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10 Legitimate Reasons Not to Do Homework

I’m sure you could use these excuses in real life.

  1. Homework Can Cause Depression

    If the homework topic is hard or too boring, the student could get depressed at not being able to complete it. This could result in the subject feeling inadequate or have anger issues. This would be bad for society, as a person with this personality type would be a bane on society and be useless, as his feelings restrict him from reaching his full potential.

  2. By Doing Homework, I Might Get Biased to a Subject

    For example, if I do to much English, I might grow to like it or hate it. This is bad, as being so biased to a subject will make us ignorant and retarded towards other subjects.

  3. There Are Some Other Things Which Rank Higher On My To-Do List Than Petty Homework

    Global warming is a big issue and threatens to destroy our way of living. Although many people pretend it is not happening, the effects of global warming are evident to people with enough brains to notice that there is less water everywhere. By not using my computer to do homework, I can save a lot of electricity that can be used for other beneficial things. I would gladly write it out, but that would conflict with my ninth (th) reason.

  4. Another Part of my Life Includes Sleeping

    This takes up a lot of my time, due to the uncontrollability of the situation. I have to sleep for a long duration at home, as I stay awake in class and listen attentively all day. If I don’t sleep a lot, I could die from exhaustion. Homework cuts into my sleeping time, and doesn’t serve a purpose at all. If they want to judge me by my written work, could they not just look at my assignments that are done at school? It is not like this homework piece will have something that will make everyone celebrate or jump for joy.

  5. If I Attempt To Do My Homework, Somewhere Along The Lines, Paper Will Be Involved

    Believe it or not, an encounter with paper increases the chance of significant body harm from paper associated issues. If you use one piece of paper, there is a small chance of getting a paper cut. But, if you use it all the time, you’re bound to get a paper associated injury sooner or later.

  6. Using The Computer All The Time Wastes Electricity

    The constant usage of such energy guzzling items results in furthering the effects of global warming and gives my dad a large electricity bill. This would be unhealthy for my family, as my dad could get anger issues if he can’t pay such a large electricity bill and he might physically abuse his family.

  7. Printing Out Homework Kills Trees

    After I have typed my homework, I’ll have to print it out so that it can be viewed and marked by the teachers. By printing it out, a tree will be wasted for my education. I value life above learning, and I would rather have that tree live another day than have a “Good Job!” sticker.

  8. After Typing (Or Writing) For a Long Time, My Fingers Start Hurting Due To Their Constant Use

    My neck also starts aching and I feel a small sensation of pain. This constant stress on parts of my body that I need could affect me in the future. If you get pains in your fingers or neck, you immediately try to stretch them. This causes stress to the bone joints, and could cause arthritis in the future. I would prefer not to have these pains, and this seems a perfectly good reason not to do homework.

  9. I Am Part of a Wonderful Society Called “The Society Against Cruelty to Writing Utensils”

    Just because they were created by man for convenience, that doesn”t mean that they have no rights. We are currently petitioning for “The Universal Declaration of Writing Utensil Rights”, which we wrote ourselves. It is currently a work in progress, but we hope that mindless violence against pencils and pens will be a thing of the past. So far, we have been ignored and laughed at.

  10. Did My Ancestors and Forefathers Fight For My Country So That I Would Have To Do Homework In Another Country?

    If I have to do homework, I would like to do it in a familiar environment, where I will not be racially judged by fanatical Ku Klux Klan members, like Arnold Schwarzenegger’s parents (I do not mean any offence to anyone, and actually don’t mean any of this. I just needed another reason to finish this homework piece).

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  1. austin

    On March 12, 2008 at 8:32 pm


    this is very very very stuiped!

  2. maddie

    On May 17, 2008 at 1:28 am


    i love it it is awsome

  3. The Scrutinizer

    On September 14, 2008 at 5:55 am


    Although, not as stupid as you not being able to spell stupid.

  4. ale

    On October 13, 2008 at 1:05 pm


    u cant be taugh how to write..
    u have to read alot to learn how to write!
    u cant learn every single word in the dictionary jst by howmwork or teachers!
    u need to read alot!
    be independent!

  5. ale

    On October 13, 2008 at 1:05 pm


    *taught

  6. kayt

    On October 16, 2008 at 10:14 am


    oct.15,2008

    it may be very stupid but it makes since in a crazy kind of way

  7. oooga

    On October 16, 2008 at 10:17 am


    this is dingy stupid idiotic and full of crap

  8. tom

    On November 13, 2008 at 11:07 am


    homework is gay

  9. I agree homework is gay.

    On November 17, 2008 at 3:42 am


    I agree homework is gay. I’ve got 7 assignments due in 2 weeks, and only 1 has been completed so far!

  10. i also agree homework is gay

    On January 3, 2009 at 2:03 pm


    Well i guess look at it this way, the more homework assigned the more life we waste of the teacher who has to sit there and read and grade it.

  11. mom

    On January 14, 2009 at 1:09 pm


    ninjas don’t do homework. they’re always training. :)

  12. mom

    On January 14, 2009 at 1:19 pm


    Seriously, there are so many other important things to do in life than homework, like feeding homeless people, making your own website, researching conflicting political viewpoints, making emergency kits, training to be a ninja, banning homework, planning out your future, what career you want to go into, etc.

  13. RE: tom, I agree homework is gay

    On January 22, 2009 at 8:01 pm


    Homework is inanimate; it doesn’t have a sexual orientation or a mood. However, it can definitely be a waste of time.

  14. boo

    On February 9, 2009 at 3:57 am


    boring

  15. boring

    On February 19, 2009 at 1:02 am


    boo

  16. NIC_E_M

    On February 25, 2009 at 12:20 am


    Hey guys, I know this isn’t that great. (After all, it was a homework piece) I re-read it and realised it wasn’t so good, so I wrote a better one, which wasn’t a homework piece.

    http://www.quazen.com/Kids-and-Teens/School-Time/10-Illegitimate-Reasons-to-Not-Do-Homework.548989

  17. always wants to critisize someone(can not spell0

    On February 25, 2009 at 3:38 am


    Hey oooga if you think this is stupid.
    lets see you write something better!!

  18. s2_anOnymOus_s2

    On February 27, 2009 at 11:21 pm


    homework is soooo gay i swear i just want to go back in time and kill whoever invented homework and assignments i want to go on a school strike but cant cuase then ill miss my friends =.=

  19. home work is causing me distress

    On March 13, 2009 at 6:31 pm


    in my school we are given a timetable on what day we get homework for diffent subjects. this week ive been thrown of wmy scedual because 3 of thes sceduals have been brocken and 1 of which because the teacher thought he never undderstood the homework we had to do it again. also she said that none of them have a story or meaning ( pop art)when not even asking for the meaning . mine has a lot of meaning. it through me off so baddy i diddent even do the hw because i had a good case and i never had time. but she was not in so i was lucky. butt she is the most annoying art teacher in the world , i was geting pissed because she gave me a 20 mnite detention for not doing enough colarge when i couldent find the picttures that went with my master peice whe more meaning than life. i was depressed for about 10hrs.

  20. not bad

    On March 15, 2009 at 6:44 pm


    good

  21. bob

    On March 20, 2009 at 12:32 pm


    i hate homework

  22. mason

    On April 12, 2009 at 2:28 pm


    this is all vary true

  23. Jordan

    On August 6, 2009 at 8:11 pm


    YES HOMEWORK SUCKS BALLS

  24. rebecca

    On August 17, 2009 at 2:19 am


    I HATE HOMEWORK!!!!! IT’S SO GAY I WISH I DIDNT HAVE HOMEWORK! I WONDER WHO INVENTED HOMEWORK? DO YOU KNOW?

  25. laura

    On October 6, 2009 at 7:27 pm


    omg homework iz gay. u think 7 pages in 1 week is tough i normally have like 15 pages a night, and i get it turned in on time

    SCHOOL IZ 4 WORK HOME IZ 4 OTHER BETTER THINGZ GOSH

  26. anti-h0mew0rkFAN

    On October 7, 2009 at 8:46 pm


    homework….is just fail.

  27. Spazz

    On October 28, 2009 at 7:13 pm


    You do realize that if you spent this time working on your homework rather than fighting against doing homework…..you would be done. Then again, if I were to stop looking up stuff like this I would also have my homework done. LOL guess it works both ways. Really though, this is funny and dose make sens in a weird and not valid way.

    If you did not do your school work, you would not know what your Ancestors fought for and you would not know about global worming.

    also, if you do your homework your fingers will get the exercise needed to do stuff you want to do, like play video games. Also, your paper cut issue is going to make your skin stronger and over time and a series of paper cuts you will not get them any more. As for cruelty to writing utensils, if you get paper cuts you can use your blood to write your paper. If it is a big deal that you use paper, get paper that is recycled. As for sleeping, you have plenty of time to sleep after you die.

    Well, good luck getting out of doing your school work. you just inspired me to do mine. Thanks

  28. GAY = HOMEWORK

    On November 16, 2009 at 2:47 am


    HOMEWORK IS GAY!! GOOGLE IT GO TO THE FIFTH ONE DOWN AND CLICK. THEN BECOME A FAN!!

  29. Jeremiah is yo mom

    On January 21, 2010 at 1:59 am


    plus homework is a waste of our time we be out get a girlfriend
    planning to fly somewhere

  30. Santas fav elf

    On January 25, 2010 at 5:48 pm


    home work is a very educational part of our small lives…..aww who am i kidding!!!

  31. Marcus

    On March 4, 2010 at 9:17 pm


    all of the point i thought were good except number 10 and number 9 these seemed nonsensical and outright stupid.
    but the others i thought were very legitamate and they might
    work

  32. oggle

    On November 3, 2010 at 4:19 pm


    yep homework is gay…

  33. THE GUY YOU KNOW WHO LIVES NEXT DOOR

    On November 9, 2010 at 4:13 am


    has anyone even got any pappercuts WTF??????????????

  34. BLOB

    On December 1, 2010 at 1:05 pm


    hi

  35. BLOB

    On December 1, 2010 at 1:05 pm


    homework is sooo gay

  36. dogs get sick

    On December 12, 2010 at 6:05 pm


    its f***en gay and everybody hats it

  37. crapmonkey

    On January 20, 2011 at 4:02 pm


    I love cheese and booo hw

  38. Luogen

    On January 25, 2011 at 12:23 pm


    I totally disagree with these statements…..You just need to suck it up and stop being lazy and just do your stinkin\’ homework!!!>:)

  39. Damn Homework

    On May 1, 2011 at 8:33 pm


    I fricking hate homework so fricking muchhh god damn it

  40. I agree with this topic

    On October 18, 2011 at 10:58 pm


    To this post ” I agree homework is gay.

    On November 17, 2008 at 3:42 am

    I agree homework is gay. I’ve got 7 assignments due in 2 weeks, and only 1 has been completed so far!”

    Well, WTF are you doing reading this article if you have 6 other assignments you could be doing instead of wasting your time reading this if you’re not doing a paper on this topic. And that many assignments in 2 weeks is pretty easy

  41. Lolcat

    On December 19, 2011 at 4:44 pm


    “By not using my computer to do homework, I can save a lot of electricity that can be used for other beneficial things”

    The writer writes on his/her COMPUTER…

  42. Kishore

    On August 6, 2012 at 5:44 am


    as if i don’t have anything else to do :/

  43. random

    On January 3, 2013 at 4:06 pm


    random yep its gay

  44. ghtgf

    On January 3, 2013 at 4:10 pm


    it is so stupied

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