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1L Rage Inciters

Postby TIKITEMBO » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:16 pm

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby Gorki » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:50 pm

TIKITEMBO wrote:
Anyway, does the general bitching about the unfairness of teacher expectations and law school conditions eventually die down? If you have some perspective on this I'd love to hear it!


No, it doesn't. In fact it gets worse.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby TIKITEMBO » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:15 pm

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby goldeneye » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:23 pm

We have people raising their hands, stealing answers from other people who are being cold called on, and study groups/and outlining concerns already. Yet, this all seems normal. I can only think it's because there's a much younger group, so they're used to, and okay with volunteering, not realizing they don't know anything

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:47 pm

Wow, NU is so not like that. :shock: There are a few gunners, but they're just mildly annoying, not malicious.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby eaper » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:53 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:Wow, NU is so not like that. :shock: There are a few gunners, but they're just mildly annoying, not malicious.


At Texas and all my sectionmates seem pretty chill still. There are only a few low key gunner (answer a lot, but usually stay on topic).

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby thomas7669 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:13 pm

My school isnt like that all. Most people seem pretty chill. Then again I usually bounce right after class, but everyone is really nice respectful and helpful in class. Hopefully it last the whole semester.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby TIKITEMBO » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:29 pm

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby Tom Joad » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:37 pm

The dynamics is my section are changing rapidly. Not sure if for the better or for the worst. People's true selves are just starting to come out.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby Scotusnerd » Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:00 pm

What Tom said. Also, be thankful you have some gunners. They're not your threat.

Watch out for the quiet ones. They're trouble. :!:

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby hichvichwoh » Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:17 pm

Scotusnerd wrote:What Tom said. Also, be thankful you have some gunners. They're not your threat.

Watch out for the quiet ones. They're trouble. :!:


I don't get this. You mean the quiet ones can be malicious?

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby emkay625 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:06 pm

eaper wrote:
rinkrat19 wrote:Wow, NU is so not like that. :shock: There are a few gunners, but they're just mildly annoying, not malicious.


At Texas and all my sectionmates seem pretty chill still. There are only a few low key gunner (answer a lot, but usually stay on topic).


I think I am the person you speak of. (Maybe....there are a few girls who are more annoying than I am/talk more). I'm trying to talk less.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby LazinessPerSe » Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:17 pm

Talk, don't talk, it doesn't matter towards your final exam grade. Just towards how obsessed 1Ls tend to be (yourselves included) about gunners and analyzing the people in their class. Your focus shouldn't be on some social pecking order or avoiding being a gunner. Just focus on the exam and preparing for it adequately. If that means you need to ask a question in class, then raise your hand. If that means you're silent and just taking notes, then do that. Spend less time worrying about those around you and you'll thank me later.

I'm not trying to belittle 1Ls. This happened to me and as I look back on it I realize how utterly pointless it was trying to point out the gunners and/or worrying so much about how I was perceived.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby LeDique » Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:29 pm

hichvichwoh wrote:
Scotusnerd wrote:What Tom said. Also, be thankful you have some gunners. They're not your threat.

Watch out for the quiet ones. They're trouble. :!:


I don't get this. You mean the quiet ones can be malicious?


The quiet ones are the ones who end up at the top of the class.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby UnamSanctam » Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:05 pm

Stop bitching and 1L on.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby Doorkeeper » Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:05 pm

Tom Joad wrote:The dynamics is my section are changing rapidly. Not sure if for the better or for the worst. People's true selves are just starting to come out.

That's funny. People took their stance on the "chill vs. gunner" side early in my section.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby Tom Joad » Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:10 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:The dynamics is my section are changing rapidly. Not sure if for the better or for the worst. People's true selves are just starting to come out.

That's funny. People took their stance on the "chill vs. gunner" side early in my section.

Nah, it's not really that. More like interpersonal stuff.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby TIKITEMBO » Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:26 pm

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby eaper » Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:08 am

emkay625 wrote:
eaper wrote:
rinkrat19 wrote:Wow, NU is so not like that. :shock: There are a few gunners, but they're just mildly annoying, not malicious.


At Texas and all my sectionmates seem pretty chill still. There are only a few low key gunner (answer a lot, but usually stay on topic).


I think I am the person you speak of. (Maybe....there are a few girls who are more annoying than I am/talk more). I'm trying to talk less.


Nah, 2 main offenders in my small section are both guys. One stay more on topic than the other, but both still talk a lot.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby Secret_AgentMan » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:53 pm

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby Nova » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:02 pm

I really like my section. It is nothing like the OP (yet).

We have a handful of gunners who talk everyday, but honestly, they mean well. When they talk I just zone out.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby Scotusnerd » Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:04 am

Nova wrote:I really like my section. It is nothing like the OP (yet).

We have a handful of gunners who talk everyday, but honestly, they mean well. When they talk I just zone out.


Gotta agree. Talking everyday is not gunnering unless you're just arguing stupid points. If it's a matter of law that relates to the topic, and is solved in a quick manner, we're fine. Often I have similar questions to what these people say.

What we're NOT fine with is when you spend 10 minutes arguing with people just to argue. Had one guy get called out already for that shit.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby lisavj » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:20 am

LazinessPerSe wrote:Talk, don't talk, it doesn't matter towards your final exam grade. Just towards how obsessed 1Ls tend to be (yourselves included) about gunners and analyzing the people in their class. Your focus shouldn't be on some social pecking order or avoiding being a gunner. Just focus on the exam and preparing for it adequately. If that means you need to ask a question in class, then raise your hand. If that means you're silent and just taking notes, then do that. Spend less time worrying about those around you and you'll thank me later.

I'm not trying to belittle 1Ls. This happened to me and as I look back on it I realize how utterly pointless it was trying to point out the gunners and/or worrying so much about how I was perceived.

If the prof says they reserve the right to bump, it does matter. I've gotten significant bumps and I'm grateful for them.

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Re: 1L Rage Inciters

Postby RickyDnwhyc » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:54 am

lisavj wrote:
LazinessPerSe wrote:Talk, don't talk, it doesn't matter towards your final exam grade. Just towards how obsessed 1Ls tend to be (yourselves included) about gunners and analyzing the people in their class. Your focus shouldn't be on some social pecking order or avoiding being a gunner. Just focus on the exam and preparing for it adequately. If that means you need to ask a question in class, then raise your hand. If that means you're silent and just taking notes, then do that. Spend less time worrying about those around you and you'll thank me later.

I'm not trying to belittle 1Ls. This happened to me and as I look back on it I realize how utterly pointless it was trying to point out the gunners and/or worrying so much about how I was perceived.

If the prof says they reserve the right to bump, it does matter. I've gotten significant bumps and I'm grateful for them.


Just a curious prospective student here.

How often is this the case? Is this a school policy thing? Or does it depend purely on the professor? I'm guessing some combination of both?



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