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Questions tagged [rebus]

A puzzle that is portrayed using images and/or text, where solving the puzzle requires examination of the components' attributes (for instance, word position or color) or meanings (for instance, the name of a depicted item, or mathematical symbols to indicate operations on words or letters).

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Rebus Puzzles Everywhere!

Looking for a phrase in this puzzle :) Extra hint :
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A short rebus comes here

Here is a short rebus that I just created. Let's see if you can solve it. Hint
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Another Rebus Puzzle By Me!

Just gonna make another Rebus Puzzle :) Looking for a phrase here!
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First attempt at Rebus

The answer is one word, 6 letters.
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My second rebus is only half

This is the second rebus I have created: I hope you like it! It is one word.
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Rebus #22 needs decoding

This is a double puzzle: first, you've got to figure out the kenning (2 words); then you've got to interpret what the kenning means (1 word noun). An example of a kenning is bookworm for voracious ...
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Rebus #21 needs unlocking

This is a 1-word singular noun.
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Rebus #20 is ready for your solution

This is one word that can be a noun or a verb.
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Rebus #19 is here

I'd rather play it or listen to it. ;) EDIT: This is an expression, not a word.
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Rebus #18 was in a hurry to get posted

This one might drive you up a wall... ;)
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My first rebus!(Inspired by Wordster)

This is my first rebus. Inspired by Wordster!
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Rebus #17 Needs Deciphering

Clean freaks are keen on this property:
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Rebus #16 is a cousin to a previous one

You can get a hint of what this one is from this one.
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Rebus #15 is a bilingual one

This is the French spelling of an English word.
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Rebus #14 marches on the scene

This word cracks me up, because it seems like an oxymoron!
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Rebus #13 for brain gymnastics

Giving speeches isn't as fun as making rebuses.
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Twelfth rebus to exercise your brain on

I think it would be a blast to get paid for creating rebuses!
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Chew on this, Wordster!

A teacher might this if a student does this during class:
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This makes eleven rebuses

Creating rebuses can make a person feel this way.
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Good rebuses come in nines

A teacher might do this if a student is making rebuses during class.
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Shell [sic] we post rebus #8?

It's ironic that the word in question contradicts the images.
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Here's pictogram #8

Not enough of these and we're in trouble!
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Making rebuses is addictive

This is a one-word literary term.
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I Love Rebus Puzzles!

This rebus puzzle is going to be related to some of my favorite games 1. other word for 2. 3.
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Pictogram using musical notation

Rebuses: they're music to my eyes.
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#4 Sheepish Rebus

Not trying to pull the wool over your eyes...
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Pictogram Teaser

These guys wish they could have what they symbolize...
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Using kids shows? How original!

Something most of us will not escape from. I've included the Knowledge tag since the character depicted above is not some creature I made up.
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This cat can see you

Since rebus puzzles are starting to pick up again and I love them, here's one! Added a few more images to make more sense :)
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Rebus #3 is pretty simple

No, this has zero to do with the sound you make when something's tasty...
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Another rebus for your brain aerobics

This is a saying from an ancient book (a saying Scrooge probably hated, prior to his turn-about):
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Zeebus Puzzle #3

Another day, another rebus puzzle: Hint #1:
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Is This Gonna Be Another Rebus?

Gonna Try another Rebus puzzle just for fun 1. 2. 3.
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First attempt at a rebus

See if you can decipher this image:
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Some things are best said in plain language instead of mathematical notation!

Back then in 2013 when I was participating in International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), I was stumbled on the puzzles on their newsletters. Even until now, I'm pretty clueless for these. Here are ...
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First Try On A Rebus Puzzle

1. +the other word for 2. + The middle of 3. + Hint :
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Ready, Set, Deathmatch

But can you survive the '_ _ _ _ _ ?
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Zeebus Puzzle #2

Below is a rebus puzzle for you to solve:
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Zeebus Puzzle #1

Below is a rebus puzzle for you to solve:
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My teacher gave me a puzzle one day

I told my teacher that I liked riddles and puzzles. As a matter of fact, I introduced him to the Puzzling Stack Exchange! Then, he got a sheet of paper, asked for a pen, and when he found one (I didn'...
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Bird is NOT the word!

I can't get into my computer. It's password protected, you see, and I got hit by a cement truck this morning in front of the Compound Word Store. Luckily, I have this nifty cheat sheet. It was ...
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Little Pictures: Charlie's Lunch Edition

Charlie was at school- middle school, to be exact. He had begun to chat with others his age, and was starting to make some friends. In particular, he had found a female friend, which made him very ...
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Little Pictures

Today I've decided to make puzzles using images because that's easier for me to do than think of a sub-par riddle. A note about these: no, they do not necessarily pertain to a famous saying. Rather, ...
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What is the hidden phrase for this bottle cap?

I've recently come across some Lions Head Brewery beer, and under each of the bottle caps is a visual word puzzle. Using the pictures and characters on the cap, it creates some sort of phrase. For ...
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Can you solve this rebus puzzle 2?

Two separate words. Can you solve it?
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Where should you go? The Mysterious Disappearances (Part 1)

It is a lovely Monday afternoon, when you, Detective Ashmolean, are given a new case. Kids have been disappearing all over town, and it is your job to find the kids and arrest the kidnapper. All of ...
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My Grandfather's Final Message

As my grandfather reached the end of his long and satisfying life, I sat by his bedside and asked him what advice he could give me to help me in my own. Unable to speak, he pointed to his bedside ...
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Simple Rebus Question [closed]

That's the rebus (right above). HINT: HINT 2:
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Regular Expressions

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Somebody's opus, if not mine

My coworkers and and I were talking about a specific person the other day. Who were we talking about?