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Trapped in a Room

Trick brain teasers appear difficult at first, but they have a trick that makes them really easy.

 

Puzzle ID:#1443
Fun:*** (2.51)
Difficulty:** (1.97)
Category:Trick
Submitted By:dariban**
Corrected By:tsimkin

 

 

 



A young man is trapped inside a solid steel room with 10" thick walls. There is only one steel door which is locked. There are no windows. The young man has a baseball and bat. How does he get out?




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Comments

mchael45
Nov 23, 2001

nice pun
Mike1313*
Nov 25, 2001

he doesn't need the ball, he just has to strike the wall or door 3 times. 3 strikes and he's out.
neil5280
Jan 23, 2002

Similar one, no door, no ball, no bat, a calendar and a table. Interested?
Zazzar
Feb 10, 2002

Maybe he should actually use the baseball bat to make loud enough knocks on the steel door for someone on the outside, who has a key, to hopefully hear the knocks and let him out!!!
boris
Feb 23, 2002

isn't he playing by himself??
angel11**
Oct 22, 2002

I thought somebody just let him out.
smileysteve**
Mar 03, 2003

is there a ceiling?
inudbzAus
Mar 16, 2003

i just got that one
trojan_luvr
Sep 05, 2004

1st 1 that has stumped me
MTK_90**
May 27, 2005

SURE...WHY NOT?
sweetime**
May 31, 2005

i only got that one because someone else suggested it as an answer to another teaser, which asked how you would get out if you were in a car and the keys were outside...
solarsistim321*us*
Feb 09, 2006

actually you still wouldn't get out but i hated it anyway
ylmak*us
Mar 31, 2006

theoretically, since there is only ONE steel door that is locked, doesn't that imply that there is another one that ISN'T locked? and who says there isn't a hole in the wall?
Smart_AlexAph*
Apr 23, 2006

Wow, nowadays these teasers have to be extremely specific. I think that he threw the baseball at the wall and it bounced, so he didn't need another person playing with him.
Saphira16*us
Aug 09, 2006

dimez_00**
Nov 09, 2006

i figured he unlocked the door. think...usually when a door has a lock the lock is on the inside of the room so the person inside the room can lock it and not have to ask somebody else to lock and unlock it for them. the lock is inside the room, the person is inside the room, the person unlocks it and comes out!
just a theory
senther7Aus*
Dec 19, 2006



O, sorry, but i heard too many teasers about this....

sorry, but this isnt teh first time someone did something like this

still SORTA good
lissiclownAus*
Jun 28, 2009

very creative!
thebrain789tus*
Jun 24, 2010

I thought there was no ceiling and the walls were very short, so he climbed out.
extremebluenesscus*
Sep 01, 2013

This is the bad joke police. You are under arrest and may serve up to a life sentence in bad joke jail. You have the right to remain silent. You do not have the right to abstain from using this right.



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