TatteredDignity wrote:cm_burns wrote:In real life if someone is saying "I'm happy with the A- I got in Con law" and a person they don't know jumps in and says "A- is essentially median, median grades get you nothing from Wash U!", certain things can happen from there. You could get yourself into a certain type of situation. Either you're oblivious because of a sheletered upbringing, or are talking slick behind the safety of a computer. There's no need to be a jerk.
First, I only said the first part of the bolded, not the second. I certainly wasn't deriding medial grades, which are, by definition, the expected outcome.
Second, this "real life" you refer to must either be a jail yard or a grade school playground.
There actually were bars on my windows at my apartment in cmburns's market but I think that's to keep people out rather than in.