Brain Teaser SMS

If a man is at the bottom of the cliff and he is dead and he has half of a match in his hand. How did he die?

Answer: The man was in a hot air ballon with some of his friends and the ballon started to go down so the group of friends made a decision to
draw sticks (matches) and who ever got the shortest stick had to jump off the dead man got the shortest stick so he had to jump off!