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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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All about position

Try to solve this puzzle below. The answer consists of two words with 15 letters in total.
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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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Just for fun (it's fair)

Try make sense of the image below. The answer is ten letters in total. Hint: Hint2: Note: I added a (4) and an (8). It doesn't affect the puzzle.
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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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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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Four unrelated rebuses

I've made rebuses #1-4 below, presumably from easiest to hardest. What phrase is each trying to say? First to solve all four gets the check mark! #1 #2 #3 #4 Note: the phrases are unrelated.
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A slightly rude rebus

I'm going to contribute to the rebus craze with one I invented some years ago. The picture itself is not suitable for work - view it directly here or view the revision history to see the image. ...
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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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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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Munsterlander & Telomian - Rebus

Solve the following rebus: Munsterlander Telomian Whippet Terrier Foxhound Spaniel Sharpei
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Rebus - Who am I?

This is my first rebus, and I only mention that because I needed more characters. 0 false 1 = 2 Who am I? Hint: 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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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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The tale of the fabulous rebus

A fairytale rebus with a not-at-all-fairytale solution: ...FAIRY ...WOLF ...DUCKLING
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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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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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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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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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Four Fun-derful Rebuses

This is an entry to the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #26: rebus. I've created a new kind of rebus for you! Let's try one together. An easy one, too: How simple, how simple! But come on, you're ...
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Initials, we are

Can you tell me what this sequence represents? (something very well-known)
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$1 = \rm Square. 2 =\:?$

Inspired by @R.D's quick rebus puzzle. Make sure to check that out if you haven't already! Here is a Rebus Puzzle I made. Hope you enjoy! And I hope it isn't too easy... Also, the title is a clue. ...
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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
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A unique rebus+

I'd call this a rebus+ (complexity, visual components, lateral thinking). The answer is a letter. Short story of the problem: I was happy, I felt I finally invented something solvable, easy, and ...
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What am I in this rebus?

0 ______________________ PhD BS AAS Solve this Rebus. See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebus
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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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Who Am I? Born in NYC

Who am I? Hint:
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A ----------y Puzzle

The puzzle below asks a question. Can you answer it?
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A mysterious disappearance - final part

(If you don't know my story by now here is part 1 and part 2) So you managed to figure out the threat and my reply. Well my story is nearly finished now, but there's one last part... I met Aaron ...
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The Puzzling Free-to-Play Escape Room, naturally!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #50: Escape Rooms Without revealing too much, knowledge of geek culture and/or superb Google skills are required for this puzzle. Coming from an anime ...
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Criminal Jack is here to haunt

Solve This Rebus, the correct answer is an English phrase. JACK THE RI_ _ER All the best :)
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A rather simple rebus

I feel like this may be already out there somewhere, but I really did think this up on my own. What does this rebus puzzle mean? GO GO GO GO GO GO GO GO That's really it! No additional hints ...
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Rebus: written on many places

I have seen this (not the rebus, but what it represents) written on many places. Could you guess what it is and on where I may have seen it?
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The recursive reflection of this rebus may be too revealing

Is the following rebus too self-evident? iiib4 Hint:
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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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Only True Pokemon Fans Will Be Able to Solve This!

Can you guess what these popular Pokemon are??
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It could be disturbing

The following rebus is one that should be very familiar to a great number of people, but may require an unexpected thought process. $(\huge ma$$)\ \epsilon \ 1$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ ...
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Is it fair to do this?

The following rebus regards something commonly done, in certain places; it's debatable as to whether or not this is a fair practice.
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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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