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How about the Big Chief Tablet?

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These desks were oh so comfortable... NOT!

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We had these weird half desks in high school. Hated them for doing book work.

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Used one of these in engineering classes.

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For Geometry, we had protractors with a very sharp point and a pencil holder for making circles and curved lines, which I have never used as an adult.

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Remember those mimeograph handouts? They smelled SO GOOD! If they were fresh off the machine, you'd just stick your nose to the paper and inhale.

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@thunderthighs: I have one of these wooden desks in my living room. Why? I'm not sure. However, it does provide a topic of conversation for visitors.

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@thunderthighs: If you were really lucky the school would be considerate and order a few of those with the desk on the left. In many schools, not necessarily just Catholic schools, left-handedness was something they told kids they would just have to learn how to overcome. The only acknowledgement made to left-handed kids were those crappy lefty scissors that never worked as well as the regular ones.

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Along with the projector, let's not forget those wonderful educational films....

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Something to keep our pencils, erasers and glue bottles in while they were stored in our desk.

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Then at lunchtime we got out something like this;

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TIL: that most wooters are WAY older than me!!

I know what most of this stuff is but I've never used many of them. Looks more like stuff my dad used and I'm not that young, I'm almost 30.

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@cardinalsfan: Youngster. Get off my playground!

(just kidding, you can stay)

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@thunderthighs: I've played on those!! get the strongest kid you can find to spin that thing as fast as possible and try to walk around!! Loved it!!

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Hand-written Report Cards. Yes, this is my first grade report card.