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Show Of Hands October 13th, 2013 10:46pm

Tonight's Show of Hands On-Air (6PM Pacific) will be a 21-and-under takeover! Any particular topics you'd like to see these young whipper-snappers discuss?

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eliseml14
10/15/13 8:08 pm

Im 15, almost 16. I feel that i have strong opinions on many issues. Id like to not feel discriminated against because of my age.

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mikahla4321
10/18/13 3:04 pm

I like to keep my age a secret so I won't be discriminated but I know how you feel.

eliseml14
10/19/13 9:53 am

I agree, i also think that when people know my age they may see my perspective on things too

sarahcatemilly Indiana
10/15/13 11:55 am

Those still in college or about to participate, your prospects on finding a career after graduating and the value you think your degree has or will have

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porkchop New Jersey
10/15/13 7:38 am

Tell us a out your work ethics! As an employer, I find it hard to find hard working young people (under 30), or even just an ok worker. Today's young people think they are owed something in life. SAD

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taylorred
10/14/13 6:20 pm

Religion! I want to see an honest conversation about what god means to the upcoming generation, and do they still value the church as a moral authority, with all the talk of "godless gays" and "abortion is murder"

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andrewser Miami Lakes
10/14/13 2:43 pm

GPA and college acceptance....

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HPNerd Hogwarts
10/14/13 10:12 am

Hey now, I'm 20 and pride myself on being an exception in this generation. I wear my pants properly, don't do stupid things to my hair, my only piercings is one per ear, and I speak proper English. We are not all moronic jerks.

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snacks East Bumfart
10/14/13 8:16 am

I want to know why they are so socially retarded?

And if they would please walk with their head up & not buried in their phone,or I will keep walking right into them when they are not paying attention. By the way is so much fun!

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comppete Las Vegas
10/14/13 2:04 am

It was the best On Air to date. Great panel!

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Ghostreconss mars
10/13/13 11:43 pm

Man I wish I was able to go on air!

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2katz I live in Nebraska
10/13/13 9:24 pm

The event has already taken place. Look on the SOH Blog to watch.

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keeper1722 lighthearted
10/13/13 9:08 pm

What are your opinion on violent video games?

What do you see in the future of our gov't?

Is our public school education adequate?

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aeg13 South Texas
10/13/13 8:14 pm

Do you think "nurture" or "culture" is to blame for today's increasing lack of respect and violence?

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2katz I live in Nebraska
10/13/13 8:38 pm

Both together. They work together to interpret each other.

bridges2012 Oxnard, CA
10/13/13 7:48 pm

I honestly don't care what young people have to say. They haven't lived long enough to have learned anything I would be interested in hearing about.

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GeneralDevin MN
10/13/13 7:52 pm

That's rude and ignorant. I'm an intellectually advanced teenager that's been informed on multiple occasions that I'm smarter and more mature than lots of average adults. Books mart not with experience I admit.
Gliese 436b hot ice
Diamond planets

GeneralDevin MN
10/13/13 7:55 pm

Operation Northwoods (Terrorize citizens of USA)
MK Ultra (30 years of kidnapping citizens for illegal mind control experimentation by CIA.)
Many more. I learn outside of school important and cool info few know .

HayleyS looking up.
10/13/13 8:26 pm

Lol thanks bridges, young people everywhere truly appreciate your open mindedness and consideration.

Young people need to feel like their thoughts are valuable and worth while, or else it'll be difficult to find motivation to even try.

aeg13 South Texas
10/13/13 8:47 pm

bridges2012 - The best pulse of where this country is headed is in our listening to what our youngsters are saying. Otherwise, why should they listen to anything you say?

not_even Boston, MA
10/13/13 9:44 pm

You can learn a lot from young people. People should encourage their opinions; it is the future after all.

kc17 Minnesota
10/13/13 7:38 pm

Aaaahhhhh I wish I could have done it. If it wasn't sunday, I would love to do this. :)

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2katz I live in Nebraska
10/13/13 7:12 pm

Jake your parents did a great job. You're very impressive.

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2katz I live in Nebraska
10/13/13 7:13 pm

You are doing a great job with your life too.

GrandmaALiCE For a better 2021
10/13/13 7:45 pm

I was thinking the same thing as wittle.

For example, I have a niece who had awful parenting. She overcame it and has become a wonderful woman.

GrandmaALiCE For a better 2021
10/13/13 7:46 pm

Besides, in any case, you are ultimately responsible for your own life.

jakecrs905 Long Island, NY
10/14/13 12:46 am

You all are correct but I do have good parents thankfully but I make a lot of decisions myself, actually most decisions.

Rob Be Safe Be Smart
10/13/13 8:17 pm

LLoL.. Why exactly am I the Pimp?

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 7:26 pm

I thought you seemed awesome. I grew up with liberal ideas in one of the Reddest Counties in California. I always felt different, but I learned that different was good and being respectful was important - both things that have served me well

jakecrs905 Long Island, NY
10/13/13 7:34 pm

Hahahaha I'm not really awesome or that cool.

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 6:57 pm

I believe the biggest reason we keep a 21 year old drinking age has to do you traffic fatality stats / I saw it on a news program recently

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violence Pretty hate machine
10/13/13 7:01 pm

"I saw it on the news it must be true."

The drinking limit in the UK is lower than here, yet that's not a problem there.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 7:03 pm

While I don't think the 21 year old limit is logical, the Brits also have much better public transport than we do. Same with most of Europe. We don't have great public transport that's easily available, especially outside of cities.

Redacted
10/13/13 7:03 pm

I like the ideal that anything under a certain percent is a soft drink so lower age, 18 maybe, then hard drinks at 21.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/13/13 7:04 pm

In 2009, the 21- to 24-year-old age group had the highest percentage of drivers in fatal crashes with blood-alcohol concentration levels of .08 or higher – 35 percent.

violence Pretty hate machine
10/13/13 7:04 pm

In parts yes, but middle of nowhere Wales or Highland Scotland? No.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 7:06 pm

True, although they're still largely connected some way

violence Pretty hate machine
10/13/13 7:06 pm

We'd better make the age limit 25 then.

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 7:10 pm

Violence - I wasn't even advocating for it - I was simply passing on the information. I'm not sure what the drinking age should be

Redacted
10/13/13 6:54 pm

Yes, buts most parents don't want to raise their kids...

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shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 6:55 pm

That is a very big generalization and may have to do with where you live - but where I live the VAST majority of parent very much want to raise their children

CDFL alt right, alt snowflake
10/13/13 6:57 pm

Yeah, where the hell are you getting that from?

Redacted
10/13/13 7:00 pm

I have several teacher family members, parents are less likely to help educate their kids now than in the past. Sex, drinking, drugs, evolution, math, reading, everything. And NC is the 2nd lowest paying state for teachers so we need parents involved

CDFL alt right, alt snowflake
10/13/13 7:02 pm

Ok sorry, didn't realize you were an expert

Emily33 North Carolina
10/13/13 7:03 pm

NC is the lowest paying state for teachers, I believe.
Still plenty of parents who are very involved in their children's lives.

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 7:07 pm

I think you might be confusing "wanting to parent" with a lot of things - one agreeing with today's education system, two having enough time (single parents, low income parent who work two jobs), three parents who find family time more important,

Redacted
10/13/13 7:07 pm

Some parents want to be involved, but on PTA night with over 4000 students only 100 parents show up... Only 2.5% care enough to be active

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 7:08 pm

Four parent who are illiterate and are afraid of participating in school. I'm not saying their are parents (drug addicts, work addicts, etc) who don't do a great job parenting - but I will not believe they are the majority

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 7:13 pm

Not wanting to be in PTA does NOT equal not wanting to parent. You need to wake up. Not wanting to be involved in PTA means not wanting to support school activities

CDFL alt right, alt snowflake
10/13/13 7:23 pm

Or that you just don't have time. That doesn't constitute a parent not wanting to raise their kid

Redacted
10/13/13 7:24 pm

"PTA night" doesn't mean you have to join the PTA, they talk about school ranking, fund raising, testing, picture day, holidays, weather make up days, parents get to meet the teachers and find out grading policies and expectations

Redacted
10/13/13 7:28 pm

That's that one example because someone asked where I got my info. I do NOT claim to be an expert. But in my experience with my 3 schools this is what I have experienced. Many parents work a lot and would rather be friends than teachers.

Oboette17 Senioritis
10/14/13 3:05 am

Being involved in PTA is not a show of how great your parents are at being parents. Mostly it just means they have the time and means to get there. A lot of parents won't show up because they think there will be

Oboette17 Senioritis
10/14/13 3:05 am

many other parents to support the school through the PTA.Unfortunately, since everyone thinks that, we have a very small PTA. I have several friends whose parents are great parents are are very invested in their children's lives and education,

Oboette17 Senioritis
10/14/13 3:05 am

but simply don't have the time or desire to attend a PTA meeting.

2katz I live in Nebraska
10/13/13 6:53 pm

Does Zod still have long hair like his profile pic? I keep waiting for a side view.

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/13/13 7:49 pm

Didn't see this soon enough. Pony tail. The profile pic with it down is from this spring sometime, but It's still mostly all there.

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 6:51 pm

Kyle - I was raised the same way

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Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:47 pm

I now officially despise my google account.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:51 pm

This happened the first time I was invited as well.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 7:01 pm

Unfortunately, yes. I'm now sad.

rlands
10/13/13 7:08 pm

I'm now sad too. I actually wish I had known this was a 21- themed one in advance!

Mattwall1
10/13/13 7:09 pm

Oh well, Mr Miliband, Mr Cameron, please cheer me up with your insults!

rlands
10/13/13 7:11 pm

Haha :) wait till next Wednesday and they surely will :) btw- which UK party do you most identify with? I'm starting to think I'm very lib-dem. Even though its really none of my business, being American and all...

Mattwall1
10/13/13 7:16 pm

I'm not really sure. Even most Tories are left of many republicans and even moderate dems, depending what issue is being dealt with.

rlands
10/13/13 7:21 pm

Well it's Europe, and their political situation is completely different. So that has to be taken into account. The US overall is way more politically right.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 7:23 pm

I agree it has to be taken into account. I think it depends issue by issue which party I'd be.

rlands
10/13/13 7:25 pm

Sure. I switched around on specific issues but I think I keep coming back to Lib Dems. Idk, just curious.

Redacted
10/13/13 6:44 pm

Don't we pay them for life? (Senate, house, president) they don't care if the get reelected. Who else can vote themselves pay raises?

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Arya8
10/13/13 6:41 pm

Zod is under 21? ;)

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Arya8
10/13/13 6:43 pm

MrL, pay attention and stop checking this. :)

Lol

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:46 pm

Mr L, are you good with computers?

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/13/13 6:52 pm

Matt, I'll work with you after OnAir.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 7:40 pm

Mr L do you have a Skype I can contact you on?

2katz I live in Nebraska
10/13/13 6:39 pm

Read lots and lots of history, the founding fathers struggled and violently disagreed and all that in the process of hammering things out. So much history is glossed over now, many young people have no idea what they are NOT taught or exposed to.

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MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/13/13 6:41 pm

That's not what I meant. What I meant was they DID work things out and they got through the problems. Not that they never disagreed.

veritas1 Panda
10/13/13 6:43 pm

Don't you have somewhere to be, MrL?

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 6:43 pm

MrL - you take everything too seriously - we will still love you(((HUGS)))

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/13/13 6:48 pm

Shhhh... Don't tell anyone, veritas. ;)

Shelly - I was just explaining my position.

tenletters New York
10/13/13 6:39 pm

I think on a global scale, I would give everyone access to education.

tenletters New York
10/13/13 6:42 pm

But that's horribly unrealistic

veritas1 Panda
10/13/13 6:38 pm

Campaign finance reform!!

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FrankH Topeka, Westboro
10/13/13 6:37 pm

I just hope they can eventually understand the damage done to this great country done since Obama and the democrats have done lately.
...and I'm black too

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FrankH Topeka, Westboro
10/13/13 6:38 pm

Crap, I said the word "done" one too many times

wego Utah
10/13/13 6:54 pm

And you told us...again...that you're black.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:32 pm

Is anybody food with computers?

PuppyLvr In love with Listgarten
10/13/13 6:34 pm

Use the link from your email while you're logged into your new account.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:35 pm

I never got it

PuppyLvr In love with Listgarten
10/13/13 6:36 pm

Check the email you originally used to contact tony.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:36 pm

It says my google handouts account isn't supported.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:37 pm

Just tried joining for the 5th or 6th time. It still says my account isn't supported.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:37 pm

And I've checked. Nothing new there.

PuppyLvr In love with Listgarten
10/13/13 6:38 pm

Did you make a new account with an age >18?

CDFL alt right, alt snowflake
10/13/13 6:40 pm

If you send me your social security number, credit card number, bank account, full legal name...

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:42 pm

Just changed it. Still not supported.

ohai
10/13/13 6:27 pm

Lol of all of the tens of people watching this some of you must be reading my comments, right?

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shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 6:30 pm

Rob / I was an amazing test taker, but I am a much better creative thinker

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:35 pm

Jake, are you able to figure out google handouts long distance?

ohai
10/13/13 6:37 pm

Thank you Jake, are you one of the people on air lol

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 6:26 pm

Rob, Rob, Rob - tests are not what makes someone successful - ACTUAL THINKING makes people successful

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Redacted
10/13/13 6:26 pm

Testing also tests if the teacher can teach.

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shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 6:27 pm

No it doesn't - it tests if a teacher can cram facts into a student - it doesn't teacher whether a teacher can inspire a student to think

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
10/13/13 6:25 pm

Guyysss... my computer hates me. It's being obnoxiously slow. I keep trying to load sohoa and it's like "yep, nope."

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
10/13/13 6:33 pm

I switched computers so I'm watching now! I have a MacBook Pro that belonged to my brother's gf, but I got it because it was a necessity for college. I've had an iMac since high school. It's pretty cool :)

GrandmaALiCE For a better 2021
10/13/13 6:23 pm

What is Kyle's username? The teenager in the dark blue shirt and red tie?

HayleyS looking up.
10/13/13 6:24 pm

MrLucchese

violence Pretty hate machine
10/13/13 6:30 pm

He would be wearing a tie.

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
10/13/13 6:37 pm

Hey, it's a bold statement accessory! Bright Orange on blue!

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 6:23 pm

Kyle - your killing me - what about learning how to LEARN and think and puzzle thinks out???

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MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/13/13 6:26 pm

In order to take the tests you need to comprehend what is being presented.

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
10/13/13 6:16 pm

Hey Noah - there Ida whole State above San Mateo - you are really in Central California

GrandmaALiCE For a better 2021
10/13/13 6:12 pm

I'm so disappointed that Google wouldn't let the under 18 people on. I was especially looking forward to seeing and hearing Matt!

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Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:16 pm

Trying to figure out my laptop. It only crashed right when I'm about to do on air

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:20 pm

Mr L if you can send it mattwallack9@gmail.com

CDFL alt right, alt snowflake
10/13/13 6:12 pm

Why does Tony keep acting like teenagers only view things in black and white?

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HayleyS looking up.
10/13/13 6:16 pm

Average teenagers do

CDFL alt right, alt snowflake
10/13/13 6:17 pm

As do average adults. Just look at this app and the comments on polls of complex issues with multiple variables. I see very little difference.

CDFL alt right, alt snowflake
10/13/13 6:17 pm

And pay attention, stop checking SoH

HayleyS looking up.
10/13/13 6:19 pm

True. On both accounts haha

CDFL alt right, alt snowflake
10/13/13 6:32 pm

I only use one account

listgarten SF Bay Area
10/13/13 6:03 pm

Tony: send hangout join to noahlistgarten05@gmail.com :)

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:10 pm

Could you send one to mattwall9@gmail.com?

tenletters New York
10/13/13 6:12 pm

This is so irrelevant, but jake, I live on Long Island too. :)

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
10/13/13 6:18 pm

Can someone explain the hangout thing to me? I want to hang out! lol

Mattwall1
10/13/13 6:19 pm

Jake, please send it if you haven't to mattwallack9@gmail.com this email

tenletters New York
10/13/13 6:21 pm

Wow, we're really close to each other!

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
10/13/13 6:23 pm

I'm sort of near-ish to LI. Westchester.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/13/13 6:24 pm

I expect an invitation if you guys hang out.

tenletters New York
10/13/13 6:28 pm

Because it's not a party until Mr Luchesse walks in. ;)

listgarten SF Bay Area
10/13/13 6:30 pm

True story, ten!

iJake Colorado
10/13/13 6:01 pm

What is swag.

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2katz I live in Nebraska
10/13/13 5:55 pm

Hey young 'uns, as one of the geezer crowd here, I'm very excited to see you on tonight! You add a great dimension around here.

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websterwall love and tolerate
10/13/13 5:51 pm

How do teens and young adults feel about the drinking age being 21. When they are adults at 18?

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penguins511
10/13/13 5:53 pm

I really want to hear that one talked about good idea

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
10/13/13 5:55 pm

A topic we cannot seem to resolve. Maybe we should make it 19 like in Quebec and Alberta?

listgarten SF Bay Area
10/13/13 5:48 pm

Anyone on the hangout right now:
Tell Tony to check his on-air email! The hangout is shared with an account that doesn't work for me!

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Mattwall1
10/13/13 5:51 pm

Any idea what to do if it says your account isn't supported when you try and join the hang out?

listgarten SF Bay Area
10/13/13 5:53 pm

Yes. Tell Tony to send it to my @gmail.com account. I emailed it to him.

listgarten SF Bay Area
10/13/13 5:53 pm

If yours isn't supported, you have to use a different account.

Mattwall1
10/13/13 5:55 pm

List any idea what to do?

Mattwall1
10/13/13 5:55 pm

What kind of different account?

PuppyLvr In love with Listgarten
10/13/13 5:57 pm

Mine also says my account is not supported.

PuppyLvr In love with Listgarten
10/13/13 6:00 pm

I looked it up online and it said <18 can't do on air hangouts through google...

veritas1 Panda
10/13/13 6:04 pm

Can you make a new account entirely and lie about your age?

PuppyLvr In love with Listgarten
10/13/13 6:06 pm

Veritas, I just did that and sent an email to Tony.

veritas1 Panda
10/13/13 6:07 pm

As usual, puppy is a step ahead of me :)

FemmeAdamWest in the Tardis library
10/13/13 5:43 pm

I'm really looking forward to this :)

Perhaps they should discuss sex education? I discuss it with people all the time but it doesn't affect me or my friends like it does them.

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cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
10/13/13 5:34 pm

It's breast cancer awareness month and a lot of cancer patients need blood. Less than 10% of the US population donates each year. I'm thinking we younguns need to spread awareness amongst ourselves. If you're eligible to donate, you should.

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MrAngerer
10/13/13 5:37 pm

I donated in June. I need to do it again. I'll probably wait until November to do it again though.

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
10/13/13 5:49 pm

56 days is the waiting period between donations, I think. That doesn't mean you must donate every 56 days, but it's a great thing you're doing!

MrAngerer
10/13/13 5:52 pm

I absolutely love it!

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
10/13/13 5:58 pm

I mean, the needle part isn't fun, but it feels good to give something that you know other people will benefit from, possibly in a life-saving situation. I think "I hate needles" is kind of a lame excuse. I don't like them either, but I do it anyway.

aeg13 South Texas
10/13/13 8:32 pm

God bless each of you that gives such a little bit of yourself to help a stranger. And, if you donate in the name of someone that has had to receive transfusion(s), it helps them financially.