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

Champion(s):

quarterrican


Runner(s)-Up:

Vicun-YAH


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-40

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 28 51 17 06 42 39 44 31 84 77 24 57
1 quarterrican 449 99 15
28
15
51
15
15
15
15
15
44
15
15
84
15
77
15
00
2 Vicun-YAH 407 97 15
15
51
15
15
15
15
39
15
44
15
31
00
15
77
15
15
3 MoyseyC 401 95 00
15
51
15
15
15
42
15
39
00
00
15
15
77
15
15
57
4 srs 353 93 00
15
51
00
00
15
15
15
39
15
44
15
15
84
15
00
15
5 HessJa 350 91 00
15
51
15
15
06
15
15
39
00
00
00
15
77
15
15
57
6 DreierR 346 90 15
00
15
15
15
42
15
39
15
44
00
00
15
77
15
24
00
7 felsenheldd 345 88 15
15
51
15
15
06
15
42
15
39
15
15
00
00
15
15
57
8 GarciaD 326 86 15
15
51
15
17
15
15
42
15
00
15
00
00
15
24
15
57
9 Michalle 323 84 15
28
15
51
15
15
15
15
39
15
15
31
00
15
15
24
00
10 gregariouschinchilla 317 82 15
15
51
15
17
15
06
15
15
00
15
15
84
00
15
24
00
11 helene 312 80 15
28
00
15
15
15
15
39
15
44
00
00
00
15
24
15
57
11 MurphyCD 312 80 15
28
15
51
15
17
15
15
00
15
15
00
00
15
24
15
57
13 YuC 311 77 00
00
15
15
15
15
39
15
44
15
15
84
00
15
24
00
00
14 AnthonyBianca 309 75 15
15
51
15
15
15
00
00
15
15
31
00
00
15
77
15
15
15 MatherV 298 73 00
15
15
17
15
06
15
15
39
15
44
15
00
00
15
15
57
16 MitchellWA 297 71 15
28
00
15
17
15
00
00
15
15
31
15
15
77
15
24
00
17 Vendy12 296 70 15
28
00
15
17
15
15
15
39
15
15
00
00
15
77
15
00
18 rouquinne 288 68 00
00
15
17
15
15
15
39
00
15
31
00
15
15
24
15
57
19 Nicole 282 66 15
15
51
00
15
06
15
42
15
39
00
15
00
00
15
24
15
20 ecpekkle 280 63 00
00
15
17
15
06
00
15
39
15
44
15
15
84
00
00
00
20 akambour 280 63 15
28
15
51
15
15
00
15
39
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
57
22 KPope 278 60 00
15
51
15
17
00
15
42
15
39
15
15
00
00
15
24
00
23 ElendilPickle 276 59 15
15
51
15
17
15
15
42
00
00
00
15
31
00
15
15
15
24 HoH 272 56 15
28
00
15
17
15
06
15
15
39
00
15
00
15
77
00
00
24 DFisher 272 56 15
28
00
15
17
15
15
15
39
15
44
15
00
00
15
24
00
26 CoenM 270 53 15
28
00
15
17
15
00
15
39
15
00
00
00
15
24
15
57
27 AmmermanA 265 51 15
28
15
51
15
15
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
15
24
15
57
28 BeningoS 259 50 00
15
51
15
17
00
00
00
00
15
44
15
15
00
00
15
57
29 RauscherM 246 48 15
28
15
51
15
17
15
06
00
15
39
00
15
00
00
15
00
30 SokolM 243 46 15
28
15
51
15
15
06
00
00
15
44
00
00
00
15
24
00
31 Svoyager-11 242 44 15
28
00
15
15
15
15
39
15
15
31
00
00
15
24
00
00
32 HowellT3 241 42 15
28
00
00
15
15
42
00
00
00
15
00
00
15
24
15
57
33 raccoonleaf 236 40 15
00
00
15
15
06
15
42
00
15
44
15
00
00
15
24
15
34 Tarn 234 39 15
00
15
15
06
15
42
00
00
00
15
00
00
15
24
15
57
35 heystephen 233 37 15
00
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17
15
06
15
42
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39
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00
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00
15
24
00
36 ericddixon 232 35 15
28
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15
06
15
42
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15
24
15
57
37 TimL 231 33 15
28
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51
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06
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24
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38 ADSanchez 230 31 15
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31
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24
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39 MilesTeg 228 30 15
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51
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15
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31
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24
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40 apeekrtr 224 28 15
28
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51
15
15
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00
00
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31
00
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15
24
00
41 BringMoreLegos 219 25 15
28
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15
17
15
06
15
15
39
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24
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41 Vintsanity 219 25 15
28
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17
15
06
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39
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15
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24
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43 travis 218 22 15
28
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17
15
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15
39
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44
15
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00
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44 ArunH 212 20 00
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06
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39
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44
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31
00
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44 Commodore 212 20 00
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17
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39
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24
15
57
46 KashyapN 209 17 15
28
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15
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39
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44
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47 NatashaBB 207 15 15
28
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06
15
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24
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48 KonkelT 202 13 15
28
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49 reallydumb4real 181 11 00
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06
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44
15
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50 PipkeR 144 10 15
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06
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15
39
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24
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51 DouglasLovesVixey 139 8 00
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06
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31
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57
52 tomasnomas 138 6 15
28
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06
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44
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53 Bup 136 4 15
28
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15
06
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15
57
54 JCEurovision 99 2 00
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55 GarstJ 87 1 00
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Questions:

"I look at our marriage like 'The Sixth Sense'. You were dead the whole time." And, "I think it's because some jealousy started to creep in. ... (redacted) never got over the fact that I rocked the bald look better than he did." These were lines heard at last weekend's taping of the latest Comedy Central Roast. Name BOTH the speaker and the person whom these statements were about.

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Demi Moore, Bruce Willis

The comedy-drama film "Blindspotting" opens nationwide today (Fri. Jul. 20). A recent Chicago Tribune story about "Blindspotting" references a quote from writer Gertrude Stein. "Blindspotting" is set in what California city?

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Oakland

ESPN's 2018 ESPY Awards were held on Wednesday night. Chloe Kim won the ESPY award for Best Female Athlete. Kim competes in what sport?

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Snowboarding

What name fills-in the blanks in this Thursday headline from the (U.K.) Daily Mail: "Is _____ ________ dead? Death hoax about Mr. Bean actor resurfaces"?

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Rowan Atkinson

Seen here is a promotional still for a drama mini-series that currently airs on what television channel?

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HBO

Last Friday's first Wimbledon men's semi-final match saw a 6 hour, 36 minute battle that was decided 26-24 in the deciding fifth set. Name EITHER one of the tall powerful serving players from this match.

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Kevin Anderson, John Isner

Last weekend, John Cynn beat out 7,873 other competitors to win the 2018 World Series of Poker "Main Event" and a prize of $8.8 million. What is the standard "buy-in" amount (U.S. dollars) for a poker player to enter into the "Main Event"?

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$10,000

Multiple choice. The documentary film "McQueen" opens nationwide today (Fri. Jul. 20). "McQueen" is about a: A) musician; B) fashion designer; C) movie star who was popular during the 1960s; D) boxer?

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B

The red arrow in this group portrait, taken this past week, is pointing to a representative of what professional sports franchise?

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Atlanta Braves

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Music with Venom". This past week, hip-hop artist Drake scored seven simultaneous Billboard Top-10 singles, besting the Beatles 1964 record of five. These songs are included on what new double-album from Drake?

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Scorpion

The subtitle of the new "Mama Mia" sequel film is "Here We Go Again", not "Here I Go Again". However, tonight (07/20/18) at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas, opening for Foreigner is what rock band, known for their 1987 #1 hit (and music video) "Here I Go Again"? (edited at 3:46 pm, July 20, 2018 (CDT))

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Whitesnake

“We didn’t want it to be too affluent, we didn’t want it to be too blue-collar,” (redacted) creator Sherwood Schwartz told the Los Angeles Times in a 1994 interview. “We wanted it to look like it would fit a place an architect would live.” This is a quote from a story about the recently announced sales listing of what?

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The Brady Bunch House