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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby Broseidon » Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:04 pm

ilovesf wrote:
nonprofit-prophet wrote:Why lol? I don't think I've paid for breakfast or lunch this semester.

Your LR sounds much better than mine, damn. I do get 50 cent diet cokes though.

What the fuck all I get is access to a Keurig. Though the forced faculty advisor will be pretty sweet if I need a prof LOR down the road.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby Gorki » Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:21 pm

Broseidon wrote:
ilovesf wrote:
Broseidon wrote:My authors have cited a single sentence to an entire treatise (~1200 pages) and use 2 explanatory footnotes (with no pincite). Am I expected to find exactly where this is said in the book (we need to tag on each source where the corresponding footnote is, in case that's not the norm)? If so I quit (semi-srs).

lol yes. if it's a quote you need a pincite. authors are horrible people.

What I'm referring to isn't a quote--it's the author explaining what was said in the book (kind of like a general summation). May just throw a see generally on it and call it a day. Though the issue of highlighting where the author got his assertion from may still be an issue.


Meh. I would See generally the damn thing. Parenthetical the footnotes maybe? Either way, I would never page through a treatise. Let the author do that.... But maybe my LR is harsher on authors than yours...

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby ilovesf » Fri Sep 28, 2012 4:27 pm

Just randomly chose a note topic and sent it in. It is really awful and I will probably have to change it in a week.
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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby Gorki » Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:40 pm

ilovesf wrote:Just randomly chose a note topic and sent it in. It is really awful and I will probably have to change it in a week.
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I feel for you, except I managed to get 27 pages into mine before I realized my argument is going to be totally pointless... Publication, no. Paper box, check. So I guess I cannot complain too much... yet.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby jessuf » Sat Sep 29, 2012 2:01 pm

My LR office has a small bowl with some lifesavers in it. WHERE IS MY KEURIG?!

Also, does everyone get writing credit for their notes/comments? Because LR at my school isn't for class credit, I can't just write a note/comment and use that to fulfill my writing requirement for graduation - I have to take an actual class that requires a 25+ page paper. LAME. :evil:

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby ilovesf » Sat Sep 29, 2012 2:26 pm

Jessuf wrote:My LR office has a small bowl with some lifesavers in it. WHERE IS MY KEURIG?!

Also, does everyone get writing credit for their notes/comments? Because LR at my school isn't for class credit, I can't just write a note/comment and use that to fulfill my writing requirement for graduation - I have to take an actual class that requires a 25+ page paper. LAME. :evil:

You can use it if you do it as an independent study with a professor here, but I didn't get my shit together in time to actually do that. So I'll have to take a seminar 3L to fulfill it.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby Gorki » Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:45 pm

Jessuf wrote:My LR office has a small bowl with some lifesavers in it. WHERE IS MY KEURIG?!

Also, does everyone get writing credit for their notes/comments? Because LR at my school isn't for class credit, I can't just write a note/comment and use that to fulfill my writing requirement for graduation - I have to take an actual class that requires a 25+ page paper. LAME. :evil:


Jesus. LR at my school counts for writing credit AND 2 credit hours... I did not have to apply or anything, simply doing the paper and meeting the minimum standards = writing requirement...

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby Slobberson » Sat Oct 06, 2012 5:11 pm

QUESTION:

Do most people do the bulk of their journal comment writing over winter break?

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby tstyler98 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:33 pm

Slobberson wrote:QUESTION:

Do most people do the bulk of their journal comment writing over winter break?


I doubt it. I did because I wanted to get a lot out of the way when I didn't have much going on. Plus, I had 2 cross-country flights that I killed time during by working on my comment. But I know most of the rest of the people on my journal were busy scrambling the weeks before it was due and most said they didn't work on it over break.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby Broseidon » Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:39 pm

Slobberson wrote:QUESTION:

Do most people do the bulk of their journal comment writing over winter break?

I will probably procrastinate now and justify it by saying I will crush it over winter break, then do nothing over winter break and end up writing the last 20 pages 2 days before it's due. Did it for my senior thesis in UG. I say that I've learned from my mistakes but I probably haven't.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby howell » Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:56 am

Slobberson wrote:QUESTION:

Do most people do the bulk of their journal comment writing over winter break?

Our notes/comments were due by the end of November. :cry:

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby Blueridge » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:14 am

howell wrote:
Slobberson wrote:QUESTION:

Do most people do the bulk of their journal comment writing over winter break?

Our notes/comments were due by the end of November. :cry:


+1 Right After Thanksgiving Break. Should be fun.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby alicrimson » Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:22 pm

Ugh, do not envy you end of November people. We've done two edits and my draft of the note is due October 22, but I hear the bar effort-wise is pretty low for the draft. I'm planning on just getting the page length requirement and footnote requirement in and really getting to writing over Christmas.

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Re: Motivation needed for write on

Postby jessuf » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:42 pm

Mine is due in Jan. of 3L year. PHEW




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