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McGoohan's O-level resit

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Feb 2019
4:28pm, 6 Feb 2019
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Wriggling Snake
I distinctly remember it being under half the general population, still is, from the tax/budget/unemployment figures.

I might have a go but keep it private unless I thinks do really well
Feb 2019
4:32pm, 6 Feb 2019
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Wriggling Snake
thinks :-) FFS!

In my Maths A level Mock my teacher took 2% off of my final mark because the twat said I spelt my name incorrectly...I pointed out what my name is, and he still took 2% off. The twat.

He was annoyed because the month before he told me I'd fail as I had done no work at all, which was true, but I crammed like made and got 98% (i.e. 100).

I stopped doing anymore work that year and got a B.
Feb 2019
4:33pm, 6 Feb 2019
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Wriggling Snake
made, jesus, no wonder I did Maths.
Feb 2019
6:52pm, 6 Feb 2019
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Alice the Camel
If I remember correctly, the A level had a section in French.
Feb 2019
7:06pm, 6 Feb 2019
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Surrey Phil
I took my Maths O Level a year early and scraped through with a C. I did Statistics the following year and failed but have often thought about doing it again as I thought I should have sailed through it. After the exam, I thought that not enough time was given by the examination board to complete the paper.
Feb 2019
7:29pm, 6 Feb 2019
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Derby Tup
French in A level Gen Studies yes. Big step up from O level French iirc (it’s 36 years ago)
Feb 2019
9:28pm, 6 Feb 2019
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Little Nemo
I love some of those essay questions! Imagine trying to persuade someone who doesn't like poetry to try some. It's almost saying you're a complete savage if you don't appreciate it :-)
Feb 2019
9:39pm, 6 Feb 2019
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Thanks to um for setting up this thread. What I might do is drop a question or two in here every now and then for people to have a ponder rather than a mass of them like on my blog today.

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First pass answers - no google yet

Anyone know better - or corrections?

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