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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

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

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

yet they found him still in 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. Rescuers arrived two hours later. but did not try to stop him. 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! .• • sank to the bottom of the river. He was trapped in the car. How come? o The water in the river only came up to the man’s chest. but alive. Why not? o Because he was walking.

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