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A puzzle that uses images and/or text, where solving the puzzle requires examination of the components' attributes. Typically wordplay combining the images/text will yield a word or phrase.

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Piece de Resistance - Four Dots in a Line

Four - Dots in a Line This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five ... Looking for the next challenge, you got rid ...
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A Range of Rebuses

In the Land of Rebuses, I found some paper, as well as a few images: Some of these have already been tackled here: 1 2 3 4 Any images were found on freesvg.org or drawn manually. The answers to ...
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Piece de Resistance - Seven Images Are Worth Digits

Seven Images Are Worth Digits This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five Six Seven ... Another colourful piece of ...
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Some Rebus puzzles

So a rebus puzzle is basically where you have to work out the 'hidden' meaning. For example would be So I've made 6 puzzles for you to enjoy :) Good luck! Part II and III
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What famous line does this Linux command line represent?

The following shows a Linux command line with a # prompt: ...
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What's the theme here?

What's the theme, including individual rationales? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
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Even more rebus puzzles

Sequel to Some rebus puzzles (easy/medium) and Some more rebus puzzles (medium/hard). These puzzles are hopefully the right difficulty this time. Good luck! And yes, the last one is supposed to look ...
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Scientifically Themed Rebus/Dingbat Puzzles

Below I have created a list of a few "scientific" expressions that represent some form of popular media, with the type stated. Hope you enjoy.
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What famous dialogue does this Java code represent?

The following is a text rebus in the form of Java code: ...
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The Comforting Death Message

Linda sadly passes away in a stampede of elephants and when she reaches St. Peter, she is distressed because she doesn't think she'll be buried properly on the family grave plot and having to listen ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 5): Christmas Shopping

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 100 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > What do we ...
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Cryptic Rebuses

A cryptic rebus, so says I, is a rebus that has the form of a cryptic clue. That is to say, there are two parts to a cryptic rebus: a definition of the answer a subsidiary indicator of the answer. A ...
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A Riley Rebus As Suggested By Duck

This is gonna be a Riley rebus suggested by @Duck (Thanks) Be sure to check out some of his great riddles and puzzles like this and this :D Note : I will probably (Definitely) post another one of ...
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Rebus with Dracula

Solve the following rebus puzzle: 0123 56789 DRACULA See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebus
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Some more rebus puzzles

I have some more Rebus puzzles: Seeing how the first lot were a bit easy I decided to make these a bit harder. Good luck! HINT FOR 3: Hint for 3 and 4: Next lot: Even more rebus puzzles!
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Hollywood Movie Rebus Puzzle #1

Background: Your love for Hollywood movies and remarkable ability to remember movie titles is finally going to serve a purpose. There was indeed a time when you almost believed your mother's words, ...
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The Word Web of horror - Clue Twenty Two

<<---First clue <---Previous clue As you say the word, the floor starts rising. You are now able to reach the trapdoor. You push it open and climb out. You blink in surprise. You appear to ...
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Another Rebus puzzle

Solve the following rebus puzzle: I I I I I I I I I ___________ O O See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebus
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Hollywood Movie Rebus Puzzle #2

Background: Your love for Hollywood movies and remarkable ability to remember movie titles is finally going to serve a purpose. There was indeed a time when you almost believed your mother's words, as ...
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What's the theme here? (#2)

Another group of pictures that have a theme: ๐Ÿ”— 1.-- 2.-- 3.-- 4.-- 5.-- 6.-- 7.-- 8.-- 9.-- 10.-- 11.-- 12.-- 13.-- HINTS:
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Scientifically Themed Rebus/Dingbat Puzzles - Part 2

below are more rebuses with "scientific" expressions that represent something in popular media. Part 1 here. One of the questions in Part 1 has a link to a question here.
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Lock your computer when you walk away!

Well this is strange. I forgot to lock my monitor when I walked away from my desk, at work, and one of my co-workers decided to have a little fun. When I got back, I found this little C# console ...
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REJBÄS - an unfinished flat-pack puzzle

I'm going to come right out and say it: I'm kinda bored of making puzzles, but I still want those sweet, sweet imaginary internet points, so I'm phoning it in this time with a flat-pack rebus I bought ...
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Mathematical Rebus

Mathematical Rebus II Mathematical Rebus III $$ 4\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}\frac{(-1)^n}{2n+1}\\ (-\infty,...,-1,0,1,...,\infty)\times(-\infty,...,-1,0,1,...,\infty)\\ \forall\begin{bmatrix}{-1}&{0}\\ ...
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What is the title of this modern art painting, if not "Stars and Stripes"?

This puzzle belongs to the puzzle series: hyper-modern art Still in the hyper-modern art gallery... "You know, even now that you have explained to me, how hyper-modern-art works, I still don't ...
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You must be THIS high to ride this puzzle!

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. What is this?
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Emojiture Challenge

This is the first question for the new Fortnightly Topic Challenge #5: Literature. My inspiration source was a TV show. I wanted to read some books during holidays, so a friend sent me a list of some ...
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Mathematical Rebus II

Mathematical Rebus I Mathematical Rebus III $$\det\frac{\partial(x,y)}{\partial(r,\varphi)}\\ \sum_{n=2}^\infty \ddot{\frac{t^n}{n!}} $$
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My third Rebus puzzle

Solve the following rebus puzzle: L D BRIDGE See also (Rebus with Dracula) and (Another Rebus puzzle)
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Looking For Riley Rebus #3? It's Right Here!

This the part 3 of the Riley Rebus series. Be sure to check out part 2 and part 1 Prefix + Infix + Suffix : To Clarify : The answer is only 1 word Hint : Additional Small Hint : Another ...
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11 Harry Potter rebus puzzles which together spell a word

11 Harry Potter rebus puzzles. When you have solved them all, there is a word they are hiding. Hint:
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 22): Quick Math Card

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > I found the ...
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Cryptic Rebuses Hit the Books

In order to learn more about Emily Dickinson and T. S. Eliot, who made cameos here and here, cryptic rebuses are going to the library. If you're unsure how cryptic rebuses work, you may want to check ...
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The Case of the Missing Rebus

A rebus has gone missing.   What rebus, and under which $~\boxed{\sf~ \raise{.5ex}\underline\quad \, ? ~\raise{.1ex}\strut}$ ? $$ \color{#274}{\boxed{ \quad \begin{matrix} ...
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Rebus: Shanghai

I didn't write this rebus but I like it so I'm sharing it. Image form: Text form: J K 10 Q A
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What's the theme here? (#3)

Here's another group of pictures with a common theme: ๐Ÿ”— ๐Ÿ”—
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 7): The Oracle Rambles On and On

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Hadn't ...
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Riley Rebus #2 Coming Up!

Another Riley Rebus since the last one went quite well Hint : Extra Hint : More Hints :
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Piece de Resistance - King Deusovi, Flag this Blo*dy Post!

King Deusovi, Flag this Blo*dy Post! This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten Queen King Jack ...
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What is a " B & A" puzzle?

I think this type of puzzle format is a bit different from some you already have seen. I call them B & A puzzles. After you solve them you will likely know what that means. There are six seperate ...
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Uncle Sam's rebus - Clue Eleven

<---Previous clue After the easiness of the previous clue, you feel sure that the puzzles will start to get harder now. And the sign ahead seems to confirm that: This is the last easy puzzle ...
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Ten Rebus puzzles

Solve the following ten one-line Rebus puzzles: DICTNARY PRAHOMTE ..AVI.. MARY+MARY+MARY /r/e/a/d/i/n/g/ MTWTFSSS 144 144 word word word word LIFE = TTTT---------> WORLD WORLD ...
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ASCII Puzzler 1: Part 1

This is a prequel to ASCII Puzzler 2: Arrows Depicting Movement, Things, or Pointing Out Objects, ASCII Puzzler 3: The Trees, and https://puzzling.stackexchange.com/questions/32439/ascii-puzzler-4-...
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Mathematical Rebus III

Mathematical Rebus I Mathematical Rebus II Small note on the first image: Hint 1 for the squares image: Hint 2 for the squares image: Hint 3 for the squares image (alternative image that should ...
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Revenge [cryptic] rebus puzzles

Enjoyed these did you? Felt they were a bit too easy? The rebuses are feeling bitter about their loss, and they will only concede defeat if you break their puzzle: Wait a second... they've sent a ...
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Hollywood Movie Rebus Puzzle #3

This is the third puzzle in the Hollywood Movie Rebus Puzzle series. See the others here. Puzzle #1 Hollywood Rebus Movie Puzzle Puzzle #2 Hollywood Rebus Movie Puzzle . Background Your love for ...
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Forget the freehand red circles - it's a freehand rebus! - Clue Twenty Eight

<<---First clue <--Previous clue This is an entry in the 26th Fortnightly Topic Challenge. You speak the password. The entire space shudders, and the wall that you were leaning on open, ...
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Scientifically Themed Rebus/Dingbats - Part 3

The same idea as before: the "scientific" expressions represent some form of popular media. Enjoy. Part 1 Part 2
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An enigmatic rebus - Clue Twenty Five

<<---First clue <---Previous clue You head through the door. Immediately, you are blinded by a sudden burst of light. You stand in the doorway, blinking, as the door closes and pushes you ...
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Twelve rebus puzzles

How many did I catch? Answer this after you have solved the 12 steps above.
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