SOLVING THIS SPY PUZZLE COULD LAND YOU A JOB AS A SPY – I’ve been staring at this puzzle, on an off, for over an hour and as far as I can determine it’s just gobbledy-gook.
I can’t make heads or tails of it but if you are one of those people who can make sense out of the seemingly senseless and jumble of letters then you could be, according to GCHQ, a perfect candidate for being a spy.
According to GCHQ the puzzle is designed to find the finest brains and to get them to work at the spy agency.
I have to say that if you are that brainy then you might be able to cherry pick a job and I’m not sure the starting salary of just £26,000 a year would cut the mustard.
I don’t like to be unkind but it appears to me the thicker you are the more Government will pay you… just look at the vast salaries that the incompetent fools who run Government are paid.
Oh well I supposed we are used to that level of bureaucracy.
So do you fancy yourself as the next James Bond? Why not have a go and see if you have what it takes to move onto the next level.
“The challenge would be critical in finding the right people to help protect the UK. The 21st century is confronting us with online threats that are difficult and dangerous, so we want employees who have evolved with the ever-changing digital world and therefore have the right skills to combat these challenges.
It’s a puzzle but it’s also a serious test – the jobs on offer here are vital to protecting national security.” Jane Jones, head of resourcing at GCHQ
The GCHQ puzzle is titled ‘Can You Find It’ and consists of 29 blocks of five letters. Candidates must be able to decipher this jumble into five answers.
If you find the answer then you’ll be lead to an online ‘treasure hunt’ where more puzzles are waiting. The online treasure hunt will involve you battling your way through the other such complex puzzles and you’ll have just six weeks to complete the entire thing.
According to reports a similar challenged was posted last year by GCHQ and out of the 3.2 million people that discovered the original answer only 170 ever managed to complete the entire treasure hunt.
If you can crack this code and complete the other tasks ahead then you will truly be one of a few elite minds to join an agency that was responsible for cracking Hitler’s enigma code – yes it certainly is a very unique and elite club.
If you are one of those who can see through the jumble and decipher the code I certainly wish you luck in your pursuit of being the next super spy. For me… no, I simply see a jumble of letters.