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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Parrot Rebus redux

This is a slightly modified thing I remember from a line drawing in a book years ago. Well-known phrase. Hint another hint
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A Historical Event

What historical event does the following rebus represent? $$ \therefore \forall A, B: (A \cap B = \emptyset) \implies (A \neq B) $$ Hint:
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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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“sprinG summEr autumN winTer” - what does this mean?

sprinG summEr autumN winTer Does anyone know what this means?
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Can you tell what the mouse says I like to do in my spare time?

There's something I've been doing a lot lately, and I've finished it multiple times now. Each time is different, which is awesome! I've decided to create an easy rebus about it. Can you figure out ...
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An abundance of one-line Rebus puzzles

Solve the following ten one-line Rebus puzzles: AGE BUT marri Ag e wWoOlOfL "24 Hours" TRADI$~$ TION HEAD ACHE WHEATHER SGEG TOSYOBSYOBWN ALL world
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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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What are my friends' names? (A visual puzzle)

While messing around at one evening, I made six small drawings, one for each friend of mine. My drawings were made to be very specific: Taking the action or object represented in any of them, you can ...
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What is this rebus?

What can this rebus be translated to? goodgood memememe Hint: The answer is a phrase.
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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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A Brand New, Festive Rebus!

Here is a basic rebus with a common theme!
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Solution Is Clearly An Image

As the title suggests, the answer is an image. More specifically, you have to find the 7 character long imgur ID for the image: imgur.com/□□□□□□□ Each character can be any letter A-Z (case-...
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Name the Book / Movie / Show

What book / movie / show does the following refer to? 👍 {F52C090C-D3BE-48EA-AE49-6BCCF449A561}2.718 2 Winter Street
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Is there room on the code “rebus” bandwagon for one more?

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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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Mostly By Way of Emphasis

Here's a simple one (clue in the title):
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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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Some Time of Year Rebuses

These are probably incredibly easy, but have fun!! 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7)
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What can this rebus solve? How can this rebus be solved?

This is my first rebus, constructive suggestions are welcome. Enjoy! Mistake: the diagonal of the green circle on the right should be from the top right to the bottom left instead of from the top ...
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She has a unique personality

Each square is one word, and each row also has a one-word answer. The final answer is what I tell everyone whenever my sister is coming to town. #1 Image credits: 1. Mickayyy, CC BY-SA 4.0; ...
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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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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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Answer is three words forming a phrase (3rd of a rebus series)

Find those three words which form a phrase. Edit: I think there are many interpretations of the last square, so this is some more piece of information: Open piece of information (so the puzzle ...
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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?

What's the theme, including individual rationales? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
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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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I hope this puzzle motivates you

(I saw a similar question in a newspaper. Changing text to images and adding it here) Recognize the famous saying / quote / idiom / statement / movie or song title. The answer is in English language. ...
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Contours of a clandestine nature

What does each of the answers describe? The answer is two words (11 + 4 letters). #1 #2 #3 #4 Image credits: 1.2 Slashme, CC BY-SA 4.0; 2.1 AngMoKio, CC BY-SA 2.5; 2.3 ...
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Aggravated Rebus Puzzling

Hullo, what's all this then? (Clicking enlarges the pictures, but isn't required for solving the puzzles; Imgur's automatic cropping managed to keep the essential bits in the smaller pictures too. ...
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Zeebus Puzzle #10

My dreaming took a turn towards nostalgia last night...
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What musical term does this refer to?

What musical term does this refer to: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO......... Clue for help:
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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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Five words. Four Wikipedia pages. One rebus

As the title suggests, the accepted answer will explain how each word was found and link the four relevant Wikipedia pages. Some parts are definitely harder than others, but once several words are ...
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Flags and numbers point to an item of modern culture

Believe it or not, this rebus encodes the name of a well-known item of modern popular culture. Can you find out what it is? Hint #1:
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Riley Rebus is a calm man

Prefix + Infix + Suffix I will post hints as time goes on. Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4: Hint 5:
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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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Another Linux movie command

Inspired by this question, here's another Linux command representing a famous line: cp -a ~she ~ Which line is it?
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Eleanor's Emoji Story

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? Text version: 👀🚻👀🚻👵🍚💒😴😳📥🍶🚪❓🚻❓🌎🚻🗺⛪👨✒📃🔕👀👷�...
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Which country am I thinking of?

Fill in the gaps with the answers of the rebuses, and then answer the question: Which country am I thinking of? It's → 2 ↓↲ And they will be the ...
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Protip: Don't leave your computer unlocked during a guess-the-song challenge

Me and my buddy, Jim, were playing a guess-the-song challenge. Of course, I was winning. (Don't tell him I said that!) After he left, I looked at my computer, and saw this written in gedit: ...
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Cryptic Rebuses Go Meta

At the library, cryptic rebuses read a book on self-reference. If you're unsure how cryptic rebuses work, you may want to check out this primer. *I don't own any of the images from which I drew in ...
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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 work, ...
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Which river is the treasure in?

This is an entry to the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #26: rebus. You are a renowned treasure hunter, and using your puzzling skills, you have found that an ancient treasure on the bottom of "_ _ _ _ ...
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Another attempt at movie rebus puzzle

After I received a good response to my last movie rebus puzzle, and in the light of Fortnightly Topic Challenge #26: Rebus, here is another set of movie rebuses. Have fun solving. And all suggestions ...
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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 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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Riley Rebus #2 Coming Up!

Another Riley Rebus since the last one went quite well Hint : Extra Hint : More Hints :
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What's the theme here? (#3)

Here's another group of pictures with a common theme: 🔗 🔗
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What can be the meaning of a word and a number?

Stand      - - - - - - 0_2345 Given above is a block that contains a word "stand" and a number "0_2345". What does the block say?
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Solve this difficult rebus

There is a very difficult rebus. Try to solve this. The rebus is as follows: Hint-1: Hint-2: