Bluebook, which one to buy

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Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby trickydicky » Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:42 am

For those people out there that use the bluebook, can you please give me some insight.

My school requires us to use the bluebook for the write on part of the law review contest (grades take forever and even though I am number one I dont want to risk a dive)

I have no idea how to use the bluebook. We use strictly alwd at my school.

Do some of the books have more examples of how to cite than others.

Any information is appreciate along with links to the best ones to use!! Thanks!!!

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:22 pm

trickydicky wrote:For those people out there that use the bluebook, can you please give me some insight.

My school requires us to use the bluebook for the write on part of the law review contest (grades take forever and even though I am number one I dont want to risk a dive)

I have no idea how to use the bluebook. We use strictly alwd at my school.

Do some of the books have more examples of how to cite than others.

Any information is appreciate along with links to the best ones to use!! Thanks!!!

There is only one.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby Anonymous Loser » Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:25 pm

I find the online version much more user-friendly than the print version.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Wed Apr 21, 2010 7:00 pm

Anonymous Loser wrote:I find the online version much more user-friendly than the print version.

There's a print version?

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby trickydicky » Wed Apr 21, 2010 7:12 pm

cool, i heard someone saying that there was another version that was bluebook with training wheels...

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby Renzo » Wed Apr 21, 2010 7:12 pm

I have online and print, and I recommend you buy:

1) both
2) only print
3) online only

in that order.

The online is nice because I don't have to leave my keyboard to look stuff up if I know what I'm looking for (preferred reporters, mandatory abbreviations, etc.), but it's much faster (at least for me) to tab the sections and read the physical book if I'm looking for something I don't know/remember.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby patrickd139 » Thu Apr 22, 2010 1:52 pm

Online is advantageous, only because Bluebook's editors are incapable of creating a topic index that's worth two shits. That's right. You know who you are. :evil:

Word search, ftw.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby cutiewiddlebebe » Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:14 pm

What are yous guys talkin' about? Sounds important. Link?

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby patrickd139 » Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:31 pm

cutiewiddlebebe wrote:What are yous guys talkin' about? Sounds important. Link?

You'll understand when you're older. :wink:

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Thu Apr 22, 2010 4:50 pm

patrickd139 wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:What are yous guys talkin' about? Sounds important. Link?

You'll understand when you're older. :wink:

I think it's about time to sit her down for the talk.

Bluebook is to law school as sex is to puberty.

First you read about it, then you ask your friends. When you try it, you suck. Damning your embarrassment, you continue and become proficient, then you graduate (married) and you only do it once in a while. In the end, your wife (employer) hires someone younger to do it for you.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby patrickd139 » Thu Apr 22, 2010 6:05 pm

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:What are yous guys talkin' about? Sounds important. Link?

You'll understand when you're older. :wink:

I think it's about time to sit her down for the talk.

Bluebook is to law school as sex is to puberty.

First you read about it, then you ask your friends. When you try it, you suck. Damning your embarrassment, you continue and become proficient, then you graduate (married) and you only do it once in a while. In the end, your wife (employer) hires someone younger to do it for you.

179 :lol:

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby cutiewiddlebebe » Thu Apr 22, 2010 6:14 pm

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:What are yous guys talkin' about? Sounds important. Link?

You'll understand when you're older. :wink:

I think it's about time to sit her down for the talk.

Bluebook is to law school as sex is to puberty.

First you read about it, then you ask your friends. When you try it, you suck. Damning your embarrassment, you continue and become proficient, then you graduate (married) and you only do it once in a while. In the end, your wife (employer) hires someone younger to do it for you.

Cut the crap and tell me what the Bluebook is.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby Anonymous Loser » Thu Apr 22, 2010 6:19 pm

cutiewiddlebebe wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:What are yous guys talkin' about? Sounds important. Link?

You'll understand when you're older. :wink:

I think it's about time to sit her down for the talk.

Bluebook is to law school as sex is to puberty.

First you read about it, then you ask your friends. When you try it, you suck. Damning your embarrassment, you continue and become proficient, then you graduate (married) and you only do it once in a while. In the end, your wife (employer) hires someone younger to do it for you.

Cut the crap and tell me what the Bluebook is.

Bluebook

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:32 pm

patrickd139 wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:What are yous guys talkin' about? Sounds important. Link?

You'll understand when you're older. :wink:

I think it's about time to sit her down for the talk.

Bluebook is to law school as sex is to puberty.

First you read about it, then you ask your friends. When you try it, you suck. Damning your embarrassment, you continue and become proficient, then you graduate (married) and you only do it once in a while. In the end, your wife (employer) hires someone younger to do it for you.

179 :lol:

Bitch, I want my other point!

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:33 pm

cutiewiddlebebe wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:What are yous guys talkin' about? Sounds important. Link?

You'll understand when you're older. :wink:

I think it's about time to sit her down for the talk.

Bluebook is to law school as sex is to puberty.

First you read about it, then you ask your friends. When you try it, you suck. Damning your embarrassment, you continue and become proficient, then you graduate (married) and you only do it once in a while. In the end, your wife (employer) hires someone younger to do it for you.

Cut the crap and tell me what the Bluebook is.

Stop acting entitled in the forum for law school students.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby Renzo » Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:52 pm

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:Cut the crap and tell me what the Bluebook is.

[strike]Stop acting entitled in the forum for law school students[/strike] 0L GTFO!.

fixt

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:09 pm

Renzo wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:Cut the crap and tell me what the Bluebook is.

[strike]Stop acting entitled in the forum for law school students[/strike] 0L GTFO!.

fixt

That didn't work with us and it won't work with them.

0Ls are worse than locusts.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby cutiewiddlebebe » Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:44 am

Since everyone is a jerk, I took time out of my busy day to research the topic.

It turns out that the 19th Edition of the Bluebook comes out on June 1st. Thus, OP, to answer your question:

1. You should wait until June 1st to buy your copy of the Bluebook, if at all possible.
2. Your "Bluebook with Training Wheels": Understanding and Mastering The Bluebook

I'm out.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby patrickd139 » Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:16 am

cutiewiddlebebe wrote:Since everyone is a jerk, I took time out of my busy day to research the topic.

It turns out that the 19th Edition of the Bluebook comes out on June 1st. Thus, OP, to answer your question:

1. You should wait until June 1st to buy your copy of the Bluebook, if at all possible.
2. Your "Bluebook with Training Wheels": Understanding and Mastering The Bluebook

I'm out.

LOL at 0Ls giving advice on the Forum for Law School Students.
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Also, this...
Renzo wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:Cut the crap and tell me what the Bluebook is.

[strike]Stop acting entitled in the forum for law school students[/strike] 0L GTFO!.

fixt

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby sjsteece » Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:26 am

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:What are yous guys talkin' about? Sounds important. Link?

You'll understand when you're older. :wink:

I think it's about time to sit her down for the talk.

Bluebook is to law school as sex is to puberty.

First you read about it, then you ask your friends. When you try it, you suck. Damning your embarrassment, you continue and become proficient, then you graduate (married) and you only do it once in a while. In the end, your wife (employer) hires someone younger to do it for you.


Nice. First time a message board has made me laugh out loud, in fact.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby cutiewiddlebebe » Fri Apr 23, 2010 12:39 pm

sjsteece wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:What are yous guys talkin' about? Sounds important. Link?

You'll understand when you're older. :wink:

I think it's about time to sit her down for the talk.

Bluebook is to law school as sex is to puberty.

First you read about it, then you ask your friends. When you try it, you suck. Damning your embarrassment, you continue and become proficient, then you graduate (married) and you only do it once in a while. In the end, your wife (employer) hires someone younger to do it for you.


Nice. First time a message board has made me laugh out loud, in fact.

You have low comedic standards. Not surprising, given that you are from the Midwest. Should I talk slower?

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby cutiewiddlebebe » Fri Apr 23, 2010 12:40 pm

patrickd139 wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:Since everyone is a jerk, I took time out of my busy day to research the topic.

It turns out that the 19th Edition of the Bluebook comes out on June 1st. Thus, OP, to answer your question:

1. You should wait until June 1st to buy your copy of the Bluebook, if at all possible.
2. Your "Bluebook with Training Wheels": Understanding and Mastering The Bluebook

I'm out.

LOL at 0Ls giving advice on the Forum for Law School Students.
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Also, this...
Renzo wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
cutiewiddlebebe wrote:Cut the crap and tell me what the Bluebook is.

[strike]Stop acting entitled in the forum for law school students[/strike] 0L GTFO!.

fixt

In point of fact, I provided, as a OL, more useful information to the topic at hand than anyone else in this thread. Go fuck ya self.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby Renzo » Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:12 pm

cutiewiddlebebe wrote:In point of fact, I provided, as a OL, more useful information to the topic at hand than anyone else in this thread. Go fuck ya self.

How the fuck would you be able to judge this?

Please, tell me: how much has the bluebook changed over the last, say, 5 editions to make it worth waiting for the new one? And what is the advantage of the 'training wheels' Bluebook for someone who knows ALWD? How different are AWLD and Bluebook, anyways?

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby Anonymous Loser » Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:20 pm

Bluebook Online Subscription wrote:All 18th edition online subscriptions will be automatically upgraded to the 19th edition.

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Re: Bluebook, which one to buy

Postby presh » Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:40 pm

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