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Who was the weirdest kid/s you knew in school ?

  1. Jan 11, 2004 #1
    Who was the weirdest kid/s (whatever your definition of that is) that you knew (well, or only casually) at high or elementary school (or know if still at school) and do you know what happened to the person/s ? Did they become successful and have the last laugh on others, or did things not work out so well for them unfortunately.
     
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  3. Jan 11, 2004 #2

    Evo

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    I was. I didn't socialize with other kids my age because I thought they were too immature and I just couldn't relate to them. I had a late night radio program at the age of 15 (on an all volunteer, public supported radio station) no one knew my age. Our transmitter was bombed by the Ku Klux Klan. Not a single normal person worked there, I fit right in. :wink:

    The verdict isn't in yet.
     
  4. Jan 11, 2004 #3

    jimmy p

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    Me i think!
     
  5. Jan 11, 2004 #4

    Monique

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    Friends of mine are 24/26 and are still too immature
     
  6. Jan 11, 2004 #5

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    I'm not surprised. You seem to have it quite together Monique. :smile:
     
  7. Jan 11, 2004 #6
    I went to high school in the late 1960s and early 70s. At that time no one in the general public had ever heard of an autistic/savant. When I found out years later what that meant (think: Rainman) I realized suddenly what had been up with this one guy I went to high school with: social basket case, perfect recall of unbelievably long lists of completely unimportant information, rigid adherence to daily routines and the same food, and sudden, object throwing tantrums. Autistic/savants are rare and I feel lucky to have known him.
     
  8. Jan 11, 2004 #7
    A kid everyone called 4 eyes!
     
  9. Jan 11, 2004 #8
    This kid from high school that would sleep every math class, wakes up only to take tests and gets a 95-100 each friggin time.

    He always borrows my notes when exams are getting close heh.
     
  10. Jan 11, 2004 #9
    Whats up with all this immature kids bashing? Whats so wrong with being immature?

    jk

    The strangest kid I know was a kid who was not allowed to watch tv until he was 12. As a result he could not handle violence. Not like he was afraid of violence, when he saw it he became violent. My parents made me invite him to my overnight birthday party a while ago. We set up a dreamcast and then watched some tv till we fell asleep. Next morning this kid has his eyes 3 inches from the screen playing GTA2 gripping the controler like he was trying to strangle it to death. His eyes were bloodshot, it was very scary.

    Last I heard about him he was kicked out of a math/science camp because he was spending his free time killing chipmunks.
     
  11. Jan 11, 2004 #10

    Monique

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    I guess I was the outcast in school at times, not sure if I was the weird kid though I got called a bunch of names, but who doesn't, never really bothered me

    In primary school I got called 'straw along the waterside' where straw is a leaf of grass, I think that was pretty original :P they were commenting on my slender appearance ;)

    Oh thanks :O) I wish they were too though, at least the age difference is getting smaller by the day.. at least I hope..
     
  12. Jan 12, 2004 #11
    who was the wierdest kid i knew in high school? hrmm...let me think on that one for a minute...i'd hafta say that was.............ME...I had evo & moniques problem. All the kids i went to school with were on the maturity level of a 12 yr old...and i was way up there compared to them...we just didnt really get along because what they found funny i had stopped seeing as funny years before usually....oh well I still get the last laugh because I got outta the small town and their still there....

    -Ty
     
  13. Jan 12, 2004 #12

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    One of my best friends was a bisexual, anarchist, Scottish, Jewish, cartoonist who wrote music and wore the thickest glesses I've ever seen. I believe he does computer animation now. Haven't talked to him in many years.

    Njorl
     
  14. Jan 12, 2004 #13
    Weirdest kid huh.

    I knew this guy in first grade that drew anatomical paper dolls, showing all of the organs, bones, muscles and even pasted red and blue threads on the paper for veins. This same kid wrote horror stories, and had pointed tops to his ears (really) so the kids all teased him about being from outer space. He was quiet, shy, tall, thin, pale and had asthma. Almost every year the school nurse told his parents he probably was anemic. He started school when he was four instead of five so he was a year younger than all of his classmates.

    This was me. Yup, I join the ranks of Evo, Monique, Jimmy, twizted1 as among the weirdest ones in my school.
     
  15. Jan 12, 2004 #14
    Im almost 13 and im in middle school.
    IM in an advanced class program, yet Im still one of odd ones.
    Its probably because no one seems to get my subtle, sarcastic jokes. They call me names like Einstein (Which I think is dumb), And "genius"
    Other kids think its weird that I think. Sometimes, I'll be sitting down staring at something and thinking. people walk over to me and ask what I'm doing, and I say "thinking." They just say Im weird.

    They like me, but think im weird just the same.
     
  16. Jan 13, 2004 #15
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    Hey that was you? btw, can I see your notes on fourier transforms? got a test tommorrow...

    Yep- I was that kid *stretches from his nap*

    Usually it was because I already knew the stuff anyhow. They're teaching us x-15=5, solve for x, I'm sitting there trying to envision how a tesseract might be percieved in 3 dimensions. Eventually the school caught up to where I was at..
     
  17. Jan 13, 2004 #16
    My, my, aren't there a lot of us that are outcasts?

    Personally, I wouldn't consider myself as weird but my teachers and classmates in school all believe otherwise. But really, I think that they are the ones that should be labelled as weird. Every morning, everyone at school joyfully marches in rank and file to the school field to sing the national anthem, and then to recite the prayer. In all, the entire process eats up 20 minutes of my precious time and this happens on a daily basis! Also, we are given huge mounds of homework and are expected to finish all of them in time. Most of my classmates sleep at around midnight everyday (for the sake of homework, not hormones) and wake up at five in the morning (to complete outstanding homework). And they do this with joy! They spend ALL their time doing homework that strike me as unnecessary and too elementary, and yet they still seem cheerful. None of them have time to watch TV, read magazines, or to generally spend time on things outside of school! Even during weekends!

    So what is your verdict? Am I the weird one (trying to go against the local system in Brunei) or does the title go to them?
     
  18. Jan 13, 2004 #17
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    I was always the one in class coloring in the pages and writing the occasional thing down to look like i was paying attention....couldnt sleep in mine or else I woulda been....

    -Ty
     
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