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66. The School Trip
Hanekawa: Wasn't it at the end of second year or thereabouts? that we went on
Araragi: Ah...don't want to remember that.
Hanekawa: Why not? I thought it was a fun trip, seeing old Kyoto.
Araragi: To those without friends, the school trip is nothing but a bed of nails. If your
Hanekawa: Araragi-kun, how did you make it through 6 days and 5 nights of
Araragi: And on that topic, Senjougahara didn't go, smart choice on her part.
Araragi: When your teacher doesn't get mad even when you haven't done your
Hanekawa: It's like they've got low expectations for you.
Araragi: Yeah, that.
Hanekawa: But in that case, you just have to rally yourself and try harder.
Araragi: They don't have low expectations of guys who can do that.
Hanekawa: Ah...I guess. But during middle school, there was a time that they didn't
Araragi: Huh? Why not?
Hanekawa: My homeroom teacher said "It's not right to interfere with your course
68. O-bento (Lunch)
Araragi: Come and listen to my mournful story.
Hachikuji: Though I'd like to pass on that if I could...
Araragi: It's an episode from second year high school, the time in my life where I
Hachikuji: At this point, I already want to cry.
Araragi: Not having friends was fine, but I didn't want to be thought of as a lonely
Hachikuji: What did you do?
Araragi: Had an early lunch.
Hachikuji: An early lunch?
Araragi: "I was hungry so I had my lunch earlier. I'm sorry I can't eat with all of you,
Hachikuji: What regrettable pride, huh?
Araragi: When I think that Senjougahara was probably bursting with laughter inside
Hachikuji: I'm crying inside, but roger that.
69. Studying for exams
Araragi: Studying for exams. That's precisely what I'm doing now. Though it's
Hanekawa: It's never to late to start anything, you know.
Araragi: Is that so...
Hanekawa: Yes. Araragi-kun, you've still got next year, and the year after that too.
Araragi: That's good advice, but Hanekawa, if you say that to me at this point in the
70. Enrollment by recommendation
Araragi: Gahara-san, you said that you're going to university by recommendation,
Senjougahara: A system where lack of knowledge of it on your part won't hinder
Araragi: Can't you even tell me what it is?
Senjougahara: Or rather, even I don't really know.
Araragi: And that's okay?