Lighter Side of the News (Dec. 28, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

HomerS
I am Groot.


Runner(s)-Up:

quarterrican


Quiz Description

Quiz - #03-11

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 65 54 24 49 31 62 67 49 49 54 77 16
1 HomerS 461 98 15
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2 quarterrican 443 96 00
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3 MoyseyC 378 92 15
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3 KPope 378 92 00
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5 KitchenB 377 88 00
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6 RobinJRichards 368 85 00
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7 Tarn 347 83 00
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8 HowellT3 340 80 15
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9 MatherV 339 76 15
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9 MattK 339 76 15
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11 Vintsanity 337 73 00
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12 GoodmanDL 324 70 15
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13 MilesTeg 317 67 15
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14 akambour 314 65 00
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15 CoenM 312 62 00
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16 SokolM 308 60 00
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17 srs 289 57 00
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18 DreierR 286 55 00
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19 HoH 273 52 00
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20 Vendy12 268 50 00
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21 casketromance 264 47 00
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22 Michalle 260 44 15
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23 AmmermanA 259 42 15
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24 LynchT 256 39 15
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25 GPB 253 37 00
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26 gaufqwi 243 34 15
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27 DebB 242 32 15
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28 MitchellWA 240 29 00
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29 denise517 239 26 15
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30 Crow-T-Robot 218 24 00
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31 GarciaD 208 21 00
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32 wouterst 198 19 00
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33 brando3429 195 16 15
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34 JennyV 169 14 00
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35 JCEurovision 141 11 00
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36 GarstJ 92 8 00
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37 ArunH 85 6 00
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38 DouglasLovesVixey 31 3 00
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39 EggCzar 0 1 00
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Questions:

Earlier this month, Netflix released a performance taped at the Walter Kerr Theater where what man jokes: "There was no Jersey, Jersey, Jersey Shore! Jersey almighty #@%!...I invented that."?

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Bruce Springsteen

Malaysian-born film director James Wan is known for such movies as "The Conjuring" and "Furious 7". What film by Wan can currently be seen in theaters?

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Aquaman

Five NBA games were played on Christmas Day. Other than the Los Angeles Lakes or Golden State Warriors, name ONE of the other eight teams that played on Christmas Day.

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Knicks, Bucks, Rockets, Thunder, Celtics, Sixers, Blazers, Jazz

Billboard just released their list of the top 200 albums of 2018. What rapper is the only artist to have two albums in the top-10 with "beerbongs & bentleys" and "Stoney"?

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Post Malone

Multiple choice. Which of the following hypothetical requests would be the most appropriate for the reception festivities of a certain celebrity wedding this past week: A) "Mom, please don't sing 'Like a Virgin'"; B) "Uncle Mike, please don't sing 'Surfing USA'"; C) "Dad, please don't sing 'Achy Breaky Heart'"; D) "Grandma, I don't care how big of a Juggalo you are, please don't rap any ICP"? (edited at 8:55 am, December 28, 2018 (EST))

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C

Give the titular FIRST names of the duo seen in this poster for a film that debuts nationwide in the U.S. today (Dec. 28).

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Stan, Ollie

Of the competitors that made ESPN The Magazine's list of the 20 most dominant athletes of 2018, which one has parents named Scat Daddy and Stage Magic?

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Justify

This Sunday night, FOX will air a two-hour long season two premiere episode for what science-fiction television series that features Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson?

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The Orville

Multiple choice. The 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between the Boston Bruins versus the Chicago Blackhawks is taking place on New Year's Day. Where will this event take place: A) Level 5 Stadium in Fukuoka City, Japan; B) Fenway Park in Boston; C) Soldier Field in Chicago; D) Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana?

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D

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Nat King Cole Lives!". Here we go. Last weekend, the #24 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart was by Nat King Cole. What is the title of this song? (two different titles accepted)

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The Christmas Song, Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

Grossing $18 million, Forbes magazine recently named him the #7 highest earning comedian of 2018. Give the name of the living autonomous flesh-and-blood human being seen in this photo.

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Terry Fator

Once again, ABC will air "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" from New York City's Times Square this Monday night. Who since the 2012-13 edition has been the solo host of this televised special?

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Ryan Seacrest