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Tripon
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(04-21-2017, 04:50 AM)
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To give himself more time for video games each night, he wrote a very serious note from "the school" about how he wasn't doing well in "VIDEO GAME CLASS." Then passed the note along to his mom, Lori, who then posted it on Reddit.




"I held it up and asked 'what's this about' and he couldn't hide his devious smirk!" Lori told Mashable. "I emailed his teacher the picture of the note, and he had shown it to her as well."

And it worked too.


Even though Nathan admitted to his mom that "the school" wasn't concerned about his video game grades, the hilarious note did earn him 30 more minutes of video game time that evening. We'd say that's worth it.

http://mashable.com/2017/04/20/kid-f.../#TBYGwlGhCOqP
kingofthedead45
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(04-21-2017, 04:53 AM)
Kids are so manipulative, where do they inherent it? Naturally?
TechJunk
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(04-21-2017, 04:56 AM)
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This was on Reddit a couple days ago

Totally legit note I got from my 7yo's school today
https://www.reddit.com/r/pics/commen..._school_today/
aussiedude08
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(04-21-2017, 04:56 AM)
letting the kid play the extra 30 mins for pulling this shit is just going to let him think he can get away with more.
Izuna
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(04-21-2017, 04:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by TechJunk

This was on Reddit a couple days ago

As is almost everything on GAF
NinjaCoachZ
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(04-21-2017, 04:57 AM)
His teacher's name?

Albert.

Einstein.
TechJunk
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(04-21-2017, 04:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Izuna

As is almost everything on the internet

FTFY
Forsaken82
(04-21-2017, 04:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by kingofthedead45

Kids are so manipulative, where do they inherent it? Naturally?

Kids begin testing parents at an incredibly early age. I am fairly positive there are documented case studies on the matter.
LowlySmokeGuy
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(04-21-2017, 04:58 AM)
Damn those are some weak pushovers.

Would have never worked on my parents. They would have laughed and thrown it in the trash.
Piichan
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(04-21-2017, 04:58 AM)
They just rewarded him for lying. Good job, parents.
pete_clarf
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(04-21-2017, 04:58 AM)
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Kids are the worst.
Atomski
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(04-21-2017, 04:59 AM)
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Warning you are raising a con artist..
More_Badass
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(04-21-2017, 04:59 AM)
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Clever kid
NegativeCero
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(04-21-2017, 05:02 AM)
Slippery slope this kid's on. This is pretty adorable.
primasaurus
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(04-21-2017, 05:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by Piichan

They just rewarded him for lying. Good job, parents.

Creative writing is an important skill
Koppai
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(04-21-2017, 05:22 AM)
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They get it from the parents
Josh5890
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(04-21-2017, 05:24 AM)
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Not as good as the kid who made the power point so his parents would let him play GTA 5
Why would you do that?
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(04-21-2017, 05:25 AM)
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I'm impressed with his ampersand. I don't know anyone that can actually write one correctly the first time.
LordKasual
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(04-21-2017, 05:27 AM)
This is so confusing

I wouldn't know whether to beat my kid's ass or give him a treat for the gall
TheSpoiler
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(04-21-2017, 05:28 AM)
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Because this is the Internet the parents made that note and nobody can tell me differently.
Kyry
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(04-21-2017, 05:28 AM)

Originally Posted by Retro4ever

Not as good as the kid who made the power point so his parents would let him play GTA 5

Reminds me of this ad
duckroll
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(04-21-2017, 05:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by LordKasual

This is so confusing

I wouldn't know whether to beat my kid's ass or give him a treat for the gall

If you are remotely serious about considering beating your kid's ass for having the initiative and interest to practice negotiation at a young age, it's a good indication you are probably not ready to have kids. :)
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(04-21-2017, 05:32 AM)
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Reverend Funk
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(04-21-2017, 05:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by TheSpoiler

Because this is the Internet the parents made that note and nobody can tell me differently.

yep
Kurdel
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(04-21-2017, 05:33 AM)
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I have trouble believing anything is real these days.
More_Badass
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(04-21-2017, 05:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by LordKasual

This is so confusing

I wouldn't know whether to beat my kid's ass or give him a treat for the gall

You can't be serious

This is the kind of thing you praise your seven year old for being so hilariously clever, post it on Facebook so your in-laws can laugh about it, and then take the note out ten years from now for a light ribbing after he joins debate club
Kvik
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(04-21-2017, 05:36 AM)
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Should've cemented the deal by bringing up his straight As from last exam results.

They'll earn him an extra hour at least.
Hycran
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(04-21-2017, 05:37 AM)

Originally Posted by More_Badass

You can't be serious

This is the kind of thing you praise your seven year old for being so hilariously clever, post it on Facebook so your in-laws can laugh about it, and then take the note out ten years from now for a light ribbing after he joins debate club

If he was really that clever he would have printed the note on the computer instead of in his own crummy handwriting.

That is to say, some adults do have handwriting like that, but probably not 2nd grade teachers.
More_Badass
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(04-21-2017, 05:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Hycran

If he was really that clever he would have printed the note on the computer instead of in his own crummy handwriting.

That is to say, some adults do have handwriting like that, but probably not 2nd grade teachers.

Clever for a seven year old
aliengmr
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(04-21-2017, 05:38 AM)
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That is actually impressive. Would have given my 7 year old son an extra hour if he actually wrote that.
wedca
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(04-21-2017, 05:38 AM)
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Dear Mrs. Booker, your son is not performing well in Getting High AF 101. Please make sure he has an adequate supply of marijuana, preferably sativa edibles. Thank you, Professor Greene.
darkwing
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(04-21-2017, 05:42 AM)
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kids are so spoiled these days, back in our time, no TV, no anything if school days
poodaddy
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(04-21-2017, 05:45 AM)
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That's cute as hell lol.
My daughter is a crafty sort, so I look forward to seeing what kind of schemes she hatches when she hits this age.

Originally Posted by wedca

Dear Mrs. Booker, your son is not performing well in Getting High AF 101. Please make sure he has an adequate supply of marijuana, preferably sativa edibles. Thank you, Professor Greene.

Low brow is kinda your thing huh?

Originally Posted by LordKasual

This is so confusing

I wouldn't know whether to beat my kid's ass or give him a treat for the gall

Don't reproduce please.
LordKasual
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(04-21-2017, 05:47 AM)

Originally Posted by More_Badass

You can't be serious

This is the kind of thing you praise your seven year old for being so hilariously clever, post it on Facebook so your in-laws can laugh about it, and then take the note out ten years from now for a light ribbing after he joins debate club

Originally Posted by duckroll

If you are remotely serious about considering beating your kid's ass for having the initiative and interest to practice negotiation at a young age, it's a good indication you are probably not ready to have kids. :)

no i am not actually serious about literally beating my kids ass for trying to looney toons his way into playing more videogames
Netherscourge
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(04-21-2017, 05:48 AM)
A first grader that writes that well deserves more videogame time.
Dahbomb
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(04-21-2017, 05:52 AM)
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Getting them elektronicks son!
Sinatar
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(04-21-2017, 05:54 AM)
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Kid tries to lie to his parents and forge school documents and he gets his wish with extra game time?

I pulled that shit my dad would have whipped me with a coat hanger and grounded my ass. Of course my dad is a sociopathic asshole...
Kilau
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(04-21-2017, 05:54 AM)
Parents should get the kid a cat, he will get to bed on time then.
-Mikey-
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(04-21-2017, 05:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by Piichan

They just rewarded him for lying. Good job, parents.

Kinda like giving him $5 for his trouble.
Dizastah
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(04-21-2017, 05:56 AM)
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Cute. I'd explain to him that what he did was not right then work something out with him to give him extra game time. (Good grades, extra work, etc)
Wonder Peter
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(04-21-2017, 05:59 AM)
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So he forged a document and was rewarded? This is completely unacceptable, that kid will live a life of crime and society will collapse.
Soldiussnaku
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(04-21-2017, 06:02 AM)
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I respect the kids hustle.

Adorable. :)
ForkNetwork
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(04-21-2017, 06:04 AM)

Originally Posted by kingofthedead45

Kids are so manipulative, where do they inherent it? Naturally?

This is actually a deep question that regards how morality works in the human being and how much culture actually changes the way we work...

and it will be completely ignored :(
Iva Demilcol
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(04-21-2017, 06:05 AM)
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If I were his dad I'd get him a cat and call it Morgana.
LordKasual
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(04-21-2017, 06:05 AM)

Originally Posted by kingofthedead45

Kids are so manipulative, where do they inherent it? Naturally?

absolutely

children are technically manipulating their parents into feeding them before they can even speak
TimeEffect
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(04-21-2017, 06:05 AM)
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You guys have no idea what kind of crap people lie about to get to the front page on reddit.

He also spelled everything perfect except for electronics. I can't help but think it's fake lol
Bowl0l
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(04-21-2017, 06:07 AM)
Doesn't look legit.
The handwriting looks poor.

Fake news?
R_thanatos
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(04-21-2017, 06:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by TimeEffect

You guys have no idea what kind of crap people lie about to get to the front page on reddit.

He also spelled everything perfect except for electronics. I can't help but think it's fake lol

The story says that he has good grades
wedca
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(04-21-2017, 06:24 AM)
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Called low brow by a guy called poodaddy... now I've seen everything.

To contribute a serious reply, I think it was endearingly manipulative and I probably would've said "nice try mister" to the kid and not given him more game time but I'd buy him a little gaming swag like an amiibo or something out of the blue as a small reward for loving gaming.
Zen_Arcade
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(04-21-2017, 06:27 AM)

Originally Posted by kingofthedead45

Kids are so manipulative, where do they inherent it? Naturally?

I think they quickly realize that it's the only avenue they have to get what they want.

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