Sine waves bound in rectangles shaped into prisms. Mass increases, position changes twice, and mass decreases. The prisms become rectangles and are either discarded or stored for later use. If that sounds exciting to you, you may have an exciting future in our field! We need as many able-bodied candidates as possible to help with our project starting ASAP!

Due to lack of funding to actually pay a skilled team, we offer these fantastic incentives instead! How would you like some soggy old gramineaeze? Perhaps acidified coagulation and bio-viscera upon heavily triticumized water? Imagine what you could do with all of that! Sign up today to start this FANTASTIC ADVENTURE!


*Company is not responsible for death or injury caused by crushing or falling.

What are you being asked to do and how are they paying you?

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    $\begingroup$ Must have solid Windows NT, Java, C++, COBOL, Unix, VAX, z-Series and iOS. $\endgroup$
    – A E
    Nov 19, 2014 at 14:22
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    $\begingroup$ The pay is meant to be easier to figure out, because it's a clue for the task. On another note, why is everyone downvoting? Are they not reading the whole thing? Do they think I'm posting an actual hiring ad instead of a riddle? Or is this just not as well received as my other themed riddles? $\endgroup$ Nov 19, 2014 at 14:57
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    $\begingroup$ I can't figure out the downvotes... It seems like a fairly hard, but well thought-out riddle. +1 $\endgroup$
    – mdc32
    Nov 19, 2014 at 14:59
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    $\begingroup$ @AE You forgot team player. You have to be team player. $\endgroup$
    – corsiKa
    Nov 19, 2014 at 20:09
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    $\begingroup$ Google returns one result for triticumized -> This page! Well done on inventing a new word. $\endgroup$
    – Kami
    Nov 20, 2014 at 10:36

1 Answer 1


I think that you're asking someone to

help you move.


The prisms are

cardboard boxes.

The sine waves are the

cardboard's corrugation.

You move them twice: once from

the house to the truck, then back into the new house.

When you're done with

the boxes, you break them down

so they're rectangles again. You can store them for later or throw them out.

You will be paid for your help in

pizza and beer.

Gramineaeze refers to

Poaceae (aka Gramineae), the family of plants that includes the cereals used in the brewing of beer. Through drenching and allowing the cereals to ferment, magical beer is born!

The other item is

Pizza, a combination of: | cheese, a milk product that is acidified (soured) and whose proteins are made to coagulate | Sauce/meat/veg, biological life that has been eviscerated (a term whose dictionary definition means the removal of organs, but whose popular definition often refers to the ripping or cutting apart of a living entity in a very brutal or astonishing way). | Dough, a combination of flour (ground grains of the triticum family) and water.

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    $\begingroup$ HA, I was way off. Nicely done. $\endgroup$ Nov 19, 2014 at 18:00
  • $\begingroup$ Wow! Nice one, Matt and @TravisKindred $\endgroup$ Nov 19, 2014 at 18:17

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