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The Puzzler


RAY: This puzzler was barely automotive. It came from a fellow named Jay Hodge.

Jay wrote, "Some time ago I was on my way to a family reunion when I noticed the odometer on my car was about to turn over at 100,000 miles. A big deal, right? When I arrived at the reunion I announced to my family that I had watched as my car turned over to 100K. My always skeptical brother said, 'I don't think so. I bet you really missed it. I think you just discovered that it turned over when you arrived and turned off the engine and you saw that it was over a 100K miles.'

"But this time I was prepared for him. I said, 'No, I watched it turn over and I can prove it.' And no. . . I didn't take a picture. I didn't have my camera phone or anything like that. But what I showed him did the trick. What did he see when I took him out to my truck?'

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