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(01-07-2015 06:48 PM)Goldin Boy Wrote:  That was only 2008 have college kids gotten that soft?? Can anyone in college confirm?

I was busy pranking in 2005, but no one else was.

Based on data from my dad and grandfather's experiences attending exactly the same university, pranking (and all forms of socializing) took a serious hit once the Internet arrived in earnest.
01-07-2015 11:20 PM
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Chris Rock won't perform at colleges because he's under the impression that students are "conservative" when in fact they're leftoid drones.

"When did you start to notice this?

About eight years ago. Probably a couple of tours ago. It was just like, This is not as much fun as it used to be. I remember talking to George Carlin before he died and him saying the exact same thing.

Provocative comedians avoiding the college scene? The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education's Susan Kruth explains why this is a lamentable development:

Just as college campuses are meant to be “marketplaces of ideas” generally, they should be places where comedians and other performers are especially able to play with new acts. It’s disappointing to see that this is not so, and that the atmosphere for freedom of speech and comedy in particular on campuses has gotten bad enough that noted comedians are avoiding student audiences altogether. That is a real loss for them—after all, everybody could use a laugh."
http://reason.com/blog/2014/12/01/chris-...for-studen

"Some people don't think it be like it is but it do".
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