I started noticing a trending topic on Twitter under hashtag #collegetaughtme, and noticed that plagiarism and Turnitin was coming up a lot. Like all things, there are people that get it, people that don't, people that are haters, and people that are hilarious. Here are some highlights:
- #collegetaughtme that before you submit a paper- check with @turnitin
- #collegetaughtme that copy & paste was no longer my friend...turnitin.com #snitch
- #collegetaughtme plagiarism is the worst crime any human being could possibly commit
- #collegetaughtme that if I copy & paste, then thesaurus every other word, you'll get an A!
- #collegetaughtme Command C + Command V isn't plagiarism if you site your sources :)
- #collegetaughtme plagiarism is a real offense! I almost got suspended for plagiarisms in my women studies class.. Whew!
- #collegetaightme to NEVER TRUST TURNITIN.COM!!!! NEVER!<Omggg neverrr!!!
- #CollegeTaughtMe how to plagiarize!
- #CollegeTaughtMe how to correctly plagiarize
- #CollegeTaughtMe how to plagiarize forge and cheat better than an 80's college basketball team
- #collegetaughtme how to legally plagiarize
- #CollegeTaughtMe Its OK To Plagiarize...Just Dont Cite The Sources!
- #collegetaughtme how to plagiarize.
- #collegetaughtme how to plagiarize better. Copying from Wiki will get you hurt out here.. you need more sources & your own paragraph.
- #collegetaughtme turnitin.com is the damn devil
- #collegetaughtme how to plagiarize and make it sound official, like it's my own damn work.
- #collegetaughtme that this paper ain't gonna plagiarize itself!
- #collegetaughtme always quote my references or its considered plagiarism
- #collegetaughtme how to get away with plagiarism footnotes and paraphrases.
- #CollegeTaughtMe that calculated plagiarism is essential
- #CollegeTaughtMe Plagiarism is REAL! they'll kick you out and laugh..
- #collegetaughtme if u use synonyms plagiarism turns into original work.
- #collegetaughtme plagiarism is a form a flattery...authors shld be flattered we can't think of it ourselves!
- #collegetaughtme how to properly plagiarize
- #collegetaughtme how to paraphrase to prevent plagiarism
- #CollegeTaughtMe that plagiarism is just used to scare you
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