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These Kids Got Out Of Finals Thanks To Twitter (Sort Of)

BuzzFeed tried to help out students making retweet deals with their teachers. Did it work?

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Last Friday, we discovered kids who were using Twitter to try to get out of finals by cutting deals with teachers for retweets. BuzzFeed wanted to help them out and encouraged readers to give them retweets. Let's see if it actually worked!

Looks like it was a scam!! Boooooo

I hope everyone realizes I haven't given a true "final" for about 10 years. Have fun RT all you want though! 1000 maybe bonus pts though!

Scott Mollring@CoachMollring

I hope everyone realizes I haven't given a true "final" for about 10 years. Have fun RT all you want though! 1000 maybe bonus pts though!

1:58 PM - 13 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Whoops - looks like we were already too late.

Damn that final shit been over stop retweeting it please lmao

MIRANDAâ–³@rae__swizzle

Damn that final shit been over stop retweeting it please lmao

4:36 PM - 30 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But the teacher somehow made the rap project HARDER than an actual final!

@katienotopoulos no :/ Our teacher made it harder than the actual final so we basically made the final easier. It wasn't totally in vain

Milo Ortiz@DaFlyanHawaiian

@katienotopoulos no :/ Our teacher made it harder than the actual final so we basically made the final easier. It wasn't totally in vain

1:09 PM - 02 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@katienotopoulos some people still did the rap video though

Milo Ortiz@DaFlyanHawaiian

@katienotopoulos some people still did the rap video though

1:10 PM - 02 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Either they're really crummy rappers, or that class is really easy.

5. This kid's tweet earned him the right to no finals, but his subsequent tweets are just about how much he loves his girlfriend and don't mention the bet. Verdict is still out on this one.

At least the teacher stood by his word on this. However, it's just for HEALTH CLASS, which everyone knows is the easiest anyway.

@katienotopoulos the exam is either Wednesday or Thursday and it's for health! I'm positive we'll all ace it!

hannah mccune @xohannahmccune

@katienotopoulos the exam is either Wednesday or Thursday and it's for health! I'm positive we'll all ace it!

3:54 PM - 02 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. These kids get 1,000 RTs thanks to BuzzFeed, and earned themselves a pizza party. The teacher even tweeted it:

Congratulations 3rd period!! #PizzaPartyMonday

Brittany Brown@Ms_BrittanyB

Congratulations 3rd period!! #PizzaPartyMonday

7:20 PM - 31 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Sadly, the pizza place in Cypress, Texas wasn't open early enough, so she got donuts and kolaches. Ms. Brown, you are an A+++ teacher!

Here is the pizza party turned donut and kolache party my 3rd period earned with 1,000+ RTs!!#MsBrownsStudentsRock

Brittany Brown@Ms_BrittanyB

Here is the pizza party turned donut and kolache party my 3rd period earned with 1,000+ RTs!!#MsBrownsStudentsRock

10:49 AM - 02 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Katie Notopoulos is a senior editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Notopoulos writes about tech and internet culture is cohost of the Internet Explorer podcast.

Contact Katie Notopoulos at katie@buzzfeed.com.

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