Word Game : Personograms

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The following phrases are the jumbled-up names of fairly well-known personalities (living or dead). Each phrase itself gives a little clue about the person. Ignoring punctuation marks and other non-alphabetic characters, figure out who the people are. All names include first and last names (and no middle names).

Example : Mr. mojo risin' = Jim Morrison (songwriter/singer for the 60s rock group, The Doors) :rolleyes:

RULE :

# Only ONE answer per person (ONE answer total, NOT per question) until I announce a free-for-all.


Please read that rule again . . . .Thanks



Okay ! Here they come... :bugeye:


1. crawl had risen

2. simile peak ala shrew

3. an iconic dame - 'A'

4. fund armed dolls

5. on any screen

6. mind = drug + fuse

7. he is in 'em arts

8. he d' mad suni ass



That's the lot...and please don't use online anagram tools :yuck: - that's cheating !! :devil:
 

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I'll take the easy one.
8: Saddam Hussein.
 
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4. fund armed dolls - Donald Rumsfeld

I love this one.
 
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6 mind = drug + fuse = Sigmund Fread

Gokul : you are a genius. :approve:
Thanks again for providing us with your Games/Trivia
 
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7. he is in 'em arts - Mister Haines (don't know who that is though)

I`m just kidding.
 
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2. William Shakespeare
 
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Nice going folks !

Sorry Galileo, I don't know Mister Haines, either, but good try. In all fairness, that one's a little difficult.

2, 4, 6, and 8 are done. Find the odd ones out ! :smile: Hmmm...I didn't intend this but the most of the odds are harder than the evens - at least, the people are not as famous.

jcsd, Galileo, humanino, recon and check : check back soon, I may yet announce a f-f-a if the others get nowhere.
 
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Please don't kick me out the forum

1 crawl had risen = weird Carl Nash, or again : has CERN Dr. Wali ?Dr Hi anal screw
:redface: :blushing: :shy: :redface: :blushing:
I am really ashamed. I could not resist.

EDIT : this is less bad... everything is still here though. Sorry, I really love playwords, and bad jokes. Took me a while to figure out the others though. My mind must be sick.
 
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Ooo...that's bad :eek:
 
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#1 - Charles Darwin
 
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Now, that's better ! :smile:
 
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Okay, this seems to have hit a cul-de-sac, so I'm calling it a free-for-all, NOW !

BobG, jcsd, Galileo, humanino, recon and check are all back in. Personograms 3,5, and 7 still remain.
 
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Those last 3 are real toughies:

5. Sean Connery
 
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Yeah !
7 he is in 'em arts = Henri Matisse
I got the french guy :cool:
 
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I know no.3 , am allowed to post it?
 
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Yes you are...no new folk seem interested, so go ahead.
 
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Madonna Ciccone,

edietd to add: hmm, actually is that correct?
 
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Now, if this is correct, I certainly could not find it. I have been searching a real while for this one :cry:
 
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jcsd said:
Madonna Ciccone,

edietd to add: hmm, actually is that correct?

Hard luck, jcsd...that came close though, and few people know Madonna's last name.

HINT : Sportsperson. Also, I've seen an alternate (one letter different) spelling of the name, but I believe this is the right one.
 
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humanino said:
Now, if this is correct, I certainly could not find it. I have been searching a real while for this one :cry:

While other folks have been doing something useful with their time :wink: :rolleyes:
 
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I completely forgot about this...

Okay, here's the solutions (#3 remained unsolved) :


1. crawl had risen = Charles Darwin (evolution from crawlers to walkers)

2. simile peak ala shrew = William Shakespeare ('simile', a literary device; 'shrew' for 'Taming of the Shrew')

3. an iconic dame - 'A' = Nadia Comaneci (Gymnast, the first to score a perfect ten; hints in 'dame'; 'icon'; 'A' is the usually highest grade you can get)

4. fund armed dolls = Donald Rumsfeld (US Sec. of Defense)

5. on any screen = Sean Connery (actor)

6. mind = drug + fuse = Sigmund Freud (psychoanalyst)

7. he is in 'em arts = Henri Matisse (fauvist painter)

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8. he d' mad suni ass = Saddam Hussein (no introduction needed)



That's the lot... :smile:
 

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