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Confuse the bully. It's called "killing them with kindness" I'm sure you know what it is. Just pretend (around them) that they're not being mean and be like: "yeah," "how sweet of you."

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i love school but i dont love bulling go tell a teacher
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Just try to ignore the bully. If that doesn't work and it gets out of hand you're going to need to tell someone that can help you

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WORST thing to do would be to ignore the problem. That's how most of these internet martyrs are made. Its better to tell parents and teachers
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That's what I said..
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Walk away from it

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that alsomst never works
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tell a teacher or your mom or dad if it's bad call O.P.P

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Exactly its always the obvious idk why people just take it and don't stand up for themselves tell a teacher and if the problem persists tell your parents
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Don't step into that person's shoes. There is a way to stop him / her. Don't get into the mess that the person could possibly try to make you do. Try talking to that person ask why they are doing that to you. Let them know how you have been feeling and if they don't listen tell a grown up. and hopefully they will do something about it. Just remember to keep your head up and don't look down.

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thanks, i'll remember that!!
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You're welcome don't give up ! One day God will give them what they deserve.
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You can take up some form martial art. I don't mean this because of the fighting aspect, but because it teaches you good self confidence and you will be able to deal with any bully much easier. I took up karate in the beginning of high school and quickly noticed a change. Eventually most people knew not to mess with me, and if they did I would verbally handle it. I never had to physically lay a finger on any bully.

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I said this was fun only because it's funny how fighting classes help you without even having to fight anyone anyway. :D
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read up about bullying, learn everything you can. with knowledge comes power. you'll find out that most bullies have been bullied by someone else in their lives too. it's a vicious circle of aggression and acting out.
they usually have a' wounded child' somewhere with in them.


















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aww thanks!
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Laugh hysterically....they wont
know how to react. That's
what I do! Or just do what Zack Effron did in 17 Again. That was so funny

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Example: Mental

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ignore them or just walk away, if it's serious try seeking help

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Just Tell an adult,and if they get mad and bully you because you told on em,
just tell again.

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I know right people are so dumb for thinking otherwise
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Have your parents meet with the principle. In the principles office your parents need to say "Son/Daughter, I hereby give you permission to defend yourself by whatever means you feel is necessary". Then get up and walk away. At this point, the school can now be held liable in case anything happens to you or to the bully. Trust me, from that point forward, they will jump at the thought you might be being bullied. I wish my parents had done it for me many years ago. Ignoring the issue NEVER solves anything.

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thanks!!
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Help Try To Work It Out

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Well I got 3 ways for y'all.
1) Say something completely off topic to confuse them. Say something like, "You want a banana?"
2) Get some buddies over to help. Theirs power in numbers, and if you all team up, the bully might just slink off like the cowardly lion he/she is.
3) The classic 'find-an-adult-you-can-trust-and-get-them-to-help' bit.
It's happened to me before, and I did all three. Good thing I have awesome friends who like to gang up on people. Just kidding. :P

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try to ignore sence i was in middle school i know how it feels wen somone is being mean to calling u names at my school their was alot of mean girls and they r never going to change so just ignore them and its not worth fighting back bcuz ur the good person not them:)

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Give them the "Jenna Marbles" face untill they go away, remember to really commit to the face.

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you can ignore them or go and tell the teacher if its at school

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1.) Get the bully caught by a teacher. Surprisingly it's the most effective way if you prefer not to tell a teacher. Get the bully to insult you or try to harm you in front or near a teacher. Then, the teacher can hold something against the bully. But whatever you do DONT FIGHT BACK! JUST WALK AWAY. It won't get you into trouble.
2.) Ignore them. It's hard & if the bully asks why you aren't saying anything you tell them that you're being mature & that his/her words aren't getting to you, even if they are. Sooner or later the bully will realize that they're wasting time. Bullies seek pain & humiliation. If you aren't in pain or humiliated, they will stop.
3.) If you are tired and nothing is working, that is when you tell a teacher. Make sure you have friends to support you. And if the bully is still bullying you, file a complaint, or tell your parents to.
-I hope this helps you, and remember, self harm is not an answer. You're not alone millions of kids and teens go through this. Even adults. Good luck! :) -

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thankyou so much(: that last part helped my spirits a little bit, that was nice!
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The only solution to bully problems is to stop it completely. I'm surprised your parents or teachers haven't told you how to handle this

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thankyou so much!! your advice is great(:
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Get some friends together to jump the bully, I'de do it myself but either way works.

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tell the school or your parents they would help if they don't try and confuse him be nice to him or ignore him

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kick their ass, show them who's boss! A simple punch in the nose will stun the for a second, then jump on them until they know not to mess with you.

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Well I know for sure, standing up to them. I bet you have heard that a lot before, but it's true. You don't have to be like "$&?!@$&!?!" But just ignore them, and tell your self that what ever they are saying is NOT true! This happened to me too last year. Whenever this girl would see me, she would always say "ewwww"! But when ever she did it, I talked to a concealer, and they REALLY helped me! And they will help you too c: I just rolled my eyes and she stopping doing it less and less every week! Just stand up, and stay confident!

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FIGHT THEM! trust me these skater kids kept messing with me and hitting me so one day me and my friends found them skating and beat their asses they never messed with me again

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"Bullys" the word brings back some memories! Bullys' by nature, are displaying an all-powerful and agresive appearance, and as you know they do this by shovibg you around! I would suggest watching the bully, have your friends help. take the time to see what he does when there is not an audience. and then at your choice of place and time...you know he'll be there cause you've been watch his routine. Ask him. Why are you so afraid of me? he'll probably challenge you to a fight right there..but this is where your detective work pays off. tell him nah. if you were really as all that you want us to believe you'll take me up on this...an it'll be the one thing you know shakes him the most.. an yougot him he ain't gonna back down in front of the others and he ain't gonna wanna choke..

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To strictly follow the law

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Diary. Write what they did, and at the end of each week, realize if it was "bullying" or teasing. Then, confront them :D

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Tell an adult and stay strong! I'm sure you're an amazing person.

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Who would bully you?! D:

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haha!! your funny! why do you say that??
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because you really nice! :D
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*your*
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aww thanks! you too!
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your welcome! :) and thanx bud
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not a problem, its the truth!(:
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xD same
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These kids that bully are more scared about going to school or wherever you are encountering them than you are...or otherwise they wouldn't be bullying. I know many people will say to ignore it but that isn't always possible, I would know. Sometimes its a good idea to just turn around and ask them why they are so mean to you. NEVER SHOULD YOU SINK TO THEIR LEVEL AND BULLY OR NAME CALL THEM BACK. That would only show that they are getting to you.

Just stay positive and find an adult you can trust and tell them about the situation. And don't ever think adults won't understand the situation. Many adults have been in the same situation or are even currently in a similar situation. Bullying never stops but you can always try to make the difference and stand up for your self and what you believe in. STAY STRONG!!

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Always tell an adult. Never ever ever handle them yourself because it might just make the problem even worse. If you can;t find an adult try and talk to your friend. But it's always better to tell someone about it because keeping it inside of you will only make matters worse and make you more stressed out. Keeping it inside only creates a bigger problem.

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ignore them ... that always makes them really pissed off give the silent treatment or just act like you dont care if you act like you dont care then they might let up and they will have nothing to feed on ... you are perfect in your own way and dont let anyone tell you other wise just because some bitches are saying shit about you doesnt mean you have to listen to them its the same thing as feeding into it ... hope this helped :)

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Stand up for yourself
Ignoring the bully might make it worse

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stick up for yourself and man up princess

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Talk to them and sort out the problem.
Report to a teacher.
Grow up and learn how to knock a fella out :D

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Be like "ok" or "i know" if they try to make fun of you

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When someone bullies you, he is probably eager to throw you off balance emotionally. He is hoping that you will resort to extremes of anger or show terror. If you fly into a fit of rage or burst into tears and express hurt or fear, the bully is getting what he wants. ? Keep cool. Don’t give in to rage. The Bible wisely advises: “Let anger alone and leave rage.” (Psalm 37:8) When your temper is out of control, you give the bully power over you, and you are likely to do things you will only regret.—Proverbs 25:28.? Try to put thoughts of revenge out of your mind. Vengeance often backfires. At any rate, revenge is not really satisfying. Remember the Bible’s wise words: “Return evil for evil to no one.”—Romans 12:17.? When things appear to be getting heated, get away quickly. The Bible says: “Before the quarrel has burst forth, take your leave.” (Proverbs 17:14) In general, try to steer clear of those who tend to bully. Says Proverbs 22:3? If bullying persists, you may need to speak up for yourself. Choose a moment when you are calm, look the bully in the eye, and speak in a firm, level voice. Proverbs 15:1.http://wol.jw.org/en/wol/d/r1/lp-e/102003603

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