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More ways to get Braingle...

Choking

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

 

Puzzle ID:#4379
Fun:*** (2.88)
Difficulty:* (0.89)
Category:Trick
Submitted By:emmyluzam****
Corrected By:verve640

 

 

 



There once was a beautiful princess. Her name was Anna. Anna had a lovely ring given to her by her mother, who was given it by HER mother, and so on. One day, Anna was lying in a boat, sailing across the lake at the bottom of her garden. She was very fond of letting her hand trickle behind in the water. On this particular day, she was doing the very same thing, when her ring slipped off, and sank to the bottom. She wept for days, ordering her servants to search the bottom, but they found nothing.

A month later, she was eating at a grand banquet to celebrate her 17th birthday. She picked up some fish and ate it. When she swallowed, she coughed. Then she choked. She was hacking away while her servants tried to get whatever was causing the trouble out.

When they did, what do you think it was?




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Comments

linedd
Jun 06, 2002

So obvious
einat16Ail
Jun 06, 2002

I agree!
angie*
Jun 06, 2002

but what happened to the ring
emmyluzam*
Jun 07, 2002

I don't know what happened to the ring, but that doesn't matter. What does matter is that you enjoy the teaser
AlliePotter
Jun 07, 2002

HaHa That got me I was sure it was the ring
emmyluzam*
Jun 07, 2002

Cool thanx 4 that!
boost
Jun 07, 2002

Even if the fish had swallowed the ring it would have been in the gut, and thrown out when the fish was being cleaned.
O_wise_one*
Jun 11, 2002

There's no right or wrong answer, the question asked, "what do YOU think?" So as long as you think SOMETING, you'll get it right....
emmyluzam*
Jun 12, 2002

Yeah, well if I said "how old do you think I am?" and you said "24" then I would say "nope you're wrong" and that would be right because I'm telling you what you thought was wrong... i'll just shut up now...
piffle*
Jun 15, 2002

I thought this was a good one. I was just getting ready to write some sort of comment saying, "it's so obvious what the answer is, it was obviously the ring!" but i guess i got fooled. good teaser.
librashorty
Jun 20, 2002

That was obvious, but GREAT JOB anyways!!
SmartestManAlive*
Jun 27, 2002

that was the dumbest joke i've ever heard
DuCkYcHiC4u
Jun 29, 2002

Some people may say that this riddle is dumb, but actually I think it's great. I really thought it was the ring! Good job!
classof06chik
Jul 09, 2002

That was a good one! i thought it was the ring like everyone else. i have to tell that to my friends!
Beaglesangel*
Jul 09, 2002

But you can swallow fish bones? (Although you shouldn't!)
jasin*
Jul 11, 2002

I knew it wasn't the ring but I still thought it was a corny teaser
(no offense)
spaztic-girl
Jul 13, 2002

I thought it was great! I was ready 2 say it was the ring, but it was a cool suprise! I just hope the princess lived! Also, please no one critisize me for not submitting any teasers, cuz I am sorry, but I haven't thought of any good ones!
jerret*
Jul 14, 2002

It was "TOTALY" cool. I actualy liked it.
A_n_d_y
Jul 30, 2002

How could anyone think it was the ring?? They know they're reading a 'Trick' question.
eterpay*
Aug 07, 2002

TOTALLY, jerret.
CCat20*us*
Oct 05, 2002

I finally got one!
inudbzAus
Mar 15, 2003

it was okay
accordionman*us*
Jul 12, 2004

This was easy, but fun.
DummyisDumbAus*
Apr 16, 2005

lol, good one
sweetime**
May 31, 2005

*sigh* my first thought was "the fish bone" - the ring would have been nice and surprised me
(see, this is what happens when one eats too much fish, you get used to choking on the fish bones)
babybabe1*
Jun 19, 2005

i thought that it woz the ring as well. good teaser!
AZTTT**
Sep 20, 2005

Or course it was a fish bone! We eat the "muscle" part of the fish. When fish are cleaned, the organs and intestinal track (where the ring would have been if it had been swallowed) are removed before cooking. Good one! I actually got it . who knew that all those fish I cleaned as a child would one day help me out in braingle
solarsistim321*us*
Feb 07, 2006

I chocked on galss
Linlou18uk*en*
Jun 13, 2006

do fish actually swallow things ike rings etc? If so, i bet the fish mongers make a fortune out of the things they find in fish gits! Good teaser
Linlou18uk*en*
Jun 13, 2006

I meant *Fish GUTS*!! Not fish gits! Lol, Sorry!
mbhpatrickAus*
Jun 15, 2006

very obvious but you almost got me!!!
coolcow35Aus*
Jun 15, 2007

Good one!
fedex337Aus*
Jun 17, 2007

WOO HOO I GOT IT!! i really enjoyed the teaser
bhssoccer23Aus*
Jun 25, 2007

That was pretty easy but probably a cute, fun story to tell to little kids!
tigerlily34Aus*
Mar 25, 2008

Loved it!
luckylefty*is*
Apr 06, 2008

Anna's certainly having a rough time
cascada
Jun 21, 2008

techniccally, the wording "lake at the bottom of her garden" would make no sense, so obviously there is no lake, the princess is stupid, she dropped her ring on the ground, and the fish has nothing to do with it
cascada
Jun 21, 2008

techniccally, the wording "lake at the bottom of her garden" would make no sense, so obviously there is no lake, the princess is stupid, she dropped her ring on the ground, and the fish has nothing to do with it
zirby3030
Jul 11, 2008

i guess i shouldn't of conclusions
Flamey500*us*
Jan 05, 2010

I got it. Very easy.
thebrain789tus*
Jun 18, 2010

I got it too.



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