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did not pass 141

mary morris
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Joined: Mar 16, 2002
Posts: 97
I have a question for you people who took the test. Was the font on your screen monitors very large, like 18- 20 points and double spaced, I thought this would be a problem, (I was expecting code snippets and alot of scrolling)
so I told the tester that the font on the screen was too big and could it be made smaller, it couldn't and to find this out to 20 -25 minutes, the clock never stopped, (although it was suppose to) so I lost time.

I have been preparing for a couple of weeks and thought I was ready. I don't think it is the same questions everytime. The posts over the last week and what some people said was on - was not on mine.
This was the first test I have taken any test like this.
I looked at and went over IBM's mock test and was using XML@Whiz, which I thought was helping.
Tony Yan
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Joined: Apr 10, 2002
Posts: 170
You should request for a free exam retaking. You should have a case. 25 min is a lot of time plus your frustration level must be high after that.
Good luck!

Tony Yan<br /> <br />IBM Certified Developer XML and Related Technology<br />Sun Certified Web Component Developer For J2EE Platform<br />Sun Certified Programmer For Java 2 Platform
mary morris
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Joined: Mar 16, 2002
Posts: 97
Yeah, I did, it will take a couple of days, and I think I will slow down and try to use some of what I have was learning.
P.S. I will post a follow up on the nil vs nill post
Vitor Cavalcanti

Joined: Jan 14, 2003
Posts: 2
And don't forget to request your money back from WhizLabs. They provide a Money Back Guarantee!
Here's how it works:
If you fail in your actual exam even after using our product, simply mail us your score report (scanned copy of original) at and we will refund the full amount you spent on our product without cutting a single penny for any reason whatsoever. Certainly we don't increase your pain by asking any questions/explanations whatsoever.

Good Luck!
John Lee
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Joined: Aug 05, 2001
Posts: 2545
Good luck with your next try!
mary morris
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Joined: Mar 16, 2002
Posts: 97
I did think about the money back guarantee from WhizLabs, but I actually like the product, and plan on taking the test again.
I passed the XML rendering, and testing and tuning, but they only counted for 11% each.
Thanks for the encouragement
I agree. Here's the link:
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