On Friday, we had you guess the names of those often in the media, going on nothing but their moniker. Here are the answers.

  • Media mogul: Rupert Murdoch
  • Labor elder statesmen: John Faulkner
  • Outspoken senator: Jacquie Lambie
  • Celebrity chef: Neil Perry
  • Preference whisperer: Glenn Druery
  • Colourful businessman: Geoffrey Edelsten
  • Breakfast TV guru: Adam Boland
  • Billionaire rag trader: Solomon Lew
  • Controversial unionist: Kathy Jackson
  • V8 living legend: Craig Lowndes
  • Disgraced sports scientist: Stephen Dank
  • Media doyenne: Ita Buttrose
  • Cash-strapped mining magnate: Nathan Tinkler (no not Clive Palmer!)
  • Outspoken MP: Bob Katter
  • Corrupt former Labor powerbroker: Eddie Obeid
  • Former Labor powerbroker: Graham Richardson
  • Coalition backbencher: Cory Bernardi
  • Cardboard king: Richard Pratt
  • Kings Cross nightclub entrepreneur: John Ibrahim
  • Disgraced detective: Roger Rogerson
  • Pyjama king: Peter Alexander
  • Union heavyweight: John Setka
  • Human headline: Derryn Hinch
  • Contrarian fund manager: Simon Marias
  • Rogue MP: Geoff Shaw
  • Shareholder activist: Stephen Mayne (everyone got this right – go figure)
  • Troubled actor: Matthew Newton
  • Celebrity accountant: Anthony Bell
  • Shock jock: Alan Jones
  • Top econocrat: Glenn Stevens
  • Media analyst: Steve Allen
  • Disgraced entertainer: Rolf Harris
  • First lady of racing: Gai Waterhouse
  • Cups King: Bart Cummings
  • Underworld figure: Mick Gatto
  • Casino mogul: James Packer
  • Celebrity agent: Max Markson
  • Pop diva: Kylie Minogue
  • Controversial contestent: Mark Holden
  • ALP factional dalek: Stephen Conroy
  • Ten news supremo: Peter Meakin
  • Sydney silk: Arthur Moses
  • Professional gambler: David Walsh
  • Controversial chief of staff: Rob Messenger (almost everyone said Peta Credlin for this — she wasn’t who we were thinking of, but it is a fair answer)

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