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The People that are Overrated Lookswise Thread


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#1 Mumby Magic

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:12 PM

Naomi Campbell

Kate Moss for starters...........

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#2 Marauder

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:58 PM

William Wallace
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#3 Methven Hornet

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:33 AM

William Wallace


Eh? How do you know what William Wallace looked like? :)
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#4 Wiltshire Rhino

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 07:18 AM

Eh? How do you know what William Wallace looked like? :)

He looks a bit like Mad Max. Actually he was more like Martin Riggs.

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#5 Marauder

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:07 PM

Eh? How do you know what William Wallace looked like? :)

Take your pick

http://www.google.co...iw=1331&bih=562
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#6 Methven Hornet

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 09:00 PM

Take your pick

http://www.google.co...iw=1331&bih=562


Lets have a look, starting with the top row and moving to the right...

1. fictional 18th century engraving (William Wallace was killed in the 14th century, so the engraver wasn't working from memory!)
2. ditto
3. 17th century painting, artist unknown
4. sword
5. engraving by Walker
6. see 1. and 2.
7. Mel Gibson
8. William Wallace statue in Aberdeen, created in 1888
9. Lego man

Do you get the idea?

In reality no one has a clue what William Wallace looked like: no portraits were created during his lifetime, and none of the contemporary accounts of him give a physical description.

So, like everyone else, you haven't a clue what William Wallace looked like. ;)
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#7 Methven Hornet

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 09:05 PM

He looks a bit like Mad Max. Actually he was more like Martin Riggs.


I haven't seen Mad Max, but his William Wallace character was identical to Riggs - just with a strange, vaguely west of Scotland accent.
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#8 Old Frightful

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:35 PM

Talking of Mad Max, Tuna Turner. Not much of a looker at any age.

Oh, and that bint off Prime Suspect who stripped off for a calendar or charity. Helen Mirren?

They both seem to have been sex symbols, even in later years but I don't know why.


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#9 JohnM

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:28 AM

In reality no one has a clue what William Wallace looked like: no portraits were created during his lifetime, and none of the contemporary accounts of him give a physical description.

So, like everyone else, you haven't a clue what William Wallace looked like. ;)


True enough...but i bet he looked a bit like your Alex Salmond! :-) :-) :-)

#10 Marauder

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:59 AM

Lets have a look, starting with the top row and moving to the right...

1. fictional 18th century engraving (William Wallace was killed in the 14th century, so the engraver wasn't working from memory!)
2. ditto
3. 17th century painting, artist unknown
4. sword
5. engraving by Walker
6. see 1. and 2.
7. Mel Gibson
8. William Wallace statue in Aberdeen, created in 1888
9. Lego man

Do you get the idea?

In reality no one has a clue what William Wallace looked like: no portraits were created during his lifetime, and none of the contemporary accounts of him give a physical description.

So, like everyone else, you haven't a clue what William Wallace looked like. ;)

Yes you need to get a life.
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#11 Severus

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:22 AM

I've never understood why people find Kylie and more recently Rhianna attractive. Perhaps I like a bit more meat on my bone but to me they are just ordinary looking.

Also, I don't get why Brad Pitt is such a heartthrob. I can see why women find the likes of Tom Cruise attractive but why PItt?
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#12 heartofGold

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:52 AM

Also, I don't get why Brad Pitt is such a heartthrob. I can see why women find the likes of Tom Cruise attractive but why PItt?


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#13 hindle xiii

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:56 AM

I've never understood why people find Kylie and more recently Rhianna attractive. Perhaps I like a bit more meat on my bone but to me they are just ordinary looking.

Also, I don't get why Brad Pitt is such a heartthrob. I can see why women find the likes of Tom Cruise attractive but why PItt?

I got into trouble when this thread came up last time and I suggested Kylie, so I'm glad someone else can take that bullet. As for Rihanna, she doesn't do it for me either, something about her cheeks and chin makes her look like one of those fat Buddha ornaments.

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#14 Futtocks

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:04 PM

Talking of Mad Max, Tuna Turner. Not much of a looker at any age.


I find your reasoning very fishy indeed.

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#15 dhw

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 03:01 PM

Talking of Mad Max, Tuna Turner. Not much of a looker at any age.


Ask Tony Joe White the effect she had on him when they were recording together.

#16 Methven Hornet

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 04:04 PM

Ask Tony Joe White the effect she had on him when they were recording together.


Didn't someone once say of her (when she was in her late forties) that she had the body of a woman half her age? That image has always stuck in my mind.
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#17 Methven Hornet

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 04:15 PM

True enough...but i bet he looked a bit like your Alex Salmond! :-) :-) :-)


My Alex Salmond??? :unsure:

TBH I just don't see 'Eck as the fierce, warrior type - Nicola, on the other hand...

Although Wallace almost certainly did exist, almost all we know about him is from a poem by Blind Harry or is legend/myth. We certainly haven't got an image of him, his era coming just before the invention of the telephoto lens. :rolleyes:
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#18 Methven Hornet

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 04:21 PM

Yes you need to get a life.


You post that a long-dead historical figure is overrated, lookswise, produce search results containing fictional and imagined portraits of him, and I need to get a life? :lol:

You'd be better off trying to elaborate on your NCL conspiracy theories, or, even better, attempting to prove that PIRA were perfect gentlemen when they went about their slaughter.
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#19 Futtocks

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 04:28 PM

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Didn't someone once say of her (when she was in her late forties) that she had the body of a woman half her age? That image has always stuck in my mind.


A stage act like this would probably keep you in excellent shape.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhkIh4x4mmM

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#20 Steve May

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 05:10 PM

Angelina Jolie.

About as sexy as a haddock.

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