1. It’s results day! When the nation’s youth find out if they will succeed or fail in life. Or perhaps it doesn’t really matter – it depends who you ask.
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2. And yes, there have been lots of people pictured jumping in the air. And yes, they have tended to be girls.
3. The government issued these media guidelines to interpret A-level success by the height of a jump. (It didn’t really).
4. One rebel even suggested going against the jumping trend entirely.
5. There were lots of satisfied people this morning.
6. Lots of famous people got their results today too. Including Marilyn Monroe.
9. And The Beatles.
10. Students were commiserating with each other.
11. Some people had already been considering alternative careers if they didn’t get the grades for uni.
13. But it’s fine, because older, wiser heads were offering heartening advice.
15. And some level-headed life tips.
16. Lots of older people were keen to tell the young’uns what awful grades they got, as a kind of motivational Twitter group hug.
22. Some people realised, however, that this info is often a little bit out of date.
24. Then there was this realist.
25. @GeneralBoles saved everyone a lot of time by fitting all the memes into one image.
26. The Sun’s Tony Parsons had this helpful contribution on the “are A-levels worthwhile” debate.
28. Actually, Dane Bowers doesn’t like to talk about his A-levels.
29. Everyone knew who to blame for their lower-than-expected grades.
32. But whether celebrating or commiserating, students were this morning already discussing the best ways to get completely ratarse drunk later.
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