|Posted on Friday, February 03, 2006 - 4:45 am: || |
Jack and Jill were in an apartment lying dead, there was water all around them, a ball lying near by and hole in the window...what happend?
|Steve Wort (Wizardofnz)
|Posted on Friday, February 03, 2006 - 5:40 am: || |
Someone posted an all-time classic.
|Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
|Posted on Friday, February 03, 2006 - 5:06 pm: || |
There was demolition going on across the street. The wrecking ball came loose during the backswing and crashed into their apartment just after they stepped into the hot tub...
A person practicing golf on the roof of a nearby building hit one that went awry--it crashed through their window and proceeded to impact the wall with enough force to break some pipes (which had been done in a sub-standard fashion). One of the pipes was a water pipe, but the other was a gas pipe...
Jack and Jill are plants; the ball was dropped by the boy who had been hired to water them while the occupants were on holiday after he inadvertantly broke their fancy indoor water feature with his baseball bat (which he had been carrying along with the ball and his other paraphernalia); he was afraid to go back and they perished.
|Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
|Posted on Monday, February 06, 2006 - 7:10 am: || |
Tim: I liked the first one the most.
|Posted on Monday, February 06, 2006 - 10:02 am: || |
This puzzle was the first LTP I ever heard. My introduction to them so to speak. That was 32 years ago.
|Posted on Monday, February 06, 2006 - 10:52 am: || |
Yep, Alan, there's a few of us here who go back that far - and beyond
|Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
|Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2006 - 4:16 pm: || |
or they could be goldfish who were in their bowl.Somebody threw a ball that smashed the glass - leaving Jack and Jill on the floor - covered in water.