Research paper: staple at upper right corner?

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  1. platinumike

    platinumike Platinum Member

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    i just finished my paper, but i wrote down on my book to staple paper @ upper right. IS this the norm for term papers? or did i mean to right upper lett?
     
  2. SarcasticDwarf

    SarcasticDwarf Diamond Member

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    Norm is upper left, but some profs who are left handed or senile like the upper right
     
  3. cjgallen

    cjgallen Diamond Member

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    Upper right is correct . . . in bizarro world.
     
  4. desteffy

    desteffy Golden Member

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    staple both, and then rip out the unneeded staple when you see what everyone else did
     
  5. kranky

    kranky Elite Member

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    Great answer!
     
  6. monk3y

    monk3y Lifer

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    Always left...
     
  7. dabuddha

    dabuddha Lifer

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    I like to staple my papers on the right. Makes it easier to read since the fold in the pages from the stapled side is on the right (usually unused part)
     
  8. artikk

    artikk Diamond Member

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    I always staple my papers at the upper left corner.
     
  9. Kelemvor

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    Bring the stapler with you and ask which corner he prefers and then staple it there. But upper left it standard
     
  10. dmw16

    dmw16 Diamond Member

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    I'd say, be on the same side and staple right in the center of the paper. Then staple it to your forehead. Come-on...you should know where staples go... :)
     
  11. DougK62

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    Upper right is easier to read. I had professors that requested it.

     
  12. StageLeft

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    Upper right is correct.

    If you are brain dead.
     
  13. mundane

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    I had a professor who, upon receiving an essay stapled in the upper right hand corner, cut off the entire corner (all 8-10 pages of it), then staple it in the upper left, and returned it to the student. Some profs are weird like that.
     
  14. platinumike

    platinumike Platinum Member

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    alright well thanks guys and thanks desteffy for the awesome advice. I stapled both corners, go to class, and it turns out it was upper left.