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Wizardofnz (Wizardofnz)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 12:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A man unlike his fellows,
Yet in a way, the same
Three wore it on their faces,
He wore it in his name.


Early spoliers, follow the wellingtao.
Konnie (Konnie)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this meant to be a versponse
Where one must ask questions in rhyme?
Is the place here at all relevant?
And also, is the time?
Or did I just rhyme for no reason?
Wizardofnz (Wizardofnz)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:46 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

No, this isn't a versponse. I dislike the way they make participation and asking good questions far more difficult than is necessary, with very little gain.

Is the place here at all relevant? no
And also, is the time? If you want to work out his identity by guessing at eras, sure.
Konnie (Konnie)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:00 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thank goodness, that's too much work for me.
Is the man in question (and the three comrades) historical figures?
Did he wear 'it' in his first name? Surname? Both names together?
Wizardofnz (Wizardofnz)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:02 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the man in question (and the three comrades) historical figures? Blooper alert! He has two comrades, not three. And they're all still alive. So, no to 'historical' figures
Did he wear 'it' in his first name? Surname? this Both names together?
Konnie (Konnie)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the men political figures? Military? Entertainment business?

Are the men related through work? Family?

Is 'it' a conditioon? Emotion? Title? Tangible thig (or at least a word referring to a tangible thing)?
Wizardofnz (Wizardofnz)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the men political figures? Military? Entertainment business? this

Are the men related through work? this Family?

Is 'it' a conditioon? noish to yope Emotion? Title? no to these two Tangible thig yes (or at least a word referring to a tangible thing)?
Konnie (Konnie)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are they singers? Actors? Talk show hosts? Comedians? Musicians? Dancers? Athletes?

Do they belong to the same group/band/team?
Wizardofnz (Wizardofnz)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 3:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are they singers? this Actors? Talk show hosts? Comedians? Musicians? and this Dancers? Athletes?

Do they belong to the same group/band/team? yes
Sundowner (Sundowner)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 9:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"wore it on their faces" .. glasses? a beard? make-up? face painting? piercings?
Did he also wear it in his face?
as you write "wore it" .. don't they wear it any more? Did they retire from music business?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Wiz

With full confidence I've e-mailed you a guess.
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I've got it too. Email on the way.
Paul1440 (Paul1440)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 5:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I think I have it also
Wizardofnz (Wizardofnz)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 6:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sundowner:

"wore it on their faces" .. glasses? a beard? this make-up? face painting? piercings?
Did he also wear it in his face? no
as you write "wore it" .. don't they wear it any more? Did they retire from music business? They're still active, and the statement still applies as far as I know

All e-mail guesses are correct
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 7:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Possible §poyler e-mailed.
Konnie (Konnie)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 7:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I feel awkward I'm the only one who apparently doesn't know this one.
Is it a rock band? Pop? Country? Punk?
American band? British?
Wizardofnz (Wizardofnz)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 8:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I feel awkward I'm the only one who apparently doesn't know this one.
Is it a rock band? this Pop? Country? Punk?
American band? this British?

Even if you can't name the band, you can probably unravel the riddle. I think we've uncovered enough information in this thread already.
Konnie (Konnie)
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Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 3:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did one member have the surname Hair? Surname Beard? While the other two literally have beards?
Wizardofnz (Wizardofnz)
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Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 3:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did one member have the surname Hair? no, but Surname Beard? yes! While the other two literally have beards? yes!

***** SPOILER *****

The only member of the band ZZ Top without a beard is Frank Beard.


And what beards they are, too. Do a GIS for ZZ Top.

Congratulations to all solvers. Doriana, I never received your write-in spoiler, but I will assume you were as correct as the others :-)
Konnie (Konnie)
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Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 4:05 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Haha, wow, I had idea! They are impressive beards, though.
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 2:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Nice work Wiz . As I said music puzzles are always welcome. My other fav bit of ZZ Top trivia is that they play the band at the town festival in Back to the Future III.

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