Lighter Side of News (Nov. 4, 2016) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

MyrowitzJ
The smartest part of me will always be my ass.


Quiz Description

Here is the weekly quiz.

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 10 70 45 43 55 78 45 50 43 30 58 63
1 Kloefkorn 443 98 15
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2 MyrowitzJ 441 96 15
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3 Sett11 389 93 15
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4 Steve 376 91 00
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5 CoenM 368 88 15
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6 EverettJ 366 86 15
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7 jveditz 363 83 15
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8 RautY 359 81 15
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9 CainM 353 78 15
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10 AdamKing 344 76 00
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11 EdwardsT 341 73 15
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12 Vendy12 321 70 15
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12 FriedewaldR 321 70 15
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14 OBrienJ 309 66 15
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15 HightB 306 63 15
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16 ElendilPickle 301 61 15
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17 helitzur 296 58 15
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18 KonkelT 294 56 15
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19 Nicole 283 53 15
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20 MatherV 280 51 15
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21 Jeffurry 278 48 15
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22 MoyseyC 276 46 15
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23 AllardM 268 43 15
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24 Commodore 261 41 15
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25 MatthewsP 248 38 15
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26 KingJA 245 36 15
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27 Ekherndon 238 33 15
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28 VenguswamyK 236 30 00
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28 HoH 236 30 15
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30 twarner50 234 26 15
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31 WalkerAJ 233 23 15
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32 RobinJRichards 221 21 15
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33 ChrisRosenberg 206 18 15
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34 FrostL 203 16 15
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35 Tarn 175 13 15
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36 KleinJ 130 10 15
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36 GrahamJ 130 10 15
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38 JJA 128 6 00
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39 RichmondJ 95 3 15
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40 BregantJessie 85 1 15
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Questions:

So the Cubs did it! First World Series win in 108 years with a dramatic exra-innings Game 7 win! Lets not make this too hard. Just to see if you paid attention. Name a Chicago Cubs player who had a hit during Game 7 of the World Series.

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(several players)

Who is the actual person seen here under the makeup?

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Katy Perry

Speaking of Hillary and Halloween costumes, actress Hilary Duff's boyfriend caused some controversy by dressing as a Native American chief for Halloween. What did Duff go as?

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Pilgrim

Continuing this thread of provocative and inflammatory apparel, what specific article of clothing did actor Jon Hamm wear to Game 3 of the World Series that many people seated around him may have found highly offensive?

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St. Louis Cardinals ballcap

This week, a performance by what entity was cancelled due to the sprinkling of a powder that was suspected to be human ashes?

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New York Metropolitan Opera ("The Met")

The women's tennis season came to a conclusion this week at the WTA Finals, won by Dominika Cibulkova (singles), which was held in what Asian city?

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Singapore

Actress Meghan Markle currently plays Rachel Zane on the USA Network drama "Suits". On that basis alone she kept a rather low profile. However, media attention and Google searches of her have recently skyrocketed for what reason?

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Romantically linked with Prince Harry

The image seen here alludes to a new film that is set during what historic event?

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World War II (Okinawa accepted) (edited at 7:06 pm, November 4, 2016 (EDT))

The Country Music Association (CMA) awards were held this week in Nashville. Name one of the co-hosts of the ceremony?

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Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood

This week's mini-theme for questions #10 & #11 is actually a mystery theme, let's see if you can figure it out: What Cleveland Indians first baseman did not change his life to better suit the mood of Chicago Cubs fans by hitting a Spanish Harlem Mona Lisa masterpiece of a home run during Game 4 of the World Series?

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Carlos Santana

Though Liv Moore is a zombie, she might not act just like the ocean under the moon in the current CW series iZombie, which was created by what television writer and producer?

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Rob Thomas

To finish: What city this week celebrated the 50th anniversary since it was first awarded a major sports franchise? The particular date of this award, November 1, 1966, may be of significance.

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New Orleans (on All-Saints Day)