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Postby <T-K> » Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:07 pm

I can only get two :(

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Postby <T-K> » Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:11 pm

<T-K> wrote:I can only get two :(
make that three! :lol:

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Postby gkaytaz » Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:18 pm

Julian Mayo wrote:
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gkaytaz wrote: Eight answers that is (playing it safe in case some wiseguy is around)...
No... just lil ol' me. I don't think Julian enters this kingdom. Apparently doesn't like quizzes.
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Re: What's in a name?

Postby gkaytaz » Mon Jan 29, 2007 6:46 pm

jacfan wrote:A quick music quiz to keep you all busy over the next couple of weeks. You can either post them here like T-Ks quiz or PM your answers. I will give you all till the 10 Feb before I give the answers/ announce winners etc.

Have fun!!!! :D :D :D

1. According to rumour what band was named after a lost episode of The Brady Bunch?
2. Which band was named after a character from the movie Barbarella?
3. Which band was named after the members asked a Ouija Board what they should call themselves?
4. Which singer changed his name from Reginald Dwight?
5. Which band got their name from a term used by World War II pilots to describe strange flying fireballs they sometimes saw?
6. What band was named after a race horse they saw listed on a racing form?
7. Which ‘60s band took their name from a paperback book they found on the street - the book was about sex in America.
8. What band changed their name from The Warlocks when it was discovered that there was already a band with that name. Their new name came from a folk tale about a troubled soul who is put to rest by a traveler.
9. Which band took their name from a Talking Heads song?
10. What singer was born with the name David Robert Hayward-Jones?
11. Which band took their name from a book written by Herman Hesse?
12. Which Singer started life with the name Robert Zimmerman?
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2. Duran Duran: Milo O'Shea's evil guy head honcho in Barbarella
3. ?
4. Elton John: Perhaps the easiest question
5. ?
6. ?
7. Velvet Underground: Thanks to a book I own on rock bands
8. Grateful Dead: see #7
9. Radiohead: I suspected this, checked the track listings. Guess that's cheating :)
10. David Bowie: Easy
11. Steppenwolf: Read the book even. Took German in high school, term paper was on Herman Hesse
12. Bob Dylan: see #7
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Postby <T-K> » Mon Jan 29, 2007 7:57 pm

Now I can get 8 8) :wink: :lol:

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Postby gkaytaz » Mon Jan 29, 2007 8:55 pm

<T-K> wrote:Now I can get 8 8) :wink: :lol:
Well, if you know any of the question marks feel free to make a contribution :) Or corrections if need be.
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Postby jacfan » Mon Jan 29, 2007 9:54 pm

Yes you have those correct. :clap: I don't think having a book is cheating.
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Postby cmlean » Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:06 pm

You have done well Gkay

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Postby gkaytaz » Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:17 pm

cmlean wrote:You have done well Gkay
Thanks but help me out... There are four more to go and I haven't the slightest clue.
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Postby gkaytaz » Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:23 pm

jacfan wrote:Yes you have those correct. :clap: I don't think having a book is cheating.
Thanks. I remember most of the stuff I read there. At one time using that book I had compiled a list of some famous folks' real names versus their stage aliases. Some names were real easy to remember. Can you imagine Elton still being called Reginald? :lol:
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Postby jacfan » Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:50 pm

gkaytaz wrote:
jacfan wrote:Yes you have those correct. :clap: I don't think having a book is cheating.
Thanks. I remember most of the stuff I read there. At one time using that book I had compiled a list of some famous folks' real names versus their stage aliases. Some names were real easy to remember. Can you imagine Elton still being called Reginald? :lol:
No.... more like Susie or something like that. :shock:
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Postby jacfan » Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:52 pm

I will give a clue... one of them is in the picture thing that T-K put up. Not saying which :wink:
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Postby gkaytaz » Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:10 pm

jacfan wrote:I will give a clue... one of them is in the picture thing that T-K put up. Not saying which :wink:
There were 70-odd bands on that picture :shock:
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Postby gkaytaz » Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:11 pm

jacfan wrote:
gkaytaz wrote:
jacfan wrote:Yes you have those correct. :clap: I don't think having a book is cheating.
Thanks. I remember most of the stuff I read there. At one time using that book I had compiled a list of some famous folks' real names versus their stage aliases. Some names were real easy to remember. Can you imagine Elton still being called Reginald? :lol:
No.... more like Susie or something like that. :shock:
:lol: Or Regina perhaps :)
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Postby jacfan » Tue Jan 30, 2007 12:18 am

gkaytaz wrote:
jacfan wrote:I will give a clue... one of them is in the picture thing that T-K put up. Not saying which :wink:
There were 70-odd bands on that picture :shock:
well it was only a hint/clue not the answer. :wink:
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