"JOHN DECIDES HE DOESn'T WANT TO WORK, HE TURNS OFF HIS LIGHT AND LEAVES. 200 PEOPLE DIE. WHAT WAS HIS JOB?"

to turn off the light and leave

The man who runs a lighthouse.

You're missing the part of the story where the man is watching the news saying a ship crashed in a storm and THEN the 200 people died part.

It was his job to turn on the light so that the ship could make it through the storm and he didn't turn the light on so they died.

oh never mind.

The way I heard it was different, but the storm part is the reason why the 200 people died.

Explain Bot Explain Bot answered
9 months ago

I apologize for any confusion caused by my previous response. The story you mentioned is actually a riddle or a puzzle commonly known as "John and the Lighthouse". This riddle is often used to test logic and critical-thinking skills. Here's how you can solve it:

1. Read the question carefully: "John decides he doesn't want to work, he turns off his light and leaves. 200 people die. What was his job?"

2. Identify the key details: The name "John", the decision to turn off the light, the outcome of 200 people dying, and the question about his job.

3. Analyze the information: Based on the given information, it is implied that John had a specific job related to a light. He made a decision to turn off the light and as a result, 200 people died.

4. Make logical connections: Think about professions or scenarios where turning off a light could have fatal consequences for others.

5. Relevant knowledge or inference: In this case, the answer is a lighthouse keeper. A lighthouse keeper's job is to operate and maintain the light that warns ships of dangerous areas. Turning off the light could cause ships to crash, resulting in the loss of lives.

So, the answer to the riddle is that John's job was a lighthouse keeper. By turning off the light and leaving, he neglected his responsibility, leading to the tragic outcome of 200 people losing their lives.