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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 71 quizzes and 725 trivia questions in this category.
1
Titles of Movies, Books, Etc. - In Other Words

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 (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
18693 plays
2
Fractured Cliches

These cliches have been rewritten with some highfalutin' vocabulary. Fill in the missing last word!
Average (10 qns)
crisw
60270 plays
3
In Other Words, They're Wrong II

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 (10 qns)
CellarDoor
4704 plays
4
In Other Words, They're Wrong

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 (10 qns)
CellarDoor
5229 plays
5
In Other Words, They're Wrong III

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 (10 qns)
CellarDoor
3957 plays
6
Board Games In Other Words

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 (10 qns)
kyleisalive
3519 plays
7
In Other Words VI

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
May 23 16
648 plays
8
Help Boris Decode the Code

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 (10 qns)
Creedy
1356 plays
9
In Other Words V

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
May 15 16
1029 plays
10
In Other Words, They're Wrong IV

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 (10 qns)
CellarDoor
450 plays
11
Code, Says Tom Swift, Adverbfully

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 (10 qns)
littlepup
Jan 27 17
141 plays
12
In Other Words

Here are some sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Select the answer which corresponds to the question. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
951 plays
13
"Why Am I So Popular," Tom Asked Coolly

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 (10 qns)
redsoxfan325
732 plays
14
In Other Words XI

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
Jul 29 16
744 plays
15
Pardon Me?

Can you work out these ten common sayings from their re-written phrasing?
Average (10 qns)
Creedy
840 plays
16
General Fun For You

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 (10 qns)
Creedy
591 plays
17
In Other Words VIII

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
Jul 12 16
969 plays
18
This Isn't the Answer You Need

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 (10 qns)
Creedy
1308 plays
19
In Other Words IX

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
Jul 20 16
729 plays
20
Literature In Other Words

I'm going to give you the name of a famous book in other words. Example: Ebony Gorgeous: Black Beauty
Tough (15 qns)
erlandau
7131 plays
21
Tom Swifty and the Return of the Math Puns

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 (10 qns)
eburge
417 plays
22
In Other Words X

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
Jul 25 16
702 plays
23
Famous Quotes in Other Words

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 (10 qns)
merylfederman
1338 plays
24
In Other Words XII

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
Aug 24 16
756 plays
25
Musicals in Other Words

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 (15 qns)
danceswithcows
1923 plays
26
In Other Words II

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
750 plays
27
In Other Words IV

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
675 plays
28
In Other Words XIII

Here are some sayings, clichés, and idioms put into other words. Select the answer which corresponds to the question. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
Dec 18 16
699 plays
29
Word Play Teaser

Can you work out these common expressions which are presented to you in Word Play form - and then give me the word I ask for from each one?
Average (10 qns)
Creedy
555 plays
30
Science Fiction, In Other Words

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 (10 qns)
Jedi_Padawan
1392 plays
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