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Jack the Lad

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Puzzle ID:#723
Fun:*** (2.47)
Difficulty:* (0.9)
Category:Trick
Submitted By:GarnetGurl***
Corrected By:BobbyKat

 

 

 



Jack the lad is staggering home after a few pints in the local pub, and he is drunk. He staggers onto the road wearing black trousers, a black shirt, black jacket, black socks and black shoes. The street has no streetlights. A car with no headlights speeds down the road but manages to swerve and miss him.

How is this possible?


Answer

It was daytime!
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Comments

thejazznazi
Oct 21, 2001

Or the moon could have been out that night.
Mike1313*
Oct 24, 2001

Maybe the driver was drunk too, and he only swerved by accident.
im_para_noid**
Jul 17, 2002

why would the man wear two pairs of black socks
TehIgnored*us*
Apr 07, 2006

Nitpickers.....it was a good teaser.
DEJLus*
Sep 06, 2006

Great riddle!
bluefever101us*
Jan 11, 2007

Gah! Got me there!
LeafFan4life*
Apr 02, 2007

pretty easy but still tricky and good you almost had me fooled good job
jazzyca7ca*
Jun 26, 2008

yeah you fooled me all right!
Punk_RockerAus*
Oct 27, 2008

Wow, I actually had to think about this one xD
quizwizAhnAkr*
Oct 26, 2009

u really fooled me!!!

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