Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 28, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

Snuffleupagus


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-50

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 433 99 15
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2 Snuffleupagus 408 97 15
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3 GoodmanDL 363 95 15
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4 RauscherM 357 93 15
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5 Vicun-YAH 351 91 00
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6 quarterrican 341 90 15
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7 BringMoreLegos 337 88 15
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8 Tarn 335 86 15
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9 akambour 330 84 15
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10 KPope 327 82 15
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11 jlboldrick 322 80 15
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12 SizemoreM 319 79 15
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13 MilesTeg 313 76 15
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13 MurphyCD 313 76 15
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15 Longford 308 73 15
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16 KelsoT 303 70 15
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16 HomerS 303 70 15
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18 CoenM 299 68 00
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19 felsenheldd 297 66 15
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20 RobinJRichards 296 64 00
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21 griffism 291 62 15
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22 IvixorB 287 60 00
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23 gaufqwi 281 59 15
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24 zerocrates 277 57 15
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25 DreierR 273 54 15
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25 MattK 273 54 15
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27 HessJa 268 51 00
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28 NatashaBB 261 50 15
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29 DebB 258 48 15
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30 ElendilPickle 255 46 15
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31 MatherV 253 44 15
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32 MoyseyC 247 42 15
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33 PipkeR 244 40 15
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34 Michalle 243 37 00
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34 Nicole 243 37 00
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34 helene 243 37 15
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37 Vendy12 239 33 15
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38 CasaleggiL 238 31 15
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39 SykesS 235 30 15
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40 TimL 220 28 00
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41 Svoyager-11 203 26 15
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42 FauxD 199 23 15
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42 casketromance 199 23 15
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44 hypotactic 181 20 15
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45 ShampooCell 173 19 15
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49 Vintsanity 149 11 15
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50 DouglasLovesVixey 120 10 00
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51 YuC 119 8 00
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Questions:

This past Saturday night, Paul Simon played his "farewell" concert at Corona Park, which is located in what New York City borough where Simon grew up?

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Queens

Keira Knightley currently stars in the biographical film "Colette", which is about the author of what novella that would later be adapted into a much celebrated musical?

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Gigi

Two years ago, The Washington Post ran a story with the headline: "Congrats, _____ _____. You are the snobbiest small town in America, says this study." More recently, The Washington Post published a story with the headline: "_____ _____ is 74, sober and ready to work. The problem? Nobody wants to work with him." What same two words fill-in the blanks for both of these headlines?

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Chevy Chase

The title of what new medical drama television series has been redacted in the image seen here?

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New Amsterdam

What word fills-in the blank in this recent headline from NOLA.com: "Drew Brees breaks NFL record for most career ___________"?

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Completions

The twenty-second season of the animated television series "South Park" debuted on Wednesday night. The theme music for "South Park" is performed by what rock band?

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Primus

What singer landed her fourth #1 album atop the Billboard 200 this week with "Cry Pretty", a first for a woman to bring four country music albums to #1 on the all-genre chart?

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Carrie Underwood

Subject of some publicity earlier this month, spell-out the word seen in this image using the Latin alphabet.

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Orioles

The title of what animated film, opening nationwide today (Sep. 28), fills-in the blank in this Wikipedia summary: "In a twist on legends, Migo (Channing Tatum) is a Yeti who is convinced that the elusive creature known as the '_________'"...?

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Smallfoot

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Golf Balls". Here we go. Multiple choice. Last Sunday, Tiger Woods surprised the world by winning the 2018 Tour Championship, his first PGA Tour tournament win in five years. The golf ball that Tiger Woods currently plays is the "Tour B SX", which is manufactured by what company: A) TaylorMade; B) Bridgestone; C) Titleist; D) Srixon?

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B

Chloƫ Sevigny and Kristen Stewart star in an independent film currently playing in theaters. In the film, Sevigny plays what historical figure? (attached image is a hint)

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Lizzie Borden

The famous 1972 Pittsburgh Steelers "Immaculate Reception" play occurred as part of the storyline of the relationship between Jack and Rebecca during Tuesday night's third season premiere of what television series?

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