From an IQ exam:
What does this say? ↑ → ← ↓
(Edited from ↑ ← → ↓ ; see my explanation in Deusovi's answer below. I'll be going now.)
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My 4 year old son saw this and started singing Goosey Goosey Gander
Upstairs ↑ and Downstairs ↓, In my lady's chamber → ←
I'm going orthogonal instead of lateral with this one.
upright left bottom
Playing with words is (arguably) much more fun than playing with compass.
An upright (marked by strong moral rectitude) person, who, as a result of misfortune, hit the rock bottom, has finaly been able to go back to living according to his former ideals and left his past behind him.
Interpret it as puns coordinates, and as directions and quality. Up arrow means up, +y, and also "why?" Left arrow means -x and also a lack or loss, or something worse or forgotten. Right arrow means +x and a gain, or something better, and also "right" and "write". Down arrow means down, -y, or "why not?" We get: +y => Why -x => forget [suffer loss] +x => it is better to write -y => (it) down!