Results 1 to 12 of 12
  1. #1
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 7,059, Level: 25
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 491
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    31 days registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    333
    Points
    7,059
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0
    SUPER​VAUGHN

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 869,915, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 45.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    56,466
    Points
    869,915
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,152
    Given: 1,794

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    I agree. The class is 50 minutes. Make it count. Packing up early is just plain rude to the people paying attention and it wastes your time and money.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 76,046, Level: 85
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 504
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Bigman38's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Council Bluffs, IA
    Posts
    5,331
    Points
    76,046
    Level
    85
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 386
    Given: 483

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    this is hypocritical since I probably wasn't in class a large % of the time, but I hated it when everyone started packing up before class was over.


    "But letís see if the Cyclones can give everyone a nice big ****burger to eat. Opportunity awaits." -Brent Blum

    "I am the one who knocks" -Walter White

  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 63,415, Level: 78
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 1,435
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    PabloDiablo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    2,807
    Points
    63,415
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 197
    Given: 194

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    My issue was more commonly having profs run over time and then you would be screwed getting to your next class.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 186,420, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 41.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clark's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Ottumwa
    Posts
    9,622
    Points
    186,420
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 611
    Given: 83

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    Not hard for the professor to fix. A simple 1 question quiz at the end of class: what is your name. Those who leave early get a zero, those who stay get 100%(assuming they know their name).



  6. #6
    Walk On
    Points: 4,908, Level: 20
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 142
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    224
    Points
    4,908
    Level
    20
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 21
    Given: 5

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigman38 View Post
    this is hypocritical since I probably wasn't in class a large % of the time, but I hated it when everyone started packing up before class was over.
    It just means that you were very thoughtful in not bothering people by not showing up in the first place.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 651,043, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    24,520
    Points
    651,043
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,072
    Given: 226

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    Is it really a question? If you're looking to leave class early you're clearly not as invested as you could be. That said I did it all the time, looking back I wish I had put more effort in than I did though.



  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 215,753, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 71.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience Points
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    12,980
    Points
    215,753
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,330
    Given: 1,277

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    Most people are just being annoying packing up early, but I tend to give the benefit of the doubt. Some people need that couple extra minutes. One semester, I had class in Kildee with choir following it down in Music Hall. You had to sign in for choir every day, and if you weren't there by the time they pulled the sign up sheets, (pretty much by 11:02), you were marked late. I think you got 2 or 3 lates (plus the look of death from the director) before it dropped you a grade. So yeah, I usually tried to quietly pack up a minute or two early.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 135,211, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 36.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    ISUCyclones2015's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Ames via Akron, Ohio
    Posts
    5,784
    Points
    135,211
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 544
    Given: 165

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    The editorials this year are getting a little ridiculous. I'm not gonna lie.


    My teams: (as of 6/15/14)
    Cleveland Browns: 4-12 - .250
    Cleveland Indians: 34-35 - .493
    Cleveland Cavs: 33-49 - .402
    Iowa State Cyclones (FB): 3-9 - .250
    Iowa State Cyclones (BB): 28-8 - .778



  10. #10
    Chile Mac is Back!
    Points: 305,637, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    LindenCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    23,477
    Points
    305,637
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 526
    Given: 1,124

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    I think it is sad that this has to be an actual editorial, but yes, it is rude.



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 211,074, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    10,735
    Points
    211,074
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 496
    Given: 360

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Is it really a question? If you're looking to leave class early you're clearly not as invested as you could be. That said I did it all the time, looking back I wish I had put more effort in than I did though.
    This. Obviously there are exceptions if you have a ridiculously long distance to cover between classes, but from my experience those people were usually the minority.



  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 169,473, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    4,097
    Points
    169,473
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 230
    Given: 299

    Re: ISD: More Written Brilliance

    I don't like to agree with the ISD, but they bring up a valid point



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 07:00 PM