Lighter Side of the News (Jan. 25, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

MoyseyC


Runner(s)-Up:

raccoonleaf


Quiz Description

Quiz - #04-02

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 07 11 66 66 50 24 42 77 37 29 24 72
1 MoyseyC 444 98 15
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2 raccoonleaf 417 96 15
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3 MattK 407 94 15
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4 akambour 389 92 15
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5 heystephen 381 90 15
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6 MilesTeg 377 88 15
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7 jveditz 353 85 15
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8 KitchenB 344 83 15
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9 ADSanchez 335 81 15
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10 HoH 326 79 15
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11 MitchellWA 324 77 15
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12 DreierR 314 75 15
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13 BringMoreLegos 304 72 15
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14 KreitzerJ 296 69 15
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14 DebB 296 69 15
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16 SizemoreM 293 66 15
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17 TimL 288 64 15
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18 MurphyCD 287 61 15
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19 CoenM 280 59 15
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20 KPope 279 57 15
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21 Tarn 274 55 15
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22 Crow-T-Robot 268 53 15
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23 JennyV 259 51 15
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24 srs 257 47 15
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24 PipkeR 257 47 15
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26 SokolM 252 43 15
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26 GarstJ 252 43 15
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28 Jecrwin 246 40 15
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29 Vintsanity 245 38 15
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30 RJRouge 242 35 15
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31 reallydumb4real 241 33 15
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32 gaufqwi 229 31 15
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33 EggCzar 225 29 15
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34 Vendy12 222 26 15
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34 KonkelT 222 26 15
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36 RonningD 221 22 15
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37 NatashaBB 216 20 15
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38 orwant 212 18 15
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39 JCEurovision 185 16 00
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40 AmmermanA 177 14 15
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41 LynchT 156 11 15
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42 ArunH 152 9 15
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43 MatchenD 147 7 00
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44 Vicun-YAH 113 5 15
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45 FauxD 104 3 15
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46 DouglasLovesVixey 39 1 00
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Questions:

The superhero thriller film "Glass" is the new #1 movie at the U.S. box-office. A sequel to the 2000 film "Unbreakable", who is the director of "Glass"?

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M. Night Shyamalan

50/50 tossup. The new television comedy series "Black Monday" starring Don Cheadle premiered this past week. What premium cable channel airs "Black Monday": HBO or Showtime?

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Showtime

Last Saturday night in Las Vegas, what boxer defeated Adrien Broner in a 12-round decision to defend his WBA welterweight title?

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Manny Pacquiao

WARNING: Exact wording and spelling required. What is the title of the new crime drama film starring Nicole Kidman that is currently playing in theaters? (attached montage is a hint)

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Destroyer

Multiple choice. The children's song "Baby Shark" by Pinkfong has received over two billion views so far on YouTube. Which of the following words is NOT a lyric from "Baby Shark": A) Yay; B) Mommy; C) Run; D) Doo?

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A

The name of what man fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from MLB.com: "Metallica congratulates _______ ______ on his Hall of Fame election"?

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Mariano Rivera

The new television sitcom "Schooled" premiered earlier this month on ABC. "Schooled" is set during the 1990s and has seen appearances of a character named Beverly played by Wendi McLendon-Covey. "Schooled" is a direct spinoff of what television series?

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The Goldbergs

A part of a major event concluding this weekend, the woman seen in this attached image hails from what Eastern European nation?

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Czech Republic

This year's Golden Raspberry Award nominations, recognizing the worst films of 2018, were announced on Monday. Tying with the most nominations (six), what film was promoted with an image featuring a dapper looking John Travolta and the tagline: "He showed the world who's boss"?

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Gotti

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "No Swearing Here". Here we go. The Lyric Opera House in Baltimore is the next tour stop for what "clean" comedian known for his memoir "Dad Is Fat", as well as his bit about Hot Pockets?

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Jim Gaffigan

In connection with a FOX network television event taking place this Sunday night, what four-letter word fills-in the blank in this recent headline from billboard.com: "'____ Live' Soundtrack Gets a Release Date: Listen to 'Seasons of Love' Now"?

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Rent

On Thursday, the rock band Weezer released an album of cover songs, titled "The Teal Album". On the album cover, the members of Weezer are said to being wearing fashion inspired by what television series which aired such episodes as "Glades" and "Badge of Dishonor"?

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Miami Vice