We're a bunch of five brothers (though others exist),

We have varied jobs: one of us is a chemist,

Another a hunter, a zookeeper, a singer,

The oldest of us is a former adventurer!

We do share a goal - we're not that diverse:

Help you find your way (if you're not scared of spiders...)

Who are we?

  • $\begingroup$ Just to be sure, is the [knowledge] tag not required for this riddle? $\endgroup$ – 41686d6564 Apr 27 '19 at 16:04
  • $\begingroup$ Not required. Confident everyone reading this knows at least some of these brothers $\endgroup$ – Soltius Apr 27 '19 at 18:29
  • $\begingroup$ congrats on exactly 2000 rep! $\endgroup$ – Prince North Læraðr Apr 27 '19 at 18:33
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks a lot ! I will now delete all my questions and answers to stay there forever $\endgroup$ – Soltius Apr 27 '19 at 18:36
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    $\begingroup$ @Soltius "Confident everyone reading this knows at least some of these brothers" Well, now I'm mad! Let me ruin your "exactly 2000 rep" celebration with my upvote then. $\endgroup$ – 41686d6564 Apr 27 '19 at 18:48

These bros may be

web browsers - fits with others exist, sharing a goal, and finding your way if not afraid of spiders.

Casually employing the descriptions:

Chrome - to cover with the element chromium, so perhaps a chemist.
Safari - a hunter may be employed on this.
Firefox - another name for the red panda, an endangered species, though common in zoos.
Opera - a singer will be employed here.
Internet explorer - explorer being the adventurer (maybe being edged out by MS, so ex).

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    $\begingroup$ That last one may also refer to an incarnation of this: meta.stackexchange.com/q/326023/165320 $\endgroup$ – WAF Apr 28 '19 at 8:38
  • $\begingroup$ rot13(fcvqre nf va fcvqre jrof) $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Apr 28 '19 at 9:53
  • $\begingroup$ Good job! The "casual" part was actually refering to the defenition of "browsing" which can mean searching in a idle way, but other than that, perfect ! $\endgroup$ – Soltius Apr 28 '19 at 18:51

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