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# Puzzle Solving/rebuses

rebusguy wrote at 2006-07-25 22:18:14
ME NT = Apartment

HIJKLMNO = H2O (H to O)

aimee wrote at 2006-09-20 05:49:51
moth

cry

cry

cry

is moth balls

k wrote at 2006-10-09 23:40:00
II II-- circles under the eyes

O  O

alias007 wrote at 2006-12-02 04:15:52
II II

O  0

means dard circles below the eyes.

Frodo wrote at 2007-04-13 19:41:38
HIJKLMNO is H20 (H to 0)

Moth/Cry,Cry,Cry is Moth Ball (to cry is to bawl!)

These answers were perhaps found years ago, but in seeking the answer to Moth/Cry,Cry,Cry myself, I found your inquiry.  I found the answer to the Moth rebus in a 1982 article on JSTOR entitled The English Literal Rebus and the Graphic Riddle Tradition, by Michael J. Preston

Tim wrote at 2007-05-14 11:36:44
Here's a possibility for a few of them!

Pas - incomplete pass

ME QUIT - Quit following me

ii ii

oo oo - circles under the eyes

lil_hebe wrote at 2007-06-20 08:10:25
HIJKLMNO = Water (H2O)

ME NT = Apartment

PAS = Incomplete pass

MOTH

CRY

CRY = Mothballs

CRY

ME QUIT = Quit following me

anon wrote at 2007-06-28 09:22:40
ME NT = appartment

Kat wrote at 2007-08-15 03:12:32
PAS = Incomplete Pass

ME QUIT = Quit following Me

Psyance wrote at 2007-09-01 07:31:21
ME QUIT is Quit before me

David - 14 Years Old wrote at 2007-09-13 07:55:17
Well

ME QUIT is Quit following me

HIJKLMNO = Water H20 - H to O

PAS = Incomplete Pass

My mum got this one off a website:

MOTH

CRY

CRY

CRY

is mothballs, but I don't know how.

ME NT : Apartment

That is all

jessie wrote at 2007-09-19 22:17:18
me nt= apartment

me quit= quit following me

moth

cry

cry

cry= mothballs

thats all I know

Jenna wrote at 2007-10-11 02:19:37
lol these are only hard to us because we think too much. I got most of my help from my 8 yr old brother; Little kids use good logic. Anyways here are some I answered myself:

"HIJKLMNO" : H20 (H to 0...get it water?)

"Moth

CRY

Cry   : Mothballs ( sland for crying is balling; 'she was balling her eyes out'. so moth balls in plural)

"II II

o   o "  : circle under your eyes ( The 'I' and the 'o' are actually geometrical shapes."

lol thats all I can figure out for now.

Cry"

eli wrote at 2007-10-13 05:55:54
HO-?

HIJKLMNO- H2O

ME NT-?

?

short pas

?

quit following me

Beth wrote at 2007-10-28 20:11:12
HIJKLMNO is h2o

PAS is incomplete pass

Natalia wrote at 2007-12-03 07:34:33

the anser is H to 0 -  H20 - as in water.

I'm not sure if you can make sense of this, but I was told Moth cry cry cry was 'Moth balls' I didn't get it, but maybe you would.

K, hope it helps!

Librarian wrote at 2007-12-05 21:41:09
I can't really help with the others, but in 6th grade we were given the Moth

cry

cry

cry

Rebus. The interesting thing is this was not originally done in English and therefor has no answer in English. Does that make sense? I can't remember the language he said it was originally written in. Sorry I couldn't give the actual answer to the puzzle, but it has been too many years.

Mommy wrote at 2007-12-06 03:16:05
HO - not sure

HIJKLMNO - H2O (H to O)

ME NT - not sure

M

Disohes

PAS - Incomplete Pass

ME Quit - Quit Following Me

II II

o o  = Circles under the eyes

o - 144 = OH GROSS!

sb wrote at 2008-01-30 17:29:38
moth

cry

cry

cry

(cry is to bawl)  moth "bawls"

Caper wrote at 2008-03-31 03:14:52
HIJKLMNO = Water (H to O)

MOTH

CRY   = Mothballs (Moth Bawls)

CRY

CRY

ME QUIT = Quit Following Me

O-144 = Oh Gross  (??)

Here are a few more possible answers

HO - Big laugh

HIJKLMNO    -  Water (H2O)

ME QUIT      -     Quit following me

II II   -    Circles under your eyes

O  O

Cale wrote at 2008-05-17 11:57:50
Ok, two of these are pretty common rebuses.

Bernard was wrong about the 8th one:

II  II

OO  OO

It's actually rings under the eyes, such that you get when you don't get enough sleep.

HIJKLMNO

This is a chemistry teacher's favourite one to give students. The letters are from H to O, and the chemical formula for water happens to be H2O. So the answers water.

That's all I can get.

terry wrote at 2008-08-03 11:02:48
me quit    quit following me

moth

cry

cry        moth balls

cry

hijklmno      h20 (water)

pas         unfinished pas

Yukiko wrote at 2009-04-23 02:47:26
HIJKLMNO-H2O

ME NT-Apartment

Mothballs for the moth cry cry cry, which I don't know how they got that.

The others I don't know that have'nt already been solved.

Good Luck!

heyo wrote at 2009-05-15 18:20:52
ii   ii

ooo ooo - circles under the eyes

HIJKLMNO- H2O or h to the o

ME NT - Apartment

moth

cry

cry

cry- moth balls because to cry is to bawl

me quit- quit after me

Donald wrote at 2009-07-10 12:20:43
HO = half an hour

ME QUIT = Quit following me

ii ii

O O    = circles under the eyes

MOTH CRY CRY CRY = Moth balls (Bawls = crying)

PAS = incomplete pass

HIJKLMNO = Water (H2O)

ME   NT  =  apartment

Hope this helps

Donald

vincent wrote at 2013-02-02 06:08:22
H2o- water

Apartment

Messy dishes

Incomplete pass-maybe

Moth balls

Rings under eyes or circles under eyes

Gross

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