Labtop versus Notebook

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Labtop versus Notebook

Postby gustrock » Sun Mar 14, 2010 4:09 am

I always wrote out my notes in undergrad. However, it seems a lot of people on here use labtops in class. Is it imperative that I use a labtop for note-taking, or can I stick with the more traditional course of action? Thanks.

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby eudaimondaimon » Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:27 am

Labtop? Really?

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby narkizopoint » Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:13 am

eudaimondaimon wrote:Labtop? Really?


Awezome!

Should change the title of the thread to Labtop versus Notepook

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby UrbanAchievers » Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:21 am

Labtop? :lol:

Seriously, I'm guessing you are not a "computer person". If computers make you uncomfortable, don't use one for notes.

EDIT: This is 0L advice. Take it with a grain of salt.
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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby dextermorgan » Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:30 am

Are you really sure you want to do this, really?

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby blsingindisguise » Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:33 am

The vast majority of people will be using laptops unless you have profs (or a school) that bans them.

Personally I like laptops b/c I type faster than I write and have terrible handwriting, and also the laptop makes things easier to organize. Some people prefer notebooks because of the lack of distraction. I've known people in both categories who were near the top of their class.

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby Lysis » Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:36 am

Lay off guys. Clearly OP plans to dictate his/her notes:

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby moandersen » Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:17 am

narkizopoint wrote:
eudaimondaimon wrote:Labtop? Really?


Awezome!

Should change the title of the thread to Labtop versus Notepook


I do IT work at a high school and you would be surprised how many teachers say/write laBtop. its quite amusing. :mrgreen:

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby Gunz353 » Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:41 am

wow...normally im not the type to hate on people's posts like the 85% of ppl on here...but that is my #1 peeve! LaBBBBBtop??!!! really???!! How did you make it this far?

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby frankjones » Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:51 am

You guys don't have to be mean about it. I hope the comments left here don't represent the legal profession as a whole.

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby Vincent Vega » Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:35 pm

frankjones wrote:You guys don't have to be mean about it. I hope the comments left here don't represent the legal profession as a whole.


It probably does. Lawyers are perfectionists.

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby Vincent Vega » Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:37 pm

Lysis wrote:Lay off guys. Clearly OP plans to dictate his/her notes:

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Cute.

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby TigerBeer » Sun Mar 14, 2010 5:33 pm

jesus chirst who gives a shit about typos on the internet? i'm porpusely goign to mispel words from now on

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby vanwinkle » Sun Mar 14, 2010 5:34 pm

Gunz353 wrote:wow...normally im not the type to hate on people's posts like the 85% of ppl on here...but that is my #1 peeve! LaBBBBBtop??!!! really???!! How did you make it this far?

This is your #1 pet peeve? Seriously? I understand being bothered by it, but how sheltered are you that this is what pisses you off most when interacting with the world?

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby gdane » Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:18 pm

To the original poster: Yea it seems like a lot of people on this site are needless jerkoffs. You ask a simple question that requires a simple answer and in return you get insulted, ridiculed and worst of all, noone answers your question! Dont sweat it though.

To answer your question, go with what makes you feel comfortable. I am a 0L, but I will handwrite my notes. I've never used laptops in class and I dont plan on starting now. If for some reason I feel it is absolutely necessary to use a laptop, then I'll use one, but ill be handwriting my notes.

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby fortissimo » Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:20 pm

narkizopoint wrote:
eudaimondaimon wrote:Labtop? Really?


Awezome!

Should change the title of the thread to Labtop versus Notepook


hahahahaha notepook...cute. I haven't called it "labtop" since I was 9. You deserve a metal for the comment.

To answer the thread question, some people still write notes via hand in law school...mainly old people who don't know how to use labtops or notepooks that well though. I think using a labtop is a lot more efficient, but then again my handwriting sucks.

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby Borhas » Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:29 pm

gustrock wrote:I always wrote out my notes in undergrad. However, it seems a lot of people on here use labtops in class. Is it imperative that I use a labtop for note-taking, or can I stick with the more traditional course of action? Thanks.


note books are the most powerful laptops (they aren't called lap tops because they run too hot to be placed on your lap for an extended period of time)

laptops are less powerful

netbooks are the wimpiest, but cheapest, and are the ones with the really small screens



I've heard fairly credible advice on this site recommending people use netbooks because of their portability. You won't need a notebook because presumably you won't need to do any serious video gaming... you only need a word processor, internet, and not much else. Small screen size could be a pain though, as well as the small keyboard. BUT, I think conventional wisdom says that all three are preferable over pen and pencil notebooks because you don't want to rely on an immobile desktop, or the library's computers (they may be unreliable). Also, it will help you type faster, which seems to be an important skill come exam time.

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby gustrock » Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:21 pm

Hey guys. Thanks for your input. Sorry for the misspelling. Never even saw "laptop" written down before.

P.S...I thought the weather term "wind chill," was actually "wind shield," up until about a month ago. Thank god I have a job lined up after law school, right? :roll:

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Re: Labtop versus Notebook

Postby Panther7 » Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:02 am

gustrock wrote:Hey guys. Thanks for your input. Sorry for the misspelling. Never even saw "laptop" written down before.

P.S...I thought the weather term "wind chill," was actually "wind shield," up until about a month ago. Thank god I have a job lined up after law school, right? :roll:



it's all good! (but still funny)

also, notebooks are also computers, similar to laptops, fyi




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