Old tests vs New tests and LR

bchirco
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Old tests vs New tests and LR

Postby bchirco » Tue Aug 07, 2012 10:47 am

Hey All,

I'm planning on taking the October test and I'm finding a lot of weakness in RC and LR but destroying games (0-2 missed on average). I am going to focus on LR for the next 3-4 weeks but I wasn't sure if I should steer away from older tests.

Any suggestions? Also, would you suggest doing 35 min sections is the best way to build stamina for LR? I find that I am barely able to finish the section. :(

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Br3v
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Re: Old tests vs New tests and LR

Postby Br3v » Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:03 pm

bchirco wrote:Hey All,

I'm planning on taking the October test and I'm finding a lot of weakness in RC and LR but destroying games (0-2 missed on average). I am going to focus on LR for the next 3-4 weeks but I wasn't sure if I should steer away from older tests.

Any suggestions? Also, would you suggest doing 35 min sections is the best way to build stamina for LR? I find that I am barely able to finish the section. :(


I like newer tests because it is more true to what you will see on gameday.

General consensus though is old LR is older (well, different really) older LG is easier, older RC is easier

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Re: Old tests vs New tests and LR

Postby LionelHutzJD » Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:48 pm

Br3v wrote:
bchirco wrote:Hey All,

I'm planning on taking the October test and I'm finding a lot of weakness in RC and LR but destroying games (0-2 missed on average). I am going to focus on LR for the next 3-4 weeks but I wasn't sure if I should steer away from older tests.

Any suggestions? Also, would you suggest doing 35 min sections is the best way to build stamina for LR? I find that I am barely able to finish the section. :(


I like newer tests because it is more true to what you will see on gameday.

General consensus though is old LR is older (well, different really) older LG is easier, older RC is easier



I thought older LG was harder...?

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Re: Old tests vs New tests and LR

Postby kaseyb002 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:54 pm

Br3v wrote:
bchirco wrote:Hey All,

I'm planning on taking the October test and I'm finding a lot of weakness in RC and LR but destroying games (0-2 missed on average). I am going to focus on LR for the next 3-4 weeks but I wasn't sure if I should steer away from older tests.

Any suggestions? Also, would you suggest doing 35 min sections is the best way to build stamina for LR? I find that I am barely able to finish the section. :(


I like newer tests because it is more true to what you will see on gameday.

General consensus though is old LR is older (well, different really) older LG is easier, older RC is easier


I've always heard old LG is harder as well. In my very limited, recent PT experience (PT's 54 and June 07) , I've found LG's to be significantly easier. Can't dispute you about LR though...
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Re: Old tests vs New tests and LR

Postby North » Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:02 pm

LionelHutzJD wrote:
Br3v wrote:
bchirco wrote:Hey All,

I'm planning on taking the October test and I'm finding a lot of weakness in RC and LR but destroying games (0-2 missed on average). I am going to focus on LR for the next 3-4 weeks but I wasn't sure if I should steer away from older tests.

Any suggestions? Also, would you suggest doing 35 min sections is the best way to build stamina for LR? I find that I am barely able to finish the section. :(


I like newer tests because it is more true to what you will see on gameday.

General consensus though is old LR is older (well, different really) older LG is easier, older RC is easier



I thought older LG was harder...?

Me too. Never heard anyone say this. Care to explain why?

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Re: Old tests vs New tests and LR

Postby MarvinsRoom » Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:07 pm

RC arguably be the hardest section on the test.

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Br3v
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Re: Old tests vs New tests and LR

Postby Br3v » Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:10 pm

Well current LG is more of a straight to the wall plug and chug, so i guess its just different

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Re: Old tests vs New tests and LR

Postby JohnV » Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:31 pm

LionelHutzJD wrote:
Br3v wrote:
bchirco wrote:Hey All,

I'm planning on taking the October test and I'm finding a lot of weakness in RC and LR but destroying games (0-2 missed on average). I am going to focus on LR for the next 3-4 weeks but I wasn't sure if I should steer away from older tests.

Any suggestions? Also, would you suggest doing 35 min sections is the best way to build stamina for LR? I find that I am barely able to finish the section. :(


I like newer tests because it is more true to what you will see on gameday.

General consensus though is old LR is older (well, different really) older LG is easier, older RC is easier



I thought older LG was harder...?


They are.

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Re: Old tests vs New tests and LR

Postby glucose101 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:18 am

What do you mean by the RC questions being more "more straightforward"? Thanks!

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