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June 10, 2010

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Blog Guy, you remember a couple of times you did puzzles for your readers where photos were clues to a phrase or message?

USA/Sure I do. That’s called a rebus.

Oh. Named after Rebus Philbin, right? Can you do another one?

Um, no, that’s REGIS Philbin. Anyway, my earlier Rebus was too easy, but here is a new one that is much harder.

All of these photos taken together suggest the lyrics to a classic rock song.

What do you mean suggest?

lyrics fire 260I mean my ability to comprehend isn’t always tip-top, my memory is feeble, and as usual, I can’t be bothered to do any research. So don’t expect perfection in the lyrics department.

So you’re talking about a feeble rebus? Is there even a word for this new kind of puzzle?

Yes, I call it a feebus.

I can’t solve it, Blog Guy.

That’s because you only looked at it for four seconds. Think about it, and I’ll give the answer tomorrow. Unless somebody guesses it right today, which isn’t very unlikely. If you want to try, you may find clues in the actual photo captions, below.

LANDIS

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Top combo: Assorted fashion photos by REUTERS

Left: Paramount Pictures Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brad Grey arrives for the American Film Institute awards luncheon in Los Angeles, California January 9, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Right: A flame shoots from a wok at a food stall in Beijing in a 1997 file photo. REUTERS

Bottom: Rider Floyd Landis of the U.S., overall winner in the leader’s yellow jersey, is handed a tray of champagne glasses to toast his victory with his team mates as he takes his lap of honor around the Champs Elysees after the final stage of the 93rd Tour de France cycling race in a 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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Comments

I am not very big on lyrics…
Sure it isnt a Shania Twain song? (he he he he)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Leather cleavage shapeless sweater?

I just loved that song by the Bee Gees!

Posted by Jibberish | Report as abusive
 

Oh wait, I forgot the fire and the testosterone-laden, vindictive, almost Tour de France champion! :-)

Posted by Jibberish | Report as abusive
 

“Waste your time, win nothing! Join the Oddly Enough blog network!” Ya made that one easy Mr. B.

I am the most musically uncultured person in the world. I don’t even listen to the radio in my car, I prefer the sound of the Borla CAT-back dual exhaust system with 3inch pipes instead. Vroom Vroom baby! :)

I will however try my luck at guessing the lyrics.. here goes…

“Nothing else matters but the boobies..
“I will love them even when I am old and greyyyy…
“They always set my loins on fire…
“Now watch as Landis drops that trayyyyy…”

That was time well wasted!

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“My brain is fried. Fry your’s! Join the Oddly Enough blog network!”

Imma hafta thinka bout this one fo a whyle. ;-)

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive
 

all this fascination with leather and lace, hmmm…

Posted by REDruin | Report as abusive
 

Hmm… He, she and off to side. Lou Reed – Take a Walk on the Wild Side? Nah. Too obscure but the darn doot de doot part is stuck in my head now.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive
 

@ifly … Bare Naked Ladies?

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive
 

Pinch me justCAM cause it is indeed gonna take a while to try to figure out what all this is for.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Could it be
Waist Brad Grey
Wok the trey

by Aerosmith

Posted by the-geologist | Report as abusive
 

And here I was wondering what to do today…

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

Ooh yeah…weekend is near and we got brown coats :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

How ’bout
Teenage “Waist”land?
Let’s face it, we’re all Waist-ed (me more than most!)

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

I’m gonna go home and drin… I mean think on it.

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive
 

Ooh, is it “Brown, grey, REALLY unfortunate angle of photo for the guy on the right, yellow” ?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

California Dreaming, Mamas and Papas

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We Didn’t Start the Fire … Billy Joel

Posted by v2thej | Report as abusive
 

Now that was a good song, v2thej….

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