Lighter Side of News (Feb. 17, 2016) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

bev48
From possibility to actuality


Quiz Description

More this week.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 58 74 24 35 43 50 48 66 48 79 82 32
1 Kloefkorn 464 98 15
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2 bev48 419 96 15
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3 MyrowitzJ 412 93 15
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4 ElendilPickle 370 90 15
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5 RobinJRichards 367 88 15
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6 casketromance 365 85 15
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48
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7 akambour 329 82 15
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48
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79
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8 BringMoreLegos 326 80 00
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9 DangerussW 325 77 00
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10 rouquinne 312 75 15
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11 HessJa 310 72 15
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12 GoodmanDL 302 69 15
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13 HightB 300 67 15
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14 DoyleE 291 64 00
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15 MatherV 279 61 15
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16 HoH 277 59 00
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17 MoyseyC 271 56 00
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18 twarner50 266 53 00
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19 ChengB 259 51 00
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20 GrahamJ 256 48 00
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21 JJA 244 44 00
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21 quarterrican 244 44 00
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23 jamietoon 239 40 15
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24 BeningoS 238 38 00
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25 AdamKing 220 35 00
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26 Crow-T-Robot 218 32 00
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27 Vendy12 217 30 00
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28 McClellanS 212 27 00
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29 IvixorB 201 25 00
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30 VenguswamyK 186 22 15
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31 Bup 177 19 15
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32 ChrisRosenberg 175 17 00
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33 RautY 162 14 00
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34 felsenheldd 161 11 15
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35 mellyjo 160 9 00
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36 Vintsanity 155 6 00
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37 lorijane 89 3 00
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38 DouglasLovesVixey 39 1 00
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Questions:

What longtime singer/guitarist, known for such hits as "Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo," was charged for taking a loaded handgun on his carry-on bag at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta this past week? The handgun was a Cal-Tech 380 and not his infamous namesake pistol.

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Rick Derringer

So, UFC held it's latest pay per view event last week, held at Brooklyn's Barclay's Center, titled "UFC ____". What number fills in the blank? Will accept within 5 either way.

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208 (accept 203 to 213)

Fans of the game Monopoly have voted to "kill off" what iconic token which has been part of the game for more than 80 years?

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Thimble
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Cee Lo Green

Regis Philbin recently revealed, in an interview with Larry King, that he hasn't spoken to what person in the last 7 years? (Note: Evidence points that Regis' memory may have been failing him in his answer) (edited at 12:40 pm, February 17, 2017 (EST))

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Kelly Ripa

The "Lego Batman Movie" was released this past week. What character is voiced by Ralph Fiennes in the film?

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Alfred Pennyworth

As of February 13, 2017, what university/team is currently #1 in the AP NCAA men's basketball rankings?

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Gonzaga

In what nation was this photo taken in?

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Great Britain, U.K. (BAFTAs)

Last week's quiz asked about the specific breed of dog owned by George & Amal Clooney. This week's quiz will again ask you to name a dog breed. The 141st Westminster Kennel Club dog show concluded this week. The prize for Best in Show was won by a dog named "Rumor". What breed of dog is Rumor?

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German Shepherd

This week's mini-theme is a mystery theme. Good luck figuring out what it is. Here we go. What game are these kids playing?

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Simon

What woman this week revealed in front of a live television audience that she is married to the father of her 4 year old son, Mr. Konecki?

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Adele ("Simon" is the theme)

Let's finish with a hockey question. What NHL star notched his 1,000th point oh Thursday night, becoming the 86th player to reach the milestone?

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Sidney Crosby