Can you help solve these?

Mum has a puzzle sheet of Dingbats, but she hasn’t got the answers. Between the two of us we have a lot of them, but some are still evading us.

We also have different answers for a couple of them.

Can you get any of them?

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To give you an idea of the mind set, here’s the answer for 2:

The word Man is over the word board: Man Overboard

Putting my answers behind spoilers too.

A1. Sandbox
A4. Reading between the lines
A6. Crossroads
A7. Downtown
A8. Tricycle (?)
A13. High Chair
A15. Touchdown
A16. 6ft. Underground
A17. Mind over Matter
A24. Just Between You and Me

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Those are pretty much the answers I got, until Mum got me to recount 16…

You and I agree on number 1, but mum’s not convinced.

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  1. Sandbox

  2. Man overboard

  3. I understand

  4. Reading between the lines

  5. Long underwear

  6. Crossroads

  7. Downtown

  8. Tricycle

  9. Split level

11. Neon lights
15. Touchdown
16. Six feet underground
17. Mind over matter
18. He’s beside himself
20. Life after death
21. G.I. overseas (?)
22. Blank program
23. Broken promise
24. Just between you and me

I may do this regularly with residents.

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  1. A backwards glance.

Sorry, don’t know if the spoiler code is working for me!

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I think 10 might be 0 degrees.

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  1. Sandbox

  2. Man overboard

  3. I understand

  4. Reading between the lines

  5. Long underwear

  6. Crossroads

  7. Downtown

  8. Tricycle

  9. Split level

  10. Zero degrees

  11. Footlights?

  12. ???
  13. High chair

  14. Pair of dice/paradise

  15. Touchdown

  16. Six feet underground

  17. Mind over matter

  18. He’s beside himself

  19. Glance back

  20. Life after death

  21. G.I. overseas

  22. Preprogram

  23. See-through blouse

  24. Just between you and me

I’m going to guess they made a mistake on number 16. Or ran out of room.

12 has completely stumped me.

ETA: Realized something about 14.

I thought it was glance back, but mum agrees with you

For 22, I thought line coding, and mum suggests line code. I think she might be right.

It seems no one has any idea for 12.

I wonder if it’s something that starts “eyes I”

Eyes I on owes???

Rings/circles under the eyes?

I’m still trying to think if it’s Roman numerals or not.

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12 has the roman numerals for 3 and 1, but I don’t know how to translate that into the circles.

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I think #11 might be neon lights (knee on lights)

ETA: I see Keiko has already gotten that one. :grinning:

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How do you spoiler?

In the message composer, there’s a bunch of options on top of the typing box, like quote, bold, italics, and so on. The end is a gear, which gives you other options. Blur spoiler is the second option there.

Or use [spoiler] spoiler text [/spoiler but add a close bracket on the second tag.

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Thanks

Used to have these rebuses come around a lot, and still get them in the papers here.

Most answers by the others are correct, I got all answers here:

  1. Sandbox

  2. Man overboard

  3. I Understand

  4. Reading between the lines

  5. Long underwear

  6. Crossroads

  7. Downtown

  8. Tricycle

  9. Split Level

  10. 3 degrees below 0 (can be the other answers too, but this fits better)
  11. Neon Lights

  12. [Dark] circles under the eyes (easier to understand if the OO were darker than normal)
  13. High chair

  14. Paradise

  15. Touchdown

  16. [Six] feet underground (a line is missed in the question, but this is the actual answer)
  17. Mind over matter

  18. He’s beside himself

  19. Backward glance (cricket enthusiasts and/or Mills & Boons readers would get this)
  20. Life after death

  21. GI overseas (Trust me, even I don’t get it)
  22. Space Program

  23. See-through blouse (This one was the first rebus I ever solved - and it stuck because I was a teenager back then)
  24. Just between you & me

Oh I loved those! 2 were a reasonable guess, and two just stumped me hard.

1 TSandbox
2 Man over board
3 I understand
4 Read between the lines
5 Long underwear
6 Cross roads
7 Down town
8 Tricycle
9 Split Level
10 Zero degrees
11 Neon lights
12 not a clue
13 High chair
14 a
15 Touch down
16 Six feet under ground
17 Mind over mater
18 a]He’s not Himself
19 Backwards glance
20 Life or death
21 no idea
22 Space program?
23 Clothes line
24 Just between you and me.

Thanks to @KiannaMcDowell who sent me a link to the answer key. I’ll post it later, to give you all a chance to rethink any of your answers or work out the ones you’re missing