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i have a friend who failed his GCSE's because of WoW. He skipped school all the time to play it..

P.S GCSE's are qualifications in the UK for finishing high school.
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post #52 of 78
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Blood is only red once it hits the air. D:
Not entirely true either arterial blood in the body is red. Venous blood in the body is oxygen depleted and not red and indeed all blood that leaves the body and enters an oxygen rich environment becomes red.
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Not entirely true either arterial blood in the body is red. Venous blood in the body is oxygen depleted and not red and indeed all blood that leaves the body and enters an oxygen rich environment becomes red.
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Well I have one friend who flunked out because of WoW, but I have other friends who play it a lot and still pass, so it's all about priorities.
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Well I have one friend who flunked out because of WoW, but I have other friends who play it a lot and still pass, so it's all about priorities.
Yep. Only thing that happens when I stop playing WoW is that I end up playing my consoles... I'm doing one or the other..
    
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So just because he couldn't manage to control himself and take responsibility for real life priorities, you avoid those games? Sounds like a personal problem. It's in no way, shape, or form, the fault of ANY video game maker. Everyone makes their own decisions, and some people CHOOSE to make WoW their priority over everything else.
those with weak minds will do weak things. Just like for me its I eat too much therfore im fat. I dont LIKE being fat, but I love to eat too much to not be fat lol. Oh and I also hate excersising.
    
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those with weak minds will do weak things. Just like for me its I eat too much therfore im fat. I dont LIKE being fat, but I love to eat too much to not be fat lol. Oh and I also hate excersising.
But you do realise you have the ability to change when ever you want and it was your own decision?

If you don't like it, change yourself Maybe make it a new years resolution?

Exercise is actually really good fun! Seriously.

About 2 years ago I was the skinniest kid on earth until I started going to gym. Now I'm mediocre and building up. Once you get past that initial wall and see some improvements it actually makes you happy when you exercise.

Take a chance, you might surprise yourself

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Blood is only red once it hits the air. D:
I quite obviously fail at life

I must ask for your forgiveness, your holyness
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The people who are dropping out "because" of WOW are going to drop out anyway. WOW is just something for them to do while they don't study or go to class. Take WOW away, and replace it with any other meaningless waste-of-time activity, those kids are still going to drop out.

You know why the college drop-out rate is rising? Because universities are accepting more and more students (mostly less-qualified than previous years) to recoup the losses they're experiencing due to budget cuts, therefore there will be more and more drop-outs. It's not because of WOW or video games or anything else.
    
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i have a friend who failed his GCSE's because of WoW. He skipped school all the time to play it..

P.S GCSE's are qualifications in the UK for finishing high school.
GCSE's mean squat now, especially after 2 years. GCSE's are overhyped by secondary schools because poor grades give the school a bad reputation. In my opinion, many of our high-schools need to be less obsessive with appearance and financial gain.
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Same can be said with alcohol and drugs.
    
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