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Re: New associate banter

Postby ragelion » Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:25 am

He seems like a happy dood.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby quakeroats » Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:29 am

Anastasia Dee Dualla wrote:
quakeroats wrote:
Fresh Prince wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Would it be a mistake to wear a really nice watch to the office as a first year? (Think cartier, panerai, etc.)


No.


Neither of those are particularly nice, so knock yourself out.


Sometimes, you are insufferable.


It's true, but what I said is correct. This is a nice watch:

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Re: New associate banter

Postby ragelion » Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:33 am

Solid post.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby thesealocust » Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:03 am

A+ would read again

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Re: New associate banter

Postby El Pollito » Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:59 am

Is there any way to disengage the aspie or is this thread now ruined?

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Re: New associate banter

Postby Old Gregg » Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:24 pm

Post aspie bait in another thread and hope he gets distracted.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby desertlaw » Sun Oct 20, 2013 11:05 pm

Start work a week from tomorrow. Any things that I should be doing (other than strippers, cocaine, etc) in my final week of freedom?

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Re: New associate banter

Postby thesealocust » Sun Oct 20, 2013 11:21 pm

Prepare to win the victory over yourself. Prepare to learn to love big brother.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby quakeroats » Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:02 am

thesealocust wrote:Prepare to win the victory over yourself. Prepare to learn to love big brother.


Why so negative?

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Re: New associate banter

Postby thesealocust » Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:26 am

quakeroats wrote:
thesealocust wrote:Prepare to win the victory over yourself. Prepare to learn to love big brother.


Why so negative?


Billables are strength. Doc review is peace.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby quakeroats » Mon Oct 21, 2013 1:08 pm

thesealocust wrote:
quakeroats wrote:
thesealocust wrote:Prepare to win the victory over yourself. Prepare to learn to love big brother.


Why so negative?


Billables are strength. Doc review is peace.


If the experience never got more interesting than first-year bullshit, the business model would look a lot different. Big law is mostly hierarchal but not entirely so. That is, there are second years that run deals and fourth years that still do commodity work. The sooner you distinguish yourself, the less mindless nonsense you'll have on your plate.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby Old Gregg » Mon Oct 21, 2013 1:14 pm

quakeroats wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
quakeroats wrote:
thesealocust wrote:Prepare to win the victory over yourself. Prepare to learn to love big brother.


Why so negative?


Billables are strength. Doc review is peace.


If the experience never got more interesting than first-year bullshit, the business model would look a lot different. Big law is mostly hierarchal but not entirely so. That is, there are second years that run deals and fourth years that still do commodity work. The sooner you distinguish yourself, the less mindless nonsense you'll have on your plate.


Thanks for the advice. But what I really want to know more about is whether I should be a Patek for work? This partner has been egging me out about my TTT Baum & Mercier.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby thesealocust » Mon Oct 21, 2013 1:21 pm

quakeroats wrote:If the experience never got more interesting than first-year bullshit, the business model would look a lot different. Big law is mostly hierarchal but not entirely so. That is, there are second years that run deals and fourth years that still do commodity work. The sooner you distinguish yourself, the less mindless nonsense you'll have on your plate.


Oh my God you are back and you are so... so... you still.

But thanks for breaking down how big law works for me, those incredible insights will serve me well. I'll just get back to all of my doc review now! Sooo many documents to review LOL LITIGATION LOL maybe one day I'll just doc review my little heart out and get to write a section of a brief :D

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Re: New associate banter

Postby quakeroats » Mon Oct 21, 2013 1:25 pm

zweitbester wrote:
quakeroats wrote:
quakeroats wrote:
thesealocust wrote:Prepare to win the victory over yourself. Prepare to learn to love big brother.


Why so negative?




If the experience never got more interesting than first-year bullshit, the business model would look a lot different. Big law is mostly hierarchal but not entirely so. That is, there are second years that run deals and fourth years that still do commodity work. The sooner you distinguish yourself, the less mindless nonsense you'll have on your plate.


Thanks for the advice. But what I really want to know more about is whether I should be a Patek for work? This partner has been egging me out about my TTT Baum & Mercier.


You should wait until Apple or someone else makes a watch that functions as more than wearable art.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby romothesavior » Mon Oct 21, 2013 1:29 pm

And you should stop derailing this thread with your bullshit. There are plenty of other places to talk about watches.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby quakeroats » Mon Oct 21, 2013 1:53 pm

thesealocust wrote:
quakeroats wrote:If the experience never got more interesting than first-year bullshit, the business model would look a lot different. Big law is mostly hierarchal but not entirely so. That is, there are second years that run deals and fourth years that still do commodity work. The sooner you distinguish yourself, the less mindless nonsense you'll have on your plate.


Oh my God you are back and you are so... so... you still.

But thanks for breaking down how big law works for me, those incredible insights will serve me well. I'll just get back to all of my doc review now! Sooo many documents to review LOL LITIGATION LOL maybe one day I'll just doc review my little heart out and get to write a section of a brief :D


Since you brought it up, if you wanted interesting work early, you probably shouldn't be in litigation--n.b., I've made the case for niche transactional/regulatory groups in New York several times. If you're sick of commodity work, maybe it's time to think about a transition.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby El Pollito » Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:29 pm

quakeroats wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
quakeroats wrote:If the experience never got more interesting than first-year bullshit, the business model would look a lot different. Big law is mostly hierarchal but not entirely so. That is, there are second years that run deals and fourth years that still do commodity work. The sooner you distinguish yourself, the less mindless nonsense you'll have on your plate.


Oh my God you are back and you are so... so... you still.

But thanks for breaking down how big law works for me, those incredible insights will serve me well. I'll just get back to all of my doc review now! Sooo many documents to review LOL LITIGATION LOL maybe one day I'll just doc review my little heart out and get to write a section of a brief :D


Since you brought it up, if you wanted interesting work early, you probably shouldn't be in litigation--n.b., I've made the case for niche transactional/regulatory groups in New York several times. If you're sick of commodity work, maybe it's time to think about a transition.

Austism Society wrote:Children with Asperger's Disorder may not understand the subtleties of language, such as irony and humor, or they may not understand the give-and-take nature of a conversation

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Re: New associate banter

Postby thesealocust » Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:57 pm

El Pollito wrote:
quakeroats wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
quakeroats wrote:If the experience never got more interesting than first-year bullshit, the business model would look a lot different. Big law is mostly hierarchal but not entirely so. That is, there are second years that run deals and fourth years that still do commodity work. The sooner you distinguish yourself, the less mindless nonsense you'll have on your plate.


Oh my God you are back and you are so... so... you still.

But thanks for breaking down how big law works for me, those incredible insights will serve me well. I'll just get back to all of my doc review now! Sooo many documents to review LOL LITIGATION LOL maybe one day I'll just doc review my little heart out and get to write a section of a brief :D


Since you brought it up, if you wanted interesting work early, you probably shouldn't be in litigation--n.b., I've made the case for niche transactional/regulatory groups in New York several times. If you're sick of commodity work, maybe it's time to think about a transition.

Austism Society wrote:Children with Asperger's Disorder may not understand the subtleties of language, such as irony and humor, or they may not understand the give-and-take nature of a conversation


^ this is my favorite post on TLS, bar none.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby thesealocust » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:00 pm

And to ignore the forest and focus laser like on an irrelevant tree: you're looking for the word/concept "commoditized." If you refer to it as commodity work, people are going to assume you're talking about CFTC regulatory work or something :lol:

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Re: New associate banter

Postby Old Gregg » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:18 pm

thesealocust wrote:And to ignore the forest and focus laser like on an irrelevant tree: you're looking for the word/concept "commoditized." If you refer to it as commodity work, people are going to assume you're talking about CFTC regulatory work or something :lol:


That would require him to assume that we're 0Ls or some shit.

Quaker Oafs--broseph. we be graduated and associates and shit. thats y we post here.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:26 pm

It was a nice 38 pages while it lasted.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby quakeroats » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:44 pm

thesealocust wrote:And to ignore the forest and focus laser like on an irrelevant tree: you're looking for the word/concept "commoditized." If you refer to it as commodity work, people are going to assume you're talking about CFTC regulatory work or something :lol:


I'll assume by your silence that the point got through.

And btw:

Commodity- 4. a good or service whose wide availability typically leads to smaller profit margins and diminishes the importance of factors (as brand name) other than price.
http://i.word.com/idictionary/Commodity

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Re: New associate banter

Postby beach_terror » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:44 pm

dixiecupdrinking wrote:It was a nice 38 pages while it lasted.

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Re: New associate banter

Postby Old Gregg » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:49 pm

holy fuckkk

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Re: New associate banter

Postby thesealocust » Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:07 pm

Somebody take this one please? This is a slow pitch right across the plate.




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