Lighter Side of News (Sep. 29, 2017) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

apeekrtr
So It Goes


Quiz Description

No political matters or celebrity death news here.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 24 55 55 60 43 74 39 65 58 48 91 34
1 Kloefkorn 465 98 15
15
15
55
15
00
15
74
15
15
65
15
58
15
48
15
15
2 apeekrtr 409 96 15
15
55
15
00
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15
74
15
39
00
15
58
15
48
00
15
3 akambour 401 94 15
24
00
15
55
15
00
15
74
15
15
65
15
15
48
00
15
4 DoyleE 374 91 15
24
15
55
00
15
15
43
15
74
00
15
15
58
00
15
00
5 heystephen 370 89 15
24
00
15
55
00
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15
74
15
39
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58
00
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15
6 ecpekkle 357 86 00
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55
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39
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48
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91
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34
7 Vendy12 354 84 15
24
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55
00
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00
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15
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58
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48
00
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34
8 MoyseyC 350 82 15
24
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00
00
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74
00
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65
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48
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34
9 helene 348 79 15
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55
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55
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60
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00
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00
00
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00
15
34
10 rouquinne 326 77 15
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55
00
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60
15
00
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00
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58
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48
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15
11 MatherV 324 73 15
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55
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00
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58
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48
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34
11 Michalle 324 73 15
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74
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58
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48
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13 RobinJRichards 309 70 15
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58
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48
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34
14 ChrisRosenberg 306 67 15
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55
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48
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34
15 casketromance 302 65 15
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60
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39
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16 Zamikaze 295 63 15
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74
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58
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34
17 CoenM 287 60 15
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48
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18 KPope 284 58 15
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19 MirandaM 275 55 00
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48
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20 IvixorB 273 53 15
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65
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58
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21 AdamKing 266 51 15
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43
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74
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65
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22 VenguswamyK 263 48 00
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74
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39
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23 DFisher 241 46 15
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48
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24 HumbabaORiley 236 44 15
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25 EggCzar 234 41 15
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26 NullDiggity 224 38 15
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26 rwv37 224 38 00
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28 cruzich 217 34 15
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29 chc 212 32 15
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30 HoH 206 29 15
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31 MatchenD 203 27 00
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32 RautY 188 25 15
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33 felsenheldd 175 22 15
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34 VerandaGardener 173 19 15
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34 MorrisK 173 19 15
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36 Crow-T-Robot 166 15 15
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37 ArunH 155 13 00
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38 BringMoreLegos 145 10 00
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39 ElendilPickle 142 8 15
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40 IyerM 137 5 00
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41 Vintsanity 127 3 00
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42 DouglasLovesVixey 54 1 00
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Questions:

"Law & Order True Crime" is a new anthology television series from "Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf that premiered on NBC this week. This first season of the series focuses on what infamous duo?

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Menendez Brothers

Multiple choice. The 1990 film "Flatliners" has a new reboot version premiering today (Sep. 29). What cast member from the original version has a supporting role in this new version of the film: A) Julia Roberts; B) Kiefer Sutherland; C) Kevin Bacon; D) Hope Davis?

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B

The 2017 WNBA Finals are currently taking place. Name either one of the two teams that are playing in it.

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Minnesota Lynx, Los Angeles Sparks

What guitar virtuoso, best known for such tracks as "Surfing with the Alien" and "Satch Boogie", released a new single this week titled, "Energy"?

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Joe Satriani

Toss up. Tom Cruise has a new movie coming out today (09-29), called "American Made". According to critics at the Rotten Tomatoes website is "American Made".Certified Fresh or Rotten?

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Certified Fresh

The image seen here alludes to the title of a recent Netflix documentary about what woman?

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Lady Gaga

Toss up. As of last weekend, which of these two NCAA football teams is undefeated with a record of (4-0): USC or Ohio State?

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USC

The title of what 1935 classic film fills-in the blanks of this not-so-flattering tweet from the Washington Post: "Review: NBC's Megyn Kelly experiment unveils its latest creation, a morning-show ____ __ _________"?

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Bride of Frankenstein

The name of what color fills-in the blank in the title of this song by Cardi B, which is the new #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart: "Bodak _______"?

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Yellow

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Great Women in History". Here we go. According to a recent study conducted by the British Film Institute, what historical figure, subject of a recently released film, has replaced Sherlock Holmes as the most featured character on British screens?

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Queen Victoria

Multiple choice. This triumphant young man (seen here last Sunday) is holding an object named after what notable woman: A) Indira Gandhi; B) Queen Adelaide; C) Calamity Jane; D) Babe Didrikson Zaharias?

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C

Finally, the Invictus Games, currently taking place in Toronto, Canada, has received a bit of attention due to the involvement of Price Harry. Generally speaking, who are the participants in the Invictus Games?

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Injured service-members and veterans