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20th Mar '18 11:34:38 AM Montanto
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* In ''{{Rhapsodies}}'', Paul has a series of these when a night with his girlfriend is interrupted by [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/waking-up/ a need to go to the bathroom,]] and made all the more dificult since she's still [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/escape/ asleep on his arm.]]
26th Feb '18 6:02:04 PM Prfnoff
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* ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide''[='s=] "Creationism explained" had a lecturer pointing to a complicated equation on the board with a drawing of the globe on the right-hand side and pseudomathematical rebus expressions on the left, including the product of battery combined with flashlight, the square root of cat and "your age" squared times "mass."

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* ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide''[='s=] "Creationism explained" had a lecturer pointing to a complicated equation on the board with a drawing of the globe on the right-hand side and pseudomathematical rebus expressions on the left, including the product of battery and battery combined with flashlight, the square root of cat and "your age" squared times "mass."
13th Feb '18 8:43:31 PM Angeldeb82
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->'''Beepin' Tom:''' ''(Scatting in the tune of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star) (SpeechBubbles + Images + [[AppliedMathematics Addition]] = Rebus Bubble''

When you want to show the keen, obsidian-sharp mind of a character at work, or lay out their cunning and complex plans out in a ComicBook, WebComic or [[NewspaperComic similar media]], the best way to do it is with a RebusBubble. Simply show '''[=(Person 1) + (Item/Event/Person 2) = Result.=]''' For Result, expect an IdeaBulb, StuffBlowingUp, HilarityEnsues, or a gravestone.

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->'''Beepin' Tom:''' ''(Scatting in the tune of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star) (SpeechBubbles + Images + [[AppliedMathematics Addition]] {{A|ppliedMathematics}}ddition = Rebus Bubble''

When you want to show the keen, obsidian-sharp mind of a character at work, or lay out their cunning and complex plans out in a ComicBook, WebComic or [[NewspaperComic similar media]], the best way to do it is with a RebusBubble.Rebus Bubble. Simply show '''[=(Person 1) + (Item/Event/Person 2) = Result.=]''' For Result, expect an IdeaBulb, StuffBlowingUp, HilarityEnsues, or a gravestone.

* Also used in some ''TheFlintstones'' comic books for Dino's thoughts on the subject. (For example, a tree, key, pile of cash, and another key - "Okey-dokey")

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* Also used in some ''TheFlintstones'' ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' comic books for Dino's thoughts on the subject. (For example, a tree, key, pile of cash, and another key - "Okey-dokey")

* In issue 15 of the ''ComicBook/AdventureTime'' comic book, Finn and Jake are forced to talk like this after [[JerkassGenie Magic Man]] uses his powers to steal their voices.

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* In issue 15 of the ''ComicBook/AdventureTime'' comic book, Finn and Jake are forced to talk like this after [[JerkassGenie [[JackassGenie Magic Man]] uses his powers to steal their voices.

* In an episode of ''Series/MyWifeAndKids'', Michael tries to help Jay study for her psychology test using what he calls "[[IncrediblyLamePun Psy-Kyle-Ogy]]", using rebus images to teach key terms (example: Lion + Shaquille O'Neill = Rorschach). This causes Jay to fail the test, so she gives him a "Psycolo-Jay" image reading "[[LysistrataGambit Booty on Lockdown]]". After Michael successfully convinces her professor to give her a retest, Jay hands him another image and walks off:

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* In an episode of ''Series/MyWifeAndKids'', Michael tries to help Jay study for her psychology test using what he calls "[[IncrediblyLamePun "[[JustForPun Psy-Kyle-Ogy]]", using rebus images to teach key terms (example: Lion + Shaquille O'Neill = Rorschach). This causes Jay to fail the test, so she gives him a "Psycolo-Jay" image reading "[[LysistrataGambit Booty on Lockdown]]". After Michael successfully convinces her professor to give her a retest, Jay hands him another image and walks off:

* In an episode of ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'', Sabrina has to figure out her "family secret" before her Witch's License is approved, and is given [[http://sabrinatheteenagewitch.wikia.com/wiki/Family_Secret a rebus puzzle]] as a clue. (She solves it quickly, but the [[SecretTestOfCharacter hard part comes later...]])

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* In an episode of ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'', Sabrina has to figure out her "family secret" before her Witch's License is approved, and is given [[http://sabrinatheteenagewitch.wikia.com/wiki/Family_Secret a rebus puzzle]] as a clue. (She solves it quickly, but the [[SecretTestOfCharacter hard part comes later...]])later]]...)

* In ''Webcomic/TheStupiders'', Cheche the [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter ridiculously cute]] furry boa, is incapable of saying anything other then "Hi"[[spoiler:and "Darko"]], so he thinks with these[[http://www.stupiders.com/comic.php?pg=26]].

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* In ''Webcomic/TheStupiders'', Cheche the [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter ridiculously cute]] {{ridiculously cute|Critter}} furry boa, is incapable of saying anything other then "Hi"[[spoiler:and "Darko"]], so he thinks with these[[http://www.stupiders.com/comic.php?pg=26]].

* ''Webcomic/{{Galaxion}}'', page 19: What's a common phrase meaning you [[http://girlamatic.com/galaxion/2007/03/20/019/ just said something embarrassing?]]

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* ''Webcomic/{{Galaxion}}'', page 19: What's a common phrase meaning you [[http://girlamatic.com/galaxion/2007/03/20/019/ just said something embarrassing?]]embarrassing]]?

* In ''Webcomic/{{Fite}}'', most of the dialog is in [[SpeakingSimlish Simlish]], but the parts that the reader is meant to understand use pictures.

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Fite}}'', most of the dialog is in [[SpeakingSimlish Simlish]], {{S|peakingSimlish}}imlish, but the parts that the reader is meant to understand use pictures.

* The [[FanFic fan]][[{{Webcomic}} comic]] ''Webcomic/{{Roommates}}'' gave us [[http://asherhyder.deviantart.com/art/Roommates-129-Mashup-181507675 1+1=<><]] (poor [[Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera Erik]] tried to understand the [[TangledFamilyTree family relationships]] of the [[WitchSpecies magical]] [[TheFairFolk people]]), and [[Creator/OrlandoBloom Legolas]] = [[Creator/OrlandoBloom Will Turner]] (Jareth figured out why James can't stand the elf's face) [[http://asherhyder.deviantart.com/art/Roommates-24-Bloom-72785397 here]].

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* The [[FanFic fan]][[{{Webcomic}} {{fan|Fic}}[[{{Webcomic}} comic]] ''Webcomic/{{Roommates}}'' gave us [[http://asherhyder.deviantart.com/art/Roommates-129-Mashup-181507675 1+1=<><]] (poor [[Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera Erik]] tried to understand the [[TangledFamilyTree family relationships]] of the [[WitchSpecies magical]] [[TheFairFolk people]]), and [[Creator/OrlandoBloom Legolas]] = [[Creator/OrlandoBloom Will Turner]] (Jareth figured out why James can't stand the elf's face) [[http://asherhyder.deviantart.com/art/Roommates-24-Bloom-72785397 here]].

* [[http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=lzazd6XXgZw&NR=1 Here]] is a ''Spy vs. Spy'' cartoon which plays with the idea.

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* [[http://uk.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzazd6XXgZw&NR=1 Here]] is a ''Spy vs. Spy'' cartoon which plays with the idea.
7th Feb '18 7:51:19 PM Prfnoff
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* ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide''[='s=] "Creationism explained" had a lecturer pointing to a complicated equation on the board with a drawing of the globe on the right-hand side and pseudomathematical rebus expressions on the left, including the product of battery combined with flashlight, the square root of cat and "your age" squared times "mass."
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30th Oct '17 7:29:05 PM TheScorpion
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* The ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' episode "My Dear Ed" uses this with '''[=Band-aid + Hand = Pain=]'''.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' episode "My Dear Fair Ed" uses this with '''[=Band-aid + Hand = Pain=]'''.
10th Oct '17 12:59:50 PM x_countryguy
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* In ''Webcomic/TheStupiders'', Cheche the [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter ridiculously cute]] furry boa, is incapable of saying anything other then "Hi"[[spoiler: and "Darko"]], so he thinks with these[[http://www.stupiders.com/comic.php?pg=26]].

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* In ''Webcomic/TheStupiders'', Cheche the [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter ridiculously cute]] furry boa, is incapable of saying anything other then "Hi"[[spoiler: and "Hi"[[spoiler:and "Darko"]], so he thinks with these[[http://www.stupiders.com/comic.php?pg=26]].
3rd Oct '17 7:19:20 PM Narsil
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** And on several occasions, WesternAnimation/BugsBunny showed his poor opinion of somebody by holding up a sign with a picture of a screw, and a ball.
3rd Jul '17 8:18:42 PM BuddyBoy600alt
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* ''WesternAnimation/BeanyAndCecil'' had Beepin' Tom, a little alien who spoke in word balloons filled with rebuses.

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* ''WesternAnimation/BeanyAndCecil'' [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5rx8qs_beany-and-cecil-ain-t-i-a-little-stinger_tv had Beepin' Tom, a little alien who spoke in word balloons filled with rebuses.]]
3rd Jul '17 8:16:41 PM BuddyBoy600alt
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:: '''Beepin' Tom''': ''(Scatting in the tune of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star) (SpeechBubbles + Images + [[AppliedMathematics Addition]] = Rebus Bubble''

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:: '''Beepin' Tom''': ->'''Beepin' Tom:''' ''(Scatting in the tune of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star) (SpeechBubbles + Images + [[AppliedMathematics Addition]] = Rebus Bubble''
3rd Jul '17 8:15:33 PM BuddyBoy600alt
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:: ''SpeechBubbles + Images + [[AppliedMathematics Addition]] = Rebus Bubble''

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:: ''SpeechBubbles '''Beepin' Tom''': ''(Scatting in the tune of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star) (SpeechBubbles + Images + [[AppliedMathematics Addition]] = Rebus Bubble''
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