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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Notor » Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:47 pm

ben4847 wrote:I'd tell.

I'm a bit surprised by the moral code represented in this thread.
Cheating is inherently bad, not at all funny, and always wrong.
Snitching is not inherently wrong, and is only wrong when done for a wrongful purpose. I don't think that protecting your grades is a wrongful purpose.

You are surprised? This person is considering snitching on her friend, a friend who was apparently such a good friend that they took a take-home exam while sitting across from each other at a dinner table. That is seriously messed up, and is more akin to betrayal.

You don't snitch on friends, period. If she was concerned about her friend cheating she should have told her to stop when she was aware that the friend was taking longer than allotted, but, in true law student fashion, was too big of a pussy to do that and now wants to go behind her friends back to snitch.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby IAFG » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:08 pm

Notor wrote:
ben4847 wrote:I'd tell.

I'm a bit surprised by the moral code represented in this thread.
Cheating is inherently bad, not at all funny, and always wrong.
Snitching is not inherently wrong, and is only wrong when done for a wrongful purpose. I don't think that protecting your grades is a wrongful purpose.

You are surprised? This person is considering snitching on her friend, a friend who was apparently such a good friend that they took a take-home exam while sitting across from each other at a dinner table. That is seriously messed up, and is more akin to betrayal.

You don't snitch on friends, period. If she was concerned about her friend cheating she should have told her to stop when she was aware that the friend was taking longer than allotted, but, in true law student fashion, was too big of a pussy to do that and now wants to go behind her friends back to snitch.

Like there is ANY chance the friend won't be able to put two and two together?

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Antilles Haven » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:12 pm

Notor wrote:You don't snitch on friends, period.

Really? If I ever walked in on my friend roofie-raping a girl, my first action would be to call the police and I wouldn't think twice about it.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby IAFG » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:13 pm

Antilles Haven wrote:
Notor wrote:You don't snitch on friends, period.

Really? If I ever walked in on my friend roofie-raping a girl, my first action would be to call the police and I wouldn't think twice about it.

Atrocious and offensive analogy

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby snailio » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:15 pm

Jesus, there's a serious amount of butthurt and excess verbiage in this thread...


P.S. I always pick up the dime.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Antilles Haven » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:19 pm

IAFG wrote:
Antilles Haven wrote:
Notor wrote:You don't snitch on friends, period.

Really? If I ever walked in on my friend roofie-raping a girl, my first action would be to call the police and I wouldn't think twice about it.

Atrocious and offensive analogy

That wasn't an analogy.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby ben4847 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:21 pm

Notor wrote:
ben4847 wrote:I'd tell.

I'm a bit surprised by the moral code represented in this thread.
Cheating is inherently bad, not at all funny, and always wrong.
Snitching is not inherently wrong, and is only wrong when done for a wrongful purpose. I don't think that protecting your grades is a wrongful purpose.

You are surprised? This person is considering snitching on her friend, a friend who was apparently such a good friend that they took a take-home exam while sitting across from each other at a dinner table. That is seriously messed up, and is more akin to betrayal.

You don't snitch on friends, period. If she was concerned about her friend cheating she should have told her to stop when she was aware that the friend was taking longer than allotted, but, in true law student fashion, was too big of a pussy to do that and now wants to go behind her friends back to snitch.


I suppose I was responding to the majority of the posters who were opposed to the snitching itself, and didn't really seem to be thinking about the fact that it was a friend.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby paratactical » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:00 pm

luthersloan wrote:That is not really responsive, also its rude.

No, what's rude and fucking offensive is fucktards comparing child molestation to fucking exams.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby ben4847 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:04 pm

paratactical wrote:
luthersloan wrote:That is not really responsive, also its rude.

No, what's rude and f---ing offensive is f---tards comparing child molestation to f---ing exams.


It isn't remotely offensive, because the poster wasn't comparing them- he was giving an extreme example to make a point.
And most people consider use of the word retard or its derivatives to be offensive, when used as a pejorative.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:05 pm

ben4847 wrote:
paratactical wrote:
luthersloan wrote:That is not really responsive, also its rude.

No, what's rude and f---ing offensive is f---tards comparing child molestation to f---ing exams.


It isn't remotely offensive, because the poster wasn't comparing them- he was giving an extreme example to make a point.
And most people consider use of the word retard or its derivatives to be offensive, when used as a pejorative.

Thanks for blanking out the curse words; they were offending my delicate sensibilities.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Dany » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:06 pm

ben4847 wrote:And most people consider use of the word retard or its derivatives to be offensive, when used as a pejorative.

I highly doubt that is true.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Haymarket » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:09 pm

What the fuck has this turned into?
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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby ben4847 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:09 pm

Haymarket wrote:What the blazes has this turned into?


ftfy

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Ludo! » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:10 pm

ben4847 wrote:
Haymarket wrote:What the blazes has this turned into?


ftfy


What the fuck kind of weird flame is this?

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby paratactical » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:11 pm

Wait, is someone getting uppity because when I write "fucktard" they see "retard"? Adorbs.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby AreJay711 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:18 pm

ben4847 wrote:
Notor wrote:
ben4847 wrote:I'd tell.

I'm a bit surprised by the moral code represented in this thread.
Cheating is inherently bad, not at all funny, and always wrong.
Snitching is not inherently wrong, and is only wrong when done for a wrongful purpose. I don't think that protecting your grades is a wrongful purpose.

You are surprised? This person is considering snitching on her friend, a friend who was apparently such a good friend that they took a take-home exam while sitting across from each other at a dinner table. That is seriously messed up, and is more akin to betrayal.

You don't snitch on friends, period. If she was concerned about her friend cheating she should have told her to stop when she was aware that the friend was taking longer than allotted, but, in true law student fashion, was too big of a pussy to do that and now wants to go behind her friends back to snitch.


I suppose I was responding to the majority of the posters who were opposed to the snitching itself, and didn't really seem to be thinking about the fact that it was a friend.


What the fuck is this? Snitching is about being in a position of trust with the other person or when you are sticking you nose where it doesn't belong to fuck someone over who hasn't harmed you. It is always wrong. If this had been in a class room and the dude across the way who you don't like is cheating it isn't "snitching" really.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby ben4847 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:24 pm

AreJay711 wrote:
ben4847 wrote:
Notor wrote:
ben4847 wrote:I'd tell.

I'm a bit surprised by the moral code represented in this thread.
Cheating is inherently bad, not at all funny, and always wrong.
Snitching is not inherently wrong, and is only wrong when done for a wrongful purpose. I don't think that protecting your grades is a wrongful purpose.

You are surprised? This person is considering snitching on her friend, a friend who was apparently such a good friend that they took a take-home exam while sitting across from each other at a dinner table. That is seriously messed up, and is more akin to betrayal.

You don't snitch on friends, period. If she was concerned about her friend cheating she should have told her to stop when she was aware that the friend was taking longer than allotted, but, in true law student fashion, was too big of a pussy to do that and now wants to go behind her friends back to snitch.


I suppose I was responding to the majority of the posters who were opposed to the snitching itself, and didn't really seem to be thinking about the fact that it was a friend.


What the f--- is this? Snitching is about being in a position of trust with the other person or when you are sticking you nose where it doesn't belong to f--- someone over who hasn't harmed you. It is always wrong. If this had been in a class room and the dude across the way who you don't like is cheating it isn't "snitching" really.


That is a pretty good explanation. We can roll with it. It is wrong to mess people over when it doesn't benefit you.
So, since law school exams are graded on a curve, it will necessarily hurt someone if you don't snitch, and possibly you. So nothing wrong.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby bk1 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:25 pm

why you gotta be an ass?

-DG

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby ben4847 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:28 pm

If I had known it was so easy to get you all so worked up...

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby AreJay711 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:31 pm

ben4847 wrote:That is a pretty good explanation. We can roll with it. It is wrong to mess people over when it doesn't benefit you.
So, since law school exams are graded on a curve, it will necessarily hurt someone if you don't snitch, and possibly you. So nothing wrong.


Right, but you are missing the position of trust aspect. It isn't like this directly hurt the OP, necessarily. It could potentially but it wasn't a malicious act. In these circumstances, if you are in a position of trust you can't snitch and if you do you suck as a person. If it was cheating in an uncurved class there would never be an ok time to tell without being labeled a snitch.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby sunynp » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:35 pm

Hell at this point I feel like calling OPs school myself and turning her in for taking the exam with another person. I'm sure the school would love to see this thread. They could probably figure out the class op was talking about.


(I would never actuaaly do that to anyone.)

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby ben4847 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:38 pm

AreJay711 wrote:
ben4847 wrote:That is a pretty good explanation. We can roll with it. It is wrong to mess people over when it doesn't benefit you.
So, since law school exams are graded on a curve, it will necessarily hurt someone if you don't snitch, and possibly you. So nothing wrong.


Right, but you are missing the position of trust aspect. It isn't like this directly hurt the OP, necessarily. It could potentially but it wasn't a malicious act. In these circumstances, if you are in a position of trust you can't snitch and if you do you suck as a person. If it was cheating in an uncurved class there would never be an ok time to tell without being labeled a snitch.


Oh, I see. You are saying that betraying a position of trust is also mean.
But this wasn't really a position of trust.

As far as hurting the OP, I think it does hurt the OP, and even if it is not malicious.
I also don't agree that if it wasn't a curved class it would be so different. Even in an uncurved class, you are being judged against each other by your final grades.

I don't know. I just didn't grow up with this reflexive anti-snitching notion. Maybe I just trusted authority more.
I hear what you are saying about not stabbing people in the back to get ahead of them, but if they are wrongfully getting ahead of you, I don't see why you shouldn't stop them.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Cupidity » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:39 pm

Keep in mind, law school students have been blackballed by their peers for far less? This is nearly ATL worthy, if not on the original fact pattern, then now when taken in conjunction with this thread.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Notor » Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:37 am

Antilles Haven wrote:
Notor wrote:You don't snitch on friends, period.

Really? If I ever walked in on my friend roofie-raping a girl, my first action would be to call the police and I wouldn't think twice about it.

If your friend was raping someone, they probably wouldn't remain your friend. I seriously doubt you would end your friendship with someone over them spending 30 extra minutes on a law school exam.

Bad example, gtfo.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Ty Webb » Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:24 am

99% chance I would hate the OP IRL for even considering this question.




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