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21 situationer, der kræver en afklaring

The elevator
A man lives on the seventeenth floor of an apartment building. Every morning he takes the lift down to the ground. In the evening he goes into the lift and if it is raining he takes the elevator directly up to the seventeenth floor. Otherwise he goes to the tenth floor and climbs up seven flights of stairs. Why?

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Smoking gun
A man walks into a bar and asks for water. The bartender pulls out a gun and points it at him. The man says, "Thank you," and walks out. Why does he do that?

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Ticket to ride
A man drives down the motorway at 70 miles per hour. He passes three cars going 80 miles per hour, then gets pulled over by a police officer and is given a ticket. What for?

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Car crash
A man and his son are driving to watch the football. They have a car accident. The father is killed instantly. His son survives but is in critical condition. He is rushed to the hospital and prepped for surgery. The surgeon enters the operating room, looks at the boy and says, I cant operate on this boy. Hes my son. How can that be?

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Hung up
The telephone rang in the middle of the night and the woman woke up. When she answered it the caller hung up. The caller felt better. Why?

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The man who hanged himself
There is a large wooden barn which is completely empty except for a dead man hanging from the middle of the central rafter. The rope around his neck is ten feet long and his feet are three feet off the ground. The nearest wall is 20 feet away from the man. It is not possible to climb up the walls or along the rafters. The man hanged himself. How did he do it?

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Death in a Field
A man is lying dead in a field. Next to him there is an unopened package. There is no other creature in the field. How did he die?

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The last straw
A dead man is found naked in the middle of the desert with a straw nearby. How did he die?

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Final performance
A woman is murdered in front of hundreds of people, but they all think it's an accident. Why do they do that?

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Wrong place, wrong time
A man dressed in full scuba gear is found burnt to death in a remote forest. How did he get there?

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The deadly dish
Two men went into a restaurant. They both ordered the same dish from the menu. After they tasted it, one of the men went outside the restaurant and shot himself. Why?

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The coal, carrot and scarf
Five pieces of coal, a carrot and a scarf are lying on the lawn. Nobody put them on the lawn but there is a perfectly logical reason why they should be there. What is it?

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Happy birthdays!


A woman had two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same month of the same year. But they were not twins. How could this be?

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Push that car


A man pushed his car. He stopped when he reached a hotel at which point he knew he was bankrupt. Why?

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The arm of the postal service


One day a man received a parcel in the post. Carefully packed inside was a human arm. He examined it, repacked it and then sent it on to another man. The second man also carefully examined the arm before taking it to the woods and burying it. Why did they do this?

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Heaven


A man died and went to Heaven. There were thousands of other people there. They were all naked and all looked as they did at the age of 21. He looked around to see if there was anyone he recognised. He saw a couple and he knew immediately that they were Adam and Eve. How did he know?

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Kosher


A man sits down for a kosher lunch with several other Jews. After everyone has eaten, they all fall asleep in their chairs. What did they eat?

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Crossing a river


A farmer wants to cross a river and take with him a wolf, a goat, and a cabbage. There is a boat that can fit himself plus either the wolf, the goat, or the cabbage. How can the farmer bring the wolf, the goat, and the cabbage across the river?

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Cleaning windows


A window cleaner is cleaning a window on the 25th floor of a skyscraper when suddenly, he slips and falls. He has no safety equipment and nothing to soften his fall, and yet he is not hurt. How can this be?

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Sharing eggs


There are six eggs in the basket. Six people each take one of the eggs. How can it be that one egg is left in the basket?

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A fair cop


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 a fireman all playing poker. Without hesitation or communication of any kind, they immediately arrest the fireman. How do they know they've got their man?

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