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brain-teaser

A puzzle or riddle that is challenging to solve. Boy, that's a real brain-teaser—anyone got any ideas for what it could mean?

brain-teaser

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This follows the admission by Google's senior vice president of people operations that the company's famous brainteaser interview questions didn't work and would no longer be part of their interview process.(i)
Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of people operations at Google, said: "On the hiring side, we found that brainteasers are a complete waste of time.
The so-called brainteaser interview uses brainteasers, puzzles and riddles, presented in verbal form, for the candidate to solve.
The object of this innovative brainteaser is to help a hiker cross the river by strategically moving planks between tree stumps.
But at this stage the mosaic-like elements are so pulverized that one wonders if this enterprise isn't just a brainteaser, one that probably makes real sense only to the artist.
There were no correct entries for the July Brainteaser The answers to each of the geographical quotations were as such:
Dozens of Internet sites offer free brainteaser puzzles, and games and inexpensive booklets are available at grocery checkout aisles and bookstores.
These scams have made TV companies millions and some of them, especially the latest horror revealed about phoney winners on Channel Five's Brainteaser run by the aptly-named Cheetah Television, are precious close to fraud.
Daily lunchtime show Brainteaser asked viewers to solve a word puzzle within five minutes.
ANSWERS: Brainteaser: Martin Van Buren, the 8th U.S.
February's brainteaser: Gale Blackburn of London wins a Philip's Cook Globe The correct answer is as follows: `It' is a share of the world's gross domestic product (GDP).
Long-running TV brainteaser Countdown will today clock up an unrivalled new milestone - and has been recognised with a Guinness world record.
This year's monster brainteaser will take place on Friday, February 22.
CHANNEL Five have been fined a record pounds 300,000 for faking winners on their Brainteaser show.
"We have decided to suspend any output which involves any premiumrate services and to appoint an external auditor, though we have found no evidence of any issues involving any programmes other than Brainteaser."