Unemployed? Lenter image description herek no further!

Are you:

  • Able to follow directions?
  • Able to read Flowcharts?
  • Highly motivated?
  • Able to count on your hands and feet without utilizing your big toes and thumbs?

Well then,

This Is The Job For You!

Simply answer the question posed below and you're hired!

Act Now!

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Word Pool List:

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    $\begingroup$ Man, I love a good flow chart! :D $\endgroup$ – Perpetual J Oct 3 '18 at 18:22
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    $\begingroup$ This is really good. Did you make this yourself? DVL2 $\color{darkorange}{\bigstar}$ :P $\endgroup$ – Mr Pie Oct 3 '18 at 21:11
  • $\begingroup$ @user477343 Thanks! I originally tried this, but it wasn't going well; not enough freedom, so I just made it in GIMP. $\endgroup$ – Chowzen Oct 3 '18 at 21:42
  • $\begingroup$ @user477343 87 Layers!!! $\endgroup$ – Chowzen Oct 3 '18 at 21:43
  • $\begingroup$ $87$ layers sounds like a lot, hahah. What is GIMP? It sounds like the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search although that is GIMPS, hahah. Doing some research, did you mean this? It looks pretty cool! :D $\endgroup$ – Mr Pie Oct 3 '18 at 21:54

The answer is


And the question is

When can you start?


The clue that fits the {0} box is WALRUS, first letter W.

Then for barnyard animal, the word is Kitchen, the three letters we’re looking for are HEN.

Then for {4,5,6}, the word is Arcane; for ability we want CAN.

For {7,8} the first two letters are LA (Louisiana and Los Angeles), and the word is Layover. The two letters we want are YO.

For {9}, b is the silent letter in Doubt, the middle letter is U.

For {AB} the word is EAST, removing EA gives ST.

For {CDE} the word is Artistic, we’re looking for Paul Simon’s pal ART Garfunkel.

For {F} the character that appears 6 times is ?

Put all together (in increasing hex order) gives “When can you start?”, which means this might be a programming job too!

Being able to count on your hands and feet without using big toes or thumbs refers to

The fact that we have 16 of those digits, hence the hexadecimal ordering.

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    $\begingroup$ Now for the discussion of salary perhaps? LOL $\endgroup$ – Perpetual J Oct 3 '18 at 19:05
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    $\begingroup$ I’m broke, I’ll take whatever Chowzen is paying haha $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Oct 3 '18 at 19:12
  • $\begingroup$ One US cent per year? That's really cheap manpower LOL! $\endgroup$ – Perpetual J Oct 3 '18 at 19:47
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    $\begingroup$ The job is yours! But sorry, this job's salary is a one-time lump sum of 15 RepCoins, payable as soon as I figure that I've milked this for all it was worth. $\endgroup$ – Chowzen Oct 3 '18 at 20:42
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    $\begingroup$ @Chowzen no rush -- think of all the tax I'm deferring by delayed receipt of my salary! In all seriousness though, this was a really fun puzzle! Very creative :D $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Oct 3 '18 at 21:17

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