The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread (GREY DEY 7/1)

Prepare for the LSAT or discuss it with others in this forum.

What now?

See you in a "personal statements" thread
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Applying this cycle, but done with TLS
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Retake in October
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Indefinite retake
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I'm gonna make a "should I retake?" thread
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Change of career choice
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Other
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Total votes: 135

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby TexasENG » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:29 pm

gobears!! wrote:It is the most arbitrary system ever invented IMO and has components of both MLA and Chicago styles. If you can get a copy of it for dirt cheap on Amazon, it may be good to orient yourself with it. Especially if you are considering law review or a journal in law school. The attorneys in my group are adament about the fact that knowing the basics of the Bluebook can go a long way---but no one wants to come off as the person that knows too much hah


Thanks for the info. I'll have to look into it for sure.

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby placeholder » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:31 pm

BirdLawExpert wrote:
whacka wrote:summary of the last 10 pages pls


Texas has the best food of any country in the U.S.

Women voters are not a mindless bloc of ovaries with votes.

uhmm you are marginalizing the ones who are. stop overgeneralizing

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Postby jumbo2016 » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:31 pm

EnderWiggin wrote:
If we say "Hillary will win the female vote", we marginalize the all of the female voters who are not going to vote for Hillary. If we say "Hillary will win a majority of votes cast by female voters," we allow room for the actual nuanced reality that we know exists. See how easy that is?




"Hillary will win the female vote" and "Hillary will win a majority of votes cast by female voters" mean the exact same thing to anyone who is used to political jargon. (this is coming from an ardent feminist)

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby hammocklv06 » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:32 pm

AbbeyS wrote:I stepped away from TLS for a shower and other normal human activities for JUST a bit and saw you guys had like 4+ new pages. Thought it was grey. Nope..more food talk. Guysssss stop breaking my heart

Lessons learned? Do not step away from TLS/if you do, check LSAC before refreshing TLS.

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby Oskosh » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:35 pm

jumbo2016 wrote:
EnderWiggin wrote:
If we say "Hillary will win the female vote", we marginalize the all of the female voters who are not going to vote for Hillary. If we say "Hillary will win a majority of votes cast by female voters," we allow room for the actual nuanced reality that we know exists. See how easy that is?




"Hillary will win the female vote" and "Hillary will win a majority of votes cast by female voters" mean the exact same thing to anyone who is used to political jargon. (this is coming from an ardent feminist)

Agreed. I think EnderWiggin was just going for an exercise in doucheyness. "We allow room for the actual nuanced reality that we know exists." I should let my boy David Foster Wallace run through that statement, but he's dead. :(

Anyway, "winning the female vote" is not tantamount to "all females voted for Hilary." lol

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Postby Li'l Sebastian » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:37 pm

Thread take over complete.

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Postby texasaggie10 » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:39 pm

ruizdaw wrote:Thread take over complete.


Awesome job, my fellow Texan!

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby Oskosh » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:39 pm

Texas!!!

Fight!!!

Yeah, take that, aggie.

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby EnderWiggin » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:39 pm

jumbo2016 wrote:
EnderWiggin wrote:
If we say "Hillary will win the female vote", we marginalize the all of the female voters who are not going to vote for Hillary. If we say "Hillary will win a majority of votes cast by female voters," we allow room for the actual nuanced reality that we know exists. See how easy that is?




"Hillary will win the female vote" and "Hillary will win a majority of votes cast by female voters" mean the exact same thing to anyone who is used to political jargon. (this is coming from an ardent feminist)


Yeah I know. I broke Hume's law pretty blatantly there, but was trying to making a point about how generalized language in political news reporting glosses over important distinctions that we know are there.

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby thriller1122 » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:41 pm

Oskosh wrote:
jumbo2016 wrote:
EnderWiggin wrote:
If we say "Hillary will win the female vote", we marginalize the all of the female voters who are not going to vote for Hillary. If we say "Hillary will win a majority of votes cast by female voters," we allow room for the actual nuanced reality that we know exists. See how easy that is?




"Hillary will win the female vote" and "Hillary will win a majority of votes cast by female voters" mean the exact same thing to anyone who is used to political jargon. (this is coming from an ardent feminist)

Agreed. I think EnderWiggin was just going for an exercise in doucheyness. "We allow room for the actual nuanced reality that we know exists." I should let my boy David Foster Wallace run through that statement, but he's dead. :(

Anyway, "winning the female vote" is not tantamount to "all females voted for Hilary." lol

If you win an election does that mean everyone voted for you?

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby placeholder » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:41 pm

to all the texans: do you guy like jeb bush?

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby jumbo2016 » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:41 pm

gobears!! wrote:What if the joke is on us and they never go gray.....


Go outside spin around in a circle three times and spit

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby TexasENG » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:42 pm

Is anyone else wondering why Ben lied to us last week about scores coming soon?

Does he work for LSAC? Is this part of a nefarious social experiment?

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby EnderWiggin » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:42 pm

Oskosh wrote:
jumbo2016 wrote:
EnderWiggin wrote:
If we say "Hillary will win the female vote", we marginalize the all of the female voters who are not going to vote for Hillary. If we say "Hillary will win a majority of votes cast by female voters," we allow room for the actual nuanced reality that we know exists. See how easy that is?




"Hillary will win the female vote" and "Hillary will win a majority of votes cast by female voters" mean the exact same thing to anyone who is used to political jargon. (this is coming from an ardent feminist)

Agreed. I think EnderWiggin was just going for an exercise in doucheyness. "We allow room for the actual nuanced reality that we know exists." I should let my boy David Foster Wallace run through that statement, but he's dead. :(

Anyway, "winning the female vote" is not tantamount to "all females voted for Hilary." lol


I don't deny the douchyness (douchiness)? claim there. Waiting for Grey is making me anxious and angry.
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I also love David foster Wallace

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Re: The Official June 2015 Waiter's Thread

Postby earthabides » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:44 pm

Seamus887 wrote:
This is a stupid comparison.


you are

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