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Here’s How to Solve TikTok’s “Escape the Murder House” Puzzle

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It’s easy to watch a scary serial killer movie and think, “Eh, I could escape from the bad guy, no problem.” If you’ve ever found yourself feeling similarly cocky, then we have the puzzle for you. All you need is a pen and a piece of paper … and some serious smarts. 

We’re talking about the “Escape the Murder House” puzzle that is currently going viral on TikTok. On its face, it looks simple enough, but we’ll admit that we spent a good chunk of time trying to solve it ourselves and, well, let’s just say we’re not quite as confident about our chances in a scary movie situation anymore.

How do you solve the Escape the Murder House puzzle?

Well, this is definitely one of those puzzles that seems like it’ll be a breeze until you actually make an attempt to solve it. As @yaicha93 points out in the original video, it always seems as though you’re left with one killer who can’t be defeated without breaking the rules of the puzzle.

However, if you listen very closely to the actual rules of the puzzle, you might find the solution. The rules state that you can’t reenter a killer’s room once you’ve defeated them. However, they say nothing about the room you start the puzzle in. A few very clever TikTok users have also picked up on this rule and provided their own solution.

In fact, @yaicha93 gives a pretty big clue when they say that they’re “always left with one more killer.” That indicates that you need to enter one room more than once, and since it can’t be a killer’s room, it has to be yours! Once you figure out this trick, the puzzle is actually pretty simple to solve.

In fact, there are multiple solutions, all of which start with exiting your room, killing a killer, then reentering your room. Let’s also not dwell on the fact that once you’ve killed a killer, you are now a killer — that’s making things a bit too complicated.

Now that you know how to solve the puzzle, challenge your friends to solve it! And pay close attention to how they do, just in case you ever find yourself stuck in a horror movie situation with them.

Source : https://www.distractify.com/p/escape-the-murder-house-puzzle