Lighter Side of the News (Apr. 20, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

MilesTeg
Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody's gonna die. Come watch TV.


Runner(s)-Up:

akambour
Full price for gum? That dog won't hunt, monsignor!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-27

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 25 23 59 11 48 53 55 09 21 23 75 67
1 MilesTeg 419 98 15
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23
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48
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53
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55
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75
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2 akambour 398 96 15
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59
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48
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53
00
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21
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00
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67
3 apeekrtr 373 94 15
25
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59
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15
48
15
53
15
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15
15
23
15
00
4 heystephen 357 92 15
15
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59
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48
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53
15
15
09
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23
15
00
5 quarterrican 354 90 15
25
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23
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48
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53
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55
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00
15
6 jveditz 339 88 15
25
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00
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11
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48
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53
00
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15
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00
15
67
7 KennellyA 330 86 15
25
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23
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48
00
15
15
09
15
15
15
75
00
8 BringMoreLegos 308 84 15
25
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48
15
15
55
15
09
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21
00
00
15
9 DreierR 307 82 15
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23
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48
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53
00
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15
23
00
00
10 HoH 303 78 15
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23
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48
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00
15
09
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21
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67
10 MoyseyC 303 78 15
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23
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48
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53
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21
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23
00
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10 HessJa 303 78 15
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48
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53
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00
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13 IvixorB 292 73 15
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55
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14 MitchellWA 290 71 15
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48
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53
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15 DFisher 285 69 15
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48
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09
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16 GoodmanDL 278 67 15
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23
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48
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09
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17 IyerM 276 64 15
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48
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17 CoenM 276 64 15
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48
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09
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19 Vendy12 272 61 15
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23
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53
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21
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20 SokolM 263 59 15
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11
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48
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21
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21 Commodore 262 57 15
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23
00
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48
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09
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67
22 Vicun-YAH 261 55 15
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53
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21
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67
23 gregariouschinchilla 260 53 15
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48
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24 TimL 255 51 15
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11
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53
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25 GarciaD 248 48 15
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11
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09
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75
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26 FriedmanWS 234 44 15
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26 ElendilPickle 234 44 15
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26 brando3429 234 44 15
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29 Nicole 232 40 15
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30 RobinJRichards 226 38 00
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31 DoyleE 224 36 00
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32 ericddixon 221 34 00
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33 JCEurovision 219 32 15
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34 gaufqwi 212 30 15
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35 MirandaM 210 28 00
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36 GrahamJ 206 26 15
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37 LivenickT 202 23 00
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38 KPope 198 20 15
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38 Tarn 198 20 00
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40 MajewskiK 197 17 00
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41 felsenheldd 194 15 15
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42 Vintsanity 185 13 15
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43 HumbabaORiley 181 11 00
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44 mellyjo 166 9 00
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45 Longford 164 7 15
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46 Michalle 154 5 00
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47 ArunH 24 3 00
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48 DouglasLovesVixey 0 1 00
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Questions:

MLB rookie Shohei Ohtani has been generating some news lately with his superb pitching and hitting. Ohtani currently plays for what team?

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Angels

"Gender Reveal" was the title of Thursday night's episode of what NBC television sitcom that is set at a retail-based workplace called Cloud 9?

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Superstore

Multiple choice. What actress announced this week that she is pregnant and expecting her second child: A) Anne Hathaway; B) Jena Malone; C) Christina Ricci; D) Claire Danes?

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D

(WARNING: Spelling counts!) The name of what one-word California desert location fills-in the blank in this sentence from a recent Entertainment Weekly story: "Leave it to Beyoncé to close down ___________ a day before it officially ends"?

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Coachella

The Los Angeles Kings were eliminated this past Tuesday night from the NHL playoffs. What team won this series in a 4-0 sweep over the Kings?

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Las Vegas Golden Knights

The title of what popular film, currently playing in theaters, has been redacted in the image seen here?

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Rampage

Multiple choice. Following the announcement of the death of former first lady Barbara Bush this past week, it was revealed that Barbara Bush had once written a letter to what fictional character: A) Wonder Woman; B) Big Bird; C) Marge Simpson; D) Alex P. Keaton?

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C

What major award did rapper Kendrick Lamar win this past week?

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Pulitzer Prize

The title of what film opening today (Fri. Apr. 20) fills-in the blanks from these song lyrics: "_ ____ ______ and witty and bright/And I pity/Any girl who isn't me tonight"?

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I Feel Pretty

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "As Seen on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'". Here we go. Actress Tracee Ellis Ross was a guest on this past Monday's episode of the "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". Ross currently plays Dr. Rainbow Johnson on what ABC television sitcom?

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Black-ish

The young man, seen here, who has been the subject of much notoriety as of late, is best known by what three-word moniker?

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Yodeling Walmart Kid

In boxing news this week, it was reported that Canelo Alvarez has been suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission from boxing due to testing positive for PEDs. How long, in months, is this suspension? (accept within two months)

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6 months (accept 4 to 8 months)