Lighter Side of the News (Nov. 16, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

KelsoT
I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Runner(s)-Up:

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #03-05

Full Results:

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1 KelsoT 395 98 15
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2 CoenM 388 96 15
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3 Jjfjjf 384 94 15
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4 LorinBurte 375 92 15
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5 GoodmanDL 350 90 15
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6 ChrisRosenberg 348 88 15
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7 RobinJRichards 320 86 15
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8 DreierR 316 84 15
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9 Vicun-YAH 309 81 15
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10 MoyseyC 307 79 15
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11 BringMoreLegos 305 77 15
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12 DebB 303 75 15
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13 GarciaD 297 73 15
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14 RauscherM 267 71 15
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15 Nicole 265 69 15
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16 McClintockJ 260 67 15
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17 Michalle 258 63 15
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17 heystephen 258 63 15
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19 DouglasLovesVixey 251 60 15
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20 casketromance 249 58 15
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21 akambour 245 56 15
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22 JCEurovision 240 54 15
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23 KPope 238 52 15
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24 MatherV 228 48 15
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24 NatashaBB 228 48 15
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26 helene 225 45 00
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27 PipkeR 222 43 15
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28 CasaleggiL 220 40 15
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28 HumbabaORiley 220 40 15
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30 Tarn 217 37 15
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31 ShampooCell 213 35 15
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32 mellyjo 205 32 15
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33 gaufqwi 198 29 15
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33 Stevo600 198 29 15
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35 Vintsanity 197 26 00
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36 HoH 196 24 15
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39 quarterrican 151 17 15
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39 reallydumb4real 151 17 15
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41 SokolM 131 13 15
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42 Vendy12 125 11 00
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43 LynchT 123 9 15
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44 tomasnomas 122 7 15
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45 MitchellWA 121 5 15
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46 YuC 116 3 15
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47 ArunH 65 1 15
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Questions:

The Spice Girls recently announced dates for their "Spice World - 2019 UK Tour". Which member of the Spice Girls will NOT be performing on this tour?

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Victoria Beckham, Posh Spice

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season finishes up this Sunday with the Ford EcoBoost 400 championship race. This race is held in what U.S. state?

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Florida

Rosamund Pike plays Marie Colvin in the biographical drama film "A Private War", which opens nationwide today (11-16). What profession did Colvin practice?

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Journalism

On Monday, Anne Hathaway posted a photo of Ryan Gosling on her Instagram account in honor of their shared birthday. Hathaway and Gosling were born on the same exact date. How old (in years) are Hathaway and Gosling? (accept within two years)

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36 (accept 34 to 38)

Name ONE of the three corporate brand logos that have been redacted in the image seen here.

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Google, Instagram, Snapchat

"Chapter Forty: The Great Escape" was the title of Thursday's episode of what CW network teen drama television series that is based on the Archie Comics?

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Riverdale

50/50 tossup. Six weeks have already passed in the 2018-19 NHL regular season. What Pacific Division team has the better record so far: Edmonton Oilers or Vancouver Canucks?

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Vancouver Canucks

The 52nd annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards were held on Wednesday night. The winner for Vocal Group of the Year is a band where four of its members have links to the state of Virginia. With a name inspired by these Virginia connections, identify this winning vocal group.

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Old Dominion

The image seen here was taken this past week from what television program?

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Saturday Night Live

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Italians who Became American and Americans who Became Italian". Here we go. Multiple choice. The World Chess Championship 2018 between reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Fabiano Caruana, who transferred his representation from Italy to US in 2015, is currently underway in London. After five games played (COB Thursday 11-15), what is the status of the match: A) Carlsen leads 3 points to 2 points; B) Caruana leads 3 points to 2 points; C) Match tied at 2 1/2 points each?

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C

In a currently airing commercial for Ancestry.com, talk show host Kelly Ripa announces that she is "74% Italian", and that she is from "the big toe of that sexy Italian boot". What is the name of this "big toe" region? (Note: approximate answers accepted)

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Calabria

On Wednesday, Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets and Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays were announced as MLB's 2018 CY Young Award winners. The legendary pitcher for whom the award is named after, was known by the nickname "Cy", which was short for cyclone. Give the real first or middle name of Cy Young.

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Denton, True