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Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:16 pm
Dreamwalker says...

I got this score for a section of a piece I have posted currently on this site.

Flesch-Kincaid Grade level: 23.
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease score: 6.

I'm pleased with the first, though I would prefer if it was legible to most readers.
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Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:23 pm
Snoink says...

Um. I got a minus score for something that I wrote up for school that I thought was really clear and easy to understand?

Flesch-Kincaid Grade level: 26.
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease score: -11.

This is kind of embarrassing. >.>
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Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:24 pm
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MeanMrMustard says...

Snoink wrote:Um. I got a minus score for something that I wrote up for school that I thought was really clear and easy to understand?

Flesch-Kincaid Grade level: 26.
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease score: -11.

This is kind of embarrassing. >.>

Science major.

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Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:47 am
WritersUnleashed says...

I think i did pretty good. I got grade 8 with a 63 ease of reading. I posted my whole novel which is great because I am aiming for about the high school age group.

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Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:54 am
WritersUnleashed says...

Lol, i put in the declaration of independence:
Grade 20, 11 ease of reading o_o.

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Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:20 pm
Dynamo says...

Grade Level: 8
Reading Ease Score: 63

Interesting system.
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Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:58 pm
Payne says...

I posted Dextra.

Flesch-Kincaid Grade level: 6.
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease score: 68.

Maybe I should use longer words from now on...
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Wed Jun 08, 2011 4:54 am
Octave says...

Payne wrote:
Maybe I should use longer words from now on...

Most of my works are grade levels 6-7, while the readability always remains above 65. ._. At least I know I make sense, right? xD
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Thu Jun 23, 2011 12:48 am
Gahks says...

An abstract of a course I've written got Grade 17 and Reading Ease score of 15. On the other hand, the poem below (which I wrote) got Grade 9 and a readability level of 64. So it's not all bad. XD


Summer, and the heat blossoms like long grass.
The windmill is turning slower than usual. The house bakes
in the midday sun, while we bask amid the dandelions,
blowing smoke rings and swapping lemonade straws. I tell you

I promised Mother you could make the rain fall
from the sky. You hold me to my wish. So we sit there
for what could pass for an aeon, clasping hands, murmuring
in strange tongues, tapping the earth for its power.

Then at last the clouds give up their seed, and the air blooms
with rain, roaring with newfound clarity, driving the geese
into the barn, leaving the cows stranded in what is now
a paddy field. We throw our arms against the sky

and sing chants of praise to the gods – they have made true
their promise. You run down the hill and I race after you,
turning and turning in the grass, ploughing the land
now blessed with rain.
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Fri Jun 24, 2011 5:33 pm
Ranger Hawk says...

Oh fantastic. Don't expect any heady novels from me, then.

Grade level: 7.
Reading Ease score: 68.
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Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:07 am
matthewmazer says...

I submitted this from a fan-fiction I'm working on
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For as far back as my lineage can be traced my fathers before me have died in wars, whether it is the war we are waging now against the hellish creatures known as the Locust and Lambent, The Pendulum Wars, or the many wars before that. I am going to change that, I Clayton Carmine, am the eldest of my brothers, and the most experienced. I will not fall today for I have two sons and a wife at home waiting for me. I made a promise to them that I would make it back, and that is I promise I am going to keep. I, like my brothers before me, am now under the command of the famous Marcus Fenix. Fenix was once in jail until the COG, coalition of governments, decided to release him. Since then he, Cole Train, Dom, Baird and my brothers have defeated Raam, that was when Anthony died, and then Skorge, that was when Bennie died. Now we are going to find Marcus's father because the COG believe that he has found a way to defeat the Locust.

and I got a grade of 11 and score of 57.

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Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:20 am
stargazer9927 says...

Mine I feel kind of stupid now :)

I put in a bunch of my writing (including some of my essays for my AP English class) and I kept getting 7's and 8's. I didn't get anything passed that. I've always known I was a simple writer, which doesn't bother me at all, but I was hoping my essays would be a bit higher :(

But for the record just because you can understand something doesn't mean you can write something. Like my sister couldn't write anything I could and she's in 8th grade, but she could understand what I write. I can read and understand college level novels and textbooks but I couldn't write one.
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Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:36 pm
shadowraiki says...

Man, you guys feel bad? I got this:

Flesch-Kincaid Grade level: 5.
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease score: 74.

And that was the part of my novel that I had typed (well over 50k words). I guess it is a little as easy to read... but come on, grade level 5? Oh well, more people to buy it if i ever publish it :D
If words are just letters put together, why do we decide on what they mean?

I step away from the grammar to review the story.

I don't do poetry.

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Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:42 am
originalhobbit says...

I got grade level 5 and a readability level of 74.

The problem? My excerpt is from the novel I'm just starting, which is going to have quite a bit of gore and a lesbian storyline. If I published it for kids (which is highly unlikely) of the ages ten to eleven, the uproar would be huge. I can see the angry mothers now... Talking about how I've "corrupted" their children.
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ChocolateMoonLight says...

I posted the first story I wrote on YWS and this is what I get.

Spoiler! :
Flesch-Kincaid Grade level: 7.
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease score: 67.

I really need to do something. *Starts rummaging around for a good piece to see the next score a grade up* :idea:
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