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Just finished and I think it was much easier than last night's!

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First Question: "Two Gentlemen of Veronohhhhhshoot!"
Not a good start, but it only went up from there.

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Agree! Much easier than last night's. Not sure about one:
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Venezuelan River?

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Substantially easier than last night's...a fortuitous glitch indeed.

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One of the easiest tests of any kind I have ever taken! Still probably missed 3 or 4 (or 5), including one of the very easiest... :oops:

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Whew! My heart is pounding but I'm feeling pretty good about the test. Except for one question, when I
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identified the Mets as a basketball team.
Hopefully that's good for a laugh from the CCs! :)
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Agreed. I felt it was easier and there were more wheelhouse categories for me. Shakespeare AND Presidents within the first six questions? Oh thank you very much!

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Agreed that this was the easiest of the four or five I've taken. Blanked on
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Florence Nightingale
and
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Virgil
(doh!) but otherwise felt solid.
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Oh geez...I felt like this was an opportunity lost. This was an easy test...and I missed a few, I know. (I think there were 3 I just didn't have an answer). Plus, a couple of others where I didn't get the last letter typed in before time expired that I know will be counted wrong by any computer that grades it. I'm probably in the 30s...but I won't know for sure until the video is posted so I can go back through it.

I will be kicking myself for the next few weeks; I should have performed better.

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4th president? Poetry form - sonnet? They weren't even trying on this one...

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I had no idea who the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees were. I never heard of those songs.

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This just might be my year!!!

I can't wait to see how I did, but I expect no less than 40. So much of this test was right up my alley and some other questions were just ones I happened to know. Usually I take the test on night one, but after last year's mess, and considering there was yet another new version of the test, I decided to wait until day 2--glad I did as I would've only had 31 last night!
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The Rock and Roll HOF was
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Green Day.

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Took it for real tonight and believe I got a 44 after a 43 last night. It felt easier than that, but the mistakes added up-the vegetable, the female novelist, the song (named the group, not the solo artist), the actor (bad non-pull), the disease (awful non-pull), and the musical term.

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Johnblue wrote:Just finished and I think it was much easier than last night's!
Agreed...had probably 41 last night. Only 5 tonight I was unsure about. Finally picked the correct night to take it for real! Now will cross my fingers and hope for an audition. It would be nice to find out they don't want me on the show because of my appearance and personality for a change, instead of my not scoring high enough to pass the test! :D

Have I just not noticed on prior tests, or is it a new add where they reveal the category for a few seconds before each clue? It made it a lot easier for me to focus vs. spending a few precious seconds on each clue trying to decipher what they were looking for.

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Is it weird that for the Crimean War nurse question, I could only come up with Mary Seacole, rather than the much more obvious answer they wanted? Stupid brain.

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Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Central), January 27, 2016

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After practicing with Tuesday's and getting 35/50, I was fairly nervous. Halfway through this test though, I got pretty confident.

It helped that I got 2 "homer" questions, being from the SF Bay Area. I missed the California gold rush question though...

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