Brain Teasers Optical Illusions Puzzle Hunts Codes & Ciphers Mechanical Puzzles
Personal Links
Browse Teasers
Search Teasers

Ignorance to Answer

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:#48965
Fun:** (1.89)
Difficulty:** (1.55)
Category:Situation
Submitted By:Gwendalla*us*

 

 

 



A woman sits on her couch as the doorbell rings. However, the woman doesn't answer. She is completely aware of the ringing, she has an ability to get it, and is not waiting for another person to respond. She doesn't dislike this person. In fact she cherishes them.

What is the situation?


Hint

The person is someone in her family.

The person is able to get in, so she is not ignoring them, technically.

Hide



What Next?

  
  

See another brain teaser just like this one...

Or, just get a random brain teaser

If you become a registered user you can vote on this brain teaser, keep track of
which ones you have seen, and even make your own.

 



Comments

are203*
Aug 22, 2011

There could have been so many answers to this. Maybe the person at the door was her uncle who was there to collect money. She loves the person, but doesn't wanna to pay the money. Just for one example.
Gwendalla*us*
Aug 22, 2011

Thank you for your feedback (please put any more feedback to help me improve, anyone)! I understand completely! You are correct in your answer too. So, I suppose any family member fits the bill.
Thekid4t*
Aug 22, 2011

I thought it was the dog. How exactly is a dog a person
BeanSCus*
Aug 22, 2011

I thought it was her husband working on fixing the doorbell.
scallioAus*
Aug 23, 2011

I was sure it was the "door bell repair man".

I'd cherish the person coming to repair my broken doorbell.
Gwendalla*us*
Aug 23, 2011

Well, I suppose that mine wasn't as good as the editors thought, but you can sure be creative and have fun with it! Thanks everyone!
BookwormAnG*
Aug 27, 2011

It could of been better if the answer was more complicated.
BookwormAnG*
Aug 27, 2011

Gwendalla*us*
Aug 30, 2011

I'll put that into consideration for my next teaser! Thanks for posting on my VERY FIRST TEASER!
thebrain789tus*
Nov 16, 2011

I also thought it was the dog.
Gwendalla*us*
Nov 17, 2011

Great minds think alike!
dxdynamiteen
Mar 12, 2012

It's a surprise party.
Gwendalla*us*
Mar 29, 2012

Haha, I like that one!
Marpleen*
Feb 06, 2013

There are too many possibilities to this. Not good!
Gwendalla*us*
Feb 26, 2013

Sorry... I created this one a LONG time ago, and I must say I'm rather embarrassed about it now.
xdbtcpAus**
Sep 23, 2014

I figured she was watching something good on tv

Back to Top
   


Online Now
19 users and 664 guests

Users In Chat
autumn
Follow Braingle!
Tap into all 20,000+ of our brain teasers, riddles and puzzles on your iPhone or iPad.
Braingle in the iTunes App Store
Copyright © 1999-2017 | FAQ | Widgets | Links | Green | Subscribe | Contact | Privacy | Conditions | Advertise | Braingle Time: 10:46 am
Sign In Create a free account