Lighter Side of the News (Jan. 12, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

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


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-13

Full Results:

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1 KelsoT 439 98 15
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2 gregariouschinchilla 397 96 15
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3 casketromance 387 93 00
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4 DoyleE 369 91 15
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5 AdamKing 362 89 15
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6 apeekrtr 360 86 15
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7 akambour 355 84 15
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8 VenguswamyK 347 81 15
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9 GarciaD 343 79 15
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10 IvixorB 338 76 15
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11 chc 337 74 00
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12 DFisher 310 71 00
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13 HoH 308 69 15
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14 GoodmanDL 305 67 15
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15 Commodore 301 63 15
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15 heystephen 301 63 15
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17 KPope 300 59 15
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18 RautY 286 57 15
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19 RobinJRichards 285 54 15
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20 mellyjo 273 52 15
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21 MatherV 261 50 15
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22 ElendilPickle 258 47 15
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23 jveditz 256 45 15
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24 IyerM 254 42 15
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25 BringMoreLegos 250 40 15
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26 Vendy12 248 37 15
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27 LasiterK 246 34 15
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27 MoyseyC 246 34 15
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29 Vintsanity 242 30 00
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30 HumbabaORiley 241 28 15
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31 Nicole 239 25 15
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32 KleinJ 236 21 15
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32 Longford 236 21 00
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34 gaufqwi 231 18 15
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35 PipkeR 204 15 15
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36 Tarn 201 13 15
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37 srs 179 10 15
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38 EggCzar 144 8 00
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39 DouglasLovesVixey 109 6 00
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40 PolinskyL 90 3 00
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41 ArunH 45 1 00
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Questions:

The 75th Golden Globe Awards were held last Sunday night. What film had the most nominations (7) and took home the award for Best Director, won by Guillermo del Toro?

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The Shape of Water

What singer had a very eventful week which saw him walk his wife down a red carpet, release his new single "Filthy", and announce dates for his upcoming "The Man Of The Woods" tour?

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Justin Timberlake

What two words fill-in the blank in this headline from Moviefone.com: "Roseanne Barr Now Claims Dan _____ _____ at the End of 'Roseanne'"? (close approximations accepted)

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Never Died

Multiple choice. This week it was announced that "Mad Men" actress Kiernan Shipka will star in a new Netflix televsion series that is a reboot of a popular teen-oriented series from the late 1990s/early 2000s. What character will Shipka be playing: A) Felicity Porter; B) Buffy Summers; C) Joey Potter; D) Sabrina Spellman?

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D

Nostalgic college basketball fans of the Big East Conference had sense of deja vu when the two teams, coached by the men seen here (respectively), faced-off in a Tuesday night game. Name BOTH of these teams.

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Georgetown, St. John's

The book "Improv Nation" by Sam Wasson was released recently and is now available in stores. Wasson holds the position that improv theater is a unique American art form that was originated by the Compass Players (e.g. Mike Nichols, Elaine May, Del Close) during the 1950s. In what city were the Compass Players based out of?

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Chicago

Multiple choice. As of Monday January 8th, what unbeaten club leads the 2017-18 English Premier League table with a total of 62 season points: A) Arsenal; B) Manchester City; C) Chelsea; D) Manchester United?

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B

This past Sunday, Dustin Johnson won the Sentry Tournament of Champions, the first PGA tournament of the 2018 calander year. In what U.S. state was this tournament held?

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Hawaii

The image seen here is a promotional still for what NBC television series that launched its second season this month?

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Better Late Than Never

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Inside the Mind of George R.R. Martin". Here we go. The song "Believer" has been listed as the Number One song on several recent 2017 year-end lists, such as the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. "Believer" is by what Las Vegas based rock band?

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Imagine Dragons

Recently, Starbucks introduced a gift card with logo of the iconic heavy metal band Metallica. Coincidently, 2018 marks the 35th anniversary of the release of Metallica's debut studio album. What is the title of this album?

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Kill 'Em All

Multiple choice. Finally, which one of the following options is the title of a new action-thriller movie that is being released nationally today (Fri. Jan. 12th): A) Fortunate Son; B) Bad Moon Rising; C) Green River; D) Proud Mary?

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D