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Prisoner on Plane

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:#4854
Fun:*** (2.92)
Difficulty:** (1.83)
Submitted By:isayo*
Corrected By:cnmne




A man boarded a flight from England to L.A. Once on the plane, he sees a small acquaintance at the back of the plane, he shouted a greeting to this person by name and a few seconds later he was arrested. Why?

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Jun 26, 2002

lol ive heard it beofre and i love it! This is one of my favourite jokes ( it was a joke when i heard it) ever! Lol hee hee well done!
Jun 27, 2002

Hee lol this one is kool. I like it!
hey debz! :p
Jun 29, 2002

lol,never heard that one b4,but now that i did i love it!!!thanks for submitting it!
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Jul 03, 2002

Please learn how to spell aquaintance!!
Jul 07, 2002

I love this 1, it's going on my favorites
Jul 10, 2002

this is in the movie Airplane!®
Aug 01, 2002

Hey dudley, you should learn how to spell acquaintance.
Aug 01, 2002

Ever seen "Airplane!"? This is one of the first jokes in the movie.
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Aug 01, 2002

hey dudley....get over it....its just a word....anway...good teaser
Aug 01, 2002

awesome teaser
Aug 14, 2002

Why do I feel like I keep on seeing this on my list of un-rated teasers!!!!!!???????
Aug 20, 2002

:-) reminds me of my friend Jean who worked in a kitchen. She thought everyone kept wanting her to wash.
Sep 10, 2002

Neat. I thoug he said you da bomb or something. Might just be me... probably is
Dec 21, 2002

Heard it before, but its good
Jan 21, 2003

Oh that was good. Awesome one buddy.
Mar 10, 2003

good one there!! funny and catchy at the same time!!
Apr 20, 2003

Very clever...very clever indeed.
Jul 29, 2004

Very clever. I couldn't have thought of that. But what if the person never actually meant hijack. It get's confusing at times.
Apr 16, 2005

Funny, very funny!
Oct 02, 2005

Jan 08, 2007

Very funny.
Aug 03, 2007

This was pretty funny!
Aug 15, 2007

Very clever and funny...and at the same time, entirely possible in reality...scary huh?
Jul 17, 2008

funny and would have made a good teaser if u hadn't wrote he was arrested. he could just explain it to people it was a mistake.
Nov 04, 2012

Nice. I thought maybe the friend's name was 'Bomb'. Jack makes more sense. =D

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