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Old Thu Feb 07, 2013, 10:07am
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Old Thu Feb 07, 2013, 01:11pm
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I don't know, but we don't have to know. Assume that the event or whatever has specified that rule will not be used. (More likely, the test writer just put a random score in there, not realizing the spread of the score would cause issues).

The questions are written like this:
X happens.
Y happens.
Z happens.
Now, True or False: when Blahblah happens, the ruling is Blahblahblah.

You have to assume X, Y, and Z already happened. If you can't assume that, then NONE of the questions (even the ones where X, Y, and Z are completely normal) make any sense.
That may be but if the score is 10-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning and the pitcher throws a pitch which travels untouched through the strike zone and the umpire rules strike he's missed the ruling because the correct ruling for that play is the game was over before the pitch. And if the ball is hit over the fence and he rules home run he's wrong because the correct ruling for that play is the game was over before the pitch. Why is the score even in the question if that's not the point?
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Old Thu Feb 07, 2013, 02:53pm
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The questions are written like this:
X happens.
Y happens.
Z happens.
Now, True or False: when Blahblah happens, the ruling is Blahblahblah.

You have to assume X, Y, and Z already happened. If you can't assume that, then NONE of the questions (even the ones where X, Y, and Z are completely normal) make any sense.
I'm not tracking with your last statement, Mike. If X, Y, and Z are completely normal situations provided in a test question, there's no reason to make any assumptions. It's when X, Y, and Z don't make sense that you have to decide whether or not these were mere oversights by the people writing the questions, or they were intentionally thrown in there to see if the test-takers are paying attention.

I have found in past tests that I've taken that the latter is usually the case.
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Old Thu Feb 07, 2013, 04:55pm
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OK... so what was the "right" answer on the test then?
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Old Thu Feb 07, 2013, 06:11pm
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OK... so what was the "right" answer on the test then?
???????/We do not have the answers just the questions. We will find out 3/1/13
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Old Sun Mar 10, 2013, 02:59pm
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I received the answers and rules reference today, T or F...
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Old Sun Mar 10, 2013, 05:02pm
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I received the answers and rules reference today, T or F...
X....check your PM's.
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Old Sun Mar 10, 2013, 07:28pm
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I believe that when reading a question like this, we must assume that things that happen before the supposed play were ruled upon correctly. So the 8-run thing being not invoked implies that there was a proper reason for it not to be invoked.
So without a line-up card, the assumption is that the team is using the DP/FLEX and that B1 is neither. Otherwise, nine could be fine
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Old Sun Mar 10, 2013, 09:40pm
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I tried to send you a PM ????
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Old Mon Mar 11, 2013, 08:13am
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I received the answers and rules reference today, T or F...
So what did they say the answer was to this question?
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