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#1 2005-11-14 09:24:02

kidloco
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Registered: 2005-11-14
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A question on essays cheating

Guys, sorry to write anonymously, you know I just don’t want my professor to catch me with a question like that J

I’ve got a trouble recently with a paper that I found in essay database… But I am late with my terms again, does anyone here have experience with custom writing services? (like this one: www.customwritings.com )  I mean, will my professor recognize it’s not my essay if I order one from them, or not?

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#2 2005-11-14 09:45:52

MathsIsFun
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Re: A question on essays cheating

In a word: Don't

I marked papers for a few years when I taught at Uni. I knew my students and I could smell something fishy really easily.

All the professors took this type of thing seriously - plagiarism can result in expulsion.


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#3 2005-11-14 10:20:32

mathsyperson
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Re: A question on essays cheating

MathsIsFun is right. Everyone has a different writing style, so if you hand in someone else's work then anyone you knows you will easily be able to tell that it is not yours.

For example, if the rest of my post went something like "OMG you cant chet cuz thats chetin LOLROFFL1", then you would know that I had, for some reason or another, told a 12-year-old to type the rest of it out for me.

If you ordered an essay from some website then it would probably be completely devoid of personality and so the professor would notice and fail you. The only way it would work is if you ordered every single essay that you ever do from the same website. But then there really wouldn't be any point in taking the course at all because you wouldn't learn anything.

If you do the essay yourself then you can have the great sense of achievement that you always feel after slaving away in front of the computer for 5 hours and you can reward yourself with your favourite biscuit and you would keep the money that you would have otherwise wasted on getting someone else to do it for you. Plus you lose the chance of expulsion, which is a nice bonus.

If you can't do it because you don't understand, then the internet is a great resource for learning and stuff or you could ask your professor for help. If it's a maths essay you're doing, try asking here. If you can't do it because you've left it to the last minute, then the best way to go is really just to stay up all night with a constant supply of coffee at your disposal. You won't get as good a mark as you would have got if you'd done it properly, but that's really your own fault and it's still better than handing in nothing.

Wow. Reading that back, hardly any of it was helpful. Oh well.
Summary: Do it yourself because plagiarism won't work. As well as it being morally wrong, obviously.


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It wanted to be normal.

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#4 2005-11-14 10:30:28

kidloco
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Re: A question on essays cheating

Well, usually I do these on my own, I just don’t have time to do it myself this time because of my tight schedule and my job, so what do you suggest me to do? It’s 12-page essay

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#5 2005-11-14 10:58:02

mathsyperson
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Re: A question on essays cheating

As you could no doubt tell from my above post, I'm really quite terrible at giving advice. I'm much better at just helping people with maths problems.

All I can think of is to try to rearrange your schedule or maybe ask for time off your job so you can make sure that the essay gets done. Whatever you do, don't plagiarise. What's the essay on, anyway?


Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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#6 2005-11-14 16:37:00

Flowers4Carlos
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Re: A question on essays cheating

wow!!  12 pages???  that's crazy!!!  i'd be like, UP YOURS TEACHER!!!

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#7 2005-11-15 00:44:23

kidloco
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Re: A question on essays cheating

Ok I’ve ordered one, let’s see if lighting strikes me. Meanwhle need to go hurry with other stuff, see ya soon

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#8 2005-11-15 01:07:02

ganesh
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Registered: 2005-06-28
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Re: A question on essays cheating

May God pardon you!


Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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#9 2005-11-15 01:13:48

kidloco
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Re: A question on essays cheating

Heh, I don’t feel my carma dropped smile)) but mood increased significantly lol, at least I will be able to read the essay and learn from it

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