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Unopened package
Zakrytaja sumka 5
Unopened package
Unopened package
A man is found dead in a filed. Lying next to him is an unopened package.
91%
9 min.
4/10
Mar 2018
Fatal shot
Smertelnyj vystrel 16
Fatal shot
Fatal shot
A hunter aimed his gun carefully and fired. Seconds later, he realized his mistake. Minutes later, he was dead.
86%
9 min.
5/10
Jan 2018
Sweet dreams
Sladkih snov 9
Sweet dreams
Sweet dreams
Matthew keeps reading a bedtime story to his son despite the blackout.
86%
4 min.
2/10
Mar 2018
An uncommon man
Lift 11
An uncommon man
An uncommon man
A man lives on the 10th floor of a building. Every morning he takes the elevator to the ground floor to go to work. Upon returning from work he goes up always to floor 7th in the elevator. Then he goes upstairs the 3 remaining floors.
86%
9 min.
4/10
Mar 2018
Drowned
Utonuvshij 8
Drowned
Drowned
After George tries to hug a person, he dies by drowning.
85%
11 min.
5/10
Mar 2018
It didn't seem that serious
Sovsem ne pustjak 4
It didn't seem that serious
It didn't seem that serious
Anthony couldn't have imagine his cold would be the cause of his death.
84%
6 min.
5/10
Mar 2018
Try hard
Perestaralsja 3
Try hard
Try hard
A salesman tries too hard to get a sale and as a result ends up dying.
84%
9 min.
4/10
Mar 2018
Employee of the Month
Rabotnik mesjaca 7
Employee of the Month
Employee of the Month
Francis dies of a heart attack at work. His colleagues are there when it happens. However, they do not call for help until Francis dies.
84%
7 min.
4/10
Mar 2018
On a bus
V avtobuse 226
On a bus
On a bus
When on a bus, Kate wanted to offer her seat to a woman who's just goton. But she was very embarrassed and refused. Why?
84%
9 min.
5/10
Jun 2020
Friday
Emotion11
Friday
Friday
A cowboy rode into town on Friday, spent one night in town, and left on Friday. How do you account for this?
83%
4 min.
4/10
Nov 2023
Chicken gun
Neobychnaja pushka 12
Chicken gun
Chicken gun
In the 1950s in America there was invented a chicken gun. What for?
81%
22 min.
6/10
Feb 2018
A man with a ring
Chelovek s koltcom 225
A man with a ring
A man with a ring
A man was walking with a gold ring on his finger. Suddenly robbers attacked him. They wanted to take the ring but couldn’t take it off. So, they cut off the finger and ran away. However, the man didn’t even scream. Why?
81%
8 min.
5/10
May 2020
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Here we have collected all the short situation puzzles (also known as lateral thinking puzzles) with answers. Short intricate stories will keep your brain busy on the go or when travelling. Fill in time nice and profitably with these short riddles. You can sort these puzzles by rating or complexity level.