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Thread: Waves vs School
Jan 29, 2013, 07:38 PM #21
Jan 29, 2013, 07:51 PM #22Senior Member
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Jan 29, 2013, 09:02 PM #23
SKIP SKIP SKIP!!!!!! Although there are a lot of factors at play here (like quality of waves, quality of student, etc.), the fact that you're actually asking a bunch of people if you should skip shows a certain level of responsibility, which means you're probably a good student. Ipso facto you can afford to skip. I always used to max out my skip days in high school and because I was a good student no one ever said anything. I'm so wave starved right now I would skip work (it's actually a lot like school in respect to skipping) for some knee high rollers...
Jan 29, 2013, 09:37 PM #25
Jan 29, 2013, 09:42 PM #26
dawnpatrol, i think what we have here is a sar-chasm.
Jan 29, 2013, 09:45 PM #27
Jan 29, 2013, 09:52 PM #28
In all sincerity, the OP should go with his/her instinct. I graduated from college in 2011 & I have been stuck at a desk since. You can't skip work, but you can skip school. Know what's ahead of you and live it up while you still can.
Jan 29, 2013, 10:31 PM #29
Word, thanks for the input guys! I'm only in 11th grade and my grades are good currently and I barely miss school. Fug it, I'm ganna enjoy the waves while I can! Honestly surfing is a great way to blow off stress, so I'm ganna take a day to release some negative vibes... If I'm releasing stress, in the long run im actually improving my education because I learn better when I'm free of stress c: see you out there bruhh
Jan 29, 2013, 10:35 PM #30
Can't skip work? You're not doing it right!
Sick days + personal days = surf days
On the greater topic, it's somewhere in the middle. Should you make a habit out of skipping school when there's decent waves, just cause it's been a while since your last sesh? Probably not, but I might hang on to that day until it's warmer and/or better, or just jump out after school. On the flip side, is it going to kill your future to miss a day here and there to surf all day? Hell no.
Always gotta hang on to a few days for use during hurricane season. Although come to think of it, I guess if you're in school, that would have meant running through all your sick days in the first two months, which would have made for a pretty remainder of your year