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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:#682
Fun:*** (2.89)
Difficulty:** (1.77)
Category:Situation
Submitted By:Christine****
Corrected By:cnmne

 

 

 



A man holidaying abroad was alone on his yacht when he fell off into deep water. He was a non-swimmer and wasn't wearing anything to help keep him afloat. He was rescued half an hour later. Why didn't he drown?





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Comments

einat16Ail
Jun 09, 2002

That was easy... and I LOVE the dead sea :-)
kimmer91k
Apr 01, 2003

Very interesting.
horse_luverAca*
Apr 12, 2003

Shouldn't this be a science tzer?
PineappleMamaAus*
Mar 24, 2006

Except for Marge's sisters!
TehIgnored*us*
Mar 30, 2006

That was one of the few situation teasers that only has one answer....you get an A++
feathereafter
Aug 06, 2006

nice one!
DEJLus*
Aug 22, 2006

Fun,yet easy.
sirtidus218
Mar 13, 2007

A FISH COULD HAD WENT UNDER HIM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
SubtoxAus*
Mar 23, 2007

Hmm, this sounds like trivia to me. Very informative though! I'll check it out next time I fall off my yacht into the Dead Sea.
EA_KLEINAil*
May 13, 2007

Am Yisrael Chai
Zomg-pie*
Nov 15, 2008

hehe! I actually new the answer thanks to social studies last year! Apparently- EWWW MY DAD JUST FARTED- one time some kids parents left their kid in the dead sea for a whole day and he just floated there!
nayru
Feb 06, 2013

I was going to say that dolphins rescued him!



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