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Clodfobble 01-17-2020 11:33 AM

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I've got a two-fer! First, the (relatively) easy one:

Diaphone Jim 01-17-2020 12:12 PM

Ditto on Elvis.

Clodfobble 01-17-2020 12:14 PM

Not Elvis. But the lips are key.

Gravdigr 01-17-2020 12:19 PM

And the hair. Or the relative lack thereof...

This was a good one.

ETA: If this was the easy one, I can't wait for the next...

Clodfobble 01-17-2020 12:23 PM

Honestly, the next one's so hard I'm afraid it might be kind of a downer--like, "Oh, well we never could have guessed that, so what's the point?" This one, at least, you hear the answer and say, "Oh YEAH, I can see it..."

glatt 01-17-2020 12:31 PM

I was considering this one, and a certain name kept popping into my head, but I wasn't convinced so didn't announce it. I finally had given up and did something I never do. I cheated. And damn if it wasn't the name that was popping into my head.

I still don't entirely see it. I must have seen a "when they were young" page once in the past and it registered in my memory. I bet I saw that photo before.

Spexxvet 01-18-2020 08:44 AM

Burt Reynolds?

Clodfobble 01-18-2020 10:36 AM

Not Burt Reynolds. It's...

David Hasselhoff!

Clodfobble 01-18-2020 10:39 AM

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And now the stupidly hard one. Note how the hair is shellacked into straightness, and combed down in front to hide the already-balding spot...

glatt 01-18-2020 11:31 AM

This one, I've seen before, so I feel like it's cheating to answer. It's a good one though.

Diaphone Jim 01-18-2020 12:25 PM


Originally Posted by Clodfobble (Post 1044943)
Not Burt Reynolds. It's...

David Hasselhoff!

Never heard of or seen Momoa, but Hasselhoff also Aquaman.

BigV 01-18-2020 12:31 PM

John McCain

Undertoad 01-18-2020 12:36 PM


Originally Posted by glatt (Post 1044945)
This one, I've seen before, so I feel like it's cheating to answer. It's a good one though.

OK, the brain is so weird. The first time I looked at the pic, I had no idea who it was. But the moment I read that you've seen it before, I realized who it was.

So I MUST have seen it before... because the idea of "seeing it before" triggered the name of the person. Right now I'm absolutely certain that I've seen it before. (But I still had to cheat to verify it 100%!)

The deep recesses of the mind... may those clouds stay where they are, and not advance into everyday life

glatt 01-18-2020 12:51 PM

Isn't it amazing that our brains remember such trivial details that we saw briefly years ago?

I guess faces are something that would be evolutionarily advantageous to remember though, so we must be hard wired to encode that information somewhere. I bet we can recognize thousands of faces. Maybe tens of thousands. Even if we have trouble placing them.

fargon 01-18-2020 12:57 PM

I cheated and I have never heard of him or the show he was on.

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