :/

Mark April 10, 2015, 6:58 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296989

DOUBLE BED!! 8D

TarriPup April 10, 2015, 7:08 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296990

@Mark
Now that would be pushing writer’s integrity right off of the bridge.

Proba April 10, 2015, 7:38 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296991

Not Impressed photo Not Impressed.jpg
Mike’s not going to be the sub in THIS relationship.

Cryo April 10, 2015, 7:42 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296992

:nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope: :nope:

Anon April 10, 2015, 7:43 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296993

I just realised that they’re going to share textbooks, which will intensifies his homosexuality, dis gon b gud, for the sake of comedy

HappyThyExceed April 10, 2015, 7:47 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296994

Posted image

Poor Paulo.

Mert April 10, 2015, 8:46 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296995

you know, surprisingly… i am enjoying the comments on this page. :P

well, looks like these two will be sharing a textbook, most likely… among other things. :smirk:

Thanatos April 10, 2015, 9:02 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296996

@Mert
I knew that would happen eventually….

michael April 10, 2015, 10:02 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296997

Page 17 “You wanted me to help tutor you tonight, right!?”
Oh baby, tutor him, Mike. “Tutor” him.
This page, “I literally forgot we were doing this tonight.”
Come on, Paulo. When have you ever forgotten to “do it” with someone else.

Love the change of pace in the usual personalities of the characters.
Mike is being super aggressive and Paulo is being super passive, it’s halarious!

Don’t worry, Paulo. Mike only gets rough if you start resisting.

Blank On Purpose April 10, 2015, 10:48 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296998

No text book? well gosh guess we can’t study… What ever shall we do now to pass the time?

Anon April 10, 2015, 11:22 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #296999

I don’t even understand how…
You’ve all got issues, do you realize this?

Proba April 10, 2015, 11:26 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297000

Oh God the captions LOOOOOL

Lolly April 10, 2015, 11:31 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297001

Caption contest is going great lmao
But we need moarrr! Cmon guys, Suitcase is begging for MxP content :P

Anthony April 10, 2015, 11:53 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297002

@Blank On Purpose, just one word: Role-play.

Shade April 11, 2015, 12:31 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297003

Posted image
So inconsiderate, Paulo.

Purin April 11, 2015, 12:58 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297005

@Purin HAHAHAHA XD that’s a good edit. You should put it in the Candybooru (also the other images from the previous guys)

*Last edit: ****, I didn’t notice that Suitcase posted that image for a caption contest.

OneOfYourNeighbors April 11, 2015, 1:06 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297006

@The_Mylestone
So you know, the code to make images appear is img scr=
then put the address in quotations after. All in the less-than greater-than signs.

Proba April 11, 2015, 1:17 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297011

@Proba

Ha I know I goofed I’ll leave the internet forever now (JK thank you)

The_Mylestone April 11, 2015, 2:02 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297012

@Thedrpalmer @shade

Since bcb is based of the american system, I have to say that i’m quite surprised high schools worked that way and are apparently quite easy to do? I’m from Europe so that’s why i was confused. With my country, If you fail 3 classes or more in your year or even if you have perfect grades but do not show up a certain amount of times you are held back immediately. For example, you can’t follow your failed freshman-class in your junior year. But the advantage is though, for example, that if you failed 2 classes you don’t have to redo them in your next year.

Maybe for paulo, it is like you said thedrpalmer a plot convenience. Or he has to work a lot in his senior year.

Lara April 11, 2015, 4:43 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297017

http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/candybooru/ post/view/9041?search=MikexPaulo

Cut out Lucy in the left side, and there you have it, a panel sneak peek of the next few pages!

PauloTailz2K15 April 11, 2015, 10:10 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297018

First of all, SUDDENLY IN THE BEDROOM ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Second, that innuendo game is legit. “I forgot we were doing this tonight, dude~” ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

-Pauloguy here.

Zero April 11, 2015, 10:15 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297019

Study Group - Textbook = ?

HongKat April 11, 2015, 12:08 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297020

You’d better not start crying later, Paulo!

Random fan April 11, 2015, 2:13 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297021

I love AND hate this suspense. Is he or is he not?! aaaaaaaa

Anon April 11, 2015, 4:24 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297022

@Lara
From what I can tell, you just take the failed classes again the next year at the expense of an elective class.
It seems to me like there’s more care over attendance. A solid wall of D’s will get you through school, but if you miss eleven days as a straight A student you lose the credits for the class(es). Maybe there’s something in place for that type of situation, but I don’t know about it.

Either way, mediocrity is rewarded.

Proba April 11, 2015, 5:04 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297024

@caption_contest
Ha ha yes to all this! =D

awesome Alan April 11, 2015, 5:42 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297025

@Lara
Though, it’s funny, for a system mocked for standardization, they have a “just take these certain classes by the end of your senior year, and here have some electives to fill the gap” setup. Yeah, you have to get a certain math to graduate, and you need to take those in order because they build off each other (such is the nature of math), but generally, the farther into high school you get, the more options you have. You can do chemistry, or physics, or earth/space science any year (beyond freshman, because biology is required then), to meet the “one science class beyond biology by senior year” requirement, you have different levels of English classes to meet the “X semesters of english” requirement, and different math classes to satisfy the “need to take one math class each year” part. you could be taking College-level calculus senior year, or basic stats class, depending on your path. You just need to get there by the end instead of hitting landmarks each year. Personally, I found I could have graduated high school with the loweest possible standards at the end of sophomore year if I took the right classes. There’s a vast gap between in the bare minimum you need to get by, and what you can do to be most impressive.

@Proba
Yeah, for me, you miss 11 days (excepting doctors notes and school-sponsored trips, like a competing sports/academic/performing groups having something during the day) and you just start getting suspensions. So, it’s a kind of vicious cycle of “you miss too much school, we keep you out of school so you fail and have to retake stuff.” Just like if you’re late to class too much, you get in-school suspension, so you just sit in a room and do work. Miss too much class, and we take you out of class. So you’re not directly failed, but kinda forced to fail unless you’re a strong enough student to fight through it.

thedrpalmer April 11, 2015, 5:47 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297026

That last panel, “You make it difficult to love you sometimes, Paulo.”

Sanitarium April 11, 2015, 6:03 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297027

Mike: “I’m really hungry for a snack all of a sudden.”

Paulo: “You don’t say??? ;)

H.F. April 11, 2015, 7:56 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297028

Bedroom + Blushes + Alone = ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Simple math.

Ur mum April 12, 2015, 1:09 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297029

It doesn’t take a seer to see that the author is tantalizing the hungry masses with yaoi subtext in order to slap them in the face and AHA

Seer of Trope April 12, 2015, 1:12 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297030

@Seer
Classic homoerotism, but actually brilliantly implied. That is, assuming you are right. And trust me I hope you are.

michael April 12, 2015, 3:00 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297031

MY GOD DOES THIS MEAAAAN………………………………… D: PAULO WHATCHA DOIN’ M8?? Mad Lucy WHADDA BOUT LUCY?? ;_;

chickenlicken April 12, 2015, 3:17 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297032

8-) <3 :unsure: We all seen it coming sooner or later. And I guess the bed knew what was about to go down and decided to double in size out of no were.

TigerJolt April 12, 2015, 3:23 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297033

Oh Paulo, it’s okay, you can be straight (Lucy) and gay (Mike) at the same time 8-)

HappyThyExceed April 12, 2015, 5:47 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297034

FYI for those who is questioning Mike’s double bed, Mike had it since the events of “December”, and what makes you think he bought that double bed just for Sandy (or Paulo)? XD He might’ve simply wanted a bigger bed just like my friends who sleeps on a double bed :smirk:

HappyThyExceed April 12, 2015, 5:58 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297035

Is Sandy okay? :s

nah April 12, 2015, 7:11 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297036

what the ****

please no gay **** pleasr April 12, 2015, 7:53 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297037

@proba @thedrpalmer

Hmmm seems that the schoolsystem easily bores or demotivates people i think, if im only going with your opinions about it and the info i have right now.

Proba i have a different grading system. Instead of letters we have numbers. A 1 till 5 is a bad grade but a 6 - 10 is a passing grade (with 8-10 a a really good grade and 1-4 a super bad grade) so is a D in american schools like a 6?

thedalmer you can take collage level subjects in highschool? Awesome, sounds like something daisy would do. Is It also possible in your system, just like you can retake failed classes in previous years, that you can take classes above your year? Therefore maybe graduating sooner?

Lara April 12, 2015, 8:24 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297038

Mike has a double bed, so now he just needs to find a blue feather.

Shade April 12, 2015, 9:17 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297039

@lara
1) A lot of highschools in the U.S can take college classes, most of the time on the college campus. You had to be doing really well though.
2) The U.S grading system works by assigning 1/100, then attaching a letter to it. a 6/10 or 60/100 would indeed be a D. And 8-10, or B, A, and A+ respectively would indeed be a good grade. F is anything below 6, which is just failure.
edit: 90% of the time, C is satisfactory performance, meaning passing grade.

michael April 12, 2015, 12:42 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297040

@micheal

This has daisy written all over it. I totally see her doing this. Seeing a shy daisy all nervous surrounded by older collage students. Would be a fun bcb chapter I think.

It seems quite weird that the usa has a number system and a letter sytem. Seems more useful to just use one system? O well

Lara April 12, 2015, 1:53 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297042

@Lara
Yeah it becomes an issue because some schools have a 66 be an F and some have a 59 as the F, so where you can get an A in one school it’s a B in another, and a national standardization/reform just won’t happen. Like my school has a generally harder grading scale, so what is a B+ here (91%) is an A- most other places, but all colleges see are the letters. It should just be numbers.
And yes, we have the AP (advanced placement) program where high schools offer the AP class, and if you score well enough of the final exam and get a passing grade in the class, a college will almost always take it as a credit. And, dual credit, which is where a public college will say a certain high school class also counts as a college credit at that school, and therefore those college credits have to transfer to other public colleges. Of course these classes are harder that the bare minimum, but by the time I graduate high school I’ll essentially have already done a year of college, and can probably get my 4-year degree in 3 years if I plan it right. I will have done just about every general study classes done in high school so I can focus on just my degree courses.
So yeah, you can have kids doing bare minimum work getting through largely without a brain or even learning anything, or you can have kids going through and have a year’s worth of college done.

thedrpalmer April 12, 2015, 9:33 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297043

Furthermore: http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c77/p11.html
Though questions that aren’t multiple choice don’t necessarily stick around in your head either.

Proba April 12, 2015, 11:28 PM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297045

The sexual tension is too much for me to handle :’(

Dhurrhdudur April 13, 2015, 1:08 AM America/New_York.

Comment ID #297047

@thedrpalmer

That sucks immensly that collages mostly look at the letters and not at the numbers. The numbers are more accurate at assessing somebodies intelligence. The work-difference shocks me. That you can trully be really lazy & stupid to make it in high schools of america but on a postive note follow collage classes (therefore getting your degree in maybe 3 years instead of 4). Where i’m from, while my educational system is far from being perfect (far from perfect XD) you can’t get away with being lazy & stupid. There has to be a balance. For example: either you are super smart but lazy or you are hardworking but unfortunatly not so smart :p. In my personal experience it does seem that the supersmart people with no work ethic always in the end have to develop the work mentality because they otherwise can’t make it in collage. The people that work really hard but don’t learn quickly seem to be quicker burned out and stressed. O well.

Lara April 13, 2015, 10:06 AM America/New_York.

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@Lara
I forgot about something obvious to why we have letter grades! Very quickly(I lack time) GPA. It’s easier to calculate grade point averages to 5 variables rather than mitigate a 1/100 scale.

michael April 13, 2015, 11:19 AM America/New_York.

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Yay, 101st comment!

Dalmatians April 13, 2015, 11:58 AM America/New_York.

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Lara

Yeah college exists to teach you the value of work ethic, planning your time and putting effort into studying and listening to who is in charge all for a good grade.

Later on you can go into the real world with good work ethic, plan do the work by the deadlines, don’t slack off at work and be ready to do whatever the boss wants so you can have a paycheck.

Individuality and creative thought is not what is valued… it saddens me greatly. ;_;

Geth April 13, 2015, 1:07 PM America/New_York.

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