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Posers and Puzzles

  1. 26 Apr '07 02:50
    Here's another one: a man is found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest. There is nothing in the room except for a broken pencil, a pool of water near the man, a light bulb in the ceiling, a door that is locked and hasn't been broken, and a window that is shut tight and is not broken or tampered with in any way. SO how did the man get shot?
  2. 26 Apr '07 04:16
    his wife shot him then walked out and locked the door
  3. 26 Apr '07 10:43
    A couple of questions.

    1) Was the water originally ice?

    2) Was the pencil holding the window open at some point?

    3) Did the dead man commit suicide?
  4. Standard member emanon
    Student
    26 Apr '07 11:08
    Originally posted by Dance Master MC
    Here's another one: a man is found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest. There is nothing in the room except for a broken pencil, a pool of water near the man, a light bulb in the ceiling, a door that is locked and hasn't been broken, and a window that is shut tight and is not broken or tampered with in any way. SO how did the man get shot?
  5. 26 Apr '07 14:07
    Originally posted by Fat Lady
    A couple of questions.

    1) Was the water originally ice?

    2) Was the pencil holding the window open at some point?

    3) Did the dead man commit suicide?
    There was no gun in the house, and the man did not commit suicide and the man was definetly SHOT. Thats all I can tell you
  6. Standard member DeepThought
    Losing the Thread
    26 Apr '07 15:49 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Fat Lady
    A couple of questions.

    1) Was the water originally ice?

    2) Was the pencil holding the window open at some point?

    3) Did the dead man commit suicide?
    I think 2 is quite important. If the bullet goes through the pencil that is holding the window up then the window will shut and the pencil will be broken. It's not really clear what the relevance of the water is, as the ice melting thing is when he hangs himself. I suppose my questions are was the window locked, or just shut, and is the pencil broken as in lead broken off, or is the pencil broken into two or more pieces?
  7. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    26 Apr '07 16:48
    some one shot him from outside the window while the window was open during a rain storm...the window collapsed when the bullet hit the guy....some rain got in when the window was open
  8. 26 Apr '07 23:34
    Originally posted by uzless
    some one shot him from outside the window while the window was open during a rain storm...the window collapsed when the bullet hit the guy....some rain got in when the window was open
    no
  9. 26 Apr '07 23:34 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by DeepThought
    I think 2 is quite important. If the bullet goes through the pencil that is holding the window up then the window will shut and the pencil will be broken. It's not really clear what the relevance of the water is, as the ice melting thing is when he hangs himself. I suppose my questions are was the window locked, or just shut, and is the pencil broken as in lead broken off, or is the pencil broken into two or more pieces?
    the pencil was broken into two pieces, The window is just shut tight not locked(BIG HINT)
  10. 27 Apr '07 01:01
    I would guess that the pencil was holding up the window, then someone shot an ice bullet (*) at the man which broke the pencil en route, thus closing the window. The bullet would then melt (heat from light bulb, is that why it was mentioned?)

    (*) You said shotgun wound, otherwise I would have guessed an icicle fired using a bow and arrow would be more likely.
  11. 27 Apr '07 01:15
    Originally posted by Fat Lady
    I would guess that the pencil was holding up the window, then someone shot an ice bullet (*) at the man which broke the pencil en route, thus closing the window. The bullet would then melt (heat from light bulb, is that why it was mentioned?)

    (*) You said shotgun wound, otherwise I would have guessed an icicle fired using a bow and arrow would be more likely.
    good guess but no. One more thing, there could be no such thing as a ice bullet as it would melt from the intense heat inside the gun barrel, and no that is not why the light bulb was mentioned

    HINT: Okay I'll clarify that light bulb was new and just screwed in. BIGGEST HINT I'LL EVER GIVE
  12. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    27 Apr '07 06:15
    got it the answ.er is...
  13. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    27 Apr '07 06:16
    stephen baldwin made him watch one of his movies and he killed himself,,,,, still thinking about that part
  14. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    27 Apr '07 06:19
    but seriosly.... a hard puzzle can add extras to distract people but you sound like the light had something to do with it,,,ok im not going to be able to go to sleep now gaaahhhhhhhhhh
  15. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    27 Apr '07 06:20
    ..... ya i said it i just replaced argggg with gahhh