Why go to Law School?

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discerningturkey
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Why go to Law School?

Postby discerningturkey » Thu May 26, 2011 9:59 pm

The topic title is kind of general, but I ask this for a specific reason. If you've spent even a brief time on TLS, you'll notice that a lot of people here are very snide and arrogant. If TLS is representative of law school, it makes me wonder how many of my classmates will be pricks as well. I'm sure that people might tone down their waspish attitudes in real life, face to face (out of cowardice), but if my future career includes so many of these types, it's looking dreadful.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby flcath » Thu May 26, 2011 10:03 pm

Why hello! It's nice to meet you.

You seem very pleasant yourself.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby DAJ_Summer » Thu May 26, 2011 10:05 pm

Law School is a great way to develop alcoholism if you find yourself lacking the motivation on your own.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby paulinaporizkova » Thu May 26, 2011 10:05 pm

xoxohth.com

so uhh, hth

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby northwood » Thu May 26, 2011 10:06 pm

flcath wrote:Why hello! It's nice to meet you.

You seem very pleasant yourself.


and a good reason why people drink

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu May 26, 2011 10:59 pm

Whereas your obvious sense of superiority is totes endearing.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby flcath » Thu May 26, 2011 11:08 pm

What we're saying is:

we think you should introduce yourself to your new classmates in the same fashion that you introduced yourself to us.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby blsingindisguise » Thu May 26, 2011 11:11 pm

Too bad it's also full of special little too-good-for-everyone flowers like the OP

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby plum » Thu May 26, 2011 11:21 pm

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu May 26, 2011 11:22 pm

plum wrote:
paulinaporizkova wrote:xoxohth.com

so uhh, hth

what's with all the racist douchbaggery on that website...is this a new internet trend


New? No.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby plum » Thu May 26, 2011 11:24 pm

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby dpk711 » Thu May 26, 2011 11:25 pm

Because I heard that I'll definitely become a millionaire if I do.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby NYC Law » Thu May 26, 2011 11:28 pm

TLS isn't representative of law school, it's representative of the more educated sector of the internet. But it's still the internet.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby Kilpatrick » Thu May 26, 2011 11:29 pm

So you're not in law school yet but you already posted a guide about how to get along with others in law school?

That makes that thread even more hilarious.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby dailygrind » Thu May 26, 2011 11:34 pm

OP was an alt, who's now been banned. Nothing to see here, move along. Unless you want to repurpose the thread, of course.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby zonto » Sat May 28, 2011 10:14 am

NYC Law wrote:TLS isn't representative of law school, it's representative of the more educated sector of the internet. But it's still the internet.

I doubt the "more educated" part is correct. More like: "thinks they are more educated."

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby stab master arson » Sat May 28, 2011 2:06 pm

discerningturkey wrote:The topic title is kind of general, but I ask this for a specific reason. If you've spent even a brief time on TLS, you'll notice that a lot of people here are very snide and arrogant. If TLS is representative of law school, it makes me wonder how many of my classmates will be pricks as well. I'm sure that people might tone down their waspish attitudes in real life, face to face (out of cowardice), but if my future career includes so many of these types, it's looking dreadful.
I'm a rising 3L, and I'd have to say that, yeah, law school definitely attracts a certain personality type -- career-oriented, studious, competitive. Combine those traits with the self-assurance that comes with being a 22-year-old college graduate, and you have a solid foundation for what normal people would call an "insufferable dick." Most people you meet in law school probably won't be like this, at least not outwardly. But when you're stuck for three years with the ones who are, it sort of makes you wonder what the hell it is you've gotten yourself into. And thanks to the anonymity TLS affords, some of these gremlins can take smug potshots in irritating 4chan-speak at newbies asking perfectly valid questions, all without fear of actual social reprisal.

The key to preserving your sanity when dealing with these people in real life is having a social circle outside law school. I imagine the same applies to when you actually have a real legal job.

For what it's worth, I'm told that MBA programs are like law school on steroids, in terms of insufferable dickotry.

zonto wrote:
NYC Law wrote:TLS isn't representative of law school, it's representative of the more educated sector of the internet. But it's still the internet.

I doubt the "more educated" part is correct. More like: "thinks they are more educated."

And I agree with this.
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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby 071816 » Sat May 28, 2011 2:10 pm

Because I want to be a lawyer....

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby Fred_McGriff » Mon May 30, 2011 6:15 pm

Because my stripping days are numbered.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby socraticmethodman » Mon May 30, 2011 6:23 pm

I want to save the world, and I know law school will help me do that :D

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby Patriot1208 » Mon May 30, 2011 6:29 pm

zonto wrote:
NYC Law wrote:TLS isn't representative of law school, it's representative of the more educated sector of the internet. But it's still the internet.

I doubt the "more educated" part is correct. More like: "thinks they are more educated."

you don't think that TLS, a website dedicated to sending people to the best law schools and a site where a disproportionate number of people went to top undergrads and/or graduate programs, is a more educated sector of the internet?

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby YourCaptain » Mon May 30, 2011 6:30 pm

dailygrind wrote:OP was an alt, who's now been banned. Nothing to see here, move along. Unless you want to repurpose the thread, of course.


thread is now about Mounds vs. Almond Joy.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby Fred_McGriff » Mon May 30, 2011 6:31 pm

Neither, coconut is disgusting unless you're from Tonga.

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby YourCaptain » Mon May 30, 2011 10:45 pm

get out of here almond joy is awesome

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Re: Why go to Law School?

Postby flcath » Tue May 31, 2011 12:09 am

Almond Joy is superior in both of the ways in which it differs from Mounds: I prefer milk chocolate to dark chocolate, and I love almonds.




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