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I wrote a blog post about the possible meanings of "it's easy". Can you think of any more?
 
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People who know their stuff well and get good marks will perceive the exam differently from those who do neither, so to them the exam is easy only in comparison.
 
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It's Easy! All You Have To Do Is...



The deadliest words in IT, whether spoken by users, management or even the developers themselves.
 
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Well, this one probably does not count, because from these electronic tests you get the result back directly. But in my days when exams where on paper:

It was easy, I did not understand what I did wrong, and think I got it all right. (But when the teacher gives the paper back, it appears I have got it all wrong.)

Numerous times I thought it was difficult and got a 80% score, while my classmates that after the exam told me that they thought it was easy and got something like 50%.

 
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Tim Holloway wrote:It's Easy! All You Have To Do Is... The deadliest words in IT, whether spoken by users, management or even the developers themselves.



Absolutely, but off topic here. I think Jeanne is referring to reactions after doing an exam. Right?
 
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