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0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby 20160810 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 4:10 am

You're starting law school in the fall, and you have questions. That's fine. But this forum is for CURRENT LAW STUDENTS. During the summer it always clogs up with 0L threads like "Should I read E&Es standing on my head or whilst listening to Yanni?"

So you've still got a question you're burning to have answered?

Read this thread: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=26949 Someone has probably already asked it.

Not in there? Read it again. It probably is. Still need an answer? USE THE SEARCH FUNCTION BECAUSE YOUR QUESTION HAS ALREADY BEEN ASKED.

What I'm trying to get at is that this really, really isn't the place to post 0L questions. Pretty much the rest of TLS is your place. Come back here once you've started school. If there's something you're absolutely burning to ask, then post it. You won't be banned, but the mods might lock your thread if we feel like you ignored this warning and posted without searching.

Finally, here's the only advice you really need the summer before law school: Go have some fun.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby Cavalier » Wed Jun 16, 2010 4:30 am

You never answered the question: should I read E&Es standing on my head or whilst listening to Yanni?

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Wed Jun 16, 2010 4:45 am

This is sorta worthless.

The 0L's next year aren't going to search "should I post in the 'forum for law students?'" and most this year aren't going to pay attention to your 345 am warning.

The most you can really hope for is the "0L disclaimer" catching on.

PS...0L disclaimer.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby yinz » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:38 am

SoftBoiledLife wrote:
Finally, here's the only advice you really need the summer before law school: Go have some fun.


I think the link is broken on the "Go have some fun" line. Can you reup the link so I can see what that means.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby 20160810 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 1:00 pm

Kobe_Teeth wrote:This is sorta worthless


See you next week.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby TTT-LS » Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:13 pm

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby thesealocust » Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:14 pm

edit: n/m
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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Thu Jun 17, 2010 3:56 pm

thesealocust wrote:
TTT-LS wrote:
SoftBoiledLife wrote:
Kobe_Teeth wrote:This is sorta worthless


See you next week.

YES. Finally some frontier justice here in the Forum for Law School Students. I hope this enforcement trend keeps up.


+1

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby LjakW » Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:00 pm

Why are you all so hostile? Kobe did have a valid point to make. Why applaud a cop gone rogue?

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:04 pm

LjakW wrote:Why are you all so hostile? Kobe did have a valid point to make. Why applaud a cop gone rogue?

You'll understand after 1L.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby 20160810 » Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:08 pm

LjakW wrote:Why are you all so hostile? Kobe did have a valid point to make. Why applaud a cop gone rogue?


Because the internet isn't a democracy.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby LjakW » Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:10 pm

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
LjakW wrote:Why are you all so hostile? Kobe did have a valid point to make. Why applaud a cop gone rogue?

You'll understand after 1L.

I have finished 1L. Since I've been on TLS longer than anyone on this thread, perhaps you can explain it to me...
I'm not complaining about the underlying policy of the 0L rule, just the wisdom of banning Kobe here.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:21 pm

LjakW wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
LjakW wrote:Why are you all so hostile? Kobe did have a valid point to make. Why applaud a cop gone rogue?

You'll understand after 1L.

I have finished 1L. Since I've been on TLS longer than anyone on this thread, perhaps you can explain it to me...
I'm not complaining about the underlying policy of the 0L rule, just the wisdom of banning Kobe here.

It's only a week-long ban. I think the point is to make an example so other 0Ls know that the rule isn't just a paper tiger.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby lbeezy » Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:22 pm

LjakW wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
LjakW wrote:Why are you all so hostile? Kobe did have a valid point to make. Why applaud a cop gone rogue?

You'll understand after 1L.

I have finished 1L. Since I've been on TLS longer than anyone on this thread, perhaps you can explain it to me...
I'm not complaining about the underlying policy of the 0L rule, just the wisdom of banning Kobe here.


I was going to say now you aren't but you joined four days before me. Dammit.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Wed Jun 23, 2010 1:25 pm

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
LjakW wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
LjakW wrote:Why are you all so hostile? Kobe did have a valid point to make. Why applaud a cop gone rogue?

You'll understand after 1L.

I have finished 1L. Since I've been on TLS longer than anyone on this thread, perhaps you can explain it to me...
I'm not complaining about the underlying policy of the 0L rule, just the wisdom of banning Kobe here.

It's only a week-long ban. I think the point is to make an example so other 0Ls know that the rule isn't just a paper tiger.



Obviously the point got across...

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=121313
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=121347
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=73678
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=121125
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=121136
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=117094
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=120910
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=77649

I understand the rule, it makes sense but 0L's have a lot of questions and they want to talk to law students. Maybe the "Law School FAQ" thread needs a better description?

Maybe the "Forum for Law School Students" needs to sound less like a "topics 0L's are surely going to ask about the summer before they start school" (Study Tips, Dealing With Stress, Maintaining a Social Life, Financial Aid, Internships, Bar Exam, Careers in Law . . . )???

I'm not trying to sass, I'm just sayin.' Where 0L's should and shouldn't be posting the summer before school starts is rather unclear.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby CG614 » Wed Jun 23, 2010 1:31 pm

Easiest way to control this issue is to make it so people under a predetermined number of posts can't make a new thread (like 50, something low). I am on another board that does that and it is quite effective.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby solidsnake » Wed Jun 23, 2010 2:13 pm

CG614 wrote:Easiest way to control this issue is to make it so people under a predetermined number of posts can't make a new thread (like 50, something low). I am on another board that does that and it is quite effective.


+1 with the additional measure that TLS require all members to designate their class year. 0Ls, while being allowed to read any post within the Forum for Law Students/Transfers/Legal Employments areas, should not be allowed to post in these three forums regardless of their post count. The post count requirement is just there to disincent some 0L from creating a 1-3L/grad alt.

The absolute worst is when some 0L posts in the transfer forum asking members to "rate their chances" of a successful transfer to X school when they haven't even matriculated at law school yet.
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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby sundance95 » Wed Jun 23, 2010 2:15 pm

I'm a 0L. Should I use the search function to try and find answers to my questions before posting them? Any help is appreciated-thanks in advance!

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby 20160810 » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:25 pm

sundance95 wrote:I'm a 0L. Should I use the search function to try and find answers to my questions before posting them? Any help is appreciated-thanks in advance!


1.) Nice SA tar
2.) Yes
3.) If you search and cannot find, you are welcome to post here, but the "law school FAQ" section is where such queries should ideally be put.



Kobe, you're right that the situation is not clearly labeled enough. That's why I started this thread, to help clear the confusion up a bit, but perhaps relabeling the FAQ forum is a good idea.

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:27 pm

SoftBoiledLife wrote:
sundance95 wrote:I'm a 0L. Should I use the search function to try and find answers to my questions before posting them? Any help is appreciated-thanks in advance!


1.) Nice SA tar
2.) Yes
3.) If you search and cannot find, you are welcome to post here, but the "law school FAQ" section is where such queries should ideally be put.



Kobe, you're right that the situation is not clearly labeled enough. That's why I started this thread, to help clear the confusion up a bit, but perhaps relabeling the FAQ forum is a good idea.


"mod sass" - really?

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby Corsair » Mon Jun 28, 2010 2:14 pm

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Re: 0L? READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST IN THIS FORUM!

Postby 20160810 » Sun Aug 01, 2010 5:01 am

Going to unsticky this thread and let it drift into the night. I think that people have gotten the memo.




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