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High school class ring - do you wear yours?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by IndianaMatt, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. IndianaMatt

    IndianaMatt

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    I was recently going through my safe and found my high school class ring. I'm slightly tempted to wear it. But my wife said they are old man-ish; that high school rings were more significant back in the day when a high school education actually meant something, and very few people actually went to college (which I guess is the opposite of how it is today).

    Anyone still wear theirs?
     
  2. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    I still have mine, but it has been years since I wore it.

    :cool:
     

  3. SC Tiger

    SC Tiger Big, educated kitty cat!

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    No. I don't wear my college ring either. It doesn't fit particularly well anyway.
     
  4. truetopath

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    I still have mine, but never wear it...don't think I'll get rid of it though.
     
  5. ArtificialGrape

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    Nope, my wife (then girlfriend) lost mine during college, but it's only fair -- I lost hers too.

    I have a nice college class ring that I haven't worn since I was a year or so out of college, and wouldn't even think about wearing.

    -ArtificialGrape
     
  6. IGotIt

    IGotIt No Demlibtards

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    Never bought one.
     
  7. Hyksos

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    I wear my Masonic ring. I don't own a high school, college, or professional school ring.
     
  8. aomagrat

    aomagrat Greyhound guy

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    I haven't seem mine since I broke up with my high school girl friend.
     
  9. Brian Lee

    Brian Lee Drop those nuts

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    I am an old man and I wouldn't be caught dead wearing a class ring. But that's mainly because I always thought they were a terribly ugly excuse for jewelry, (which I just don't and won't wear anyway no matter what it is) - which explains why I never gave a thought to buying a class ring when I had the chance.

    If I'd ever had one, I'd have surely melted it down by now to make some sort of special zombie-killin' bullet.
     
  10. Spiffums

    Spiffums I.C.P.

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    I got to pick a New Masonic Jewel or a Nice Collage Ring or crappy both........ I picked the Masonic :supergrin:
     
  11. W420Hunter

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    The only way I could these days would be as a pinky ring, so no I do not. I wore it my last year of high school and then never again.
     
  12. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

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    No. Never did wear it. I will not wear rings, ever.
     
  13. smokeross

    smokeross GTDS Member #49

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    I lost mine before graduation. Don't like wearing rings anyway. Good way for a working man to lose a finger. Back when I was still married, the wife was giving me crap about not wearing my ring. (she wasn't wearing hers, wtf) So I wore it all of 2 weeks. Smashed my hand, broke the ring finger. Had to cut the ring off with a dremel tool.
     
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  14. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Never even got one, they're stupid.
     
  15. IndianaMatt

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    Wow, consensus here seems pretty clear. I was toying with the idea of wearing it again just for olde times' sake, but I don't wear jewelry and what you all are saying here definitely points to a consensus of distaste for them.
     
  16. voyager4520

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    I was 65lbs heavier when I bought mine, so it doesn't fit me anymore. Even if I had it resized I'd never wear it, and it doesn't have any sentimental value to me. I'm thinking about selling it for scrap gold.
     
  17. Reissman

    Reissman Millennium Member

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    I work with a guy whose 55 or 56. He wears his even though he went to college ? Never had the guts to ask him why .. Kinda like a 60 year old guy with an earing....I don't ask...


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  18. heliguy

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    Was playing tennis summer after graduation. Put it by the net post so I wouldn't for get it. I forgot it....had my full name engraved inside so whoever found it could have returned it if they had the ethic to do so.....
     
  19. toshbar

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    Not since I have been in college.....
     
  20. sappy13

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    I had one but lost it like a year later. I think i lost it at the beach. I wouldnt wear it even if i had it though.