TasThing

Qualifications

Solution

Each clue contains two components: A hint to a phrase that has a 2-letter abbreviation, and a word being hinted at. Enumeration is also provided. As hinted at by the flavor text, Backgrounds provides a number for each abbreviation. Using it to index into the hinted word spells out the solution.

Abbreviation: Number: Word: Letter:
Full combo (FC) 3 SUBJECT B
Forget Everything (FE) 7 CONSIDER E
Common Era
(CE)
4 DIAGONAL G
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 3 DIGITAL G
Decibel (DB) 4 SEMAMORSE A
Electronic Arts (EA) 5 BUHAR R
Bamboozled Again (BA) 7 PRIMARY Y

BEGGARY