3 dipshits on Jeopardy! didn't recognize a picture of Led Zeppelin

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Re: 3 dipshits on Jeopardy! didn't recognize a picture of Led Zeppelin

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AlexVonHaig wrote: Mon Dec 04, 2023 5:02 pm
Turner Coates wrote: Mon Dec 04, 2023 2:29 pm
VinceVanLane wrote: Mon Dec 04, 2023 10:50 am Obviously there are plenty of people walking around the world who don't know Kiss or Led Zeppelin or Taylor Swift, but if you're going to go on a TV show to try and win prizes, where you're supposed to be smart and recognize things from pop culture, then you're gonna be called a dipshit if you don't know Led Zeppelin. It's that simple.
I bet if they heard the first few few bars of Stairway To Heaven, they could say who and what it was.
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Re: 3 dipshits on Jeopardy! didn't recognize a picture of Led Zeppelin

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MetalSludgeCEO wrote: Mon Dec 04, 2023 4:02 pm
VinceVanLane wrote: Mon Dec 04, 2023 3:32 pm
MetalSludgeCEO wrote: Mon Dec 04, 2023 1:02 pm Ok...

Honestly, I didn't even click the article or video and had NO idea what was shared or who was lined up as contestants.

Now that I have looked I will reinforce my original comment... 100 fold!

These people clearly could careless about a band who was broke up and over with before they were even born!

Also... the photo to even the modest music fan was nothing too revealing... nothing stands out in the way of being "iconic" or memorable about this band's image. And they never had that... Plant a bit, but Tyler and Roth stood out 10x more!

3/4's of this band is faceless... Jimmy Page included...unless you were a musician or played guitar, most of this band was forgettable!

There is NO Cheap Trick here, where they had Rick Nielson with a 5 neck guitar, there is No KISS, no Axl with headband or Slash with top hat, they weren't The Beatles or Elvis... heck even Pete & Roger from The Who are more recognizable faces.

Zepplin's catalog got over played well into the 80's after the band had long been dead, and other than "Big Log" by Plant, not a note of their music was heard or cared about since the drummer drank himself to death in 1980.

Led Zepplin in this pic or most of their pics for that matter could be misplaced as Jethro Tull, Deep Purple, FogHat or any 1 of 50 other late 60's early 70's garage rockers.

Never liked Led Zepplin, highly overrated and I will stick with it.

Lastly the people on these shows are next level genius, sure... but they've spent way more time studying Rivers in Europe, Capital Cities in South America or War History from around the globe... not dumb bands who had a 5 year run of being famous for a few songs or recordings.

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You truly live in a bubble. Led Zeppelin has sold over 300 Million records, and about 94,000,000 million of that in the United States. They have one album that sold 37 million copies. And you think more people recognize Cheap Trick and that Led Zeppelin isn't worthy of being a question on Jeopardy? LOL. That's an opinion that probably should be kept to yourself.

I mean Led Zeppelin certainly isn't Early Ray and "Apple Pie," but I think they've done okay for themselves.

"""""""Led Zeppelin has sold over 300 Million records, and about 94,000,000 million of that in the United States. They have one album that sold 37 million copies."""""""""""

Correct... and they were 100% unrecognizable on a modern era long running TV Game Show to not 1, not 2, but all 3 of the contestants.

Adding, they also haven't had a hit song in close to 50 years!

Let that sink in...

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And they still sell more records a year and get more radio play than most bands. Let that sink in.

According to Spotify, Led Zeppelin has 17,625,543 monthly listeners. Let's compare.

Taylor Swift = 109,247,552
The Beatles = 35,178,806
Guns N Roses = 28,081,641
AC/DC = 27,711,811
Bon Jovi = 26,566,741
Eagles = 24,748,485
Metallica = 24,498,388
Foo Fighters = 20,970,423
Blink 182 = 18,890,921
Led Zeppelin = 17,625,543
Nickelback = 15,606,679
Muse = 13,450,700
Kiss = 13,016,882
Van Halen = 11,735,950
Prince = 10,458,745
Ozzy = 9,324,915
Motley Crue = 7,730,135
Def Leppard = 7,287,866
Five Finger Death Punch = 6,865,923
Great Van Fleet = 4,688,392
Poison = 4,205,631

Not bad for a band that hasn't had a hit in 50 years.
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Re: 3 dipshits on Jeopardy! didn't recognize a picture of Led Zeppelin

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VinceVanLane wrote: Mon Dec 04, 2023 6:13 pm

Taylor Swift = 109,247,552
The Beatles = 35,178,806
Guns N Roses = 28,081,641
AC/DC = 27,711,811
Bon Jovi = 26,566,741
Eagles = 24,748,485
Metallica = 24,498,388
Foo Fighters = 20,970,423
Blink 182 = 18,890,921
Led Zeppelin = 17,625,543
Nickelback = 15,606,679
Muse = 13,450,700
Kiss = 13,016,882
Van Halen = 11,735,950
Prince = 10,458,745
Ozzy = 9,324,915
Motley Crue = 7,730,135
Def Leppard = 7,287,866
Five Finger Death Punch = 6,865,923
Great Van Fleet = 4,688,392
Poison = 4,205,631

Not bad for a band that hasn't had a hit in 50 years.
You don't get the fucking point. General public couldn't ID most of those acts by a PHOTO. Taylor Swift, Beatles, KISS, AC/DC, Prince, Ozzy are easy. Maybe 60% Guns, Metallica, VH, CRUE, Grohl. The rest, forget it.
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Re: 3 dipshits on Jeopardy! didn't recognize a picture of Led Zeppelin

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mrspeedgene wrote: Tue Dec 05, 2023 8:54 am
VinceVanLane wrote: Mon Dec 04, 2023 6:13 pm

Taylor Swift = 109,247,552
The Beatles = 35,178,806
Guns N Roses = 28,081,641
AC/DC = 27,711,811
Bon Jovi = 26,566,741
Eagles = 24,748,485
Metallica = 24,498,388
Foo Fighters = 20,970,423
Blink 182 = 18,890,921
Led Zeppelin = 17,625,543
Nickelback = 15,606,679
Muse = 13,450,700
Kiss = 13,016,882
Van Halen = 11,735,950
Prince = 10,458,745
Ozzy = 9,324,915
Motley Crue = 7,730,135
Def Leppard = 7,287,866
Five Finger Death Punch = 6,865,923
Great Van Fleet = 4,688,392
Poison = 4,205,631

Not bad for a band that hasn't had a hit in 50 years.
You don't get the fucking point. General public couldn't ID most of those acts by a PHOTO. Taylor Swift, Beatles, KISS, AC/DC, Prince, Ozzy are easy. Maybe 60% Guns, Metallica, VH, CRUE, Grohl. The rest, forget it.
You don't get the fucking point. I was debating with Stevie about Led Zeppelin still being popular. He said they haven't had a hit in 50 years and nobody cares about their music and I said they're still pretty relevant and posted their Spotify monthly listeners. The 3 dipshits on Jeopardy not knowing who they were has already been discussed multiple times in this thread.
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They're dipshits because they don't know what a band that was in its prime 50 years ago looked like?

Did you you know what all the big singers of the 1920s looked like in the 1980s? :lol:
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Re: 3 dipshits on Jeopardy! didn't recognize a picture of Led Zeppelin

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FreddyFender wrote: Tue Dec 05, 2023 10:18 am They're dipshits because they don't know what a band that was in its prime 50 years ago looked like?

Did you you know what all the big singers of the 1920s looked like in the 1980s? :lol:
Sure. I would have been very aware of what Al Jolson looked like. He's a black man, right? :wink:
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FreddyFender wrote: Tue Dec 05, 2023 10:18 am They're dipshits because they don't know what a band that was in its prime 50 years ago looked like?

Did you you know what all the big singers of the 1920s looked like in the 1980s? :lol:
I don't know, am I on Jeopardy in the 80s? There was no internet then, so it might have taken a bit more studying to know that, but I'm confident most Jeopardy players in the 80s would have known that. Luckily these 3 fucking dumb pieces of rotten smelly shit were playing in 2023 where there is plenty of ways to know what everybody in history looks like.
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Re: 3 dipshits on Jeopardy! didn't recognize a picture of Led Zeppelin

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JackieDaytona wrote: Tue Dec 05, 2023 3:58 pm
FreddyFender wrote: Tue Dec 05, 2023 10:18 am They're dipshits because they don't know what a band that was in its prime 50 years ago looked like?

Did you you know what all the big singers of the 1920s looked like in the 1980s? :lol:
I don't know, am I on Jeopardy in the 80s? There was no internet then, so it might have taken a bit more studying to know that, but I'm confident most Jeopardy players in the 80s would have known that. Luckily these 3 fucking dumb pieces of rotten smelly shit were playing in 2023 where there is plenty of ways to know what everybody in history looks like.
It’s 2023 indeed: most people don’t know what the guys in Led Zeppelin looked like. It’s not relevant.
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