What was your high school label? Jock, nerd, prep, emo, etc.

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What was your high school label?
Nerd 21%  21%  [ 11 ]
Jock 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
Prep 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Goth 6%  6%  [ 3 ]
None of the above 71%  71%  [ 37 ]
I'm not in high school yet. 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Total votes : 52

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20 Jun 2018, 9:17 am

The nicest label was "Weird". The labels when downhill from a perversion of my last name to descriptive terms for various bodily functions.


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20 Jun 2018, 9:37 am

I didn't fit in anywhere in high school. I was an outcast and still am.



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20 Jun 2018, 11:56 am

In the UK 'jocks' and 'preps' were in the same sort of category.

I was considered a chav with learning difficulties.


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20 Jun 2018, 11:58 am

I was in the "outcast of the outcasts" category.



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20 Jun 2018, 7:10 pm

From adults
"not living up to his potential"
"painfully shy"

From my peers
"homo/fa***t/queer"(anybody different who did not constantly talk about girls/have girlfriend got a homophobic label back in the 60's and 70's")
"spazz"
"kike"


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20 Jun 2018, 7:30 pm

I didn't really have a label, unless "invisible" counts. No friends or anyone I hung out with to speak of, kept to myself and was perfectly happy that way. I had all of middle school to adjust to the change from considering everyone I'd ever met a friend unless they proved otherwise, with absolutely no concept of the term "acquaintance" whatsoever, to being bullied by some people I'd thought were friends and otherwise mostly forgotten about. I went to the same middle school as most of the kids from my elementary school, but a different high school. If anyone was paying enough attention to notice me at all, they probably would've classified me as a bookworm (or more accurately, bookwyrm :lol: ) because I was always reading in my spare time.


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20 Jun 2018, 9:59 pm

I wasn't called any of those things. I was pretty much invisible for my entire high school(Unless someone wanted to cheat off my work). I have been called anti-social or retarded and slow, do any of those count as a label? I gave myself my own label "Ninja" or "Ninja in the shadows".



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20 Jun 2018, 10:23 pm

My brother told me a lot of people talked about me and they were trying to fit me into some category but they couldn't fit me into anything because they just found me to be so weird.

Everyone did think I was an as*hole, I guess, so if that's a category, I guess there's that ^^



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20 Jun 2018, 11:54 pm

I was never called Dork but I think it's the category I fit into best. I was called other things sometimes like dumb-ass & gay


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21 Jun 2018, 2:08 am

Musicians, professional or no, are their own form of weird. From the age of 10 to this very day, I never liked most forms of popular music. I was pretty much treated as a non-person. Then again, coming from the “wrong side of the tracks”, because both my parents were the black sheep of their respective families, pretty much meant that help of any kind was never forthcoming from anyone. (Mom, though never diagnosed, suffered mental illness, presumably bipolar I, no thanks to a drunken and extremely abusive father. Dad, being neglected by his father, when his father and mother divorced, probably suffered from what is now known as childhood emotional neglect.)


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21 Jun 2018, 4:04 pm

Well I was a complete outsider during Highschool and really High School was one of the worst times of my life.



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22 Jun 2018, 10:30 am

Everyone thought I was a lesbian I guess from my non interest in dating. That's how it was in Cali in the 80's. My ASD may have had me give off that vibe oddly enough.

People left me alone for the most part. What they thought of me? No idea and didn't care.



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23 Jun 2018, 2:33 am

Fluctuated between outcast, nerd, and psychopath.

Guessing for the psychopath one the stereotype of school shooters as being isolated loners. Evidently if ‘The Faculty’ movie is to be believed culturally - before this, 1999, we were seen as the “Stephen King kid” for similar reasons.

Yeah, high school sucked.



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24 Jun 2018, 8:50 am

I desperately wanted to be an emo in high school. All the girls I wanted to be like and be friends with were emos. However, my sensory issues prevented me from dressing the part, and I was very bad at being "emo" so I was pretty much just a loner. I didn't really have any friends and I spent all of my time watching and obsessing over TV shows and Anime. Since I've graduated, I've become more content with just being myself.


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27 Jun 2018, 4:11 am

"Werewolf," if I recall correctly...


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