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Back-to-School Urban Legends

Aug 28, 2013

Have you been dreading going back to school all summer for fear of being stuck in a locker? Or perhaps you've been having nightmares for months about the mystery meat in the cafeteria. Well, Kidzworld wants you to decide - are these urban legends fact, or fiction? Take a guess!

Failing Grade

We've all had the nightmare where you can't remember a single thing on the exam and are rushing to fill in the answers minutes after your teacher has called time. But have you ever called a teacher's bluff? When one Miami, Florida student's teacher told him he would get a failing grade if he didn't finish the test on time, the student asked if he even knew his name. The teacher responded by saying "No. But I'll have a pretty good idea what your name is when I record your failing grade." The student slipped his exam in the middle of the pile and fled from the room. Sources say the student got a B+. Hmmm...

Lip Lock

Ever heard about high school sweethearts Sally and Johnny? These lovebirds were just trying to get a little kissing action out of the way at lunch, when their braces got locked together! They pulled and pulled but nothing budged. They had to shimmy their way to the nurse's office and call the fire department to pry those locked lips apart. So much for not having the WHOLE school find out about your love life.

Fries With That?

Although packing a brown bag lunch isn't always the coolest thing to do, it may be the safest. Do any of us really know what they chop into the casserole surprise, or what sort of meat is thrown into the batch of Sloppy Joes? Maybe all those horror movies where the cafeteria lady throws anything she can get her hands on into the meat grinder aren't that far off the mark. Just a little food for thought.

Have Your Say

Have you heard of any urban legends that you would like to share? Which of these stories are true and which ones are definitely hoaxes?

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Believe in Urban Legends or Not?

  • I think they are all real.
  • Only the one about the test could've happened.
  • I guess we never really know what's in our food.
  • None of them are real. They're just stories!

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Pink_Cool_Girl
Pink_Cool_Girl posted in General:
At 12 AM, I'll be 10. For now, 9 ;)
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PunMaster
PunMaster posted in Say Anything:
(ikr) Paperjam winced slightly, and then smiled. "Yeah, we're in space... Me and Dad were just out here, talking.... hey... I was wondering...  uh, have you ever heard of someone named Ink? People keep mentioning him to me, but I don't know who he is...."
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ThePaleWalker636
"Heh, well, that's fine. Nice to meet you, kid." I accepted his hand, giving it a good shake. ​"So, what's up around here? I notice we're in space." Looking up, I get a good look at Paperjam's dad. "Hey! I like the coat!" I had meant it to be a genuine compliment, but it came out rather rude. Oh, well. Too late to take it back. Paperjam's dad gave me a look of disgust. ​(({This is getting so cute! The side plot, I mean. I love it!}))
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jordand08
jordand08 posted in Say Anything:
I agree, and If you think the app is a waste of space on your tablet then delete it, and go online. You have to make your own decisions.
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PunMaster
PunMaster posted in Say Anything:
(PunMaster smiled. "It's beautiful Papyrus.") Error and Paperjam had been in conversation, and Paperjam was shorter than Error at the moment, probably quite a bit younger, he looked child like. Error looked a little bit older, and taller, and he wore a trench coat (still in the same style as his jacket though), and he wore Ink!Sans' scarf. Error and Paperjam looked over, and Paperjam stared at Iron for a moment, before asking something quietly. Error thought about it, before seeming to sigh, responding. Paperjam looked excited, his features brightening, and Paperjam leaped off their floating rock, landing in front of Iron. "Hi..! I'm Paperjam..! That's my Dad up there... uh... he isn't much for communicating with other people." Paperjam admitted, and then held out his hand in an offer of a handshake. 
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