Lighter Side of News (Jan. 6, 2016) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

Rhea428


Quiz Description

New year, new quiz.

Full Results:

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1 Kloefkorn 489 98 15
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2 Rhea428 460 96 15
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3 MyrowitzJ 415 94 15
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4 gregariouschinchilla 357 92 15
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5 MoyseyC 350 89 15
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6 Flyingmnky 338 87 15
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7 Jon 336 85 15
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8 AdelmanM 328 82 00
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9 HightB 323 80 00
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10 GuessonGuessonGuess 320 78 15
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11 Tarn 312 76 15
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12 CoenM 295 72 15
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12 RobinJRichards 295 72 00
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14 DangerussW 286 69 15
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15 jveditz 264 67 15
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16 twarner50 262 64 15
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17 KleinJ 260 62 15
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18 FrankensteinP 247 60 15
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19 rouquinne 245 57 15
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20 ElendilPickle 232 54 15
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20 HoH 232 54 15
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22 Vintsanity 228 51 00
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Questions:

The lineup for the 2017 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was announced this week. Name one of the headline acts set to perform.

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Radiohead, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar (for other answers, will Google to doublecheck)

Other than "hasta la vista baby" and "get to the chopper", what is Arnold Schwarzenegger's new catch phrase as the host of "The New Celebrity Apprentice"?

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You're Terminated

The 2017 College Football National Championship game takes place on Monday. In what city is the game being played?

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Tampa

Marvel recently announce that plans are underway for a _____ vs. _____ film that will in involve what two superheroes squaring off against each other?

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Hulk, Thor

Hip hop artists Chris Brown and Soulja Boy have been in a long standing feud with each other. This March they plan on settling the feud with what type of event?

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Boxing match

What is the teenager in the maroon sweater doing in this photo?

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Dabbing

The annual NHL Winter Classic was played again this week. Name one of the two teams that competed.

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St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks

What supermodel recently revealed that she had experienced an attack in 2012 that was very similar to the one that happened to Kim Kardashian in Paris?

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Naomi Campbell

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story continues to clean up at the box office. To the nearest $100 million, how much (US dollars) has Rogue One grossed world wide, so far as of January 6, 2017?

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$838 million (so will accept $800 million)

OK, our mini theme for this week is titled: "Hotels & Luggage". Here we go. The 74th Golden Globe Awards is on Sunday. At what specific hotel is the ceremony held at?

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Beverly Hilton

What NASCAR driver married his longtime fiancée Amy Reimann on New Year's Eve, only to later experience a lost luggage snafu by Delta Airlines on the way to the honeymoon?

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Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

The name of what person has been marked over in this tweet?

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Mariah Carey (I got some funny responses to #12 from last week)