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Cryptic Bands Quiz

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3 minutes ago, Fallen Angel said:

1. Wireless principle

2. Depressed Evertonians

3. Steal a rocky hole with rotten sperm

 

 

1. Radiohead

2. Moody Blues

3. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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1 hour ago, Colonel Kurtz said:

3. Def leopard

 

1 hour ago, Colonel Kurtz said:

1. Spandau ballet

2. ??? 

Correct and correct. The middle one is 3,5. And we couldn't hit one sideways at the moment.

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Fruity weapon (10, 11)

Easy peeler aspiration (9, 5)

The curved, yellow seventh avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu (10)

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4 minutes ago, mars said:

Fruity weapon (10, 11)

Easy peeler aspiration (9, 5)

The curved, yellow seventh avatar of the Hindi god Vishnu (10)

1. Strawberry Switchblade

2. Tangerine Dream

3. Bananarama

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Fighting Mr Dawson for access to females (3, 6)

A stripe of a different colour after non- elastic deformation! Oh, no! (3, 7, 3, 4)

Ecstasy of the Spanish piss

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34 minutes ago, Colonel Kurtz said:

1) ? 

2) I think it might be The plastic Ono band but I dont 5 quite follow why 

3) ELO

 

2) is right - non- elastic deformation = plastic, a stripe of a different colour is a band.

3) Close but no cigar

1) Re-worded: a stag fighting Mr Dawson for access to females

 

 

 

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2 minutes ago, mars said:

2) is right - non- elastic deformation = plastic, a stripe of a different colour is a band.

3) Close but no cigar

1) Re-worded: a stag fighting Mr Dawson for access to females

 

 

 

The Rutles 

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8 minutes ago, Colonel Kurtz said:

1) I love elementary science (2, 8,7)

2) A welcome sight in a hot place (5)

3) superman does this (3,4,4,3)

 

 

My chemical romance

Oasis

?

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38 minutes ago, Colonel Kurtz said:

1) I love elementary science (2, 8,7)

2) A welcome sight in a hot place (5)

3) superman does this (3,4,4,3)

 

 

I'm guessing the number of words is wrong for 3 and it's get cape wear cape fly.

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Not cryptic clues, but the real inspiration behind band names:

 

1. The code for a benefit claim form

2. A female friend’s drug habit

3. A character from a cult 60s sci-fi film

4. A major motorway 

5. The band members’ financial situation when they started out 

6. An NME article about the music scene’s lack of originality 

7. The former football team of the captain of the band’s hometown club

8. An American spy plane 

9. A 17th century political movement 

10. A 19th century political movement

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