A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from March 23, 2019
“School is just a really long tutorial”

“School is like a tutorial for life” is a popular saying. It’s often mentioned that it’s a very l-o-n-g tutorial, taking many years.

“School is an 18yr long tutorial on life” was posted on Twitter by M∀T Rodriguez 🌐 and 36 others on October 15, 2013. “School is just a really long tutorial for life, and your character is chosen for you” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on September 4, 2016. “Elementary school is the excruciatingly long tutorial that you have to do” was posted on Twitter by William Borruat on November 10, 2017.

“If you think about it, school is just a really long tutorial. Like really REALLY long one” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on March 22, 2019.


Twitter
M∀T Rodriguez 🌐 and 36 others
@mattriarchal
School is an 18yr long tutorial on life
11:45 AM - 15 Oct 2013

Twitter
Harrison.
@bigharrymitch
School is like an 18 year long tutorial for life
7:15 PM - 19 Feb 2014

Twitter
Mike Nye
@The_Nye_Guy
If life is a game, school is an 18 year long tutorial that doesn’t actually teach you how to play the game
2:12 PM - 3 Apr 2016

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/Novacharge September 4, 2016
School is just a really long tutorial for life, and your character is chosen for you.

Twitter
William Borruat
@winctech
Replying to @MatPatGT
Elementary school is the excruciatingly long tutorial that you have to do
5:04 PM - 10 Nov 2017

Twitter
Doobel 🏹
@Doobel_S
Forgot to share my russ-card. «School is like a 13 years long tutorial for a game you will never play»
(Also, this is not what I look like at all. The picture was taken with a snapchat filter years ago)
6:52 AM - 16 May 2018

Twitter
Sammie *buy my book* Speaks
@twinbuns
If you think about it school is really just a really long tutorial
4:39 AM - 23 Nov 2018

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/TheFlyingUFO March 22, 2019
If you think about it, school is just a really long tutorial
Like really REALLY long one

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Saturday, March 23, 2019 • Permalink