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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-20-10 04:20 PM
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13. Does the joke have something to do with the Items Jesus is holding?
Looks like a hammer and a playing card.
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  -Hello, DUers! Here's your Friday Afternoon Challenge Question! CTyankee  Aug-20-10 03:58 PM   #0 
  - In the lower right  gratuitous   Aug-20-10 04:00 PM   #1 
  - No, not Donatello...  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:03 PM   #3 
  - A little further to the right  hamsterjill   Aug-20-10 04:12 PM   #10 
     - OMG, you are right! That makes TWO jokes in this work!  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:22 PM   #15 
  - K&R - I never know but am always interested to see the answer. nt  gateley   Aug-20-10 04:01 PM   #2 
  - At least it's kinda cool to look at!  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:05 PM   #4 
  - Thank you for these challenges, CTyankee.  Pathwalker   Aug-20-10 04:06 PM   #5 
  - Thanks, I have fun doing them! nt  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:32 PM   #23 
  - Is anyone going to St Yves with seven wives?  YOY   Aug-20-10 04:06 PM   #6 
  - Ya know, it is reminiscent of Canterbury Tales...  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:09 PM   #8 
     - That's not's an old riddle.  YOY   Aug-20-10 04:13 PM   #11 
        - Yes, you are right...thanks for the correction!  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:18 PM   #12 
        - Only "I" is going to St. Ives,  AnotherDreamWeaver   Aug-20-10 05:16 PM   #61 
  - Some kind of inversion of social order  EFerrari   Aug-20-10 04:08 PM   #7 
  - This is pre Renaissance, which is why it has been largely neglected by art  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:12 PM   #9 
     - Right. The funny thing about the Renaissance  EFerrari   Aug-20-10 04:24 PM   #19 
        - I really think this work is firmly rooted in the Gothic...probably the Italian or Trecento  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:29 PM   #20 
  - Does the joke have something to do with the Items Jesus is holding?  blogslut   Aug-20-10 04:20 PM   #13 
  - No.  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:23 PM   #16 
  - Interesting painting  Duer 157099   Aug-20-10 04:22 PM   #14 
  - The "journey" you describe is part of the basic idea of this painting...  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:24 PM   #18 
     - Is it some sort of commentary about the Church standing between  Duer 157099   Aug-20-10 04:30 PM   #21 
        - No, if anything the EXACT opposite!  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:34 PM   #25 
  - Your father wears full length dresses!  Renew Deal   Aug-20-10 04:23 PM   #17 
  - Damn.  Wilber_Stool   Aug-20-10 04:32 PM   #22 
  - Yeah, kinda...a medieval one at that! However, the joke is NOT in identifying  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:33 PM   #24 
  - The War in Heaven as seen by Stephen Colbert?  EFerrari   Aug-20-10 04:35 PM   #26 
  - If he is Roman Catholic, he'd have a guess...  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:36 PM   #27 
     - Like Christmas, because the throne is empty?  EFerrari   Aug-20-10 04:38 PM   #29 
  - HINT: the joke has to do with one group of identifiable people. nt  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:38 PM   #28 
  - Cappellone degli Spagnoli.  Call Me Wesley   Aug-20-10 04:38 PM   #30 
  - but the joke here?  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:44 PM   #34 
     - I edited:  Call Me Wesley   Aug-20-10 04:45 PM   #37 
        - nope...  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:46 PM   #39 
           - Hmmm ... the Non-Christians portrayed there?  Call Me Wesley   Aug-20-10 04:52 PM   #47 
              - no, there is a reference to Jews but it is more pointed to their enlightenment...nt  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 05:04 PM   #53 
                 - Have to abstain, because of late time here.  Call Me Wesley   Aug-20-10 05:06 PM   #55 
  - Why are all the priests, nuns, Pope, church all squished into the left hand corner  nc4bo   Aug-20-10 04:40 PM   #31 
  - The higher up you go, the fewer prelates there are. nt  EFerrari   Aug-20-10 04:41 PM   #32 
     - So I guess they lost their free pass to heaven?  nc4bo   Aug-20-10 04:43 PM   #33 
        - Seems to be instructional...nt  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:44 PM   #36 
        - So it seems if you believe in God alone and not in "the church"  nc4bo   Aug-20-10 04:49 PM   #43 
           - Oh, no! Oh,dear...nt  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:51 PM   #46 
              - I know, I know.  nc4bo   Aug-20-10 04:53 PM   #48 
        - Clergy were notorious consumers of the 7 deadlies  EFerrari   Aug-20-10 04:47 PM   #40 
           - Four of them are in one of the middle panels...check out the lady with the monkey.  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:50 PM   #44 
           - True. Nothing like hiding your sins or validating your sinful ways than behind a cross. nt  nc4bo   Aug-20-10 04:51 PM   #45 
  - My google-fu has found the artist, but I've yet to figure out the joke  petronius   Aug-20-10 04:44 PM   #35 
  - eventually, you will...  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:45 PM   #38 
  - "Suffer the little children to come unto me"?  Duer 157099   Aug-20-10 04:47 PM   #41 
  - I don't think the priests in this work are "not helping" folks get into heaven.  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 04:49 PM   #42 
     - Yes, now I get it. They are PUSHING them, against their will, in  Duer 157099   Aug-20-10 04:54 PM   #50 
        - Is that why the man in the lower right corner has his hands over his ears?  nc4bo   Aug-20-10 04:56 PM   #51 
  - Is the joke about the Dominicans being portrayed as dogs?  Duer 157099   Aug-20-10 04:53 PM   #49 
  - In what way, Charlie?  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 05:03 PM   #52 
  - Because God spelled backwards is Dog?  Duer 157099   Aug-20-10 05:12 PM   #58 
  - Do you know Latin?  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 05:15 PM   #60 
     - Not really but I suppose it doesn't translate n/t  Duer 157099   Aug-20-10 05:16 PM   #62 
  - Domini-Canes?  Call Me Wesley   Aug-20-10 05:15 PM   #59 
     - You MADE it to the finish line! Congrats, Wes!  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 05:17 PM   #63 
        - My, I'm pretty familiar with Dominicans, but you made it way hard. ;)  Call Me Wesley   Aug-20-10 05:25 PM   #70 
  - It's a play on the name of the order: Dominican/ Domini Canes/Cani (latin) - dogs of the lord  Solly Mack   Aug-20-10 05:20 PM   #66 
  - Yep, sorta shepherding them up to heaven (one way or another)...nt  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 05:21 PM   #68 
     - and that woman isn't scratching her butt..she's hiding papers  Solly Mack   Aug-20-10 05:23 PM   #69 
  - Domini canes?  damntexdem   Aug-20-10 05:26 PM   #71 
  - Is that a bearded lady in there?  End Of The Road   Aug-20-10 05:05 PM   #54 
  - No, that's a guy. I think he's "Pride."  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 05:08 PM   #56 
     - Pretty wussy hat he's wearing!  End Of The Road   Aug-20-10 05:11 PM   #57 
        - See above...all done...go back to work now...  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 05:19 PM   #65 
           - Nah -- I had to google Dominican Habit to see if it looked like the dogs!  End Of The Road   Aug-20-10 05:26 PM   #72 
              - Yeah, well, the black and white thing...  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 06:00 PM   #74 
  - Does it have something to do with the 7 deadly sins?  Pathwalker   Aug-20-10 05:18 PM   #64 
  - There is so much going on in this thing that it is hard to find one thing!  CTyankee   Aug-20-10 05:20 PM   #67 
  - The four seated people on the middle right are identified as  CTyankee   Aug-21-10 06:59 AM   #75 
  - The guy in the white hoodie left his pants at home?  AnotherDreamWeaver   Aug-20-10 05:39 PM   #73 

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