Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

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Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby lizardclick » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:33 pm

If I'm going to the gym immediately after class, is it socially inappropriate or disrespectful to the legal profession if i wear gym shorts and a tank top that says "BigStateU Lax" during my CCN morning torts class? Serious question. I saw a girl wearing panama bottoms and several dudes wear hats. Is this much worse?

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby gaud » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:34 pm

I can't imagine anyone will care.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby lukertin » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:34 pm

Who the fuck cares?

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby Nova » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:35 pm

Ive been wanting to bust out the PJs. is that acceptable as well??!!

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby rad lulz » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:36 pm

Unacceptable at your CCN. Can't tarnish the prestige. You're in respected, hallowed halls of legal academia. If you were at like WUSTL or BU then I'd say go for it.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby gaud » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:36 pm

Nova wrote:Ive been wanting to bust out the PJs. is that acceptable as well??!!


No.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby fatduck » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:37 pm

i can think of one tank top in particular that would be appropriate

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby gaud » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:37 pm

rad lulz wrote:Unacceptable at your CCN. Can't tarnish the prestige. You're in respected, hallowed halls of legal academia. If you were at like WUSTL or BU then I'd say go for it.


Would you say tanks are the official school uniform at UVA?

ETA: bro

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby Nova » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:38 pm

gaud wrote:
Nova wrote:Ive been wanting to bust out the PJs. is that acceptable as well??!!


No.


damn it!

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby cinephile » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:40 pm

Nova wrote:Ive been wanting to bust out the PJs. is that acceptable as well??!!


As a 2L, I've started wearing yoga pants to school because I just don't care anymore. I have gotten some pretty strange looks from professors, but whatever.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby IAFG » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:43 pm

lizardclick wrote:If I'm going to the gym immediately after class, is it socially inappropriate or disrespectful to the legal profession if i wear gym shorts and a tank top that says "BigStateU Lax"


Hahaha not at all. Don't be so uptight.

during my CCN morning torts class? Serious question. I saw a girl wearing panama bottoms and several dudes wear hats. Is this much worse?

OH WAIT AT A T6?!?! SHUT DOWN EVERYTHING.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby Nova » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:47 pm

cinephile wrote:
Nova wrote:Ive been wanting to bust out the PJs. is that acceptable as well??!!


As a 2L, I've started wearing yoga pants to school because I just don't care anymore. I have gotten some pretty strange looks from professors, but whatever.


Thats a fair point. Im not trying to impress anyone anyway. I wear basketball shorts most days. Would really prefer to wear flannel checkered PJs though.

I always approve of women in yoga pants.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby Bronte » Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:02 pm

It really has nothing to do with law school or, as others have mentioned, the rank of your law school. It's just inappropriate to wear gym clothes in public unless you're exercising. That certainly doesn't stop some people though. Law students, in particular, dress very poorly. I suspect it's a race to the bottom to prove how chill and not gunnerish they are.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby lizardclick » Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:07 pm

haha fair points. I can assure you though that this girl I saw in pajama pants (on week two...) was anything but "chill." She looked incredibly stressed out tbh.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby call saul » Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:17 pm

it'd be disrespectful not to

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby dudders » Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:45 pm

as long as you don't look ridiculous (e.g., spankies, man tank with the armholes cut down to your navel), no one cares. if you don't have to go to work or meet with someone important, wear whatever you want.

I kid you not, I have clothes I jokingly call my "dress sports bra" - as opposed to gray, ratty shit, or my yoga pants with hole in the crotch. Those are purely for sleeping and/or working out in my basement. If I'm willing to be seen by people I know, in public, in it, it's fine. No respect/disrespect calculation needed.

I have really never understood how people can't figure out what's appropriate to wear and what's not.


edited because I'm too lazy to type accurately.
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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby cinephile » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:01 pm

Nova wrote:
I always approve of women in yoga pants.

:lol:

Also:

call saul wrote:it'd be disrespectful not to

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby laxbrah420 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:03 pm

lizardclick wrote:If I'm going to the gym immediately after class, is it socially inappropriate or disrespectful to the legal profession if i wear gym shorts and a tank top that says "BigStateU Lax" during my CCN morning torts class? Serious question. I saw a girl wearing panama bottoms and several dudes wear hats. Is this much worse?

you bring great shame to the lax community.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby bk1 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:06 pm

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bottoms?

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby HBBJohnStamos » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:37 pm

sun's out gun's out dude.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby Tom Joad » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:39 pm

Bronte wrote:It really has nothing to do with law school or, as others have mentioned, the rank of your law school. It's just inappropriate to wear gym clothes in public unless you're exercising. That certainly doesn't stop some people though. Law students, in particular, dress very poorly. I suspect it's a race to the bottom to prove how chill and not gunnerish they are.

wut?

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby Dr. Filth » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:42 pm

HBBJohnStamos wrote:sun's out gun's out dude.

does this trump the sky's out thighs out rule?

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby mattviphky » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:53 pm

I don't think a tank would matter, but pajamas would look a little ridiculous. I rolled my eyes whenever I saw that in undergrad, but i haven't seen it in law school, yet. Why pajama bottoms? Just wear sweats, man.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby laxbrah420 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:53 pm

Bronte wrote:It really has nothing to do with law school or, as others have mentioned, the rank of your law school. It's just inappropriate to wear gym clothes in public unless you're exercising. That certainly doesn't stop some people though. Law students, in particular, dress very poorly. I suspect it's a race to the bottom to prove how chill and not gunnerish they are.

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Re: Is it disrespectful to wear a TANK TOP to class?

Postby fips tedora » Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:18 am

Tank w/ Chubbies, Sperrys, and croakies on my Costas because it's another day in the life, not because I was accepted to strut down the catwalk for fashion week in Milan.




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