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Rebus brain teasers use words or letters in interesting orientations to represent common phrases.


Puzzle ID:#20836
Fun:*** (2.89)
Difficulty:** (1.74)
Submitted By:CPlusPlusMan*us****
Corrected By:lessthanjake789





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Feb 04, 2005

I thought it might mean crossing planes, but your version is good to.
Feb 04, 2005

I thought it was biplane.
Feb 05, 2005

Pretty cute, took me a couple moments to get it.
Feb 05, 2005

Feb 08, 2005

Good rebus !!
And mostly *visual*, which is what I think good rebiiii should be.
Feb 14, 2005

That was good.
Feb 22, 2005

Great puzzle. I love visual word puzzles like this one.
Apr 16, 2005

Easy but enjoyable.
Nov 07, 2005

Heehee, nice one. Me likey.
Jan 20, 2006

hehe! easy... but really fun! nice!
Jan 20, 2006

I feel silly. It was fun and easy.
Jan 20, 2006

I feel stupid caue i didnt get it
really good teaser but
Jan 20, 2006

I didn't get it
but good teaser
Jan 20, 2006

I just didn't 'see it' the right way. My brain is one- dimensional this morning. Great teaser.
Jan 20, 2006

It was good. I didn't see it right away. Have to get your mind to back up a little bit and see the bigger picture.
Jan 20, 2006

I didn't see it till I took off my glasses, then I saw the X. Cool one.
Jan 20, 2006

Haha.... I finally got one!!! And it was so easy!! (I don't know why, but rebuses always seem to stump me!)
Jan 20, 2006

Awww, I didn't get this one, and I just loooove rebi! But! When I'm sad I can always find something to complain about! I thought it wasn't explain because you had an X made of PLANE, so I thought it would have PLANE in the answer.

But, if I had guessed it I wouldn't have said anything, LOL! Good one, thanks!!!
Jan 20, 2006

I mean it said PLANE instead of PLAIN. sorry!
Jan 20, 2006

I agree with Shawneeo... it should have been PLAIN formed into an X. This teaser wasn't quite fair because of that deception. That's why I didn't get it.
Jan 20, 2006

You know what you get when you debark a plane? A really lousy canoe.
Jan 20, 2006

Very Cute
Jan 20, 2006

very nice!!
Jan 20, 2006

I also agree with Shawneeo and Smee. It was a little deceptive and I could only think of cross plane. It definitely should have been PLAIN and not Plane in order for the answer to correctly represent the rebus. Otherwise, good job!
Jan 20, 2006

I like those kind.
Jan 20, 2006

It was a very good teaser.

I don't think that PLANE should have to be PLAIN. In a picture rebus an image of a bee is often used for either "B" or "be." We (very much me included because I actually thought "X-PLANE...?" several times in my head) just ought to start talking out loud to our computers! If I'd said it out loud, I would have heard the answer and got the teaser right!

Great teaser!
Jan 20, 2006

actually smee, i have to disagree with you, that would have just made the darn thing that much more easier. i think it was a farely good one. and plane or plain, i really dont think it matters all that much.
Jan 20, 2006

In a word, Brilliant!! Me gustaria mucho
Jan 20, 2006

good one
Jan 20, 2006

i did not understand it at first, but got there after 5 minutes
Jan 20, 2006

I also thought it was crossing planes? Good teaser!
Jan 20, 2006

I thought this might be "plane crash" or "intersecting planes" (geometry). I have to agree with those who found the spelling a bit of a red herring.
Jan 20, 2006

I wasn't playing with a full deck as I guess I didn't see rebus. So here I go trying to find P plus 7 letters & then another P. I didn't even understand the clue, the hyphens didn't mean anything. Gosh, do I ever feel dumb. But I did come up with commA for #3 and ElsewherE for #5. Great C++Man. Next time I 'll read closer.
Jan 20, 2006

great teaser! that was cute. And btw, i like ur name..c plus plus man haha!
Jan 20, 2006

ok then
Jan 20, 2006

Jan 20, 2006

@ first i thought it was "plane" then i saw the 'x'
Jan 20, 2006

WEll done !!!!Enjoyed it
Jan 20, 2006

Jan 20, 2006

Kinda confused me at first but I got it after a sec. Very nice.
Jan 20, 2006

very cute! loved it. going into my favorites!!! great job!!
Jan 20, 2006

I agree that is should have been "plain." It was very misleading. I thought it was cross plane. Other than that, good one!
Jan 20, 2006

How CUTE!!!!!!!!!
Jan 20, 2006

Good one, keep them coming
Jan 20, 2006

Jacstop; i am only a spanish student so i am just asking- i thought it was "gusta" unless you're trying to say "i would like it a lot"
let me know,k??
Jan 20, 2006

You guys are going to laugh; I came up with "plain sight." I didn't get hung up on the spelling of "plane" vs. "plain," but I saw the "X" formed by the 2 "planes," and I thought of a sight on a gun (they're usually crosshairs like a "+" but I didn't remember that until afterwards). Not a bad guess, right? Good teaser...
Jan 20, 2006

very easy but a good teaser at the same time
Jan 21, 2006

i didnt get it.....i thought you ahd to spell explain somehow when i looked at the answer........
Jan 21, 2006

I agree there should have been an "I" in plane.
Jan 22, 2006

Great. Thank you. I did not see the X until I got up, when I sat back down, there it was. Wonderful.
Jan 20, 2009

I thought it was Cross Plains, a location in Indiana, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and in my home state of Texas.
Jan 20, 2009

Good one
Jan 20, 2009

I thought it was "crossing the plains" as in settlers heading west kind of thing.
Jan 20, 2009

This is a direct quote from the teaser submission guidelines:

"Please do not submit teasers that rely on spaces to format letters in a graphical way. Because of the way HTML works, every viewer can have a different font, and the spacing will be different for each one. Teasers that rely on text spacing will not reproduce well for other users. Any teaser that uses ... or --- or spaces to make the puzzle will be rejected. These teasers will not be approved even if they are good teasers."

How did this one get through?
Jan 20, 2009

I thought the answer was "the intersection of two planes", as in geometry.
Jan 20, 2009

I didn't get it, and when I read the answer I still had to think about it for a minute before it sunk in. Good rebus. Thanks for posting.
Jan 20, 2009

at first I was thinking Star Wars and the X-Wing fighter planes...that or "crossing planes" in math/calculus. Explane to explain is a bit of a stretch in a rebus.
Jan 20, 2009

Easy, but lots of fun!
Jan 20, 2009

Those of you complaining about the whole plain/plane thing need to get over it. Similar or same sounds is a commonly used device in rebuses (rebi?). I liked this one.
Jan 20, 2009

I didn't get it, either. I kept trying to make it "crossed" something, like "crossed swords." But that wouldn't work. And "crossed planes" didn't work either.
Jan 21, 2009

wow omg
Jan 21, 2009

I saw it, then I did not see it. The X totally blinding.........
Jan 21, 2009

Teaser was Corrected, perhaps the X is not considered valid. Hi. fame
Jan 20, 2012

I rarely read the hint, so I didn't know the hypphens meant nothing. I was trying to find letters that would fit in the spaces and make words. And my FIRST thought was planes taking off and landing Xplain seemed pretty simple when I read the answer! That was a teaser, alright!! Thanks
Jan 20, 2012

The double P in hyphens means nothing, too!
Jan 20, 2012

As soon as I saw the word plane shaped like as a x and the title describe,the answer was very obvious.
Jan 20, 2012

What you've drawn is really X- Planes - like the term for experimental aircraft (X-1, X-15 etc). EXPLAINS could be done like that too but you shouldn't mislead by using a different spelling. Also Crossing the plains...

Too clumsy. No vote.
Jan 20, 2012

Did not get it and would never have gotten it in a million years.
Jan 20, 2012

I got this one right away!
Jan 21, 2012

Got it instantly, but doubted the correctness of my answer because the spelling was "PLANE" instead of "PLAIN," and I could think of no good reason why the former spelling had been chosen.
Feb 26, 2012

I wonder if the spelling is that way because to line up PLAIN with hyphens would have been even more difficult with the 'I' there ...
Jan 20, 2015

That was a really clever one. I thought it was "Two planes going down" Like in a crash, but your answer was priceless. I loved it.
Welcome back Gaylewolf. I missed you!
Jan 20, 2015

Since there are two "planes" forming the "X" I think a more accurate solution would be "explains." And I agree with the commentator who didn't understand why the rebus-crafter didn't simply use the spelling "plain."
Jan 20, 2015

This plane was way over my head.
Jan 20, 2015

As I too was looking for "plane" I also had X-plane, and I finally settled on intersecting planes. Oh well.
Jan 20, 2015

I like that one!! Always nice to have affirmation by seeing the title works-
Jan 20, 2015

If the hyphens serve no purpose, then why are they there?
Jan 20, 2015

Jan 21, 2015

Very good!

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