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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    15 Sep '06 20:20 / 1 edit
    I will answer your questions yes or no until you can solve this puzzle.

    The police break into a closed room. It is looked from the inside, the key is still in the lock. The only window into the room is closed and locked.

    In the middle of the room a man hangs, dead. There is nothing in the room besides a puddle underneath the man.

    What happened, how was this crime committed. This is a problem which only Poirot can solve, can you?

    Edit: See below, 4th item - new puzzle as this was too easy!
  2. 15 Sep '06 20:28
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    I will answer your questions yes or no until you can solve this puzzle.

    The police break into a closed room. It is looked from the inside, the key is still in the lock. The only window into the room is closed and locked.

    In the middle of the room a man hangs, dead. There is nothing in the room besides a puddle underneath the man.

    What happened, how was this crime committed. This is a problem which only Poirot can solve, can you?
    first off i'll start by saying that this is the oldest riddle i could find anywhere.

    next i'll say this the man put the noose around his neck in the middle of a room that had a huge ice cube in it. as the cube melted the man came down when it was low enough he hung himself from the rope.
  3. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    15 Sep '06 20:36
    Originally posted by sofar55
    first off i'll start by saying that this is the oldest riddle i could find anywhere.

    next i'll say this the man put the noose around his neck in the middle of a room that had a huge ice cube in it. as the cube melted the man came down when it was low enough he hung himself from the rope.
    Thats not fair!

    I heard it in 1975 when I was at college. Haven't heard it since.
  4. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    15 Sep '06 20:36
    So try this harder one

    "The music stopped and she died"
  5. 16 Sep '06 01:48
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    So try this harder one

    "The music stopped and she died"
    I've heard several answers to this one, but I don't know which one you would perfer.

    1. Was she a ballarina in a music bow and when the music stopped she "died?"

    2. Was she a blindfolded tight-rope walker and the band played while she walked the rope?

    There were a few more but i can't remember them off hand.
  6. 16 Sep '06 03:00
    Originally posted by hypothetical
    I've heard several answers to this one, but I don't know which one you would perfer.

    1. Was she a ballarina in a music bow and when the music stopped she "died?"

    2. Was she a blindfolded tight-rope walker and the band played while she walked the rope?

    There were a few more but i can't remember them off hand.
    I still reckon the official answer should be the blind girlwith a radio on the beach. It's short, sweet and has no complexity about it.
  7. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    16 Sep '06 08:22 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by hypothetical
    I've heard several answers to this one, but I don't know which one you would perfer.

    1. Was she a ballarina in a music bow and when the music stopped she "died?"

    2. Was she a blindfolded tight-rope walker and the band played while she walked the rope?

    There were a few more but i can't remember them off hand.
    Clearly these are all too easy or you fellows are just very bright!

    Answer 2 was the one I knew!
  8. 16 Sep '06 10:34
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    Clearly these are all too easy or you fellows are just very bright!

    Answer 2 was the one I knew!
    Too easy.
  9. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    16 Sep '06 13:17
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    I will answer your questions yes or no until you can solve this puzzle.

    The police break into a closed room. It is looked from the inside, the key is still in the lock. The only window into the room is closed and locked.

    In the middle of the room a man hangs, dead. There is nothing in the room besides a puddle underneath the man.

    What happened, ...[text shortened]... only Poirot can solve, can you?

    Edit: See below, 4th item - new puzzle as this was too easy!
    This one was posted here a few months ago.
  10. 16 Sep '06 21:30
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    So try this harder one

    "The music stopped and she died"
    on a life support machine, the music stopped because of a power cut
  11. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    16 Sep '06 22:38
    Originally posted by mazziewag
    on a life support machine, the music stopped because of a power cut
    So many answers! So little time to think of them all!
  12. Standard member Hindstein
    Finish Him!!!
    17 Sep '06 00:30
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    So try this harder one

    "The music stopped and she died"
    She was the last surviving member of the WestLife appreciation society?
  13. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    17 Sep '06 09:32
    Originally posted by Hindstein
    She was the last surviving member of the WestLife appreciation society?
    Did they ever have any members?

    I took my daughter to a Westlife concert. Worst 2 hours of my life!
  14. 17 Sep '06 18:11
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    So try this harder one

    "The music stopped and she died"
    "Music" represents milk.

    The milk ran out. The baby died.
  15. Standard member Hindstein
    Finish Him!!!
    17 Sep '06 18:11
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    I took my daughter to a Westlife concert. Worst 2 hours of my life!
    I would not wish that on anyone!

    Did you need counselling afterwards?