Lighter Side of News (Dec. 1, 2017) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

rouquinne
Just your average Goddess!


Quiz Description

Quiz #2-08. Three picture questions this week!

Full Results:

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1 Kloefkorn 387 98 15
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2 rouquinne 371 95 15
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3 helene 368 93 15
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4 RobinJRichards 366 90 15
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5 VenguswamyK 362 87 15
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6 BringMoreLegos 360 85 15
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7 GoodmanDL 354 82 15
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8 alamble 343 79 15
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9 gregariouschinchilla 332 77 00
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10 PrestonC 323 74 15
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11 CoenM 321 71 00
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12 MatchenD 315 68 15
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13 akambour 311 66 15
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14 MoyseyC 299 63 00
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15 Vintsanity 297 60 00
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16 ElendilPickle 293 58 00
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17 Nicole 290 55 15
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18 felsenheldd 289 51 00
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18 brando3429 289 51 00
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20 IvixorB 283 47 00
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21 quarterrican 281 44 15
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22 DoyleE 280 41 00
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23 Commodore 278 39 00
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24 HoH 275 36 00
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25 MurphyCD 264 33 00
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26 casketromance 262 31 00
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27 BrownellA 255 28 15
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28 Tarn 251 25 00
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29 AmmermanA 225 22 00
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30 WeaverR 217 20 00
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31 MatherV 211 17 00
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32 KPope 203 14 00
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33 Vendy12 198 12 00
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34 DFisher 169 9 00
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35 DouglasLovesVixey 165 6 00
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36 ArunH 146 4 00
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Questions:

This past Monday afternoon, actor Patrick J. Adams sent out a tweet that was much re-tweeted and picked up by many mainstream news outlets. On what television series does Adams play the character Mike Ross?

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Suits

Nominations were announced this week for the 2018 Grammy Awards. Name one of the five artists nominated in the category - Album of the Year.

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Childish Gambino, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Bruno Mars

Multiple choice. As of Tues. Nov. 28, which of the following NHL teams leads its respective division with the best record: A) St. Louis Blues; B) Vegas Golden Knights; C) Philadelphia Flyers; D) Buffalo Sabres?

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A, B (edited at 1:50 pm, December 1, 2017 (PST))

Taken at a promotional event held last weekend at The Grove in Los Angeles, what word (spelled the same whether pronounced in English or Italian) has been redacted in the image seen here?

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Fragile

What current Netflix television series is described by this IMDb synopsis: "Frank Griffin, an outlaw terrorizing the 1880s American West, hunts down Roy Goode, his partner turned enemy. Roy hides out at a ranch as Frank's chase leads him to La Belle, New Mexico"?

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Godless

Last weekend, Chris Molanphy released another episode of his "Hit Parade" podcast. This most recent episode centered around what singer, best known for such hits as "Love to Love You Baby" and "Dim All the Lights"?

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Donna Summer

Multiple choice. What duo is featured in a new television commercial for MasterCard: A) Beth Behrs & Kat Dennings; B) Jerry Rice & Beth Behrs; C) Kat Dennings & Joe Montana; D) Joe Montana & Jerry Rice?

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C

The photo seen here was taken this past week in what nation?

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Bahamas

What U.S. state fills in the title of this film that is released in theaters today (Dec. 1): "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, ______"?

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Missouri

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Matthew Perry Makes a Surprise Visit". Here we go. Last week, CBS News aired a story by correspondent Mo Rocca about whisky in Japan. The story mentioned that whisky was first introduced to Japan by American navy commodore Matthew Perry. In what year did Commodore Perry present a bottle of whisky during a visit to the Japanese Emperor? (accept within 12 years)

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1853 (accept 1840 to 1865)

The scene seen here is from what Discovery Channel program that will return to television, after cancellation 5 years ago, with an all-new episode this Monday night?

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Cash Cab

Finally, what name fills-in the blank in the timeline seen here: Kurt Warner (2004), ________, Geno Smith (2017)?

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Eli Manning