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Second attempt at the KeyforCash Evaulations

It turns out it was the same tests again. I suppose it sort of matters if you mean to boost up your percentile. I went up 5%~!  😀 I think having to type nothing but 310620950 or whatever (I typed it in for so many times but I can’t remember it clearly ^^???) for 98% of the Numeric test helped boost it. I still wasn’t up to speed so to speak since even with the full keyboard, I had to find a place to put it. I should have remembered to push aside the laptop so I could properly have the keyboard sitting on the table. Not sure I want to try the evaluations again.

There was a bizarre snippet that came up in the Numeric evaluation! It was obviously a phone number as it was formatted as (###) ###-####. However, the rules indicated that anything in parentheses should be preceded by a hyphen. I sat there for a moment thinking if I should put it in. ^^  In the end, I made the decision to type it in. NO IDEA if I made the right move.

Anyway, throughout all the evaluations, I marked snippets with no “user provided data” as blanks (where the user is the person that wrote or typed the info shown on a snippet). For example, under Letters Only,  there were a few that only showed “Address” in computer printed text which was obviously the name of a form field. (Think of any sort of forms that require you to provide such information like a passport application, job application, etc.) To me, the evaluation was only looking for “user provided data” and not just any letters that pop up on in a rectangle graphic. After all, what kind of data entry job REQUIRES you to type in the form field headings as well? This could be an incorrect interpretation though. I’m not sure because, as noted in my previous post, there were no examples.

Oddly enough though, I JUST noticed that both the Dollars AND Numeric evaluations HAD examples. Not sure why I didn’t see them last night. I suppose I didn’t realize that the scroll bar of the pop-up window wasn’t all the way down the page. 9___9 I’ll go and correct the post now. ^^

Edit on Sept 8th: Managed to inch up to 98th percentile! XD Curious if I’ll get any work. Heh. Also, I forgot to mention that the evalulation is based on speed too.

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