More Complex Riddles

Analytical riddles are more challenging than situational ones because instead of shifting perspectives, they require you to carefully analyze information to arrive at conclusions. This is the classic comparison of divergent versus convergent thinking. It might be easier depending on your proclivities, but often, the devil is in the details.

Five men are walking together when it starts to rain. Four of them start walking quickly, while the fifth doesn’t. Yet he stays dry, and the other four get wet. They all arrive at their destination at the same time. How?

A window cleaner is cleaning windows on the twenty-fifth floor of a skyscraper when he slips and falls, yet isn’t harmed despite not wearing any safety equipment. How?

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