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Top Ten Subtle Ways to Get Your Kid Excited about Going Back to School
(submitted by The Frunkus Kid)
Tell them about Trapper Keepers. Everyone loves Trapper Keepers.
(The Incognito Penguin)
Plant a Facebook rumor that Miley Cyrus is going to be a substitute teacher in the district.
Make your home cooking worse than cafeteria food. (Suggestions include brussel sprouts at every meal, tofu burgers, and mystery slop made of last week's leftovers)
Post your "Extended Summer Chore List, Part 1 of 8" on the fridge.
Turn the thermostat in your house up by one degree every day. Keep talking about how the school has air conditioning.
(Krig the Viking)
Tell him he can drive the car to school every sixth friday of the month.
Let him overhear you tell his mother that dropping out of school and doing migrant farm work full time might be a good step for him.
Get rid of cable and internet. [Ok, that's crazy, just tell them you did.]
Forget subtle. Get them the brand new movie-themed overpriced lunchbox.
"Juice boxes are for kindergartners. You're getting a juice flask - just like Daddy!"
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