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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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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Some Rebuses for U

Here are some rebuses all about U! The first is very easy, the second is moderate (you may need to think a bit on this one) and the last is moderate-hard (it is taken much, much further than the rest,...
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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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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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A few rebus puzzles

First attempt at rebus puzzles, hope you'll enjoy them: 1) 2) 3)
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Grandma's Rebuses

DISCLAIMER: This story is fictional My dear grandmother passed away two years ago, with her husband, Ed, sitting solemnly by the side of her hospital bed. She was always kind, friendly, but also very ...
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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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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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Cryptic Rebuses Visit the Art Museum

Before we get to the art, we first have to go over museum etiquette. A cryptic rebus is a rebus that has the form of a cryptic clue. That is to say, there are two parts to a cryptic rebus: a ...
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What is this cylindrical object?

What is this cylindrical object with radius z and height a? Disclaimer: I heard this from my boss so thought I'd post it here.
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A smily murderer

This may be ve-e-e-ery easy, though it requires basic knowledge of popular culture. Hint:
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Cryptic Rebuses Continued

Let me remind you, in case you haven’t read my previous puzzle, that a cryptic rebus is a rebus that has the form of a cryptic clue. That is to say, there are two parts to a cryptic rebus: a ...
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Cryptic Rebuses at the Zoo

Let me remind you, in case you haven’t read my previous puzzle, that a cryptic rebus is a rebus that has the form of a cryptic clue. That is to say, there are two parts to a cryptic rebus: a ...
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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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Movie rebus puzzle

Here is an image containing rebus puzzles about movies. Have fun solving it.
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The Revenge of the Post-Christmas - Christmas Movie Rebuses

Rather enjoyed my first outing as a poser in Post-Christmas - Christmas Movie Rebuses so I have made some more. Hopefully these should be a little trickier! Deduce the three movies from the images. ...
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Post-Christmas - Christmas Movie Rebuses

You wait all holidays for a Christmas movie rebus and three come along at once! Can you deduce the films from the images? If you enjoyed these, there are some trickier ones here: The Revenge of ...
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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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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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Rebus: a very specific remix of a past song hit

3 words 3 words 1 word Exact youtube title:
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Young said it is here to stay

Here is an easy rebus: Can you find what it is about?
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A Christmas rebus

-Overheard at a party last night- "First, to my French friends: I wish you a "Joyeux Noël"! - ... - ... - ... - And finally, to my Spanish friends: "Feliz Navidad"! - Oh, and to you, ...
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Tricky Song Rebuses

The following rebuses are all clues to well known songs. See if you can get them all! 1) + 2) 3) 4) + 5) hint: hint #2:
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Movie name from pictures(puzzle-2). What am I?

Unlike puzzle-1 some words can be derived using homophone.
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Rebus: Guess this movie

Another Simple Rebus. Guess this movie name
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Movie name from pictures. What Am I?

Identify my name from these pictures.
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Graphical rebus riddle

I... I have some bad news. My computer broke. Yeah, really tragic. Luckily I have a backup computer, but there is a reason it is a backup. It was made a long time ago and... well, its completely ...
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Music-Related Rebus puzzle

This is a music-related rebus puzzle, for the fortnight challenge of mixing unconventional tags, hence this music rebus. What famous quote from a movie is suggested in the above rebus?
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Formula 1 rebus

We're not talking about the motorsport, but about one of the most famous formulae in mathematics. It's also slightly rearranged and in a form of the rebus: Hint
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Prepared for Yet Another Simple Rebus?

Solve this simple rebus. ??? It is quite simple and I guess it will be answered within a few minutes. :)
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Yet Another Simple Rebus

Try to solve this simple rebus. It's too simple and hope will be answered within an hour or two. If not, will add hints. :)
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Yet Another Simple Chess Rebus

This is an entry to the 19th Fortnightly Topic Challenge Here is a relatively simple chess rebus: Hope it will be answered soon. If not, will add hints. :) To Make it not too broad and take you ...
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A Simple Chess Rebus

This is an entry to the 19th Fortnightly Topic Challenge Here is a relatively simple chess rebus: Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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RIDDÅL - another unfinished flat-pack puzzle

This is an entry to the 19th Fortnightly topic challenge Yesterday I got a package in the mail. Attached to its top was a letter: Dear Alconja, That's strange, I thought... Must have gone to the ...
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What was my friend doing?

I asked my friend what he did last week and he gave me this note. ivoesfe ivoesfe ivoesfe hppe nfo hppe nfo uif tjohjoh sbjo pof gmfxdvdlppt oftu qbbnfsjdbosjt nvujozcpvouz ...
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The Union Ain't Jack

Each line is a clue to a different word, take each of the n'th letters to get a final word that relates all the clues. Have a picture!
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A Letter to a Lady

Parse the rebus to determine the words and their source.
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The speaker of the quote

Find out whose words are these?
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Quote in a rebus

What quote is hidden in the following rebus puzzle? (Click on each image to enlarge.) The answer may be given in the form of an image if so desired.
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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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What is the answer to the following Rebus? [closed]

What is the answer to the following puzzle? T H G I F
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A rebus to 'Play' with

First crack at rebus (Suggestions are welcome)
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Can you decode these pictures to identify the hidden treasure?

Combination of these pictures represent a treasure: Can you identify it?
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The second pretzel rebus

This is the sequel to this. What does the below quote, written with pretzels, say? Overall image: Mug shots: Sorry, this first one is kinda blurry. But it's still recognizable. (Next one's a bit ...
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Emoji Story, The First

A story told through emoji. Could be a book, show, movie, or some other kind of story. Can you figure out what story is depicted below? ⚗😵💥🔥🚁🕴🤖💪💥👾❓🍲⚡🐲📨✔🌩🌊🚳🏊🚣🌊🐢🌀🏰🎉👾⚔🚀😺💉⚗🏟⚔�...
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A chemical rebus

Its not related to chemistry though.
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Identify me from the pictures

I am a thing. I am helpful to everybody. Identify me from the following pictures. Hint:
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We interrupt your scheduled series for a pretzel rebus

What does this rebus, drawn with pretzels, say? (This is what happens when I get bored with pretzels on the table... ;P) Note: The 'scheduled series' mentioned is this. It still needs to be solved! ...
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Decipher Message from space

Story: My boss dropped this off on my desk. The astronomers just received this message from a nearby galaxy. I need to decipher it and get a response drafted asap. Message: ...
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What do you understand by the word WORHT?

What do you understand by this word? WORHT Is the word asked correct, or wrong? Or is this a puzzle?