Lighter Side of News (Nov. 17, 2017) by HallR

Champion(s):

KelsoT
I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Runner(s)-Up:

Kloefkorn


Quiz Description

Quiz #2-06

Full Results:

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1 KelsoT 431 99 15
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2 Kloefkorn 375 97 15
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3 raccoonleaf 367 95 15
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4 Sims 360 93 15
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5 akambour 353 91 00
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6 apeekrtr 351 89 15
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7 gregariouschinchilla 348 87 15
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8 helene 340 85 00
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9 DoyleE 335 82 15
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9 ElendilPickle 335 82 00
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11 MoyseyC 334 79 15
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12 HomerS 329 77 00
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13 quarterrican 321 74 15
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13 GoodmanDL 321 74 00
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15 HumbabaORiley 319 71 00
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16 jamietoon 315 69 00
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17 Longford 314 67 00
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18 MurphyCD 309 65 15
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19 KPope 303 63 15
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20 TimL 298 60 00
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20 ecpekkle 298 60 15
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22 rouquinne 297 57 15
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23 casketromance 295 55 00
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24 VenguswamyK 294 53 15
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25 ChengB 291 50 00
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25 Michalle 291 50 00
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27 BringMoreLegos 288 47 15
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28 Tarn 284 45 15
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29 Nicole 281 43 00
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30 RobinJRichards 279 41 00
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31 ClouseBrian 278 39 15
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32 jveditz 277 37 00
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33 Abhi 270 35 15
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34 HoH 269 33 15
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35 IvixorB 266 31 15
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36 MatherV 254 29 00
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37 ChrisRosenberg 247 27 00
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38 CoenM 245 25 00
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39 ADSanchez 236 23 00
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40 LeungT 221 21 00
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41 ShampooCell 215 19 00
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42 ArunH 210 17 15
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43 chrisskydo 208 15 15
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44 RautY 206 13 15
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45 Vintsanity 191 11 00
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46 IyerM 185 9 00
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47 Vendy12 154 7 00
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48 Crow-T-Robot 142 5 00
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49 ClarksonB 99 3 15
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50 DouglasLovesVixey 0 1 00
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Questions:

The film sequel "Paddington 2" premiered in the United Kingdom last weekend. What is the color of the hat that Paddington the bear wears in the posters for this film?

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Red

Its still early in the NBA regular season, however one team (as of Thursday 11/16) has the best record in the league at 13 wins and 2 losses. A favorite of Bill Simmons, what team is this?

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Boston Celtics

Another episode titled "Live. Live. Live." of the ABC television series "How to Get Away With Murder" aired on Thursday night. What Academy Award winner plays Annalise Keating on this series?

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Viola Davis

The image seen here is from what film currently playing in theaters?

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Murder on the Orient Express

What lyrics finish the chorus of this current hit song, which has been called the "most Shazamable song of 2017": "Ooh, woo, I'm a rebel just for kicks, now; I have been feeling it since 1966, now; Might be over now, but I ____ __ ____"?

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Feel It Still

50/50 tossup. Qualifying has completed for the 2018 men's FIFA World Cup. What national team won the head-to-head playoff to secure the final spot: New Zealand or Peru?

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Peru

The film "Justice League" premieres in American theaters today (Fri. Nov. 17). What superhero does actor Ezra Miller play in the movie?

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Flash

Tennis star Serena Williams is marrying Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian this weekend. The image seen here is from a Daily Mail story about preparations for this wedding. In what major U.S. city was this photo taken?.

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New Orleans

The Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for MLB's American League was announced on Thursday. Name either the winner of the AL MVP award or the player that finished second in the AL MVP vote?

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Jose Altuve, Aaron Judge

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Men Baring Their Souls on Podcasts". Here we go. This past week's edition of the "Political Beats" podcast (where political people talk about music), Vice News Tonight correspondent Michael Moynihan came on as a guest to discuss his favorite rock band. What alternative-rock group formed in Manchester, England in 1982, and known for such songs as, "The Queen is Dead" and "The Headmaster Ritual" was the subject of this podcast?

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The Smiths

50/50 tossup. This past week, comedian Marc Maron spent the first 22 minutes of his WTF podcast to address the Louis CK situation. Is Maron still friends with Louis CK (yes or no)?

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Yes

Finally, this past week men such as Fabiano Caruna, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So, considered some of the best in their field, met in St. Louis, Missouri. What particular endeavor did these men engage in?

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Chess