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Should Be Posted In All Schools & Offices [Pic

Hits: 14910 | Rating: (3.0) | Category: Misc. | Added by: fancylad
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IRockYeah
Male, 30-39, Europe
 2542 Posts
Saturday, July 21, 2012 3:58:31 PM
Do your research before posting bullpoo facts about people. Morons.

osirisascend
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 2998 Posts
Saturday, July 21, 2012 8:47:26 AM
Not Bill Gates.

patchouly
Male, 40-49, Canada
 4564 Posts
Saturday, July 21, 2012 8:05:41 AM
DinVen:
"More importantly:
Make sure to be born into privilege. This is no guarantee for success, but you will inevitably share social circles with lots of people who's parents can decide who gets hired. This being the all important factor in getting a good job. Not your academic level, intelligence or achievements, but the character of your social network."
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Freaking right. Truer words have never been spoken.

0chumley0
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 2 Posts
Saturday, July 21, 2012 5:38:02 AM
The list is accurate EXCEPT for one part at the bottom. It is a pet peeve of mine "if you can read this thank a teacher". I call BS! I read to my daughters EVERY night before bed. They were reading BEFORE they went to school.

8BitHero
Male, 18-29, Europe
 5426 Posts
Saturday, July 21, 2012 5:10:27 AM
So true. Well said

DinVen
Male, 30-39, Europe
 366 Posts
Saturday, July 21, 2012 3:29:47 AM
More importantly:

Make sure to be born into privilege. This is no guarantee for success, but you will inevitably share social circles with lots of people who's parents can decide who gets hired. This being the all important factor in getting a good job. Not your academic level, intelligence or achievements, but the character of your social network.

mon360
Male, 13-17, Southern US
 742 Posts
Saturday, July 21, 2012 3:29:27 AM
@emmettyville
what's wrong with dat?

mon360
Male, 13-17, Southern US
 742 Posts
Saturday, July 21, 2012 3:29:07 AM
man i wish i had a car phone...

DrProfessor
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 3884 Posts
Saturday, July 21, 2012 12:10:04 AM
Very 90's: car phone, and 'leaving the coffee shop' is a reference to Friends.

emmettyville
Female, 40-49, Australia
 4246 Posts
Friday, July 20, 2012 11:19:36 PM
he left out all the bits about how he wants to sterize the 3rd world

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 24945 Posts
Friday, July 20, 2012 4:07:50 PM
While Bill The Gates didn't write this (duh!) it is practical "right wing" advice for everyone!!!

Lolz @Mahaloth: Didn't notice your post, I wasn't intentionally coplying you!

@uatme: true that! It does "date" this piece, eh?

uatme
Male, 18-29, Canada
 1014 Posts
Friday, July 20, 2012 3:40:50 PM
maybe leave out the car phone next time

cyborg
Male, 13-17, Midwest US
 2799 Posts
Friday, July 20, 2012 3:32:14 PM
Rule 12: People are stupid, even after high school

jadoig
Male, 30-39, Canada
 435 Posts
Friday, July 20, 2012 3:14:54 PM
Wow, this is amazing. He also contacted me and told me he wants to give me money for forwarding the e-mail. Any day now my check will come....

Mahaloth
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 141 Posts
Friday, July 20, 2012 2:57:48 PM
Dude, Bill Gates never wrote this. Duh?

wiscesq
Male, 30-39, Midwest US
 83 Posts
Friday, July 20, 2012 2:44:36 PM
Urban Legend. Not Bill Gates.
Snopes debunk

MacGuffin
Female, 30-39, Europe
 2597 Posts
Friday, July 20, 2012 2:37:18 PM

Bill's learning all about #6 this quarter.

Monosandalos
Male, 30-39, Europe
 253 Posts
Friday, July 20, 2012 2:36:33 PM
Rule 10: Reference to F.R.I.E.N.D.S. (1994-2004).

So this speech is anywhere between 8 and 18 years old.

I think it's a bit too outdated to "speak" to anyone in their teens today. I could be wrong of course.

fancylad
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2523 Posts
Friday, July 20, 2012 2:06:37 PM
Link: Should Be Posted In All Schools & Offices [Pic] [Rate Link] - Bill Gates gave a speech at a high school--these were the 11 points he touched on that everyone should memorize.


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