Lighter Side of the News (Mar. 16, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Runner(s)-Up:

GuillotM


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-22

Full Results:

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1 gregariouschinchilla 397 98 15
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2 GuillotM 395 96 15
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3 DreierR 394 94 15
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4 RobinJRichards 387 92 15
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5 MilesTeg 382 90 15
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6 LorinBurte 357 87 15
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6 gaufqwi 357 87 00
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8 ElendilPickle 355 84 00
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9 Michalle 339 81 00
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10 KashyapN 333 79 15
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11 HessJa 331 77 15
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12 Rhea428 329 75 00
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13 Vintsanity 322 72 15
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13 akambour 322 72 15
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15 CoenM 318 69 15
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16 Nicole 313 67 15
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17 BringMoreLegos 311 64 00
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18 srs 309 62 15
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19 RautY 307 60 00
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20 PrestonC 303 58 15
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21 apeekrtr 290 56 15
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22 KennellyA 287 54 15
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23 felsenheldd 274 52 15
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24 MoyseyC 269 50 00
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25 helene 267 47 15
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26 ADSanchez 263 45 00
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27 quarterrican 261 43 00
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28 Vendy12 259 41 15
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29 heystephen 256 39 15
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30 petkunm 244 37 15
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31 GingerNinja 231 35 15
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32 KPope 227 32 00
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33 BorisGr 226 30 00
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34 Tarn 220 28 00
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35 MartinJ2 211 26 00
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36 Vicun-YAH 207 24 00
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37 AmmermanA 196 22 15
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38 wouterst 190 20 00
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39 DouglasLovesVixey 166 18 00
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40 DebB 164 15 00
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41 JCEurovision 163 13 15
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42 rwv37 162 11 00
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43 ChrisRosenberg 149 9 00
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44 YuC 144 7 00
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45 ArunH 139 5 00
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46 MorrisTA 100 3 00
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47 NatashaBB 0 1 00
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Questions:

The 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament officially started on Wednesday. What city will host the Final Four round of this year's tournament?

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San Antonio

Meg Murry, Mrs. Who and The Happy Medium are all characters in what film currently playing in theaters?

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A Wrinkle in Time

Deadline.com reported last week that the television series "We Bare Bears" has been renewed for a fourth season. What basic cable channel airs "We Bare Bears"?

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Cartoon Network

Cardi B, Metallica, Kendrick Lamar and BTS were all winners last Sunday night at the 2018 edition of the music awards show overseen and named after what free broadcast and internet streaming platform?

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iHeartRadio

Name any one of the three people whose face has been redacted (not the guy in the middle) in this recent 2018 photo.

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Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan

The 2018 NASCAR season is well underway with the Auto Club 400, held in Fontana, California, taking place this Sunday. The Auto Club 400 is a "Cup" race, part of the highest racing series in NASCAR. This top NASCAR series is currently sponsored by what brand of beverage?

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Monster Energy

A film starring Swedish actress Alicia Vikander debuts nationwide in the U.S. today (Fri. Mar. 16). What iconic character does Vikander play in this film? (Give both first & last name)

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Lara Croft

What letter next to Elon Musk's arm has been redacted in this photo?

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X

On Wednesday, Norwegian Joar Ulsom and his team of eight dogs crossed the finish line in Nome, Alaska to win the 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. In the lingo of the sport, what is the term for the human leader of a sled dog team?

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Musher

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "It All Began (or ended) in March 1953". Here we go. Next Friday marks the 65th birthday of what singer, known as "The Queen of Funk" and as the first R&B artist to have a crossover hit featuring a rapper, with "I Feel for You" in 1984?

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Chaka Khan

What historical event that featured an instance of urinary incontinence, injections and the use of leeches inside a Volynskoe dacha, serves as the title of a comedy film that opened in select U.S. theaters this past week?

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The Death of Stalin

Finally, People magazine recently reported that Tyler Clinton, the nephew of former President Bill Clinton, is a 23-year-old male fashion model who is represented IMG. What does the "M" in IMG stand for?

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Management