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server crash in middle of exam

 
Ray Horn
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Had stressful experience while taking the SCJP 1.4 exam: Half way through, when I tried to go to the next question, I got an error dialogue box. There was one other person in the exam room and he had the same error (he was taking a different test). Turns out workers in another part of the building were throwing circuit breakers and crashed the server (the exam room didn't lose it's power).

Took about 15 minutes for them to get the system back. Plenty of time for us to speculate about bad outcomes. But we were eventually told it should continue where it left off, and that is what happened. My test restarted with the question which had the system error and the time remaining was correct.

So if something strange happens during your test don't worry about it (too much). I passed with 98% (but truth be told; there were 4 questions which could of gone either way-got a little lucky).

Thanks to all at JavaRanch and K&B for their on-target book.
 
Mikalai Zaikin
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Congratz, you did it !
 
Bert Bates
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Congrats Ray,

You stayed cool and calm under pressure!

- Bert
 
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