I had another thought besides ice. If he filled the cavity with
vegetable oil and covered it with towels before sliding it into
place, the hydraulic action of the oil being displaced could
keep it from slamming down.
Same thing here as it is there. Couldn't get a fishing line in means
clearances in the few hundredths of an inch range and slab and hole
are both perfectly the same shape. Sorry but this sets my BS detector
You said you believed that the *post* was contrived BS.
That's different than saying the *Puzzler* was contrived BS, thus my
inclusion of the URL to the puzzler.
P.S. Similiar to your every day riddles, the Car Talk Puzzlers are
about the solution, not about the question. Read some of the other Car
Talk Puzzlers and you'll probably believe that most of them are
"contrived BS" since most of them probably are. That's not the point -
the point is having some fun trying to solve them.
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