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The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« on: 13 Mar 2017, 23:07 »
Let's play crime riddles in here!
Some of you guys may know the game principle from the playing cards series called "Black Stories".

The rules are:

1. The narrator gives a short version of the case he has in mind.
2. You can ask everything, but the person with a case can only say "Yes", "No" or "maybe/not relevant"
3. You can try to give an answer in one or two small sentences which is either "Correct" or "Wrong"
4. There is only one solution (because a person can't die in two different ways (roll))


Let's get killing!

"A man gets in A-Town into a train waggon and when the train is on his last station, he is found dead by the train guard. What happened to him?"

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1 on: 13 Mar 2017, 23:14 »
Was there something dangerous in the train wagon?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #2 on: 13 Mar 2017, 23:32 »
How many other people were in the train with him?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #3 on: 13 Mar 2017, 23:56 »
Was he alive when he got on? (Just making sure this isn't one of those riddles.)

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #4 on: 14 Mar 2017, 01:09 »
was he murdered?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #5 on: 14 Mar 2017, 01:55 »
Was the train guard also dead?

("found dead by the train guard")

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #6 on: 14 Mar 2017, 06:23 »
Was he shot?

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How many other people were in the train...
(laugh) yes (nod)
... with him?
(wrong) no (laugh)

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #7 on: 14 Mar 2017, 06:32 »
Ah, good point Tabby... I'll rephrase:

Were there other people in the train with him?
« Last Edit: 14 Mar 2017, 14:52 by Mandle »

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #8 on: 14 Mar 2017, 11:19 »
Was he stabbed?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #9 on: 14 Mar 2017, 22:28 »
8 replies? Are you guys crazy? Okay Okay... Let's sort this out:

CaptainD: Was there something dangerous in the train wagon? NOPE
Mandle: How many other people were in the train with him? HAHAHAHAHA
Gurok: Was he alive when he got on? (Just making sure this isn't one of those riddles.) YES
Selmiak: was he murdered? NOPE
Stupot+: Was the train guard also dead? NOPE (damn english. I would use "beside" in that case ;) )
Tabata: Was he shot? NOPE
Mandle: Were there other people in the train with him? Perhaps. It's irrelevant
Danvzare: See Selmiak --> NOPE

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #10 on: 14 Mar 2017, 22:50 »
Was there breathable air inside the wagon?  (roll)

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #11 on: 14 Mar 2017, 22:55 »
Was he alive when he entered the train car?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #12 on: 14 Mar 2017, 23:05 »
Did he get off before the last station?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #13 on: 14 Mar 2017, 23:17 »
was it an accident?
was it a funny accident?
Is the whole ridde a mean or terrible pun?
Did he laugh himself to death because of a mean or terrible pun?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #14 on: 14 Mar 2017, 23:32 »
Is this wording deliberate and significant?

"when the train is on his last station"

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #15 on: 14 Mar 2017, 23:59 »
Did he have a heart attack?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #16 on: 15 Mar 2017, 03:24 »
Did he have a valid ticket?
Is it a suicide?

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I love those black stories. Thank you for starting this thread. :kiss:
Please allow me to recommend a little change:
It's not necessary to read who asked what but to know what is right or wrong. The way it is sorted now it is nearly impossible to follow the thread.
So I'd like to recommend sorting the questions and list them in blocks for yes (nod), no (wrong) and doesn't matter (wtf). That way you avoid double asked questions (like we have already) and it will be much easier for all of us to follow the game. Also new riddlers easily can 'jump in' after just reading the last answer of you/the host.
You know what I mean? Like it is done over here. You could always copy and paste your last version and complete it with the new questions.

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Sorry my dear! I just couldn't resist. :kiss:
« Last Edit: 15 Mar 2017, 03:26 by Tabata »

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #17 on: 15 Mar 2017, 04:17 »
Did he have any health issue?
Was he diabetic? Hypoglycemia?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #18 on: 15 Mar 2017, 05:39 »
Was he the train driver?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #19 on: 15 Mar 2017, 11:27 »
Was he found dead in the train?