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Old 12-19-2007, 08:21 AM   #41
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I can't retreat from the reality of some redneck roots. After all, I was born in Georgia. But I was in the 40's.

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Old 12-19-2007, 10:19 AM   #42
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Level 43, some of the words I have read, some I only understood the root, love the vocab lesson though!
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Old 12-19-2007, 07:44 PM   #43
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Thanks again for posting this it has become my daily mental exercise !
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:08 PM   #44
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I have a good vocabulary, but I was flummoxed by some of the words.
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:20 AM   #45
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I thought the site was a good exercise in vocabulary skills so i posted it on an automotive forum i go to and got two responses so far
1=So people withhold rice from the UN and starving children until I can get words right on a website?
2=How long will it take to feed one person?
Lets say an average person eats one cup. One cup of rice contain about 7200 grains. Five correct words gets you 100 grains. Then it will take 7200/100 = 72 times of 5 correct words to get one cup. Lets say you cando 5 correct words in 5 minutes (if you are good).
Then, it should take 6 hours to feed one person one cup of rice.
How any starving people in Africa?


Gee What a bunch of cynics
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5 correct words in 5 minutes (if you are good).
Damn, I thought the tests were timed. I think I averaged about 5 words per minute. And I got bored and gave up. How long did other people spend on this test to reach those high levels?
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Old 12-21-2007, 12:20 AM   #47
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Damn, I thought the tests were timed. I think I averaged about 5 words per minute. And I got bored and gave up. How long did other people spend on this test to reach those high levels?
I just timed myself at 6-7 per minute, and I think that tallying them slowed me down. So, my best guess is maybe 10/minute. That checks with my memory of taking roughly 20 minutes to reach 4220 grains of rice, which at 5 words/100 grains would be 211 words.
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