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#5401 hindle xiii

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Posted 10 June 2013 - 03:39 PM

It's nearly home time.


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Posted 10 June 2013 - 06:45 PM

My lungs are knackered.....

 

38 years of smoking is taking its toll.


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#5403 MikeW

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:23 AM

Having spent all day on a stall at a summer fair over the weekend I can confirm that children of Junior school age are by far the politest members of society. 



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Posted 11 June 2013 - 09:02 AM

It should be interesting when kids celebrate these new GSCE's scores;

 

"Yay, I got 5 1's, 4 2's, 3 3's and 1 4."


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 09:18 AM

It should be interesting when kids celebrate these new GSCE's scores;

 

"Yay, I got 5 1's, 4 2's, 3 3's and 1 4."

It's daft... numerical ratings are just about OK if you have 1 as high then 8 as low as you can just about infer that without a qualifier, to have 8 as the high score will need a qualifier against that score.  If someone said to me that they got a grade 8 in their GCSE for a subject and I didn't know 8 was high then I'd be thinking about why they'd be revealing an abysmal result.  I don't see the problem with letter scores, an A is an A, that is unless the qualification has been degraded so much that the top score is A*****!*!*!!*+++ and a simple A is a marginal pass.


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#5406 hindle xiii

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 09:44 AM

It's daft... numerical ratings are just about OK if you have 1 as high then 8 as low as you can just about infer that without a qualifier, to have 8 as the high score will need a qualifier against that score.  If someone said to me that they got a grade 8 in their GCSE for a subject and I didn't know 8 was high then I'd be thinking about why they'd be revealing an abysmal result.  I don't see the problem with letter scores, an A is an A, that is unless the qualification has been degraded so much that the top score is A*****!*!*!!*+++ and a simple A is a marginal pass.

I thought the proposals were 1 being top. Although I didn't hear whether it was/wasn't.

 

I suppose it's the same as music Grades then?

 

They should use colours like martial arts.


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#5407 Futtocks

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 09:46 AM

Happy birthday to Gene Wilder, who is 80 :O today.
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#5408 hindle xiii

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 09:48 AM

Happy birthday to Gene Wilder, who is 80 :O today.

Considering recent times, more apt for him to play Willie Wonka now.


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#5409 ckn

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 09:52 AM

I thought the proposals were 1 being top. Although I didn't hear whether it was/wasn't.

 

I suppose it's the same as music Grades then?

 

They should use colours like martial arts.

8 is the high score, the idea is that you can add up all your scores to get a nice overall mark at GCSE level of education.  In a few years, they'll probably add 9, 10, 11 and 12 point scores to help show that educational standards are still increasing...


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 10:35 AM

8 is the high score, the idea is that you can add up all your scores to get a nice overall mark at GCSE level of education. 

Are calculators allowed to add them up?


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 12:13 PM

At home today, I just went to put the RU Lions game on in the background but hit delete by accident.  I'm fairly convinced my subconscious took over, gave me a mental slap and hit delete before I could watch it.

 

Please don't post spoilers on here, I may watch the game later on a highlights version..


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#5412 hindle xiii

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 12:20 PM

At home today, I just went to put the RU Lions game on in the background but hit delete by accident.  I'm fairly convinced my subconscious took over, gave me a mental slap and hit delete before I could watch it.

 

Please don't post spoilers on here, I may watch the game later on a highlights version..

skyHD? It should have a "Delete" tab on the Planner which keeps stuff you've deleted.

 

In fact I'd guess many set-top devices would have them, Dr Who talks about the one on Virgin.


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 12:22 PM

skyHD? It should have a "Delete" tab on the Planner which keeps stuff you've deleted.

 

In fact I'd guess many set-top devices would have them, Dr Who talks about the one on Virgin.

Ah, cheers for that...


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#5414 hindle xiii

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 12:24 PM

Ah, cheers for that...

Now unlock those threads...! ;)

 

And shift your post from UTF to the Cross-Code. :biggrin:


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 12:28 PM

Now unlock those threads...! ;)

 

And shift your post from UTF to the Cross-Code. :biggrin:

I got more complaints about leaving those threads open so long than I have about locking them!  I'm sure rugby league folk would stop breathing if they ran out of things to complain about. ;)


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 12:44 PM

I got more complaints about leaving those threads open so long than I have about locking them!  I'm sure rugby league folk would stop breathing if they ran out of things to complain about. ;)

That's what the 'ignore' function is for...

 

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#5417 ckn

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 01:19 PM

That's what the 'ignore' function is for...

 

:mosking:

Unfortunately, I can't ignore people...


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#5418 hindle xiii

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 01:22 PM

Unfortunately, I can't ignore people...

He's a poor lad.


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 01:34 PM

I'm sure rugby league folk would stop breathing if they ran out of things to complain about.

 

:lol:


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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:55 AM

I just realised that as of last week I've been self employed for six years and 1 month.  That's my new record for a paid job.


I've been a moderator of this site for 9 years!


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