- From Scantron, a manufacturer of the devices. scan + -tron (Wiktionary)
“As for balancing chemical equations, I end up with a lot of writing because I refuse to use a pencil for anything but scantron tests.: p”
“ES&S, Diebold and a tiny handful of sibling Republican voting equipment and computing companies control not only the touchscreen machines, but also the electronic tabulators that count millions of scantron ballots, AND the electronic polling books that decide who gets to vote and who doesn't.”
“Do they wear jerseys with scantron bubbles on them?”
“We have the optical scanners with paper ballots and it works great ... never seen a problem with them and the process is pretty simple if you've ever used a scantron sheet for anything.”
“It's essentially a scantron like machine programmed to read black permanent marker.”
“As for balancing chemical equations, I end up with a lot of writing because I refuse to use a pencil for anything but scantron tests. :p”
“A couple of years ago, my partner and I went to vote in a local election and discovered that the optical scan machines where you mark a paper ballot, as with a scantron exam had been replaced by touch screen machines.”
“A month before the Interplanetary Universal This and That Plus Learner Exam, upgraded and revised and validated at great expense and stamped with the Official Seal of the Universe, each child meticulously bubbled their own individualized scantron--some used crayons, some Play Doh, some used ink, and a few traditionalists still fumbled with Dixon Oriole Number 2 pencils.”
“They write your order down on these scantron lookingbubble sheets (remember those from Junior High?), and then they slide them through a reader to determine how much you owe.”
“The “curve” is just a function of translating the scantron-generated number of questions correct into a grade on the A/B/C scale the students understand.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘scantron’.
Names for the next generation of My Little Ponies. Inspired by Star's list.
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