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Accidentally made a small hole in the bar code in the exam... watch

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    This was for maths but now I'm worried they won't be able to scan it...Is the scanner really sensitive or should I not worry about it?
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    How did you do your exam already? GCSE or A-level
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    RIP. You are doomed.
    Doooooooomed I say.
    doooooooooooooooooooooooooooooom ed!

    jk they'll figure it out. nothing to worry about.
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    No. Barcodes can be read anywhere along their height. And even if you managed to rip the entire barcode out, I imagine the worst that'd happen is it'd be put into a pile to be manually sorted.
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    Barcodes are pretty resilient. As long as there is an uninterrupted section of the code it will be okay. You'd be surprised what can still be scanned honestly. I work at Amazon, so I see A LOT of barcodes.
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    (Original post by TheAlphaParticle)
    How did you do your exam already? GCSE or A-level
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    im guessing this isnt as level maths as i havent done mine yet, but in response to your question barcodes would need a large hole to make it un-readable. and lets say you brought water into the exam and miraculously only spilt water on the barcode, as long as your centre/candidate number can be read it'll be fine as they can check what exams you've taken to ensure that the paper is yours. so i shouldnt worry if i were you
 
 
 
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