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TommyK
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Re: Have any of you

Postby TommyK » Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:23 pm

CMDantes wrote:Who uses 'francophone' in regular conversation anyway? You must have come off as someone trying really hard to impress.


+1000000000000

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Re: Have any of you

Postby kalvano » Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:34 pm

CMDantes wrote:Who uses 'francophone' in regular conversation anyway?



Habs fans. Which are even worse than pretentious law students.

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Re: Have any of you

Postby powerlawyer06 » Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:44 pm

TommyK wrote:
CMDantes wrote:Who uses 'francophone' in regular conversation anyway? You must have come off as someone trying really hard to impress.


+1000000000000


After this post I will stop trying to explain myself. If you don't like my comment then I am sorry.

The story was just a funny (apparently only to me) example of how even 2Ls at a T20 are fallible and are indeed not all as smart as we assume they are.

If you read my post we were talking about Haiti and the chaos that has gone on there since the earthquake. I used Francophone in the context of describing former French colonies. It is almost impossible to understand what is going on in Haiti now without examining the history of Haitian policies post French rule. I was not trying to impress, that is just how I speak.

My opinion remains that 90% of law students are extremely intelligent. However there are some who are not intelligent but are able to get through school by working extremely hard. Obviously my story alone does not prove this fact, but it is just my opinion. If you have any further questions or comments feel free to PM me.
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TommyK
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Re: Have any of you

Postby TommyK » Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:54 pm

powerlawyer06 wrote:
TommyK wrote:
CMDantes wrote:Who uses 'francophone' in regular conversation anyway? You must have come off as someone trying really hard to impress.


+1000000000000


After this post I will stop trying to explain myself. If you don't like my comment then I am sorry.

The story was just a funny (apparently only to me) example of how even 2Ls at a T20 are fallible and are indeed not all as smart as we assume they are.

If you read my post we were talking about Haiti and the chaos that has gone on there since the earthquake. I used Francophone in the context of describing former French colonies. It is almost impossible understand what is going on in Haiti now without examining the history of Haitian policies post French rule. I was not trying to impress, that is just how I speak.

My opinion remains that 90% of law students are extremely intelligent. However there are some who are not intelligent but are able to get through school by working extremely hard. Obviously my story alone does not prove this fact, but it is just my opinion. If you have any further questions or comments feel free to PM me.


Nobody said all top-tier law students were infallible. But using a word that isn't used in casual conversation and then coming to an Internet message board to make fun of that person makes you come off as an insufferable douche.

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Re: Have any of you

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:13 pm

powerlawyer06 wrote:I used Francophone in the context of describing former French colonies. It is almost impossible to understand what is going on in Haiti now without examining the history of Haitian policies post French rule. I was not trying to impress, that is just how I speak.


JIsaacSmith wrote:However, I have run into a few people who lack "street smarts" - aka COMMON SENSE. But, I guess there are people like this everywhere.


mths wrote:social skills are pretty funny


Powerlawyer: I think you'll fit in nicely with certain types of law students next year.

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Re: Have any of you

Postby Retiarius » Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:25 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Everyone seems smart, but it's hard to tell. So much of what people perceive as intelligence is just communication ability.


This is the most intelligent thing I've read all weekend.

And I spent the last 2 days reading a bunch of court cases, so that's really saying something.

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mths
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Re: Have any of you

Postby mths » Mon Mar 14, 2011 2:10 am

Retiarius wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Everyone seems smart, but it's hard to tell. So much of what people perceive as intelligence is just communication ability.


This is the most intelligent thing I've read all weekend.

And I spent the last 2 days reading a bunch of court cases, so that's really saying something.

I'd say that really depends on who was writing the opinion

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TheTopBloke
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Re: Have any of you

Postby TheTopBloke » Mon Mar 14, 2011 2:14 am

Wow you people are jaded!

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Re: Have any of you

Postby FalafelWaffle » Mon Mar 14, 2011 2:35 am

Frank phone? --ImageRemoved--

Funny cuz its not!




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