Poll: LSAT Potatoes - how many are enough?

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What potato is acceptable?

171
18
17%
172
13
13%
173
22
21%
174
13
13%
175
22
21%
176
3
3%
177
1
1%
178
3
3%
179
1
1%
180
7
7%
 
Total votes: 103

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Poll: LSAT Potatoes - how many are enough?

Postby MKC » Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:51 am

All right, all you RETAKE ED UVAers. What does TLS think is an acceptable LSAT? Given that the advice is almost inevitably retake, I'm curious where TLS draws the line. Feel free to weigh in. This should be fun(ny).

Update: Because TLSers hate the 99%, the poll has been updated to include only options of 171 or greater. Please vote again, assuming I didn't just fuck up the poll.

Update 2: Hopefully Mods will fix the poll soon, because potato.

Update 3: NR fixed the poll. All hail Mods. The poll has been completely reset, please vote again.
Last edited by MKC on Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:10 pm, edited 11 times in total.

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Welcome to TLS

Postby CaptainLeela » Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:57 am

Welcome to TLS

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby albusdumbledore » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:00 am

Depends on your grades obviously.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:04 am

Get this shit out of here please.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby Pneumonia » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:05 am

poll should be 170-180 instead of starting at 162.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby MKC » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:07 am

CaptainLeela wrote:Fuck odd numbers, clearly.


Only ten poll options. I opted for range over precision.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby Always Credited » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:09 am

in the lounge though?

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby chup » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:12 am

Always Credited wrote:in the lounge though?

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby NoodleyOne » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:44 am

Egregious anti-179 trolling.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby MKC » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:08 pm

chup wrote:
Always Credited wrote:in the lounge though?


Didn't want to put it in the on-topics since it wasn't really relevant to anything. Plus- I'm lazy, and didn't feel like thinking it through. Move it if you want Ginger. With all due respect.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby Danger Zone » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:11 pm

MarkinKansasCity wrote:This should be fun(ny).

:|

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby MKC » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:16 pm

Danger Zone wrote:
MarkinKansasCity wrote:This should be fun(ny).

:|


I was really hoping for more elitism here. Only 19% said retake unless 180? Come one TLS.

I will compute a weighted average tomorrow to declare an official TLS retake requirement.

regardless of what the answer is, the correct response is to ED UVA.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby dailygrind » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:29 pm

Aren't you accepting an offer somewhere, dude? Why do you even care anymore?

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby John_rizzy_rawls » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:37 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:Get this shit out of here please.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby JaviSTB » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:41 pm

John_rizzy_rawls wrote:
Mal Reynolds wrote:Get this shit out of here please.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby ragelion » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:49 pm

MarkinKansasCity wrote:
Danger Zone wrote:
MarkinKansasCity wrote:This should be fun(ny).

:|


I was really hoping for more elitism here. Only 19% said retake unless 180? Come one TLS.

I will compute a weighted average tomorrow to declare an official TLS retake requirement.

regardless of what the answer is, the correct response is to ED UVA.

How about you go and eat glass instead?

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby chup » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:52 pm

Yeah imma move this to ...not the Lounge.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby MKC » Sat Jun 15, 2013 11:11 am

With 55 votes, the TLS hivemind weighted average comes to 174.1, which means that TLS says if you aren't in the top 0.8%, you're not doing it right.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby TripTrip » Sat Jun 15, 2013 9:10 pm

MarkinKansasCity wrote:
CaptainLeela wrote:Fuck odd numbers, clearly.


Only ten poll options. I opted for range over precision.

You see that spread between 174 and 176? That's because the correct statistical answer is 175. That's the diminishing returns score.

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Re: Poll: At what point is retaking a waste of time?

Postby phillywc » Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:04 am

I would have voted 177 if that was an option.

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Re: Poll: When you shouldn't retake - Now with greater precision

Postby MKC » Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:08 am

The poll has been reset to ask for 171-180. Feel free to vote for odd numbers now.

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Re: Poll: LSAT Potatoes - how many are enough?

Postby MKC » Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:24 am

The weighted average hivemind consensus now stands at 173. Where the hell are the people that voted 180 on the last poll? And where's Noodley? Accusing me of blatant anti-179 trolling and then not voting for it when I change the poll. Bullshit.

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Re: Poll: LSAT Potatoes - how many are enough?

Postby bernaldiaz » Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:58 am

Anyone who voted for a 175 has clearly never gotten a 174.

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Re: Poll: LSAT Potatoes - how many are enough?

Postby Presidentjlh » Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:00 am

136

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Re: Poll: LSAT Potatoes - how many are enough?

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:26 am

bernaldiaz wrote:Anyone who voted for a 175 has clearly never gotten a 174.


you mad bro?



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