Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 26, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Runner(s)-Up:

MilesTeg
Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody's gonna die. Come watch TV.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #03-02

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1 CoenM 410 98 15
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2 MilesTeg 378 96 15
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3 MoyseyC 368 93 15
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4 quarterrican 356 91 15
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5 GoodmanDL 351 88 00
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6 Tarn 340 85 15
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6 Vendy12 340 85 15
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8 ChrisRosenberg 320 81 00
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9 akambour 311 78 00
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10 Nicole 310 76 15
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11 DebB 308 73 15
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12 PipkeR 298 70 15
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12 Vintsanity 298 70 15
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14 DreierR 286 66 15
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15 Commodore 285 63 15
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16 HoH 280 61 00
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17 McClintockJ 273 58 00
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18 jlboldrick 270 53 15
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18 IvixorB 270 53 00
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18 TimL 270 53 15
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21 Vicun-YAH 268 48 15
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22 Svoyager-11 265 46 15
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23 HessJa 260 43 15
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24 AmmermanA 248 41 00
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25 EggCzar 246 38 00
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26 FauxD 243 36 00
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27 GarstJ 238 33 15
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31 helene 215 23 15
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32 ElendilPickle 200 20 00
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34 KPope 163 16 00
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35 NatashaBB 160 12 00
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37 felsenheldd 150 8 00
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40 ArunH 73 1 00
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Questions:

This past week, Joe Rogan interviewed Kelly Slater on his "Joe Rogan Experience" podcast. Slater is an athlete who competes in what sport?

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Surfing

Pierce Brosnan posted an Instagram photo on Thursday with a message that noted that one person was not available, because she is currently on a memoir book tour, and that another person "is in heaven making the angels laugh". This post from Brosnan is related to what film?

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Mrs. Doubtfire

Due to recent recording success, two collaborative performers currently sit at #1 and #3 respectively on the Billboard Artist 100 chart. One of these performers is primarily known as a singer. The other performer is known for other artistic endeavors. Name BOTH of these performers.

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Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper

The image seen here is from a new television commercial for what company?

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American Express

Multiple choice. Netflix's new television series "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" is released today (Oct. 26). In this latest installment of the Sabrina franchise, Salem the Cat is portrayed via what method: A) Animatronic puppet; B) Played by a real cat; C) Computer generated imagery (CGI); D) Salem does not appear in this series?

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B

A trailer for an upcoming film starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly features a scene where the well-known literary characters played by Ferrell and Reilly accidently kill Queen Victoria. Name either character played by Ferrell or Reilly.

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Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson

The name of what actor fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from The Wrap: "_______ _________ Cast as Aunt Jackie’s Love Interest on ‘The Conners’"?

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Matthew Broderick

Site of a much-watched event currently taking place, what shallow natural geographic feature is included within the map seen here?

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Chavez Ravine

This past week, a lawsuit was filed against rapper Nicki Minaj for copyright infringement. What singer/songwriter, known for such lyrics as, "the speed so fast I felt like I was drunk" and "said I don't want leave you lonely", is suing Minaj?

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Tracy Chapman

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Men with Mustaches". Here we go. After seven weeks of play in the 2018 NFL season, what TEAM, led by a veteran head coach who sports a mustache, currently (as of Oct. 23) has the best record (6-1-0) in the AFC?

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Kansas City Chiefs

The likeness of what historical figure has been redacted in this photo taken last Sunday night?

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Mark Twain

"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak celebrates a birthday today (Oct. 26). How old (in years) is Pat Sajak? (accept within 5 years)

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72 (accept 67 to 77)