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Earn $500 to Taste Test Pumpkin Pie

Sure, you’ll be able to squeeze in a slice of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving after a big dinner. Or maybe, given that things will look a little different this year , you’ll skip the turkey and make a pie your main course. Either way, you’ll want to make sure that you end up with the best pumpkin pie possible.

So what if we told you that you could have the chance to taste test a bunch of different pumpkin pies and get paid $500 to do it? Thanks to the latest “dream job” contest, you can. Here’s what to know.

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The pumpkin pie position

Basically, the job entails traveling around your area and sampling the various pumpkin pies on offer, then judging them based on the following qualities :

  • Pie appearance and color
  • Pumpkin-ness and filling flavour
  • Pastry texture and firmness
  • Filling smoothness and texture
  • Combination of spices and complexity of flavors
  • Value for money

In addition to the $500, you’ll also get a food and local travel budget to cover any additional expenses.

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How to apply

In order to be considered for the pumpkin pie taster position, you must be a resident of the United States or Canada, and at least 21 years-old. All you need to do is fill out this very short form (with your name, email address, state, and a brief statement about why you’d be perfect for the role) by Saturday, December 5th at 11:59pm EST. The winner/successful candidate will be chosen at random and notified by Monday, December 7th.

Like most of these contests, there are a bunch of terms and conditions —including that the winner’s “details and images” may be used for promotional purposes—so read those before applying. If everything looks OK (and you don’t mind handing over some personal information), go ahead and get that pie.

Dr. Elizabeth Yuko is a bioethicist and adjunct professor of ethics at Fordham University. She has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, CNN & Playboy.

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DISCUSSION

Apart from the idiocy of encouraging people to travel around during the pandemic surge, the source of this “contest” is an online gambling portal.

D isclaimer at the bottom of the contest page:

BonusFinder.com is a user-driven and independent casino review portal.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help, you can call 1-800-GAMBLER. Further, there are several resources you can consult for help, for instance: The National Council on Problem Gambling , Council on Compulsive Gaming – New Jersey , Indiana Problem Gambling Hotline , Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia .”

It’s a toss-up to decide who gets the award for irresponsibility , BonusFinder or Lifehacker. This goes in the “Not Helping” column.

Someone's gotta do it.

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