Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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I selfishly hope I wouldn't have gotten a good score on it. I showed up 30 minutes early. My password wouldn't work, so I reset. It takes 20 minutes to get the reset, another 8 to get the reset to work properly, and by the time I get there, it won't let me log-in. Out before it starts.

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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^^^Same. Hopefully I can still take it tomorrow night, even though I registered for tonight.

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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Same, wouldn't let me log in :( Out before it starts. Hope tomorrow's is better!

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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Fishercat wrote:My password wouldn't work, so I reset. It takes 20 minutes to get the reset, another 8 to get the reset to work properly, and by the time I get there, it won't let me log-in. Out before it starts.
Same here.

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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Started trying to log in at 7:52. Never let me log in....

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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Same here... sounds like a problem with their website. Anyone know if we'll be allowed to take the test tomorrow instead?

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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That felt easier than any test I've taken, but we'll see. My window was stuck on "Submitting your test" for over a minute, so I was worried, but it finally submitted it.

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OSXpert wrote:That felt easier than any test I've taken, but we'll see. My window was stuck on "Submitting your test" for over a minute, so I was worried, but it finally submitted it.
For me, this was one of the harder tests.

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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I was able to get in about a half-hour early. It took a while to submit but seemed to work fine otherwise.

That did seem easier than previous tests I've taken. I got 28 in 2013 and 33 last year, so I'm hoping this means I've done well enough to enter the pool this year.

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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Lots of people on Twitter had technical problems as well. I was fine, but I wonder if it's related to the new website.
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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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I got on fine. Felt easier than usual. I guess I got close to 40 - I'll figure out for sure once some kind soul posts the transcript.

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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I logged on more than 30 minute early -- no problems.

The test seemed easyish. At least I don't think I tanked as badly as I did last year.
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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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I agree I feel like that test was easier than I was prepared for, but I still froze on a few. I tried to jot down quick notes but I missed two of them.

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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I signed on at 7:35 and did not experience any problems as others have mentioned. And a few of the questions were on material that I just reviewed. I caught a break!
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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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Ugh, the math question threw me for a loop simply by virtue of being an unexpected math question and I couldn't recover in time...so frustrating for a gimme question.

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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I just looked up the answer the WTF (for me, anyway) hobby question.

My response remains: WTF? Call it my TPH moment.

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 26, 2016

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MarkyMarkm wrote:Ugh, the math question threw me for a loop simply by virtue of being an unexpected math question and I couldn't recover in time...so frustrating for a gimme question.
I got the answer... at 31 seconds.

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