• Pass by catastrophe is an academic urban legend
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mccurs, students whose performance could have
been aflacted by the event ave amomaucany
awarded passmg grades, on me gmunds thanhere
would mar. na no Way m assess them Vamy and mey
should run be penalized cor (he cazaswophe.
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Examples of the legend
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if someone dies during an exam, all the other
students present pass.
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Jf a umversny burns down or is desvoyed
otherwwse, an current students immechacely
graduate with a Bache‘ur‘s deqree.
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A studem who gets hu by a campus shunle bus
wHI receive free mmon “
The mos: common version of nus story Is that If a
student‘s roommate commils suicide, me suvang
student wu! be awarded straight A‘s for that
semesterv ª““ This version provides the premise for
(he hlms Dead Man on Campus and The- Curve, a5
weu as episodes of several telewsian series.-’4“5‘
In ms book Cursesl Broiled Again}, urban legend
expen Jan Harem Brunvand invesugaled the claim
receive slraíghl As (or that semesterv He cou‘d not
th' I end andmrulea \ lo - Ignore this for a bit
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    • Wtfff, ur supposed to post anime tiddys not pain!
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    • I was told you got free tuition if you found that your roommate had committed suicide.
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    • Funny thing: when I was a sophomore in high school a senior died of a car crash like 3 weeks before senior finals and they all got exempt from all finals. Take that for what you will.
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    • :(
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