Over on Blogging the Bar, WestEast mentioned that a person from PMBR noticed her post about the testing accommodations at the local PMBR 3-day session and left a brief comment that explained the situation. That confirms a suspicion I've had for a while. Or, at least, it tends to indicate that there may something to my theory. What theory, you ask? Why, this theory, of course...
Our blog posts, and the comments thereto, probably have some value to the Bar prep service providers. When we post our thoughts and opinions here, we tend to honestly describe our interactions with these vendors in the hope that others in our position can learn from our experience and thereby make better, more educated, decisions about where and how to spend their money. These are opinions that the vendors would not hear if they were to ask us directly. If I was in their shoes I know that I would mine this resource.
My point is that the next time you get ready to click on the "publish post" button with that scathing critique of the lecturer you endured while attending "Joe Bob Brigg's Handy Dandy Top Secret Sure Fire Bar Exam Annihilation Methodologies, And Rodeo" seminar; just know that they may be reading what you write about them. And while this is just opinion and not fodder for a defamation suit, remember the Golden Rule. And that is ...
If they leave a comment complaining about your disparaging remarks, ask them for a refund.
Or something to that effect.
It's late (early) and I'm off to bed. Whaddya' say we do this again tomorrow, eh?
Yep, first thing.