A True DisasterSituation puzzles (sometimes called lateral thinking puzzles) are ones where you need to ask lots of yes or no questions to figure out what happened in the situation. These are good puzzles for groups where one person knows the puzzle and answers the questions.
There was a race in Indianapolis, although no one knew that they would be racing. Everyone in the area ran for their lives. They knew that whoever didn't reach the end soon enough would certainly perish.
HintNothing would make the entire city of Indianapolis suddenly start running, yet this is a true story.
AnswerThe U.S.S. Indianapolis went down in WWII and its sailors had to race to escape from INSIDE the sinking ship. Approximately three hundred sailors went down with the ship.
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