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Chatura Li.
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This 'll keep you occupied for awhile...
There are 70+ bands in the below picture... find 'em



Rules:
- Name the band and describe where you found it or how you came up with it
- Try not to repeat

I'll post a few - I've found out most of it u guys have a go!

The Gorillas - Self Explantory
Rolling Stones - Those big stones rolling down the street
Smashing Pumpkins - Guy in the black cap smashing the pumpkins
Joyce Lee
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Eagles - the three flying eagles
U2 - "U U"
Guns N Roses - the three containers filled with guns and roses
The Beach Boys - the two guys carrying the surfboards
[ March 19, 2006: Message edited by: Joyce Lee ]
Jesus Angeles
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matchbox 20
prince
queen (is there a band of such name?)
Joyce Lee
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Originally posted by Jesus Angeles:
queen (is there a band of such name?)


Yes.
[ March 19, 2006: Message edited by: Joyce Lee ]
Jesus Angeles
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police
50 cent
David O'Meara
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Scissor Sisters - two pink scissors next to 'Smashing Pumpkins'
[ March 19, 2006: Message edited by: David O'Meara ]
David O'Meara
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Eagles,
Eels,
Lemonheads,
Guns n Roses,
Dead Kennedy's,
Iron Maiden,
U2,
Beach Boys.
Jim Yingst
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Some of these are obvious, some are a stretch at best. But what the heck...
  • B-52's
  • Led Zepplin (lead zeppelin)
  • Styx (sticks, just left of matchbox 20)
  • White Zombie
  • Whitesnake
  • The White Stripes (marking crosswalks)
  • Black Flag
  • Steve Miller Band ("Fly like an eagle..." - yes the Eagles were already cited. What's your point?)
  • Alice in Chains
  • Blur (blurred guy right of Alice)
  • Korn (corn)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • The Cars
  • Stereohead (jsut above the prince)
  • Pixies (around the Virgin store sign)
  • Pink Fairies (same as Pixies, though they've only got a little bit of pink)
  • Bubblegum Crisis (I see bubble gum, don't see a crisis though)
  • Black Crowes (black crows between Beach Boys and uu = U2)
  • Cowboy Junkies (one cowboy junkie, above smashing pumpkins)
  • Madonna (stone figurine above and left of prince)
  • Yellowman (above & left of queen)
  • Sex Pistols (because I'm not sure what the queen is about to shoot the prince with, but they look... questionable at best)

  • Eels & Dead Kennedies were stolen by DOM just before I posted. The b@$+@rd!
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    "I'm not back." - Bill Harding, Twister
    David O'Meara
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    Garbage, the knocked over trash can.

    In you defence, I didn't give any locations
    David O'Meara
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    I'd like to say 'Nirvana' for the tree on the mountain in the background, but I think that's reaching.
    Himanshu Bisht
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    deep purple (the windows behind).
    Himanshu Bisht
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    spoon (near beach boys)
    Himanshu Bisht
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    Originally posted by David O'Meara:
    Garbage, the knocked over trash can.

    In you defence, I didn't give any locations


    It could be Trash
    Chatura Li.
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    Originally posted by David O'Meara:
    I'd like to say 'Nirvana' for the tree on the mountain in the background, but I think that's reaching.

    hehe yeah it'll be a bit far reaching but i'll give a clue, its a certain hiphop band

    Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
    Madonna (stone figurine above and left of prince)
    [ March 19, 2006: Message edited by: Jim Yingst ]

    oh that would be iron maiden - actually madonna is on the store window


    nice goin guys..
    the fruit stand has a whole lotta bands

    like "blind melon" etc. etc.

    btw part of the picture is missing so its abt 4-5 bands short
    [ March 19, 2006: Message edited by: Chatura Li. ]
    David O'Meara
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    Hip hop? I have no chance then.

    Pavement
    Radiohead (on the crosswalk)
    Triffids (coming out of the drain, or maybe not )
    Cranberries (in packets?)
    Hole (it's... the hole)
    Jim Yingst
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    Some of these things really need a bit on enlargement so we can see what they're supposed to be. Others are quite large & clear enough, but I have no idea what they represent (but will probably kick myself later).
  • Green Day (date marked on calendar, lower right corner)
  • Seal (poster between white zombie and dead Kennedys)
  • Ratt (rat left of guy smashing pumpkins)
  • Kiss (couple kissing below white snake)
  • Crowded House (crowded apartment, more likely)
  • Traffic (one whole moving car... hey, I'm trying here)
  • Gentle Giant (all of the giant apes, we'd better hope)
  • The Who (just about any image I can't recognize)


  • [Chatura Li]: oh that would be iron maiden - actually madonna is on the store window

    Mmmm, I suppose. There's some crossover here, as Iron Maiden derives from the Iron Maiden of Nuremberg, which is believed to be patterned after the Virgin Mary (in a rather sick and twisted fashion.) Iron Maiden was already cited anyway.

    In truth, I just did these out of order. By the time I looked at the painting, I already had a Madonna (as far as I was concerned) so I couldn't do much else with it. Renaissance, perhaps?

    [DOM]: I'd like to say 'Nirvana' for the tree on the mountain in the background, but I think that's reaching.

    Yeah, and I'd like to say the blurred guy in the pink shirt is named Floyd.

    [DOM]: Radiohead (on the crosswalk)

    Too late. (Neener, neener.)

    Triffids (coming out of the drain, or maybe not )

    Eh, better than anything I've come up with for that one. Works for me.

    Hole (it's... the hole)

    I've been looking at that one, trying to work it out. The Pothole? The Puddle? Obvious in retrospect.

    Bands which really should be there (because they'd fit in pretty easily), but aren't (as far as I can tell)
  • The Beatles
  • David Bowie (show the knife)
  • The Church
  • Spock's Beard (pic from "Mirror, Mirror")
  • Golden Earring
  • Toto
  • King Crimson (though there is a scarlet-clad prince - close but no cigar)
  • Premiata Forneria Marconi (obscure, but would blend in nicely in the background)
  • Jesus Angeles
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    k.i.s.s.? the 2 making out
    Jesus Angeles
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    oh, kiss taken already........

    Eminem, the m&m's spilled near smashing pumpkin
    Jesus Angeles
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    on a sunday night, this is consuming my brain cells...i better do something more productive, like watch tv
    David O'Meara
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    D'oh: Talking Heads, on TV.
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    [Jesus]: Eminem, the m&m's spilled near smashing pumpkin

    Aaagh! So obvious in retrospect. Good job.

    [Chatura Li]: but i'll give a clue, its a certain hiphop band

    Meh... that thing looks too steep & pointy to be called a "hill", in my opinion. And I don't know my cupressaceae very well to tell the species. While your hiphop band is quite possibly what they meant there, I think they did a poor job on this one.

    like "blind melon" etc. etc.

    Damn... I was thinking those were supposed to be cabbages or something. Ummm... really big cabbages. :0 Oh well.

    [DOM]: D'oh: Talking Heads, on TV.

    I'm torn. Part of me wants to say "good call" because I didn't think of this, and probably should have. But the other part thinks the resolution is too poor for us to have any sense of "talking" here. This might just as well be The Faces. Ah, what the heck - it can be both.
    Jesus Angeles
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    before i park, i want to stretch in my favorite bands...

    metallica....the kissing couple, are on the metal post, so Metal-Licka

    bon jovi.....those people on window 'bon'= good; 'jovi'=merry

    David O'Meara
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    OK the bits I'd like top have solved for me:
    The lady above the Virgin sign: Blondie?
    The people standing on the building
    The goldfish bowl,
    The manequin in the shop window
    The plant bottom left.
    Chatura Li.
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    Jim:
    Yeah, and I'd like to say the blurred guy in the pink shirt is named Floyd

    or could be just Blur

    David:
    The people standing on the building

    The Carpenters?

    Then there's great white next to yellow man

    Bee Gees - under the 2 Us
    Black Flag - to the left of the 2 Us
    and if i'm right the hill with the tree's is Cyprus Hill
    [ March 19, 2006: Message edited by: Chatura Li. ]
    Jim Yingst
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    [DOM]: The lady above the Virgin sign: Blondie?

    Sure, why not? It's less of a stretch than others we've both suggested.

    [Chaatura]:

    or could be just Blur
    Black Flag - to the left of the 2 Us
    and if i'm right the hill with the tree's is Cyprus Hill


    I already stated these. Well, the third was really implied (with disagreement) rather than stated, but close enough.

    The Carpenters?

    I can't tell what those guys are doing, but it doesn't look much like carpentry to me.
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    This is where the resolution lets us down. The guy on the right could be holding a hammer, I guess.

    Also since we have real and plastic gorillas, I'm going to add The Gorillaz
    Jesus Angeles
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    Originally posted by David O'Meara:
    This is where the resolution lets us down. The guy on the right could be holding a hammer, I guess.

    Also since we have real and plastic gorillas, I'm going to add The Gorillaz


    Also related to resolution, the prince could have tears, of being shot. "Tears For Fears".
    Chatura Li.
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    Jim:
    Kiss (couple kissing below white snake)


    it could be TATU (russian chick band)cuz it looks like 2 girls kissing

    and Jewel? to the right of the fishbowl
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    The Doors (behind the whitesnake and couple kissing)


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    Joyce Lee
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    Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
    The Carpenters?

    I can't tell what those guys are doing, but it doesn't look much like carpentry to me.


    Men at Work?
    Joyce Lee
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  • King Kong
  • Men in Black
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • The Shop Around the Corner
  • Cirque du Soleil


  • Okay, Okay, just kidding only.
    Svend Rost
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    Originally posted by Joyce Lee:
  • Men in Black


  • Blues Brothers?
    Joyce Lee
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    Originally posted by Svend Rost:
    Blues Brothers?


    Hmm...but the two guys are wearing black. Not sure about this one.
    Joyce Lee
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    Blue - anything that is blue

    [Jesus]: Also related to resolution, the prince could have tears, of being shot. "Tears For Fears".

    And then, the ground would become wet. "Wet Wet Wet".
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    I am too tempted to write "Velvet Revolvers" but they look more like Pink to me!

    Pink (lotsa Pink in the pic)
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    Originally posted by David O'Meara:

    The goldfish bowl,


    Phish?


    [Jess in Action][AskingGoodQuestions]
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    The coin is "Fifty Cents".
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    And aren't those guys in white a group of Manic Street Preachers?
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    - The Go-Go's (girls in go-go boots)
    - Great White (Jaws ad)
    - The cars

    As for the Styx on the ground, are they "Styx"? or are they "nine inch nails"?

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    Alice in Chains (next to blurred guy)
    Dinosaur Jr. (small dino below 50 cent)
    The Postal Service (to the right of white zombie)
    Puddle of Mud (above crosswalk)

    The blurred guy could also be Social Distortion. :roll:


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