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Revealed: Cicada 3301 code is recruitment ad for barmaid


£4 per hour plus tips, must have nice norks.

An almost impossibly cryptic internet puzzle that has taken the world by storm has finally been traced to a local pub in Harold.

‘Cicada 3301’, a series of mathematical and literary puzzles that is impenetrable to all but the brightest minds, was set up by a barman called Eddie in an attempt to find a capable barmaid.

Locals at the Squirrel Lickers Arms have grown used to incompetent and surly service. But the ever-resourceful and odd-smelling proprietor,  Eddie, decided to mount his own recruitment drive after yet another useless agency worker failed to live up to his admittedly low standards.
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