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  1. Forgotten One

    Forgotten One said, almost 3 years ago

    Man, this one keeps bringing back memories of growing up “poor” in the eyes of all the rich kids I went to school with…

    That was bad enough, but the bullying was worse. Does anyone on this site know what it’s like to be beaten up just for not being rich enough to buy an Xbox 360 or an iPod nano?

    Maybe that trauma is why I decided never to wear shirts, shorts or sweaters. I hated identifying with the “tennis club” and “dinner dressing” styles they stood for.

    And what I hated more than that was the fact that their parents bribed the teachers to look the other way.

    People with money don’t deserve to be parents. They get so focused on making money and preserving fake “images” that they don’t give any time to their children. And as a result, these children start acting out and treat their parents as ATMs. Trust me, I know. I grew up among that lot and saw it first-hand. (Some even wear T-shirts proclaiming that their parents are just ATMs.)

  2. drewdane

    drewdane said, almost 3 years ago

    Thanks for spewing your personal issues all over the page, Fuma. I care a lot! No, really!

  3. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    @Forgotten One

    No, I was weird, still am, and that kept the bullies mostly at bay.

  4. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago


    You sound like you need an empathy transplant. I suppose generosity isn’t in your personality either?

  5. Edward Tonry

    Edward Tonry said, almost 3 years ago

    @Forgotten One

    Would you like a little cheese with that whine?

  6. cliquegge

    cliquegge said, almost 3 years ago

    Didn’t you have this same rant yesterday Fuma?
    FFS build a bridge and get over it.
    And before you ask – yes we were poor …

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