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#1 Mar 11 2018 at 1:11 AM Rating: Excellent
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So...we all know and love the movie Real Genius, right?
Start the following, totally SFW clip and freeze it the moment it starts.



Ok, so the poster on the door of the smoky, smoking girl(?). It seems I should know what that's from but my Google-fu is weak and I can't for the life of me identify it. My brain is telling me it's from an album cover or otherwise related to music (for some reason I'm thinking the punk genre), i.e. an advert for a band and I tried some searching using likely parameters but that's run to a dead end. I also know that the movie contains a crapload of references/Easter eggs that relate to Caltech, but I haven' gleaned anything from that angle, either.

Help me out, people.
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#2 Mar 11 2018 at 11:22 AM Rating: Excellent
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Couldn't find anything using several search strings. The "No Smoking" on top makes me think it's just one of the many artsy anti-smoking posters from that era being hung on the door ironically.
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#3 Mar 12 2018 at 7:25 AM Rating: Excellent
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Now I'll be looking for it all day. Thanks a lot.
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#4 Mar 12 2018 at 12:32 PM Rating: Excellent
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I spent a little time over the weekend, with zero luck.
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#5 Mar 12 2018 at 4:27 PM Rating: Good
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Various searches of "white haired" "pale" "woman" "smoking" "poster" etc... yielded a lot of half naked smoking women.

No crazy eyed smoking woman poster though.
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#6 Mar 12 2018 at 9:40 PM Rating: Good
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Huh. I always thought that was a graffiti'd poster of Einstein.
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#7 Mar 12 2018 at 10:37 PM Rating: Excellent
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Debalic wrote:
Huh. I always thought that was a graffiti'd poster of Einstein.
I got the Einstein vibe off that image as well.Smiley: laugh
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Last week, I saw a guy with an eyepatch and a gold monocle and pointed him out to Flea as one of the most awesome things I've seen, ever. If I had an eyepatch and a gold monocle, I'd always dress up as Mr. Peanut but with a hook hand and a parrot.
#8 Mar 12 2018 at 11:17 PM Rating: Good
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Various searches of "white haired" "pale" "woman" "smoking" "poster" etc... yielded a lot of half naked smoking women.
Yeah. That cut the search short at work.Smiley: frown
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Last week, I saw a guy with an eyepatch and a gold monocle and pointed him out to Flea as one of the most awesome things I've seen, ever. If I had an eyepatch and a gold monocle, I'd always dress up as Mr. Peanut but with a hook hand and a parrot.
#9 Mar 13 2018 at 7:50 AM Rating: Good
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TirithRR wrote:
Various searches of "white haired" "pale" "woman" "smoking" "poster" etc... yielded a lot of half naked smoking women.
I used Bing. Wouldn't suggest it if you work somewhere people can see your monitor.
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#10 Mar 13 2018 at 11:11 AM Rating: Excellent
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I found out there was a poster contest for "Real Genius", which I did not know. And that you can buy a "Real Genius" poster on Amazon.
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#11 Mar 13 2018 at 11:16 AM Rating: Excellent
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I'm doggedly searching for "smoking hot white women" but just can't find the poster. I'm not about to stop trying though.
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