Okay, another survey. I haven’t seen one like this before and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to fill it out. If you were homeschooled, you’ll probably laugh when you read it for a several different reasons. If you weren’t homeschooled, and you think that homeschoolers are, um, strange, you’ll probably be confirmed in your belief that we’re real weirdos! 🙂
[x] Own/have owned a denim jumper
[x] You were at least 13 when you got your first “trendy” haircut
[x] Everything in your closet at some time was referred to as modest
[ ] You do/have tucked things in that shouldn’t be tucked in
[ ] You have been a member of at least 3 co-ops
[x] You were a true 16 and never been kissed
[x] Your mom drives a van of some sort – I took my driver’s license test in a 15-passenger van.
[x] You have at least one childhood picture where you, your mom, and all you siblings matched
[ ] You are/were/will be a PSEO Student- I have no clue what that is.
[x] At some point in your life you were more comfortable with adults than kids your own age
[x] Have studied ways to defend your beliefs, debate, and/or create laws
[x] Used uber conservative A Beka or Bob Jones curriculum- actually, Rod & Staff, they’re Mennonite. 🙂
[x] You use big words that most adults could not use in conversation- (like mature and maimed. 🙂 )
[x] You can use the words sublime, epiphany, and cognizant correctly
[x] You have a favorite word.
[x] You have an understanding of Latin root words and how to use them
[x] People from the outside world are referred to as “public schoolers”
[x]You or one of your siblings knits.
[uh] You laugh at the decline in literacy in America- it’s not exactly funny
[x] You score constantly higher than “public schoolers” on standardized tests.
[ ] You have no concept of cafeteria food – Unfortunately, I do
[x] Family vacations are/ can be referred to as “Field Trips”
[x] Traveling on said vacations have included stopping at historical site markers along the way- don’t other people do this, too? Duh!
[ ] You have never been in a public elementary school, middle school, or high school during regular school hours (any or all of the above)
[x] You have gone to or been involved in a homeschool convention
Total so far: 20
[x] You have taken part in a political protest- starting in a stroller, I campaigned for the rights of other babies outside an abortion clinic
[x] You were a Pride and Prejudice fan before the movie
[x] You were a Lord of the Rings fan prior to the movie
[x] You were a Chronicles of Narnia fan before the movie
[x] You speak a language other than English
[x] You dream of dating characters from books instead of celebrities
Total so far: 25
It (has been) assumed that you:….(these may or may not be true, but people think they are)
[ ] Have won many spelling bees
[x] Have no social life
[x] Have no friends of the opposite gender
[x]Are extremely inept
[x] Only listen to classical music
[x] Play piano or the violin
[x] Do not own a pair of trendy jeans.
[x] Have no knowledge of drugs or alcohol
[x] Don’t date, only court.
[x] Have never been to a “party”
[x] Know no other beliefs other than what your family believes
Total so far: 35
You have been asked more than 10 times in your life:
[x] If you wear pajamas to school
[x] If you get perfect grades because your mom grades you
[ ] If your mom teaches you or if somebody else’s mom does
[x] How do you meet people
[x] Why you aren’t in school
[x] If you get days off whenever you want
[x] If you’re going to be homeschooled through college
[x] If you have a big family
[x] What your parents are protecting you from
[ ] To quote something famous
[x] For the answer, because supposedly homeschoolers always have all the answers
Total so far: 44
You have “rebelled” by: (not as rebellion, although I know/heard of people who rebelled this way. lol! For me it was more like reading under the covers when I knew I wasn’t supposed to.)
[x] Listening to “worldly music”- I’ve gone country!
[ ] Wearing black fingernail polish
[ ] Wearing tight clothes or letting your midriff show or showing off what color of boxers you are wearing
[x] Watching a *gasp* PG-13 movie
[ ] Breaking dress code
[x] Listening to music with a beat,Christian or otherwise
[ ] Dancing. Especially dances that involve contact for longer than 2 seconds. With somebody of the opposite gender. Scandalous!!!
subtract this from total: 3
OVERALL TOTAL: 41
1-10 You’re not really a homeschooler…you just do school at home
11-21 You’re a homeschooler, but not what the world expects
22-32 You’re a homeschooler
33-? You probably wouldn’t have facebook to begin with…but congrats you’re the stereotypical homeschooler
Haha! I’m still laughing…