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    Posted on May 23, 2018

    This Teen Used A Stranger Things Reference In A Yearbook Quote To Throw Shade

    "This is my all time favorite senior quote."

    Meet 18-year-old Lucky Julia Simsuangco from Lancaster, California.

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    Simsuangco told BuzzFeed News that she was super indecisive while choosing a quote for her yearbook.

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    In the end, she went with: "To all the teachers that never taught me a thing: Stranger Things Season 2 Episode 5, 35:08."

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    The timestamp in Simsuangco's yearbook quote is a reference to a scene from Stranger Things, when Gaten Matarazzo's character Dustin says: "Son of a bitch. You're really no help at all, you know that?"

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    Simsuangco told BuzzFeed News: "When quotes were due, I was struggling with a few teachers in particular who made students worry more about passing the class than actually making sure they learned the material."

    She said, "I didn’t want to put that specific teacher on blast, so I just generalized it because I knew a lot of people who felt the same about different teachers."

    "My quote was directed to a few of the teachers I’ve had over the years who made me worry about my grade in the class more than actually learning what was being taught."

    before i get my wig snatched, i appreciate and love all the teachers who’ve impacted my life in more ways than just teaching the material in a syllabus. this was more towards those who made me worry about passing the class than actually learning

    "To some people, it may seem disrespectful, but that wasn’t my intention. I’ve had so many teachers who made a positive impact on my life and I appreciate them all," she said.

    "They’ve helped me grow as a person and I can’t thank them enough for it. I feel like a lot of people have had teachers who don’t make an effort to get in touch with their students.

    "It’s kind of crazy to me how so many people relate to it. It’s important to give credit where it’s due but it’s also important to call out those who are unhelpful to their students.

    "I also know it’s a two-way street and that students should be meeting the teachers halfway in order to learn something, but sometimes it’s out of the students’ control on what goes on in the classroom."

    Simsuangco tweeted it to show her friends who were asking what her senior quote was – and to maybe get noticed by the Stranger Things cast.

    She said she didn't expect for the tweet to get as big as it did: "I was shook when strangers started retweeting and liking it. It felt weird at first, but then I started to understand why."

    People really love it.

    And want to do the same for their yearbooks.

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