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#126 2014-06-15 01:12:11

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

So you were born in New York? I see... Ugh... School is starting tomorrow here...


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#127 2014-06-15 01:14:17

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

Actually, I was born in Brooklyn New York. Ugh is a good word to describe it.

I did want to say that I do not think it is a wise decision not to take advantage of school no matter how ridiculous it seems. It is a very good learning experience.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#128 2014-06-15 01:17:51

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

I'm bringing some other books with me, so I could totally ignore the other classes that is not my cup of tea.

Last edited by chooipian (2014-06-15 01:26:45)


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#129 2014-06-15 01:18:00

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

Weren't you born in Europe?


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#130 2014-06-15 01:28:10

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

Maybe chooipian was, I was not.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#131 2014-06-15 01:28:58

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

Was pappym born in Europe?


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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#132 2014-06-15 01:31:35

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

No, I believe he was born in Bessemer Alabama but it was a long time ago.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#133 2014-06-15 01:33:47

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

I wonder why I was linking both of you to Europe. I think I know, but I'm not sure.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#134 2014-06-15 01:37:52

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

Grandpappym and grandmammym were both from Sicilia as far as I know. The other side is less well known.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#135 2014-06-15 01:38:07

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

No, bobbym (I mean Yoda) was born in an unknown planet in 896 BBY

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#136 2014-06-15 01:40:35

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

896 BBY? I have not heard that.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#137 2014-06-15 01:42:26

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

http://scifi.about.com/od/starwarscharacters/a/Profile-Yoda.htm


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#138 2014-06-15 01:43:47

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

How did you came up with pappym and mammym o.O? And also Bob? As in Bobbym? o.O


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#139 2014-06-15 01:44:50

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

I am afraid that whomever wrote that was not quite correct,


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#140 2014-06-15 01:45:21

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

There are also grandpappyd and grandmammyd.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#141 2014-06-15 01:47:49

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

grandpappyd claims he was born in Buffalo, That is debatable. grandmammyd can be traced to Barre.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#142 2014-06-20 11:20:37

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

chooipian if you're in the UK then you need 5 A to C's at GCSE level 2 or you wont be able to compete in the job market. It happened to me so i'm just giving you a heads up. Actually for some good apprenticeships you need 7 A to C's. If you want to do A level math then you need an A or A* for GCSE. You'll definitely want an A* for GCSE math, A-A* for science double or triple and B or higher for your English. The rest of the GCSE's don't matter but try and get the new computer science GCSE. This will help you increase your employment prospects.

As for learning, don't pay attention to your teachers. There are great resources online. Try to gather a group of likeminded individuals you can learn with. Cover the whole syllabus and go in to depth so you have a chance to get A*'s for the science, maths, english, computer science. Those are the staple subjects for the future. nothing else matters. Another language might help you.

DONT DROP OUT unless you can take 5-7 GCSE exams in the year that you would finish secondary school.

Last edited by PatternMan (2014-06-20 11:24:56)


"School conditions you to reject your own judgement and experiences. The facts are in the textbook. Memorize and follow the rules. What they don't tell you is the people that discovered the facts and wrote the textbooks are people like you and me."

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#143 2014-06-20 11:54:16

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

I think he wants to go to university.

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#144 2014-06-20 12:04:44

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

To get into university you need to do A levels. To do A levels you need GCSE's.   GCSE -> A levels > University undergrad  is the traditional route. You usually need 5 A to C's to be able to do A levels. If you want to study a subject at A level then you usually need it at A grade at GCSE level. Students pick 4 AS then continue 3 of them the second year. It appears chooipian is interested in maths and physics. So he would need to get an A-A* at GCSE maths and an A for double or triple science at GCSE in order to do physics and math at A level.


"School conditions you to reject your own judgement and experiences. The facts are in the textbook. Memorize and follow the rules. What they don't tell you is the people that discovered the facts and wrote the textbooks are people like you and me."

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#145 2014-06-20 12:10:27

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

I think he's in Malaysia, though.

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#146 2014-06-20 12:11:27

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

xD    *cough*....

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"School conditions you to reject your own judgement and experiences. The facts are in the textbook. Memorize and follow the rules. What they don't tell you is the people that discovered the facts and wrote the textbooks are people like you and me."

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#147 2014-06-20 12:17:07

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

PatternMan wrote:

Cover the whole syllabus and go in to depth so you have a chance to get A*'s for the science, maths, english, computer science. Those are the staple subjects for the future. nothing else matters.

English doesn't matter for universities in the UK, right? Don't they just look at three A levels?

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#148 2014-06-20 13:00:43

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Re: Wish I don't have to go to school

You need a C in GCSE English most the time. They want your English to be up to the standard that you can learn from the books you read, assignments, etc and write reports, essays, and a dissertation at the end.


"School conditions you to reject your own judgement and experiences. The facts are in the textbook. Memorize and follow the rules. What they don't tell you is the people that discovered the facts and wrote the textbooks are people like you and me."

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