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« on: July 23, 2006, 02:27:46 PM »
I use a messenger bag (T2) w/a sleeve (also T2). For me, one shoulder works better than a backpack. Even so, I try to take only one casebook home at a time, becuase it does get heavy. I've also experimented with unbound books, which makes for a lot lighter load.
unbound books, interesting idea. my friend cut his pages out of his casebooks and suggested i do that, but i dont know if i want to do that. but unbound is definitely something to look into.
« on: July 23, 2006, 02:22:53 PM »
I just bought a backpack. I'm tired of having all the weight on one shoulder. I picked up a targus laptop backpack for like $40 at best buy.
i saw all their bags at best buy yesterday when i got my new machine. my concern was, do you think what you got will be big enough for your comp, books and supplies?
« on: July 23, 2006, 12:50:49 PM »
It's just more structured than the standard messenger bag and has more padding. It's not plastic, but it's not as floppy as your normal messenger bag either. My sleeve is just the standard, small computer sleeve. I bought my case to fit my old Thinkpad, but my MacBook is a bit smaller so I can still put the sleeve inside the case so it has a more snug fit.
gotcha, when you said case you were referring to the bag you put your sleeve in. i guess i should have gotten that, but i haven't even finished my first cup of coffee:)
« on: July 23, 2006, 12:41:43 PM »
There are plenty of laptop bags you can get these days that aren't obvious, and they tend to be a bit more sturdy than the average laptop sleeve or regular messenger bag. I have an inexpensive sleeve and a case so I can use a backpack if needed or just use the case when I'm not carrying as much stuff.
what do you mean by a sleeve and a case? is your case made of hard material, i.e. plastic?
« on: July 23, 2006, 12:24:49 PM »
I like sleeves because you don't appear to be carrying a laptop in your bag, which is a sharp contrasts to most laptop bags that shout "mug me and steal my stuff." Instead of buying a "messenger type computer bag" why not buy an actual messenger bag and get a sleeve. I have the second largest Timbuk2 and it can hold quite a lot (the largest is even more obscene). Another bag company I really like and if I was going for pure quality and comfort is Chrome (http://www.chromebags.com/Messengerbags.html).
Thanks for the link to Chrome. They seem like a great deal compared to similar sized Tumbuk2 bags. What size Chrome would you recommend?
those are probably some of the biggest messanger bags ive ever seen, really nice:)
« on: July 23, 2006, 04:28:46 AM »
just got my new laptop today, so i obviously now need a sleeve/bag to protect it. im leaning towards a tumi sleeve, so i can consolidate my books and comp into one backpack. but would that take one huge backpack? also, im wondering if i will end up carrying my laptop in the sleeve out of the pack because my backpack is too jammed with books. so now im thinking id be better off having a messanger type comp bag and a medium sized backpack for books/supplies.
what is everyone's take on this?
« on: July 23, 2006, 01:20:45 AM »
just picked up a 14" HP pavilion dv2025nr. they were on sale at best buy and literally flying out the door. sure am glad i got one because they are sleek looking!
« on: May 07, 2006, 03:56:21 PM »
Better schools=smarter girls=less attractive.
this is so true! the better the school, the more homely the girls. hot chicks know they can just worry about getting the best MRS degree available to them.
« on: April 30, 2006, 06:55:05 PM »
No. I'm going to Pepperdine. Loyola doesn't appeal to me as much for the same reason...I don't like the location and the idea having to deal with traffic to commute there everyday. But loyola is higher ranked and a little more respected although pepperdine is gaining ground now as well. Maybe you shoul visit both campuses again and then make your final decision.
gaining ground, pepperdine fell big time in the 06 rankings. however, regardless of rankings loyola is respected much more in the southern CA legal community than pepperdine.
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