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  • I can imagine a person looking at the job advertisement and deciding that they won't apply because of the location (or some other reason).

    Yet, they may wonder how they would stack up. So, they work on a solution to the problem... and, with that in hand... trot off to one of the places they hang out (regularly from the looks of it) and ask others to participate in the "competition".

    I can imagine many, many reasons for not mentioning the source of the original problem. (One being the issue at the forefront is coming up with the best solution to *this* problem... not where the problem came from.)

    I can imagine actually submitting a resume, and a solution... and *then* wondering how I stack up. And asking others for their solutions so I can compare them.

    I can imagine your scenario being correct.

    I can also imagine the damage done to someone's reputation if you are not correct.

    What I can not imagine, is my Perl super powers being so great that I can devine the truth from the data shown. (I'm only at Level 7 on the Perl Medic scale.)

    How *do* you do it?
    • I'm not saying that I have the only possible explanation for the events, given the apparent facts. I hope it's clear as to what parts of my statements are facts, and what parts are conclusions I've drawn. If you draw a different conclusion, that's entirely your choice. I would hope that you're an independent thinker.
      • Randal L. Schwartz
      • Stonehenge
      • If you draw a different conclusion, that's entirely your choice.

        Sadly, I didn't.

        And that got *me* "frosted". So, I went upstairs and got another cup of coffee.

        Then, I remembered that once or twice in my life I've been wrong. (did I say "life"? ;-))

        With that in mind, I would have use a sniper rifle instead of a shot gun. But I would still pull the trigger.

        So, I would have simply sent an email to the company alerting them to the thread and let them decide on what to do should any of the submissions be s