Lighter Side of the News (Apr. 27, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

MurphyCD


Runner(s)-Up:

JewdasPriest
Zed’s dead, baby.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-28

Full Results:

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1 MurphyCD 361 98 15
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2 JewdasPriest 345 96 15
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3 akambour 343 94 15
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4 Nicole 328 92 15
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5 Longford 319 90 15
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6 helene 313 88 15
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7 IvixorB 306 84 00
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7 CoenM 306 84 15
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9 HessJa 304 81 15
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10 RobinJRichards 302 79 15
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11 Vicun-YAH 300 77 15
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12 MitchellWA 297 75 00
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13 DoyleE 296 72 15
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14 GarciaD 295 70 15
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15 NullDiggity 291 68 15
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16 LivenickT 270 66 15
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17 IyerM 267 60 15
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17 heystephen 267 60 15
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17 Michalle 267 60 15
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17 RautY 267 60 15
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21 Svoyager-11 265 55 15
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22 KennellyA 263 53 15
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23 gaufqwi 261 50 15
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23 casketromance 261 50 15
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25 DFisher 259 46 15
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26 MoyseyC 258 44 15
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27 gregariouschinchilla 252 41 15
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27 ChrisRosenberg 252 41 15
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29 PipkeR 244 36 15
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29 brando3429 244 36 15
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31 MirandaM 242 32 15
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31 srs 242 32 15
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33 KPope 240 29 15
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34 quarterrican 237 27 15
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35 ArunH 233 25 00
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36 ADSanchez 231 22 00
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37 Vendy12 229 20 15
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38 Tarn 226 18 15
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39 tomasnomas 225 15 00
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39 BringMoreLegos 225 15 15
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41 HumbabaORiley 222 11 15
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42 apeekrtr 220 9 15
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43 felsenheldd 161 7 15
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44 Vintsanity 146 5 15
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45 JCEurovision 81 3 15
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46 DouglasLovesVixey 59 1 00
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Questions:

Last Thursday night, what ABC drama television series aired its final episode ever, which featured the shocking murder of Attorney General David Rosen by Vice President Cyrus Beene?

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Scandal

"A Quiet Place" continues to reign as the #1 movie at the box office. "A Quiet Place" is the highest domestic grossing film in two years for what movie studio, whose logo is believed to have been modeled after either: Ben Lomond, Artesonraju, Monte Viso, or the Pfeifferhorn?

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Paramount Pictures

Last Friday, the soccer world was surprised by the announcement that, after 22 years, Arsene Wenger will be stepping down as the manager of what soccer club?

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Arsenal

Seen here is an image taken from National Geographic's Genius: Studio in New York City. This interactive visitor facility served to promote the second season of National Geographic Channel's "Genius" television series. The new season, which premiered this past Tuesday night, centers around the life of what historical figure?

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Pablo Picasso

The title of what Broadway musical, which opened last Friday, fills-in the blanks in this headline from AM New York: "__ ____ ____ review: Lauren Ambrose leads a 'loverly' revival"?

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My Fair Lady

Multiple choice. Earlier this month, Joey "Coco" Diaz interviewed Rikki Rocket on his "The Church of What's Happening Now" podcast. Who is Rikki Rocket: A) one of the original GLOW wrestlers; B) the drummer for the band Poison; C) an up-and-coming young comedian; D) Stormy Daniels' understudy?

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B

Currently, (as of Apr. 23) the U. of Maryland and Stony Brook University are ranked number one, for men's and women's teams respectively, with regard to what NCAA Division I springtime sport?

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Lacrosse

The title of what recently released Netflix original film, starring Ed Harris and Jason Sudekis, has been redacted in the image seen here? (Note: pay attention to the fine print)

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Kodachrome

The annual Boyd Tinsley Clay Court Classic women's tennis tournament is currently taking place in Charlottesville, Virginia. Boyd Tinsley is a musician who primarily plays what instrument for the Dave Matthews Band?

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Violin

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Minka Kelly's Ex-boyfriends". Here we go. Actress Minka Kelly was most recently romantically linked to actor Jesse Williams. Since 2009, Williams has played Dr. Jackson Avery on what television series?

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Grey's Anatomy

Management for the Miami Marlins has come under fire from the media recently for the team's slow start to the 2018 MLB season, with some observers speculating that the Marlins may be intentionally "tanking". Who is the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Miami Marlins?

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Derek Jeter

Multiple choice. On Wednesday, who appeared on Capitol Hill to lobby Congress with regard to cosmetics regulations: A) Khloe Kardashian; B) Kim Kardashian; C) Kourtney Kardashian; D) Kris Jenner?

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C