Lighter Side of News (Apr. 28, 2017) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

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


Quiz Description

More quizzing.

Full Results:

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1 Kloefkorn 465 98 15
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2 MyrowitzJ 430 96 15
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3 gregariouschinchilla 428 93 00
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4 HowellT3 399 91 15
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5 ChrisRosenberg 396 89 15
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6 AdelmanM 383 86 15
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7 KPope 380 84 15
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8 CoenM 374 81 15
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9 Nicole 369 79 15
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10 BarthR 357 76 15
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11 ElendilPickle 353 74 15
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12 helene 351 71 00
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13 HightB 331 69 00
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14 akambour 325 65 15
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14 RautY 325 65 15
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16 AllardM 315 62 00
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17 rouquinne 313 59 15
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18 Crow-T-Robot 305 57 00
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19 GrahamJ 302 54 00
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20 MoyseyC 268 50 00
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20 ChengB 268 50 00
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20 HumbabaORiley 268 50 00
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23 quarterrican 255 45 00
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24 Vintsanity 242 42 15
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25 PorkChop 235 40 15
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26 Vendy12 231 37 00
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30 KleinJ 206 26 00
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32 JudyD 202 23 00
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34 casketromance 192 18 15
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35 DoyleE 135 15 00
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Questions:

What veteran southern rock musician, in addition to being 'no angel', denied rumors that he has entered hospice care after cancelling a series of concert dates?

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Gregg Allman

In the movie box office race this week, the film "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" made a surprisingly strong showing with a $7.5 million weekend gross. What nation is this film from?

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India

With the #1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. the Cleveland Browns selected Myles Garrett from Texas A&M. What position does Garret play?

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Defensive End

What is the surname of the married couple seen in this image?

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Gaines

So we are already a month into the MLB baseball season. What team has the best record in the MLB (as of April 28) at 16 wins and 6 losses?

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Washington Nationals

What letter fills in this headline from the Broadway World website - "Amazon Greenlights Second Season of Christina Ricci-Led __: The Beginning of Everything"?

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Z

So, the tennis question about Maria Sharapova last week stumped most of you. Here's your chance for tennis trivia redemption. What Romanian tennis legend, nicknamed the "Bucharest Buffoon" and "Nasty" had a very eventful time this week which led to his removal as Romanian Federation Cup captain, as a result of such acts as: reducing British player Johanna Konta to tears after hurling epithets at her; being physically removed by security out of the tennis stadium; insulting a reporter; and making a racially charged comment about Serena Williams' unborn baby?

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Ilie Nastase

What country music singer dropped her new single titled "Life's About to Get Good" this week, from her first album of new material in 15 years?

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Shania Twain

Seen here is an image of the cast from what 20 year old film, who reunited this week to play that one big pop music hit that they are known for?

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That Thing You Do!

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled "Jay People". Let's start with a very famous 'Jay' - Jay Leno. It was announced that the television series "Jay Leno's Garage" will be renewed for a third season in 2017. What cable station broadcasts "Jay Leno's Garage"?

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CNBC

What event, the cumulative result of changing consumer habits and multi-billion dollar contractual obligations, adversely affected over 100 individuals this week, including such "Jay" people as: Jay Crawford, Jayson Stark and Jaymee Sire?

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Layoffs at ESPN

Finally, what film released this Friday, starring Eugenio Derbez and Salma Hayek, has nothing to with enhanced appreciation of dead languages?

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How to be a Latin Lover