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

and he died because of the cold. the wound has disappeared. A man is dead in the floor of a sauna. o It was a river full of piranhas. o His killer murdered him with an ice screwdriver. so he can’t reach the numbers. so they decided to cut one arm each for eating and surviving. he tried to see if it was completely clean. o He needed a machine to breath. satisfied. Only two more steps and all will be lost. When they were home. He puts his finger into the water and when he takes it back. completely naked and with a match in his hand. When he comes back. They ate his finger. o They all were once in a plane crash. who didn’t cut his arms because they were rescued. A man lives in the tenth floor of a building. he cut his arms and send to the others. Next to him. A man is found dead in the mountain. he dies. The package was opened by three one-armed men. he takes the elevator to go to work or go shopping. He went for a swim but couldn’t go up again. they immediately arrest the fireman. he has his umbrella and presses the buttons with it. but forgot to put the stairs. The man took the smaller match. and she knows that her husband is dead. causing her to go to bankrupt. o He was a glass cleaner and when he finished cleaning one window. She hided him in the suitcase. stopped too. including their clothes. there’s a thermos flask. o The man was his friends. it killed him. . she would move to Boardwalk. A man takes a step back and dies. Why? o He suffers from dwarfism. The body was found days later. A woman goes into her building and tries to use the elevator for going up to her apartment. so they throw everything. 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. and the smell couldn’t go away. o Her husband committed suicide inside the car. It is not enough and one of them has to jump. The balloon is losing height. he always goes to the seventh floor and goes up the other three floors walking. o He was in a balloon with other people.• • • • • • • • • • • a fireman all playing poker. The machine. but when it rains. who couldn’t travel abroad. When she finds inside a man’s corpse. It melted after. Finally. o He jumped from his yacht. o She was playing monopoly and her piece was on park place. A man jumps and hours later. When it rains. A man packed a severed arm and put it in the mail. as it was a promise. The one that was cutting the arms was a surgeon. If she rolled two. the heating system in the cargo hold didn’t worked. she had to get rid of the car. then. and if the elevator doesn’t work is because the light went off. How do they know they've got their man? o Because the other three are women. A man has a wound in his finger. A woman stands in front of a hotel. The elevator is not working. A woman sells his husband’s Porsche for only 500 euros. Unfortunately. she commits suicide. Unfortunately. A woman opens her suitcase. Everyday.

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

Rescuers arrived two hours later. 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 not? o Because he was walking. He was trapped in the car.• • sank to the bottom of the river. but alive. yet they found him still in the river. Why? o Because he would earn three times as much money! . but did not try to stop him. A New York city hairdresser recently said that he would rather cut the hair of three Canadians than that of one New Yorker.