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Puzzle ID:#31088
Fun:*** (2.61)
Difficulty:** (1.65)
Category:Science
Submitted By:achnid*us****

 

 

 



How is it that you can cross a time zone and never need to change the time on your clocks?



Answer

GMT +12 and GMT -12 are really the same time, just on opposite sides of the international date line. You don't have to change the time, but you have to change the date.
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