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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby mallard » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:07 am

eddietx12 wrote:Well, the self-proclaimed 'blasian' needs to understand that she will never ever know what she truly deserves on an equal-playing field.

She isn't playing the same roulette wheel as you or me. She's playing a tilted wheel where the odds are different. Must be nice.


Where did you end up transferring to?

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby acrossthelake » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:09 am

Meh, my odds are good enough that I don't really feel threatened by competition. :lol:

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby 20121109 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:09 am

eddietx12 wrote:Well, the self-proclaimed 'blasian' needs to understand that she will never ever know what she truly deserves on an equal-playing field.

She isn't playing the same roulette wheel as you or me. She's playing a tilted wheel where the odds are different. Must be nice.


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Dude, keep going. This is perfect! Just the entertainment I needed <3

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby Kohinoor » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:10 am

GAIAtheCHEERLEADER wrote:
acrossthelake wrote:
GAIAtheCHEERLEADER wrote:
What don't you understand about the fact that my stats were higher than quite a few non-URMs? But they got in because they earned it right? I only got in because I'm black.

I get it now. Thanks for showing me the way.


FWIW, Gaia, I think you would've gotten in as a non-URM. Also, every time you've replied to my posts on TLS you've been super sweet. HLS is lucky to have you. :)


You're so sweet :)

But let's not clog up this thread with kindness. Racist, unfounded hostility FTW!!
His rage is so rich and delicious.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby dubsky » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:10 am

There is no such thing as an even playing field. You just want life to be unfair to your advantage and you come here bitching when it isn't. Suck it up, princess.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby Bildungsroman » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:10 am

This guy's just bitter because he goes to UT and can't get over the fact that they are not T14.

eddietx12 wrote:I'm sick and tired of this baloney of T14. The University of Texas is an amazing school which is right up there with Georgetown.


eddietx12 wrote:Is Texas considered to be equivalent to Georgetown overall? I am at Texas currently, and the consensus here is that we are on par with Georgetown.


eddietx12 wrote:Anyone here HATE their current environment? I'm miserable at a school where everybody is from in-state, there are a ridiculous number of very young children (21-22), and its just high school all over again.


eddietx12 wrote:I have a bad habit of not cleaning up after my dog


That last one's a goodie, where he lets his dog constantly shit outside his neighbor's window without cleaning it up and then gets pissed when the neighbor retaliates by smearing dog crap on his door.

I guess he's retaliating against the T14 that rejected him by metaphorically smearing shit all over its door.

tl;dr version: Go fuck yourself eddietx12. Nobody will ever love you.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby Tautology » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:11 am

eddietx12 wrote:Well, the self-proclaimed 'blasian' needs to understand that she will never ever know what she truly deserves on an equal-playing field.

She isn't playing the same roulette wheel as you or me. She's playing a tilted wheel with 10 numbers where the odds are different. Must be nice. Nice payoffs. Wish I had access to a tilted table.


That's it . . . what things are like for white people is the standard by which everyone else should be judged and obviously white people have it harder than everyone else.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby BlueCivic » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:12 am

mallard wrote:This OP may be the best poster in the history of TLS. Just read his post history to see what I mean. Weird mishmosh of hating Texas and wanting to transfer and putting down other schools.


Serious question here. Is it possible that the OP is the first documented person to be literally driven insane by US News rankings? There seems to be an inferiority complex with respect to Texas not being in the T-14, which is a US News generated construct. This appears to be generating the antisocial behavior on the internet here. It might be an interesting subject for a psychology thesis.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby eddietx12 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:13 am

And the table-tilt will continue for hiring as well.

The labor market is segregated into regular laborers, and laborers with an asterix.

AA is a horrible system where every beneficiary of AA will always have an asterix next to their name, much like Barry Bonds.

Only in the case of the self-proclaimed 'blasian', her string of 166s and a 172 is an average of 168, a score which is fine with her GPA for BoalTTT, but def. not for "Harvard"

Elite schools don't look at 166, 166, 172 and then say - oh yeah, this kid's a 172 LSAT. They're not stupid. They looked at her minority status and tilted the whole table in this individual's favor.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby 20121109 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:14 am

eddietx12 wrote:And the table-tilt will continue for hiring as well.

The labor market is segregated into regular laborers, and laborers with an asterix.

AA is a horrible system where every beneficiary of AA will always have an asterix next to their name, much like Barry Bonds.

Only in the case of the self-proclaimed 'blasian', her string of 166s and a 172 is an average of 168, a score which is fine with her GPA for BoalTTT, but def. not for "Harvard"

Elite schools don't look at 166, 166, 172 and then say - oh yeah, this kid's a 172 LSAT. They're not stupid. They looked at her minority status and tilted the whole table in this individual's favor.


Kohinoor was right. Your rage is delicious.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby Kohinoor » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:15 am

BlueCivic wrote:
mallard wrote:This OP may be the best poster in the history of TLS. Just read his post history to see what I mean. Weird mishmosh of hating Texas and wanting to transfer and putting down other schools.


Serious question here. Is it possible that the OP is the first documented person to be literally driven insane by US News rankings? There seems to be an inferiority complex with respect to Texas not being in the T-14, which is a US News generated construct. This appears to be generating the antisocial behavior on the internet here. It might be an interesting subject for a psychology thesis.

Seriously, reading his posts over 1L-3L year is like a 5 minute documentary of a man being broken by the world.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby mallard » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:15 am

eddietx12 wrote:And the table-tilt will continue for hiring as well.

The labor market is segregated into regular laborers, and laborers with an asterix.

AA is a horrible system where every beneficiary of AA will always have an asterix next to their name, much like Barry Bonds.

Only in the case of the self-proclaimed 'blasian', her string of 166s and a 172 is an average of 168, a score which is fine with her GPA for BoalTTT, but def. not for "Harvard"

Elite schools don't look at 166, 166, 172 and then say - oh yeah, this kid's a 172 LSAT. They're not stupid. They looked at her minority status and tilted the whole table in this individual's favor.


LOL. Why do you put scare quotes around Harvard? It's not a segregated campus.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby Bildungsroman » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:17 am

Eddietx12, I have some serious problems with affirmative action, but you are such a personally vindictive douchasaurus that I find myself being persuaded away from that viewpoint by the sheer frustration I have with your petulant whining.

Also, I am frustrated that I am not sure how this thread moved from discussing Boalt's ranking to discussing affirmative action so quickly.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby 20121109 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:18 am

Hey Eddie!!!

I know a guy who got into Harvard with a 164, 168, 171. GPA 3.94. White dude...

What do you think titled the table in his favor? Suggestions?

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby eddietx12 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:18 am

USNWR matters for employment. I am very concerned with having to compete on the SAME ROULETTE table with one set of gamblers who are playing different odds, and making my odds worse.

This is like putting hard earned money (time) into a casino (the labor market), where the payoffs are skewed in favor of one group of people, AT THE EXPENSE of hard working suckers like me.

This is how I get punished? For what?! Why should she be permitted to smile and take her mug at "Harvard Law," where some of the greatest minds have passed? What has she done to belong there other than "be" of a certain category, what skill does that take?

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby Tautology » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:18 am

GAIAtheCHEERLEADER wrote:Hey Eddie!!!

I know a guy who got into Harvard with a 164, 168, 171. GPA 3.94. White dude...

What do you think titled the table in his favor? Suggestions?


NO WAI GAIA WHITE PEOPLE HAVE IT SO TOUGH!!!

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby eddietx12 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:19 am

GAIAtheCHEERLEADER wrote:Hey Eddie!!!

I know a guy who got into Harvard with a 164, 168, 171. GPA 3.94. White dude...

What do you think titled the table in his favor? Suggestions?

Most non-URM people with those kinds of stats get rejected than accepted by HLS, he was in the super-minority for non URM, compared with you - someone who was assured admittance based on an attribute she made no contribution to.
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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby acrossthelake » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:20 am

Bildungsroman wrote:Eddietx12, I have some serious problems with affirmative action, but you are such a personally vindictive douchasaurus that I find myself being persuaded away from that viewpoint by the sheer frustration I have with your petulant whining.

Also, I am frustrated that I am not sure how this thread moved from discussing Boalt's ranking to discussing affirmative action so quickly.


Gaia participated and he picked on her cuz she's blasian, even though her numbers are totally legit for admissions without an affirmative action bump.

I'm not a huge fan of affirmative action either just because of the research I've read about its effectiveness, but I like to think about it in a general sense, not for individuals.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby Kohinoor » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:21 am

eddietx12 wrote:USNWR matters for employment. I am very concerned with having to compete on the SAME ROULETTE table with one set of gamblers who are playing different odds, and making my odds worse.

This is like putting hard earned money (time) into a casino (the labor market), where the payoffs are skewed in favor of one group of people, AT THE EXPENSE of hard working suckers like me.

This is how I get punished? For what?! Why should she be permitted to smile and take her mug at "Harvard Law," where some of the greatest minds have passed? What has she done to belong there other than "be" of a certain category, what skill does that take?

Did... OCI not go well?

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby Quadrangulum » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:21 am

It's a shame people like you exist.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby mallard » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:21 am

eddietx12 wrote:USNWR matters for employment. I am very concerned with having to compete on the SAME ROULETTE table with one set of gamblers who are playing different odds, and making my odds worse.

This is like putting hard earned money (time) into a casino (the labor market), where the payoffs are skewed in favor of one group of people, AT THE EXPENSE of hard working suckers like me.

This is how I get punished? For what?! Why should she be permitted to smile and take her mug at "Harvard Law," where some of the greatest minds have passed? What has she done to belong there other than "be" of a certain category, what skill does that take?


lol. Basically everything about this post is wrong.

(1) You're not betting against other people.
(2) People who trumpet their hard work are usually kind of dumb.
(3) You're not being punished. There's a decent argument about rights and compelling interests and balancing interests and everything, but you're not making it coherently.
(4) Anyone can get their picture taken at Harvard Law. Asian tourists do it all the time.
(5) Very few of "the greatest minds" have passed through Harvard law.
(6) It still takes skill to get the numbers to get into HLS, and this particular poster went above and beyond that.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby mallard » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:22 am

Kohinoor wrote:
eddietx12 wrote:USNWR matters for employment. I am very concerned with having to compete on the SAME ROULETTE table with one set of gamblers who are playing different odds, and making my odds worse.

This is like putting hard earned money (time) into a casino (the labor market), where the payoffs are skewed in favor of one group of people, AT THE EXPENSE of hard working suckers like me.

This is how I get punished? For what?! Why should she be permitted to smile and take her mug at "Harvard Law," where some of the greatest minds have passed? What has she done to belong there other than "be" of a certain category, what skill does that take?

Did... OCI not go well?


Seriously, this is why people should not go to law school.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby Tautology » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:23 am

mallard wrote:
Kohinoor wrote:
eddietx12 wrote:USNWR matters for employment. I am very concerned with having to compete on the SAME ROULETTE table with one set of gamblers who are playing different odds, and making my odds worse.

This is like putting hard earned money (time) into a casino (the labor market), where the payoffs are skewed in favor of one group of people, AT THE EXPENSE of hard working suckers like me.

This is how I get punished? For what?! Why should she be permitted to smile and take her mug at "Harvard Law," where some of the greatest minds have passed? What has she done to belong there other than "be" of a certain category, what skill does that take?

Did... OCI not go well?


Seriously, this is why people should not go to law school.


You mean this is why white people shouldn't go to law school!

I'm white (and sarcastic) in case anyone cares.
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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby 20121109 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:23 am

eddietx12 wrote:USNWR matters for employment. I am very concerned with having to compete on the SAME ROULETTE table with one set of gamblers who are playing different odds, and making my odds worse.

This is like putting hard earned money (time) into a casino (the labor market), where the payoffs are skewed in favor of one group of people, AT THE EXPENSE of hard working suckers like me.

This is how I get punished? For what?! Why should she be permitted to smile and take her mug at "Harvard Law," where some of the greatest minds have passed? What has she done to belong there other than "be" of a certain category, what skill does that take?


A 172 LSAT and 3.91 GPA requires no hard work, huh?

My name is Gaia. I only got into Harvard because I'm black. My stats that are evidently higher than quite a few non-URMs on LSN mean ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!!!!!!!!!!!

How do I sleep at night? Oh yeah...with my HLS admit binder by my bedside.

I'm usually not this arrogant, but I can't help but be a scathing bitch when someone tries to devalue all the hard work I put in. I missed summer vacations to take classes and studied for the LSAT for over a year. GET THE FUCK OUT WITH THIS RACIST BULLSHIT.

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Re: Boalt ranking justified?

Postby acrossthelake » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:24 am

mallard wrote:
eddietx12 wrote:USNWR matters for employment. I am very concerned with having to compete on the SAME ROULETTE table with one set of gamblers who are playing different odds, and making my odds worse.

This is like putting hard earned money (time) into a casino (the labor market), where the payoffs are skewed in favor of one group of people, AT THE EXPENSE of hard working suckers like me.

This is how I get punished? For what?! Why should she be permitted to smile and take her mug at "Harvard Law," where some of the greatest minds have passed? What has she done to belong there other than "be" of a certain category, what skill does that take?


lol. Basically everything about this post is wrong.

(1) You're not betting against other people.
(2) People who trumpet their hard work are usually kind of dumb.
(3) You're not being punished. There's a decent argument about rights and compelling interests and balancing interests and everything, but you're not making it coherently.
(4) Anyone can get their picture taken at Harvard Law. Asian tourists do it all the time.
(5) Very few of "the greatest minds" have passed through Harvard law.
(6) It still takes skill to get the numbers to get into HLS, and this particular poster went above and beyond that.


Bahahahaha this is so true. So many Asian tourists at Harvard in general. One of my best friends lived in Hollis her freshman year and she said people on the first floor had to keep their blinds down at all time lest a random tourist try to take a picture of them.
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