If Noah had a battleship

X is an album by the American comedian Y.

The phrase X , as used by Y, refers to a catastrophe of Epic proportions.

comic

comic

The once-upon-a-time logo of a well-known prog-rock band Z is shown in the image. [ it has been cropped a bit for obvious reasons ]

wrench

wrench

The members of Z used to be good friends with Y. The title song from one of their best-selling albums, features the same theme X.

The artwork for the album also showed the after-effects of the catastrophe.

X, Y , Z ?

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Cracked by all and sundry, some even messing up the variable names in excitement.

@Hasan – thanks.

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The Nowitzki – Gooch theorem

Identify this comedy-folk band. [ and the members as well ]

Also id the instrument, that the mousey looking female is holding.

band

band

Clue:
1. Better clue

clue

clue

2. Hopeless clue. The title of the post.

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Anirudh and Hasan cracked the instrument. 🙂

Goutham and Aditya got the band right.

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God plays poker

Note: I’ll not be moderating questions for a few days. A few questions have been automatically scheduled. Have a crack at them. Accolades will be doled out in generous proportions, when I’m back.

Id the gentleman, and spin a general philosophy connect.

artist

artist

dd

dd

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Cracked by Hasan completely.
Kartik id’d the artist.

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‘Gravity sucks’, said Mr.Momentumum

Two famous experiments. Two super-famous scientists.

A did the experiment similar to shown in image A.

experiment_1

experiment_1

B described the experiment shown in image B.

experiment_2

experiment_2

Give me A,B, and the names of the respective experiments.

[ If you also give me the colloquial, raunchy name for experiment B, I’ll give you bonus imaginary points ]

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Cracked in bits and pieces by Anirudh Patil, and Vivek Nigam.
Consolation points to Avishek Dey for getting 1/4th of the answer right.

Answer:

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Zombies love skynet

Shown is the bust of an extremely popular whiz of the 19th century who became a semi-crackpot in later years.

bust

bust

One of his contributions to philosophy ( to the origin of species to be precise), was a statistical concept, fondly called X.

X , was the subject of this dilbert piece.

dilbert

dilbert

What’s X?

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Cracked by Hasan, and Chandrakant.
The rest were misled by the beard.

Answer:
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A cover of a cover

This creepy looking musician, formed a core band, which led to about a dozen variants with almost similar names.

musician

musician

One of these sub-bands, released this album in 2006.

album_cover

album_cover

The title is a tribute to albums by two bands, one is shown here.

band

band

And the album cover is a tribute to , well, that should be obvious.

Id the musician, album, and the band shown.
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Cracked by Debasish completely.
Gudur and Gautam got the album right.

@gudur, @all – We’ll try to keep the questions workoutable, and make feeble attempts to beat tineye.
So, figure out the basics, and google for the details ( if necessary).

Answer:

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And the difference would be a movie

And the final question from the theme week. A sitter, I think. [ late night question, excuse the grammar]

Composer A made a very popular tune B to remember the fact that his nation’s troops defended against the warring forces.

composer

composer

Image © Corbis

Band, C , released a monstrous song D, which is a tribute of sorts to B, because of its name, and a section of the guitaring being similar to B.

band

band

Oh, I’ve started, so I’ll finish.
There is the audio as well. Help yourselves. [reduce the volume a few notches]
B

D

A?B?C?D?

Cracked by Panda.

Answer:

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A ray of light, slightly curved

And, the 4th question in the Paschimi Shastreeya Sangeet theme week

A, is the first opera by B.

A

A

B

B

A is loosely based on the various facets of life of an über-famous 19th-20th century icon –  X.

a popular ‘cola-wars’ ad, shows X in a dilemma over which beverage is to be chosen, as one of the tracks from A is playing in the background.

B is a very prominent 20th century composer, still very much alive, known for a style of composing, which involves repeating a small amount of music over and over and over and, well you get the point.

Give me B, and A.

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Cracked by panda and Chandrakant

Answer:
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Kill the Wuppet! Kill the Wuppet!

The 3rd question in the Weshtran Claashical Muzik and Operaa Theme week

A is/was a  famous classical music composer at some really famous Philharmonics.

new_composer

new_composer

[ photo credits: Jack. If you see this, Thanks for an awesome pic and Sorry for lifting it off your site]

B is a much older creature. The maker of many a musical dramas, he’s particularly known for a certain ring, and a particularly ominous/climactic ride.

old_composer

old_composer

C is a famous jewish character from one of B’s librettos    ( The title of the play features a town, rather infamous in the Natzi scheme of affairs ).

The ideal personification of a pedantic critic, is C.

So, if you mix A and C in equal proportions, you’d end up with the fictional character D, who apparently didn’t die of an current shock once, because he was such a poor conductor 🙂

muffled_puppet

muffled_puppet

If you give me A, B, C and D , I’ll assume that you know the libretto’s name.

Fair deal, eh?

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Cracked by panda, and Chandrakant. Nice work fellas…

Answer:
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