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Black stories and riddles

A lonely woman jumps from the rooftop of a skyscraper. Just before crashing, she
completely regrets doing it.
o She was the only survivor (or that she thought) of a nuclear war. After a year
all by herself, she decides to commit suicide. In the moment when she jumps
from the building, she hears a phone ringing. Obviously, there is another
survivor out there...
One priest is making a goodbye speech. Near the ending of the speech, the mayor
appears to say some greetings words, but he dies from a shooting before finishing it.
o During the speech, the priest says that he remembers a murderer committed
his first day in the town. He says that the very first person to go and confess
his sins that day was the murderer. The mayor, who missed the beginning of
the priest’s speech, said that he was the first confessor of the new priest in his
first day. The mayor, having betrayed himself, is killed by the victim’s brother.
A woman dies because of a long telephone conversation.
o She was just coming from the mechanic, where she had picked up her car. The
mechanic forgot to put the brakes, and he was trying to reach her and tell her,
but it was impossible because she was talking.
A man is found in the middle of the countryside dead, with the only company of a box
closed next to him.
o The box is a parachute that didn’t opened… It wasn’t the luckiest day in the
man’s life.
A person committed suicide in an old barn. He is hanged from the middle point of a
beam that is 1.5 meters up. How could he do it if the barn is empty?
o He went up of an ice cube that melted after.
A woman buys a new pair of red high heels. Hours later, she dies.
o Her husband was a magician that was doing a gun trick with an apple on her
head and his eyes closed. He didn’t realize she was wearing high heels so he
didn’t calculate the height accurately… so he killed her.
A man goes into a bar and asks for a glass of water. After finishing it, the waitress takes
a gun from the bar and point at him. He says “thank you” and goes away. What did the
man have?
o He had hiccups
There’s a black car driving on a black road. Both the street lights and the car lights are
turned off, and the buildings are also black. A black cat is crossing over the road and
the car stops to let it pass. How could he see it?
o Because it was daylight.
There are a man and his son in a car. The car crashes and the father dies. When the
ambulance takes the son to the hospital, the surgeon says: “I can’t do the surgery,
because he is my son”. How can that be possible?
o Because the surgeon is a woman, and she is his mother.
Acting on an anonymous phone call, the police raid a house to arrest a suspected
murderer. They don't know what he looks like but they know his name is John and that
he is inside the house. The police bust in on a carpenter, a lorry driver, a mechanic and

o It was a river full of piranhas. who didn’t cut his arms because they were rescued. stopped too. so they decided to cut one arm each for eating and surviving. The elevator is not working. o He jumped from his yacht. o He needed a machine to breath. o They all were once in a plane crash. o He was a glass cleaner and when he finished cleaning one window. Unfortunately. she would move to Boardwalk. The package was opened by three one-armed men. including their clothes. How do they know they've got their man? o Because the other three are women. he tried to see if it was completely clean. It melted after. and he died because of the cold. and if the elevator doesn’t work is because the light went off. The man took the smaller match. completely naked and with a match in his hand. Finally. o Her husband committed suicide inside the car. she had to get rid of the car. A man packed a severed arm and put it in the mail. If she rolled two. They ate his finger.• • • • • • • • • • • a fireman all playing poker. satisfied. Unfortunately. and she knows that her husband is dead. When it rains. A woman stands in front of a hotel. Only two more steps and all will be lost. o The man was his friends. o He was in a balloon with other people. When she finds inside a man’s corpse. When he comes back. the heating system in the cargo hold didn’t worked. Why? o He suffers from dwarfism. It is not enough and one of them has to jump. but forgot to put the stairs. Next to him. He puts his finger into the water and when he takes it back. causing her to go to bankrupt. A woman opens her suitcase. but when it rains. A man jumps and hours later. A woman sells his husband’s Porsche for only 500 euros. she commits suicide. so they throw everything. he takes the elevator to go to work or go shopping. he has his umbrella and presses the buttons with it. The body was found days later. he cut his arms and send to the others. he always goes to the seventh floor and goes up the other three floors walking. He went for a swim but couldn’t go up again. he dies. A man is found dead in the mountain. they immediately arrest the fireman. A man takes a step back and dies. Everyday. . The balloon is losing height. as it was a promise. o His killer murdered him with an ice screwdriver. A man has a wound in his finger. who couldn’t travel abroad. and the smell couldn’t go away. so he can’t reach the numbers. then. They were for a long time alone in an island with nothing to eat. they threw the arm into the sea. Without hesitation or communication of any kind. it killed him. The machine. When they were home. She hided him in the suitcase. o She was playing monopoly and her piece was on park place. there’s a thermos flask. The one that was cutting the arms was a surgeon. A woman goes into her building and tries to use the elevator for going up to her apartment. A man lives in the tenth floor of a building. A man is dead in the floor of a sauna. the wound has disappeared.

the car was normal and also the drivers were normal. What is it? o A snowman. As a consequence. you can give your keys to your friend. Though it's a cut-and-dried case. so he turned the lights off. The perfect partner you have been dreaming about. It starts raining and four of them start walking faster. Why? o He was living in the light house. Five pieces of coal. One man lives alone in his house during two months. extinguish the fire and left the house. The trip. You are driving down the road in your car on a wild. 3. or the slowest of its kind. The five reach the destiny at the same time." How can this possibly be? o They are conjoined twins. o The four men were taking the last one. He didn’t received any visits and never left the house. a carrot and a scarf are lying on a hill near a remote house. as a consequence of the trip. The last one doesn’t make any effort for speeding up and he stays dry all the same. The car o • • • • . of 5. whom would you choose? The old lady of course! After helping the old lady into the car. As the car slowly settled in the river. in 1930. Knowing that there can only be one passenger in your car. were driving a Ford from New York to Los Angeles. this woman before me cannot be punished. 2. A woman gave natural birth to two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same month of the same year.375 km lasted for 18 days. the ships couldn’t see the rocks and sank. But. the fastest. A woman has incontrovertible proof in court that her husband was murdered by her sister. Both the woman and her sister are before the Judge.• • • • Five men were together in a country road. this two men have a worldwide record that hasn’t been beaten yet. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die. They travelled the normal roads. 90 people died. What is it? o They were driving in reverse. the man realized that his arm was broken and that he could not release his seat belt and get out of the car. He crashed through a fence and bounced down a steep ravine before the car plunged into a fast flowing river. so when he turned off the lights. How can it be? Note: they could only travel with their feet. At the end of the two months he went crazy. But they were not twins and she had no access to a time machine. This wasn’t the first. stormy night. "This is the strangest case I've ever seen. that was dead in his coffin. How could this be? o They were triplets. Two men. and wait with your perfect partner for the bus. A man was driving alone in his car when he spun off the road at high speed. when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus: 1. Nobody put them on the lawn but there is a perfectly logical reason why they should be there. The judge declares. An old friend who once saved your life.

• • sank to the bottom of the river. A New York city hairdresser recently said that he would rather cut the hair of three Canadians than that of one New Yorker. yet they found him still in the river. but alive. but did not try to stop him. How come? o The water in the river only came up to the man’s chest. A police officer saw a truck driver clearly going the wrong way down a one-way street. Why? o Because he would earn three times as much money! . Why not? o Because he was walking. Rescuers arrived two hours later. He was trapped in the car.

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