Lighter Side of News (Jan. 20, 2016) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

Rhea428


Quiz Description

I swear I will keep this one "lighter side".

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 28 52 42 77 56 68 87 14 59 38 17 56
1 Kloefkorn 497 98 15
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77
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87
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59
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38
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15
56
2 Rhea428 401 96 15
28
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42
00
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56
15
15
87
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15
15
38
00
15
3 MyrowitzJ 392 94 15
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15
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77
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56
00
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87
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14
00
15
38
00
00
4 heystephen 381 91 15
00
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42
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56
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87
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59
00
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17
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5 RaygorJ 375 89 15
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87
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59
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38
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56
6 Nicole 347 87 15
28
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52
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77
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56
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00
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14
00
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15
15
7 KashyapN 344 84 15
28
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52
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15
00
00
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59
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38
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17
15
8 quarterrican 336 82 15
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52
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77
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56
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00
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00
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17
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9 MoyseyC 329 80 15
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52
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59
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38
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17
00
10 LackC 327 77 15
28
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00
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56
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68
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38
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17
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11 HoH 322 75 15
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52
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42
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56
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14
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38
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12 Vendy12 316 73 15
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68
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59
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38
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17
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13 Crow-T-Robot 311 70 00
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77
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68
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59
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14 KreitzerJ 309 68 15
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77
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59
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38
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17
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15 PruettC 307 66 00
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42
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16 ChengB 304 60 15
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42
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68
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59
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16 GrahamJ 304 60 15
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68
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16 rouquinne 304 60 15
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87
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38
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16 akambour 304 60 15
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42
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20 EverettJ 283 54 15
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21 VenguswamyK 278 52 00
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42
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77
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22 casketromance 275 50 15
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42
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38
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23 felsenheldd 274 47 15
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59
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24 RautY 267 45 00
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25 FrankensteinP 247 43 15
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26 IvixorB 244 40 15
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27 ChrisRosenberg 242 38 15
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28 MatherV 231 36 15
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29 Vintsanity 229 33 15
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30 SlickRick87 228 31 15
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31 RalliP 220 29 15
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32 ElendilPickle 211 26 00
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33 AdamKing 206 24 00
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34 JJA 200 22 00
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35 mellyjo 196 19 00
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36 BringMoreLegos 176 17 15
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37 AllardM 175 15 15
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38 Tarn 149 12 00
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39 AmmermanA 119 10 15
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40 HumbabaORiley 118 8 00
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41 McClellanS 75 5 15
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42 ScrosatiS 53 3 00
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43 DouglasLovesVixey 0 1 00
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Questions:

Lets start out with a little football. What team set a new NFL playoff record with six field goals this past weekend?

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Pittsburgh Steelers

Actors Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons recently announced their engagement. On what television series did both appear on together?

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Fargo

Pictures have appeared showing actor Bryan Cranston dressed as the character Zordon. For what film, based on a television series, is this for?

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Power Rangers

Well, at the risk of inspiring snarky BWA attempts, the tweet seen here alludes to what news story from the past week?

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The closing of Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus

According to a story from the E! News website, what very much in demand actor needs to make a return appearance on the television sitcom "Mom"?

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Chris Pratt

So we are well into the NBA season. What player, as of Jan. 18, 2017, leads the NBA in scoring so far this season? Note: same player leads in total points and average points per game.

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Russell Westbrook

OK, lets see if anybody is paying any attention to country music. What artist currently has the #1 Billboard Hot Country song with "Blue Ain't Your Color"?

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Keith Urban

The image seen here is from the poster of what film?

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Hidden Figures

In what major international city could you find such alliteratively named women as Ying-Ying Duan, Kiki Bertens and Coco Vandeweghe this past week?

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Melbourne, Australia

The mini-theme this week is: "Honors". In show business few have attained the EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony). What new Netflix series, based on a 1970s sitcom, features EGOT winner Rita Moreno?

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One Day at a Time

The 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame class was announced this week. Name one of the retired players to be inducted.

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Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez

Finally, it was just announced that Adele will perform at this year's Grammy Awards. At what Los Angeles venue will the Grammy Awards be held at?

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Staples Center