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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 68 quizzes and 695 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
Jun 19 04
18507 plays
2
Fractured Cliches

These cliches have been rewritten with some highfalutin' vocabulary. Fill in the missing last word!
Average (10 qns)
crisw
Feb 17 00
60054 plays
3
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
411 plays
4
Picture Phrases

The phrase is given 'in other words' and you also get a photographic clue. Each phrase involves a colour. See how you go.
Difficult (10 qns)
suomy
Aug 10 16
234 plays
5
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
Feb 07 08
4647 plays
6
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
Jun 02 07
5172 plays
7
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
Apr 28 08
3906 plays
8
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
Mar 10 09
3468 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
708 plays
10
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
May 01 13
1194 plays
11
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
438 plays
12
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
Jun 30 13
435 plays
13
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
501 plays
14
"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
Aug 25 09
720 plays
15
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
Jan 31 16
825 plays
16
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
513 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
762 plays
18
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
Jul 30 14
567 plays
19
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
Oct 27 01
7104 plays
20
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
Jan 07 13
1203 plays
21
Pardon Me?

Can you work out these ten common sayings from their re-written phrasing?
Average (10 qns)
Creedy
Nov 16 13
798 plays
22
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
Feb 26 10
417 plays
23
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
528 plays
24
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
Jun 01 13
1326 plays
25
In Other Words IV

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
Mar 02 16
591 plays
26
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
May 28 06
1917 plays
27
In Other Words VII

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
Jul 08 16
552 plays
28
In Other Words II

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
bigjohnsludge
Feb 10 16
630 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
Oct 26 14
528 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
Jan 04 09
1383 plays
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