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Perhaps there should be a small barrier to entry.One test: 100 questions on basic geography, history, and financial markets.Then a short series of reading comprehension quizzes on various topics, some benign and some controversial.The point will be to see if the reader can answer easy questions about content without mis-stating the writer's words and/or flying off on tangents unrelated to the writing sample.Not that tangential isn't plenty of fun, but can you draw inside the lines first?**And before people get indignant, I say, "That's a joke, son." - Foghorn Leghorn, of cartoon fame.famous in these partsThe fast ones get right by ya. Ta ta for now!
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will the test be retroactive or am I grandfathered in?
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QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperwill the test be retroactive or am I grandfathered in?You're all set, based on your vast contributions to geography and science.
 
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July 4th, 2016, 1:28 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperwill the test be retroactive or am I grandfathered in?You're all set, based on your vast contributions to geography and science.phew!
 
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July 4th, 2016, 2:54 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: frolloosLOL
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QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperwill the test be retroactive or am I grandfathered in?You're all set, based on your vast contributions to geography and science.phew!1) What's the capital of Assyria?2) Which number is the same in Celsius and Fahrenheit?3) What's your favourite Briton?
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QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperwill the test be retroactive or am I grandfathered in?You're all set, based on your vast contributions to geography and science.phew!What's the capital of Assyria?Which number is the same in Celsius and Fahrenheit?Hint: the ancient Assyrian capital is located in the modern state of Indiana, US. And archaelogists recently discovered some additional ruins (I am really enjoying the newly discovered potential of images :)) :
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July 4th, 2016, 3:39 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperwill the test be retroactive or am I grandfathered in?You're all set, based on your vast contributions to geography and science.phew!1) What's the capital of Assyria?2) Which number is the same in Celsius and Fahrenheit?3) What's your favourite Briton?I'd stick to fav colour :-)
 
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July 4th, 2016, 9:37 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperwill the test be retroactive or am I grandfathered in?You're all set, based on your vast contributions to geography and science.phew!1) What's the capital of Assyria?2) Which number is the same in Celsius and Fahrenheit?3) What's your favourite Briton?I'd stick to fav colour :-)One has to know these things when one is king.
 
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July 5th, 2016, 8:28 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaThe KingSticking to a fav colour, too?
 
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When I was young, I used to collect boxes of crayons (64 Crayolas - the best!) and pastels. As I got older, the collection expanded to watercolors and oil paints.She's a Rainbow - Rolling StonesI love all of the colors.
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