Lighter Side of News (Jun. 2, 2017) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

Not 2, but 3 photo questions this week.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 33 19 19 23 64 56 64 70 58 25 41 72
1 Kloefkorn 500 98 15
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64
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56
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70
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58
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72
2 gregariouschinchilla 416 96 15
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64
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56
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70
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72
3 MoyseyC 406 94 15
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23
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56
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64
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41
15
72
4 rouquinne 387 92 00
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64
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56
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70
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58
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5 quarterrican 383 90 15
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23
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56
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70
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58
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41
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6 CoenM 369 88 15
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23
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58
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25
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41
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72
7 PipkeR 366 86 15
33
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23
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64
00
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70
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41
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8 Nicole 361 84 15
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23
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00
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70
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58
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41
00
9 Anonymous 345 82 00
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64
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70
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00
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72
10 MattK 342 80 15
33
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56
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58
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41
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11 DoyleE 340 78 15
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23
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58
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72
12 heystephen 338 76 15
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64
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56
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41
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13 ChrisRosenberg 335 74 15
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64
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58
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41
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14 ElendilPickle 333 72 00
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23
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58
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41
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72
15 casketromance 327 70 15
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56
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58
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16 VenguswamyK 325 68 00
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23
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64
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58
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41
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17 SlickRick87 324 66 15
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58
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41
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72
18 helene 317 64 15
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64
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25
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19 Ruwisc 308 62 15
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23
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41
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72
20 TerrieV 297 60 15
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23
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70
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25
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41
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21 TidwellA 293 58 15
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23
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25
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72
22 ChengB 292 56 15
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56
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64
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25
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23 HumbabaORiley 285 54 15
33
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64
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41
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24 akambour 284 52 15
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25 RautY 278 50 00
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26 DFisher 277 47 15
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27 Vintsanity 275 45 15
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28 BarthR 270 43 15
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29 KitchenB 264 41 00
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72
30 garrybl 259 39 15
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31 Michalle 257 37 00
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32 Commodore 254 35 15
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33 Crow-T-Robot 244 33 00
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34 BringMoreLegos 242 31 15
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35 Vendy12 240 28 00
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35 GrahamJ 240 28 15
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37 RFedewa 233 25 15
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38 RuizJ 224 23 15
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39 DrnovsekZorkoF 217 21 15
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40 JCEurovision 215 19 15
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41 MatchenD 202 17 00
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42 HoH 181 15 15
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43 KPope 177 13 00
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44 ADSanchez 170 11 15
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45 KleinJ 123 9 00
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46 rwv37 40 7 00
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47 brando3429 0 3 00
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47 DouglasLovesVixey 0 3 00
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47 AdamKing 0 3 00
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Questions:

On Thursday night, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. By how many points over the Cavaliers did the Warriors win this game by? (accept within 3) (edited at 8:04 am, June 2, 2017 (PDT))

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22 (accept 19 to 25)

The new "Pirates of the Caribbean" film, the fifth installment in the series, topped the box office over the Memorial Day weekend. What is the subtitle of this latest installment?

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Dead Men Tell No Tales

The vendor's table seen here (photo taken by this quiz's smith on Thursday) at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center was set up to hopefully find customers at what annual event?

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Scripps National Spelling Bee

"Harlots", "The Handmaid's Tale" and "Casual" are all programs that can currently be seen on what online streaming service?

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Hulu

This week it has been announced that country crooner Vince Gill will fill-in as a member for what band for a series of concerts this summer, due to the death of the band's founder last year?

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The Eagles

Here's a more basic tennis news question for those who are just paying a little attention to the game. Novak Djokovic has a new coach sitting in his box at the French Open this week. Who is it?

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Andre Agassi

The image seen here alludes to what arts & entertainment story from this past week?

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"The Square" wins the Palm d'Or Prize at the Cannes Film Festival

What actress released a Facebook post this week which includes the following words: "This isn't a tragedy by any measure, but it does affect me and my family and so, before my mom's garden club lights up her phone, I wanted to set the record straight: I did not pose for this cover. I did not participate in or authorize this article. While we are here, for what it's worth: I have three wonderful kids and my family is complete."?

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Jennifer Garner

"World of Dance" a new performance competition television program premiered on NBC this week, featuring judges Derek Hough, Ne-Yo and what other person?

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Jennifer Lopez

The mini-theme this week is titled: "For Serious Headbangers Only". Here we go. The Wacken Open Air festival in Schweslig-Holstein, Germany is a major annual heavy metal music event. In addition to Megadeath as headliners, for this year's festival organizers' have constructed a 4-mile long underground pipeline to transport what liquid?

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Beer

Of the three men seen in this photo, the lesser intimidating looking one made news this week as, after 22 years, he was "let go" by what organization?

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ESPN

Finally, for some reason many of you may know that Justin Bieber is a featured singer on the new Billboard Hot 100 #1 single "Despacito". Name one of the two main lead performers associated with this song.

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Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee