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High School Senior Pranks

Main Piece My informant explains that her old high school has an age-old rival high school in the same city. She remembers that the graduating seniors of every year would perform a prank on the rival school, and the rival school would do the same. These pranks were usually harmless, but sometimes costly to recover… Continue Reading »

High School Senior Prank

Main Piece: Me: So at your high school, senior year, some of the kids made a slip and slide? J: Yeah… so basically, right by the cafeteria there’s this.. ramp? For some reason? And people would just (laughs) set up the slip and slide there and they got– I think they got like water, or… Continue Reading »

Haunted Theaters and Ghost Lights

My friend shared this story with me and another female friend one night in the kitchen after work. I asked this friend about her haunted house and she later shared that her classmates always left a ‘ghost light’ in the school theater. It was bad luck not to leave a ghost light. This friend also… Continue Reading »

Water Assassins

Main Piece: The following is transcribed from a conversation between the informant and the interviewer. Interviewer: You remember that game we played in highschool, water assassins? Informant: Oh yeah! How could I forget? That shit was so much fun, dude.  Interviewer: you think you could explain a bit about what the aim of the game… Continue Reading »