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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Solve this difficult rebus

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

What does the following rebus represent? $\lfloor cards \rfloor $ $+$ $\lceil cards \rceil $
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Something Very Necessary

Here is another elementary REBUS for you to solve. As the Caption states, it is Something Very Necessary. THIJKFELMNO Be Fast ;)
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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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Emojiture Challenge - Next Generation

After looking through the list of books my friend sent me the last time I asked him to send me some recommendations for more recent books. Here is what I got: I hope you can help me again. Hints:
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The “One” Rebus

Here is a rebus. Can you solve it?
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Another java program rebus

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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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Half riddle and half rebus

I am a string ?????. I consist of five symbols. If you plug me into the following Rebus puzzles, I will make a lot of sense. Rebus 1: ????? AZ Rebus 2: ...
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How do I feel about the election?

My emotion tied up in one picture. Just click the right link! http://imgur.com/■■■■■■■ Each character missing can be any Aa-Zz character or any number 0-9. (Inspired by this.) 1) Black to black. ...
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Movie rebus puzzle

Here is an image containing rebus puzzles about movies. Have fun solving it.
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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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Diabolic Substance

What is it : Colloquially, it is a Diabolic way to win at athletic events. Take a single one, and it might be shaped like a star.
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Better than Rembrandt

This puzzle is part 13 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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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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Find a clause from a visual Rebus

Find a clause from this visual Rebus. I think this time, my rebus is not too easy.
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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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Yet another movie line on the Linux terminal

What famous quote does the following terminal session refer to? $ ps -o ppid= -p $u 28342 $ echo $$ 28342
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Science related rebus wordplay, what is it?

Can anyone figure out what this rebus wordplay is? Doing a Google search will help you a lot, and is recommended, but reverse image search would be doing basically all the detective work for you, so ...
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Riley Rebus Is Back!

Prefix + Infix + Suffix : TO CLARIFY : The answer consists of only 1 word The 3 pictures each represent the prefix, infix, and suffix of the word respectively
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Pictorial “riddle”

Look at the ordered images below and determine the phrase that they collectively represent: Hint: It's a "thing"
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Finish the famous (rebus) quote!

The first five words of a famous quote are in the rebus below. Read the image as four horizontal lines, the last of which contains the fourth and fifth words. The accepted answer will feature the full ...
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First Brainteaser of an Excited Puzzler

Introductions are never stimulating, but unfortunately it is the job of new members of the group, so abide by my ensuing unclear blather. Sorry for the odd phraseology, but the current passage is put ...
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A Trademarked™ pack of rebuses

Here is a pack of rebuses: Eack of the above rebuses represents a famous brand/company. The relation between a rebus and the brand it represent vary from rebus to rebus (some rebuses relate in a way ...
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My simple rebus

I liked the idea of a rebus puzzle, so I've taken a crack at making a simple one!
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Don't Go.. Please

I went away. :( I came back. :) I went away. :( I came back. :) I went away. :( I came back. :) I went away. :( I came back. :) I went away. :( I came back. :) Hint EDIT-
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Musical Rebus Challenge!

These rebuses are rebuses of songs. Most of them require lateral-thinking, however, some are clear cut logic. Give the name of the song, and the band/artist, plus the album (or single) and release ...
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Rebus puzzle “cancelled”

I have a rebus puzzle I can't figure out. The word "Cancelled" is written with the "CAN" angled downwards and the "CELLED" angled upwards : D E L ...
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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 puzzling rebus puzzle

Solve the following rebus puzzle: DROPALME
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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

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 cartoon rebus

This is one of the many things I am bad at (amongst making up hard rebuses and thinking of creative ways to fill the character limit). What is it? *Note that the hand cartoon in the image doesn't ...
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A highly musical rebus

What does the following rebus represent? Dso0+ The answer, as the title implies, is something musical. Edit: I realized the capital S was causing confusion. It doesn't matter whether it's ...
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Munsterlander & Telomian - Rebus

Solve the following rebus: Munsterlander Telomian Whippet Terrier Foxhound Spaniel Sharpei
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On to the Caribbean Islands!

This is a meta-puzzle. I will only confirm the answers to the sub-puzzles. Clues to words 1.Unending approval for males in a country (5) 2.Nobleman’s “Yes” for administrative region(6) 3.The ...
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What movie title does this represent?

Here's a rebus that involves no math skill, and is designed to be simple. What movie title is represented below?
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Epidemic, ahhhhhhhhhh!

A great plague has hit us, we don't know it's name. This image will help us find out: Although unlikely, this may be more useful: It was headline news from ...
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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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Only True Pokemon Fans Will Be Able to Solve This!

Can you guess what these popular Pokemon are??
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An Untimely Rebus For Your Puzzlement

Now with eye-popping graphics! (Hey, it's my first rebus.) Text version: $$ \begin{matrix} light-speed & & & & here\\ & & ? & & \\ \end{matrix} $$
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The tale of the fabulous rebus

A fairytale rebus with a not-at-all-fairytale solution: ...FAIRY ...WOLF ...DUCKLING
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Shouldn't it be “A bear pretending to be a human”?

Inspired by this amazing puzzle, this rebus puzzle, and this number puzzle, I create my first simple rebus: $(4, 2, 2) $ The answer is $4/(2+2)$ word consists of $4+2+2$ letters Hint 1 Hint 2 ...
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Can't figure out the rebus

Here is the rebus. I'm not sure what the answer is, hopefully, someone has seen this before and could explain it to me? Thanks!
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Program rebus (VBA)

The code snippet below in VBA contains all the clues to find an old movie quote. Who said it, and in what movie? ...
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Alien program rebus

Given the following Java program: public class Alien { public static void main(String[] args) { home(); } } ...
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A super smart rebus

This rebus describes exactly just how smart I am.
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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 prime number behind a picture

Over the time people collect tons of characters in movies, songs and games. I'm sure you don't need to know all of them neither for the resulting prime number. Here are my first 2 hints. Yes, two, ...
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Rebus Puzzle - House Burning

My first rebus! This rebus is kind of difficult and is based on a weird property of English. HOUSE B U R N I N G while G N I N R U B