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Hans & Fritz

Situation 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.

 

Puzzle ID:#2653
Fun:*** (2.46)
Difficulty:*** (2.2)
Category:Situation
Submitted By:missie***

 

 

 



Hans and Fritz are German spies during World War II. They try to enter America, posing as returning tourists. Hans is immediately arrested. Why?




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Comments

jeanray*
Apr 16, 2002

Rather far fetched!
pusandave
Apr 16, 2002

How about this....during the war, tourist didn't visit Germany. It was enemy territory, so they were immediately arrested since they claimed to be tourist. It's a little more logical than your answer. Especially, since the US military uses the date scheme you say is German.
peterbradfor
Apr 16, 2002

I don't know about back then, but nowadays the INS/US Customs also use the European method of day/month/year.
fruitloop986
Apr 16, 2002

that was very improbable, because if they were spies they were taought the american way for things
fruitloop986
Apr 16, 2002

taught, excuse me
valeriy*ru*
Apr 16, 2002

I think that if they were planing to enter US, they would figured out how do people wright date in US.
jhandubalm
Apr 16, 2002

how old are you Missie?
Did you get the answer in your dream or the Alsetian K9 whispered it to your ear? Thats another situation.
Rowsdower*
Nov 29, 2003

Clever idea, but could have been better. E for effort!
calmsaviorAus*
Feb 08, 2007

thats a good one
Fire_Shell96*us*
Nov 24, 2007

either of them could have had that birthdate. y hans?
cutieluckAus*
May 26, 2010

lol good 1 i usully dont say dat unless someone insults some1

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