Lighter Side of the News (Dec. 14, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

Ganman


Quiz Description

Quiz - #03-09

Full Results:

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1 MattK 423 99 15
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2 Ganman 408 97 15
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3 gregariouschinchilla 379 95 15
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4 CoenM 370 93 15
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5 RJRouge 350 91 15
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6 AnthonyBianca 349 89 00
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7 YuC 347 87 00
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8 HessJa 342 85 15
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9 GarciaD 341 83 00
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10 akambour 338 81 15
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11 MilesTeg 330 79 15
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12 RobinJRichards 321 77 15
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13 Vendy12 318 75 15
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14 Svoyager-11 313 74 15
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15 Nicole 312 72 00
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16 KPope 309 70 15
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17 SokolM 304 68 00
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18 quarterrican 303 66 00
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19 ChrisRosenberg 302 63 15
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19 DFisher 302 63 15
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21 PipkeR 300 60 00
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22 Crow-T-Robot 299 58 15
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23 MoyseyC 292 56 15
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24 HoH 290 54 00
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25 casketromance 286 52 15
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26 Timm 285 50 15
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27 Vintsanity 281 49 15
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28 AmmermanA 277 47 00
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29 DreierR 274 45 15
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30 EggCzar 269 43 15
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31 ADSanchez 265 40 00
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31 felsenheldd 265 40 15
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33 RautY 258 37 15
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34 Vicun-YAH 250 34 00
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34 gaufqwi 250 34 00
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36 BringMoreLegos 249 31 15
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37 LynchT 243 28 15
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37 DebB 243 28 00
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39 Commodore 242 25 00
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40 HumbabaORiley 228 24 00
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42 TimL 215 20 00
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43 JCEurovision 207 18 00
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44 Michalle 206 16 00
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45 Tarn 194 14 00
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46 MitchellWA 184 12 15
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47 NatashaBB 183 10 15
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48 GarstJ 180 8 15
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49 petkunm 160 6 15
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50 FauxD 153 4 00
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51 ArunH 87 2 00
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52 DouglasLovesVixey 73 1 00
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Questions:

"Cinderella", "My Fair Lady" and "Smoke Signals" are among 25 films added to the National Film Registry on Wednesday. The National Film Registry is part of what parent organization?

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Library of Congress

50/50 tossup. The 2018 MLS Cup was played last weekend. Which team won the match: Atlanta United or Portland Timbers?

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Atlanta United

The television classic "A Charlie Brown Christmas" recently celebrated its 53rd anniversary on the air. What word fills-in the blank in this line from Wikipedia: "Linus says he does and, after walking to center stage, recites the ____________ to the shepherds from the Gospel of Luke"?

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Annunciation

The action in this photo is taking place over what specific roadway that serves as part of the title of a new Barry Jenkins film that opens nationwide today (Friday)?

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Beale Street

On Thursday, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced their list of inductees for the class of 2019. Name ONE of the two female singers who will be inducted into the Rock Hall next year.

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Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks

Comedian Kevin Hart made news this past week for the Academy Awards hosting matter which he pulled out of. How tall in feet and inches is Kevin Hart? (accept within 2 inches)

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5' 4" (accept 5' 2" to 5' 6")

This Saturday, Arizona State plays Fresno State in the NCAA FBS Las Vegas Bowl. What is the nickname of Fresno State's football team?

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Bulldogs

Attached is a cropped image taken from a Tuesday Washington Post story. What name fills-in the blanks in the headline of this story: "New Golden Globes honor will be named after _____ _______"?

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Carol Burnett

On Sunday, the Veterans Committee of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (HoF) elected two retired players for the 2019 HoF class. Name ONE of the two players elected.

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Harold Baines, Lee Smith

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "As Seen (or heard) in 'Love Actually'". Here we go. "Love Actually" actor Liam Neeson plays Impresario in what Coen brothers western anthology film that was recently released on Netflix?

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Multiple choice. The 1994 Mariah Carey classic "All I Want for Christmas Is You" re-entered the Billboard Hot 100 at #14 this past week. Which of the following options is an actual lyric from the song: A) Eggnog; B) Bow; C) Yuletide; D) Reindeer?

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D

Actress Patricia Heaton caused some social media buzz this week by suggesting that what "Forrest Gump" actor should be named as Time magazine's "Person of the Year"?

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Gary Sinise