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At 12:00 PM 11/10/1999 -0500, Kevin McGowan wrote:
>The PB&J example is comparable to this, in that it is something most north
>american humans have done. But imagine being that moron alien, you aren't
>used to our gravity, you have never seen a knife before, and what the hell
>is peanut butter anyway?
I wasn't going to contribute to this thread, but Kevin's comment reminded
me of my experience with a company that put me through two days of tests
after the initial HR interview and never even bothered to look at my
The PBJ thing was the last test, at 4:30 on a Friday afternoon, and I was
told to 'write a description of the procedure as though you were an alien
who has never seen a sandwich."
I wrote up a horrified report on torture and genocide for the Sentient
Vegetables Rights Commission of the United Federation of Planets.
K@, who usually behaves herself
Kat Nagel, MasterWork Consulting Services katnagel -at- eznet -dot- net
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