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In junior and/or high school, were you the extremely popular one or the osctraci

  1. gmwilliams profile image85
    gmwilliamsposted 5 years ago

    In junior and/or high school, were you the extremely popular one or the osctracized nerd?

  2. Ninasvoice profile image72
    Ninasvoiceposted 5 years ago

    I was the nerd who liked to watch the xfiles, but the nerds didn't like me because they liked star trek. Oh dear!

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    Starmom41posted 5 years ago

    I attended schools in two different school districts, and neither had "cliques" or the "who's popular, who isn't" approach. 
    I don't know if that's unusual or not, but it was a positive environment. 

    an added fyi:  they were public schools in New York.

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    Jade0215posted 5 years ago

    We never had the popular and nerd cliques but yes the cheerleaders hung out with other cheerleaders and they mostly dated the football players but it wasn't taken to any extreme as portrayed on TV. There was never any bullying that I noticed either.  I only had a couple of friends since I was severely shy all throughout school but I wasn't associated in any clique. I wasn't nerdy in any way but I wasn't the obnoxious  cheerleader type either.

  5. dndswordsmith profile image71
    dndswordsmithposted 5 years ago

    Ninasvoice, that is soo funny! I was somewhat popular (not extremely) with quite a few friends. If you consider calling me a nerd because I loved X-Files and Star Trek, that's cool too. I was also a fighter and that's mainly why everybody probably liked me. Cause if you were my friend nobody messed with you, on the other hand I was a sci-fi geek. So I guess I was an inbetweener, just call me a popunerd smile

  6. Mama Kim 8 profile image94
    Mama Kim 8posted 5 years ago

    When not in class I was always in the art studio and when school was over I went to work... so I didn't really have a chance to be either.

  7. robes profile image60
    robesposted 5 years ago

    I was a total nerd, well at least I would consider myself one. However, I didn't have cliques and I talked / hung out with various groups at my school. In my opinion being "popular" is 100% a mindset. There were plenty of people at my school who considered themselves top dog, although they had very few friends. So, in reality is was the kids like myself that had friends in all groups who really should be considered popular due to knowing pretty much everyone, and not being hated!

  8. Efficient Admin profile image92
    Efficient Adminposted 5 years ago

    I was neither popular nor the nerd.  I was the heavy metal chick who wore too much makeup to look good, had teased hair, wore jeans and jean jacket, even in the winter when it was cold, a bunch of turquoise jewelry because all the cool hippies wore turquois jewelry.  It sucks not to have your own style.  I tried so hard to be "cool" and fit in with the pot smoking hippie crowd.  Looking back in hindsight I would have fit in better with the nerds -- at least they could hold intelligent and interesting conversations and did more interesting things besides smoke dope and drink alcohol. The hippies were spaced out most of the time.  Except I wouldn't want to be osctracized.