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Postby tedler » Thu May 10, 2012 6:45 pm

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby piccolittle » Thu May 10, 2012 6:46 pm

Agree with them ;)

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby Kikero » Thu May 10, 2012 6:47 pm

Laugh at them for being poors?

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby Br3v » Thu May 10, 2012 6:49 pm

I've never understood the hate on lawyer jokes. Why do people hate lawyers? Because they are expensive and you don't see any real benefit you would see from other expensive professions like a doctor?

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby 071816 » Thu May 10, 2012 6:53 pm

Q. How do you save five drowning lawyers?
A. Who cares?

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby tedler » Thu May 10, 2012 6:58 pm

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby piccolittle » Thu May 10, 2012 6:59 pm

Q. What do you call a pile of lawyers at the bottom of the sea?
A. A good start

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby dresden doll » Thu May 10, 2012 7:02 pm

Maybe you could just ignore it and move along? It's not like they solicited your pov.

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby Nova » Thu May 10, 2012 7:04 pm

Dont let it bother you, they are just jelly.


What do you call a doctor who graduates at the bottom of his class? A doctor.

What do you call a lawyer who graduates below the median at their flagship state school? Unemployed. :(

:lol:

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby tedler » Thu May 10, 2012 7:08 pm

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby 071816 » Thu May 10, 2012 7:09 pm

tedler wrote:
dresden doll wrote:Maybe you could just ignore it and move along? It's not like they solicited your pov.


Making a negative blanket statement regarding a reasonably popular profession on a public forum is pretty much asking for it. But yes, I would probably be better off ignoring it.

you should just play along with it for the lulz. who gives a shit what they think?

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby BearsGrl » Thu May 10, 2012 7:11 pm

Who cares what people say in a Facebook post? All Facebook is doing is tracking the likes.

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby dresden doll » Thu May 10, 2012 7:11 pm

tedler wrote:
dresden doll wrote:Maybe you could just ignore it and move along? It's not like they solicited your pov.


Making a negative blanket statement regarding a reasonably popular profession on a public forum is pretty much asking for it. But yes, I would probably be better off ignoring it.


Look, I find the sentiment pretty annoying even though law students are certified douchebags. But they're probably stupid enough to think they're being super clever, so I'd leave them to their devices (unless you're a good troll, in which case, troll away).

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby CincinnatusND » Thu May 10, 2012 7:15 pm

What's the difference between a good lawyer and a great lawyer?

A good lawyer knows the law, a great lawyer knows the judge.

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby Chucky21 » Thu May 10, 2012 8:11 pm

Don't even bother with those plebs. You're leagues above that now.

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby kalvano » Thu May 10, 2012 11:14 pm

What's the difference between a run-over possum and a run-over lawyer?


The possum has brake marks in front of it.




Just remind people that everyone loves to hate lawyers right up until they need one, and then they want the meanest, nastiest one they can get.

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby roaringeagle » Thu May 10, 2012 11:20 pm

kalvano wrote:What's the difference between a run-over possum and a run-over lawyer?


The possum has brake marks in front of it.




Just remind people that everyone loves to hate lawyers right up until they need one, and then they want the meanest, nastiest one they can get.


haha i like you kalvano. No one wants a very calm unobjectionable lawyer. Also hate seems to be quite a common sentiment here in the DC area. People hate on you for no reason. I'd love to give my shithead neighbors something to hate me for without killing anyone. :D

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby ReelectClayDavis » Thu May 10, 2012 11:39 pm

Don't forget the favorite one of interwebs commentators, "Shakespeare said we should kill all the lawyers."

Beautiful combination of an appeal to authority and misunderstanding of a classic text. Maybe if people could read in context they could free themselves of lawyers, lulz.

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby Nova » Thu May 10, 2012 11:49 pm

^^^ Kal is a bad ass. Even if he doesn't like sports.

OP, dont worry about it. Seriously. Laugh it off.

The devil visited a lawyer's office and made him an offer. "I can arrange some things for you, " the devil said. "I'll increase your income five-fold. Your partners will love you; your clients will respect you; you'll have four months of vacation each year and live to be a hundred. All I require in return is that your wife's soul, your children's souls, and their children's souls rot in hell for eternity."

The lawyer thought for a moment. "What's the catch?" he asked.

A man went to a brain store to get some brain to complete a study. He sees a sign remarking on the quality of professional brain offerred at this particular brain store. He begins to question the butcher about the cost of these brains.

"How much does it cost for engineer brain?"
"Three dollars an ounce."
"How much does it cost for programmer brain?"
"Four dollars an ounce."
"How much for lawyer brain?"
"$1,000 an ounce."
"Why is lawyer brain so much more?"
"Do you know how many lawyers we had to kill to get one ounce of brain?"

A golfer hooked his tee shot over a hill and onto the next fairway. Walking toward his ball, he saw a man lying on the ground, groaning with pain.

"I'm an attorney," the wincing man said, "and this is going to cost you $5000."

"I'm sorry, I'm really sorry," the concerned golfer replied. "But I did yell 'fore'."

"I'll take it," the attorney said.

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby togepi » Thu May 10, 2012 11:59 pm

Maybe I'm just in the minority, but I think dentists are worse than lawyers

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby kalvano » Fri May 11, 2012 12:03 am

I read that dentists are more prone to suicide.

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby togepi » Fri May 11, 2012 12:10 am

kalvano wrote:I read that dentists are more prone to suicide.


+1

Lawyers poke your wallet, Dentists poke your gums.

At least my wallet only metaphorically bleeds after hiring a lawyer.

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby roaringeagle » Fri May 11, 2012 5:56 pm

kalvano wrote:I read that dentists are more prone to suicide.


My dentist is awesome. He whips out that drill like a G6. Seriously he has mad skillz. He can drill and fill a cavity in 15 minutes or less. He also plays the banjo, volunteers at a clinic, and teaches at UMD dentist school.

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby JCFindley » Sat May 12, 2012 9:59 am

You roll with it.... You KNOW every lawyer joke there is, beat them to the punch line and laugh along.... If they aren't telling a lawyer joke and just calling them scum YOU introduce a joke..... Seriously, it works like a magic charm....

Being an 01 and never having been a lawyer how would I know you ask? Because pilots in the Air Force are not exactly embraced by virtually anyone else in the Air Force. We are thought of as over paid, pampered, womanizing prima donnas that get ALL the good deals and are really only a necessary evil until everything is flown as an unmanned computer drone....

You can disarm even the harshest critics with humor......

BTW, this lawyer and a fighter pilot are standing on a corner and this REALLY hot chick walks by.

The pilot says "Man I'd like to screw her!"

Lawyer says, "Out of WHAT?"

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Re: How to respond to the "lawyers are scum" meme?

Postby CanadianWolf » Sat May 12, 2012 10:11 am

Or you could just ask them for their billing addresses. :D




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