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The GREAT thread of riddleness

  1. May 22, 2005 #1

    JamesU

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    The GREAT thread of riddleness!!!

    I've got an idea, not a good one, but here goes:

    I'll post a logic problem/riddle here. Whoever answers it correctly gets to post another logic problem/riddle, the person who answers that one gets to post the next and so on.

    The police found a dead body in an office. It looked like a scuicide, the victim had shot himself in the head. There's a note that says to listen to the tape. There's a tape recorder on the deask, a tape inside. the police pres "play" and listen to it. they hear the man's voice- "my life is a mess, I can't take it" then they hear a gunshot. The police knew it was a murder, but how?

    kinda easy. the answer is right in the paragraph
     
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  3. May 22, 2005 #2
    It's not a suicide

    He did not commit suicide somebody killed him...bec.of the recorder, who rewind it if he committed suicide. :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
  4. May 22, 2005 #3
    The problem with this 'contest' is that anyone can post a riddle anytime they want.
     
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  5. May 22, 2005 #4
    What if the person who answers doesn't post/doesn't know a riddle? Does that mean that we can post a riddle instead of him?
     
  6. May 22, 2005 #5
    "...the police press "play" and listen to it..."
    "...-''my life is a mess,I can't take it'' then they hear a gunshot"

    The policeman must have asked himself who had turned off the tape recorder
    than?
     
  7. May 22, 2005 #6

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    How do you know the gunshot you heard on the tape was the gunshot which killed the man?
     
  8. May 22, 2005 #7
    The police pressed PLAY, yet did not REWIND. If the man really did kill himself, then he couldn't have rewinded the tape for the police to listen.
     
  9. May 22, 2005 #8
    i guess all of you got it ??? yomama ?
     
  10. May 22, 2005 #9
    i guess all of you got it ??? yomamma ?
     
  11. May 22, 2005 #10

    JamesU

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    someone just post one
     
  12. May 22, 2005 #11

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    1) Man fires a shot which is recorded on tape
    2) Man stops tape and rewinds it.
    3) Man kills himself with a second shot
     
  13. May 22, 2005 #12
    The question did not give indication that there were multiple shots fired.
     
  14. May 22, 2005 #13

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    The question was about how they could KNOW that a murder had been committed.
    They can't..
     
  15. May 22, 2005 #14

    JamesU

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    Yoy guys got the answer I was looking for, arildno, you have the honor of giving the next riddle :rolleyes:
     
  16. May 22, 2005 #15

    arildno

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    moi???
    Oh dear, riddle piddle, middle..I've got to think about this..
     
  17. May 22, 2005 #16

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    Oh well, just to get this off my chest:

    A man lives in an apartment at 10th floor, and each morning, he takes the elevator down and goes to work.
    But, returning from work, he always walks the stairs rather than using the elevator.
    Why is that?
     
  18. May 22, 2005 #17
    Umm, in white He's too short to reach the button?
     
  19. May 22, 2005 #18

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    icvotria has the honour of posting the next riddle..
     
  20. May 22, 2005 #19
    Bill and Bob are twins. Bill was born 45 mins before Bob, but the birth certificates show that Bob was born 15 mins before Bill. The birth certificates are accurate. How could this be?
     
  21. May 22, 2005 #20
    The clocks went back one hour sometime after Bob was born. 15 minutes later Bill was born.
     
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