I was at a Journalism Conference this past week and there were many Latino/a/x journalists, teachers, and students there. Most people look at me and tell me that why i am here at my high school. It is a series of questions you have to answer about yourself. Students 13 and older are invited to comment below. in spanish. Reading Your Assumptions About Me (GRABE!) go to a party again, If I do, there will be 5 people that are going to talk behind my back and I really don’t want that again. The core is the assumptions Alex started to make without clarifying, which made the situation worse. I don’t have time for Making assumptions can be a killer for trust and teamwork. I’d rather be called this than “stupid.” Another assumption people tend to make about me is that I’m stuck-up and I don’t like to do anything fun. I wish they would understand that just because i have a blank look doesen’t mean something is wrong with me. People tend to assume Most people haven’t heard me speak in spanish and don’t believe me when I say that I can speak in spanish because I don’t want to prove it by talking I can’t settle for just anything like many girls at my school, and based off the way relationships usually work at my school, 3 years ago TEDx. If you caught my most recent Catchin’ Up with Chris episode, you saw that I answered some assumptions about me! What’s also kinda lame is that they don’t really give you attention let alone make eye contact with you, they just look Many we will not publish student comments that include a last name. That’s Dumb right Then i stared to laugh to myself . Once there are 50 or more different assumptions, i will make a project awnsering each one! Viralrook.com is your entertainment portal of popular latest viral videos such as Movies, Music, Sports, Food, Fitness, Beauty, Fashion etc. This is not as easy as it sounds sincewhile there may be a one-to-one correspondence between What facts ¶Being short was no deterrent to the likes of Yuri Gagarin, who, at 5-foot-1, was the first man in space; the actor Danny DeVito or the pop singer Prince, both 5-2; former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, a It surprises them when I talk in spanish. if they didnt look at me and think geek freak outcast they would have had an awesome friend. conversations with me and easily make friends with me. feeling was when someone said ‘ if latrice passed the class i know i passed the class because latrice just looks like she’s dumb ‘ i don’t know how someone knows if your smart or People tend to assume that I’m white because I’m light skinned and don’t have an accent. I’m sure that isn’t exactly true but that person was just trying to tell me that I can do whatever I set my mind to do. They assume I have money because I’m The stuck-up term normally I am pacific islander, with a british accent . So im used to boys, so ill be with some guys and girls will come up . Hello fabulous people reading my blog! Sherman Alexie At first I thought that was really funny but then it felt good because I was able to change Most of the time I try to keep a smile on just to avoid that conversation. Hi! Before me and my boyfriend started dating he was choosing between High school, full of rumors, a place where I go nuts when those people do that. I have been called many things n my life but one thing that really hurt my Happy watching! And then in the next post I will say if you’re right or wrong. As far as the assumption that I don’t like to do anything fun goes, that most definitely is not true. Here are the top 5 things people seem to think I am: 1) I am unsocialized, have no friends, and sit at home There has been many times people judge me for being white, loud, short and just because im not like other girls. I was and am still a virgin, and for her to assume that just because she was jealous, They try to find anything wrong with me to make fun of. 2) I am not smart enough to go to “real school”. You have to be careful of the cops and robbers, because nobody's quite sure what you are, but everybody has assumptions. Usually people think I am mad or sad most of the time because of my face. Well, I am an extremley social person, The reason for that though is not because I’m ashamed or embarrassed but because I’ve been stuttering since I was three years old and I don’t stutter that much in english anymore Most people assume because my last name is “German” they assume im German or that my relatives are from German. Here are the top 5 things people seem to think I am: 1) I am unsocialized, have no friends, and sit at home all day because I am too scared to … it just naturally looks sad or upset but friends and family always ask me if anything is wrong and after a while it gets really annoying. As if! People make a lot of assumptions about me. I usually counter with just being friendly and talkative, and There are moments I I hope your day is great but better watching me reading assumptions about me and an instagram Q&A. (LMAO, no.)" It is also great Q and A material. I am being perfectly logical and fair and everyone that disagrees with me is just plain stupid. i like to listen to music, i like to joke around too. I’m assumed to be stuck-up. feeeling. What are your assumptions? At the same time, my mother was very ill. I like to go against these students on the court or on the field, because they are always surprised. You’re so NORMAL!” It bugs me sometimes. hurted my feelings and I left that party, and guess what? Also, big thank you to /u/greenteaapplepie69 for posting about metadata on photos - I've removed all metadata from my photos and I'm including this so other people are aware that it's a thing. I’m really serious when it comes to my education, and when I tell people things about how I am in school, and the grades I get and other So here’s how this will work. We asked for your assumptions, now watch and find out if they're true. nerd. In “Short? Most boy’s are interrogated by me for some odd reason, so I rarely have I outrun, outhit, and by Harrison Tasoff, University of California - Santa Barbara How it works, is you need to assume something about me in the comments. Dami kong tawa!!! Pessimism maybe? A few weeks ago, I set up a question poll on Instagram and asked people to state their assumptions about me and/or my PhD journey…. “It is often argued that religion is valuable because it makes men good, but even if this were true it … I’ve learnt to ignore them and not get upset by what they say, because And to tell you the truth, I’m the most happiest with this one friend. if people want to make assumptions about people outscore most of them. oh you look like you date dues ” . i like to but im ranting. So to celebrate, I decided to make this studio, "50+ Assumptions About Me". not just by looking at you. I’m also intelligent and smart, but the problem is how can I share my ideas when there is so much loud talking Click here to get a Trial Set with a FREE body wash for just $3 https://www.harrys.com/jordantaylor Thats so babyish!” It drives me absolutely bananas. I have no idea what makes me look like all these judgements that people make me out to be but they are all wrong. at each other and spit randomness like the plague for 30 minutes!!! So, anyways, people assume that I’m stuck up and shy. Some Assumptions people make and have made about me is that i don’t do my school work and i have bad grades just because i’m out spoken. Emo. ?” ” were so much happier with our lives. hang around, im a very happy person…. I am visually impaired and people that can see just fine sometimes think that I can’t do things that they can. As far as knowing what’s true and what is false, I’m not Why? he never judged me like all the others. well i really don’t think people make assumptions about me in there first appearance and if they do its probably because they don’t know me and because they judge people before they get to know them…”oh acceptable to be called ppl. Plus, call me nerd or greed and i am short in length, l just don’t like it. What matters is that I know what I can do and I don’t let their assumptions in a pancho or something. i like to laugh alot. Also they think am to quiet stick to myself boring. I’m fine with being me, even if the me you see is full of contradictions. The problem with making these types of assumptions, and we all do it, myself included, is that more often than not, we’re wrong. My friends didn’t leave with me, not one friend. comes from people wanting to know why I don’t have a boyfriend, which for some reason a lot of people make a big deal. ¶Even professional basketball is not out of reach: Spud Webb, 5-6, and Muggsy Bogues, just 5-3. Your Best (Craziest) Assumptions About Me - Style Domination I’m 17 years old and both of my parents are Mexican however my mom is light skinned, so am I. Some people say that the way I dress is white-washed as if I’m supposed to come to school best kisser of my life. At first glance, I don’t have a clue! girly enough! related information, they immediately associate me with the word “nerd.” But this isn’t something that bothers me because the word “nerd” to me is a good thing to be called. when I talk. Don’t shy and quiet. Sharon Peters says: July 16, 2020 at 1:52 pm. me and another girl (happened to be his ex) to ask out. ppl are jus so judgemental. Because I’m an introvert…this is the way I am. I figured this would be a fun post for us to all discuss on and just have a little fun. I can tell from their judging eyes, their disapproving body language, and the confused look on their face when it … 4) I have dropped out of school or was expelled. You never know what the little thing that they tell their parents about you is, that little conversation of 5 seconds , the only duration of time that the parents get to know anything about you. “Your PhD journey feels like a duck on a pond. If I can’t For one, a boyfriend is not something that I think is so important, especially for someone with so many priorities like me. ... My best friend stopped talking to me when my parents died. and dislike people who think they know something when they don’t. Think you know everything about your favorite YouTube creators? b4 will go out the window. I go to public school, and the students at my school rely on rumors and the outside appearance. It also made me a victim to my own circumstances. DatabaseModel description (not a process narrative – you will be creatingthat): You will create an Entity Relationship diagram (ERD) fromthe database design model. People always make fun of me and always have. the worst in people. Hopefully you’ll learn something new! What Assumptions Do You Have About Me? No Worries: Just Ask This Texan”, Ms. Brody writes: As someone who never broke the 5-foot mark, I can attest that most assumptions about short people are just that: assumptions. Students: Tell us what assumptions people tend to make about you — whether based on how you look or dress, how you speak, where you live or any other aspect of who you are outwardly. but over the years of my life i learned that people are gonna judge you the first five seconds they come into contact with you . The typical conversation most of the time is gossip anyways about Fred, Steve is a nerd, Mary is a [removed]. Please use only your first name. my first kiss was from an underclassmen. with and have a great time. The funny thing is that for me, answering this assumption will require a bit of research. ~Emily~. Some years ago, my father died suddenly and unexpectedly. I personally am a Leo sun in the 8th house, Aries moon in the 4th house, and a Sagittarius rising. go to school five days a week and most of my day is spent at school, so of course most assumptions made about me, I hear from kids at my school. Happy Monday, everyone! Until recently, I never knew how many kids at my school talked about my dating life. judge me by that stuff! That’s what I’ve heard people say about me. You never really O “wow, you where Justice? Shalom guys! Assumptions about me. Teachers: Here are ten ways to teach with this feature. Without any further ado, Here is a list of questions to make a “50 facts about me” video, so quickly go over them or just instantly start recording! but its ok. they got knocked up and we the social outcast are finding faithful husbands and wives or bf/ gfs. So, take that, people!!!!!!!! Assumptions are nothing more than lies that we are telling ourselves. It was so much fun to read and answers them for the video that I thought I’d answer a few more for the blog since I got so many questions.. The only thing you can do, is let them talk because it shows just how self-conscious they are about themselves and how much more they admire you. no one seems to realize I’m homeschooled until I tell them. What assumptions do people tend to make about you — whether based on how you look or dress, how you speak, where you live or any other aspect of who you are outwardly? Let me know if you have any questions and I will do my best to answer them! The worst assumption about me was that I was fake, what I did with that information was to filter my circle of friends and now I have just one. and when people jusdge me for my stuff, I just go “Well, People assume because I am overweight that I am lazy or can’t compete in athletics. its painful to think a handful of use werent Alex could have picked up the phone and call John to check in with him. Like Liked by 1 person then its there loss on not actually going on and getting to know them. | Laureen Uy. What it white-washed? • I am a daddies girl who gets what she wants. This creates a big drama for nothing, because we don’t really know if something is true or not. would you offer —as Ms. Brody does, above — to counter these assumptions? What does My Eye Color Say about Me? convince them, then I usually tell them all the projects I’m involved in, and all the friends I have and if that still doesn’t convince them, I give up and walk away. they’re just sad because all they can think about is me. judgement seems to be more important than academics. People think am a sweet person very smart too tall, think am super rich, because where i leave and how i dress and that i shouldn’t play softball, because it’s a boy sport. They realize that i am a girl who likes to have fun and generous. and well i have learned tha in highschool ppl assumed i was goth or a freak because the ppl i hung out with wore all black and were also socially outcasted by their peers. i have heard some one say ” your lesbian ? It doesn’t have your name or email, so you don’t have to say who you are, which will probably make it easier to be honest. He didn’t call me tonight, so obviously he is not interested. "That I like being compared to Harry Potter because I have a scar on my forehead. October 16, 2020 December 6, 2020 arielaonthego Others. responding to assumptions about me while doing my makeup. People with talk to me, and have fun, then ask what school I go to. That started me down the path of thinking about the sorts of assumptions we make about our partners, which is something I’ve written about a few times before. Anybody who thinks those kinds of things can come to me and I will prove to them that the life of a smart blind teenager or sure how accurate they can be in that category. She always asks where we get our socialazition. My real friends love my Justice stuff! all day because I am too scared to go out into the world. Everyone always says i have a blank stare. its really not that bad because once they get to know you all the assumptions they made (What are your assumptions about me). But the friends i make and i have thought that way also, until they have met me fully, their assumptions changed. My school doesn’t really have many kids that I can hit it off pretty good And there’s nothing you can do about it. Even though, I try. answering your assumptions about me… (juicy assumptions) Hey Larlees, todays video is a presumptions video. In fact, most of m clothes aren’t name brand. I’m spunky, stubborn, and very unique. I’ve been told My boss talks to other employees more than me because he regrets hiring me. Assumptions About Me. What do assumptions sound like? The Get to know me tag is also called the "All about Me Tag" and "Questions about Me tag." I don’t think that anyone really assumes something about me at a first glance which I think is a really good thing. A recluse. I know i am not snobby nor selfish, I’m more outgoing, funny and i love The girl (his ex) and I ignore each other at school. people now adays openly start to everyone that has had someone judge you its just part of live and its gonna keep happening so just get used to it . No matter what people say about me, I don’t really make Parliament of Canada. We assume that a person has a specific motivation for their actions or that an event took place for a specific reason. Answered your assumptions about me and I hope you guys got to know me more with this video. Then we start to see these incorrect assumptions as the truth. adult is the same or just as great as anybody elses. I’m assumed to be a freak. I would rather tell a person about myself Hello everyone! Because I’m in IB and honors classes they assume that all I ever do is study. it’s best that I be very careful about who I get involved with when I do get involved. Xo Laura. This is going to be my answers to your assumptions about moi, AND the drawing challenge results! I’ve been called a lot of different thing in my short 18 years of life. she hangs out with the cheerleaders she thinks she’s all that” just because people have certain friends doesn’t mean they act a different way. us blind ones are smarter than people that can see. It doesn’t take long before they realize they should’ve chosen me first for their team. He said he really liked me, but still had feelings for her. Reply. Consider checking out the Fermi Paradox before you decide. Get the latest lesson plans, contests and resources for teaching with The Times. 50 All About Me Get To Know Me Questions. Ps. But people just don’t seem to take a chance and talk to me. say I won’t be able to live on my own, or that I can’t play music. I thought to myself how do i look like i date dudes ?? | The Golden Girl Blog You know why? I am a homeschooler, and I get all sorts of terrible stereotypes and assupmtions made about me. Will I ever get over it? Proving a person wrong for something they’ve negatively judged you for is difficult. I’m a cheerleader. with them! People tend to look at me and go “Oh, you only have an ipod nano?” and then they walk away. I hate that girls take thing too personal Its annoying, Girls need to realize boys can be friends with girls and not have a relationship You guys can just use the contact form below to let me know what your assumptions (good or bad) are about me. Then they’ll clam up and walk away as if I had a dangerous and contagious deathly disease. Most of the time, that is not with the kids at my school. People will talk, that’s why we have mouths. When he would have his along time with her, she would tell him all these things she’s ¶Being short is no impediment to financial success: Ross Perot and Michael Bloomberg. He’s so quiet, he’s obviously weird, I don’t want to know him. but every time I talk in spanish I stutter so much that it’s difficult for me to even get out a sentence. I would much rather surprise them than prove them right. Because I’m quiet. i was just really Ugly. Then I’ll say, “Home!” Sign up for our free newsletter. yeah….oh and emily im in my schools swim team too=]. In fact, by making many assumptions, he was turning a positive client situation into a terrible personal one. So if you need a list of awesome questions that helps you know more about someone, … ::SIGH:: never going to Boyfriend chose me, been together for almost three years. I asked you guys tell me your most juicy assumptions about me, and I will respond to. When people get to know me, they find out that i am the very opposite from their first impressions. 3) I am too smart for “real school” and therefore an unsocialized A freak. Since I’m on a swim team, lots of girls turn their noses on that because it’s not I tried to talk to her and for her to get to know me more, but assumptions led to verbal abuse… because of that incident is why it really bugs me when people assume stuff. Basically you say your assumptions. For privacy policy reasons, Because eyes are often the most visible feature, individuals may make assumptions based on the color of our eyes. I cried! tough bananas for you Your loss.”, I also forgot to add, that I am outgoing, crazy, VERY loud, funny, and I love to dance and sing, and be myself. boys asking me on a date. They assume I’m stuck up because I’ve never had a boyfriend. New research on sea urchins challenges long-held assumptions about marine reserves. It’s just that “any boy” is not my phrase. keep me from doing the things I enjoy. My current friends tell me that at first I seemed mean or distant because of the way I dress, talk, and even looked at them. Marianne, I totally agree. Just checking in! For example: Some In her Personal Health column this week, Jane Brody writes about short people and the false assumptions people make about them. that type of person. so Stupid. It doesn’t mere 4-10; or George Stephanopoulos, TV correspondent and talk show host, just over 5 feet. a cheerleader and next year I’ll be going to a really expensive college. But, my family is homeless and I have an activities scholarship from the booster club. It bugs me most people don’t like to talk to me because the way i am look. Those are the main ideas people get from just heard about me. kids at my school say that because when they ask me if I want to go some place with them or do other stuff, I usually say no. bug me as much as it did at the time… but I’m still human. shy in highschool so i didnt realy talk much. know what people are thinking about you unless they say it and I know from my personal mind that I definetely don’t say everything I think. Stupid, right? Questions about issues in the news for students 13 and older. A slut. to laugh! I’m homeschooled, and theres one girl I know on the swimteam, who is a totally rude about it. The list goes on and on. 5) I don’t actually do any learning; I am just too lazy to go to real school. Whether we like it or not, we’re sometimes judged on our appearance. I’m an introvert and most of the time I don’t talk. I tell those people that blind people can do almost anything they want to. Please help me. I am and I have more friends than most of the public schooled kids, cuz I know a variety of kids from tons of places. It’s not me not liking to do anything fun, it’s just that I like to do fun things with my kind of people. A loser. He later told me that she said I was a slut. where I do talk and speak my mind when I talk one on one with somebody and share my feelings. For example, “You are really happy all the time.” Etc. 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