What was the most outrageous thing you did at School ?

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Skipped school to go to a Slipknot album release/signing in Manchester. Got my picture in Kerrang that one of my teachers read :(


Also accepted a dare to put a compass in a plug socket. Definitely not one of the smartest things i've ever done!
 
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Too much to mention...

Let off a fire extinguisher and threw it down the middle of the staircase when I was in year 9, a year 11 got the blame and expelled!

Sold dodgy cigarettes to the chav kids for £1 each, sold dodgy ale my grandad brewed to other kids - the stuff was vile.

Threw those little plum berries at random people and started a trend of "berry wars", those things were lethal and I'm still amazed no one was seriously hurt.

my mum used to do tags for well known high street stores from home, she had massive bags of elastic bands, I flooded the school with them and again, elastic band wars ensued.

Told the deputy head to "f off" in a casual come back to him telling me to behave, I had to stand in his office all day, no sitting, no lunch and no talking - certainly taught me a lesson to think before speaking.

Stole petty cash from the first aid room - was stored in an old tin on a shelf, was just being noisy and I and a friend split it - that very same friend stole my bike, karma.

....inner city schools are rough, I was one of the good kids!
 
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Stole petty cash from the first aid room - was stored in an old tin on a shelf, was just being noisy and I and a friend split it - that very same friend stole my bike, karma.

....inner city schools are rough, I was one of the good kids!

You call that a friend! :eek:
 
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When we got vending machines in high school it didn't take us long to work out which was the best way to tip them to get freebies out of them. One kept watch while 4 burgled the machine, swap over and repeat.
 
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Also one annoying French teacher had the fuses removed from her equipment so she'd go and get the maintenance guy by the time he came I'd put them back in and she looked a right twonk explaining the cassette player wasn't working then viola! This happened for about 3 years, can't think why she went crackers and had a meltdown.

That reminds me of what I used to do. Back then I had one of those old remote control watches. I'd often use it to put the TV into standby and the teacher couldn't get it out of standby without the remote (which she didn't have). She'd then leave to classroom to go and get someone to help but while she was away I'd take it back out of standby so it would be working perfectly on her return. Other times I'd use it to rewind the video we'd be watching when the teacher left the room. He couldn't understand why it took us 45 mins to watch a 30 minute video. English class was particularly memorable though when we were watching a video of Romeo and Juliet. I just turned the TV off right in the middle of it. The teacher thought it was a power cut.
 
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I came from a fairly quiet countryside public school, not much happened.

Got in a fight on the bus on the way home, pushed the boy and he went backwards into one of the windows....just as we were going round a roundabout. Cue the window falling out and smashing all over the road. The driver slammed on the brakes, we went flying forwards and ended up in a heap on the floor.
I was banned from the school buses for a year after that, and as far as I know I'm still not allowed on any bus from that company (they run some of the local public services)

Geography trip to the Yorkshire Dales, we were all staying in a youth hostel and managed to get into the local village to buy some bottles of vodka between us all. Much drunken hilarity ensued, nothing serious, just setting off fire alarms and running around the corridors at 2am.

Our 6th year common room was next door to the canteen which often got locked if it wasn't lunch time or a break time. We knocked a hole in the wall so we could get in and steal juice and sweets. it lasted 3 months or so until we were caught and the common room was locked.....Then we broke back into the common room and put our own lock on the door and had enough keys cut for the majority of us.
 
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Smashed a window and broke into my art teachers class room late one night and trashed it completely with a fire extinguisher and destroyed his chalk art that he was so proud of . The guy made my life hell at school and he deserved it. He new it was me and a few others as I had taken back my jumper he had confiscated . Police were called couldn’t prove anything and I had the biggest smug look on my face every time I had said teacher for that lesson. Looking back now it was a stupid thing to do and I’m not proud of it
 
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Reading a bunch of these posts I've got to say I'm slightly surprised by the number of people committing what I would consider relatively serious misdemeanours (endangering others or excessive vandalism) for the ages involved. Quite a few saying they aren't proud out it which is difficult for me to get my head around the way based on my map of the world, i.e. why have people 'improved' their values/morals significantly when mine have probably dipped slightly.

Obviously there were bits and pieces going on at my school but generally just drink, drugs, theft, routine fights, bullying the teachers etc rather than trying to burn the place down, cause rail/road accidents etc.
 
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Used to have a maths teacher that would take part in Rugby during PE when we were in year 11. He used to play for a pub team at weekends, and was an out and out scumbag of a player, dishing out high tackles and ankle taps left, right and centre, which the PE teacher who was refereeing would always turn a blind eye to. So, during one match I caught up with him just as he was about to go over for a try, and managed to hold him up long enough to drag him out into touch, where I unceremoniously dumped him on his arse. He went mental, but everyone else, including the PE teacher thought it was hilarious, and it ended up with him giving me detention for unsportsmanlike like conduct. Still, got him again the next week with a corking spear-tackle, causing him to spill the ball. Took that detention gladly.
 
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I was generally a keener at school, never got myself into big trouble really. I did get two rollickings though- a 'Warning Card' for eating in a science lab after a mate lobbed a huge sack of popcorn into my open bag as a dinner lady walked in. (It was a wet lunchtime, but eating in labs was a perma-nono). I was pretty much the only person NOT eating. Think the deputy head enjoyed giving me the warning- he was also my chemistry teacher, and I had a habit of correcting his grammar....

The other was for obliterating crane flies in our annual invasion. A biro, stuck into a Berol felt-tip, made a super pea shooter. A good puff, and the crane fly disintegrated instantly. Dinner lady wasn't impressed and hauled me to the office...

That was as bad as I ever got caught for. Not the worst I did...! We did some shenanigans down by Box Tunnel- which resulted in the MOD police coming in to our assemblies and having a word, but we were never implicated. A few weeks later, there was razor wire and security cameras there...
 
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Got caught bumping uglies with the school bike behind the tennis courts. She had a reputation already and it did my lad status the world of good. Year 10 if I remember right. Shocking really as I now have to worry about my daughter going to school :(
 
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Skipped school to go to a Slipknot album release/signing in Manchester. Got my picture in Kerrang that one of my teachers read :(

This reminds me of going up to a Petshop Boys signing session in London about 15 years ago for my mums friend and being in the paper and getting quite a bit of stick.
 
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Worst I ever did was to spit on an unoccupied parked car as I rode home...Once.

The guy somehow managed to identify me from that one incident, because he came to the school and one of the teachers showed him around the classes in session. Imagine being able to remember 1 kid out of 1000. I didn't even ride home that way regularly. I think I was about 12 or 13.

I mean the uniform was a giveaway for the school, obviously but remembering me specifically as I rode past? Must have had a photographic memory.

Think I only had to apologise. Weird though.
 
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Think most of our shenanigans happened on the bus, which included squirting Frubes (those yoghurts in a long wrapper) across other car windscreens; deliberating breaking the seatbelts (wtf were we thinking?!) and tying people's bags to the bus poles either with their school tie or with cable ties!
 
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Another one I've remembered was putting black shoe polish on payphone ear pieces in our local town centre, then heading off to watch at a distance and walking past our victims to see the black marks around their ears! Silly prank to do but it seemed hilarious at school age.
 
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Over the course of my primary school and grammar school, three things come to mind :

1)As a 'dare' blindfolded myself and spun around with a dart in my hand, ready to release it into my form room. I released the dart and it flew into the arm of a friend of mine. He got hospitalized, I got suspended. It still makes me sick to this day thinking about this one.....it could have been so much worse.....what the hell was I thinking????

2)At my primary school the adults who used to monitor our playground ('dinner ladies'), used to station themselves against the same wall every day to monitor proceedings and to chat amongst themselves. On this same wall approximately 2 foot above them was a small window from the toilets and it was above the urinals.......yes with some epic bladder power I managed to urinate into the window space above me knowing it would rain down on the dinner ladies heads the other side......pleasant child wasnt I?

3)The father of one of my friends owned a newsagent in our town, and he used to steal porno magazines and sell the individual pages within the school. We were looking through them one day, and a teacher came into our from room, so we ditched all of the contraband into the bag of one of the lads in our classroom.

An hour later during double English, as he went to pull his books out of his bag numerous pages from porno mags also came out with them. The English teacher spotted it.....the lad got suspended.
 
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