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#466687 - Mon Apr 13 2009 08:57 AM Submitting when another quiz is being edited
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My lord, do the questions from the bunny never end?

All right, so I submitted a quiz and as it turns out, it needs MAJOR editing. I kind of suspected it would, but didn't quite know where. Luckily, the editor did and has helped me out tremendously. I'll be able to re-write it, but it could take me a couple days - even a week or so. Is it all right to submit another quiz to another category while I am editing? The editor I was working with in the other category has no affiliation with the category of the other quiz I'd like to submit. And if there are any problems with the second quiz (which I doubt), they are not to be the same ones with the first one (as the first one is a unique case).


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#466688 - Mon Apr 13 2009 09:11 AM Re: Submitting when another quiz is being edited
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We prefer you stick with the first quiz until it's completed before submitting a second one.
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#466689 - Mon Apr 13 2009 10:40 AM Re: Submitting when another quiz is being edited
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Would the system even allow that? Wouldn't it say something like "You have outstanding corrections on another quiz, please deal with that first" when you try to submit the second one?
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#466690 - Mon Apr 13 2009 10:51 AM Re: Submitting when another quiz is being edited
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Well, it lets you, but since it is not allowed, perhaps it shouldn't? Perhaps Terry should put "fix the system - for the 50 bijillionth time" on his "to-do" list.

Poor Terry...

Thanks, everyone!
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#466691 - Mon Apr 13 2009 01:03 PM Re: Submitting when another quiz is being edited
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Well, it lets you, but since it is not allowed, perhaps it shouldn't? Perhaps Terry should put "fix the system - for the 50 bijillionth time" on his "to-do" list.





The thing is though, we frequently send out corrections for restricted quizzes. Putting a stop to any submissions if they have a correction notice could potentially mean that we can't accept any from said author if this is the case...or we have to put the restricted one online- but that really defeats the purpose.
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#466692 - Mon Apr 13 2009 02:32 PM Re: Submitting when another quiz is being edited
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aha - I see your point.
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#466693 - Mon Apr 13 2009 02:52 PM Re: Submitting when another quiz is being edited
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But if an author is working on a restricted quiz, shouldn't they still finish with that one first before trying to submit a different quiz to a different category?
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#466694 - Mon Apr 13 2009 04:30 PM Re: Submitting when another quiz is being edited
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But if an author is working on a restricted quiz, shouldn't they still finish with that one first before trying to submit a different quiz to a different category?




If your quiz is on a restricted subcategory and you are not eligible to submit a quiz to a restricted subcategory, go ahead and work on a quiz that you are able to submit when completed.
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#466695 - Mon Apr 13 2009 04:56 PM Re: Submitting when another quiz is being edited
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If your quiz is on a restricted subcategory and you are not eligible to submit a quiz to a restricted subcategory, go ahead and work on a quiz that you are able to submit when completed.




...which is why the system doesn't automatically disallow submissions if there are outstanding CNs on another quiz.
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#466696 - Mon Apr 13 2009 05:12 PM Re: Submitting when another quiz is being edited
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Ahh okay. Like if someone had only three other quizzes online and needed to get up to the requirement of five online to have a restricted category quiz online. That makes sense.
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