Most Boring Subjects in School

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The Top Ten

1 Math

Something dies in me when I enter Math class.

We should only learn the basics of math not functions, factorials, polynomials... What for? I don't wanna be a engineer so I think I really don't need to study all those useless stuff!

I never had to study American history, which sure has to be awful, so I vote for Maths. Which is horrendous. And should die.

American history is actually very interesting especially when you talk about the wars. - Icantbelieveitsnotbutter

I like some stuff in math. I like Roman numerals adding and subtracting fractions (preferably same denominator.) I like to add and subtract and multiple. I like to deal with money. The 2 things I especially dislike in math are long division and greater than less than. I am finally good at greater than less than but I never understood it for years. Oh and long division I could do it 10 times and still have it wrong. It is very hard and there is a lot of steps. (5 or 6 depending on if you re check your work)

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2 Religeous Studies

It Is so boring... I go to a catholic school because my family is catholic, but I'm an athiest! I don't care about any of this biblical crap and I'm never going to use it. I'm not trying to offend people, I respect your religion but that doesn't mean that I want to memorize the entire bible

I'm an atheist, and I see how you feel. I also hate this stuff and if I ever get married, I will try to NOT get a wife who is religious and forces me to go to a church for 2 hours. - Goatworlds

Religion has no place in education. Stop teaching us that we are Jesus's sheep or whatever and tell us what the bible means by that. It also directly contradicts science and history.

I am religious myself, but I'm sure none of us will use this religion stuff from school in the future, we may be part of a religion, but I'm sure we'll look for jobs which have inspired us for ages. I don't think we'll want to be a priest or something.

This subject is useless because it is the job of the parent to teach religion, and the job of the child to take an interest. Not something for a school to shove down a child's throat

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3 P.E.

Oh my God, I hate PE! I'm just so @#&$ing sick of having to waste time wearing myself to a half-dead bellows after a useless time-waster! I constantly have to kill myself running and jumping over bars, as if it will change my future like other subjects will. Well, it won't! And why do I have to do a @#&$ing ridiculous test on what positions require what to do?! For crying out &#&$ing loud, do I need that crap?! It doesn't change my knowledge, so do you idiots call this @#&$ing education, huh? Education is meant to get good from students. Does PE do that? No! PE makes everyone believe that body power is more important than intellect. There is no greater social downfall. And what good do you get from professional sports?! When you watch your local team win, say, the Superbowl, you see several @#&$ing idiots who, thanks to PE, have been brainwashed into thinking that chasing a fat man with a ball is a better thing to do than proving string theory, which will change the world, as opposed ...more

I don't mean to be rude but obviously you don't know what physical education is actually about. - Icantbelieveitsnotbutter

P.E. ruined the 2nd half of my 6th grade. We had to take a test on P.E. I find a waste of time. I really want the lockers to have stalls so kids do not get tortured and have keys instead if locks. The locker room says Fun and Fitness, but the main class says Dull and Inactive. We do not need lectures about the game. Science is right, P.E. does not give you adequate exercise. I had a hard time liking anyone who said Computers is not as good. We came here for fun and fitness, what a ripoff of a class. At least Computers follows its namesake and has free time for downloaded games. By breaking the vow of its motto at my school, P.E. wastes an entire class period. If I ran the system, it would be Computers the whole year for each grade.

Way better than at my school. The department head makes you take notes and write essays about the various games in the curriculum. The whole point of the class is to get into physical shape! We're not going to get there by sitting on our butts listening to you lecture!

I hated PE in grade five and six. We had this interschool sport program and it was f-ing compulsory! It was literally AFTER school. I always faked I had an appointment and my parents would just come and pick me up. My entire family hates sport, it's the worst subject ever.

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4 English

I honestly dislike English. Learning about Shakespeare and analyzing poetry by far has to be one of the most boring subjects out there. I mean in reality are we really going to need to understand how to interpret meanings, emotions, tones, theme's of short stories in order to become successful? I want to learn how to make money and be able to live a great and wealthy lifestyle, however citing and quoting poems is certainly not going to make me achieve that type of lifestyle.

Every time I enter this class, I see my life flash before my eyes, and think about the fact that I could be doing what
I have in my life rather than do this. WE ALREADY SPEAK THE LANGUAGE!

Every single class I literally have to write a useless essay about stupid stuff that doesn't even relate to the class. We have a book that is TOO educational because they wanted to "raise the standards and make us better". If you have to learn about how flowers grow in the desert, HOW DOES IT EVEN RELATE!?

Also, you don't have to stay in this waste of educational time class for 12 years just to learn how to write an essay and crap. I don't need to write a paper just to pull my car into the garage, thank you. And I don't have to analyze poetry or anything like that just to do everyday things. The thing that kills me the most is Shakespeare, especially Romeo and Juliet.

Now, we have to do EVERYTHING on computers, which makes it even more boring, because I hate technology (don't ...more

1. ) it doesn't take 12 years of English to learn to read a book. Completely useless subject after maybe 5th grade.
2. ) Oh of course I'm gonna need to know poetry for...
3. ) hmm something's I've 'learned' in this class should be common sense for most people.
Be disappointed, knowing you had to spend 12 years of learning how to write a letter, Only to Be an Engineer
America needs your help people. Protest against this communist subject.

-N. Tesla

Worst subject ever!

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5 Sex Education

Just because the name is VERY deceiving. - fireinside96

Its stuff that you likely have already talked about with your parents, or that they will insist on talking about later. Also, I don't know about you, but I feel awkward for the rest of the day when I have it.

So true. My school's view is like "If you don't remain abstinent you will get pregnant and die. " Thanks a lot, PTA.

I find it really awkward - OnionLists

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6 Spanish

Oh come on! I really hate learning this. I'm really am not trying to be offensive, at all. I would just rather take Italian or German. I'm sorry, but Spanish just doesn't make it for me.

Anyone who voted for math or science is confused because those 2 things are necessary for society to function. Think about something that is not made with science / math. Society is just fine without Spanish.

Who needs to learn another language when they are in their OWN country? Like seriously, English Americans need to learn Spanish aside from their own language? Boring and bad, repetitive and stupid!

I hate languages - OnionLists

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7 Science

Science is fun because you learn about how to investigate crimes it is very interesting. If science didn't exsist then we wouldn't know anything about weight and how life goes how to help our plants how to be a doctor that is science

It's unnecessarily hard. They teach us invaluable life skills which we won't even consider using in life. They should teach us more important stuff, and science maybe kids will be interested in. Rather than the study of tectonic plates, and cell membranes.

I totally agree with the person below me! I want to be a fashion designer, so I'll need home economics, math, and probably some foreign languages.

SCIENCE IS GREAT! The only bad part about it is learning about private parts and all.I'm not trying to be immature, but it gets weird and is kinda gross.

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8 Spelling

It's good and helpful, but how the English teachers teach it sucks.

It's boring especially if you wing it.

God, my spelling is better then my teachers. She always asks us 'How do you spell claustrophobia'.

I don't learn spelling - OnionLists

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9 French

Nobody needs this, I wish I would have taken a German course...

I actually love French, the language itself, and I actually want to learn it. Other kids from my school hate it because of the teacher. It's a shame. If you really like something and you want to actually learn it you ignore everything that makes everyone else hate it. You even find it easier and make better grades in the subject.

Really? You'll have a very hard time speaking to people in French speaking countries without knowing French! Or if you Mali and France are the two I know, but there are a lot more. It's important to know two different languages, not to mention you could be a translator( important, in case you haven't noticed. )

Not that bad but I'm in Year 6 (still in primary) and for some reason our french teacher treats us like 7 year olds and the sheets with the questions on are so simple they look like what an 8 year old would do - pineliek

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10 American History

I hate the way people - especially teachers - perceive the quote, "Those who forget history are bound to repeat it." The quote is referring to a general understanding of history, not memorizing useless facts. I don't care about when the ALF was founded. I don't care what Rockefeller did in 1920. I care about the BIG PICTURE! History teachers almost never teach the big picture only the useless facts.

My philosophy is that history is like a set of science experiments. Different ideologies are tried out and tested. We try to find out how to create the best possible society. We can do that by both looking at what worked and didn't work in the past (study history) and using common sense and logic to determine what the best path would be. We need a combination of both to be successful. History classes tend to neglect the latter.

The end goal of life is to create an environment in which (ideally) everyone is happy. Obviously, it's almost impossible to ensure universal ...more

The single most torturous class I've ever had to sit through. There really isn't too much to learn, only about 200 years worth, so many pointless and useless details are thrown in. I would rather gorge out my eyes with a spoon than take American History.

I don't hate History in general, but I basically fall asleep when taking American History. There's no excitement about it. To summarize it, it's just people going to war, with themselves, segregation, war, and rebuilding. They just take the good parts out. - ethanmeinster

Everyone are dead anyway, why do we learn it?

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The Contenders

11 Health

Oh, so you want to get sick all day? I haven't gotten any cold for 6 months because learning health and exercising is great. Sur math is more important, but don't you think we need a good health so bring can function perfectly? - GirlyAnimeLover

It so boring to a lot of people but aim fine with it but what stinking is you have to take long tests about nothing

This should be number one. This beats English class in my mind. NOW we're talking a class with complete boredom. Some people might say that this class might be useful in some ways, but that's not how I find it. - matty925

It's boring because it's a joke. - MrLoser

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12 Social Studies

My god. US history is so boring because it's all sanitized with all of the interesting parts taken out. Please, end this pain.

SS is so boring I can't even explain how boring it is

Ss teacher: the silver war is blah blah blah blah
Me: MAKE IT STOP JUST SHUT UP! N

When I'm at school, social studies is the lesson where the teacher drinks her mug of coffee, and everyone else does whatever they want leading to chaos.

I HATE SOCIAL STUDIES - 12cc

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13 Algebra

Believe it or not but algebra is not math. Math is the simple 16x12, but algebra takes that, and demoralizes it. So complex it's hard, yet so simple it's boring the WORST SUBJECT EVER.

I love algebra! It's not boring like trigonometry or physics!

I'm taking Algebra as an eighth grader. I'm thinking about hurdling myself out of that window. It's so simple and boring. It's in no way difficult. I understand the help in learning Algebra, I just wish it was taught twice as fast.

I just don't understand algebra!

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14 U.S. Government

history I can do math I can stand, government put a bullet in my head - blaqksails92

I just hate the way the class is presented. They don't put recent news about the government. And its just words and words. Nothing entertaining.

While we learn about our government's past and how to learn from it, our present government is falling at break-neck speed, some of the causes having been issues 50 years ago...

US government isn't boring

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15 Government

Oh dear. I couldn't even try to pay attention in this class. Good thing it was middle school. If I had to take this class in high school or college, I would not be able to bear it.

I don't understand a single thing about government

Its boring

Same thing

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16 Drama

Drama go to HELL, man! I mean, like, I once got part in a play, and my dialogue was, " Let's start the dance! " and I said, " let's start the s***! ". I was grounded, yes. - dusk_taker

Picked this over maths as an elective because I thought it was going to be easy. Couldn't have been more wrong. It doesn't really teach you anything apart from how to act in a play. If you're taking the subject just because you want to be an actor, then it's a good idea to rethink your choice because acting isn't easy!

Hell, so can movie exist without drama? Having no drama I like having no emotions at all. If drama doesn't exist, then crying I illegal, so if you're heartbroken, don't cry. I mean, I want to be an actress! So I need to learn drama! Too many action I going. - GirlyAnimeLover

Sorry. Guys, I'm being an actor when I grow up so I choose this. - TeamRocket747

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17 Chemistry

I dropped Chemistry for Physics. I hated it! It's just so complicated and incredibly dull. I have no idea how anyone can find it interesting apart from the experiments which are admittedly quite fun but a pain in the ass to write about and study. - Ross115

Chemistry's Lecture is my sleeping time, I don't Get a word said from the weird symbols and bonds. - darknessmaster909

Chemical bonding makes it complicated as well as the memorization of the chemical symbols and numbers. Whew!

I hate chemistry so much. It's so annoying and fake all the protons, neutrons, bonds, minerals, cations anions and all the other technical. Biology is way better!

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18 Music

Music sucks in my school because we do 1 musical concert which is a Christmas musical and if your school does the same I said just lip synch or if it's a concert just don't do any line because you have to miss recess in my school just to get a line memorized so not worth it and it's pure hell

Music sucks in my school because all our music teacher does is make us sing songs and do 1 or 2 concerts a school year and if you hate singing lip synch.

Music class SUCKS. I hate my music teacher, she's a total snob and she's always grumpy. She excepts us to know everything about music, and when somebody does something wrong, she gets pissed off. She makes us do all of these stupid tests on musical symbols and notes. I hate her, ugh.

Tra lala...blah...

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19 Chorus

So boring, mandatory at my school. When are we ever going to even use this in life?

It is boring because the teacher is like do this and do that all at the time! And you have to sing a lot

What if we don't like singing?

This killed me!

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20 British History

I find everything about it amusing. If we had this as a subject in our school, I'm totally gonna die of bringing a 1000 page book everyday because we all know how British History ends; it never does!

Completely boring and useless, just about these stupid kings that beheaded people at the drop of a hat.

Why do we need to learn about another country's history in such useless depth... I live in America, not Britain.

Why do I need to learn this?!?! It's in the PAST and I DON'T EVEN LIVE IN BRITAIN, AND I'M NOT BRITISH!

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