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Facebook schoolyard smackdown

April 1st, 2008 · 105 comments

“Vet school is a sea of studying, testing, drinking and most of all: DRAMA,” reports an anonymous vet-to-be in Ames, Iowa.

Of course, as New York magazine reports this week, Facebook is taking run-of-the-mill classroom sniping to a whole new level of micro-bitchiness. If you have the patience (or the Adderall) to follow it, our submitter gives us a play-by-play of one recent status-update smackdown.

Jessika really wishes people would STOP asking questions at the review sessions, please stop wasting everyone's time because you are dumb!

Vanessa thinks people who think people are dumb should not be in professional school.

Naomi doesn't understand why ppl are upset for others asking questions during a review section. Gee, I wonder what a review section IS for???

You should really think before you "facebook" your thoughts

Vanessa hopes her classmate's future clients get better treatment than their fellow colleagues.


related: So obsessed that I’m becoming a bore

FILED UNDER: Facebook · group bitchfest · Iowa · kids today · saga

105 responses so far ↓

  • #1   aaa

    I have to say, Nick is my hero since he seems to be the only person under 30 who seems to get it. Even though his grammar does not live up to my Nazi standards.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 5:13 pm   rating: 8  small thumbs up

    • #1.1   Kristi

      I agree, Nick is the bomb!

      Apr 2, 2008 at 8:19 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #2   Wade bang

    I wonder if I can fit all that on a piece of flair.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 5:16 pm   rating: 20  small thumbs up

    • #2.1   aaa

      Well, the great thing about flair is that there’s supposed to be a lot of it. So if you put each status update and note on a separate piece, you’ll still be well below the flair minimum.

      Apr 1, 2008 at 5:19 pm   rating: 3  small thumbs up

    • #2.2   mere bang

      instead of superpoke, it can be superbitch.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 12:30 pm   rating: 3  small thumbs up

  • #3   marcopuffin bang

    I worry they’re going to bore the animals to death. BTW is this what “putting them down” means?

    Apr 1, 2008 at 5:19 pm   rating: 5  small thumbs up

  • #4   amazon bang

    I love self-aware passive aggression.

    Ceci n’est pas l’agression passive

    Apr 1, 2008 at 5:57 pm   rating: 4  small thumbs up

  • #5   Shanoney

    Wow . . . this reminds of me the last two years of college in a classroom full of 35 other females . . . (note: that many women in one group not a good idea) oh the drama that went down!
    I wonder if Jessika ( even knows the definition of “study session”? Sheesh, you are suppose to ask questions!

    Apr 1, 2008 at 5:59 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #5.1   mamason bang

      Real women have no problem being around other females.

      Apr 1, 2008 at 6:24 pm   rating: 10  small thumbs up

    • #5.2   Suhayla

      I agree mamason.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 6:19 am   rating: 3  small thumbs up

    • #5.3   gambrinus

      That link is…wow. Are all kids being born right now getting names like they’re from a trailer park? Also, I can’t decide if it’s more disturbing that people think “Jalen” (JayLynne, Jalyn, Jaylin) is a name, or that they can’t decide whether it’s a male or female name.

      Although I always figured ‘Jessika’ was just an ethnic spelling of some sort.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 1:15 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #5.4   unholyghost2003 bang

      Recently spotted on Overheard in New York

      “Angry woman to friend: I have a contention with the way people pronounce my daughter’s name. I did not name by daughter ‘Lady Nasty’! I named my baby girl ‘La Dynasty.’”

      Apr 3, 2008 at 11:52 am   rating: 13  small thumbs up

    • #5.5   Quite Contrary

      My next door neighbor from long ago was named Cherish. I never knew verbs were so versatile!

      Apr 3, 2008 at 12:07 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #6   Canthz_B bang

    Jessika just may feel awfully silly when she’s a practicing vet and needs a consult.
    This kind of manure has a way of sticking to a reputation.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 6:01 pm   rating: 5  small thumbs up

  • #7   Total Douche bang

    I want to know where this bitch plans on practicing, so I NEVER take my fucking dogs to her. Seriously, this whore needs a beating administered by Cesar Millan, and he should have Daddy maul her face off for being such an uptight bitch.
    “The only stupid question is the one you don’t ask” should be tattooed backwards on her forehead so she sees it every god-damn time she looks in a mirror!

    And the questions were FUCKING DELICIOUS!

    Apr 1, 2008 at 6:15 pm   rating: 4  small thumbs up

    • #7.1   ljchan

      Well… if you wouldn’t take your fucking dogs to her, would you take your spayed or neutered dogs to her??? Just wondering.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 2:31 pm   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #7.2   Shut the hell up

      I think “If there are no stupid questions, then what kinds of questions do stupid people ask?” should be tattoed on the douchebag’s head.

      My money isn’t being spent so someone can use classtime to buddy up to the professor and show off how closely they payed attention in class, so they can nitpick slides or ask irrelevant or obviously unanswerable questions.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 9:50 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #7.3   tinkerbell2

      why, Jessika, is that you? talk us through the spelling of your name while you’re here.

      Apr 3, 2008 at 7:44 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #7.4   Total Douche bang

      Stupid people don’t know enough to ask questions, that’s why they’re stupid. Also, the nature of the questions isn’t addressed, and review sessions are to recap what you don’t quite get, not to sit there quietly with your thumb up your ass and hope for an “A”, when you realize you know “F” about the material.
      It has been my experience that the people who did ask “irrelevant or obviously unanswerable questions” were gone by week two (this being an obvious sign they were in over their head with the material), or at least by the first test. Plus, people have often asked questions that I haven’t thought of, the answer usually giving me a better understanding of the material. In my experience, I am fortunate enough to say that I’ve learned the art of learning from other people’s mistakes, as well as my own.
      And it’s TOTAL Douche, get it right!

      Apr 5, 2008 at 2:25 pm   rating: 4  small thumbs up

    • #7.5   Total Douche bang

      …and “no,” I would not.

      Apr 5, 2008 at 2:35 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #8   Ricehead

    If this is the type of crap one has to put up with in VetEd, I would hate to see what Med. school would look like. Thank goodness for holistics!

    Apr 1, 2008 at 6:20 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #9   porcupine

    They’re so catty, hounding each other like that. What a pack of bitches – now they’ve left Jessica feline bad because they snapped at her. The way Vanessa keeps rabbiting on about her pet peeve is beastly. She’s so dogged about it too- stubborn as a mule. Although JeessiKaa doesn’t seem like the quiet mousey type either – she comes within a whisker of being plain ole aggressive, and I think her attitude is A-paw-ling.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 6:39 pm   rating: 22  small thumbs up

    • #9.1   marcopuffin bang

      I guess we should stop horsing around, this isn’t a kangeroo court. We might be barking up the wrong tree – Jessica’s probably feeling sheepish about her original words and Vanessa just wants to viper face in it.

      Apr 1, 2008 at 7:00 pm   rating: 19  small thumbs up

    • #9.2   Katzndogz bang

      What’s funny about this is that I was mentally correcting her spelling of the word “feeling” before I realized that the whole thing was supposed to be punny. Teh dork is I!

      Apr 2, 2008 at 12:54 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #9.3   Mishee bang

      Me too Katz

      Apr 2, 2008 at 1:36 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #9.4   Total Douche bang


      Apr 5, 2008 at 5:08 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #10   porcupine

    Does anyone else see the advert at the top of the screen next to this – “help stop animal cruelty and suffering”? Maybe we could help by planting something illegal on Vanessa and getting her kicked out of vet school. Otherwise she’ll be inflicting herself on a whole lot of innocent kittehs.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 6:42 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #11   Quite Contrary

    I can”t wait for one of them to interview for a job and, as part of a background search, this dialog pops up and haunts them.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 7:14 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #12   vet girl

    I can’t believe our classmates’ drama is on this site! And here I thought the review session went well… Vet school is worse than high school. I’m just trying to get out alive!

    PS. Nick is awesome.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 7:57 pm   rating: 4  small thumbs up

    • #12.1   Canthz_B bang

      I’m sure your review session was OK. Besides, who am I to question?

      Apr 1, 2008 at 8:37 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #12.2   TuesdayPillow

      Does Nick give good head?

      Apr 3, 2008 at 1:34 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #13   Wade bang

    As an aspiring veterinarian, Vanessa shows that the review sessions have paid off. She is now able to identify a bitch.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 9:34 pm   rating: 20  small thumbs up

  • #14   stefanynina bang

    Maybe if Jessika asked more questions she would know how to spell her name right!
    Grade one must have been hard on Jessica.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 10:03 pm   rating: 4  small thumbs up

  • #15   Tyler bang

    It’s actually kind of hard to tell whose side to take on this. It could go either way. Jessika could be one of those people that hate when others ask questions, or she could just be annoyed by that one or two people who ask questions for either no reason, or they really should go talk to the teacher/teachers assistant at another time. If the later is the case, then those other girls are really over reacting…heck, even if Jessika is stuck up, those other girls are really over reacting…

    Apr 1, 2008 at 10:13 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #16   Sarah bang

    I bet Jessika rejects friend requests and “prunes” her friends list once a week to make sure everyone there is acceptable. She probably also invited people to the Zombies application, to throw in a bit of hypocrisy.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 10:28 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #16.1   Olivia bang

      That made me smile. : )

      Apr 1, 2008 at 11:16 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #17   Brian

    I wish the person that submitted this would let them know that it’s out here. I can see them wanting to make their case and then whole thing would re-flash in the comments here. I’d love a front row seat!

    Apr 1, 2008 at 10:53 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #17.1   marcopuffin bang

      Yes! I think it’s the DUTY of whoever posted it.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 7:01 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #18   unholyghost2003 bang

    Ugh. Why I never went to study groups. The only options seem to be 1) feeling like a ‘tard who slept through every class 2) feeling like the only asshole who paid attention and has more than two brain cells to rub together.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 10:59 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

  • #19   Olivia bang

    Team Jessika. Yeah, she was being an ass, but Vanessa was going way overboard. (On a seperate note, I feel like I’m writing about some teen drama…)

    Also, to Vanessa’s “you should think before Facebooking comment”: Bitch, you should read your entries before posting them. Seriously – tiepoez make your posts look so not-smart.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 11:15 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #19.1   meh

      For she who casts the first stone…

      Apr 1, 2008 at 11:24 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #19.2   Quite Contrary

      Team Neither One of Them! Well, maybe Team Peanut Gallery.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 10:49 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #20   Lauren

    ‘Bout time some Facebook stuff showed up!

    Apr 1, 2008 at 11:25 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #21   shoelessjo

    no you fools, review sessions aren’t for asking questions, they are for summarizing the course content into one or two lectures a short time before the exam.

    All of you who say it’s ok to ask lots of questions at a review session misses the point entirely. It’s review of the ENTIRE course, not a Q and A session that deals with specific issues.

    if you have stupid questions* , be sure that no one else wants to hear them, and save them for the f***ing office hours! That’s why profs and T.A.’s make sure to be in their office for 3-4 scheduled hours a week. To answer your idiotic questions!!

    *Stupid Questions – these are questions that ask professors about irrelevant details that while related to the lectures are besides the current point of the lecture. You will probably learn more about these details in more advanced courses or maybe they are presented in the text but not important enough to address in the lecture.

    Really, I see fools like Vanessa in my lectures all the time. For example, the guy in my computer science class who finds a lecture on how data is stored in memory the perfect time to ask about how a banks memory system works… “dear professor, how can a bank hold so many names in its database!” Whereupon the professor goes on a rant about bank computer systems, while the class becomes increasing irritated at the students incessant nodding at the professor during his explanation, and the fact that we aren’t learning anything that will be on the exam.

    Apr 1, 2008 at 11:27 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #21.1   prairielily

      Jessika? Is that you?

      Apr 1, 2008 at 11:38 pm   rating: 3  small thumbs up

    • #21.2   unholyghost2003 bang

      oh jo. but what you don’t seem to grasp is that the stuff on the exam is not always the stuff you need in real life and that the exam might be changed based on what you have or have not covered. Here is a real college lesson for you, PLAY YOUR PROF’S INTERESTS AGAINST HIM/HER.

      I once had a prof who hated the French (don’t ask) but the more we could get him ranting on how much he hates the French the LESS STUFF THERE WOULD BE ON THE NEXT TEST because we hadn’t covered it.

      Apr 1, 2008 at 11:55 pm   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #21.3   Crash bang

      How do they get that big chunk of ice through that tiny hole in a bottle ?

      Apr 2, 2008 at 12:33 am   rating: 7  small thumbs up

    • #21.4   Tyler bang

      If two “ox” are called “oxen” and multiple “goose” are called “geese”, then why are not multiple “box” called “boxen” and multiple “moose” called “meese”?

      Apr 2, 2008 at 2:11 am   rating: 6  small thumbs up

    • #21.5   claw71 bang

      Tyler we will have no theft of comedy without credit. Stop stealing from Gallagher. If he sued his own brother what will he do to you?

      Apr 2, 2008 at 7:37 am   rating: 4  small thumbs up

    • #21.6   bellabeastie

      Hey Jo- If a dog drops dead in the forest and there is no one there to hear it is it really dead? Oops, I forgot.

      Team Gotta Save Stupid Questions For Office Hours. wtf.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 8:01 am   rating: 3  small thumbs up

    • #21.7   Canthz_B bang

      Jo must be a dream student to have.
      One who can decide what is important enough to be included in a lecture really need not attend class.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 9:37 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #21.8   Lurker

      I wish I had had more instructors like yours, unholyghost – we were expectd to have mastered everything on the syllabus whether it had been covered in class ot the assigned readings, or not.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 9:38 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #21.9   anglophile bang

      UHG: Your professor hated the French? Why?

      Apr 2, 2008 at 9:39 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #21.10   unholyghost2003 bang

      Glo! I said Don’t Ask! … honestly I am not 100% sure. I mean he is a very conservative Prof at a very conservative school … but It goes deeper than “Freedom Fries” I think he just dislikes a lot of their schools of theory AND disagrees with France politically … but his anti-French rantings consisted mostly of stuff like “Goddamn rifle dropping Frogs! Stupid sons of bitches Dadaists.” and then mumbling.

      Did you gather together as a group and present a cohesive argument as to WHY that should not be the case?

      Apr 2, 2008 at 10:02 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #21.11   anglophile bang

      I’m sorry. I forgot it was bad to ask questions.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 10:03 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #21.12   Julia

      Depends on the review session style. At my drama farm, I mean vet school, all review sessions are Q&A and the professors do not prepare material. The point is to ask questions to clear up stuff you don’t understand. If I don’t get a concept I will beat it to death at the review session and I don’t care how annoyed everyone else is, I’m paying $18k a year to get this crap.

      On the other hand the people that show up to review sessions and ask things like “I read x and y in z study, how do you think that affects the information on slide 37 viewed in the context of global warming” deserve to be shot.

      Apr 4, 2008 at 8:43 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

  • #22   Smartie Pants

    I don’t want to stick up for the enemy here, but I was thinking maybe Jessika just didn’t want CERTAIN people asking questions at the review sessions.. not that that’s fair or anything, but I can somewhat relate. You know, when there are certain people that ask the most ridiculous questions, or even ask questions just so they can THEN answer them?! Annoying! But this was hilarious anyway, I love Facebook drama too! hahha

    Apr 2, 2008 at 2:36 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #23   Suhayla

    THIS is drama? Ha. Ha. Ha.

    Back in my day, drama was when people slept with other people’s boyfriends or husbands, or sabotaged others in significant ways. Even nerd ‘drama’ should be more compelling than this — come on. Where are the torrid affairs that are a mainstay of universities everywhere? Don’t you guys have to compete for money, or critique each others’ work?

    Stop trying to make this immature nitpickery sound significant by calling it ‘drama.’

    Apr 2, 2008 at 6:27 am   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #23.1   Oedipus

      I’m hearing ya’ Suhayla. In my day drama meant sleeping with your mother, killing your father and gouging your eyes out in despair, not to mention answering a few curly questions thrown your way from a sphinx. Sheesh, kids these days…

      Apr 2, 2008 at 6:35 am   rating: 6  small thumbs up

    • #23.2   Troy McClure bang

      In Soviet Russia, question asks you!

      Apr 2, 2008 at 7:15 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #23.3   sphinx

      You may proceed.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 7:30 am   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #23.4   CordellOwns

      no one has sex at iowa state vet med!! except for the east coasters, of course :) we know how to do it right. haha.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 12:29 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #24   claw71 bang

    This is why review sessions are such a joke. I can understand Jessica’s frustration because there is a such thing as a stupid question and it is often asked by lazy people who were texting their BFF in class.

    Of course posting your frustration on Facebook is pretty stupid too. Strap on some ovaries and study on your own.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 7:35 am   rating: 7  small thumbs up

    • #24.1   anglophile bang

      I’m plus-1ing this for the f-d phrase “strap on some ovaries”. I will be able to make much use of that phrase!

      Apr 2, 2008 at 9:44 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #25   GhostWriter bang

    Jessika started it– her first comment begins with that most trite modifier, “really“. She doesn’t just happen to wish, she really wishes! It’s quite obvious that she’s not shittin’ you about her wish here.

    Captilizing STOP, and following it with a, “please stop” is a manic-depressive bonus. I only wish she had continued with a, “YOU DUMBASSES seem a little dumb to me”.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 8:12 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #25.1   GhostWriter bang

      Hold up– make that, “I really wish she had continued…”

      Apr 2, 2008 at 8:29 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #25.2   park rose bang

      GhostWriter wishes he’d written….

      park rose agrees.

      Vanessa thinks people who think that people should refer to themselves in third person are dumb.

      park rose doesn’t understand.

      Jessika says people who don’t understand should stop wasting everyone’s time because they are dumb.

      park rose agrees.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 8:47 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #25.3   amy d bang

      amy secretly crushes on rose and hope to be noticed by putting in her two cents on a subject that doesn’t even involve herself.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 8:56 am   rating: 4  small thumbs up

    • #25.4   park rose bang

      rose ‘plusses’ amy.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 9:07 am   rating: 4  small thumbs up

  • #26   Elyse

    Man…This is really awesome because a) that’s my hometown and b) both my mom and grandma worked there. If they think they have it bad with classmates, they need to wait until they’re dealing with the people who work there!

    Apr 2, 2008 at 8:49 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #27   Wade bang

    Wade is wondering if Jessika will Mass SuperPoke Vanessa, Nick, Drew and Naomi by pitching a bitch at them.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 9:02 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

  • #28   Shayla

    I just want to point out that “Suhayla” is not me, for those of you wondering.

    Other than that, I’m staying out of this.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 9:04 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #28.1   park rose bang

      Jessika and Shoeless! I’ve got a question! If Shayla hadn’t posted would she have made a sound? (props to Bella).

      Apr 2, 2008 at 9:13 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #28.2   Bellabeastie

      Thanks, rosie…… funny, didn’t hear a thing.

      Apr 2, 2008 at 12:28 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #29   rhinogirl

    As a survivor of Vet School, i’m going to guess these squablers are in their second year (aka- the year of hell) when the pressure and tension reach an all time high. When I went (before the age of Facebook) they way to “air” your grievance was to go complain to the Dean. As you can imagine, he just loved people interupting him to complain because someone was writing too loudly or had sat in your seat. It got to the point where some of my classmates on exam day would steal the seat of those with the highest gradepoint average in attempt to mess with their head and cause them to not do as well on the exam so the grading curve would be more generous. Fun Times kids, fun times.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 9:57 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #30   VM2

    Way to make our school look really good, guys…

    Apr 2, 2008 at 10:06 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #31   another VM2 at ames

    FYI, this is VM1 class drama. not to say the other classes are drama free…

    Apr 2, 2008 at 10:11 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #31.1   Mishee bang

      I miss Ames…

      when I was a kid I wanted to go to ISU and be a Vet, but then I went to the Iowa State Fair and saw a video of a cat being declawed… changed my mind that very moment…

      Now that I see all the drama going on, I guess it’s for the better, huh?

      Apr 2, 2008 at 10:31 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #32   unholyghost2003 bang

    mellow mellow, I really doubt that some stressed out snarkiness makes anyone think less of your school or its students. No need to distance yourselves.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 10:17 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #33   Canthz_B bang

    And now, for extra credit, Jessika will show us how to cross-breed a bitch with a jackass.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 10:17 am   rating: 8  small thumbs up

  • #34   Funky Warm Medina

    if they’re the type of ‘question askers’ that used to piss me off in class (i.e. much like shoelessjo was referring to), then team jessika all the way.

    not once, twice, but four times vanessa? geeze p.a. much?

    Apr 2, 2008 at 11:23 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #35   Heidi

    Good Grief! WTF! Looks like the PAN comment board! hahahahaha

    Apr 2, 2008 at 1:33 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #36   Jane

    i was an pharmacy technician instructor for a techincal college for four years and i agree with jessika, there are questions that pertain to the entire class such as: “should we do all of the review questions on page 75 or just the even ones?” however there are questions that should be left to office hours.

    once i was reviewing a lecture on the male reproductive system and a student raised her hand and asked “what is that white stuff that comes out of the tip of the…”

    i cut her off right there…but i can understand poor jessika’s frustration

    Apr 2, 2008 at 3:14 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #37   bkrause

    Jessika is my roomate.

    this Website is hilarious.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 3:50 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #37.1   Mishee bang

      well, then bkrause, give us the lowdown! or better yet, get jessika in here!

      Apr 2, 2008 at 3:57 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #37.2   tinkerbell2

      I bet you see ‘Jessika really wishes her room-mate would put the cap back on the toothpaste’ on Facebook all the time..

      Apr 3, 2008 at 7:52 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #38   Sam

    I’m not surprised to see people like that in a college, of all places . All the people that graduate and get their 1st job brag about every stupid class they took except the one they FORGOT to take that teaches them “people skills” . LOL YOU FAIL AT LIFE JESSIKA (and so does your name) .

    Apr 2, 2008 at 4:01 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #39   ISU CVM VM1

    I am a member of this class, though I wasn’t involved in this drama. Just for clarification, we were asked to hold all questions until the end of the review session. The plan was to go through all the exam objectives, then have Q & A at the end. Going through the objectives alone takes almost 2 hours. We got sidetracked several times by questions, prolonging the review session for those people that didn’t have questions. That’s how this whole thing got started.

    P.S. I enjoy the drama … checking facebook every 5 minutes for status updates is more fun than listening to a boring neuroanatomy lecture about motor coordination.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 4:05 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

    • #39.1   GhostWriter bang

      So, it was the TA’s lack of class control that caused the whole deal?

      Apr 2, 2008 at 4:12 pm   rating: 3  small thumbs up

    • #39.2   Mishee bang

      So, while you are going over the exam objectives, you are all sitting there quietly “listening” while simultaneously talking shit on facebook? or do you wait to get back to the dorm to login to facebook and start slinging the shit??

      and also, just imagine how hard it would be to check facebook updates if you had NO motor coordination!!!

      Apr 2, 2008 at 4:18 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #40   Writer, Rejected

    Facebook: The next generation’s forum for passive aggressive wars. Love it!

    Apr 2, 2008 at 9:51 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #41   nicole

    sweet, i love this post!
    facebook really is the future of passive aggressiveness.
    i have a roommate who sent me a long, negative, accusatory message on facebook 3 days after i got pissed at him for doing something, which then erupted into a crazy, huge mess that eventually involved law enforcement…

    facebook is dangerous. but i love reading the drama just as much as the next person.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 10:02 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #42   ISU VM1

    I’m in this class and not actually involved in this drama. Technically, the review session was for going through a list of certain topics, in a format where the professor reads the question and gives the answer. Part of the reason questions were asked to be held for later was becasue the professor came in on her own time, after hours, and wanted to keep things from getting too long. Another reason is because in the previous review session, students kept asking the same question over and over again, and every time the professor said “that won’t be on the test.” And the thing is, most of the other questions can be easily answered by looking in the textbook or in the class notes. So really, Jessika is right, but it probably wasn’t a great decision to express her frustration on facebook. This is because, for some reason, a large majority of our class takes a simple expression of vexation as a personal attack. I don’t know why.

    Apr 2, 2008 at 11:15 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #43   known unknown bang

    My guess would be less time checking in on Facebook and more time checking in on Textbook would fix a lot of this?

    Either way, I loved it! Start to finish, they all rock. Vet School and Facebook! Whoo! These are totally the folks I want expressing my dog’s anal glands.

    Apr 3, 2008 at 12:39 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #44   Jinx

    You have to love how almost everyone on here was all “Jessika (I hate that spell, too!) is a bitch! How dare she not allow people to ask questions!” Then, it’s found out they’re being retard and asking the same questions over and over, when they were asked not to ask any in the first place. Considering how they overacted to her comments, I’m not surprised they’re retards. If I ever get a vet named Vanessa, I’m taking my pet else where.

    Apr 4, 2008 at 2:50 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #45   forsoothsayer

    this is exactly like law school – which is just as much drama exacerbated by the natural aggression of law students. thank god, thank god, i went there before facebook got popular. i can only wonder how much worse it would have been – we all brought laptops to class.

    Apr 7, 2008 at 4:46 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #46   Katie

    So my boyfriend lives in a house with four other people, and one of his roommates (who is certifiably psychotic) regularly starts fights with his other roommates by posting inflammatory status messages on her facebook. Frequently, the roommates do not find out for days that she has in fact been fighting with them because they don’t check facebook very often.

    It’s fun. :)

    BTW, I love this site!

    Apr 17, 2008 at 2:38 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #47   Observer

    Where I live, “Jessika” is the correct spelling, and nobody’s ever going to take you seriously again if you name your kid “Vanessa”. And as for the general intelligence level of the commenters on this site, I don’t know what to say. Let’s just hope that I’ll never ever have to meet anyone of you in real life.

    May 31, 2008 at 2:06 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #47.1   zombieBlanco bang


      In real life we’d beat you like a red-headed stepchild. Named Jessika.

      May 31, 2008 at 2:47 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #48   bobby

    team vanessa.

    Jul 25, 2008 at 1:29 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #49   making time for the important things in life…like facebook apps | passive-aggressive (and just plain aggressive) notes

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    Sep 5, 2008 at 1:11 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #50   dave

    love the facebook back and forth. communicating without actually talking.

    Sep 5, 2008 at 4:13 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #51   AgentCooper

    Nick’s grammar isn’t the worst, I’d still pass him.

    Jan 12, 2009 at 3:07 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #52   JT

    I kind of get Jessika’s pain.
    I had a mandatory computer class at my uni. Actual question: “So when you move the mouse thing, then the little arrow moves too?”
    Who said there were no stupid questions?
    Of course, Jessika’s review session might not have been mandatory.

    Aug 16, 2009 at 10:12 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #53   vanessika

    Has a certain ring to it. Like meoow

    Aug 29, 2010 at 8:21 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up


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