What does the rebus mean? The rebus is as follows: It is very necessary.

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    $\begingroup$ It is like essential salt ( Potassium in nano grams)?! $\endgroup$ – Mea Culpa Nay Dec 21 '17 at 18:13
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    $\begingroup$ "There's no I in King". No, that sounds wrong ... $\endgroup$ – M Oehm Dec 21 '17 at 18:19
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    $\begingroup$ @MOehm "There's no O in Kong". No, that sounds even wore. $\endgroup$ – David Starkey Dec 21 '17 at 20:17
  • $\begingroup$ It's really agonizing to realise how close to working "agonizing" is. $\endgroup$ – Bass Dec 22 '17 at 10:58
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    $\begingroup$ @DavidStarkey "There's no lion in Klingon"? It does look like the space between the "K" and "ng" is too big for just an "i". $\endgroup$ – gnovice Dec 28 '17 at 22:04

It could be a

Selfless King!


One meaning of self is I and selfless is opposite of selfishness and it is very necessary.

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    $\begingroup$ Or maybe an eyeless king. $\endgroup$ – J. Siebeneichler Dec 21 '17 at 19:18

It is obviously

Brainy Smurf (Schtroumpf à Lunettes in the original french version).

Explanation :

This is a king missing an I (or an eye). And as we know it : in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.

So, this is a kingdom full of blind people. Also, the king is blue. The only logical explanation is that this is the Smurf village where all Smurfs went blind (because of some Gargamel's trick or whatever). And which Smurf managed to keep at least an eye in working condition ? The one wearing eye-protection of course. Glasses.

Hence : Brainy Smurf.

  • $\begingroup$ But this king has No “I”... $\endgroup$ – PV22 Dec 22 '17 at 15:17
  • $\begingroup$ Or one missing "I" $\endgroup$ – Keelhaul Dec 22 '17 at 15:19
  • $\begingroup$ It only has one I. So “KING” is the king with one I $\endgroup$ – PV22 Dec 22 '17 at 15:20

A possible answer is:

A just king.

Or even

A just king with perspective.


The king has no "i" (or "no eye") and as justice is blind, so is the king —a just king. And there is the possible addition of the word "perspective" as the letters are shown at a perspective angle. And I would say "It is very necessary" for a king to be just and have perspective.

Another possible variant:

A king with a just perspective.

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    $\begingroup$ Not fair HawkEYE. Not fair. $\endgroup$ – ibrahim mahrir Dec 21 '17 at 19:40

My 1st answer: it means

"Real king"


It's King divided by $i$, the imaginary unit. So, a real number is left.


Elvis has left the blued i in "ing"


"The King" has left out the expected blue-outlined "i" in the "ing" part


It is

Blind King


Because there is no 'I', which pronounciation is similar to 'eye'.


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