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The Civil Service - Part II

by Jack Lockerby


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About the Story

Such was the success rate of the applicants with the original entrance test that a new test has now been drawn up that is felt will present an even stiffer challenge for anybody daring to gain entrance into the CIVIL SERVICE. Not only that, but the "powers-that-be" have also insisted that the "rule-maker" devise a further series of tests for those wishing to reach the higher echelons.

With the above in mind, each applicant will be placed in an "enclosed environment" where he or she will be confronted with a series of "mind-boggling" problems. Some requiring not only a superior intellect but also an ability to "twist" the obvious to suit the solution. Only those applicants with a good service record, a superior mind and a public school education will be allowed to participate ... unless you can think of some other means of "qualification" that could gain you the access you desire.

YOU, or whoever endeavours to undertake the tasks laid before them, will need to utilise all the mental abilities of a "Grand Chessmaster" whilst pondering the problems laid before the applicant.

Temper your judgement with some devious thinking and YOU might just get lucky. Though it is advised that a modicum of common-sense will go a long way in helping you through the tests.

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Editorial Reviews

If you like logical puzzles - of both the numerical and verbal variety - then you will probably find something you like in this game. However the puzzles aren't all THAT difficult and often the stumbling blocks appear because of the archaic interface and parser used by the game.
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