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Apparently, Ass, and Bitch: Anonymous 11/20/19(Wed)21:20:29 No.814515219 814518531 Who wants to hear the story how I single handedly got my school shut down for a month when I was in high school? This will be several posts so bump the thread if you are interested be me, sophomore a loner for the most part, have a few friends but they aren't that close ride bike everywhere my mom is preggo with a girl due in a few months dad is at worka lot (gets called in a lot so I get to spend actual time with him maybe once a week) one Saturday mom is having baby shower, dad is at work guess guys aren't allowed to be at baby showers mom gives me 40 bucks and tells me to go to the mall or movies and get food or whatever while she has the baby shower ride bike to mall, don't really know what to do walking around different stores, end up in Spencers looking at all the different gag toys when I see it >Ass spray spray a little in the air and smell putrid If you have never had the displeasure of smelling this stuff, imagine leaving a cooked egg and a massive wet shit in a jar for a good week and then opening it to take a wiff. It's horrible one of the worst smells I could think of >first thing that comes to my mind is weaponizing this stuff millions of ideas are flooding my head at once this is too good to not pass up >buy it >for once I couldn't wait for the weekend to end and go back to school >Monday, in first period class >l am wearing a long hoodie with my hand tucked into the sleeve, with my hand gently holding the spray bottle You have to be really cautious with this stuff. One mispray will leave your clothes wreaking with the stench. This stuff is no joke, it's really strong. I'm surprised you don't have to be 18 to buy it, thať's how powerful it is. just looking around the room waiting for an opportunity to spray something get a better idea >about a minute before class is over I nonchalantly walk by the door and give a single spray just one no one caught me >30 seconds later a kid from the back yells "Yo did someone rip ass? silently snicker more kids from the back smell it, then the middle, it eventually makes its way to the front everyone rushes to get out of the classroom a dude literally shoved a girl out of the way just to get out of class first >all of this from just one spray no one person should have the power to cause this much chaos, yet I posses this gift in the palm of my hand >the class incident spreads around school by lunch time >I get excited as I quietly eat my sandwich hearing some classmate talk about how awful the smell was >few days pass, I've been contemplating different uses for spray today was a rainy day >during lunch everyone packs into one of the buildings that has 2 floors bingo about 200 kids on the upper floor > was talking to one of my only friends, we were at the very end of the hallway >decide it's too crowded up here, we should move to the bottom floor >Ihaven't told him about the ass spray, I don't intend to not really close with anyone, can't trust him to keep a secret as we are walking down the hallway I'm cradling the spray in my hand tucked into my hoodie sleeve >As we are walking and talking I'm giving the occasional spray, no one is noticing >finally the commotion starts at the end of the hall where we started >it's quickly making its way towards us everyone is distracted, which gives me the opportunity to spray some more finally friend starts smelling it and covering his nose I play along and act like I'm disturbed as well at this point everyone is trying to rush downstairs >kids getting knocked over, everyone is screaming >teachers are coming out of their classrooms to assess the commotion >they obviously figure it out right away >friend is trying to get downstairs too >I'm just watching all the disorder I've created >fight off the urge to give an evil laugh next week talk of the smelly building dies down >perfect time to stir the pot over the weekend I bought a box of disposable gloves so stench doesn't stay on my hand >thinking of my next victim >at lunch hear Haliee and her friends class hottie but 10/10 bitch >typical doesn't show you any kindness unless you are a jock or as hot as her type >having typical popular girl discussion, basically just trash talking everyone that isn't her >time to ruin the one most important thing to her, her hair >take straw and some paper, run to bleachers and hide under them glove up and soak a paper wad with the spray shove it into the straw, use a twig to get it into the middle toss gloves, run back over to tables >her back is facing me, quickly launch spitball to her hair it rests just perfectly into her hair gave it about a minute >"did one of you fart?" the girls get up and move, but the smell is attached to Hailee they find out the smell is coming from her >specifically her hair >Hailee starts crying everyone noticing commotion, they make comments on her hair she runs to bathroom crying and embarrassed she's now known as the girl who doesn't wash her hair >tfw you disrupt the social hierarchy of your class with one spitball was fond of the spitball idea, use that several more times over the next week >landed it in people's hoodies and backpacks, they all would eventually notice the smell >it's like a discrete projectile fartbomb >this stuff is so strong, it was like engaging in chemical warfare one lunch I notice Bryce >Hailee was an angel compared to this meathead >football player, huge bully, specifically made nasty comments towards kids with known disabilities right in earshot it's a Friday night, home game tonight perfect time to test out my new device. same concept as the spitballs, but I poured some of the spray in a squirt gun >if one spray can clear out a room, imagine soaking someone's clothes in it luckily I also know where his locker is >I don't even need to break in, the lockers have little holes like pic related right after school I run to the locker room all his football gear is in there. Pads, pants, and jersey pull out the squirt gun and unload over every piece of gear I can hit >I go until there is nothing in the squirt gun >the smell is leaking out of the locker already put squirt gun in plastic bag, back in backpack to conceal smell >this all went down in the span of maybe 45 seconds, I got in and out quickly game starts in 2 hours, better go get a ticket to the game and enjoy the show is about to start game unfortunately I don't know what the reaction was in the locker room, but I know he isn't going to get the smell off before the game visiting team is already on the field cheerleaders and pep squad doing their thing >finally our team comes running out Bryce is trailing about 10 feet behind the rest of the team >my biggest regret this night is not recording the game >kick off, visiting teams ball Bryce tackles the immediately shoves Bryce off him Ref runs over to give a penalty, gives Bryce a nasty look >I shit you not, I swear I lip read from the ref "you smell like shit" >I'm giggling in the stands like a weirdo Game continues, eventually we have the ball Bryce is going guy behind him is crouched down with Bryce, maybe 2 feet away from him >I must have squirted his pants thoroughly >He's delaying from calling the hike He stands up, takes his helmet off and vomits right on the field crowd is disgusted Iwas dying from laughter Game gets delayed while the field gets cleaned up coach benches Bryce guy hike the ball >The team and cheerleaders don't even want to be near him Eventually coach kicks Bryce out the game and into the locker room to change crowd is confused as hell meanwhile I'm sitting in the stands proud to be the one who ruined that bully's reputation also we lost the game >after the squirt gun incident, I was out of the spray, so I ordered 2 bottles online >the chemical attacks would be put on hold until they ship >that following Monday, everyone knows what happened >He is humiliated. His football friends hate him, girls don't even want to talk to him, no one can let him live down what happened >he sits by himself now >I so wish I had friends to tell, but it's better this way >anyone who knows could reveal my identity >over the next week everyone is talking about the smells potentially being a prank my name is never dropped, I'm way too under the radar or so they think >they all suspect someone popular doing this since it has mostly been cool kids getting hit >this needs to go down as a legend at this school, but I need a name fart boy nah, lame >sinister stink getting better >no no, I got it "Shit Storm" >from this day forward, Shit Storm will haunt the school. Shit Storm strikes when you least expect it >just in the knick of time, 2 fresh bottles of ass spray just came in the mail >I'm spreading the word of Shit Storm through several random chemical attacks During lunch while no one was looking, I'd open their backpacks and spray a few times >l'd go to the locker room while it was empty and spray someone's clothes (not to the extent I hit Bryce with) >if people left their hoodies unattended, you guessed it >l prewrote a bunch of hand written notes that I'd leave with every single person >"You've Been Nose Punched By The Cynical Shit Storm >It doesn't take long for word to spread >It's even caught wind with the faculty and teachers We get an announcement on the speakers one day from the principal to paraphrase "who ever is making the entire school smell, when you are caught you will be punished to the full extent of our school code that won't stop me >the reign of Shit Storm has only begun After that announcement, ease up on all the attacks not because I was scared, no no because homecoming was on its way of course, it was all part of the plan >I had to put everyone at a state of ease, make them feel like the prank was over oh no, this is just the calm before the (shit) Storm >I went ahead and purchased 10 bottles of Ass Spray here was the plan >I knew exactly where the ventilators for the auditorium were, where the homecoming was being held during lunch the Friday before homecoming, I walk into the room with the ventil ators, tied a shoe lace around the doorknob, and hid an old backpack with an old scream mask for Halloween I used years ago and a change of clothes (hoodie, jeans, old running shoes) >l also hid a wire hanger in the indoor bleachers >This will come into play later >In total I had 11 and a half bottles of the spray get 10 plastic bags and 10 old socks put the socks in the bags, dump an entire bottle of ass spray per bag. >they were completely soaked in the spray. I straight up almost vomited during this part from the concentrated smell of ass. Seal the bags, those all go into a Fanny pack as well as some extra rubber gloves and the remaining botle and a half of spray >The planning over, now to carry on with the execution It's the night of homecoming >lgot my suit on with my fanny pack tucked in >I get in, the place is packed with people from all grades >probably around 400 people get into the bleachers, grab my hanger >thankful no one moved it walk outside the back exit, vwalk over to the door with ventilators inside it's locked, as expected untwist the hanger so it's one long hook shove it under the move it around and twist it a couple times yank it out, the shoelace was raveled around the hook >pull the shoelace, opening the door from the inside get in and close the door >hard part is over since the door is locked from the outside, I can take my time executing this next part change over my clothes to my hoodie and mask >take all the socks out of their bags and have them all ready in the fanny pack on my side god the stench is putrid gather everything into the backpack, including hanger and shoelace glove up and get the remainder bottles of ass spray out >l pour them right into the ventilators it'll take a minute to hit only one more step of the plan >I step out the ventilator room and am outside the back of the auditorium, wearing my hoodie, mask, and backpack my fanny pack is open with my socks >take a deep breath >It's time to run like hell >I charged in there like a maniac >throwing the smelly socks as I was running across the auditorium >it was a 2 front attack, by air and ground both executed by me everyone was scared seeing a guy in a hoodie and bloody scream mask sprinting towards them would scare anyone >I wasn't so much aiming for people as I was spreading the socks to maximize stink although the socks were dripping wet, I'm sure people were getting sprayed by the wet socks getting tossed around >I throw my last sock and charge out of there as quick as possible >the adrenaline was real, it felt like I was in there for maybe 5 minutes, couldn't have been longer than 20-30 seconds in reality >as I was running out I heard everyone going apeshit over the smell >l couldn't stay for the after math, I couldn't afford getting caught as I'm running away from the school I'm taking off everything and shoving it into different peoples trash cans >I ran 3 miles back home, I've never felt a thrill like that sneak inside, hop in shower >I check Facebook and see people from school posting about what happened >"Shit Storm just ruined our homecoming" >'T just had to trash my suit because of Shit Storm" >"thank you for making homecoming interesting, Shit Storm" School had to close down for a month so they can get rid of the stench >two weeks we had off, other two we had to get portable classrooms apparently those ventilators also leaked into the classes >made the school news, someone "anonymously" said I ruined high school for them (99% certain it was Bryce) >Junior year >Shit Storm was more of a vigilante at this point, I'd hit kids who I deemed deserved it >Bryce is trying to make his way up the food chain by bullying again sad enough it was working. He was making girls laugh and he's socializing with all the cool kids again this time I was going to hit home for him >literally At this point Bryce had a car spoiled fuck after school took note of the car he drove >knew the general area he lived in but not the exact house ride around with my bike until I found it shit is about to hit the fan >I had no classes with Bryce this year so he wouldn't notice if I took a day off school >dumb meathead left his window cracked, thinks living on the second story wouldn't matter >Shit Storm has already established he can hit you from above >actually offended homecoming didn't leave that impression on him >after him and parents leave, I climb on roof and open his window obviously using rubber gloves to not leave fingerprints >spray the fuck out of everything in his room clothes, bed, pillow, closet >saw his cat chilling on his night stand just observing spray the fuck out of his cat >l go home and play Xbox for the rest of the day next day at school I hear the news >"SHIT STORM GOT HIS CAT" >kekles ride my bike by his house after school >2 vans with professional cleaners parked outside his house The Legend of Shit Storm, straight from /b/
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America, Animals, and Comfortable: bourgeois society that has sprouted from the ruins of feudal society has not done away with class antagonisms. It has but established new classes, new conditions of oppression, new fo rms of struggle in place of the old ones. * By bourgeoisie is meant the class of modern capitalists, owners of the means of social production and employers of wage labour. By proletariat, the class of modern wage labourers who, having no means of production of their own, are reduced to selling their labour power in order to live. [Engels, 1888 English edition] t That is, all written histo ry. In 1847, the pre-history of society, the social organisation splitting up into two great hostile camps, into two great classes directly facing each other - Bourgeoisie and Proletariat. From the serfs of the Middle Ages sprang the chartered burghers of the earliest towns. From these burgesses the first elements of the bourgeoisie were developed. The discovery of America, the rounding of the Cape, opened up fresh g round for the rising bourgeoisie. The East-Indian and Chinese markets, the colonisation of America, trade with the colonies, the increase in the means of exchange and in commodities generally, gave to commerce, to navigation, to industry, an impulse never befo re known, and bourgeoisie developed, increased its capital, and pyshed into the background every class handed down from the Middle Ages. We see, the refore, how the modern bourgeoisie is itself the product of a long course of development, of a series of revolutions in the modes of production and of exchange. Each step in the develop ment of the bourgeoisie was accompanied by a corresponding political advance of that class. An oppressed class under the sway of the feudal nobility, an armed and self-governing association in the medieval commune* : here independent urban republic (as in Italy and Germany); there taxable "third estate" of upper hand, has put an end to all feudal, patriarchal, idyllic relations. It has pitilessly torn asunder the motley feudal ties that bound man to his "natural superiors", and has left remaining no other nexus between man and man than naked selfinterest, than callous "cash payment". It has drowned the most heavenly ecstasies of religious This was the name given their urban communities by the townsmen of Italy and France, after they had purchased or conquered their initial rights of self-govern ment from their feudal lords. [Engels, 1890 German edition] "Commune" was the name ta ken in France by the nascent to wn s even befo re they must nestle everywhere, settle everywhere, establish connexions everywhere. The bourgeoisie has through its exploitation of the world market given a cos mopolitan character to production and consumption in every country. but raw material drawn from the remotest zones; industries whose products are consumed, not only at home, but in every quarter of the globe. n place of the old wants, satisfied by the production of the country, we find new wants, requiring for their satisfaction the products of distant lands and climes. In place of the old local and national seclusion and self-sufficiency, we have intercourse in every direction, unive rsal inter-dependence of nations. And as in material, so also in intellectual production. The intellectual creations of individual nations become common property. National one-sidedness and narrowmindedness become more massive and more colossal productive forces than have all preceding generations together. Subjection of Nature's forces to man, machinery, application of chemistry to industry and agriculture, steam-navigation, railways, electric telegraphs, clearing of who le continents for cultivation, canalisation of rivers, whole populations conjured out of the ground-what earlier century had even a presentiment that such productive forces slumbered in the lap of social labour? We see then: the means of production and of exchange, on whose foundation the bourgeoisie built itself up, were generated in feudal society. At a certain stage in the development of these means of production and of exchange, the conditions under which feudal society produced and exchanged, the feudal organisation of agricultu re and manufacturing industry, in one word, the feudal relations of property became no longer compatible with the already developed productive forces; they became so many fetters. They had to be burst asunder; they were burst asunder. Into the ir place stepped free competition, accompanied by a social and political constitution adapted in it, and the economic and political sway of the bourgeois class. A similar movement is going on before our own eyes. Modern their enemies, the remnants of absolute monarchy, the landowners, the non-industrial bourgeois, the petty bourgeois. Thus, the whole histo rical movement is concentrated in the hands of the bourgeoisie; every victo ry so obtained is a victory for the bourgeoisie. But with the development of industry, the proletariat not only increases in number; it becomes concentrated in greater masses, its strength grows, and it feels that strength more. The various interests and conditions of life within the ranks of the proletariat are more and more equalised, in proportion as machinery obliterates all distinctions of labour, and nearly everywhe re country must, of course, first of all settle matters with its own bourgeoisie. In depicting the most general phases of the development of the proletariat, we traced the more or less veiled civil war, raging within existing society, up to the point whe re that war brea ks out into open revolution, and where the violent overthrow of the bourgeoisie lays the foundation for the sway of the proletariat. Hitherto, every form of society has been based, as we have already seen, on the antagonism of oppressing and oppressed classes. But in order to oppress a class, certain conditions mu st be assured to it under which it can, at least, continue its Communist Party an over-riding law. It is unfit to rule because it is incompetent to assure an existence to its slave within his slavery, because it cannot help letting him sink into such a state, that it has to feed him, instead of being fed by him. Society can no longer live under this bourgeoisie, in other words, its existence is no longer compatible with society. The essential conditions for the existence and for the sway of the bourgeois class is the formation and augmentation of capital; the condition for capital is wage-labour. Wage-labour rests exclusively on competition between the labourers. The advance of industry, whose represent the interests of the movement as a whole. The Communists, therefo re, are on the one hand, practically, the most advanced and resolute section of the working-class parties of every country, that section which pushes forward all others; on the other hand, theoretically, they have over the great mass of the proletariat the advantage of clearly understanding the line of march, the conditions, and the ultimate general results of the proletarian movement. The immediate aim of the Communists is the same as that of all other proletarian parties: formation of the proletariat into a class, overthrow of the bourgeois supremacy, at is to do away with the status of women as me re instruments of production. For the rest, nothing is more ridiculous than the virtuous indignation of our bourgeois at the community of women which, they pretend, is to be openly and officially established by the Communists. The Communists have no need to introduce community of women; it has existed almost from time immemorial. Our bourgeois, not content with having wives and daughters of their proleta rians at their disposal, not to speak of common prostitutes, take the greatest pleasure in seducing each othe r's wives. Bourgeois marriage is, in reality, a system of wives in social order, and are unavoidable as a means of entirely revolutionising the mode of production. These measures will, of course, be different in different countries. Neve rthe less, in most advanced countries, the following will be pretty generally applicable. 1. Abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes. 2. A heavy progressive or graduated inco me tax. 3. Abolition of all rights of in heritance. 4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels. 5. Centralisation of credit in the hands of the state, by means of a national bank with State capital and an exclusive monopoly. 6. Centralisation of class, and, as such, sweeps away by force the old conditions of production, then it will, along with these conditions, have swe pt away the conditions for the existence of class antagonisms and of classes generally, and will thereby have abolished its own supremacy as a class. In place of the old bourgeois society, with its classes and class antagonisms, we shall have an association, in whi ch the free develop ment of each is the condition for the free development of all. IlII. Socialist and Communist Literature 1. Reactionary Socialism A. Feudal Socialism Owing to their histo rical position, it became the vo cation of the aristo cracies of F rance spirits.t As the parson has ever gone hand in hand with the landlord, so has Clerical Socialism with Feudal Socialism. * Not the English Resto ration (1660-1689), but the French Restoration (1814-1830). [Note by Engels to the English edition of 1888.] t This applies chiefly to Germany, where the landed aristocracy and squirearchy have large portions of their estates cultivated for their own account by stewards, and are, moreover, extensive beetroot-sugar manufacture rs and distillers of potato spirits. The wealthier British aristo cracy are, as yet, rather above that; but they, too, know how to make up for declining rents by lending their names society. The individual members of this class, however, are being constantly hurled down into the proletariat by the action of competition, and, as modern industry develops, they even see the moment approaching when they will co mpletely disappear as an independent section of modern society, to be replaced in manufactures, agriculture and commerce, by overlooke rs, bailiffs and shopmen. In countries like France, where the peasants constitu te far more than half of the population, it was natural that writers who sided with the proletariat against the bourgeoisie s hould use, in their criticism of the bourgeois régime, the standard of And on its part German Socialism recognised, more and more, its own calling as the bombastic representative of the petty-bourgeois Philistine. It proclaimed the German nation to be the model nation, and the German petty Philistine to be the typical man. To every villainous meanness of this model man, it gave a hidden, hig her, Socialistic interpretation, the exact contrary of its real character. It went to the extreme length of directly opposing the "brutally destru ctive " tendency of Communism, and of proclaiming its supreme and impartial contempt of all class struggles. With very few exceptions, all the so-called Socialist and Communist publications that now (1847) circulate in Germany belong to the domain of this foul and enervating literature. 2. Conservative or Bourgeois Socialism A part of the bourgeoisie is desirous of redressing social grievances in order to secure the continued existence of bourgeois society. To this section belong economists, philanthro pists, humanitarians, improve rs of the condition of the wo rking class, organisers of charity, members of societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals, temperance fanatics, hole-and-corner reforme rs of every imaginable kind. This form of socialism has, mo reover, been wo rked out into complete syste ms. We may cite Proudhon's Philosophie de la Misère as an exa mple of this fo rm. The Socialistic bourgeois want all the advantages of modern social conditions without the struggles and dangers necessarily resulting therefrom. They desire the existing state of society, minus its revolutionary and disintegrating elements. T hey wish for a bourgeoisie without a proletariat. The bourgeoisie naturally conceives the world in which it is supreme to be the best; and bourgeois Socialism develops this comfortable conception into various more or less complete systems. In requiring the proletariat to carry out such a system, and edition of 1890.] 32 Chapter Ill: Socialist and Communist Literatu re Bourgeois Socialism attains adequate exp ression when, and only when, it becomes a mere figure of speech. Free trade: for the benefit of the working class. Protective duties: for the benefit of the working class. Prison Reform: for the benefit of the working class. This is the last word and the only seriously meant word of bourgeois so cialism. It is summed up in the phrase: the bourgeois is a bourgeois - for the benefit of the wo rking class. 3. Critical-Utopian Socialism and Communism We do not here re fer to that literatu re which, in every great modern revolution, has eyes, into the propaganda and the practical carrying out of their social plans. In the formation of their plans, they are conscious of caring chiefly for the inte rests of the wo rking class, as being the most suffering class. Only from the point of view of being the most suffering class does the proletariat exist for the m. The undeveloped state of the class struggle, as well as their own surroundings, causes Socialists of this kind to consider themselves far superior to all class antagonisms. They want to improve the condition of every member of society, even that of the most favoured. Hence, they habitually appeal to society at large, without possible recognition of the hostile antagonism between bourgeoisie and proletariat, in order that the German workers may straightway use, as so many weapons against the bourgeoisie, the social and political conditions that the bourgeoisie must necessarily introdu ce along with its suprema cy, and in order that, after the fall of the reactionary classes in Germany, the fight against the bourgeoisie itself may immediately begin. The Communists turn their attention chiefly to Germany, because that country is on the eve of a bourgeois revolution that is bound to be carried out under more advanced conditions of European civilisation countries. The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions. Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communistic revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. 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