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@Myrddin---Just curious, but after reading your profile, you're 16 and in college? :shock: Is that sarcasm? Or is that how education works in England?

The school leaving age in the UK is 16 but most people stay on until 18.

@Myrddin---Just curious, but after reading your profile, you're 16 and in college? :shock: Is that sarcasm? Or is that how education works in England?

It used to be how it worked, although recently the law has been changed to make it that you leave school when you're 18, not 16.

Yes but that law hasn't come into force yet.

Ah, I see.

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@Myrddin---Just curious, but after reading your profile, you're 16 and in college? :shock: Is that sarcasm? Or is that how education works in England?

The school leaving age in the UK is 16 but most people stay on until 18.

@Myrddin---Just curious, but after reading your profile, you're 16 and in college? :shock: Is that sarcasm? Or is that how education works in England?

It used to be how it worked, although recently the law has been changed to make it that you leave school when you're 18, not 16.

Yes but that law hasn't come into force yet.

If you want to study into 6th form, you need 5 GCSE A to C-'s, and then there's also personal preference aswell.

I wouldn't say most people stufy on to 18, though probably as a random estimate half the school population go onto sixth form or some other kind of teaching, may that be college or university.

And, for once, sabrown got something to do with law right :shock:

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@Myrddin---Just curious, but after reading your profile, you're 16 and in college? :shock: Is that sarcasm? Or is that how education works in England?

The school leaving age in the UK is 16 but most people stay on until 18.

Hmmm...that's interesting. It sounds so interesting (to me anyway) to say "I'm in college" at 16. Of course, some could say I could fit those shoes, but sadly I'm far from perfection. AP classes turn my brain to mush, because our teacher doesn't teach; we're left to read 15 pages a night and get quizzed the next day. If it's an interesting read, I learn. If it's not, I just fall asleep halfway :| I get lots of A's, but I suffer earning them. ie. I have no social life to speak of yet :|

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Although the law is a bit out of line considering the fact that most of the adult privilages in the UK come at 16.

How is it out of line? I mean, regardless of laws, people break them, especially age related ones, so that's why the government have put some of the age restrictions down to 16.

Also, true or false, can a 13 year old drink alcohol legally in the UK?

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Although the law is a bit out of line considering the fact that most of the adult privilages in the UK come at 16.

How is it out of line? I mean, regardless of laws, people break them, especially age related ones, so that's why the government have put some of the age restrictions down to 16.

Also, true or false, can a 13 year old drink alcohol legally in the UK?

No, and soon they're raising it to 21. At least, I think.

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Although the law is a bit out of line considering the fact that most of the adult privilages in the UK come at 16.

How is it out of line? I mean, regardless of laws, people break them, especially age related ones, so that's why the government have put some of the age restrictions down to 16.

Also, true or false, can a 13 year old drink alcohol legally in the UK?

No, and soon they're raising it to 21. At least, I think.

Nope. They're planning on raising the age on which you can buy it to 21, not to actually drink it.

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How is it out of line? I mean, regardless of laws, people break them, especially age related ones, so that's why the government have put some of the age restrictions down to 16.

Also, true or false, can a 13 year old drink alcohol legally in the UK?

No, and soon they're raising it to 21. At least, I think.

Nope. They're planning on raising the age on which you can buy it to 21, not to actually drink it.

Oh, yeah.

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@Myrddin---Just curious, but after reading your profile, you're 16 and in college? :shock: Is that sarcasm? Or is that how education works in England?

The school leaving age in the UK is 16 but most people stay on until 18.

@Myrddin---Just curious, but after reading your profile, you're 16 and in college? :shock: Is that sarcasm? Or is that how education works in England?

It used to be how it worked, although recently the law has been changed to make it that you leave school when you're 18, not 16.

Yes but that law hasn't come into force yet.

Correct on all counts. I did have an article pertaining to this change, but, once again, I cannot seem to locate it. Bally Hell.

worldnewser: sarcasm? Me? Never...

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But the age-related laws in the UK are a mess. Being able to serve for your country but not vote, for example.

That is similar to the US.

I joined the military at 17 and couldn't vote until 18.

Whoa. You joined the military? :shock: How long? What rank?

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I was in the US Coast Guard Reserves for 12 years.

Yes, we carry guns in the Coast Guard. :roll:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Coast_Guard

I even have the crossed anchor Coast Guard emblem tattooed on my left shoulder. My rank was BM3.

I earned two ribbons:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marksmansh ... oast_Guard

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reserve_Go ... duct_Medal

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... Greetings again, Helio! Is it me, or have you been absent for a while?

Ding ding! *+10 Myrddin*

Greetings again to you too. And to everyone, for that matter. I return!

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Bleah. I am so tired. I just wrote a complete description of the Rectangle Selection tool.

Usually, when a comment of such a degree of randomness warrants some sort of explanation. With that in mind, why exactly were you writing a complete description of the Rectangle Select tool?

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... Greetings again, Helio! Is it me, or have you been absent for a while?

Ding ding! *+10 Myrddin*

Greetings again to you too. And to everyone, for that matter. I return!

Scream and run away, everyone!*

I'm glad you're back. Something was missing without you.

*vista?, you now know that I am addicted.

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I was in the US Coast Guard Reserves for 12 years.

Yes, we carry guns in the Coast Guard. :roll:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Coast_Guard

I even have the crossed anchor Coast Guard emblem tattooed on my left shoulder. My rank was BM3.

I earned two ribbons:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marksmansh ... oast_Guard

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reserve_Go ... duct_Medal

Wow, this is a side to BoltBait I had never heard of. :shock: Thank you for your service (even though I'm not on any sort of coast...)!

 

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Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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Also - wait, laws screwed up? Surely you jest! ;-)

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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