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Welcome to the club!

My favorite bout with a major brain phart is related to shifting my care into reverse.

<narrative>
Went to pick up a pizza, having driven their in my Mazda 5-speed. Upon receiving the heavenly delight I put it on the passenger's seat, careful to prop up the back so it sat straight despite the seat's but-wrapping format. Started the engine and could not shift into reverse. I had fronted into the space and things were not good. After some crazy struggling I put it in neutral, pushed it back a ways, and drove home - parking carefully in a space I could glide into without going into reverse. After feeding, I went out to try again - no luck.

The next day I made it to the dealer (fortunately, still under warranty) and told him the problem; left (Mrs Wife drove me home in her 6-speed - which is an important point). Well - much later that day the dealer called and said he found nothing wrong - so come and get the car.

It was when I got into the car at the dealers - who fronted into a space on his lot - that I realized what was going on. I was shifting into reverse as though it was Mrs. Wife's chariot. Hers is to the front left - mine to the back-right . . .
<narrative>

To coin a pun: brain-phart's really stink - and like their name-sake, are often good for a laugh.

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