Lighter Side of the News (Dec. 07, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Quiz - #03-08

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1 gregariouschinchilla 454 97 15
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1 MattK 454 97 15
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3 MilesTeg 429 94 00
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4 heystephen 416 92 15
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5 akambour 413 89 15
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6 quarterrican 384 87 00
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7 MoyseyC 373 85 15
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8 DFisher 368 82 00
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9 Longford 367 80 15
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10 DebB 362 78 15
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11 GarciaD 345 76 15
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12 PipkeR 343 73 15
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13 CoenM 341 71 00
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14 AdamKing 336 69 15
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15 RJRouge 324 67 00
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16 Vicun-YAH 310 64 00
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17 McClintockJ 308 61 15
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17 Tarn 308 61 00
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19 HumbabaORiley 303 57 00
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20 gaufqwi 301 55 00
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21 Vintsanity 299 53 15
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22 GoodmanDL 296 51 15
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23 FauxD 290 48 00
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24 BringMoreLegos 287 46 15
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25 MatherV 285 44 00
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26 ElendilPickle 282 42 00
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28 casketromance 262 37 00
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30 ChrisRosenberg 247 32 00
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31 DreierR 243 30 00
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32 SokolM 222 28 00
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34 MitchellWA 197 23 00
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35 TimL 185 21 15
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36 Michalle 173 19 00
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38 GarstJ 143 14 00
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39 farleyjt 123 12 00
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Questions:

Today (Friday), marks the 17 year-6 month-12 day anniversary of the U.S. release of what film known for the infamy of its 25% score on Rotten Tomatoes?

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Pearl Harbor

"A Majestic Christmas", "Christmas at the Palace" and "Mingle All the Way" are all new original television movies that were broadcast on what pay television network this past week?

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Hallmark Channel

This Saturday, men's and women's FIS Cross-Country World Cup ski races will be held in the village of Beitostølen, which is located in what Scandinavian nation?

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Norway

Multiple choice. Nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards are being announced today (Friday). Which personnel are nominated in the category "Record of the Year": A) Artist(s) only; B) Artist(s) and songwriter(s); C) Songwriter(s) only; D) Artist(s), producer(s) and engineer(s)?

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D

Spending $500,000 to buy luxury watches for his stunt team in Hong Kong is just one of the many surprising revelations in the recently released English language edition of "Never Grow Up", a memoir by what man?

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Jackie Chan

Seen here is a still from what Fox network comedy television series that returns with a new episode tonight (Friday)?

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The Cool Kids

On Thursday, Olivia Colman was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the category Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her role in film "The Favourite". The namesake of a notable pirate ship, what figure does Colman play in "The Favourite"?

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Queen Anne

Selections for the 2018-19 College Football Playoffs were made last weekend. The four teams selected include Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma and what other team?

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Notre Dame

What letter fills-in the blank in this recent headline from The Guardian: "Deontay Wilder retains WB_ heavyweight title over Tyson Fury after split draw"?

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C

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Political Podcasts". Here we go. On this week's episode of National Review's "Political Beats" podcast, think-tank researcher Adam White discussed his favorite rock band - Queen. Name either the bassist or drummer for Queen.

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John Deacon, Roger Taylor

The redacted words in the images seen here forms the title of what drama film that premieres nationwide today (Friday)?

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Vox Lux

The nicknames of two college friends and Carolina Alive choir members inspired the name of what band that recently reunited after a long hiatus to announce plans for a new album and tour in 2019?

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Hootie and the Blowfish