The write-on thread

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby IthacaIsWet » Fri May 27, 2011 4:21 pm

danidancer wrote:And thus ends ten of the worst days of my life. :mrgreen:


Came here to post this.

DONE! FREEDOM! HOORAY!

My goal is to be so drunk in the next 8 hours that I forget I'm a law student.

Drinking away the pain works, right? if it didn't, people wouldn't do it... Right?

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby beach_terror » Fri May 27, 2011 4:22 pm

IthacaIsWet wrote:
danidancer wrote:And thus ends ten of the worst days of my life. :mrgreen:


Came here to post this.

DONE! FREEDOM! HOORAY!

My goal is to be so drunk in the next 8 hours that I forget I'm a law student.

Drinking away the pain works, right? if it didn't, people wouldn't do it... Right?

Enjoy the three beers it takes you to black out!

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby xcountryjunkie » Fri May 27, 2011 4:34 pm

WOOOT! Just submitted it!

Job doesn't start for 10 days. Time for a little vacation.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby traehekat » Sat May 28, 2011 12:55 am

this sucks

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby moandersen » Sat May 28, 2011 10:51 am

cant....seem....to...focus...on....write-on.

its due at the end of the day, and i have 4.5 pages written (out of the required 5-8 pages), but every sentence i write, i take a 10 minute break. this will take forever. :|

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby PirateCap'n » Sat May 28, 2011 11:02 am

moandersen wrote:cant....seem....to...focus...on....write-on.

its due at the end of the day, and i have 4.5 pages written (out of the required 5-8 pages), but every sentence i write, i take a 10 minute break. this will take forever. :|


I'm right there with you Mo. I just want FREEDOM from the clutches of legal writing of any kind!

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby uwb09 » Sat May 28, 2011 12:32 pm

If I get on to Law Review and a secondary journal, is it a douche move to withdraw from secondary journal? Or do I sacrifice entire life to work on both next year?

I can only hope I end up in such a situation, but just curious.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby traehekat » Sat May 28, 2011 12:39 pm

uwb09 wrote:If I get on to Law Review and a secondary journal, is it a douche move to withdraw from secondary journal? Or do I sacrifice entire life to work on both next year?

I can only hope I end up in such a situation, but just curious.


Not at all, IMO.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Kilpatrick » Sat May 28, 2011 12:41 pm

People at your school can do two journals? No, definitely don't do that.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Borhas » Sat May 28, 2011 12:56 pm

any of you guys dish out the $32 for the online version of the Blue Book?

I still can't f'n believe the dicktards at BB found a way to squeeze $80 out of me

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Kilpatrick » Sat May 28, 2011 1:05 pm

I wish I could have but it's specifically forbidden in our competition

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby moandersen » Sat May 28, 2011 4:36 pm

done. F U 1L year.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby PirateCap'n » Sun May 29, 2011 12:01 am

moandersen wrote:done. F U 1L year.


Done! Not quite as early as you though. I pretty much pushed it to the wire, and I'm still not satisfied. Pretty sure I screwed up some of the formatting stuff. O well.....IT'S OVER!! I'm a million times happier about this being over than I was about the last exam :?

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby snowpeach06 » Sun May 29, 2011 12:28 am

Due Wens. I have some stuff written, but, it's a disaster. I just need to sit down and focus, and hopefully get a decent draft, but I'm going to need a full day for citation stuff, a full day for editing and another full day for the citations in my paper. I don't really have that many days... so, fail on my part.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby traehekat » Sun May 29, 2011 1:47 am

snowpeach06 wrote:Due Wens. I have some stuff written, but, it's a disaster. I just need to sit down and focus, and hopefully get a decent draft, but I'm going to need a full day for citation stuff, a full day for editing and another full day for the citations in my paper. I don't really have that many days... so, fail on my part.


ha, +1 to not having enough days to do everything that needs to be done. i guess that's my bad though, considering we had like 3 weeks to do this thing...

ive surprisingly made some headway in the last few hours thankfully. debating just calling it a night and restarting in the morning or staying up for another hour or two.

EDIT: 12 point new courier is ridiculous. i'm way, way over the page limit.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby beach_terror » Sun May 29, 2011 3:17 pm

Just about done writing, but my motivation is at an all time low right now. If I dedicate a solid hour, I'll be done and just have to bluebook check it all. Just. Want. To. Be. Done.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby ObLaDiObLaDa » Sun May 29, 2011 3:19 pm

I've had this thing for like 10 days and I'm just starting. That's probably bad, right?

/motivationshot

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby smokyroom26 » Sun May 29, 2011 6:06 pm

Procrastinated like a champ. Due on the 1st, 150 pg packet. 0 words written. I've read through the whole packet once - but that's all, folks.

DO. NOT. WANT.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby traehekat » Sun May 29, 2011 6:13 pm

well, finished writing. it sucks but it will have to do. just need to do the citations now and finish PS.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby beach_terror » Mon May 30, 2011 12:21 am

Done writing, thank god. Have 2 full days to edit, check citations, etc. Almost. Done.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby traehekat » Mon May 30, 2011 12:35 am

citations done. will do what i can tomorrow to make this less of a POS, and then i'll be done with it.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby de5igual » Mon May 30, 2011 2:34 am

done writing. luckily, we don't have a bluebook exercise nor do we have to cite according to bluebook.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Mon May 30, 2011 3:05 am

f0bolous wrote:done writing. luckily, we don't have a bluebook exercise nor do we have to cite according to bluebook.



DIAF.

Kidding (sorta). But seriously, the write-one was the only part of 1L year that lived up to the law-school-is-torture hype. That was a horrible experience. Ours was 7 days to write 15 pages - bluebook citations (parentheticals, signals, the whole ordeal).

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby BeenDidThat » Mon May 30, 2011 12:27 pm

Wrote one paper. Decided I didn't like it. Now starting my real one. Perfectionism is a terrible, terrible disease.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby snowpeach06 » Mon May 30, 2011 1:16 pm

I finally have a draft written. It's far from good, but, at this point something is a hellofva lot better than nothing. So, today will be spent perfecting said draft and the citations within it, and tomorrow is the additional citation exercises. Then... FREEDOM. On the bright side, I know like three people, all with very good grades (but who aren't a shoe-in for law review) that have decided not to participate. So, this is good.




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