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also learning how to drive instead of having to go to "driving school"

Things I Never Learned In High School
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How to do taxes
What taxes are
Flaw to vets
What politic parties are
How to write a resume/ c ever letter/ anything related getting a job
How to write a Chet: k/ balance a check book
Anything to do with ban king
How to tie leans fer college
How to jump start a car or ether basic emergency things
How to buy a car or house
but I' m so glad I know the ******* Pythagorean theorem
thank you
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User avatar #15 - Voxker (08/12/2013) [+] (23 replies)
dont you learn most of those stuff in consumer math?
#21 to #15 - carlsaganrealness (08/12/2013) [-]
consumer math?
consumer math?
#3 - Flong (08/11/2013) [+] (13 replies)
In England most taxes are automatic, depending in your income, although most self employed people get an accountant due to it being quite complex.

A simple google search and rectify that.

Again, in England, you receive a polling invitation kind of thing, with your name and address, the instructions on how to vote are on them.

You can learn about political parties via their websites, or again, a simple google search. I, myself studied government and politics in my school.

Most CV's or resumes can be made just from common knowledge. If the school taught everyone how to write a CV and cover letter, they would all be the same, and none would stick out from the crowd. A CV is personal to yourself and therefor schools can't really help this.

Anything to do with banking can be done in the bank. Everyone in there is more than happy to help people who are new to it all.

Loans for college or university can either be made through the bank, or said university or college. There are trained specialists used in higher education facilities to help new students with this.

Most fathers know how to jump a car, and I'm sure will be happy to teach you. Again, a simple google search can help to understand this.

To buy a house, estate agent, they'll walk you through the process and help every step of the way, the same with car salesmen.

Dear Tumblr users, stop blaming school for your lack of common sense.
User avatar #126 - FredKrueger (08/12/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Parents are supposed to teach their kids too.
User avatar #37 - ruebezahl (08/12/2013) [+] (7 replies)
Let me get this straight. In your high school, they did not teach you what political parties are?? They did not teach you what taxes are?

Is that a common thing??

It surely would explain a LOT of discussions I've had on the Internet where I thought "Did that dude sleep through high school?"
#106 - ItzDitto (08/12/2013) [+] (3 replies)
I actually learned all of that... except the car one. I never learned anything about cars and still know nothing about them.
I actually learned all of that... except the car one. I never learned anything about cars and still know nothing about them.
#81 - ClicheUsername (08/12/2013) [+] (3 replies)
This is seriously one of the stupidest ******* posts ever.

Some thing you learn as you go and your parents can help you with. How the **** do you not know what taxes are? How do you not know how to vote? You should learn what a political party is in any form of social studies class. Balancing a checkbook is the process of adding and subtracting. WOW ******* OUT OF THIS WORLD DIFFICULT. As a matter of fact, we learned how to balance checkbooks IN 4TH GRADE at my school.

And the Pythagorean Theorem is commonly used in carpentry and construction to ensure that a 90 degree is angle is being made.

Seriously. Its not always about the actual material of the lesson but you are learning problem solving skills and developing cognitively. You learned how to read by reading fairy tales and **** but you definitely dont apply those lessons today.

/rant
#57 - naziseverywhere (08/12/2013) [-]
Jump starting a car: The instructions are actually on the jumper cables. Then again, I was taught by a middle-aged, creepy stranger who asked my mother and I for a jump several years ago.

"Lemme show you how to do it, kiddo, so you'll always know."

And you know what? I remembered everything that pedophile said.
#88 - blakhawk (08/12/2013) [-]
Balancing a checkbook is basic math. You don't need to learn.
User avatar #72 - Jewssassin ONLINE (08/12/2013) [-]
I learned 7/10 of those in my public school, then I went and learned the other 3 on my own because Im not a useless piece of **** .
#86 - anonymous (08/12/2013) [-]
How to balance a chequebook: Don't get into debt
User avatar #56 - wliia (08/12/2013) [+] (1 reply)
I once had to use the Pythagorean theorem outside of school. It was the most glorious moment of my life.
#244 - eyeballfrog (08/12/2013) [+] (5 replies)
"How to vote"   
   
Show up to polling place. Vote. Unless you live in Florida, you really should be able to figure it out by yourself.
"How to vote"

Show up to polling place. Vote. Unless you live in Florida, you really should be able to figure it out by yourself.
User avatar #35 - larsravn (08/12/2013) [-]
Wow.. Yeah i never learned any of those things.

But then, like any other normal people i had/still have parents who taught me it. (Also an older sister)
#22 - carlsaganrealness (08/12/2013) [+] (3 replies)
After going through the comments, I have been reaffirmed of the faxt that my high school was a 						********
After going through the comments, I have been reaffirmed of the faxt that my high school was a ********
#127 - alexownz (08/12/2013) [-]
You're parents should teach you this stuff, and if they dont, you have bad parents
You're parents should teach you this stuff, and if they dont, you have bad parents
#220 - icametocomment (08/12/2013) [+] (2 replies)
I want a Life Skills class in my school.
I want a Life Skills class in my school.
User avatar #189 - avatarsarefornoobs (08/12/2013) [+] (2 replies)
thats why you have, ya know, parents
#185 - slicnic (08/12/2013) [+] (10 replies)
then you went to a **** school.
#153 - Epicgetguy ONLINE (08/12/2013) [-]
I learned most of this in middle school.

And I live in a ******** neighborhood in Texas

User avatar #143 - mrgoodlove (08/12/2013) [-]
I learned what taxes are, what political parties are, how to write a resume and how to write a check.
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