Lighter Side of the News (Mar. 30, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-24. Again, three photo questions!

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1 GoodmanDL 423 98 15
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1 gregariouschinchilla 423 98 15
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3 CoenM 388 95 15
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4 ericddixon 385 93 15
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5 IvixorB 369 91 00
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6 Commodore 367 90 15
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7 MilesTeg 363 87 15
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7 DreierR 363 87 15
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9 BarthR 360 84 15
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10 FriedmanWS 359 82 00
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11 quarterrican 346 80 15
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12 akambour 342 79 15
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13 YuC 323 77 15
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14 heystephen 320 75 15
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15 GarciaD 318 73 15
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16 AdamKing 315 71 00
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17 ChrisRosenberg 314 70 15
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18 ecpekkle 312 68 15
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19 apeekrtr 310 66 15
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20 BringMoreLegos 305 63 00
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20 HoH 305 63 15
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22 KennellyA 301 60 15
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23 DoyleE 280 58 00
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23 gaufqwi 280 58 00
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29 HessJa 256 48 15
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30 Vicun-YAH 255 46 15
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32 BeckerJ3 250 41 15
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32 McClintockJ 250 41 15
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34 AmmermanA 249 39 15
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35 DebB 244 37 15
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36 Nicole 243 35 15
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50 griffism 146 10 15
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52 Michalle 97 6 00
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Questions:

Opening Day of the 2018 MLB season was played on Thursday. Name ONE of the six teams that hired new field managers for the 2018 season.

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Tigers, Phillies, Mets, Red Sox, Nationals, Yankees

What word fills-in the title of this recently released film sequel: "Pacific Rim _________"?

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Uprising

Keen observers have noted that this recent photo featuring Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is reminiscent of a specific scene from what television series?

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The Big Bang Theory

"Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff" is the title of the universally maligned debut novel by what man whose publicity tour to promote the novel has included unusual interviews with him smoking cigarettes and referring to Madonna?

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Sean Penn

Multiple choice. For what reason did "Gigi" Buffon make news this past week: A) Filed a paternity suit against Charlie Sheen; B) Current holder of the #1 song on the Billboard Smooth Jazz chart; C) Played "friendly" international soccer matches in England; D) Season 10 winner of "RuPaul's Drag Race"?

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C

"A Light in the Darkness" is the sub-title of the third installment, opening today (Fri. Mar. 30), of what film series whose title serves as a possible response to the redacted question posed in this image?

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God's Not Dead

What highly-decorated female athlete announced this week that she will forgo her NCAA eligibility in order to turn professional, but will continue her studies at Stanford University?

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Katie Ledecky

Multiple choice. Jesse Hughes, the front-man of the band Eagles of Death Metal, made news this week for making some controversial political comments. According to Wikipedia, which of the following rock music genres applies to Eagles of Death Metal: A) Grunge; B) Desert Rock; C) Progressive Rock; D) Death Metal?

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B

Name ONE of the thirteen television program titles that have been redacted on the cover of this recently released book.

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(several)

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Associated with Magnum P.I." Here we go. Tonight (Fri. Mar. 30) CBS will air "Close Calls", the 172nd episode of what police procedural television series that features former "Magnum P.I." star Tom Selleck?

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Blue Bloods

The 2018 Formula One season began last weekend with the Australian Grand Prix, which was won by Sebastian Vettel. Vettel, along with third place finisher Kimi Raikkonen, drive for what constructor (auto manufacturer)?

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Ferrari

Fabiano Caruana made news this week by winning the FIDE Candidates Tournament and the opportunity to compete against Magnus Carlsen for the World Chess Championship this November. The place of his birth, what nation does Caruana currently represent in competition?

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United States