What musical term does this refer to:


Clue for help:

Maybe I should write that as: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O O O O O O O O O O O O . . . . . . . . .

  • $\begingroup$ are there definite number of 'O' s after N.....seems like cassette blocked ? $\endgroup$ Apr 2, 2015 at 7:08
  • $\begingroup$ Cassette blocked is a great point. It continues with O forever. $\endgroup$
    – Prem
    Apr 2, 2015 at 7:11
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    $\begingroup$ I fear your gramophone record has a scratch on the recitation of the alphabet. How distressing! $\endgroup$
    – Joffan
    Apr 3, 2015 at 0:33
  • $\begingroup$ I will be adding the exact expected answer to all my puzzles, so that the clues are explained, but if somebody else has got the correct answer, then that will be the "Accepted Answer". $\endgroup$
    – Prem
    May 9, 2015 at 16:51

3 Answers 3


I would say the answer is


Because it sounds like

'Stuck at O'

  • $\begingroup$ Correct !!!!!!!! $\endgroup$
    – Prem
    Apr 2, 2015 at 8:29

It may be

A music-disc that went in loop. It was spelling the alphabet, when suddenly something went wrong!

Otherwise it may be

A loop preceded by a scale. The scale is made with the notes from A to N (A to G notes are the standard ones, H to N may be the next octave).

  • $\begingroup$ First attempt is on the right track, but there is a specific musical term, because it went wrong at the specific letter. Also look at the clue given in the question. Second attempt is not on track. $\endgroup$
    – Prem
    Apr 2, 2015 at 7:35
  • $\begingroup$ So this is a rebus? $\endgroup$
    – user88
    Apr 2, 2015 at 8:16


stuck at the letter O.

Now, the clue says that it is better to write that as "A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O O O O O O O O O O O O . . . . . . . . ." which is

marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds.

Hence the musical term, as per Definition, is :



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