Lighter Side of News (Dec. 30, 2016) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

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


Quiz Description

Happy New Year everybody!

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 59 43 54 24 40 24 59 70 33 33 38 58
1 Kloefkorn 464 99 15
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2 MyrowitzJ 410 97 00
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3 EverettJ 371 95 15
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4 LackC 369 93 00
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5 HolstJ 363 91 15
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6 gregariouschinchilla 362 88 15
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6 HoH 362 88 15
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6 quarterrican 362 88 15
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9 Rhea428 361 84 00
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10 RobinJRichards 358 83 15
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11 IvixorB 355 80 15
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11 PruettC 355 80 15
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13 BellA 353 77 00
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14 jveditz 352 75 00
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15 McClellanS 351 74 15
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16 ChengB 348 72 00
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17 MoyseyC 344 70 00
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18 GoodmanDL 343 68 15
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19 felsenheldd 340 66 15
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20 DoyleE 337 64 15
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20 RautY 337 64 15
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22 AmmermanA 332 61 15
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23 casketromance 317 59 00
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24 WroblewskiE 316 58 00
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25 AllardM 315 56 00
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26 ChloeDenmark 310 53 00
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26 ElendilPickle 310 53 00
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28 MatherV 303 50 15
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29 ChrisRosenberg 302 49 00
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30 JJA 293 47 15
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31 AdamKing 290 45 15
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32 Vintsanity 287 42 00
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32 DangerussW 287 42 00
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34 Timm 278 40 15
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35 KonkelT 275 38 15
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36 VenguswamyK 270 36 00
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37 YuC 268 34 00
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38 GrahamJ 263 33 00
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39 mellyjo 251 31 15
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40 Matto 250 29 00
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41 EggCzar 248 27 00
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42 Tarn 235 25 00
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43 PolinskyL 230 24 00
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44 ScrosatiS 229 22 00
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45 MatthewPearson 228 19 00
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45 BeningoS 228 19 00
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47 RubensteinM 213 16 00
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48 Nekton 212 15 15
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49 MercureT 211 13 00
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50 RichmondJ 198 11 00
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51 HightB 193 9 00
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52 lorijane 186 8 00
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53 Vendy12 185 5 15
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53 orwant 185 5 00
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55 PorkChop 171 2 00
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56 ClarksonB 0 1 00
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Questions:

The name of what gay British pop singer who was popular during the 1980s has been marked over in this tweet?

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Boy George (sorry, could not resist asking this one)

This past Sunday (Christmas Day) Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Dontari Poe at 346 lbs. became to the heaviest man in NFL history to perform what feat? (be specific)

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Throw a touchdown pass

According to showrunner Alex Gansa, what television series set to begin it's sixth season in two weeks will address "a key Brody question"?

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Homeland

What animated film made it's debut this weekend to finish #2 in the box office race grossing over $35 million?

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Sing

There is a post on social media that is going sort of viral. It reads: ""After a long plane ride, let me just crouch in stilettos, put the fear of God in my older child while holding my younger on my legs -- in a dress and hat in front of foreign dignitaries -- and then gracefully stand up without falling over..." Said no man ever"" What woman is seen in the image that accompanies this post?

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton)

What boy band topped Forbes' list of highest earning celebrities in Europe for 2016?

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One Direction

OK, time to see who are the real UFC fans out there. Who did Ronda Rousey fight on Friday night? (edited at 6:11 am, December 31, 2016 (PST))

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Amanda Nunes

The image seen here is from what highly anticipated film that will be released nationwide in January?

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Silence

What college sports team extended its win streak to 87 games with a win over Maryland on Thursday?

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U. of Connecticut women's basketball

This week's mini-theme is called "website's and website founders". Here it is. What iconic 1980s hip-hop act recently sued Amazon.com for copyright infringement of it's brand?

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Run-DMC

Why was Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian being written about on sports related websites this week?

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He got engaged to Serena Williams

Finally, what singer will be singing as the ball drops at time square during "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve with Ryan Seacrest"?

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Mariah Carey