Situation puzzles inspired by real events

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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.
88%
11 min.
4/10
Mar 2018
Sweet dreams
Sladkih snov 9
Sweet dreams
Sweet dreams
Matthew keeps reading a bedtime story to his son despite the blackout.
85%
4 min.
2/10
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.
85%
6 min.
5/10
Mar 2018
Happy death
Emotion3
Happy death
Happy death
Beulah died in the Appalachians, while Craig died at sea. Everyone was much happier with Craig's death. How come?
84%
8 min.
5/10
Jan 2022
The accident
Sluchajnyj sluchaj 8
The accident
The accident
A car driver causes an accident when he crashes into a bike, as he was making an unexpected turn at a crossroad. When the policemen arrive, another man gets arrested. The one who was driving is carried home.
83%
10 min.
5/10
Jan 2018
Ransom in the call-box
Vykup v budke 2
Ransom in the call-box
Ransom in the call-box
The son of a rich man was kidnapped. The kidnapper wanted the rich man to bring and put the expensive diamond into the call-box located in a city park. Policemen surrounded this park, intending to catch the criminal. The father of the kidnapped child came to the call-box and did everything the kidnapper said to him, but the police could not prevent the cunning criminal from taking the diamond out of the call-box. They didn't grab the villian as well. What did he do?
83%
9 min.
5/10
Feb 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.
83%
10 min.
4/10
Mar 2018
Green lipstick
Zelenaya pomada 211
Green lipstick
Green lipstick
Every day he puts on green lipstick. But almost no one notices it.
80%
20 min.
5/10
Aug 2019
A weird bus stop
Strannaya ostanovka 217
A weird bus stop
A weird bus stop
On a beautiful road, there’s a bus stop that is fully operational. However, no public transport stops there. Why?
80%
13 min.
7/10
Sep 2019
Pickpockets
Emotion4
Pickpockets
Pickpockets
At one time, the following warning notices appeared on one of the main squares of Prague, “Attention! Beware of pickpockets!” The local police knew that there really were a lot of pickpockets here, but they actively tore these notices down. Why?
80%
13 min.
7/10
Jul 2022
Colorblind
Igra vosprijatija 6
Colorblind
Colorblind
He died because he mixed up the colors.
79%
17 min.
6/10
Jan 2018
Private space
Lichnoe prostranstvo 97
Private space
Private space
The Venezuelan police made a few attempts to arrest a well-known bandit. They knew where he lived. From time to time they got the arrest warrant and approached his house. When they entered the house, he locked in the bedroom. The police had nothing to do but to leave empty-handed.
78%
7 min.
5/10
Jul 2019
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