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Old 04.02.2009, 10:05
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Re: English Test

16/20, although wanting to finish I clicked too fast on the last question, so it should be 17.... I am a stupid ass... They should have asked for the I done and I seen variations and see how many Irish people get them wrong....
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Old 04.02.2009, 10:10
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Re: English Test

Gosh, I got a 20 and I'm not even a true native speaker! Well, I work in medieval English literature, guess that helps
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Old 04.02.2009, 10:18
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Re: English Test

19/20...only one unfamiliar vocab word. But the simile/metaphor stuff was like digging down into the sludge of my distant high-school memories...

edited to add - my husband scored 55 points on facebook scrabble yesterday with the word 'yoofs' - we were not impressed ;-)
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Old 04.02.2009, 10:28
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Re: English Test

20/20 - but to be honest, that was only because of the multiple choice possibilities on the first few questions
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Old 04.02.2009, 14:10
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19/20...only one unfamiliar vocab word. But the simile/metaphor stuff was like digging down into the sludge of my distant high-school memories...
I was getting bored at the simile/metaphor stage because I was already frustrated with someone trying to show off their Flash programming skills and doing it badly.

1 question genuinely wrong; 3 mouse errors made.

Hence I award myself 19/20 for my efforts, 2/10 for the programmer who obviously hasn't grasped the basics of data entry ergonomics.

So there!
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Old 04.02.2009, 14:17
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Re: English Test

19/20

Quietly impressed with myself. Can't actually remember which I got wrong now.
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Old 04.02.2009, 14:23
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Re: English Test

18/20

Questionnaire I spelt wrong and probably still have here, plus I chose ! over - in another question.

I'm a mathematician and have questionable linguistic skills, so very happy with that.
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Old 04.02.2009, 16:21
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Re: English Test

thank you Nicky for such a nice brain-training or train-braining I couldn't imagine 18/20, what will give my maths remains?
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Old 04.02.2009, 16:32
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19/20...only one unfamiliar vocab word.
Same here. All the rest was easy, but I majored in English Lit and Linguistics during my first degree and I've been employed as a writer for almost my entire working life.

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...and my second degree was Computer Science, yet I still struggle with simple averages, let alone complicated mathematical equations. I suck at maths. Well done to you for being good at both!
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Re: English Test

14 of 20
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Old 04.02.2009, 17:04
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Re: English Test

Me ingleesh aint bad afteral. fought i was fick. Now i dunno. did me test an now me brain urts. fink i got 21 rite or sumat.
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Old 04.02.2009, 17:04
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Re: English Test

19 out of 20 and the one I missed, I'm thinking Mouse Failure!

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Old 04.02.2009, 17:14
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I failed...
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Old 04.02.2009, 19:47
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Re: English Test

16/20. I mixed up my metaphors with my similies or something like that.

Not too bad I reckon.
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Old 05.02.2009, 09:44
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Re: English Test

16! Fiddlesticks
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Old 05.02.2009, 12:09
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Re: English Test

20 out of 20.

A good site that deals with English spelling, grammar, etc. is www.askoxford.com
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Old 05.02.2009, 13:36
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Re: English Test

19 out of 20 (and now I know that questionnaire has two Ns)
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Re: English Test

18 / 20 - apostrophes are still a mystery to me
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Old 05.02.2009, 13:57
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Re: English Test

20/20. Woo.

And for apostrophes: http://www.angryflower.com/bobsqu.gif
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Old 05.02.2009, 17:16
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Re: English Test

17 / 20

But good enough for a non-native..
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