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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:#24496
Fun:*** (2.58)
Difficulty:** (1.58)
Category:Situation
Submitted By:sweetime*****

 

 

 



Joe was an avid surfer. One day he walked past a shop to see a sign in the window that said "WET SUITS HALF PRICE - NOTHING ABOVE $20". Now Joe couldn't resist this kind of a bargain, so he went in and asked the shop assistant about the sign. The assistant pointed him towards a corner of the shop where all the sale items were located. When Joe got there he smiled, shook his head and walked out. Why?


Hint

The problem wasn't in the sizing of the items, nor was it to do with the colour. If Joe had wanted to, he could have worn one of the wet suits, no problem.
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Comments

zonahoboAus*
Jul 12, 2005

Truth in advertising huh? I actually thought it was going to be the wet suit bottoms only (i.e. nothing above ) so they were half suits for half price .. not much of a bargain.. guess I overthunk it ..thanks for sharing the situation!
(user deleted)
Jul 12, 2005

I got it!That's funny!
gilcoil*
Jul 13, 2005

ha ha! that's really clever! good job!
jannie_delta*wa*
Jul 14, 2005

I think it was sort of obvious, no offense.
But why would ne1 sell wet suits? Couldn't they just dry them? I think it's sort of dumb.
dolphingurl12Aus*
Jul 15, 2005

I got it, but I'm with the above comments. Why would anyone wanna sell wet suits. I guess it was a gimic to get people in the store. But you could just dry them, but then again, he didn't want a suit, he wanted a wetsuit.
lizardqueen*
Jul 17, 2005

that was easy!!! way 2 ez
Punk_RockerAus*
Jul 17, 2005

Why would a store stock wet suits? That's kinda..Odd..
mat3**
Jul 17, 2005

That was a little too easy!
saites2001**
Jul 20, 2005

I'm with Jennie Delta
Kit99*
Jul 21, 2005

What does it matter whether or not someone would buy or sell a wet suit? LOL! It's just a riddle! Very cute!!
smarty_blondy*ro*
Jul 31, 2005

Good job with this one sweetime, i loved it ! And ppl, get over the "why would anyone want to sell wet suits?" thingy. It a great situation, with a very nice touch to it!
SunroseAus*
Aug 21, 2005

fun, but easy. Good Job
xxkatezxx
Dec 30, 2005

ooooo gd one!!!! didnt get it rite tho.... ah wel, like it neways!!
Quickq*en*
Apr 14, 2006

That was a bit more like a joke than a riddle.Still good though.
fleur_delacour_ca*
Jun 16, 2006

i agree with Kit99.loved it.definetly a fav!
calmsaviorAus*
Feb 11, 2007

kinda stupid sounding.
woodrock96Aus*
Feb 16, 2010

This is a very funny teaser.
GreenApples27*nz**
Dec 08, 2010

Very easy!
donaldtrumpetus*
Dec 25, 2012

This one was really easy but really fun.
dangerouspie101tus*
Jan 25, 2014

This is hilarious! I love it!

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