Pilot fish applies for a job as a sysadmin, and when the technical interview goes well he’s called back for something called a “behavior interview.”
“That was to see if I was a good fit for the corporate culture,” says fish. “There were the two people from the first interview, two of my peers and a lady from HR. It went as expected, with ‘what would you do if…’ questions.
“The interview was scheduled to last 30 minutes, but at the 45-minute mark they said there was just one last question.”
First, the group explains to fish that this question is to see how well he can think on his feet, so any answer will be acceptable.
Then the question: “If a horde of Mongols riding mutant tigers engaged a Roman legion armed with lightsabers in battle, who would win and why?”