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16 Things That Were Rebellious At School But Definitely Aren't Now

*Makes thumb holes in jumper*

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1. Wearing your tie really short.

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Then: "Long school ties are lame."

Now: "Short ties look incredibly weird why on earth did we think this was cool?"

2. Having your top button undone.

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Then: "Oh yeh this is seriously badass."

Now: "This is not going to be a big deal unless I join the army or something."

3. Cutting holes in your jumper sleeves so you could put your thumbs through them.

Then: "These thumb holes represent my emo feelings and I don't care what the school says." Now: "Probably not going to cut up this jumper that I have worked and paid for."
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Then: "These thumb holes represent my emo feelings and I don't care what the school says."

Now: "Probably not going to cut up this jumper that I have worked and paid for."

4. Wearing makeup.

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Then: "I am totally breaking the school makeup policy and might get made to take it off! Risky!"

Now: "Nope, no-one cares whether I wear makeup or not".

5. Writing in gel pen.

Then: "The school rules say black or blue ink only so this purple pen is really going to rock the boat". Now: "Probably fine for me to do this." Unless you're a doctor or something, then maybe don't write prescriptions in glittery gel pen.
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Then: "The school rules say black or blue ink only so this purple pen is really going to rock the boat".

Now: "Probably fine for me to do this."

Unless you're a doctor or something, then maybe don't write prescriptions in glittery gel pen.

6. Wearing a vast number of charity wristbands.

Then: "My support of all of these causes is too much for the school to handle". Now: "Wearing a Livestrong band now would be incredibly embarrassing."
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Then: "My support of all of these causes is too much for the school to handle".

Now: "Wearing a Livestrong band now would be incredibly embarrassing."

7. Covering your arms in "shag" bands.

Then: "These colours apparently stand for different things and thus denote how many people I have made out with, and therefore how edgy I am."Now: "Probably a bit weird to cover myself in jewellery indicating my specific sexual history."
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Then: "These colours apparently stand for different things and thus denote how many people I have made out with, and therefore how edgy I am."

Now: "Probably a bit weird to cover myself in jewellery indicating my specific sexual history."

8. Rolling up your skirt.

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Then: "Rolling my skirt up, DEAL WITH IT."

Now: "If I wanted to wear a short skirt I could just buy one rather than weirdly rolling it up."

9. Drawing a biro tattoo up your arms because you were bored.

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Then: "People might almost think this is a real tattoo, AND I might get ink poisoning, I throw caution to the wind."

Now: "This just looks bizarre."

10. Chewing gum.

Then: "I am flagrantly breaching school rules."Now: "I ate some garlic for lunch so really this is for your benefit not mine."
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Then: "I am flagrantly breaching school rules."

Now: "I ate some garlic for lunch so really this is for your benefit not mine."

11. Pinging a ruler against a desk so it made ~that~ noise.

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Then: "This is going to piss off my teacher so much."

Now: "This is just probably going to confuse my colleagues and maybe lead to an email."

12. Graffitiing in your diary.

Then: "I have drawn anarchy symbols because I am dangerously edgy."Now: "I can do what I want with my own possessions tbh."
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Then: "I have drawn anarchy symbols because I am dangerously edgy."

Now: "I can do what I want with my own possessions tbh."

13. Slying listening to music by putting your headphone up your sleeve.

Then: "The greatest deception there ever was."Now: "Just going to listen to music with my headphones in like a normal person."
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Then: "The greatest deception there ever was."

Now: "Just going to listen to music with my headphones in like a normal person."

14. Not walking on the left side of the corridor.

Then: "This corridor system is oppressive I am going to walk where I like."Now: "I'm free to walk on whichever side of the corridor I want! Life is great!"
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Then: "This corridor system is oppressive I am going to walk where I like."

Now: "I'm free to walk on whichever side of the corridor I want! Life is great!"

15. Setting up a crisps and sweets black market in the playground.

Then: "I am a GENIUS master criminal getting round the school healthy eating policy."Now: "Probably a bit weird to set up an underground snack network in my office."
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Then: "I am a GENIUS master criminal getting round the school healthy eating policy."

Now: "Probably a bit weird to set up an underground snack network in my office."

16. Writing boobs on a calculator.

Then: "Nice." Now: "Still funny tbh."
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Then: "Nice."

Now: "Still funny tbh."