## Awesome Responses

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### Awesome Responses

I'm very surprised I couldn't find a thread like this already.

Post your most literal, satirical, Summer Glau-esque, or just downright awesome test/homework responses. (And possibly the question if necessary.) Or maybe ones you'd like to have put but didn't - it'd be tragic for us to have one less chuckle in our lives because you didn't end up submitting that answer.

For example:
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`  5) e  6) d  7)  This is a trick question.  There are no "first n integers".    If it meant the first n whole numbers, (e) is correct.    If it meant the first n natural numbers, (a) is correct.  8) e  9) a`

(Mostly just because it was supposed to be multiple choice.)

I might have more later. I'm sure someone here has a better one.

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### Re: Awesome Responses

My pre-calc/calc teacher used to have tests in which graphing problems still had A) and B) choices and a letter blank (the graph was always under A). At some point I started writing in A on the blank for every graph problem. By the end of the year in calc my teacher had noticed and started jokingly marking them wrong and writing B next to them when he graded. Except the time I messed up the graph. Then I put my own graph under B and wrote that instead.
phider2

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### Re: Awesome Responses

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`  6) It will result a compile error because:    1- You can't have spaces in an indentifier ("an Integer"?) and    2- There is no variable called "anInteger".`

I probably should actually be putting effort into my independent studies if I want to get into that private school.

Meh, the textbook writers should have put effort into their short answer questions.

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### Re: Awesome Responses

I once had a student in my English class who was very creative, talented, and a high-achiever. Most of the time in class, she didn't pay attention due to boredom, but still performed well on tests and assignments. On one occasion, I gave her an 85 on an essay because I thought part of it was lacking in information and analysis. The next assignment I gave was a satirical piece in which students had to sarcastically rant against something that bothers them. She chose the topic of "ungrateful teachers" and there was a specific reference to teachers who give good students 85s. I was amused.
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unus vox

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### Re: Awesome Responses

Here is a question that was given on a physics test. It's paraphrased because it was give a while ago:
Thelma and Louise drive off of a 100 meter cliff at a speed of 20 meters per second, how far away from the edge of the cliff will Thelma and Louise collide with the ground and die (What, you thought that gravity ends when the ending credits roll? That's not how it goes, gravity keeps pulling you down at 9.8 m/s^2 until you hit the ground, and in this case, your untimely death.)?
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### Re: Awesome Responses

Nice topic idea!

Here's a funny one I got while grading tests:

Question: The masses of gray matter in the brain that inhibit unnecessary movements are ___________.

Answer: "not present in C huck N orris's brain because C huck N orris has no unnecessary movements."

Forgive the spaces, the cheesegraters are doing something weird.

Omegaton

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Cheesegraters grate cheese, as they always have. Nothing to do with Chuck Norris at all.
In the future, there will be a global network of billions of adding machines.... One of the primary uses of this network will be to transport moving pictures of lesbian sex by pretending they are made out of numbers.
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### Re: Awesome Responses

There was a boy who sat next to me in elementary school, and one day we had to do standardized testing. He was mainly just filling out random bubbles and making the circles on the scantron spell out words and make pictures. Then, for an extended response question about the moral of a pretty stupid short story, he put down "The moral of the story is that on the outside, you can be quiet, but on the inside, you're loud, like a fucking Metallica concert." I have no idea what the actual story was about, but I hope to god it had something to do with his response.
To do list:

-kidnap Randall
-take his hands
-hire Eames from Inception
-make nachos
Tiem

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My extremely epic pre-calc teacher has decided (rightly) that ellipses with horizontal major axes centered on the origin look like footballs, and being the most diehard Notre Dame fan on the planet, requires all of his students to label the quadrants ND#1. Supposedly, someone once put ND#_ (the teams actual and somewhat embarrassing rank) and failed the test.
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