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    Hi, Ill be taking law + business courses next year. Is it useful to have a laptop in those lectures? or do we actually need a laptop for those lectures? Also, is a mac appropriate for these courses? ( If there are specific softwares that i need to have)
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    It is well annoying if someone is playing some stupid flash game in one of the rows directly in front of you. Especially if the lecturer is already pretty boring.
    Some guy was doing it in a seminar of about 5 ppl. Completely taking the piss out of the tutor. Very close to just calling him out.

    You can bring a PC to lecture if that's how you take notes but please consider the people behind if you start playing games
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    There was only ever one guy who brought his laptops to my lecture. It was rather annoying - he hit the keys very hard and distracted anyone around him.
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    (Original post by Chrrye)
    It is well annoying if someone is playing some stupid flash game in one of the rows directly in front of you. Especially if the lecturer is already pretty boring.
    Some guy was doing it in a seminar of about 5 ppl. Completely taking the piss out of the tutor. Very close to just calling him out.

    You can bring a PC to lecture if that's how you take notes but please consider the people behind if you start playing games
    Pfft. Shouldnt look at other peoples screens then! Rude girl...
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    (Original post by vix_245)
    For the business side of it no, u dont really need ur laptop. They print out lecture slides for you to keep, (well most do anyways, or they get posted online), and then u can annotate them with ur own personal notes.
    Exactly the same for the Law side of it too. Not necessary but a lot of people did; it seems to be more of a distraction than a help but you can if you wish. PS. Please use the back of the lecture theatre though. :p:
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    (Original post by thelancastrian)
    Pfft. Shouldnt look at other peoples screens then! Rude girl...
    :curious: Are you even at uni? No. [Stfu]
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    (Original post by Chrrye)
    :curious: Are you even at uni? No. [Stfu]
    Claws away! That was a light-hearted comment.
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    (Original post by xstrim)
    Hi, Ill be taking law + business courses next year. Is it useful to have a laptop in those lectures? or do we actually need a laptop for those lectures? Also, is a mac appropriate for these courses? ( If there are specific softwares that i need to have)
    i assume it would be ok and a lot quicker if you're good and quick at touch typing, however if not then writing notes may be better than typing up after the lecture

    also the tapping away may distract other students
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    (Original post by Anon the 7th)
    also the tapping away may does distract other students
    Fixed.

    Especially if you're a touch typist. :p:
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    (Original post by Mr_Deeds)
    Fixed.

    Especially if you're a touch typist. :p:
    :eek: you changed my quote

    ill have you done for that

    jokes :p: i agree may was not the correct modal auxiliary to use there lol

    yes i agree the touch typist would be the noisiest

    sit far away from other students if you have a laptop
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    I use my laptop in lectures mainly because I prefer typed notes and quite a few people on my course did the same. It personal preference but just make sure you don't type really hard.
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    (Original post by Anon the 7th)
    :eek: you changed my quote

    ill have you done for that
    Sorry lol.
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    (Original post by xstrim)
    Hi, Ill be taking law + business courses next year. Is it useful to have a laptop in those lectures? or do we actually need a laptop for those lectures? Also, is a mac appropriate for these courses? ( If there are specific softwares that i need to have)
    Can u and/or other people able to read your writing?
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    (Original post by Anon the 7th)
    :eek: you changed my quote

    ill have you done for that

    jokes :p: i agree may was not the correct modal auxiliary to use there lol

    yes i agree the touch typist would be the noisiest

    sit far away from other students if you have a laptop
    You could wear little finger gloves LMAO..

    (Original post by thelancastrian)
    Claws away! That was a light-hearted comment.
    Soorry.
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    (Original post by Chrrye)
    Soorry.
    Im a forgiving scamp.
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    (Original post by Chrrye)
    You could wear little finger gloves LMAO..


    Soorry.
    :rofl:
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    the only people that bring laptops into maths lectures are *****. see: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=776491
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    How come nobody has mentioned that porn is often found on these laptops, Ive certainly seen mucky movies watched during tedious lectures. Keeps everyone entertained.
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    im thinking of bringing a netbook to lectures. im going to buy one either way so might as well try it out. obviously not for all lectures (like our maths ones last year barely needed anything) but for many lectures/modules i found that writing notes in notepads resulted in bad organization, untidy notes written very hurriedly and lots of papers getting lost. i dont type loudly so i dont think it will be a problem
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    (Original post by abrp)
    im thinking of bringing a netbook to lectures. im going to buy one either way so might as well try it out. obviously not for all lectures (like our maths ones last year barely needed anything) but for many lectures/modules i found that writing notes in notepads resulted in bad organization, untidy notes written very hurriedly and lots of papers getting lost. i dont type loudly so i dont think it will be a problem
    What is the cheapest pice for a netbook?
 
 
 
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