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    Updated on Oct 1, 2019. Posted on Oct 1, 2019

    We Need To Talk About The Pacer Test And How Seriously Awful It Was

    "The FitnessGram™ Pacer Test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as it continues..."

    If you had to endure the horror that was middle school P.E., you're probably familiar with the Pacer Test:

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    Remember? The FitnessGram™ Pacer Test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as it continues. The 20 meter pacer test will begin in 30 seconds. Line up at the start. The running speed starts slowly, but gets faster each minute after you hear this signal. [beep] A single lap should be completed each time you hear this sound. [ding] Remember to run in a straight line, and run as long as possible. The second time you fail to complete a lap before the sound, your test is over. The test will begin on the word start. On your mark, get ready, start.

    Did that immediately make all the hairs on your arm stand up? Did you feel your heart race? Your legs tremble in fear?

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    If so, YOU'RE NOT ALONE. It's time we acknowledge what a literal nightmare this test was, once and for all.

    omg I just thought about the pacer test from elementary school gym class and an actual shiver ran down my spine why did the illinois board of education allow that glorified torture

    I can still hear the ominous beeping noise...

    the pacer test beep & the default iphone alarm clock are the most terrifying fucking sounds ever no one can fight me on this

    The emotional sting...

    *during sex* Her- I want you to hurt me Me- The Pacer Test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as it continues.... Her- Wait... Me- *ding*

    Oh, I'm "being dramatic," you say? It "wasn't really that bad," you protest? Well, to you I say:

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    Seriously, it was HORRIBLE.

    middle school me after taking the pacer test

    Not to mention great for self-esteem!

    me: pacer test: RUN you chubby little pig child

    Honestly, it was just a really rough time for a lot of us.

    I think the darkest time of my life was freshman year during PE when I could only run 14 laps for the pacer test. not kidding.

    It was so awful in fact, that many people believed a hoax that the test was banned for "child cruelty."

    I want compensation for my suffering

    I mean, it seems reasonable tbh.

    To this day, I can't seem to escape the horror. The pacer test haunts me EVERYWHERE.

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    It's in my games...

    club penguin rewritten gamers are doing a pacer test

    My music...

    I present to you The EDM Pacer Test

    Even my beloved Marvel movies!

    here’s the avengers assemble scene in endgame but with the pacer test audio

    Anyway, if this test scarred you for life, you're not alone. And if you've never had to endure this pain, then...consider yourself extremely lucky.

    HALF THE PEOPLE I TALK TO SAY THEIR SCHOOL DOESNT HAVE THE PACER TEST LIKE WTF DO U NOT UNDERSTAND MY YEARS OF SUFFERING

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