Science Friction's "What/Who the Hell Is It " History Game

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    Science Friction's "What/Who the Hell Is It " History Game

    I know many of you, like me, are history buffs. I love history, regardless of era. Old books, newspapers, coins, any kind of relic that has historical significance, fascinates me.

    In this thread, I will provide you with an image and I want you to try to identify what or who the item(s) or person(s) are in the picture. I some cases, the picture itself may hold clues but in other cases, you may just have to look at the object or person and try to tie it to some event in history.

    I'll start with a couple of them to give you an idea of what I'm talking about. The first person with the correct answer gets the points. No shortcuts, please. It's just a game, not a lottery.

    For 5 pts , here's the first item:

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    4 drawer file cabinet.

    I'll take the easy points. Hopefully they are going to get more difficult.

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    #2 :

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    Quote Originally Posted by Voice of Reason View Post
    4 drawer file cabinet.

    I'll take the easy points. Hopefully they are going to get more difficult.
    I knew some smart aleck was gonna go that route. j/k . That was funny, btw. If you could be just a little more specific, I'll bestow the 5 pts on you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Science Friction View Post
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    A worn antique Victorian rocking chair.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Science Friction View Post
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    The photos aren't connected, correct?

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    Pentagon Papers file cabinet was #1

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    This cute little girl worked in a munitions factory during the war. She made her mark...but not in munitions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Science Friction View Post
    I knew some smart aleck was gonna go that route. j/k . That was funny, btw. If you could be just a little more specific, I'll bestow the 5 pts on you.
    Vertical? Is that the additional info? That the only other more specific thing that could be of consequence.

    Just saw spindoc's description. If that is the answer, give him the points.

    And, if that is the specificity you are looking for in these pics, the thread got dramatically more interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by True blue (and gold) View Post
    The photos aren't connected, correct?
    Correct.

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    I will guess on pic #2, the chair from the movie Psycho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spindoc View Post
    Pentagon Papers file cabinet was #1
    Five pts. Beautiful !!!! For the younger folk not familiar with the PP, clue them in.

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    I thought #1 was the file cabinet in the Democratic HQ at the Watergate Hotel.

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    #2 is the chair Lincoln was sitting in when he was assassinated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by B-Ball-fan View Post
    A worn antique Victorian rocking chair.
    While correct , you get ZERO points for lack of historical context!!! Still love ya, though.

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