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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".
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31 Foods and Drinks In Other Words!!!
It's quite simple really... You will be given a phrase, and it is your job to decipher which food the phrase represents. ie. For "One who creates large floating blocks of ice.", the answer would be "Burger". There are no plurals.
Very Difficult
10 Q
kirameku17
Mar 19 03
1539 plays
32 Could This Mean The End Of Swifty
This my tenth and was originally going to be the last in the series. But, since I have gotten a lot of notes asking for more, I've decided to write a few encores...as long as I can come up with more. Enjoy...
Very Difficult
10 Q
maskman22
Sep 24 09
171 plays
33 Name That Phrase
Looking through a book on word and phrase origins I noticed many had a person's first name, such as 'jumping jack'. So the clue will be 'Bouncing Mr. Webb', and the answer is 'jumping jack'.
Difficult
10 Q
finlady
May 26 01
3147 plays
34 What Did You Say?
I am really have trouble saying things correctly today. Please help me figure out what these well-known phrases, titles, or names are supposed to be.
Average
10 Q
Giniw
Feb 08 14
477 plays
35 Famous Literature, In Other Words
I'll give the name of the book, but in words which are synonyms of the words of the title. Example: Fighting and Serenity= War and Peace.
Tough
15 Q
yonglo32
Feb 11 08
807 plays
36 Name that team!
Fill in the blanks with the actual team name. For example: The Big Easy Holy Rollers would be the New Orleans Saints. Please watch spelling: I've tried to put several variations in my answers. I hope you have fun! :)
Average
10 Q
sarahmas
Apr 30 03
4389 plays
37 Tom Swifties 2
Since my first Tom Swifty quiz was received well, here's another one. Tom Swifties are descriptive puns, suggested by the writing in the 'Tom Swift' books. As before, your job is to fill in the appropriate pun, using the clue provided.
Difficult
10 Q
maskman22
May 24 09
288 plays
38 Swiftys 11
The public outcry at my decision to end the Tom Swifty series was deafening. OK, it was mildly loud, so I decided to continue with some encores.
Difficult
10 Q
maskman22
Oct 11 09
198 plays
39 Tom Swifties
A Tom Swiftie is a bad pun, based on the overly stylized descriptions of Victor Appleton, the creator of the 'Tom Swift' books. Your job is to fill in the blank. Example: "It's June," said Tom, ____. The correct answer would be 'dismayed'.
Difficult
10 Q
maskman22
May 19 09
483 plays
40 Swiftys: Cheaper By The Dozen
Another in the never ending series of Tom Swifties, adverbial puns. There is an example before the first question. Take your time, some of these require some abstract thinking.
Difficult
10 Q
maskman22
Nov 02 09
240 plays
41 A Fortnight with Tom Swifty
A fortnight consists of 14 days...this is my fourteenth Tom Swifty quiz. The questions are adverbial puns in the manner of the 'Tom Swift' series of books.
Difficult
10 Q
maskman22
Dec 30 09
198 plays
42 Another Tom Swifty? Said MM22 Quizzically.
Of all the quizzes I have written, the Tom Swifties have gotten the most positive feedback, so here's another. Remember, they're puns. Spelling is American English, and use the appropriate word.
Difficult
10 Q
maskman22
Aug 08 09
432 plays
43 More Tom Swifties
I promised that my last Tom Swifty quiz was my last, it wasn't. Here are 10 more adverbial puns for you to play with. There is an example before the first question. Enjoy
Tough
10 Q
maskman22
Aug 02 09
534 plays
44 In Other Words Rock Groups
I will give you an alternative name for a rock group. You figure out the correct name. For example if I say 'The Bugs' You, of course will answer 'The Beatles'.
Tough
10 Q
egotist
Dec 07 01
4254 plays
45 India, Lima, Yankee or -ily
These "Tom Swifty" puns all end with the NATO alphabet codes "India, Lima, Yankee," or "ily" in plain English. The format is a quoted phrase paired with an adverb to create a pun. For example: "These cereal flakes are great!" Tom exclaimed cornily.
Average
10 Q
mlcmlc
Oct 26 11
231 plays
46 Swifty 7
Another venture into the adverbially punny world of Tom Swifties.
Tough
10 Q
maskman22
Aug 23 09
225 plays
47 Nightmare on Swift Street: Swifty 13
I originally wanted to call this one Tom Swifty 13: The Bar Mitzvah, but I didn't. Let's see how you do with the thirteenth entry in my Tom Swifty series. These are adverbial puns.
Difficult
10 Q
maskman22
Dec 20 09
150 plays
48 Also called?
In other words...Can you figure these common phrases out?
Tough
10 Q
girlblast1
May 16 12
429 plays
49 These Puns Don't Belong in a Museum
In this quiz, you have to figure out the phrase I'm going for that will feature the name of a famous artist. Groaning is guaranteed.
Very Difficult
10 Q
geniusonwheels
Jul 27 10
222 plays
50 What Did You Say?
Here are well known quotations only they have been reworded. Can you change them to their original form? 'Everything is good that concludes favorably', is really 'All's well that ends well'. Do not put periods in your answers.
Difficult
5 Q
finlady
Jun 07 01
2988 plays
51 NOT Days of the Strong
Use antonyms and related words to find the answers to this quiz. Example: If you have a Jamaican accent, tomorrow isn't Womanday, it's _______? Answer: Monday. NOTE: Some days of the week are repeated.
Easy
10 Q
robynraymer
Jan 07 03
5451 plays
52 Happy Sweet 16, Tom Swifty
This is the sixteenth quiz in the Tom Swifty series. These are adverbial puns. An example precedes the first question. Good luck, have fun, take your time.
Very Difficult
10 Q
maskman22
Jan 28 10
168 plays
53 Beware, The Ides of Swifty
This is my fifteenth Tom Swifty quiz. The title refers to the quote from Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar'. Tom Swifties are adverbial puns. There are instructions prior to the first question and hints throughout. Take your time and think.
Very Difficult
10 Q
maskman22
Jan 12 10
201 plays
54 Sports and Games... In Other Words!!!
If you've played my foods and drinks quiz, it's very similar. You simply have to take the phrase given, and figure out what word in the area of sports and games it could be referring to. ie, "The trash can gets taken away." represents the game 'Bingo'!
Very Difficult
10 Q
kirameku17
Mar 21 03
1056 plays
55 Fruit Salad and Mixed Veg
Simply find the fruit and vegetables from the short but fairly cryptic clues given. For example "Day, month and year" should give you the answer "Date".
Impossible
10 Q
Gmackematix
Aug 06 03
1263 plays
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