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Grateful for Poor Service

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:#3848
Fun:*** (2.88)
Difficulty:*** (2.64)
Category:Situation
Submitted By:magisastar***
Corrected By:Shadows

 

 

 



A man saw something advertised at a certain price and went to buy it. An official refused to sell it to him even though the man could pay and other men and women were sold it. Later the man was very glad he had been refused. Why was he refused and why was he glad?



Answer

The man wanted to buy a first class ticket on the SS Titanic in 1912. He was refused because he was black. He was glad because the Titanic sank with great loss of life.
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