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Late for work

Situation puzzles (sometimes called lateral thinking puzzles) are ones where you need to ask lots of yes or no questions to figure out what happened in the situation. These are good puzzles for groups where one person knows the puzzle and answers the questions.

 

Puzzle ID:#227
Fun:*** (2.36)
Difficulty:** (1.99)
Category:Situation
Submitted By:trojan5x***
Corrected By:metallicman

 

 

 



A man lives one block from where he works. He needs to be at work by 9:30 AM. He sets his alarm for 9 AM, and gets to work at 9:30 AM. When he gets there, his boss fires him for being late. The boss and the man both had accurate clocks. What happened?


Answer

The man lived on the line where the time zone changed.
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