The write-on thread

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Geist13 » Thu May 19, 2011 11:01 am

After completing one citation (out of 25) in the bluebooking exercise I am ready to kill myself. It took 75 minutes and had 23 errors (that I caught). What the fuck is this shit?

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Borhas » Thu May 19, 2011 11:06 am

clearly, law review editors are sadists, perhaps it's best to not join them

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby kalvano » Thu May 19, 2011 1:15 pm

Geist13 wrote:After completing one citation (out of 25) in the bluebooking exercise I am ready to kill myself. It took 75 minutes and had 23 errors (that I caught). What the fuck is this shit?


What in the hell kind of citation?

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Geist13 » Thu May 19, 2011 3:24 pm

kalvano wrote:
Geist13 wrote:After completing one citation (out of 25) in the bluebooking exercise I am ready to kill myself. It took 75 minutes and had 23 errors (that I caught). What the fuck is this shit?


What in the hell kind of citation?


Nothing too fancy. Every little detail was wrong though (it's the same for numbers 2 and 3). Unless of course I have no idea what the hell I'm doing, which is a definite possibility. That or I wound up with a "trick" bluebook.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby weee » Thu May 19, 2011 5:07 pm

I definitely prefer doing the production test portion of mine, at least I can have a tv program in the background or something while doing it, unlike reading a packet and writing new material.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby kaiser » Thu May 19, 2011 5:13 pm

Packet is in. 1L is officially over. What the hell am I supposed to do now?

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby mths » Thu May 19, 2011 5:51 pm

1000 pages

thanks cornell

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby kaiser » Thu May 19, 2011 5:55 pm

mths wrote:1000 pages

thanks cornell


You're kidding me. They gave you 1000 pages of background materials!? How much time do you have for this competition?

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby mths » Thu May 19, 2011 5:56 pm

kaiser wrote:
mths wrote:1000 pages

thanks cornell


You're kidding me. They gave you 1000 pages of background materials!? How much time do you have for this competition?

10 days

this is the second day, I have not touched it

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby kaiser » Thu May 19, 2011 5:58 pm

mths wrote:
kaiser wrote:
mths wrote:1000 pages

thanks cornell


You're kidding me. They gave you 1000 pages of background materials!? How much time do you have for this competition?

10 days


Good lord, mine was 250 pages and it took me 2 days to read and piece together all the materials. It would take me the better part of a week to read that much. I can't understand how they expect you to get through it and come out with something coherent. Good luck.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby mths » Thu May 19, 2011 6:05 pm

kaiser wrote:
mths wrote:
kaiser wrote:
mths wrote:1000 pages

thanks cornell


You're kidding me. They gave you 1000 pages of background materials!? How much time do you have for this competition?

10 days


Good lord, mine was 250 pages and it took me 2 days to read and piece together all the materials. It would take me the better part of a week to read that much. I can't understand how they expect you to get through it and come out with something coherent. Good luck.

you're not expected to read all of it

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby goodolgil » Thu May 19, 2011 7:28 pm

Is a lot of it redacted at least?

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby TTH » Thu May 19, 2011 8:21 pm

20 hours, 38 minutes to go. Nowhere near done.

Sigh.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby weee » Thu May 19, 2011 8:55 pm

goodolgil wrote:Is a lot of it redacted at least?


I am so happy when I reach a page that has all but one or two sentences redacted

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby missinglink » Thu May 19, 2011 9:06 pm

kaiser wrote:Packet is in. 1L is officially over. What the hell am I supposed to do now?

Nothing. Absolutely nothing.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby moandersen » Thu May 19, 2011 9:21 pm

goal for this week was to read through the 400+ page packet. due to starting my SA job and being sick all week, i might have read 20? journals are overrated.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby IthacaIsWet » Thu May 19, 2011 9:24 pm

kaiser wrote:
mths wrote:
kaiser wrote:
mths wrote:1000 pages

thanks cornell


You're kidding me. They gave you 1000 pages of background materials!? How much time do you have for this competition?

10 days


Good lord, mine was 250 pages and it took me 2 days to read and piece together all the materials. It would take me the better part of a week to read that much. I can't understand how they expect you to get through it and come out with something coherent. Good luck.


750+ pages for the note
250+ pages of referenced materials for the editing portion.

So burnt out. Maybe I don't really want to be on a journal anyway.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby solotee » Thu May 19, 2011 11:25 pm

missinglink wrote:
kaiser wrote:Packet is in. 1L is officially over. What the hell am I supposed to do now?

Nothing. Absolutely nothing.


+1

This is what I have been doing for the past 9 days, and it was more than I could ask for.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby TTH » Fri May 20, 2011 1:02 am

Jesus what misery, and all so I can come up with some absolute shitpaper to turn in tomorrow. I don't know if I'm gonna finish (people have been dropping out left and right here), and even if I do, I rate my chances of getting on main journal low.

Fuck it. At least I graded on to something.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby emorystud2010 » Fri May 20, 2011 11:35 am

DONE!

I could seriously scream that word for the next 24 hours. Hell week is finally over.

P.S. I thought it was funny how the law review email confirming the submission used passive voice.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby PirateCap'n » Fri May 20, 2011 12:20 pm

moandersen wrote:goal for this week was to read through the 400+ page packet. due to starting my SA job and being sick all week, i might have read 20? journals are overrated.


+1. I have absolutely nothing done.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Chichaca » Fri May 20, 2011 1:38 pm

Done!! 1L is over. Good luck everyone.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby beach_terror » Fri May 20, 2011 1:42 pm

Okay, time to start this shit for real.

600+ pages, shoot me now.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Geist13 » Fri May 20, 2011 1:48 pm

beach_terror wrote:Okay, time to start this shit for real.

600+ pages, shoot me now.


Reading is the fun part. Just wait till you have to start writing. It's horrible. I can't bring myself to sit down.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Borhas » Fri May 20, 2011 2:23 pm

I decided against going through w/ the Write-On Competition

And now to true Summer




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