Famous People You've Never Heard Of

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Famous People You've Never Heard Of

Postby inspiration » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:58 pm

Because they don't exist. A forum game!

The first poster lists a few things the famous person might be famous for, and the next poster gives their bio before providing a new list.

Example:

Poster A: badgers, Cambodia, cheese

Poster B: Hun Buna (1842-1894), noted for helping feed his native Cambodia during French colonization by developing a delicious local cheese made from badger milk.

Go!

My list: tell me who's famous for cats, chocolate, the beach
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Re: Famous People You've Never Heard Of

Postby kitoba » Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:24 pm

Kitty Kitty La Bangbang (b. 2019 - ?) , famous socialite, fashion designer and product of a forbidden genetic experiment in introducing cat DNA into the human genome. Known for her book about cooking with chocolate "Life's a Beach."

Frogs, dogs and cans of spam.
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Re: Famous People You've Never Heard Of

Postby CCC » Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:29 am

John Macintyre Henry (1724-1795), whose cans of 'spam' (involving large amounts of frog and dog meat instead of the advertised beef) were a major reason for modern food safety laws.

Balloons, clouds, and origami.
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Re: Famous People You've Never Heard Of

Postby drachefly » Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:04 pm

Sumiki Tadoyama (643 - 672) was an at-the-time-undistinguished merchant's wife who made a messy, complicated origami work entitled 'cloud', which went unremarked for over a millenium, but we now recognize as the balloons used for Martian descent by the Spirit and Opportunity missions, partially deflated.

Fire hydrant, wheel, snowflake
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Re: Famous People You've Never Heard Of

Postby kitoba » Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:05 pm

Tyler Tylerson (1985 - 1960?) whose long, quixotic quest to popularize a wheeled fire hydrant caused him to be the first person to derisively be called "a very special snowflake."

Spies, thighs and dirty lies.


OOG: We should rename this thread "Alternative Facts!"

What?

Too POOPy?

But all I said was...

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Re: Famous People You've Never Heard Of

Postby Dodger77 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:21 am

Michael Powell. (1934-1977) A corporate spy, with a reputation as a ladies man, who reputedly stole the Original Recipe from the vault at KFC headquarters. Died under mysterious circumstances.

a baseball cap, perfume, and scalpel.
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