QUESTION: "The names of three people are hidden in the sentence below. Can you find them? (The letters are in consecutive order.)
"It was a hard other choice: a car older than you or a new scooter."
MY ANSWER: "???"
ACTUAL ANSWER: "Asa, Dot, Carol"
CONSENSUS: I really hate you sometimes, Mensa calendar. The last time we did this, I got screwed specifically because I tried to find hidden words that existed consecutively within the sentence, one after the other. Thinking my lesson had been learned, that's exactly what I wasn't looking for in this puzzle...only to find out that what I didn't do was exactly what I would have needed to do in order to find the answers. Your inconsistency in format of instruction is exasperating.
Also: "Asa"? Really?