Tag Archives: Teenagers


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 »

Taser Tag at the Exposition Park Rose Garden

I heard about this game while many of my housemates were gathered around a table and drinking. The first time the speaker shared this story, he also bragged about other rules he had broken as a child or young adult. This story is an example of ‘forbidden play’ and it took place near the University… Continue Reading »

If You Keep Making that Face, it’ll Get Stuck That Way

Main Piece: The following is transcribed from a conversation between the informant and the interviewer. Interviewer: So did your parents used to tell you any funny things growing up to get you to behave? Informant: they still do haha they think I’ll actually believe a lot of that stuff even though I can just look… Continue Reading »