Those bumper stickers that say "My Kid Is An Honor Student…?

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  • #601715
    WIY
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    Ok this isnt an important rant but I just feel like posting this.

    I was driving today and I saw a car with one of those and it just stuck me how childish and pathetic that is.

    What are you trying to prove? You care what strangers on the road think? Why would you advertise to the world that your kid is an honor roll student, they dont know you or your kid?!

    What do you think?

    #847208
    ayshoshee
    Participant

    ik people who do it and its too be proud of their child and make them feel good!

    #847209
    real-brisker
    Member

    WIY – I think it’s more for the kid than for the parent.

    #847210
    squeak
    Participant

    Waiting in line for carpools, or at school soccer games?

    #847211
    TheGoq
    Participant

    I think its more as an advertisement for the school.

    #847212
    YW Moderator-72
    Participant

    would you prefer:

    “My ____________(fill in the blank tatty/mommy/bubby/zeidy) was poster of the week on YWN CR”

    on the back of a tricyle…

    #847213
    wanderingchana
    Participant

    How about “YWN CR Poster of the Week” on the Poster of the Week’s subtitle?

    #847214
    WIY
    Member

    Mod can you make my subtitle CR poster of the week? lol

    #847215
    gefen
    Participant

    I’ve seen bumper stickers that say “Oh yeah? Well my kid can beat up your honor student”

    Talk about childish and pathetic!

    #847216
    popa_bar_abba
    Participant

    And your honors kid is also a crybaby after my kid beats him up.

    Talk about childish and pathetic!

    #847217
    kapusta
    Participant

    72, you may be onto something with the poster of the week thing.

    I think the “honor student” bumper sticker is more for the “shtick” of doing it than actually having an honor student. Its wonderful that Mr/s. Random Driver has a kid whos an honor student, and good for them, but it doesn’t make much difference to me (and probably not many other people either). Sorry.

    Theres also “your kid may be an honor student, but you’re still an idiot.” Whoops, wrong thread.

    *kapusta*

    #847218
    ayshoshee
    Participant

    now thats just sad i understand my kid is an honor student but those r childish and pathetic

    #847219
    wanderingchana
    Participant

    WIY – imagine a newbie wondering out loud why *everyone’s* subtitle reads “YWN CR Poster of the Week” 🙂

    #847220
    BTGuy
    Participant

    Hi WIY.

    I think they are doing that for their kids who get those stickers from school. It’s a family thing.

    I can totally understand it, and I am totally for it.

    The dumb ones, to me, are the ones that read, “My kid beat up your honor student.” Why would they want THAT on their bumper? It’s mean. Also, the ones that read, “My pomeranian is smarter than your honor student,” are equally dumb.

    It’s the battle of “on the road reading materials.” I appreciate drivers want to give us something to read at a red light, but let’s not have rivalries.

    The real problem that I can see is for the child. Suppose just one marking period they get even a B-. Off goes the sticker or the kid has to look at it for four months until the next report card. They have pressure to live up to a bumper sticker.

    #847221
    feivel
    Participant

    how about “baby on board”?

    okay, i was going to crash into you, but seeing that you have a baby in the car ill be more careful

    #847222
    BTGuy
    Participant

    I nominate for most legendary, classic bumper sticker, “Camp Fest.”

    For most legendary and classic bumper magnet, “1-800-PICKLE”

    : D

    #847223
    dvorak
    Member

    I dunno, I have a bumper sticker that says My Kid Is A Talmid Chacham 🙂

    #847224
    WIY
    Member

    feivel

    Yeah that is one of the dumber ones. lol.

    #847225
    BTGuy
    Participant

    Poshiter Yid gets honorable mentschen for bumper shticker.

    #847226
    popa_bar_abba
    Participant

    I have a bumper sticker that says My Kid Is A Talmid Chacham.

    My am haaretz kid can make fun of your talmid chochom.

    #847227
    BTGuy
    Participant

    lol @ PBA

    #847228
    gefen
    Participant

    Feivel and Wiy – the baby on board sign is for a different reason. I also used to think it was weird for the reason Feivel mentioned. Then I found out that it’s in case there is an accident C”V, the people who come to rescue should know there might be a baby to look for in the wreck in case the driver or other passengers can’t tell them (unconscious etc).

    #847229
    WIY
    Member

    Gefen

    Thanks for explaining that.

    #847230
    Shticky Guy
    Participant

    I have a bumper sticker that says My Kid Is A Talmid Chacham

    I’ve gotta make one that says ‘My Kid Is A Ben Talmid Chacham’ ?

    Or hows about the one that says ‘Previous Owner Had Honor Student’!

    BTW Gefen thats a nice theory but in practice guys are just showing off that they are parents. Otherwise explain eg little princess on board or mr small on board etc.

    Anyways dont you LOL at cars that have Baby On Board and there’s only the driver in the car!!!

    #847231
    yoyo56
    Member

    haha (had to that!) there have been many threads ive been reading recently this one really made me laugh!

    #847233
    BTGuy
    Participant

    Hi PBA.

    I was laughing through the weekend about your am haaretz bumper sticker response to the talmid chachum.

    Thank you.

    : D

    #847234
    blinky
    Participant

    Well if i would see such a bumper sticker i would think that the kids definitely doesn’t take after the parents as the sticker is not grammatically correct! (its kids are, not is) lol

    #847235
    apushatayid
    Participant

    “would you prefer: My ____________(fill in the blank tatty/mommy/bubby/zeidy) was poster of the week on YWN CR”

    Certainly a lot better than My ________ was on the poster of the week in the post office.

    #847236
    bpt
    Participant

    Bumper sticker spotted yesterday in Flatbush:

    “I love my kids WETHER OR NOT they make the honor roll.”

    If this is your van, please honk!

    #847238

    If it makes them happy what do you care?

    So they want to show off about their kids – this is actually one of the better bumper stickers out there!

    #847239
    giznie anit
    Member

    these should be assur. its a knockoff of the public schools and is chukas hagoyim.

    #847240
    WIY
    Member

    Bpt

    Is that how they spelled whether? I guess the kid wrote the script for the bumper sticker.

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