Lighter Side of News (Apr. 14, 2017) by HallR

Champion(s):

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


Runner(s)-Up:

Kloefkorn


Quiz Description

Good Friday, here's another quiz.

Full Results:

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1 MyrowitzJ 484 98 15
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2 Kloefkorn 481 95 15
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3 quarterrican 422 92 15
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4 jveditz 415 89 15
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5 HoH 413 86 00
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6 LorinBurte 406 83 15
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7 gregariouschinchilla 404 80 00
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8 DoyleE 388 77 00
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9 BarthR 362 73 15
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9 ChengB 362 73 00
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11 TerrieV 347 69 15
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12 rouquinne 339 64 15
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12 MoyseyC 339 64 00
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14 Tarn 335 60 00
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15 Rhea428 302 57 00
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16 GrahamJ 294 54 00
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18 RautY 288 48 00
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19 garrybl 264 44 00
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21 Crow-T-Robot 243 39 15
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22 BednarczukJ 219 33 00
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31 ChrisRosenberg 68 10 00
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32 WeaverR 51 5 00
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Questions:

You probably have heard about Dr. David Dao by now, the man who was dragged off of that United Airlines plane. Lets see how many of you have went deeper into the story. Over the years Dao has made $234,000 engaging in what specific non-medical activity?

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Poker

The NHL playoffs started this week. Name one of the four teams that are #1 seeds as a result of winning their respective divisions.

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Montreal Canadiens, Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks

What film currently in theaters is being promoted with the Fast and Furious parodying tagline on posters: "2 Slow. 2 Grumpy."?

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Going In Style

What television news personality has been at the center of speculation that her return to television after several months away from the spotlight will be with an interview of Russian president Vladimir Putin?

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Megyn Kelly

Seen here is a still from a YouTube video featuring high school student Jacob Staudemaier. What woman is Staudenmaier addressing in this video?

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Emma Stone

Spanish race car driver Fernando Alonso committed this week to driving in the Indianapolis 500 this year, which means that Alonso will have to miss another famous and prestigious race held in what specific geographical location?

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Monaco

What recording artist has the current Billboard 200 #1 album in the U.S. with his latest collection titled "More Life"?

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Drake

A woman named Kelsey Plum made news on Thursday night for what reason?

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Number one pick in the WNBA draft

Seen here are stills from separate videos/films that are at the center of a plagiarism controversy that erupted this week. These stills have been cropped to exclude what type of entertainers?

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Clowns

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Movies & People that film critics do NOT like." Here it is. Of the following films, which one has a tomatometer score BELOW 50% from the website Rotten Tomatoes: The Fate of the Furious, Kong Skull Island, Smurfs the Lost Village, The Case for Christ, or The Lost City of Z?

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Smurfs: The Lost Village

Last week's quiz asked about the active love life of David Spade. Spade was in Hawaii as part of a comedy tour featuring what two friends who were also once cast members of Saturday Night Live? (need to name BOTH)

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Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider

Sergio Garcia finally won a major golf championship with his Masters win last Sunday. How many major championships had Garcia played in before winning the Masters? (will accept within 10 in either direction)

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73 (accept between 63 to 83)