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lol, im not even in america D;

that and nsw states tests are lol.

"basic skills" very basic, year 5 level basic when we're doing a yr 7 state test D;

now the test has been nationalized, making it moar easier. ;D

and that kid needs a life. he could probably achieve a lot, but come on, no video games?

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lol, im not even in america D;

that and nsw states tests are lol.

"basic skills" very basic, year 5 level basic when we're doing a yr 7 state test D;

now the test has been nationalized, making it moar easier. ;D

and that kid needs a life. he could probably achieve a lot, but come on, no video games?

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He can act like it was his idea, but you know his parents forced him into that lifestyle and isolated him from kids his age. I see him becoming that physics teacher that kows his "stuff" really well, but is completely out-of-touch with the modern world and his students won't understand him.

Ugh, and it makes me kind of sad that his parents made him memorize certain phrases like, "I feel it's a waste of time playing video games because it's not helping humanity in any way". Video games are a form of entertainment, just like Bruce Lee movies and classical music.

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He can act like it was his idea, but you know his parents forced him into that lifestyle and isolated him from kids his age. I see him becoming that physics teacher that kows his "stuff" really well, but is completely out-of-touch with the modern world and his students won't understand him.

Ugh, and it makes me kind of sad that his parents made him memorize certain phrases like, "I feel it's a waste of time playing video games because it's not helping humanity in any way". Video games are a form of entertainment, just like Bruce Lee movies and classical music.

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I've already had this debate on another forum, and pretty much the outcome was;

"How on earth is scuba diving and playing the piano going to help humanity when video games don't"

"It isn't that hard to force down someone's throat knowledge, they need to be able to use it"

This pretty much is the best post from aforementioned thread:

This kid really doesn't know what it's like to imagine things. Usually with these, "smart kids" (who most of the time are just kids STRICTLY brought up in an educational field like Vulcan's) have no creativity level because they have been deprived of doing the things they had natural urges for. Like anything else there needs to be a balance. Sure I want my kid to be smart and knowledgeable.

But to me, intelligence is nothing without creativity and the urge to experiment even with stuff you know has failed before. It's just the personal experience of things that really broadens your own self level of education. It's like hearing about a movie, but not seeing it. Even if you watched a review with the spoilers, it still isn't the same as you yourself watching it even right after the review. Of course as we all know, people have different opinions. Sometimes we see two different things.

I think it's obvious this kid doesn't yet realize this.

The thing that sucks is that he's no doubt reading comments all over the web about himself (if his parent's will let him). And with all these comments degrading his work, maybe right now his childish side is showing. Almost any 11 year old I've known expects praise from something they accomplish.

Sorry kid, but there are a couple of things you haven't learned yet, like reality.

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I've already had this debate on another forum, and pretty much the outcome was;

"How on earth is scuba diving and playing the piano going to help humanity when video games don't"

"It isn't that hard to force down someone's throat knowledge, they need to be able to use it"

This pretty much is the best post from aforementioned thread:

This kid really doesn't know what it's like to imagine things. Usually with these, "smart kids" (who most of the time are just kids STRICTLY brought up in an educational field like Vulcan's) have no creativity level because they have been deprived of doing the things they had natural urges for. Like anything else there needs to be a balance. Sure I want my kid to be smart and knowledgeable.

But to me, intelligence is nothing without creativity and the urge to experiment even with stuff you know has failed before. It's just the personal experience of things that really broadens your own self level of education. It's like hearing about a movie, but not seeing it. Even if you watched a review with the spoilers, it still isn't the same as you yourself watching it even right after the review. Of course as we all know, people have different opinions. Sometimes we see two different things.

I think it's obvious this kid doesn't yet realize this.

The thing that sucks is that he's no doubt reading comments all over the web about himself (if his parent's will let him). And with all these comments degrading his work, maybe right now his childish side is showing. Almost any 11 year old I've known expects praise from something they accomplish.

Sorry kid, but there are a couple of things you haven't learned yet, like reality.

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poor kid :/ i guess im kinda lucky being quite smart ( can do like grade b gcse stuff at age 13, to me thats reasonably bright ) but like i spend LOTS off time playing on my ps3 or sat on the computer or outside with friends,

i just find it quite disturbing how his parents can knowingly force him to have no life and probly aren't bothered about it

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poor kid :/ i guess im kinda lucky being quite smart ( can do like grade b gcse stuff at age 13, to me thats reasonably bright ) but like i spend LOTS off time playing on my ps3 or sat on the computer or outside with friends,

i just find it quite disturbing how his parents can knowingly force him to have no life and probly aren't bothered about it

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poor kid :/ i guess im kinda lucky being quite smart ( can do like grade b gcse stuff at age 13, to me thats reasonably bright ) but like i spend LOTS off time playing on my ps3 or sat on the computer or outside with friends,

i just find it quite disturbing how his parents can knowingly force him to have no life and probly aren't bothered about it

Being 13 means you're in Year 8 or 9, and Grade B GCSE is the same as a Level 8 at SAT level, which means you can do Level 8 maths, which isn't that hard, to be honest. And Level 8 dosen't exist for English and Science at SAT, which aren't so easy to get.

The more important thing is the correlation between his intelligence, and what he actually gets out of it. One person has 20 A-Levels, and they're doing a pathetic IT admin job. (or something like that)

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poor kid :/ i guess im kinda lucky being quite smart ( can do like grade b gcse stuff at age 13, to me thats reasonably bright ) but like i spend LOTS off time playing on my ps3 or sat on the computer or outside with friends,

i just find it quite disturbing how his parents can knowingly force him to have no life and probly aren't bothered about it

Being 13 means you're in Year 8 or 9, and Grade B GCSE is the same as a Level 8 at SAT level, which means you can do Level 8 maths, which isn't that hard, to be honest. And Level 8 dosen't exist for English and Science at SAT, which aren't so easy to get.

The more important thing is the correlation between his intelligence, and what he actually gets out of it. One person has 20 A-Levels, and they're doing a pathetic IT admin job. (or something like that)

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KillerK, being in the middle of the GCSEs right now, I can tell you that that's no feat to crow about. Sorry to burst your bubble, but everyone from my great-grandmother to the woodpecker that keeps me awake all bloody night could do that.

What I object to about news like this kid is that nobody takes into account the difference between knowledge, what one knows, and intelligence, what one can do with what is available. Knowledge can get you into many high places, but only intelligence and the ability to think creatively is what keeps you there.

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KillerK, being in the middle of the GCSEs right now, I can tell you that that's no feat to crow about. Sorry to burst your bubble, but everyone from my great-grandmother to the woodpecker that keeps me awake all bloody night could do that.

What I object to about news like this kid is that nobody takes into account the difference between knowledge, what one knows, and intelligence, what one can do with what is available. Knowledge can get you into many high places, but only intelligence and the ability to think creatively is what keeps you there.

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KillerK, being in the middle of the GCSEs right now, I can tell you that that's no feat to crow about. Sorry to burst your bubble, but everyone from my great-grandmother to the woodpecker that keeps me awake all bloody night could do that.

To be honest, GCSE's are either just easy, or hard in that they have god awful questions in it.

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KillerK, being in the middle of the GCSEs right now, I can tell you that that's no feat to crow about. Sorry to burst your bubble, but everyone from my great-grandmother to the woodpecker that keeps me awake all bloody night could do that.

To be honest, GCSE's are either just easy, or hard in that they have god awful questions in it.

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KillerK, being in the middle of the GCSEs right now, I can tell you that that's no feat to crow about. Sorry to burst your bubble, but everyone from my great-grandmother to the woodpecker that keeps me awake all bloody night could do that.

What I object to about news like this kid is that nobody takes into account the difference between knowledge, what one knows, and intelligence, what one can do with what is available. Knowledge can get you into many high places, but only intelligence and the ability to think creatively is what keeps you there.

whoa, kind of harsh.

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