Lighter Side of the News (Dec. 21, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

RJRouge
And shepherds we shall be for thee, my Lord, for thee.


Runner(s)-Up:

MirandaM
Only the Trivial Life is worth living


Quiz Description

Quiz - #03-10

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1 RJRouge 385 98 15
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2 MirandaM 382 96 15
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3 Longford 372 93 15
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4 gaufqwi 369 91 15
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5 MilesTeg 357 88 15
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6 ShampooCell 305 85 00
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7 MoyseyC 303 83 00
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8 Svoyager-11 300 80 15
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9 Commodore 298 78 00
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10 ElendilPickle 293 75 15
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11 CoenM 285 73 15
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12 RauscherM 280 70 00
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13 Vintsanity 273 67 15
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14 Crow-T-Robot 265 65 00
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15 Vendy12 262 62 00
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16 KPope 258 60 15
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17 SokolM 247 57 00
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18 MattK 240 55 00
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19 MatherV 239 52 15
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20 quarterrican 235 50 15
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21 PipkeR 231 47 15
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22 akambour 228 44 15
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23 ArunH 203 42 00
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24 GarstJ 180 37 00
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24 Jon1234 180 37 15
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24 MitchellWA 180 37 00
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Questions:

Applebee's is currently airing a television commercial for their holiday gift cards. The song playing in this ad is "Time of the Season" by what band that was recently elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

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The Zombies

This week, DHX Media announced an agreement to produce new "Peanuts" (e.g. Charlie Brown, Snoopy) content that will become available on what company's streaming service?

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Apple

50/50 tossup. The New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers played each other last Sunday. What team won: Patriots or Steelers?

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Steelers

The film "Mary Poppins Returns" opens nationwide today (Dec. 21). In the film, if Mary Poppins is wearing a blue hat, then what is the main color of her coat?

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Red

What is the name of the character directly underneath the red arrow in this movie still?

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Spider-Ham (Peter Porker) (edited at 10:09 am, December 22, 2018 (AEDT))

Hosted by a great granddaughter of a U.S. president, what surname fills-in the blank of this PBS television program that airs a new episode today (Dec. 21): "Firing Line with Margaret ______"?

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Hoover

The single "Lose It" by Kane Brown continues to receive significant radio airplay. According to Wikipedia, what genre of music is "Lose It"?

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Country

Seen here at a football game this past week, the family in this photo is not associated with football, but rather with what other specific type of sport?

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Drag Racing

The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 draw was held on Monday. Juventus will play Atlético Madrid in the Round of 16. Juventus is based in what Italian city?

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Turin

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Men with Big White Beards who Scare Little Kids". Here we go. What six-word title fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from The Wrap: "David Letterman’s ‘__ ____ _____ _____ __ ____________’ Renewed for Season 2 by Netflix"?

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My Next Guest Needs No Introduction

Per annual tradition, TBS will air its "A Christmas Story" marathon this week. How many times does the Higbee's department store Santa Claus say "Ho" (as in "Ho-Ho-Ho") during one of the film's iconic vignettes? (count each individual "Ho" - accept within 10)

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40 (accept 30 to 50)

According to a recent article in Ad Age, what comedian and notorious germaphobe admitted, "I censor myself more than I ever have"?

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Howie Mandel