Lighter Side of News (Jan. 13, 2016) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Quiz Description

Another one.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 45 58 55 50 80 38 75 73 73 50 20 68
1 Kloefkorn 506 98 15
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15
15
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80
15
15
75
15
15
73
15
15
15
68
2 VenguswamyK 487 96 15
15
58
15
15
00
15
15
15
73
15
73
15
50
15
15
68
3 MyrowitzJ 461 93 00
15
15
55
00
15
80
00
15
15
15
73
15
50
15
15
68
4 AlvarezStrangHilda 446 91 15
00
15
55
15
15
80
00
15
00
15
73
15
50
00
15
68
5 Rhea428 426 88 15
00
15
55
00
15
15
38
15
75
00
15
73
15
50
15
15
6 DoyleE 396 86 15
45
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58
00
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50
15
80
00
00
00
15
73
00
00
15
7 GrahamJ 366 83 00
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00
15
15
80
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38
00
15
73
00
15
50
15
20
00
8 ChengB 358 81 15
15
15
55
00
00
15
38
15
75
00
00
15
50
15
20
15
9 GuessonGuessonGuess 336 77 00
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58
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15
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00
00
00
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15
73
00
15
50
15
15
9 MoyseyC 336 77 15
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15
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55
15
00
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38
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73
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15
20
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11 GoodmanDL 333 73 15
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55
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50
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00
15
73
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15
50
15
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12 HoH 321 71 15
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00
00
00
00
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38
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75
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73
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15
00
13 ElendilPickle 313 68 15
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15
58
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55
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15
80
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00
00
00
00
00
15
00
14 Vintsanity 309 66 15
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15
58
00
00
00
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38
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15
73
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00
15
20
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15 ChrisRosenberg 306 63 15
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58
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55
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38
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20
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16 quarterrican 301 61 15
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17 CoenM 293 58 15
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18 mellyjo 278 56 15
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68
19 Commodore 276 52 00
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19 IvixorB 276 52 00
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73
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73
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21 RautY 273 48 00
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75
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73
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22 AmmermanA 263 46 00
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68
23 DangerussW 253 43 15
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73
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24 Crow-T-Robot 249 41 00
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25 YuC 243 38 15
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26 PolinskyL 241 36 15
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27 rouquinne 225 33 00
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28 DBrick 218 31 00
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29 Vendy12 210 28 15
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30 felsenheldd 188 26 15
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20
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31 lorijane 183 23 00
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68
32 HightB 153 18 00
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32 McClellanS 153 18 00
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38
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20
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32 MatherV 153 18 00
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35 JCEurovision 143 13 00
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36 JJA 115 11 15
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37 LashleyM 103 8 00
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38 MangaserA 75 6 15
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39 DouglasLovesVixey 0 2 00
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39 AdamKing 0 2 00
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Questions:

OK, the Golden Globe Awards were last Sunday, how many awards did "La La Land" win?

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7

Last weekend, Justin Thomas won the first PGA Tour event of calendar year 2017 the "Hyundai Tournament of Champions" in Hawaii. On what Hawaiian island is the tournament played at?

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Maui

What star of the television series "Quantico" was hospitalized this week due to an on set accident?

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Priyanka Chopra

For nostalgia's sake, a tour of 80s "hair" bands was just announced this week for a series of concerts this Summer. Name one of the bands to headline this tour?

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Def Leppard, Poison, Tesla

According to Meryl Streep, who was born in the type of structure seen here?

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Viola Davis

FIFA just announced that starting in the year 2026, the size of the field in the men's World Cup finals will expand from the current 32 teams to how many teams?

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48

The latest "Underworld" film starring Kate Beckinsale was released this week. Along with the word "Underworld" what other two words appear in the title of this most recent installment?

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Blood Wars

What veteran basketball player, nicknamed the "Red Mamba", announced his retirement this week after playing in the NBA for 12 seasons?

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Matt Bonner

Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert currently have the Billboard Hot 100 #1 song in the nation. What is the title of this song?

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Bad and Boujee

Our mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is: "Maury Povich". Here we go. It was recently revealed that Maury Povich along with television and radio personality Tony Kornheiser recently bought Chad's bar and restaurant which is located in the Friendship Heights neighborhood in what major city?

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Washington, D.C.

The image seen here mocks the new logo of what organization?

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Los Angeles Chargers

Actress Ashley Judd recently sent out a tweet that criticized the default yellow coloring of what Japanese creation?

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Emojis