# Too many rebus puzzles!

Recently I've made a bunch of rebuses, and this is the newest lot of 6 (note that I've finally used some colour!).

IMPORTANT: update

As of now, everything except three is solved. Of course, you can still have the pleasure of solving them,, but that's not the point... and no, it is not redhead :)

Hard rebuses

Parts I, II and III which most of you have probably done.

• For those solving number 3: there's a red e - ready. This may or may not be relevant! – Samthere Feb 2 '17 at 15:08

This answer is a compilation of others' answers with added explanations (if there wasn't already one).

#1 by Gareth McCaughan

A: anyone
The line is going up-right, or North-East (NE). It's accompanied by the number 1. NE1.

#2 by TheGreatEscaper

A: high and dry
dry is above low (i.e. high).

#3 by Neil W

A: red handed
red h-and-ed

#4 by Roger

A: middle of the road

#5 by TheGreatEscaper

A: todo list
2 (two) do. List.

#6 by Glorfindel

A: beat around the bush
beat is split in half, surrounding the word bush.

• this should probably be made a community wiki answer, as none of it is your own contribution. – Rubio Feb 1 '17 at 17:43
• @Rubio How do I do that? – Samthere Feb 1 '17 at 18:07
• See here.... i.stack.imgur.com/Ir8km.png – Rubio Feb 1 '17 at 18:15
• mmm Very close, I have posted an update :) – Wen1now Feb 2 '17 at 8:14

PARTIAL

1. (Helped with designing 1, so I can't answer it. I had no involvement with the rest, though)
2. High and dry

4. To-do list

4.

middle of the road

I suspect this is wrong because I am not "100% sure" (see Wen1now's comment on Rubio's answer), but #1

can be interpreted as an arrow going northeast labelled "1", hence "NE 1" or "anyone".

• Yep, that's it :) – Wen1now Jan 20 '17 at 9:02

A possible solution for the last one:

beat around the bush

I'm not sure it's 100% correct;

if the 'h' in that picture is intentionally misplaced, I'm probably missing something. Or the 'bus' is supposed to be 'heavy' ...

• Yep, that's correct. I suppose I should have made it be the bush at but that seems a bit obvious. – Wen1now Jan 20 '17 at 9:02

Would 3 be

Red h-and-ed?

.............

• Yep, that's all of them then :) – Wen1now Feb 3 '17 at 4:19

Partial

1.

One coming right up?

• Good try, but no. You will be 100% sure when you get it. – Wen1now Jan 16 '17 at 8:35
• IMO that's better than the official correct answer. – Peter Taylor Feb 2 '17 at 7:09

I thought #1 was simply

1up. To one up somebody basically.

• Welcome to Puzzling SE! Remember to place your answers in spoiler tags. – NL628 Mar 19 '18 at 2:00

Ill try the first one:

1.

One direction