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« Reply #50 on: 03/06/2008 21:04:55 »
The Australian Olympic swimmer with the surname Thorpe is commonly known as the Thorpedo.
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« Reply #51 on: 03/06/2008 21:55:43 »
That's inteeresting
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« Reply #52 on: 03/06/2008 23:54:30 »
There is a Torpedo called Stingray and a '60s puppet show too,

Also I think it was a stingray that speared Steve Irwin in the chest and killed him.


Anyone remember the Stingray show. (I don't).
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« Reply #53 on: 04/06/2008 07:49:53 »
I remember Stingray. It was a Gerry Anderson ahow. Without looking, I think it was crewed by Steve Neptune & Phones. There was a dumb blonde who lived under the sea and her name was Marina.

Anyway, I'm not sure who the connection was with so let's start again from Steve Irwin.

EDIT. I was wrong. I just looked it up & it was Troy Tempest not Steve Neptune.
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« Reply #54 on: 04/06/2008 14:34:39 »
crocodiles are the link between Irwin and Nelson (at the battle of the Nile)

So Brady Barr, National Geographic's answer to Steve Irwin. - a very poor answer but an answer none the less
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« Reply #55 on: 04/06/2008 19:50:14 »
Robert Reed played Mike Brady in the TV series The Brady Bunch.

Brady Barr -> Brady Bunch -> Robert Reed
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« Reply #56 on: 05/06/2008 16:50:51 »
clarinet is the bond for this

Robert Reed => Clarinet Cancerto in A major, K. 622 => W. A Mozart

the clarinet is a reed instrument
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« Reply #57 on: 05/06/2008 20:06:09 »
Henry VIII

Mozart composed a lot of tunes for the harpsichord and Henry VIII composed "Green sleaves" for said instrument.
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« Reply #58 on: 05/06/2008 23:04:39 »
Seymour Butts - porn producer.

Henry VIII was married to Jane Seymour

Henry VIII -> Jane Seymour -> Seymour Butts.
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« Reply #59 on: 06/06/2008 01:28:41 »
Henry VIII

Mozart composed a lot of tunes for the harpsichord and Henry VIII composed "Green sleaves" for said instrument.

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"Greensleeves" is a traditional English folk song and tune, a ground of the form called a romanesca.

A broadside ballad by this name was registered at the London Stationer's Company in 1580 as "A New Northern Dittye of the Lady Greene Sleeves". It then appears in the surviving A Handful of Pleasant Delights (1584) as "A New Courtly Sonnet of the Lady Green Sleeves. To the new tune of Green sleeves." It remains debatable whether this suggests that an 'old' tune of "Greensleeves" was in circulation, or which one our familiar tune is. Many surviving sets of lyrics were written to this tune. The tune is also found in several late 16th century and early 17th century sources, such as Ballet's MS Lute Book and Het Luitboek van Thysius, as well as various manuscripts preserved in the Cambridge University libraries.

A widely-believed (but completely unproven) legend is that it was composed by King Henry VIII (1491–1547) for his lover and future queen consort Anne Boleyn. Anne, the daughter of Thomas Boleyn, rejected Henry's attempts to seduce her. This rejection is apparently referred to in the song, when the writer's love "cast me off discourteously." However, it is most unlikely that King Henry VIII wrote it, as the song is written in a style which was not known in England until after Henry VIII died.[1]

It is widely acknowledged that Lady Green Sleeves was at the very least a promiscuous young woman and perhaps a prostitute.[2] At this time, the word "green" also had sexual connotations, most notably in the phrase "a green gown", a reference to the way that grass stains might be seen on a ladies' dress if she had made love outside.[3] An alternative explanation is that Lady Green Sleeves was, as a result of her attire, incorrectly assumed to be immoral. Her "discourteous" rejection of the singer's advances quite clearly makes the point that she is not.[3] On page 500 of Nevill Coghill's translation of The Canterbury Tales[4] Coghill explains that "green [for Chaucer’s age] was the color of lightness in love. This is echoed in "Greensleeves is my delight" and elsewhere."

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« Reply #60 on: 06/06/2008 08:00:29 »
You had to look that up? I thought everyone knew already; that's why I didn't mention it. Plus it gave me a chance to get a link to Seymour Butts!  [:D]
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« Reply #61 on: 06/06/2008 19:34:17 »
As a filmorapher, Seymore's work lacks a certain "something" that separates it from great filmography.

HOWEVER, the subject matter does add greatly to the body of his work.
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« Reply #62 on: 06/06/2008 19:36:37 »
THE MARLBORO MAN


Seymour Butts -> cigarette butts -> the Marlboro Man
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« Reply #63 on: 06/06/2008 19:52:52 »
Winston Churchill

The first Duke of Marlborough (the correct spelling) in 1702 was John Churchill, an ancestor of Winston.

Marlboro Man -> John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough -> Winston Churchill
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« Reply #64 on: 07/06/2008 01:07:55 »
David Wilkie

Winston Churchill -> Beat Alexander Wilkie in election -> Alexander Wilkie grandfather of David Wilkie, olympic swimmer.
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« Reply #65 on: 07/06/2008 01:49:20 »
lend-lease

David Wilkie -> Wendel Wilkie, the Republican Party politician who lost to Roosevelt in 1940 -> thus allowing the Lend-Lease program to continue and saving you Brits bums, ya bums.
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« Reply #66 on: 07/06/2008 08:40:01 »
I didn't realise there was a person called lend-lease.  [???]
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« Reply #67 on: 07/06/2008 15:40:21 »
PEDANTIC MONSTER !!!!!

<- The Beve

Does this please you, Officer Crabapple?

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Franklin Roosevelt

David Wilkie -> Wendell Wilkie, the Republican Party politician who lost to Roosevelt in 1940 ->
Franklin Roosevelt was allowed to continue the Lend-Lease program to save your WORTHLESS British ARSES!

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« Reply #68 on: 07/06/2008 18:54:35 »
Get back in your pram, fool.
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« Reply #69 on: 07/06/2008 21:01:46 »
lets get back to the topic - but first:


Then post something sensible. Berating people is the pastime of the intellectually weak. Having nothing else they can use, such as wit, they stand on the streets yelling at passer-bys "get back in your pram"

That is something I would expect from toddlers in the schoolyard.

MORE CREATIVITY!

MORE INTELLECTUAL PUNCH! 

MORE COMMON SENSE!

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« Reply #70 on: 08/06/2008 21:16:54 »
Sorry, Jim. I was trying to talk Texan.
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« Reply #71 on: 08/06/2008 22:02:34 »
perhaps you are forgetting that Texas rule the world. 4 of the world's major oil companies, including Exxon, are headquarter in and run by Texans. The international space station is controlled from Texas and the third best university, after Harvard and Yale, is in Texas - Rice University.

You know little about what is real about Texas. At least out here there are real people who don't need to dye a sheep purple for the tourism site.
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« Reply #72 on: 08/06/2008 22:44:51 »
perhaps you are forgetting that Texas rule the world. 4 of the world's major oil companies, including Exxon, are headquarter in and run by Texans.

Only because that's where the oil is!

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So? All the really clever stuff is done at JPL.

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At least out here there are real people who don't need to dye a sheep purple for the tourism site

 [???]
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« Reply #73 on: 08/06/2008 23:34:57 »

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At least out here there are real people who don't need to dye a sheep purple for the tourism site

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check the Costwold sites. the logo for one is a purple sheep with a BLACK FACE
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« Reply #74 on: 09/06/2008 01:43:47 »
polio

Franklin Roosevelt => polio => Jonus Salk

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« Reply #75 on: 10/06/2008 22:42:11 »
Aids

Jonas Salk worked on the Aids vaccine and Elizabeth Taylor worked on fund raising for Aids.

PS. My mum looks like Liz Taylor!
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« Reply #76 on: 13/06/2008 06:05:01 »
Elizabeth Taylor -> Zachary Taylor, 12th president of the US.
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« Reply #77 on: 13/06/2008 16:06:31 »
Come on Doc, lets make this interesting - as below.

KEYWORD: amphibious


Zachary Taylor => Dwight D. Eisenhower

During the Mexican-American War, the first large scale amphibious landing in American history took place on the beaches outside the walls of Veracruz, where there then ensued the Siege (and surrender) of Veracruz, leading to the closing of Mexico's major port and the collapse of the Mexican Army - thus the victory over Mexico and the addition of what is now New Mexico, Arizona, California and parts of Colorado and Utah to the US territories.

Eisenhower, of course, had a "slight" involvement in thee Normandy Invasion and the subsequent defeat of Germany.
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« Reply #78 on: 14/06/2008 05:49:36 »
More interesting, eh? OK - Sylvester Stallone.

Dwight D. Eisenhower was American. The American national emblem is the bald eagle. When the first moon landing took place, the phrase "The eagle has landed" was used. Neil Amstrong was the first man on the moon. Vic Armstrong was a stuntman who worked a lot with Rocky Taylor. The "Rocky" series of films starred Sylvester Stallone.

Dwight D. Eisenhower->America->bald eagle->eagle has landed->Neil Armstrong->Rocky Taylor->Rocky->Sylvester Stallone

How's that for convuluted!  [^]
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« Reply #79 on: 14/06/2008 11:32:31 »
More interesting, eh? OK - Sylvester Stallone.

Dwight D. Eisenhower was American. The American national emblem is the bald eagle. When the first moon landing took place, the phrase "The eagle has landed" was used. Neil Amstrong was the first man on the moon. Vic Armstrong was a stuntman who worked a lot with Rocky Taylor. The "Rocky" series of films starred Sylvester Stallone.

Dwight D. Eisenhower->America->bald eagle->eagle has landed->Neil Armstrong->Rocky Taylor->Rocky->Sylvester Stallone

How's that for convuluted!  [^]

Very convuluted >>> Muddled Rosalind LOL LOL LOL
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« Reply #80 on: 14/06/2008 16:11:57 »
More interesting, eh? OK - Sylvester Stallone.

Dwight D. Eisenhower was American. The American national emblem is the bald eagle. When the first moon landing took place, the phrase "The eagle has landed" was used. Neil Amstrong was the first man on the moon. Vic Armstrong was a stuntman who worked a lot with Rocky Taylor. The "Rocky" series of films starred Sylvester Stallone.

Dwight D. Eisenhower->America->bald eagle->eagle has landed->Neil Armstrong->Rocky Taylor->Rocky->Sylvester Stallone

How's that for convuluted!  [^]

Actually, that is seven links. According to your rules only one link is to be used.

"convuluted" is correctly spelled "convoluted"

The intent was for obscure connections, not convoluted ones.

So, FOLLOWING THE RULES. I offer:

"Sex on-screen"

Sylvester Stallone (The Italian Stallion - http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1802815594/info) => Marlon Brando (Last Tango in Paris)

The Stallone movie was just a porn flick. Brando's movie was an "art" film.
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« Reply #81 on: 15/06/2008 22:30:52 »
Native Americans

Marlon Brando was an active member of the American Indian Movement. I'm linking him with Chief Sitting Bull, who was a Native American.

Marlon Brando>>>>Chief Sitting Bull

Obscure enough Jim? 
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« Reply #82 on: 16/06/2008 03:11:37 »
YES!  IT IS.  JUST THE RIGHT TOUCH.

CONGRATULATIONS!

The Buffalo Bill Wild West Show

Sitting Bull => Queen Victoria

Sitting Bull went to England as part of The Buffalo Bill Wild West Show which was seen by Queen Victoria.
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