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Triplebyte fun or not

This probably breaks their terms, but facebook keeps annoying me with ads for Triplebyte so I decided to spend a few minutes to go through one of their tests to see how I fared.



The first question is pretty easy. Instead of spending a few minutes to see what the function does, being a lazy typical engineer, I just pasted into the chrome dev console. I guess they assume everyone is a javascript dev.

Next they collect all your information, I assume so they can farm it out even if you don't fare to well, haven't read the terms. Then you to pick a quiz. I chose the Android one, and well 30 minutes or so later I got to schedule an interview.



I was pretty upset that they gave no indication of my score. Instead of helping me actually learn what I may have got wrong with the 30 minutes I spent taking the test, they could at least say a percentage. I get they don't want to let people cheat, but come on, what a ripoff for my time.

So for kicks, I went and answered everything wrong to see what they say.



I passed again, with every question wrong!  Just no interview of course. Instead of saying, sorry you didn't fare so well, they say "Great you passed" (which is a deliberate lie unless the passing score is 0), now go do another test. 

Interesting their referral is $1500. Since most companies will give a referral bonus of around $5-10k it seems like a pretty lucrative business. 

Anyways thought that was fun, but if you're simply trying to see how well you do, don't waste your time if you expect any kind of feedback!

Cheers!

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