Lighter Side of the News (May 04, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

BringMoreLegos
Never rank; always tier. (I'm LowdenB in LL.)


Runner(s)-Up:

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-29

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 50 64 90 29 45 19 19 85 29 35 16 66
1 BringMoreLegos 358 98 15
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2 CoenM 342 96 15
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3 jveditz 339 93 15
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4 DreierR 327 90 15
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5 Michalle 323 88 15
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6 ChrisRosenberg 318 85 00
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7 MilesTeg 312 82 15
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8 griffism 311 80 00
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9 ElendilPickle 307 76 15
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9 akambour 307 76 15
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11 helene 305 72 00
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12 heystephen 302 68 15
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12 IyerM 302 68 15
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14 HomerS 296 64 15
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15 KreitzerJ 288 60 15
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15 felsenheldd 288 60 00
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17 Vicun-YAH 283 56 00
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18 RauscherM 281 53 00
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19 srs 277 51 15
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20 Vintsanity 269 47 15
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20 KennellyA 269 47 15
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22 Nicole 258 43 15
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23 MitchellWA 248 40 15
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24 MatherV 247 38 00
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25 GarciaD 219 35 00
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26 KPope 212 32 00
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27 Bup 209 30 00
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28 MoyseyC 205 27 00
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29 DFisher 197 25 00
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30 quarterrican 193 22 00
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31 HoH 192 19 00
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32 PipkeR 190 17 00
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33 JCEurovision 189 14 15
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34 Commodore 168 11 00
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35 Tarn 164 9 15
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36 Vendy12 137 6 00
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37 ArunH 135 3 00
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38 DouglasLovesVixey 112 1 00
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Questions:

Eileen Davidson, James Reynolds, Steve Harvey and Loni Love were all winners at what three-word titled annual ceremony held last Sunday in Pasadena, California?

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Daytime Emmy Awards

What word fills-in the blank in this sentence from a Rotten Tomatoes summary of a new film opening today (Fri. May 4): "Leonardo falls _________ when partying too hard and wakes up on the Oregon coast with amnesia"?

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Overboard

Kanye West continues to be a subject of conversation with the release this past week of his new single "Ye Vs The People". What Atlanta based rapper is the featured performer on this track?

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T.I.

This past Sunday, Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One grand prix raced at the Baku City Circuit, which loops around the Government House. This grand prix was held in what nation?

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Azerbaijan

A Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition for business restructuring purposes was filed this past week by what company known for such products as: ES-335, Melody Maker, Flying V and Firebird?

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Gibson

Nominations for the 2018 Tony Awards were announced on Tuesday morning. The title of what production that received 12 nominations has been redacted in the image seen here?

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SpongeBob SquarePants

Multiple choice. On Sunday night, HBO will air another new episode of what dark comedy series, starring Bill Hader as a hitman: A) Barry; B) Maurice; C) Robin; D) Andy?

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A

What name, making international news this past week after a 36-year hiatus, fills-in the blank in this recent tweet from puppeteer Stephanie D'Abruzzo: "If there was ever a day when we needed keyboards to offer a special backwards B character, today is that damn day. #____"?

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ABBA

SMU wide receiver Trey Quinn was selected by the Washington Redskins as the 256th and last pick in the 2018 NFL draft. As a result of his selection, what title was bestowed upon Quinn?

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Mr. Irrelevant

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Dojo & Mojo". Here we go. On Wednesday, You Tube Red premiered a new television series based on "The Karate Kid" film series. This new series takes its title after what infamous martial arts dojo which is re-opened by Johnny Lawrence?

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Cobra Kai

Box Office Mojo reported this week that "Avengers: Infinity War" broke the all-time weekend box-office record, raking in $630 million worldwide last weekend. What is the name of the character in this screenshot from the film?

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Thanos

What ordinal number fills-in the blank below? (accept within 8) This Saturday, the _____ annual Kentucky Derby will be held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

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144th (accept 136th to 152nd)