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Posted 08 July 2012 - 11:15 AM

Here in Ohio, pretty stupid actually.

My wife works for a local College, and a girl and her mother were recently complaining bitterly about the girls financial aid. Seems that they were very upset about being charged the CHEAPER in state tuition rate...

My wife pointed out that they were from Cleveland...and they wanted to argue that wasn't really part of Ohio.

Same girl had flunked bio Chemistry 4 times, and they girl and her mom were indignant that the girls chances of getting into med school were going down the drain. They demanded a chance to take the class again at no charge...and wanted to know why the teachers at the College couldn't teach.

Wife pointed out that the rest of the class had passed and that the girl had a 23% in the class...and suggested something other than med school. Mom and girl were even more upset...

So...the question is...how stupid are people where you live.
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Posted 08 July 2012 - 01:38 PM

Girl AND her mother need to go in the kitchen and make me a sandwich.
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Posted 08 July 2012 - 06:51 PM

well, come on now.
Everybody knows Cleveland is actually part of Finland.
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Posted 08 July 2012 - 11:01 PM

Come here...it's getting better every day....


Darwin could have studied here....
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Posted 09 July 2012 - 07:21 AM

Survival of the dumbest? :blink:
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Posted 09 July 2012 - 07:44 AM

Oh, New Jersey has it's fair share of stupid people too.

As a fire police officer that primarily performs traffic duty, I'm always questioned about why "I" have closed a road - then told that it's the only way they know how to get home. The people asking usually have lived in that area most of their lives. My standard response is, "Well today you're going to have to learn a new way home." They typically aren't thrilled with that advice :lol:

I'm sure my fellow NJ posters will add their own stories soon :P

Edited by GMTruckGuy74, 09 July 2012 - 07:49 AM.

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Posted 09 July 2012 - 07:53 AM

I live in a college town. I don't have the time to answer this in its entirety. :lol:
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Posted 09 July 2012 - 12:25 PM

I live in a college town. I don't have the time to answer this in its entirety. :lol:


Lol!
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Posted 09 July 2012 - 12:53 PM

Arizona has more than it's fair share of Ameritards. The future looks to be more like 'Idiocracy' sooner..
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Posted 09 July 2012 - 01:19 PM

As you guys know, I spend 75% of my time traveling around the eastern half of the country. I get to see more than my fair share.
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Posted 09 July 2012 - 02:12 PM

Yea even here in Seattle a state of only 6 million but has some of the highest College educated workers we still have to deal with Dumb and Dumber. Latest one was the stupid extreme liberals that paid for a lady who continue to chooses to sleep and was pregnant and because of the way she looked she went and did something stupid, assaulting an officer, so the police locked her up and later in the night she screamed she was giving birth, but the night shift ignored her as a crazy due to her police record over the last 20 years and some bleeding heart lawyer took up her case and sued the City of Seattle and won a 5 million dollar verdict and says he will manage her money for her after he takes his 33% fee.

Yea right, she is back out on the street while this so called lawyer is enjoying her money. Amazing the amount of people that choose a path of life and then are used to screw over the tax payer.
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Posted 09 July 2012 - 03:55 PM

And that's a huge part of the problem...a refusal to take personal responsibility. Yeah, I am more liberal than conservative in some ways but I am not an extreme bleeding heart by any means.
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Posted 09 July 2012 - 04:05 PM

Yea even here in Seattle a state of only 6 million but has some of the highest College educated workers we still have to deal with Dumb and Dumber. Latest one was the stupid extreme liberals that paid for a lady who continue to chooses to sleep and was pregnant and because of the way she looked she went and did something stupid, assaulting an officer, so the police locked her up and later in the night she screamed she was giving birth, but the night shift ignored her as a crazy due to her police record over the last 20 years and some bleeding heart lawyer took up her case and sued the City of Seattle and won a 5 million dollar verdict and says he will manage her money for her after he takes his 33% fee.

Yea right, she is back out on the street while this so called lawyer is enjoying her money. Amazing the amount of people that choose a path of life and then are used to screw over the tax payer.

That does sound like a police brutality case, though. If someone was pregnant in jail they should have recieved medical attention..
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Posted 10 July 2012 - 09:47 AM


Yea even here in Seattle a state of only 6 million but has some of the highest College educated workers we still have to deal with Dumb and Dumber. Latest one was the stupid extreme liberals that paid for a lady who continue to chooses to sleep and was pregnant and because of the way she looked she went and did something stupid, assaulting an officer, so the police locked her up and later in the night she screamed she was giving birth, but the night shift ignored her as a crazy due to her police record over the last 20 years and some bleeding heart lawyer took up her case and sued the City of Seattle and won a 5 million dollar verdict and says he will manage her money for her after he takes his 33% fee.

Yea right, she is back out on the street while this so called lawyer is enjoying her money. Amazing the amount of people that choose a path of life and then are used to screw over the tax payer.

That does sound like a police brutality case, though. If someone was pregnant in jail they should have recieved medical attention..


She got it when they heard her screaming at the point of giving birth, but then why was she allowed to even be capable of producing kids that are taken away and put into foster care when she cannot take care of herself.

There are valid reason to have a gov sterilization program. All children that are downs, retarded, etc. In other words kids that actually have undeveloped brains should not be allowed to be capable of reproduction. This is what allows the over all human populations to become stronger rather than weaker. IMO.
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Posted 10 July 2012 - 10:42 AM

Wow, dfelt. Bring back the eugenics movement of a century ago? :confused0071:

BTW, the vast majority of those with congenital mental deficiencies (esp. Down syndrome) are incapable of reproduction. Especially men.

Edited by Lamar, 10 July 2012 - 10:43 AM.

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 12:52 PM

Wow, dfelt. Bring back the eugenics movement of a century ago? :confused0071:

BTW, the vast majority of those with congenital mental deficiencies (esp. Down syndrome) are incapable of reproduction. Especially men.


Sadly, while some are not capable of reproduction, there are still many that are and some moron lawyers here in washington sued and won saying that these downs adults have a right to reproduce if they so choose.

The problem is since the state is taking care of them in a state home, what the tax payers are now responsible to pay for their kids also? No, if a person cannot take care of themselves, then you need to keep them from being a burden on society. This is for the good of the many over the good of the few. We need a smarter stronger human race, not a incapable one.

Guess if this is gods plan then we are all doomed to be stupid compared to evolution of humans using their brains for betterment of society, which means you keep those from reproducing that cannot really take care of themselves.
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Posted 10 July 2012 - 02:00 PM

So...the question is...how stupid are people where you live.


Heh ... what's the criteria?

If we're talking people who believe Ch#$r%*et ... then the results will be astronomical.......

Just sayin'.

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 03:33 PM

Disagree completely on principle, dfelt.

But, in the interest of not ruining the whole thread, I decline to pursue it further.

Edited by Lamar, 10 July 2012 - 03:34 PM.

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 04:21 PM

around here, I'm convinced the stupid people outnumber us smart people 100:1

An actual conversation I had with some kid with a flat tire the other night.
Me: Hey, kid, you know you got a flat tire, right?
Kid: (obviously stoned; stops, contemplates, suddenly becomes offended) Whaaaat?
Me: The tire on your car is flat. you need to put air in it.
Kid: What'd you say? You wanna fight punk?
Me: Dude, you gotta, like, fix your wheel maaaan, it's totally f**ked up.
Kid: (finally notices his tire) Oh, sh**, sorry bro, didn't see that.

seriously, I don't understand that. It makes NO sense. Has the term "flat tire" suddenly become some sort of insult in the past few years, and I didn't know about it?
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Posted 11 July 2012 - 04:25 PM

I always sort of thought of Ohio as high in the middle and round on both ends./Warner Bros.
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