Lighter Side of the News (Jun 29, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

gaufqwi


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-37

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 428 99 15
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2 gaufqwi 405 97 15
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3 FriedmanWS 398 95 15
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4 Nicole 394 92 00
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4 reallydumb4real 394 92 00
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6 gregariouschinchilla 380 90 15
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7 Vintsanity 379 88 00
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8 MilesTeg 375 86 15
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9 heystephen 373 84 00
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10 GoodmanDL 362 83 15
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11 SlickRick87 361 81 00
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12 CoenM 356 79 15
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13 RauscherM 353 77 15
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14 MoyseyC 349 75 00
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15 akambour 340 74 15
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16 KashyapN 337 72 00
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17 apeekrtr 329 70 00
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18 DreierR 323 67 00
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18 BringMoreLegos 323 67 00
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20 jamietoon 312 64 15
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20 ADSanchez 312 64 00
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22 HoH 307 61 15
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23 JamesDenny 304 59 15
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24 PipkeR 302 58 00
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25 HessJa 301 56 15
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26 GarciaD 287 54 15
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27 quarterrican 286 52 15
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28 DebB 276 50 15
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29 helene 274 49 00
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30 mellyjo 271 47 00
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31 BrezinaD 267 45 00
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32 NathanL 265 43 15
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33 Nicholas 262 41 00
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34 BeningoS 254 40 00
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35 LeungT 252 38 00
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36 MitchellWA 250 35 00
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36 SokolM 250 35 00
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38 Michalle 243 33 00
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39 srs 233 31 00
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40 JCEurovision 227 29 00
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41 Mudrak 220 27 00
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42 EggCzar 219 25 15
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43 KPope 216 24 15
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44 ADeLong 204 20 15
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44 DFisher 204 20 00
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44 MatherV 204 20 15
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47 ecpekkle 202 16 00
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48 NatashaBB 199 15 00
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49 Vicun-YAH 197 13 15
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50 tomasnomas 173 11 00
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51 FauxD 166 9 00
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52 Timm 159 8 00
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53 Vendy12 152 5 00
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53 DouglasLovesVixey 152 5 00
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55 ArunH 123 2 00
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56 MirandaM 35 1 00
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Questions:

On Monday night, The Daily Mail broke the story that what legendary rock band, known for such albums as "(redacted) Are The Village Green Preservation Society", and such songs as "Waterloo Sunset" will be reuniting after having been disbanded in 1996?

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The Kinks

The film sequel "Sicario: Day of Soldado" opens nationwide today (Fri. Jun. 29). What actor, seen as a villain in two high-profile Marvel Studios films in current release, plays the role of Matt Graver in this latest "Sicario" film?

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Josh Brolin

The Group Stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup (men's) wrapped-up this week, with Brazil and Argentina moving on to the Round of 16. Name ONE of the other two South American teams that have advanced to the Round of 16.

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Colombia, Uruguay

The title of what recently released Netflix comedy film, described by one critic as depicting the "misadventures of a trio of thirtysomething female friends on a jaunt", has been redacted twice in the image seen here?

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Ibiza

(WARNING: spelling counts) What pun fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from the Los Angeles Times: "______ _____ It's now Sir Barry Gibb to you"?

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Knight Fever

This past week, MLB pitcher Edwin Jackson was called-up to the roster of the Oakland Athletics (A's), tying an MLB record by playing for 13 different teams throughout his career. Other than the A's, name a team that Jackson has played for during his MLB career.

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(various)

Multiple choice. Which of the following is the title of a new television drama series starring Kevin Costner: A) Yosemite; B) Bryce Canyon; C) Grand Teton; D) Yellowstone?

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D

Seen here is a still from the music video for "No Tears Left To Cry", currently a hit song for what singer?

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Ariana Grande

Last weekend, Borna Coric and Marin Cilic won separate ATP grass court tennis tournament singles titles by scoring upset wins over superstars Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic respectively. Coric and Cilic both represent what nation in competition?

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Croatia

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "The Currently Religious & the Formerly Religious". Here we go. What actor caused some media buzz lately with a speech that included the lines: "God is real. God loves you. God wants the best for you. Believe that. I do...learn to pray. It's easy and it's so good for your soul."?

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Chris Pratt

What is the current name of the television cable channel, originally launched in 1977 as an extension of televangelist Pat Robertson's Christian Broadcasting Network; but is now owned by the Disney-ABC Television Group, airs secular programing (e.g. "Famous in Love"), and uses the logo "ff"?

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Freeform

The film "Uncle Drew" opens nationwide today (Fri. Jun. 29). "Uncle Drew" centers around a group of septuagenarians who play what sport?

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Basketball