Exercise for those brain cells

Thinking outside the box?

How's your I.Q?


1. ------------


Ans. = man overboard

Okay, let's see if you've got the hang of it.


2. ------------


Ans. = I understand

OK . Got the drift ?

Let's try a few now and see how you fare ?

3. /r/e/a/d/i/n/g/

Ans. = reading between the lines

4. r




Ans. = cross roads

Not having a good day now, are you ?

Redeem yourself.

5. cycle



Ans. = tricycle

Not easy to figure out ha!


6. ------------



Ans. = two degrees below zero

C'mon give it a little thought ! !

7. knee



Ans. = neon light

( knee - on - light )

U can prove u r smart by getting this one.


8. ---------------

feet feet feet feet feet feet

Ans. = six feet underground

Oh no, not again ! !

9. He's X himself

Ans. = he's by himself

Now u messing up big time.

10. ecnalg

Ans. = backward glance

Not even close ! !

11. death ..... life

Ans. = life after death

Okay last chance ....................


Ans. = think big ! !

And the last one is real fun - - -

13. abababababababababababababababababababab...

Ans. = long time no 'C'

13 Replies

  • Heheh! very good! now I know for sure my brain is not in gear! :D X

  • Great!

    Fun little tricks, I enjoyed them :-)

    koala xxx

  • Sorry,I'm a bloke...wasn't listening,say again !!!! ;) ;)

  • My lonely little brain cell had fun with that - thank you :)

  • brain what brain?

  • I didn`t get any and then I was mad with myself when I scrolled up the answer. :(

  • Agree with susieq - so obvious when you have peeped at the answer.

  • Excellent really made me think!

  • I didn't get any :) And I still don't understand a couple of them. Gonna change my name to thickcat :)

    Bev x

  • Got a few but not clever enough.Loved them though

  • very good thanks got a few but as Hector says not clever enough- now one for you - you may know it, it is a famous cryptic crossword one Clue .. hijklmno The answer is a 5 letter word any takers?

  • I do know the answer - but I cheated. I won't spoil it for others. I would never have got that in a million years!!

  • good though isn't it?

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