Riddles With Twisted Solutions

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Vote up the twisted riddles that really got you.

Riddles are a great way to keep your mind active and work on your problem-solving skills. Not everyone, however, cares what's black and white and read all over. Plenty of dark, twisted riddles with unsettling solutions are perfect for goths or anyone with a somewhat morbid sense of humor. Whether more difficult than the average animal riddle, or creepier than even the most surprising detective riddle, these dark riddles are not fun for the whole family. 

Of the most twisted riddles on the internet, which is your favorite? 

  • 1
    10,326 VOTES

    Cassette Tape

    The Riddle:

    A man was found deceased with a cassette recorder in one hand and a gun in the other. When the police came in, they immediately pressed the play button on the cassette and heard the man say, "I have nothing else to live for. I can't go on," then the sound of a shot. After listening to the cassette tape, the police knew someone else did it. How did they know?


    The Solution: 

    How would he rewind the tape if he took his own life? 

  • 2
    10,512 VOTES

    What Is It?

    The Riddle:

    The person who built it sold it. The person who bought it never used it. The person who used it never saw it. What is it?


    The Solution: 

    A coffin.

  • 3
    7,649 VOTES

    Iced Tea

    The Riddle:

    Two girls ate dinner together. They both ordered iced teas. One girl drank very fast and had finished five in the time it took the other to drink just one. The girl who drank one died, while the other survived. All of the drinks were poisoned. How did the other girl survive?


    The Solution: 

    The poison was in the ice.

  • 4
    7,478 VOTES


    The Riddle:

    A man is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in three years. Which room is safest for him?


    The Solution: 

    The third room. Lions that haven't eaten in three years are no longer living.