Lighter Side of the News (Nov. 30, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

quarterrican


Runner(s)-Up:

MilesTeg
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Quiz Description

Quiz - #03-07

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 02 28 51 65 41 28 38 73 43 72 62 17
1 quarterrican 429 99 15
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2 MilesTeg 410 97 15
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3 AnthonyBianca 405 95 15
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4 MattK 397 94 15
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5 Crow-T-Robot 386 91 15
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38
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5 gregariouschinchilla 386 91 15
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38
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7 CoenM 340 88 15
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38
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8 Vendy12 331 87 15
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72
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9 IvixorB 330 85 15
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10 RJRouge 328 83 15
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41
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11 ElendilPickle 312 82 15
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12 HoH 309 80 15
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43
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13 Stevo600 307 78 15
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14 Tarn 304 77 15
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62
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15 MatherV 294 75 15
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16 lucyhoneychurch 292 73 15
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17 Michalle 287 72 15
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18 DreierR 282 70 15
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19 ecpekkle 281 68 15
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20 heystephen 278 66 15
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21 BarthR 274 65 15
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22 Vicun-YAH 271 63 15
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23 reallydumb4real 268 61 15
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24 HumbabaORiley 267 60 15
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25 NatashaBB 265 58 15
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26 helene 263 55 15
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26 casketromance 263 55 15
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26 TimL 263 55 15
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29 MoyseyC 262 51 15
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30 ChrisRosenberg 257 50 15
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31 srs 255 48 15
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32 mellyjo 251 46 15
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33 KPope 249 44 15
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34 Nicole 248 43 15
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35 ADSanchez 247 41 15
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36 Timm 244 39 15
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37 RauscherM 242 38 15
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38 MirandaM 241 36 15
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39 GoodmanDL 240 34 15
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40 ArunH 238 33 15
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41 MajewskiK 236 31 15
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42 BringMoreLegos 234 29 15
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43 Commodore 225 27 15
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44 YuC 224 26 15
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45 gaufqwi 223 24 15
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46 GarciaD 221 22 15
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47 ShampooCell 214 21 15
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48 MitchellWA 210 19 15
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49 AmmermanA 207 17 15
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50 JCEurovision 203 16 15
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51 DouglasLovesVixey 186 14 00
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52 hypotactic 179 12 15
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53 LynchT 178 11 15
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54 jlboldrick 176 9 15
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55 felsenheldd 163 7 15
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56 SokolM 151 5 15
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57 FauxD 148 4 15
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58 KonkelT 92 2 15
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59 KallmannA 88 1 15
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Questions:

In the recently released drama film "At Eternity's Gate", Willem Dafoe's left ear is not visible during the second half of the film. What historical figure does Dafoe play in "At Eternity's Gate"?

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Vincent Van Gogh

"thank u, next" is the current #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. "thank u, next" is by what recording artist?

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Ariana Grande

Former teen pop sensation Nick Jonas is getting married this weekend. Also the homeland of Jonas' bride, in what nation is this wedding taking place?

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India

The current table leader in the English Premiere League is Manchester City F.C. What word fills-in this Wikipedia description: "Manchester City's home colours are ___ blue and white"?

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Sky

What is the surname of the fictional character in the movie still seen here?

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Dumbledore

What television series title (also the name of a religious figure) fills-in the blank in this headline from newsok.com: "'______’ Season 5 Trailer: Idris Elba and His Trench Coat are Back For More Bloody Mysteries"?

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Luther

An Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of Jesus is the namesake of what university that made news this past week by beating Duke and becoming the new #1 ranked NCAA men's basketball team?

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Gonzaga

Seen in this image is a musical enterprise known as "____ and Company" which just announced dates for a 2019 tour. What word fills-in the blank above?

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Dead

Name the former Nickelodeon child actress who this past week broke a long held silence with a Paper Magazine interview in which she discussed her four years sobriety and regretful tweets, please.

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Amanda Bynes

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Watch Your Language". Here we go. Last Friday, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson played against each other in "The Match", a televised event. One of the "prop bets" that gamblers could make relates to the total number of curse words said by Woods and Mickelson during the match. What was the official line number of total curse words that gamblers could wager Over or Under? (accept within 6)

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21.5 (accept 15.5 to 27.5)

Multiple choice. Last weekend, a man associated with the 1992 Disney animated film "Aladdin" posted a tweet that included language criticized as "insensitive", "ignorant" and "racist". Who was it: A) One of the producers of "Aladdin"; B) One of the writers of "Aladdin"; C) One of the composers of "Aladdin"; D) Gilbert Gottfried?

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B

This week's "Unspooled" podcast, hosted by Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson, discussed what 1971 dystopian crime film based on a novel by Anthony Burgess?

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A Clockwork Orange