# What is the answer to the following Rebus? [closed]

What is the answer to the following puzzle?

                  T
H
G
I
F


## closed as too broad by Dan Russell, Rand al'Thor, IAmInPLS, Beastly Gerbil, SconibulusSep 26 '16 at 18:47

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• Are the 'i' and 'g' closer together on purpose? – Carl Sep 26 '16 at 2:36
• I think the answer is: "your puzzle is too broad". – Matsmath Sep 26 '16 at 9:58
• @Matsmath it's not really that broad if you read the answers, everyone down there basically has the same answer – Areeb Sep 26 '16 at 11:20
• @Beasty Gerbil it is not clear to me whether or not you corrected a typo, or an intentional "bump" in the upside hill. I suggest you to check with the OP. – Matsmath Sep 26 '16 at 11:21

## 6 Answers

it could be

fight to the top

or

put up a fight

or even

uphill battle

• Those were some great propositions... But i feel like something is missing !! The characters are actually not normally writing from the bottom to the top. I think there is some hidden meaning after that too ! – imAProgrammer Sep 26 '16 at 8:36

It is

because

the letters spell the word "FIGHT", if read from bottom (left) to top (right); i.e., up a hill.

I think Peregrine Rook has it, but I prefer:

An uphill struggle

Which is synonymous, but in more common usage at least in the UK.

Using another synonym for fight, it could also be

Rise to the challenge

That said, I believe Will's final answer of

uphill battle

is most likely correct because

If the word was a simple vertical, bottom-to-top, then that would suggest "rise", "put up" etc. Since it's on a slope, it suggests that we're looking for something more gradual, and "uphill" fits that very cleanly.

Then we're looking for a phrase beginning with "uphill" and ending with a synonym for "fight"; both "battle" and "struggle" work well, and both are fairly common phrases. I wouldn't have a problem with either being correct, but "battle" is a much more direct synonym for "fight", so I'd personally go for "uphill battle".

Could be fight, could be a flight of steps, so it kinda looks to me like that classic description of an "adrenaline reaction":

FIGHT or FLIGHT ???

The rebus is the title of a seminar:

How to make up a fight on the internet

Because the poster has made "fight" go up, and has written this in a post on the internet.

Incidentally, step one in this seminar is to post a somewhat ambiguous and possibly incorrectly formatted puzzle on a popular puzzling site and never return to answer any questions.

How meta.