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

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

HowellT3


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-41

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 434 99 15
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2 HowellT3 429 97 15
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3 heystephen 417 95 15
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3 MilesTeg 417 95 15
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5 uspymfan 385 92 15
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6 GoodmanDL 369 91 15
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7 akambour 358 89 15
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8 MattK 357 87 15
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9 rouquinne 352 86 00
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10 MoyseyC 341 84 15
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11 CoenM 338 83 15
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12 ChrisRosenberg 331 81 15
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13 quarterrican 328 79 15
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14 Vendy12 326 78 15
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15 MirandaM 325 76 15
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16 BarthR 318 75 15
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17 gaufqwi 316 73 15
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18 Michalle 314 70 15
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18 HessJa 314 70 00
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20 felsenheldd 312 68 15
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21 Vintsanity 308 66 00
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22 Vicun-YAH 306 65 15
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23 DFisher 304 63 15
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24 DreierR 293 61 00
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24 MatherV 293 61 00
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26 RauscherM 286 58 00
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26 NatashaBB 286 58 00
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28 petkunm 281 55 15
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29 casketromance 279 54 00
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30 ecpekkle 278 52 00
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31 ElendilPickle 277 50 15
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32 SokolM 276 48 00
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32 RobinJRichards 276 48 00
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34 srs 274 45 15
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34 GarciaD 274 45 15
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36 ericddixon 272 42 15
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37 helene 267 40 15
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37 IyerM 267 40 15
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39 Tarn 264 37 15
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40 AmmermanA 260 36 15
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41 HumbabaORiley 257 34 15
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42 AdamKing 255 33 15
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43 PipkeR 249 31 00
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44 BringMoreLegos 241 29 00
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44 orwant 241 29 00
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46 Commodore 237 26 00
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51 Timm 214 16 00
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51 apeekrtr 214 16 15
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54 FauxD 202 13 15
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Questions:

A new psychological horror web television series, based on the stories of Stephen King, premiered on Hulu this past Wednesday. Named after its fictional town setting, what is the title of this series?

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Castle Rock

The next race in the 2018 Formula One season takes place this Sunday, and is locally titled "Magyar Nagydíj". This race is taking place in what nation?

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Hungary

Name the male fictional character alluded to in this recent headline from HuffPost: "‘Family Guy’ Character Will Have Me Too Moment, Producers Say".

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Glenn Quagmire

Relevant to a certain film opening today (Fri. Jul. 27), what two words have been redacted (twice) in the image seen here?

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Mission Impossible

"I'm Ray and I quit smoking with Chantix. In the movies a lot of times I tend to play the tough guy, but I wasn't tough enough to quit on my own". The above lines are spoken in a currently airing commercial by a man with what 6-letter surname?

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Liotta

Multiple choice. The current #2 song on the Billboard Top Country Songs chart is by the duo Dan + Shay. What is the title of this song: A) Tequila; B) Sangria; C) Cerveza; D) Whisky?

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A

What name fills-in the blank in this past Wednesday headline from the Associated Press: "Triple Crown Winner _______ Retires from Racing"?

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Justify

The man in this television still is yelling at what other man? (Note: give his real name)

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Sacha Baron Cohen

What nation fills-in the blank in this past Monday headline from The New York Times: "(redacted), in a First for _____, Wins the British Open"?

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Italy

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Subjects That Comedian Tig Notaro Talks About". Here we go. In the battle to cure cancer, the next "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon will take place on September 7th. What actor, father of a one-year-old daughter with supermodel Irina Shayk, will executive produce this telethon?

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Bradley Cooper

Those attending a free concert at the New Haven Green (downtown New Haven, Connecticut) this Saturday night will see what powerful voiced singer perform such hits as: "Tell It to My Heart", "I'll Be Your Shelter" and "Don't Rush Me"?

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Taylor Dayne

Mick Jagger celebrated a birthday this past Thursday. How old, in years, is Mick Jagger? (accept within 3)

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75 (accept 72 to 78)