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Convince me to do my homework

Nebulous

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#1
bet ya can't :rolleyes:
 

Nebulous

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Dang :cat:
I'll attempt to get some done
 

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All the kids I went to high school with who didn't regularly do their homework are now dead, raising children out of wedlock, in jail, or addicted to heroin.
 

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No need to convince, you'll realise your mistakes when you end up unemployed, impoverished, frustrated with your life and wishing you could start over again, but you won't be able to. You'll have to settle for a life of making up after mistakes of your youth.

If you wish to get somewhere it requires similar consistency and effort as doing your homework, if you can't do it, it's likely you can't do other things.
 

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Don`t be the meathead Rob Lowe. Do your homework. And switch to DirecTV.

Or, if that first one didn`t work: "Don`t be a settler" (with your bad grades!)
 

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Do it or you'll end up sad and depressed like me because you don't know how to make yourself work when you should, and you will forever waste your potential.
 
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if you dont do your homework you will become more lazy and unable to do other stuff which you should, but if you do the homework you are giving up your soul because of some stupid shit which is completely arbitrary and pointless apart from the fact that society requires it, do you want to be a good little bitch or a champion of truth??
 

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I wonder what the etymology of homework is.

Home + work? Work you do at home? People doing that are either writers or some kind of freelance.

Okay dictionary.com uses a definition "schoolwork assigned to be done outside the classroom (distinguished from classwork)" So I'm guessing the word was made up after they modernized the education system? I'm betting it was the American system but then again the British one could also be a contender (post-1900)
Hmm..

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This is why you should do your homework.
 
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#14
do your homework
graduate
get a job
eat ass
carry a child in ur womb for about a year only to give it the most generic name u can think of
die

repeat after me : i am free!

OR

dont do ur homework
and dont do much else with your life rlli
feel yourself ease into the endless vortex of terror whenever ur relatives ask u about ur achievements at family gatherings
eat grease and raw salt
ur free and enlightened tho. free from the constratints of mundane every day banalities, and now u only reply in albert camus quotes no matter what kind of conversation ure having
die

the choice is urs
 

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#15
All the kids I went to high school with who didn't regularly do their homework are now dead, raising children out of wedlock, in jail, or addicted to heroin.
You see, I tell myself things like this constantly, but then I proceed to not do my assignments.

Lack of Ni? Denial? Why am I like this
 

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Bleh, homework is so mundane.
Just do well on tests and turn in the occasional project and you'll be just fine. You'll have a slower start, probably, but what's the rush...
 

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I have a 5 page paper that was due yesterday
I haven't started it yet
;-;
 

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Nebulous

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Do your homework or i'll find something stupid to ridicule in each of your posts so far.
Does this offer still stand? It's pretty motivating.
 

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#22
Dear past me

You probably did 3 homework assignments the entirety of lasts cool year
You lost ur scholarship, failed shit and got booted from Jesus school

BUT AYY guess what now you're at a public school and you're actually relatively happy for once so good going bab keep it up
 

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If you don't do your homework, the monster under your bed will eat you :cthulhu:
I ate the monster long ago and have absorbed its essence into my being
 

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Don't do your homework, its boring.
 

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No one's forcing you to do your homework.
 

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dont do ur homework
and dont do much else with your life rlli
feel yourself ease into the endless vortex of terror whenever ur relatives ask u about ur achievements at family gatherings
eat grease and raw salt
ur free and enlightened tho. free from the constratints of mundane every day banalities, and now u only reply in albert camus quotes no matter what kind of conversation ure having
die
:hearts::hearts:
 

Nebulous

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#29
but guess who's planning the next mass murder?

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)▄︻̷̿┻̿═━一 SCHOOL
Boom boom
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Help me though I have to finish 60% of an entire English course in like 20 days and I'm just procrastinating help help help help me
 

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#31
Set a specific goal and tell a friend you will give them a certain amount of money if you fail. It ain't a pretty solution, but it works.
 
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oh gawd how much i hated to analize phrases and paragraphs and all that stuff, like this is the core and the adverb and the subparticle related to the proton. wtf was that.
somehow managed to skip all that bullcrap and pass all the exams without understanding anything at all of it.
do just the necessary, that's my advice ;D
 

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It's 1:45 in the morning and I'm up doing a fcking English project that has to be done before first period tomorrow. It's supposed to be a group project but somehow the most difficult part of it got heaped onto my shoulders! But it's worth a test grade so here I am!
Ahhhrrrrrggh!!

K I needed to come here and scream imma keep working

Btw yes I haven't been on here much at all recently and that's because I've been putting in a nice good effort to get my school shit done. I mean I'm still behind in a bunch of classes and I suck. But fck it I need to do shit in life and if i want to be able to study what i want and have the career i want then I've got to up my game and make up for the shit grades and attendance in my past. I have to make up for that and then do fantastic on top of it. Show colleges, and myself, that I'm badass and can do shit.
 

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When i cant do my homework i remind myself that there are children in other countries that would prostitute to be in a position half as good as mine. then i stop complaining about my "difficult" life and get shit done.
or lay on the floor having an anxiety attack ;)
 

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Convince me to do my homework ... bet ya can't :rolleyes:
I'll take the bet to get you to re-think and/or re-frame what you presently REGARD `homework'.
What do I win if I do?

As another NY Boy -- I've read you post lamenting one-size-fits-all NYS common core horse shit -- I was prostrated on one-size-fits-all test beds in the form of NYS regents exams and the preaching that preceded them throughout the school year.

As an INTP who has had decades to recover from THAT trauma, here is what I'd have you KNOW:

The compartmentalization and over-specialization of as-if-DIFFERENT subjects and/or academic disciplines can engender schizoid fragmentation in an INTP's mind which wouldn't naturally occur as it does with _NTJ prone to discrete, fragmented compartmentalization by their naturally-occurring methods for dealing with complexity.

The `real' homework challenge is to resist compartmentalization and over-specialization WHILE finding the connections between what those presenting `content' would have you believe are dis-united, fragmented phenomena.

So ... as you're `doing' your as-assigned `homework' look for connections and ways of double- or triple-dipping.

== End of feeble, ineffectual attempt at `convincing'. ==
 

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do 40-50% and piss on the other 50-55%.
 

Nebulous

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What do I win if I do?
You’ll’ve helped a kid w potential but an f-ed up attention span/ ability to actually do stuff
And I’ll be very thankful
If I get rich I’ll send you money or opossums
If I send you the latter please, please treat them well


As another NY Boy -- I've read you post lamenting one-size-fits-all NYS common core horse shit -- I was prostrated on one-size-fits-all test beds in the form of NYS regents exams and the preaching that preceded them throughout the school year.

As an INTP who has had decades to recover from THAT trauma, here is what I'd have you KNOW:

The compartmentalization and over-specialization of as-if-DIFFERENT subjects and/or academic disciplines can engender schizoid fragmentation in an INTP's mind which wouldn't naturally occur as it does with _NTJ prone to discrete, fragmented compartmentalization by their naturally-occurring methods for dealing with complexity.

The `real' homework challenge is to resist compartmentalization and over-specialization WHILE finding the connections between what those presenting `content' would have you believe are dis-united, fragmented phenomena.

So ... as you're `doing' your as-assigned `homework' look for connections and ways of double- or triple-dipping.

== End of feeble, ineffectual attempt at `convincing'. ==
Yo thank you so much
This is helpful shit.
Oof im going on a lil college tour this Friday- lookin into microbiology

Yess
What I take from all this is that in order for school to really click I’ve gotta put in outside effort
Like hey google that thing I’m learning about, find better perspectives on it, click some Wikipedia links and see what connects to what
I need to make a web or else things are more pointless
Gotta connect that shit together
See things
Yeah man I feel this thank you
It’s reasuring/ makes sense

.. I’ve been staring at my homework for two days straight, sitting all crouched up on my desk chair, uncomfortable, getting barely anything done
 

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I hate working in the library. I haven’t got a single thing done, and I’m too jumpy; I get slightly freaked out everytime a person walks by me. Don’ttt like that.
I didn’t do my part of a school project and the person who was rightfully pissed off at me is at the library too, and has been trying to burn a hole in my conscience with laser eyes for an hour.

I brought my high school GPA up to an impressive ... 2.79. It’s progress but gosh I want to do better

I’ve got a good amount of frustration and this fear I’m trying to push down that I’m not going to get into the places I want to go, things won’t go to plan. I had a nice, pretty little plan put together where I would do one year at an art centered school that I could commute to (I would kind of rather die than have to stay in a dorm and pay $10000 room and board). I just wanna do some art next year. I love art. I’m not taking it at school this year and it’s bittersweet but it really hurts. Damn
So art school and then transfer to another school to major in forest health. I have a hat, had my sights set.
Some months later and the glamour of a Park Ranger dream is diminishing faintly, it’s cold as hell out, I’m tired

I have...
- An animal physiology assignment about cnidarians (god I wish I had a hydrostatic skeleton. That would be the damn liiife.) late by 2 days
- English assignment that was due in class yesterday but my friend and I were researching scrap metal instead. Late by 1 day
- Economics project?? Was probably due Friday? I really like this class; I got like a 93 in it first quarter! Late
- English Quiz to make up by Friday. Don’t feel prepared still.
- Business math budget project on excel, late but that’s mainly the fault of computer issues
- another business math project on excel. Late but I can’t do it at home so
- business math worksheets due tomorrow in class.
- I think there was more an phys homework but I don’t k n o w
- I need a portfolio if I want to apply to any damn art class ever so I have to make portfolio worthy art pieces

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Clearing my head here.
 

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Good. That's a healthy way of dealing with this.
 
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@Nebulous did you ever get around to doing that 2 and a half year overdue homework?
 
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wow do ur homework or ill ban u imo
 

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#42
The school system is founded upon racist traditions, stuck in a European logical "right-wrong" ideology, understandably so. You can do fine in it to be a good citizen, no one said revolt. No one said it'd be easy, if there's no free will, things generally take effort or some intent to do something. It's easier after you definitively decide what you want to major in.

You don't really have to put so much thought into things. It's effort. Tell people what they want to hear. If you think you can see what's best for people, say it, to let them know and empower their individual toolkit. Anything else is beyond the scope of this post and your answers can be found elsewhere.
 

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One of the hardest lessons for me to learn was; Life isn't about finding reasons why you can't or don't have to do something, its about figuring out how you can. Anytime you find an excuse you cheat yourself out of growth.

Jump on the grenade not away from it.
 
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#44
Clean your room!
 
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