10 Lateral Thinking jokes

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Here are a bunch of lateral thinking jokes that i got over the past few years. Some of them you may have heard because they are pretty well known.

PS: The answers are at the bottom of the screen. PPS: It is best to have 2+ people. One that askes the Questions and 1+ to answer ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

1)There was a man that was hung. When the detectives got there there was nothing in the room but a puddle. How did he die????

2) What is this famous expresion... 9547653821S13735784A79073F9654E74574T2957387Y6375487

3)There was a man in a scuba-diving suit in the middle of a burnt forest and he was dead. How did he get there?

4) There was a man in the the middle of a field with a pakage that could have saved his life on his back. What was the package and how did he get there?

5)A man walked into a room flicked on the switch, the lights flickered, and the man left the room content.

6)A man lives on the twelfth floor of an apartment building. Every morning he takes the elevator down to the lobby and leaves the building. In the evening, he gets into the elevator, and, if there is someone else in the elevator -- or if it was raining that day -- he goes back to his floor directly. Otherwise, he goes to the tenth floor and walks up two flights of stairs to his apartment.

7)In the middle of the ocean is a yacht. Several corpses are floating in the water nearby.

8) There is a woman that stole 3 golden nuggets all weiging 10 kg. She was running from the cops then she was faced with a dicision to cros a bridge that cound only suport 80kg or go to the cops. She chose to go arose the bridge. Howed she get across? PS: She weighs 70kg and cant leave any behind.

9) A Man walks up to a bar. The bartender pulls a gun out from under the cash register and the man says "Thanks" then leaves happy. Why??

10)A man is returning from Switzerland by train. If he had been in a non-smoking car he would have died. Why??


11)A man is the only survivor on a ship wreck. He searches the island he's on and finds a Crab, a pot from the ship, planks of wood from the ship to make a hut, Some fresh water, some fire wood and 1 single match. He wants to make some crab soup. What should he light first??

12) Who is ths famous fictional character? HOROBOD?


1) He stood on a block of ice to hang himself.

2)SAFETY in numbers

3)A helicopter that sucks up water from the ocean sucked him up and dumped him in a Bushfire.

4)He was sky diving and the "package" was his parachute

5)He was an Execuioner and was going to give someone the chair

6)He's a Dwarf. Need i say any more? (he can only reach up to the 10th floor if its raining then he can us an umbrella and if theres someone else in the elevator he can ask them)

7) Alternate Solution #1

A group of people were on an ocean voyage in a yacht. One day, they decided to go swimming -- they put on their swimsuits and dove off the side. They discovered belatedly that they have forgotten to put a ladder down the side of the yacht and were unable to climb back in, so they drowned.

Alternate Solution #2

The same situation, but they set out a ladder that was just barely long enough. When they dove into the water, the boat, without their weight, rose slightly in the water, putting the ladder just out of reach.

8) She Juggled them.

9)The man had the hickups and the bartender was a caring person so he sacred him.

10)The man used to be blind -- he's returning from an eye operation which restored his sight. He spent all his money on the operation, so when the train (which had no internal lighting) goes through a tunnel, he thinks he's gone blind again and decides to kill himself. But before he could do it, he saw the light of the cigarettes people were smoking and realized he could still see.

11)The match

12)Rob in Hood

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by justin c. 1+ years ago

would have been a lot better if you had typed everything correctly. I gave it a 3

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