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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

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

One man lives alone in his house during two months. At the end of the two months he went crazy. 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.375 km lasted for 18 days. Two men. A woman has incontrovertible proof in court that her husband was murdered by her sister. a carrot and a scarf are lying on a hill near a remote house. so when he turned off the lights. Five pieces of coal. But. 3. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die. How can it be? Note: they could only travel with their feet. Though it's a cut-and-dried case. It starts raining and four of them start walking faster. 90 people died.• • • • Five men were together in a country road. Why? o He was living in the light house. the ships couldn’t see the rocks and sank. whom would you choose? The old lady of course! After helping the old lady into the car. How could this be? o They were triplets. The five reach the destiny at the same time. 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. the car was normal and also the drivers were normal. The judge declares. in 1930. He crashed through a fence and bounced down a steep ravine before the car plunged into a fast flowing river. the man realized that his arm was broken and that he could not release his seat belt and get out of the car. An old friend who once saved your life. as a consequence of the trip. What is it? o A snowman. extinguish the fire and left the house. "This is the strangest case I've ever seen. The car o • • • • . The last one doesn’t make any effort for speeding up and he stays dry all the same. This wasn’t the first. o The four men were taking the last one. that was dead in his coffin. As a consequence. were driving a Ford from New York to Los Angeles. But they were not twins and she had no access to a time machine." How can this possibly be? o They are conjoined twins. when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus: 1. He didn’t received any visits and never left the house. Knowing that there can only be one passenger in your car. stormy night. so he turned the lights off. They travelled the normal roads. this two men have a worldwide record that hasn’t been beaten yet. The perfect partner you have been dreaming about. 2. You are driving down the road in your car on a wild. the fastest. A man was driving alone in his car when he spun off the road at high speed. of 5. this woman before me cannot be punished. As the car slowly settled in the river. What is it? o They were driving in reverse. Both the woman and her sister are before the Judge. or the slowest of its kind. you can give your keys to your friend. The trip.

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