The Official September 2014 Study Group

GreenTee
Posts: 1364
Joined: Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:15 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby GreenTee » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:33 pm

.
Last edited by GreenTee on Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:49 pm, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
BillPackets
Posts: 2159
Joined: Sat Feb 08, 2014 5:56 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby BillPackets » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:36 pm

GreenTee wrote:Honestly Grey, I'm having trouble seeing the 'humble' part of your humblebrag.

Sincerely,

149 Diag.


You're right GT a humblebrag in that sitch would b like "idk guys it must b easy bc 178ed it n it was my 2nd test" but I think the humblebrag preface removed the need for making it seem humble

User avatar
Gray
Posts: 5991
Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:02 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Gray » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:40 pm

BillPackets wrote:
GreenTee wrote:Honestly Grey, I'm having trouble seeing the 'humble' part of your humblebrag.

Sincerely,

149 Diag.


You're right GT a humblebrag in that sitch would b like "idk guys it must b easy bc 178ed it n it was my 2nd test" but I think the humblebrag preface removed the need for making it seem humble


guys go take superprep B and tell me you don't love it.

User avatar
BillPackets
Posts: 2159
Joined: Sat Feb 08, 2014 5:56 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby BillPackets » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:41 pm

smccgrey wrote:
BillPackets wrote:
GreenTee wrote:Honestly Grey, I'm having trouble seeing the 'humble' part of your humblebrag.

Sincerely,

149 Diag.


You're right GT a humblebrag in that sitch would b like "idk guys it must b easy bc 178ed it n it was my 2nd test" but I think the humblebrag preface removed the need for making it seem humble


guys go take superprep B and tell me you don't love it.


I bot it today so we'll see

User avatar
sashafierce
Posts: 454
Joined: Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:44 am

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby sashafierce » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:41 pm

LG related rant. After watching alot of the Odyssey LG explanations, I'm starting to realize that whenever I'm stuck on a question in LG (like stopped in my track, don't know what to do stuck) its usually because I missed a major inference upfront. SO I pause go over the rules and my diagram once more and BAM!!! there it is!!! that major inference that I totally missed the first time.

Its annoying but its so so important because it makes me feel like every question they ask is more or less based on an inference that you I should make upfront :roll:

User avatar
Colonel_funkadunk
Posts: 2791
Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:03 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:44 pm

sashafierce wrote:LG related rant. After watching alot of the Odyssey LG explanations, I'm starting to realize that whenever I'm stuck on a question in LG (like stopped in my track, don't know what to do stuck) its usually because I missed a major inference upfront. SO I pause go over the rules and my diagram once more and BAM!!! there it is!!! that major inference that I totally missed the first time.

Its annoying but its so so important because it makes me feel like every question they ask is more or less based on an inference that you I should make upfront :roll:


I don't waste time w diagramming or inferences. All the answers r right there in the rules just do it in your head

User avatar
Colonel_funkadunk
Posts: 2791
Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:03 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:44 pm

smccgrey wrote:
BillPackets wrote:
GreenTee wrote:Honestly Grey, I'm having trouble seeing the 'humble' part of your humblebrag.

Sincerely,

149 Diag.


You're right GT a humblebrag in that sitch would b like "idk guys it must b easy bc 178ed it n it was my 2nd test" but I think the humblebrag preface removed the need for making it seem humble


guys go take superprep B and tell me you don't love it.


If I 149 will you out yourself as a humbleless bragster

GreenTee
Posts: 1364
Joined: Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:15 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby GreenTee » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:46 pm

sashafierce wrote:LG related rant. After watching alot of the Odyssey LG explanations, I'm starting to realize that whenever I'm stuck on a question in LG (like stopped in my track, don't know what to do stuck) its usually because I missed a major inference upfront. SO I pause go over the rules and my diagram once more and BAM!!! there it is!!! that major inference that I totally missed the first time.

Its annoying but its so so important because it makes me feel like every question they ask is more or less based on an inference that you I should make upfront :roll:


Definitely depends on the game. To master LG, I think you really have to develop a strong intuition about when to dig deep and search for inferences, and when you have to brute force.

GreenTee
Posts: 1364
Joined: Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:15 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby GreenTee » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:48 pm

.
Last edited by GreenTee on Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
Colonel_funkadunk
Posts: 2791
Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:03 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:49 pm

GreenTee wrote:
Colonel_funkadunk wrote:
sashafierce wrote:LG related rant. After watching alot of the Odyssey LG explanations, I'm starting to realize that whenever I'm stuck on a question in LG (like stopped in my track, don't know what to do stuck) its usually because I missed a major inference upfront. SO I pause go over the rules and my diagram once more and BAM!!! there it is!!! that major inference that I totally missed the first time.

Its annoying but its so so important because it makes me feel like every question they ask is more or less based on an inference that you I should make upfront :roll:


I don't waste time w diagramming or inferences. All the answers r right there in the rules just do it in your head


/humblebrag


I wish that I could actually do it all In my head

User avatar
Colonel_funkadunk
Posts: 2791
Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:03 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:51 pm

GreenTee wrote:
sashafierce wrote:LG related rant. After watching alot of the Odyssey LG explanations, I'm starting to realize that whenever I'm stuck on a question in LG (like stopped in my track, don't know what to do stuck) its usually because I missed a major inference upfront. SO I pause go over the rules and my diagram once more and BAM!!! there it is!!! that major inference that I totally missed the first time.

Its annoying but its so so important because it makes me feel like every question they ask is more or less based on an inference that you I should make upfront :roll:


Definitely depends on the game. To master LG, I think you really have to develop a strong intuition about when to dig deep and search for inferences, and when you have to brute force.


For sure, I mean some games you can figure out most of it up front, others (especially heavily conditional logic ones), it's all figured out locally w each question

User avatar
sashafierce
Posts: 454
Joined: Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:44 am

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby sashafierce » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:51 pm

Also..Bill, Colonel and smm PLEASE RESPOND :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm in the low 160s now last PT was PT35 yesterday breakdown -4 LG, -5 LR 2, -7 LR1 and -7RC. I am drilling RC and LR right now but I am thinking that since I have like all of the PTs from 1-71 maybe I should focus on a PT every other day then and drill the next day...So my schedule would be:

Day 1: PT in the AM-->Rest (watch Orange is the new black)--->Blind Review in the PM..
Day 2 Drill all of the question types that I got wrong....
Day 3 Repeat Day 1
Day 4 Repeat Day 2 etc etc etc

What do you guys think???


Colonel_funkadunk wrote:I don't waste time w diagramming or inferences. All the answers r right there in the rules just do it in your head


Everytime I try to do a LG question in my head I mess shit up...you are special...like seriously


GreenTee wrote:Definitely depends on the game. To master LG, I think you really have to develop a strong intuition about when to dig deep and search for inferences, and when you have to brute force.


Very true, I am working on Advanced Linear Games right now and I find them top be very inference driven

User avatar
Gray
Posts: 5991
Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:02 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Gray » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:53 pm

Colonel_funkadunk wrote:
smccgrey wrote:guys go take superprep B and tell me you don't love it.


If I 149 will you out yourself as a humbleless bragster

Yeah, if you 180 will you humblebrag?

User avatar
Colonel_funkadunk
Posts: 2791
Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:03 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:57 pm

sashafierce wrote:Also..Bill, Colonel and smm PLEASE RESPOND :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm in the low 160s now last PT was PT35 yesterday breakdown -4 LG, -5 LR 2, -7 LR1 and -7RC. I am drilling RC and LR right now but I am thinking that since I have like all of the PTs from 1-71 maybe I should focus on a PT every other day then and drill the next day...So my schedule would be:

Day 1: PT in the AM-->Rest (watch Orange is the new black)--->Blind Review in the PM..
Day 2 Drill all of the question types that I got wrong....
Day 3 Repeat Day 1
Day 4 Repeat Day 2 etc etc etc



I think that sounds like a legit plan, however watch out for burnout. That's 13 tests before test day at that rate.

Also sometimes I'll devote some
Extra attention to Stuff I don't necessarily miss if I know ive had a problem with it in the past. For instance I was really bad at NA problems starting out. Then I drilled the crap out of them, I haven't missed one in like 8-9 sections, but I'll still drill them and review them to make sure a curveball doesn't eff me on 9/27 d-day bow our heads

Edit: again I was totally kidding about doing LGs in my head
Last edited by Colonel_funkadunk on Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:58 pm, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
Colonel_funkadunk
Posts: 2791
Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:03 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:57 pm

smccgrey wrote:
Colonel_funkadunk wrote:
smccgrey wrote:guys go take superprep B and tell me you don't love it.


If I 149 will you out yourself as a humbleless bragster

Yeah, if you 180 will you humblebrag?


Absolutely without a doubt

Edit: n that shit won't be humble

User avatar
Gray
Posts: 5991
Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:02 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Gray » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:02 pm

frankly humble bragging is just bragging while actively trying not to be an asshole about it.

User avatar
Colonel_funkadunk
Posts: 2791
Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:03 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:09 pm

smccgrey wrote:frankly humble bragging is just bragging while actively trying not to be an asshole about it.


That's credited

User avatar
sashafierce
Posts: 454
Joined: Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:44 am

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby sashafierce » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:10 pm

Thanks colonel :wink:

User avatar
TX_UH
Posts: 169
Joined: Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:52 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby TX_UH » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:12 pm

smccgrey wrote:frankly humble bragging is just bragging while actively trying not to be an asshole about it.


It's kind of like saying "with all due respect" before telling someone how you really feel.

E.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Af-Id_fuXFA

User avatar
sfoglia
Posts: 1758
Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:30 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby sfoglia » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:13 pm

Nevermind. Spoke too soon.

User avatar
hetookmetoamovie
Posts: 620
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2014 12:03 am

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby hetookmetoamovie » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:14 pm

sfoglia wrote:Hi, I bought this for you guys for our celebration of the birthday of our matron saint of the LSAT.



I'm going to rock some leather pants on LSAT test day. Bey-approved.

User avatar
Gray
Posts: 5991
Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:02 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Gray » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:18 pm

TX_UH wrote:
smccgrey wrote:frankly humble bragging is just bragging while actively trying not to be an asshole about it.


It's kind of like saying "with all due respect" before telling someone how you really feel.

E.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Af-Id_fuXFA

According to my british friends, if you're british and say "with all due respect" it translates into "you're a fucking idiot let me explain this shit to you."

User avatar
sfoglia
Posts: 1758
Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:30 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby sfoglia » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:18 pm

Colonel_funkadunk wrote:
sashafierce wrote:Also..Bill, Colonel and smm PLEASE RESPOND :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm in the low 160s now last PT was PT35 yesterday breakdown -4 LG, -5 LR 2, -7 LR1 and -7RC. I am drilling RC and LR right now but I am thinking that since I have like all of the PTs from 1-71 maybe I should focus on a PT every other day then and drill the next day...So my schedule would be:

Day 1: PT in the AM-->Rest (watch Orange is the new black)--->Blind Review in the PM..
Day 2 Drill all of the question types that I got wrong....
Day 3 Repeat Day 1
Day 4 Repeat Day 2 etc etc etc



I think that sounds like a legit plan, however watch out for burnout. That's 13 tests before test day at that rate.

Also sometimes I'll devote some
Extra attention to Stuff I don't necessarily miss if I know ive had a problem with it in the past. For instance I was really bad at NA problems starting out. Then I drilled the crap out of them, I haven't missed one in like 8-9 sections, but I'll still drill them and review them to make sure a curveball doesn't eff me on 9/27 d-day bow our heads

Edit: again I was totally kidding about doing LGs in my head


I feel like I don't have enough time (I say while wasting it on TLS) to keep drilling what I've learned with LG and LR and RC and I know that I need to be doing questions constantly to perform well.

IDK, maybe I need to make some sort of schedule for myself where I do at least one section of LG and RC a day when I'm focusing on LR. But, I'm very weary of bouncing between sections like that.

User avatar
sfoglia
Posts: 1758
Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:30 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby sfoglia » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:20 pm

hetookmetoamovie wrote:
sfoglia wrote:Hi, I bought this for you guys for our celebration of the birthday of our matron saint of the LSAT.



I'm going to rock some leather pants on LSAT test day. Bey-approved.


Maybe I'll wear my leather pencil skirt!

Wait, just thought: extra points for the leather pants because Buffy.

User avatar
Gray
Posts: 5991
Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:02 pm

Re: The Official September 2014 Study Group

Postby Gray » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:21 pm

hetookmetoamovie wrote:
sfoglia wrote:Hi, I bought this for you guys for our celebration of the birthday of our matron saint of the LSAT.



I'm going to rock some leather pants on LSAT test day. Bey-approved.

Image




Return to “LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: BobBoblaw, ebmus11, Greenteachurro, Instrumental, mrgstephe, theothercat and 9 guests