Lighter Side of the News (Aug. 03, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

DGibson
I think we should destroy the bogus capitalist process that is destroying youth culture.


Runner(s)-Up:

heystephen


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-42

Full Results:

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1 DGibson 399 99 15
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2 heystephen 385 97 15
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3 BrezinaD 383 95 15
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4 casketromance 372 93 15
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5 quarterrican 362 92 15
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6 MattK 356 90 15
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7 MilesTeg 349 87 15
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7 goroshnik 349 87 15
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9 GoodmanDL 343 84 15
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9 apeekrtr 343 84 15
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11 RauscherM 336 81 15
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12 srs 334 80 15
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13 MoyseyC 327 78 15
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14 Tarn 318 76 15
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15 reallydumb4real 309 74 15
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15 brando3429 309 74 15
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17 ElendilPickle 306 71 15
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18 MitchellWA 300 69 15
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19 McClintockJ 299 67 15
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19 AmmermanA 299 67 00
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21 gregariouschinchilla 294 64 15
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22 MatherV 292 62 15
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23 raccoonleaf 288 61 15
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24 CoenM 286 59 15
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25 helene 284 57 15
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26 HoH 283 56 15
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27 Nicole 279 54 00
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28 ZhangM 277 52 15
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29 MajewskiK 276 50 15
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30 FauxD 271 49 15
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31 gaufqwi 269 47 15
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32 akambour 264 45 15
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33 KPope 263 43 15
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34 BeningoS 257 42 15
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35 HessJa 256 39 15
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35 LynchT 256 39 00
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37 ecpekkle 255 37 15
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38 Michalle 253 35 15
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39 Vicun-YAH 250 33 15
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40 RobinJRichards 249 31 15
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41 Timm 232 29 00
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41 BringMoreLegos 232 29 15
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43 IvixorB 231 26 15
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44 DreierR 227 25 15
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45 NatashaBB 226 23 15
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46 DFisher 224 21 15
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48 TimL 218 18 15
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50 MirandaM 203 14 00
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51 JCEurovision 198 12 15
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53 Vintsanity 189 9 15
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54 Vendy12 164 7 15
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Questions:

The WNBA franchise from Atlanta currently has the best record in the WNBA's Eastern Conference. With a Wikipedia entry that includes such sub-headings as, "The (redacted) of a new team" and "Living the (redacted)", what is the team name of this franchise?

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Dream

The crafting competition television show "Making It" debuted on NBC this past Tuesday night. More associated with a certain other television program, name ONE of the two hosts of "Making It".

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Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman

The title of what film opening today (Fri. Aug. 3) fills-in the blanks of this headline from AFP: "Disney invests in bear market with '_________ _____'"?

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Christopher Robin

"The company is celebrating the 1968 national launch of the (redacted), whose ingredients of ("...redacted...") were seared into American memories by a TV jingle." The above sentence is from a recent CBS Philadelphia story about what specific product?

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Big Mac

Give the name of the city that has been redacted in the image seen here.

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Liverpool

CBS is currently airing commercials for its Fall programming lineup. What new television series this Fall is a reboot of a series from the 1980s, but this new version features a Latino actor in the lead, and a character changed to a woman named Juliet Higgins?

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Magnum P.I.

Multiple choice. Which of the following options is the title of a film currently playing in movie theaters: A) "Excuse Me"; B) "Sorry to Bother You"; C) "Coming Through"; D) "Do You Have the Time"?

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B

What professional golfer and relative of a much admired Canadian, boosted his standing as the world's #1 ranked player and "honorary Canadian" status with his victory at the RBC Canadian Open last weekend?

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Dustin Johnson

After holding strong for several months, the soundtrack to the "The Greatest Showman" is no longer the highest charting film soundtrack on the Billboard 200 album chart. The soundtrack to what other film has replaced "The Greatest Showman" as the top soundtrack?

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Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Tiger Beat's Most Dreamy Heartthrobs of 2008". Here we go. Actor Robert Pattinson is currently filming the epic historical drama film "The King". In "The King", Pattinson plays the heir apparent to the crown of France. Named after a sea creature, what was the dynastic title given to the French crown-prince?

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Dauphin

Give the FIRST name of the person in this photo who is NOT currently engaged to be married to a foreign-born television actress.

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Kevin

Retired MLB relief pitcher Trevor Hoffman was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame last weekend. Hoffman's Hall of Fame plaque bears an image of him wearing a cap with the logo of what MLB team?

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San Diego Padres