"Wait a minute, this isn't Albatross!" (Awful riddles thread)


#2321

Difficult, difficult, lemon difficult.


#2322

The clocks had not just been bought. No batteries involved. These devices run off the mains.


#2323

WOAHHHH LIKE NO NORMAL CLOCK

:bomb:


#2324

Japan. Power cut. Ninja style killings.


#2325

These aren’t clocks as such.

There are clocks involved but the devices aren’t clocks.

That’s to mislead you, innit.


#2326

Not power cut exactly.


#2327

Are they ovens. That have a clock on them?


#2328

like a device with a clock on it like an oven or a VCR


#2329

Electrical surge?


#2330

VCR!


#2331

Yes!


#2332

All electrocuted? Bad earthing?


#2333

That’s your lot for now.


#2334

is it the plot of the film The Ring?


#2335

They were electrocuted.


#2336

No.


#2337

I was wondering if maybe it was to do with Pacemakers? Maybe the murderer uses an EMP burst to kill people with pacemakers?


#2338

Right that really is your lot. Might look at this in an hour or so.


#2339

Hang on hang on hang on… The use of ‘Elevator’ makes it seem that these things are American, but then why the reference to ‘Ground floor’, don’t they call the ‘Ground floor’ the ‘First floor’ in the US of A? I think Saps is writing these himself.

Full disclosure: I’m at work on a Saturday, bored out of my mind and I’m reading this entire thread from the beginning like a novel.


#2340

I don’t know for sure where the Dark Stories come from. The later cards are definitely American though from a game called Crack the Case.

Amazing work reading the thread from the start!