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AND THE WINNER IS...OR ISNT...Most people answer this incorrectly as now you're in first place. But you're not, you're in second place. Your originating position is third place. When you overtake the second place runner, you are now the second place runner. WRONG!

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Q: You overtake the second place runner what position are you?
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