Lighter Side of the News (Nov. 02, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #03-03

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1 GoodmanDL 461 98 15
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2 gregariouschinchilla 432 96 15
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3 MattK 421 94 00
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4 casketromance 397 92 15
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5 MilesTeg 392 90 00
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6 quarterrican 371 88 15
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7 akambour 340 86 15
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8 Vicun-YAH 336 84 00
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9 DreierR 334 82 00
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10 RauscherM 333 80 15
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11 BringMoreLegos 331 77 15
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11 SokolM 331 77 15
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13 ChrisRosenberg 329 73 00
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14 GarciaD 314 71 15
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15 griffism 311 69 15
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16 helene 304 67 15
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17 PipkeR 295 65 15
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18 Vintsanity 291 63 00
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19 MatherV 289 60 00
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19 gaufqwi 289 60 00
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21 KPope 283 57 00
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22 Tarn 278 54 00
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22 MoyseyC 278 54 00
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24 McGeeDean 276 51 00
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25 KreitzerJ 264 48 00
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26 DFisher 259 46 15
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27 Adamlowemartin 256 44 00
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28 DebB 255 42 15
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29 Commodore 248 40 00
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30 Timm 241 38 00
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31 ADSanchez 237 36 00
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32 CoenM 233 34 15
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33 Nicole 228 32 15
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34 Svoyager-11 224 30 00
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Questions:

"Halo on Fire", "One" and "Sad but True" are three songs on the setlist (according to Wikipedia) of the WorldWired Tour, with dates performed in Buffalo and Albany, New York this past week, for what band?

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Metallica

What social media term fills-in the blank in the title of this new television drama series that airs on CBS: "God ________ Me"?

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Friended

The horror movie "Halloween" continues to be the #1 film at the U.S. box-office. By what other moniker, as mentioned in the closing credits of the original 1978 film, is killer Michael Myers also known as?

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The Shape

Multiple choice. On Tuesday, comedian Lisa Lampanelli, known as "The Queen of Mean", announced that she is retiring from stand-up comedy. What new career will Lampanelli be pursuing: A) Hair salon owner; B) Novel writer; C) Baby photographer; D) Life coach? (edited at 1:58 pm, November 2, 2018 (EDT))

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D

Name the UNIVERSITY whose football team defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks 45-31 last Saturday to improve their record to 4-5 for the 2018 NCAA FBS season. (attached image is a hint)

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Vanderbilt

The Hollywood Reporter noted on Thursday that the planned Netflix television anthology series "Heartstrings" will begin production soon. The first episode of the series will be titled "Jolene". "Heartstrings" is based on the music of what performer?

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Dolly Parton

What FEMALE first name fills-in the blank in this recent headline from comicbook.com: "_________ McMahon Pitches Serena Williams as WWE's Next Breakout Female Star"?

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Stephanie

On Monday night, Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors set a new NBA record for the most 3-pointers made during a game. How many 3-pointers did Thompson make? (accept within 3 - appropriately)

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14 (accept 11 to 17)

What film title has been redacted three times in the image seen here?

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Nobody's Fool

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "1950s Academy Award Winners". Here we go. "Unspooled" is a podcast where hosts Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson review AFI's top 100 movies of all-time. The selection for last Friday's podcast was what FILM in which Humphrey Bogart won the Academy Award for Best Actor?

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The African Queen

Louis Ducruet, a grandson of a certain 1950s Best Actress Academy Award winner, is currently a scout for his hometown soccer club. This club recently made news by hiring legendary former player Thierry Henry as its manager after a slow start to the 2018-19 Ligue 1 season. Name this soccer club.

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AS Monaco

The album "Spaceman" debuted at #49 on this week's Billboard 200 chart. What original member of the rock band KISS is the artist behind "Spaceman"?

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Ace Frehley