PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

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PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby Mad Hatter » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:20 am

It's douchy. Don't do it.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby Grazzhoppa » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:23 am

Don't warn them. I like to make judgments on the people that do this.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby helix23 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:40 am

What if I want people to think I'm douchey?

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby IAFG » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:47 am

helix23 wrote:What if I want people to think I'm douchey?

Then wait until you can post your A-range grades.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby acrossthelake » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:49 am

IAFG wrote:
helix23 wrote:What if I want people to think I'm douchey?

Then wait until you can post your A-range grades.


I've been told that only the cum laude grads tend to post their degrees to Facebook.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby pacifica » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:51 am

half of TLS forum posts are douchey... if we disallow that and insecurity, you'd be down to only "cool avatar bro" posts

it's what makes it all so fun, cus there's so many of us...
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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby rad lulz » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:57 am

Wait until you get your $160k OCI offer instead.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby TrialLawyer16 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:03 am

I didn't do it, but I don't see anything douchey about it personally. What's wrong with someone sharing their excitement? It's no different than posting a picture of your new car or your wedding ring on FB. Should you not do that since some of your friends may not be getting married or are using public transportation? Some of you guys need to stop being so insecure. Seeing something like this as douchey screams of either insecurity and/or envy.
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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby twinkletoes16 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:03 am

Mad Hatter wrote:It's douchy. Don't do it.



TOO LATE. i've never been happier to go back to school and get out of my dead end shithole minimum wage job. of course i'm gonna post it.

i'll also post pictures of my new dog on facebook, as well as instagram pictures of my food and booze.


Image

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby TrialLawyer16 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:10 am

Grazzhoppa wrote:Don't warn them. I like to make judgments on the people that do this.

The judgments should be made on those with such weak character that they are unable to be happy for another person's success.

Everyone fails in life at some point. As mature adults, we all have to accept that we failed and be happy for those that succeeded where we did not.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby 20141023 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:19 am

pacifica wrote:half of TLS forum posts are douchey... if we disallow that and insecurity, you'd be down to only "cool avatar bro" posts

it's what makes it all so fun, cus there's so many of us...

Hey now, those happen to be my favorite type of posts. :evil:

.......... :wink:

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby Grazzhoppa » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:29 am

Posting on Facebook is nowhere near as fun as telling people in real life about dat TOP-LAW-SCHOOL acceptance (or so I imagine)

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby helix23 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:32 am

I did it, but only once. Posting ALL my letters would be douchey and annoying.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby moonman157 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:38 am

The only thing cooler than being the guy who got into a top law school is being the guy who got into a top law school and acted like it was nothing.

Ok, so there are cooler things to be, but you get the idea

There are kids who post every single acceptance. To me, the only acceptable law school admissions statuses are 1) non-specific "got into law school" with a sarcastic comment about how foolish they were to accept you, and 2) the school you ultimately go to with as "school x class of 2030!"

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby twinkletoes16 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:43 am

helix23 wrote:I did it, but only once. Posting ALL my letters would be douchey and annoying.



this. for the school i'm attending. posting one every time you get accepted WOULD be douchey.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby Pumpkin_Pie » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:59 am

moonman157 wrote:The only thing cooler than being the guy who got into a top law school is being the guy who got into a top law school and acted like it was nothing.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby Typhoon24 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:12 am

Make sure to tag your friends that didn't get accepted in the post so they can share in your happiness.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby IAFG » Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:16 am

twinkletoes16 wrote:
helix23 wrote:I did it, but only once. Posting ALL my letters would be douchey and annoying.



this. for the school i'm attending. posting one every time you get accepted WOULD be douchey.

so whatever you all feel like doing isn't douchey but anything more than that is. got it.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby helix23 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:27 am

IAFG wrote:
twinkletoes16 wrote:
helix23 wrote:I did it, but only once. Posting ALL my letters would be douchey and annoying.



this. for the school i'm attending. posting one every time you get accepted WOULD be douchey.

so whatever you all feel like doing isn't douchey but anything more than that is. got it.


Ya pretty simple

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby pacifica » Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:45 am

Typhoon24 wrote:Make sure to tag your friends that didn't get accepted in the post so they can share in your happiness.


summary of this thread's consensus: post the acceptance to the school you're attending on your own fb wall, and then the acceptances to the schools you're not attending on walls of friends who didn't get into that particular school.

i feel like this combo method is effective and personalized, and shows great attention to detail.
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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby laxbrah420 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:46 am

it's cooler to not add it and then have something to talk about at your high school reunion.
hope that helps, please vote for me

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby helix23 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:50 am

laxbrah420 wrote:it's cooler to not add it and then have something to talk about at your high school reunion.
hope that helps, please vote for me


I don't trust new leaf helpful Laxbrah. Something is afoot.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby FeelTheHeat » Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:03 am

Who gives a shit?

It's exciting for a lot of different reasons. Not everyone can be a cynical and jaded TLSer.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby dr123 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:18 am

twinkletoes16 wrote:
helix23 wrote:I did it, but only once. Posting ALL my letters would be douchey and annoying.



this. for the school i'm attending. posting one every time you get accepted WOULD be douchey.


Whats the fucking point? Sounds like a hassle to upload a letter to brag about on facebook.

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Re: PSA: Do not post your acceptance letter on Facebook

Postby suralin » Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:36 am

Uploading an acceptance letter shows too much time spent. You want to just convey your excitement, not how much time you spent thinking about how to impress your Facebook friends. I'd think a simple status would signal enough without being overly douchey--as long as it's your dream school of course. E.g.,
moonman157 wrote:To me, the only acceptable law school admissions statuses are 1) non-specific "got into law school" with a sarcastic comment about how foolish they were to accept you, and 2) the school you ultimately go to with as "school x class of 2030!"




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