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Do you get 'props'?

Post by flagchild06 » Mon Feb 16, 2004 6:14 pm

Sorry that word just fit in my head.

Do you get any sort of respect at your school for being in guard?
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Post by handgunsandsecondchances » Mon Feb 16, 2004 6:29 pm

HHAHAHA... no
our school hates us
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Post by flagchild06 » Mon Feb 16, 2004 7:28 pm

So does ours. But I joined journalism and it's really weird. We all heart eachother, guardee, basketball player, cheerleader, and then some more random kids... Journalism where we all come together...
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Post by altohack » Mon Feb 16, 2004 7:52 pm

lol, our school respects our band and colorguard, unlike a lot of others.
maybe because guard and band ppl are in student council and homecoming and prom kings and queens
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Post by guardee101 » Mon Feb 16, 2004 9:02 pm

haha, everyone hates our guard!! they make fun of the guards and go around saying people are bank geeks. they even laugh when one of our tournaments is announced over the loudspeaker. we get no respect. it stinks!!

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Post by RifleLova » Tue Feb 17, 2004 10:18 am

my school just doesn't accept the color guard but they mostly hate the band. they think the band's the hugest geeks ever and just think guard's useless and lazy...IF ONLY THEY KNEW HOW MUCH WE WORKED!
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Respect?

Post by VHSGuardSoxRocker » Fri Feb 20, 2004 7:22 pm

Respect? :? Hmmm...it's more like understanding than respect. Sure, at rallies they "boo" the guard and the band, but they're not horrible or anything. We have just as many cute guys and girls in band and flag as in cheer and football so the regular "band geek" steryotype is generally left alone...which is quite nice. :D
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Post by Nephthys » Sat Feb 21, 2004 9:10 am

They don't really care about us, and the people of NJROTC like despise us the most, but its funny because I am going out with someone in NJROTC :P
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Post by babyblueyes3695 » Sun Feb 22, 2004 4:50 pm

at our school, people who dont really know what guard is dont really care, but usually if they know, they have respect for all the hard work we put in
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Post by crack it » Sun Feb 22, 2004 5:39 pm

since im in an independent guard this year, people dont really know, or care. But last year at Ida Price (middle school) my friends and I, all guys, got teased a lot for being in guard. People still make fun of me occasionally because i "twirl flags, and guns, and swords." But I've learned to just ignore it
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Post by guardee101 » Sun Feb 22, 2004 6:28 pm

crack it wrote: People still make fun of me occasionally because i "twirl flags, and guns, and swords."
i totally understand what you are saying. people at my school say that colorguard is the ROTC people that "wave guns, swords, and flags" haha

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Post by captain-lo » Sun Feb 22, 2004 9:54 pm

yeah, i think at least half of my school has no clue what colorguard is still. but as for the people that do know, i think were respected. the class officers usually ask some of the guard members to be in the homecoming skits, or other events. so that's cool, but some people still think its pointless or easy...they just don't get it i guess. :roll:

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Post by Waterhead » Sun Feb 22, 2004 11:03 pm

Nephthys wrote:They don't really care about us, and the people of NJROTC like despise us the most, but its funny because I am going out with someone in NJROTC :P
The only reason ROTC hates our guard is because theres only ROTC people in our guard. sad :(

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