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Old 20 November 2013, 02:25 PM
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I have about eight classes that i need to do on florida virtual school semester only, and i am running out of time, therefore i am willing to pay anyone to do a semester class for 50.00 for each class.

the classes include:
Government
English IIII
Marine Biology
Algebra
ETC.

They are highschool level classes and i need to complete them all to graduate on time. I have done all these classes last year and passed the final just didnt get credit because of my absences.

There is a lot of reading involved especially in the gov't class and a lot of writing essays. English requires and understanding of poetry. Some classes do require you to talk to the teacher so a female voice is preferred.

You'll need access to a computer, you can work on them from home.
• Location: Gainesville/Archer, FL
•it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests
• Compensation: 50.00 per semester class
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Old 20 November 2013, 02:31 PM
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I would actually love to do this person's homework for them
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Old 20 November 2013, 02:36 PM
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Business opportunity, mela681!
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Old 20 November 2013, 02:41 PM
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50 bucks a class? I charge twic-- err, I mean, I would charge twice that if I were the type of person to do such a thing.
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Old 20 November 2013, 02:42 PM
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This person has no idea of the value of time, money, or education. She will surely grow up to be a fine politician someday.
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Old 20 November 2013, 04:07 PM
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I just noticed "English IIII"
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Old 20 November 2013, 04:37 PM
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To be fair, "IIII" is a valid way to express "4," and it's the one that actual Romans used. And clocks.

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Old 20 November 2013, 04:45 PM
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Did they? I thought they used IV.
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Old 20 November 2013, 04:47 PM
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Subtractive Roman numerals (for instance IV for IIII and IX for VIIII) were introduced relatively late (the Romans themselves did without them) and for many years they were applied patchily and inconsistently.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_n...nd_Renaissance

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Old 20 November 2013, 05:06 PM
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I know the Romans used it, but I've never seen it anywhere but on clocks. I suppose maybe that's how her school numbers the class, but given the context I thought it seemed less likely than an error on her part.
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Old 20 November 2013, 06:04 PM
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FLVS has two 4th year English classes. The regular one is numbered IV and the College Prep one is numbered 4. Go figure.

http://flvs.net/Parents/Pages/find-c...spx#highschool
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Old 20 November 2013, 06:44 PM
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Just out of curiosity, how many copies of this have been forwarded to the school? Do you have a way to find out?

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Old 20 November 2013, 06:54 PM
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50 bucks a class? I charge twic-- err, I mean, I would charge twice that if I were the type of person to do such a thing.
I was thinking it was a little low. I could have, at least, gotten my whole house cleaned for one night of homework last night. Unfortunately, I care what kind of education my son gets.
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Old 20 November 2013, 07:50 PM
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Isn't the kid offering $50 per semester per class, not $50 per individual class? That's like 50 cents an hour or something.
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Old 20 November 2013, 08:28 PM
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$50 per class? A good-quality tutor would charge that for two hours of work.

Regarding Roman Numerals and clocks, the use of "IIII" for 4 has a great but somewhat lengthy explanation. For one, "IIII" looks fine from either angle - when using "IV" there's the issue of angling it in line with the hands at that position (i.e. 30 degrees from horizontal) or having the numbers vertical. The other explanation was when casting the elements for the numbers, it was easier to use IIII.

For a set of numbers going I,II,III,IIII,V,VI,VII,VIII,IX,X,XI,XII - there are four V's, four X's, and exactly 20 I's. If your casting mold is in sets of 4, you cast the V's and X's once, and the I's three times.

If you substitute "IV" for "IIII", you now have five V's, and 17 I's, and it becomes more awkward.

I didn't think it made sense - about the angle - but the IX for "9" is OK because it is always horizontal. Besides, I've never seen a Roman Numeral depiction of 9 as "VIIII".
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Old 20 November 2013, 08:40 PM
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Isn't the kid offering $50 per semester per class, not $50 per individual class? That's like 50 cents an hour or something.
Yes, but as I read it, she only has to complete one semester to graduate.
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Old 20 November 2013, 08:59 PM
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How does that make any difference? She's still only offering you peanuts. Not effective as a strategy. Only stupid people would sign up.
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Old 20 November 2013, 09:09 PM
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Oh, no. I totally agree about the poor quality pay. I was just clarifying that it's just a single semester, not a year's worth of classes.
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Old 20 November 2013, 11:32 PM
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Just out of curiosity, how many copies of this have been forwarded to the school? Do you have a way to find out?

Seaboe
This is only an opinion, but I'm basing it on what parents have told me regarding "virtual" or online schools in the Columbus area. Ahem... I doubt that they would give a rat's a** about whether the kid is cheating or not.
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Old 21 November 2013, 12:25 AM
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I know several children who've supplemented their regular classroom curriculum with FLVS. Except for the ones who fudged their exercise logs for online PE, every kid I know did his or her own work, and earned their grades just as they would have in the classroom.
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