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This post was published more than 14 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have, to put it mildly, mellowed.

I'm not a believer in brushing the past under the carpet. I've written some offensive rubbish on here in the past: deleting it and pretending it never happened doesn't change that. I hope that stumbling across something that's 14 years old won't offend anyone anew, because I hope that people can understand that what I thought and felt and wrote about then is probably very different to what I think and feel and wrote about now. It's a relic of an (albeit recent) bygone era.

So, given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views may well have changed in the last 14 years. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find utterly cringeworthy today.
  • This post might use words or language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate, offensive, embarrassing, or all three.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken, and embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

Today was my final exam of the week: the MCQ/TF/EMI.

This exam consists of three parts: a multiple choice section, which consists of sixty questions with five answer options; a true/false section, which consists of forty true/false questions; and an EMI section, which consists (essentially) of eighty multiple choice questions with up to thirteen answer options.

It didn’t go brilliantly today, and neither did it go terribly. So it’s just a case of being relieved that it’s over, and then waiting to find out whether or not I have a viva, and then there’s just results day to worry about…

This 594th post was filed under: Exams, University.

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Some random old posts

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Cheating / March 2006, 4 minutes long

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Hasta la vista, Longhorn / July 2005, Less than a minute long

Robin Cook MP has died / August 2005, Less than a minute long


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