Motivation needed for write on

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby merc280 » Sat May 26, 2012 4:46 pm

I could easily BS this write on essay if it werent for the requirement that I cite every other line. One week to go and now it feels like this isn't going to get finished in time.

Makes me think I should just use every third line from every source and I'll make it to the requisite pages.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby target » Sat May 26, 2012 5:49 pm

merc280 wrote:I could easily BS this write on essay if it werent for the requirement that I cite every other line. One week to go and now it feels like this isn't going to get finished in time.

Makes me think I should just use every third line from every source and I'll make it to the requisite pages.


I just trashed Congress in my essay, and was like wait, I need to find a citation for this from whatever sources given. Luckily for me, I found it. 8)

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby merc280 » Sat May 26, 2012 6:30 pm

target wrote:
merc280 wrote:I could easily BS this write on essay if it werent for the requirement that I cite every other line. One week to go and now it feels like this isn't going to get finished in time.

Makes me think I should just use every third line from every source and I'll make it to the requisite pages.


I just trashed Congress in my essay, and was like wait, I need to find a citation for this from whatever sources given. Luckily for me, I found it. 8)



I remember on my brief I wrote up a bunch of fake citations since according to our TA, we were just rewording-plagerizing different sources that the professor wasn't going to bother checking anyway. Guess thats why I didn't win best brief.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby lsatextreme » Mon May 28, 2012 5:39 pm

anyone still doing write on or am i the only loser left

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby target » Mon May 28, 2012 5:50 pm

lsatextreme wrote:anyone still doing write on or am i the only loser left


right here with you buddy. am finalizing and cite check my essay now. must say finding shortkey to small caps makes my day.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby merc280 » Mon May 28, 2012 6:09 pm

still doing the write on, well technically the write on is still going on though I haven't written much. Due this friday.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby alicrimson » Mon May 28, 2012 8:55 pm

I'm still working as well. The writing portion is due on Monday at 5. We got our packets on Friday and I have not finished reading the 32 cases yet. I'm about 15 in and the goal is to have all of the reading finished by Wednesday at 12. My essay doesn't have to be great, but it has to atleast look like I put the effort in. While, this "problem" is a good thing to have, it is a killer for my motivation. Oh well. Good luck to all who are still working on this business.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby istara » Mon May 28, 2012 8:57 pm

I have till midnight.. but I hit the f*** it point about an hour ago.

Only way onto law review after turning in that POS is to grade on.. guess I'll be keeping my fingers and toes crossed until those last 10 credits come in

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Mon May 28, 2012 10:17 pm

lsatextreme wrote:anyone still doing write on or am i the only loser left

I don't even start until Thursday. :(

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby shock259 » Mon May 28, 2012 10:53 pm

Due Friday. Told myself I'd be done before my job begins tomorrow. Surprise: I'm not. Still have a lot of revising/reviewing to do it. Harumph.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby the11111111 » Mon May 28, 2012 11:01 pm

Ours is due tomorrow... I have 2 pages written and I have to start work at 7..... Looks like this is going to suck... Good luck to you guys

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby target » Tue May 29, 2012 2:14 am

istara wrote:I have till midnight.. but I hit the f*** it point about an hour ago.

Only way onto law review after turning in that POS is to grade on.. guess I'll be keeping my fingers and toes crossed until those last 10 credits come in


I wonder when I will hit that f*** it point for my essay. I already called done on everything else. Mine is due tmr's night.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby thegrayman » Tue May 29, 2012 3:04 am

target wrote:
lsatextreme wrote:anyone still doing write on or am i the only loser left


right here with you buddy. am finalizing and cite check my essay now. must say finding shortkey to small caps makes my day.


do you mind sharing the shortcut for the less technologically-sophisticated crowd :)

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby Judge Philip Banks » Tue May 29, 2012 3:48 am

I hope people aren't really editing their submissions... Mine is complete crap and I doubt I'll have time to do any meaningful edits. Fuck this shit. At least it will all be over after tomorrow for me...

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby bostonlawchick » Tue May 29, 2012 3:55 am

Four hours. I still haven't started the citation exercise. Have not begun citing my memo. Why am I on TLS?

50% weight to GPA is the only light I see at the end of this tunnel. Spring grades are my only hope.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby JusticeIsBlind » Tue May 29, 2012 6:28 am

Am I the only 2L trying to get onto a secondary journal? I had a rough first year (a lot of outside stuff that messed with me real hard) so I buckled down and have my GPA in a good place, worked once a week this year at an internship and now want to add a journal to round out my resume. Mine isn't due until June 10th but I'm quickly losing faith.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby lynch » Tue May 29, 2012 6:33 am

yogurt31 wrote:someone force me to do law review write on. I cantttttt make myself do it, so horrible....:(


If you don't want to do it then don't do it. But if you need to do it and you don't have a choice then I think you should do it with your best and effort even if you don't want to do it. About what motivation you should to so you will able to do it, simple for me, calm yourself then think something that will make you more motivate! put some reward if you finish it or if you able to do it. I think that way you will be able to do it. And don't forget to relax so you will not feel the pressure. :)

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby Cade McNown » Tue May 29, 2012 2:37 pm

target wrote:I wonder when I will hit that f*** it point for my essay.


Judge Philip Banks wrote:Fuck this shit.


^^

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby alicrimson » Tue May 29, 2012 7:47 pm

10 more cases...I haven't even begun writing and I feel like I'm at the screw this point. lol. Luckily, there are no citations required other than a short cite that we were provided and our foot note edits were already due. One 6-10 page 12 point courier new double spaced paper...I keep telling myself that I'm so close to being finished with 1L year. I will then, subsequently, throw self a pizza party. Potentially, literally...and by party, I mean, I will order a slice of pizza and feel like I'm at a party.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby merc280 » Tue May 29, 2012 7:48 pm

shock259 wrote:Due Friday. Told myself I'd be done before my job begins tomorrow. Surprise: I'm not. Still have a lot of revising/reviewing to do it. Harumph.



lucky that you've already written it. I just finished my introduction and it feels like I've done so much. Due friday as well.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby tstyler98 » Tue May 29, 2012 7:54 pm

thegrayman wrote:
target wrote:
lsatextreme wrote:anyone still doing write on or am i the only loser left


right here with you buddy. am finalizing and cite check my essay now. must say finding shortkey to small caps makes my day.


do you mind sharing the shortcut for the less technologically-sophisticated crowd :)


To do small caps, hit: Ctrl + Shift + K. It is a godsend once you are on Law Review/Journal because several things need to be in small caps.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby target » Tue May 29, 2012 8:39 pm

tstyler98 wrote:
thegrayman wrote:
target wrote:
lsatextreme wrote:anyone still doing write on or am i the only loser left


right here with you buddy. am finalizing and cite check my essay now. must say finding shortkey to small caps makes my day.


do you mind sharing the shortcut for the less technologically-sophisticated crowd :)


To do small caps, hit: Ctrl + Shift + K. It is a godsend once you are on Law Review/Journal because several things need to be in small caps.


+1.

And for those who need some motivation: one of the clerks in my chamber said that write-on might not seem worthwhile right now, but "it" would be very helpful in the future (though not sure if "it" is the write-on itself or being on a journal).

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Tue May 29, 2012 9:11 pm

target wrote:And for those who need some motivation: one of the clerks in my chamber said that write-on might not seem worthwhile right now, but "it" would be very helpful in the future (though not sure if "it" is the write-on itself or being on a journal).

Well....

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby AZN MegaPoaster » Tue May 29, 2012 9:42 pm

Finished my paper and a revision of it. Now on to a revision of the citation exercise.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby target » Wed May 30, 2012 10:52 pm

MrPapagiorgio wrote:
target wrote:And for those who need some motivation: one of the clerks in my chamber said that write-on might not seem worthwhile right now, but "it" would be very helpful in the future (though not sure if "it" is the write-on itself or being on a journal).

Well....


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