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    Question Home Inspection Question

    Happy Tuesday, everyone!

    I just completed the Home Inspection test and have a question that I hope someone can help me with.

    When I read the instructions, it indicated that all numbers should be typed in digit form, not spelled out. So, in the test, I did exactly that. One was correct, but on the other, the grader corrected it back to spelled-out form.

    Does anyone have any input on this? It leaves me not knowing whether to wind my butt or scratch my watch.

    I passed the test, so I should probably just let it go and move on, but I can't! I've gotten so many dang subjective grades in the past few days that I'm probably a little too edgy about it. On CW, had two graders give me two 8s and two 9s, but my final rating was bumped down to a 7. And, of course, there's no way to follow up on it because no one responds to any emails or inquiries.

    Thanks in advance to anyone who can help!

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    Default Chill

    Compared to other challenges faced by mturk workers this is pretty trivial. You need a break or another past time.

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    I think you miss the point. I don't need a break...what I need to know is the correct way to do it. But thank you for your valuable input!

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    Double check the style guide for sanity's sake, but I'm pretty much positive you were doing it right. SI has kind of changed the way they are doing things in the last couple of weeks and the changes have not been for the better. There is a thread about it around here somewhere... search "SpeechInk" and a couple should turn up.

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    Yes there are lots of changes going on right now with the home inspections, but you are correct it should always be numbers not written out. I have noticed a lot of weird things going on since they changed the system. Plus no grades and less pay.

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