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Re: CCIE Lab Price Increase posted 10/20/2007
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Could people please return to the technicalities of studying for the lab and
let the subject of its cost rest? At least not email the study thread?

Thanks!


On 20/10/2007, Mohamed, Liban [NTK] <Liban.Mohamed@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Nfr: did you attempt the lab yet. I hate to tell you this: life is not
> fair,
> get use to it. You are winning, and no one cares. We are trying to study
> here.
>
> Sent by Good Messaging (www.good.com)
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From:   nrf [mailto:noglikirf@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent:   Saturday, October 20, 2007 05:59 AM Central Standard Time
> To:     Darby Weaver; smorris@xxxxxxxxxxxx; 'Usankin, Andrew'; 'Rahmlow,
> Howard
> F.'; sheherezada@xxxxxxxxx
> Cc:     'Burkett, Michael'; 'Brad Ellis'; 'Christopher M. Heffner'; 'Eric
> Dobyns';
> 'Brian Dennis'; ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx; security@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx;
> comserv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject:        Re: CCIE Lab Price Increase
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Darby Weaver" <darbyweaver@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: "nrf" <noglikirf@xxxxxxxxxxx>; <smorris@xxxxxxxxxxxx>; "'Usankin,
> Andrew'" <Andrew.Usankin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "'Rahmlow, Howard F.'"
> <Howard.F.Rahmlow@xxxxxxxxxx>; <sheherezada@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: "'Burkett, Michael'" <Michael.Burkett@xxxxxxxxx>; "'Brad Ellis'"
> <brad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "'Christopher M. Heffner'"
> <cheffner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "'Eric Dobyns'" <eric_dobyns@xxxxxxxxx>;
> "'Brian Dennis'" <bdennis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >;
> <security@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <comserv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, October 14, 2007 3:41 AM
> Subject: Re: CCIE Lab Price Increase
>
>
> > NRF,
> >
> > Let's be fair - whether a guy who really wants thinks
> > he wants to be a CCIE pretty badly takes 20 shots at
> > the lab or more than 3...
> >
> > He's paying for the seat.  Right?
> >
> > I mean he's working for the money or it is a benefit
> > from working somewhere or whatever, he's paying the
> > $1400.00 for the seat and a chance to spend 8 hours
> > doing a taste test on whatever the meal of the day is.
> >
> > So if he's paying his money just the guy who may (or
> > may not pass) on the first try.
> >
> > Is there really a point?
>
> Sure, there's a HUGE point.  The 20-shot guy wanted it.  But so did a
> first-time test-taker who wanted the same seat.  That's the point.  If
> you've already had 20 shots to pass the exam, I think it is fair for you
> to
> step aside to let somebody else who hadn't even had ONE shot to go ahead.
> You can't just keep hogging the resources.  THAT'S the point.
>
> The bottom line is that you're creating a problem for other people.  Other
> people are being hindered from taking their shot at the exam because you
> (as
> the 20-timer) are evidently not properly preparing yourself for the exam.
> It's not fair to those people.
>
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