Monthly Archives: January 2011

Any Puzzler in a Clutch: VW Bug Mystery Story

Dear Tom & Ray (aka Click and Clack)— Recently you were answering a question about clutches and that reminded me of a story that might make a good puzzler. It’s historic and folkloric, and familial. It involves my brother Paul, … Continue reading

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IT Guy profits from Governor’s Cell Phone Order

So it did not take long for a sharp IT guy to figure-out how to profit from Governor Brown’s Executive Order instructing state workers to turn in their cell phones. State computer specialist Mr. I.M. Smartizell immediately turned in his … Continue reading

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Another job for a young Hydro Tech

USGS has an opening for a hydro tech (or hydrologist) just starting out. The job is in Carnelian Bay, CA, which is on the north shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe. The work involves monitoring stream water quality and flow. It’s … Continue reading

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