Lighter Side of the News (Nov. 23, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Runner(s)-Up:

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Quiz Description

Quiz - #03-06

Full Results:

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1 gregariouschinchilla 431 98 15
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2 GoodmanDL 366 96 15
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3 heystephen 363 94 15
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4 BringMoreLegos 357 92 15
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5 akambour 353 90 15
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6 RautY 345 88 15
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7 MilesTeg 316 84 15
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7 reallydumb4real 316 84 15
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9 Michalle 313 81 15
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10 HoH 305 79 00
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11 srs 301 77 15
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12 MoyseyC 300 75 15
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13 Tarn 287 72 15
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14 DebB 285 70 15
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15 ElendilPickle 280 68 15
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16 PipkeR 277 65 15
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16 ChrisRosenberg 277 65 15
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18 DouglasLovesVixey 274 61 15
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19 NatashaBB 268 58 00
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19 quarterrican 268 58 15
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21 CasaleggiL 265 55 15
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22 Vicun-YAH 264 53 15
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23 JCEurovision 263 51 00
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24 TimL 262 48 15
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25 Timm 259 46 00
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26 gaufqwi 257 44 15
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27 Vintsanity 255 40 00
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27 DFisher 255 40 15
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27 Svoyager-11 255 40 15
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30 felsenheldd 248 35 15
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31 crm 246 33 00
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32 MattK 242 31 15
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33 jveditz 230 29 15
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34 GarciaD 229 26 00
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34 SokolM 229 26 15
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36 Commodore 221 22 15
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37 ecpekkle 214 19 15
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37 KPope 214 19 15
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39 MitchellWA 193 16 15
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40 casketromance 189 14 15
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41 FauxD 186 11 15
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42 MatherV 184 9 00
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43 ArunH 135 6 00
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43 GarstJ 135 6 15
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45 LynchT 105 3 15
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46 BartholowJ 66 1 00
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Questions:

The 92nd Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place on Thursday. What network televised this event?

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NBC, CBS (edited at 4:50 pm, November 24, 2018 (CST))

A character named Ivan Drago first appeared on film 33 years ago. Drago can now be seen in what movie currently playing in theaters?

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Creed II

Multiple choice. What event did NOT happen for actress/singer Mandy Moore this past week: A) She announced her pregnancy; B) She got married; C) Her pet cat died?

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A

What athlete and Season 26 "Dancing with the Stars" winner (Spring 2018), announced this past week that he is retiring from athletic competition?

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Adam Rippon

The image seen here is part of a publicity campaign to promote an impending 2019 U.S. tour by what band?

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The Rolling Stones

On Monday night, the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Kansas City Chiefs in the highest scoring game in NFL Monday Night Football history. Both teams scored a combined total of how many points? (accept within 4 points)

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105 (accept 101 to 109)

Recently, on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon", Steve Carell admitted that he was nervous meeting a certain singer for the first time, because he had shouted this singer's name in a movie. Name this aforementioned singer.

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Kelly Clarkson

"It celebrates marriage" and "it debunks foster care myths" are two reasons given by the Daily Signal why audiences should see what comedy-drama film currently playing in theaters?

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Instant Family

Multiple choice. Which morning television Today Show presenter has NOT performed in a musical production on Broadway recently: A) Al Roker; B) Jenna Bush Hager; C) Carson Daly?

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C

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is: "Typos". Here we go. What corporate CEO surname fills-in the blank in this recent headline from The Next Web: "______ says Twitter is thinking about an edit button to fix typos in tweets"?

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Dorsey

The young man seen in this photo taken last weekend attends what university?

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Syracuse

"I'm Not Goin" is the latest single, released this past week, by what Atlanta based rapper whose stage name is a combination of a luxury fashion brand and a feature found on a horse?

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Gucci Mane