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Old October 20th, 2009, 05:04 AM   #1
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One way to get them to do well.

"MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM)- High School Seniors in the Muskegon School District will have extra motivation this year to make good grades. My Auto Import Center is giving one students a new 2009 Nissan Cube.

Students will increase their change of winning the car by increasing their grade point average. 4.0 students will have the best chance of calling the car their own.

The dealership hopes the free car provides the extra motivation to overachieve in the classroom.

Bill Ferry, My Auto Import Center's Sales Manager say, "We hope it will take a 2.5 student and make them an overachiever. We are going to have fun with it."

The Cube sells for $22,000. Muskegon High School and My Auto Import Center have the complete rules for the contest. The drawing will be this spring after graduating Seniors get their final grades."
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Old October 20th, 2009, 05:31 AM   #2
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"MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM)- High School Seniors in the Muskegon School District will have extra motivation this year to make good grades. My Auto Import Center is giving one students a new 2009 Nissan Cube.

Students will increase their change of winning the car by increasing their grade point average. 4.0 students will have the best chance of calling the car their own.

The dealership hopes the free car provides the extra motivation to overachieve in the classroom.

Bill Ferry, My Auto Import Center's Sales Manager say, "We hope it will take a 2.5 student and make them an overachiever. We are going to have fun with it."

The Cube sells for $22,000. Muskegon High School and My Auto Import Center have the complete rules for the contest. The drawing will be this spring after graduating Seniors get their final grades."
You were a MHS student weren't you.....
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Old October 20th, 2009, 05:38 AM   #3
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You were a MHS student weren't you.....
Um no, but apparently the person that wrote that for the TV station was.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 06:53 AM   #4
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"MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM)- High School Seniors in the Muskegon School District will have extra motivation this year to make good grades. My Auto Import Center is giving one students a new 2009 Nissan Cube.

Students will increase their change of winning the car by increasing their grade point average. 4.0 students will have the best chance of calling the car their own.

The dealership hopes the free car provides the extra motivation to overachieve in the classroom.

Bill Ferry, My Auto Import Center's Sales Manager say, "We hope it will take a 2.5 student and make them an overachiever. We are going to have fun with it."

The Cube sells for $22,000. Muskegon High School and My Auto Import Center have the complete rules for the contest. The drawing will be this spring after graduating Seniors get their final grades."
That wouldn't motivate me to do shit. Offer up a new SRT8 challenger and see how hard kids try then.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 06:59 AM   #5
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That wouldn't motivate me to do shit. Offer up a new SRT8 challenger and see how hard kids try then.
That's what I was thinking. Looking at that car bugs the **** outta me. Knowing I would wind up with that hideous thing would not motivate me to do shit!

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Old October 20th, 2009, 06:59 AM   #6
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That wouldn't motivate me to do shit. Offer up a new SRT8 challenger and see how hard kids try then.
x2 I foresee a drop in grades. Who would want to get caught driving this:

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Old October 20th, 2009, 07:03 AM   #7
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friend of the family wins and they'll still be at 2.5gpa.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 07:07 AM   #8
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Old October 20th, 2009, 07:08 AM   #9
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That's what I was thinking. Looking at that car bugs the **** outta me. Knowing I would wind up with that hideous thing would not motivate me to do shit!
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x2 I foresee a drop in grades. Who would want to get caught driving this:

That is the anti-pussy mobile.

EDIT: That reminds me of the SNL skit dick in a box.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 07:09 AM   #10
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x2 I foresee a drop in grades. Who would want to get caught driving this:
Who says they have to drive it? If they're smart they'll sell it and use the money towards something else.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:34 AM   #11
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win it, sell it, buy a jeep
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I'd rather just have the value of the car to be able to spend on something else.

At least they get it after finals so they wont have to drive it around school.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:38 AM   #12
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Who says they have to drive it? If they're smart they'll sell it and use the money towards something else.
Half the school wiil hate the guy for winning it, the other half will laugh at him for winning it. It's a no win situation.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:42 AM   #13
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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:42 AM   #14
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Chances are the 4.0 GPA folk, are the folk that would look the BEST in this car!
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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:54 AM   #15
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Mmmmmm...... Waffle fries.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 11:17 AM   #16
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That is pretty kewl. Our city council president gives his whole salary every year to that years valedictorian of the class. It is not much, but it is a nice incentive.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 11:44 AM   #17
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Half the school wiil hate the guy for winning it, the other half will laugh at him for winning it. It's a no win situation.
I'd try to win it so I could sell it real cheap compared to MSRP and then buy what I wanted.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 01:44 PM   #18
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Old October 20th, 2009, 04:04 PM   #19
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you know some kid who has less than a 2.0 will win it even though they will have the least amount of odds. Than the students who busted their ass's will be furious and fail at college.
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