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These are puzzles where a phrase is rewritten in different words and you must decipher the original. For example- "Stone symphony?"= "rock concert".   

There are 73 quizzes and 745 trivia questions in this category.
1.
trivia quiz  Fractured Cliches Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Feb 17 00

These cliches have been rewritten with some highfalutin' vocabulary. Fill in the missing last word!
Average
crisw gold member
Feb 17 00
61077 plays
2.
trivia quiz  Titles of Movies, Books, Etc. - In Other Words Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jun 19 04

Once again I've decided to throw a monkey wrench in the works. Rather than stick with the titles that worked, I've chosen to mangle these fine works of art, cinema, etc. by selecting a much more encumbering title...best of luck to you!
Average
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jun 19 04
18930 plays
3.
trivia quiz  In Other Words, They're Wrong II cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Feb 07 08

The verbose mastermind is back! He rephrased the titles of shows, books, and films; worse, he made mistakes. For each word with two meanings, he chose the wrong one to rephrase: "Star Wars" became "Celebrity Battles." Can you recover the original titles?
Tough
CellarDoor gold member
Feb 07 08
4860 plays
4.
trivia quiz  In Other Words, They're Wrong cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Jun 02 07

A verbose mastermind rephrased the titles of songs, books, TV shows and films! Worse, he made mistakes. Whenever a word had two meanings, he chose the wrong one to rephrase: "Star Wars" became "Celebrity Battles." Can you recover the original titles?
Tough
CellarDoor gold member
Jun 02 07
5415 plays
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trivia quiz  In Other Words, They're Wrong III cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Apr 28 08

The verbose mastermind is back! He rephrased the titles of shows, books, and films; worse, he made mistakes. For each word with two meanings, he chose the wrong one to rephrase: "Star Wars" became "Celebrity Battles." Can you recover the original titles?
Average
CellarDoor gold member
Apr 28 08
4194 plays
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trivia quiz  Board Games In Other Words cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Mar 10 09

The traditional board game has become a staple in family households. See if you can determine which is which popular game when their names are in other words. Good luck!
Average
kyleisalive editor
Mar 10 09
3726 plays
7.
trivia quiz  Help Boris Decode the Code cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, May 01 13

Can you help our bumbling superspy Boris decode these messages for his next assignment? A phrase in the question has been CAPITALISED. Your mission is to select the answer which matches that phrase most accurately.
Very Easy
Creedy gold member
May 01 13
1656 plays
8.
trivia quiz  In Other Words V cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, May 15 16

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
May 15 16
1503 plays
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trivia quiz  "Why Am I So Popular," Tom Asked Coolly cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, redsoxfan325, Aug 25 09

Tom Swifty quizzes seem to be quite popular, so I thought I'd try my hand at one. Fill in the blank with a verb or adverb that completes the pun. Hint: All words end with 'ly' unless otherwise noted.
Average
redsoxfan325
Aug 25 09
780 plays
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trivia quiz  In Other Words cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Jan 31 16

Here are some sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Select the answer which corresponds to the question. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
Jan 31 16
1203 plays
11.
trivia quiz  In Other Words VI cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, May 23 16

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
May 23 16
1050 plays
12.
trivia quiz  In Other Words, They're Wrong IV cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Jun 30 13

The verbose mastermind is back! He rephrased the titles of shows, books, and films; worse, he made mistakes. For each word with two meanings, he chose the wrong one to rephrase: "Star Wars" became "Celebrity Battles." Can you recover the original titles?
Average
CellarDoor gold member
Jun 30 13
558 plays
13.
trivia quiz  General Fun For You 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jul 30 14

Ten common expressions have been put into other words for you. Can you work out what they are supposed to be - and then give me the last word only of each correct expression?
Easy
Creedy gold member
Jul 30 14
633 plays
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trivia quiz  This Isn't the Answer You Need 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jan 07 13

In other words, I've given you ten disguised titles of world famous paintings - and then asked a specific question from each. So in fact it's a double whammy to challenge you. Have fun!
Easy
Creedy gold member
Jan 07 13
1437 plays
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trivia quiz  Literature In Other Words 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, erlandau, Oct 27 01

I'm going to give you the name of a famous book in other words. Example: Ebony Gorgeous: Black Beauty
Tough
erlandau
Oct 27 01
7176 plays
16.
trivia quiz  Tom Swifty and the Return of the Math Puns 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, eburge, Feb 26 10

A sequel of sorts to my recent Math Puns quiz, this one focuses solely on Tom Swifty. An example is provided in the first question for those that haven't done a Tom Swifty before or in a while. Good luck!
Tough
eburge editor
Feb 26 10
435 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Quotes in Other Words 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, merylfederman, Jun 01 13

These quotes (fictional, historical, and religious) are beautiful in their original form, but my friend has garbled them a bit - can you tell me about the quotes in their true forms?
Easy
merylfederman gold member
Jun 01 13
1374 plays
18.
trivia quiz  Musicals in Other Words 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, danceswithcows, May 28 06

In this quiz, I'll give you a phrase that is synonymous with the title of a musical. (Example: The leader of leonine cats = The Lion King) A little outside knowledge is necessary for you to successfully complete your mission of a perfect score.
Average
danceswithcows
May 28 06
1950 plays
19.
trivia quiz  In Other Words XII 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Aug 24 16

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
Aug 24 16
1026 plays
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trivia quiz  In Other Words VIII 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Jul 12 16

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
Jul 12 16
1350 plays
21.
trivia quiz  In Other Words IX 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Jul 20 16

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
Jul 20 16
1080 plays
22.
trivia quiz  In Other Words XIII 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Dec 18 16

Here are some sayings, clichés, and idioms put into other words. Select the answer which corresponds to the question. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
Dec 18 16
996 plays
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trivia quiz  Pardon Me? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Nov 16 13

Can you work out these ten common sayings from their re-written phrasing?
Average
Creedy gold member
Nov 16 13
978 plays
24.
trivia quiz  In Other Words XI 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Jul 29 16

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
Jul 29 16
1107 plays
25.
trivia quiz  In Other Words X 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Jul 25 16

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
Jul 25 16
984 plays
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trivia quiz  Science Fiction, In Other Words 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jedi_Padawan, Jan 04 09

In this quiz, your job is to figure out the real titles of these science fiction books, movies, and television shows from the synonyms given. For example: The Transparent Person = The Invisible Man. Good luck!
Average
Jedi_Padawan
Jan 04 09
1425 plays
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trivia quiz  Pairs in Other Words 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, minch, Jul 23 04

Each answer is the name of a pair, real or fictional. Just answer the two parts of the question and join them with 'and' to get the pair. e.g. Male turkey and British name for a German in WWII. Answer = Tom and Jerry
Difficult
minch gold member
Jul 23 04
2160 plays
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trivia quiz  Code, Says Tom Swift, Adverbfully 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jan 27 17

Tom Swift has become Agent 006. These are normal fill-in-the-blank Tom Swifties. For example: "I've got a code in ma node," Tom Swift said, stuffily. "I have no hints where he went," Tom said, cluelessly. But no excuses! He can still find this bad guy!
Difficult
littlepup
Jan 27 17
168 plays
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trivia quiz  In Other Words VII 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Jul 08 16

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
Jul 08 16
984 plays
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trivia quiz  In Other Words IV 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Mar 02 16

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
Mar 02 16
954 plays
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