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Re: postmortems on the day of the test
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2006, 12:35:34 PM »
Isn't it true that they're ahead of us, in terms of time zones.  So they probably took the test before us, not after. 
that's what i'm thinking.

i dont think so. if we take the test at 8am then presuming that its 8 hours ahead it would be 3 pm japan time, but they take it in the morning, so they probably have from 9pm till 2 am to look at the pm

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Re: postmortems on the day of the test
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2006, 01:00:41 PM »
Isn't it true that they're ahead of us, in terms of time zones.  So they probably took the test before us, not after. 
that's what i'm thinking.

i dont think so. if we take the test at 8am then presuming that its 8 hours ahead it would be 3 pm japan time, but they take it in the morning, so they probably have from 9pm till 2 am to look at the pm

we take it at 8am on 9/30 and they take it at 8am on 9/30. their 9/30 comes before ours so they take it before us.

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Re: postmortems on the day of the test
« Reply #12 on: October 06, 2006, 01:08:02 PM »
I'm pretty sure Asia is ahead of us ... like, right now it is 1:00pm 10/6 here and there it is 2am 10/7 ... maybe we should be looking for THEIR versions of lawschooldiscussion.org ;)

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Re: postmortems on the day of the test
« Reply #13 on: October 06, 2006, 01:50:48 PM »
Isn't it true that they're ahead of us, in terms of time zones.  So they probably took the test before us, not after. 
that's what i'm thinking.

You're absolutely right. They're ahead of us.

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Re: postmortems on the day of the test
« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2006, 02:00:43 PM »
Korea is 13 hours ahead depending on what time zone of the US you're talking about, CST for me.  Also note that some of these countries do not observe Daylight Savings time.

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Re: postmortems on the day of the test
« Reply #15 on: October 06, 2006, 02:03:18 PM »
Im just guessing that LSAC isn't dumb enough to let this kind of thing happen.

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Re: postmortems on the day of the test
« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2006, 04:16:23 PM »
u r missing something. while you guys took it on 9/30 8:30 was it? they took it on 10/1 8:30 in their time.

Countries in Asia are 9 - 15 hours ahead of us. Dumba$$!

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Re: postmortems on the day of the test
« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2006, 09:57:50 PM »
yeah.. asian countries are 9-15 hours ahead of us. no need to worry.

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Re: postmortems on the day of the test
« Reply #18 on: October 06, 2006, 10:08:43 PM »
There are several old threads that state that Europeans takes the test in the afternoon of test day, so they are effectively writing at the same time as east coast writers. It also states that in other parts of the world like Asia, the test is written the following day in the morning, so they can, in fact, check the Internet for test details.

We all apparently are given the same test, except for Sabbath writers.

I'm sure the LSAC is aware of the time difference and the potential for cheating. They are also experts at analyzing their own data. I can only assume that since Asia is not given a different test, they have analyzed the performance of writers in Asia and determined that their performance is not statistically different enough from North American writers to make their test different.

Do a search and you'll find some old threads on the subject.

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Re: postmortems on the day of the test
« Reply #19 on: October 06, 2006, 10:14:51 PM »
so wait, they took their test the morning of the 1st?
?? '10 (But it's gonna be somewhere, dammit!!)