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Adam and Eve
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Adam and Eve
Adam and Eve
Bill died and went to heaven. There he saw thousands of people, who all were naked. He was looking around hoping to find someone he knew. And then he saw Adam and Eve. How did he know it was them?
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8 min.
5/10
Sep 2022
Green lipstick
Zelenaya pomada 211
Green lipstick
Green lipstick
Every day he puts on green lipstick. But almost no one notices it.
82%
18 min.
5/10
Aug 2019
Happy death
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Happy death
Happy death
Beulah died in the Appalachians, while Craig died at sea. Everyone was much happier with Craig's death. How come?
82%
8 min.
5/10
Jan 2022
Half a point
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Half a point
Half a point
In the 1940s, a real football game in Brazil ended with an unusual score of 0.5 - 0. What happened?
80%
7 min.
4/10
Feb 2022
Chicken gun
Neobychnaja pushka 12
Chicken gun
Chicken gun
In the 1950s in America there was invented a chicken gun. What for?
78%
26 min.
6/10
Feb 2018
The countermove
Otvetnyj hod 203
The countermove
The countermove
Landlords used to delay payment to people who built and repaired houses or even booted them out without money. But the builders came up with an uncommon move, which immediately made the landlords pay them in full. What did they do?
75%
11 min.
6/10
Apr 2018
How to outplay Nick Faldo?
Kak obygrat nika faldo 13
How to outplay Nick Faldo?
How to outplay Nick Faldo?
One person decided to play golf with Nick Faldo, imposing one condition - he will choose the time and the place for a match. Nick agreed. As a result this person beat the champion.
70%
25 min.
6/10
Feb 2018
Rivalry
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Rivalry
Rivalry
At the end of the XIX century one american enterpreneur invented a system to withstand competition. This system we all use nowadays.
66%
62 min.
7/10
Feb 2018
The trendsetter
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The trendsetter
The trendsetter
King George IV was born in 1763 and ruled England from 1820 to 1830 when he died. He wasn’t an outstanding ruler but is known as a footwear trendsetter. His shoes were fundamentally different from those worn by his contemporaries. Everyone liked this innovation so much that today it’s a common practice, which can’t be said about those times. What kind of innovation is it?
66%
11 min.
7/10
Dec 2023
Similar devices
Pohozhie ustrojstva 9
Similar devices
Similar devices
Two devices are commonly used by people. They are created for the same purpose. But one of them has lots of details and another does not has any. What are these things?
64%
19 min.
6/10
Feb 2018
Savages also can be clever
Dikari tozhe umnye 232
Savages also can be clever
Savages also can be clever
Aborigines lived on an island in the middle of the ocean. However, they found a way to get rich. How did they do it?
63%
32 min.
9/10
Feb 2021
A reward for coming late
Nagrada za opozdanie 202
A reward for coming late
A reward for coming late
George was late for a math class and misunderstood the teacher. This brought him a reward and recognition! What happened?
60%
12 min.
8/10
Apr 2018
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Here we have collected all the historical situation puzzles with solutions. All the history fans will enjoy solving these dark stories with unexpected solutions. You can sort these puzzles by rating or complexity level.