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I've recently come across a Rebus puzzle from a friend that I cannot figure out. Anyone who can help, I would really appreciate it!! This is what it looks like below

.25.25
.25.25

That is it. Please help! Thank you!!

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In all likelihood, those are

Close quarters

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Maybe it is a

pound cake

or as we call it in France a

quatre quarts

which is basically

4 times 0.25, and a cake that requires 4 ingredients in even proportions

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    $\begingroup$ Really nice one +1 $\endgroup$ – ABcDexter Oct 31 '17 at 13:10
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How about:

forequarters as in the front two legs of a quadruped (as opposed to the hindquarters)?

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The answer is

four quarters in a square.

I got it after checking the markdown of your question and seeing that the two .25.25s were meant to be on separate lines. (To force a line break even without a whole paragraph gap, put two spaces at the end of the previous line.)

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    $\begingroup$ What is "four quarters in a square"? I checked on google-sensei, nothing came up '-' $\endgroup$ – Nathan Oct 30 '17 at 15:51
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It can be easy math problem.

.25.25 -> quarter of quarter and then using addition

.25.25

.25.25


.50.50.50

OR

One Year:

Four seasons (Vivaldi? :)

OR

Poetry:

T.S. Eliot: Four Quartets

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  • $\begingroup$ Welcome to Puzzling.SE :) I get that you're saying about the total probability theorem but a Rebus is generally a phrase or set of words coming out of a picture. Can you rephrase your answer, please. $\endgroup$ – ABcDexter Oct 31 '17 at 9:42
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Could it be

Foursquare

Because

It's a square of fourths

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  • $\begingroup$ The spoiler thing is still not working for me $\endgroup$ – Lavigo Nov 1 '17 at 9:37
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    $\begingroup$ Nevermind I got it $\endgroup$ – Lavigo Nov 1 '17 at 9:38
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Is it

a four square (http://www.squarefour.org/home), a game?!

As

all 0.25 are squares of 0.5

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  • $\begingroup$ @Flater, four 0.25s are provided, literally. Is it not? $\endgroup$ – Mea Culpa Nay Oct 30 '17 at 16:14
  • $\begingroup$ I don't really understand the justification "all 0.25 are squares of 0.5." Why is 0.5 relevant? Any nonnegative real number is the square of some other number. If the numbers were instead all 0.2209, would you say that they were all squares of 0.47? For 0.1138 would you say that they are all the squares of sqrt(0.1138)? These are all true, but they seem pulled out of thin air. $\endgroup$ – wchargin Oct 30 '17 at 22:24
  • $\begingroup$ Every positive number is the square of something. $\endgroup$ – hobbs Oct 30 '17 at 22:24
  • $\begingroup$ This doesn't add up. $\endgroup$ – ABcDexter Oct 31 '17 at 5:05
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    $\begingroup$ @wchargin It's the same way we say that 4 is a square, but 2 isn't. Sure, in the reals, 2 is a square, but in the reals, "is a square" is a useless property because it applies to all non-negative real numbers. In the rationals, it's a meaningful property. Yes, I would say 0.2209 is a square, and no, I would not say 0.1138 is a square. $\endgroup$ – hvd Oct 31 '17 at 11:08

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