Lighter Side of the News (Feb. 01, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

ElendilPickle


Runner(s)-Up:

DeeKay


Quiz Description

Quiz - #04-03

Full Results:

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1 ElendilPickle 452 98 15
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2 DeeKay 365 96 15
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3 ChrisRosenberg 359 94 15
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4 Nicole 354 91 15
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5 quarterrican 352 89 15
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6 AnthonyBianca 350 87 15
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7 MattK 346 84 00
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8 Crow-T-Robot 331 82 15
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9 MoyseyC 329 80 00
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10 BeningoS 328 77 00
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11 MilesTeg 322 75 00
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12 heystephen 308 73 00
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13 reallydumb4real 307 70 00
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14 BringMoreLegos 299 68 00
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15 DebB 297 65 00
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15 RauscherM 297 65 00
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17 Tarn 295 60 00
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17 CoenM 295 60 00
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19 gaufqwi 289 56 15
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20 casketromance 280 54 00
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21 felsenheldd 274 52 15
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22 PipkeR 269 50 15
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23 SokolM 267 46 00
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23 GarciaD 267 46 00
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25 akambour 252 43 15
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26 DreierR 248 40 15
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27 MatherV 244 38 15
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28 Michalle 243 36 00
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29 denise517 237 32 00
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29 ColeB 237 32 00
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31 HoH 231 29 00
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32 KPope 224 26 00
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33 NatashaBB 218 24 00
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34 mellyjo 176 22 00
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35 Vintsanity 164 19 00
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36 FauxD 152 16 00
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36 DouglasLovesVixey 152 16 00
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38 MitchellWA 139 12 15
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39 petkunm 113 10 00
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40 Vendy12 68 8 00
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41 JCEurovision 51 5 00
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42 JennyV 47 3 00
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43 ArunH 36 1 00
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Questions:

"L.A. proved too much for the man", "a simpler place in time", and "bought a one way ticket back" are words associated with what person who has plans to be viewed by a large television audience this weekend?

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Gladys Knight

On Thursday night, the latest episode ("Four Movements") of the television comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine aired. What television network currently broadcasts the sixth season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine?

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NBC

The 2019 NHL All-Star Game took place last weekend, with the Metropolitan All-Stars winning in the Final game. What California city hosted this year's NHL All-Star Game?

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San Jose

Seen here is a still from a television commercial, currently in heavy rotation, advertising a product produced by what company?

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Apple

Multiple choice. Recently, the late-night television talk show "Conan" returned with new episodes after a three month hiatus. What is different about "Conan" now: A) No Andy Richter; B) The Basic Cable Band has a new drummer; C) Triumph the Insult Comic Dog returns; D) Show shortened to 30 minutes?

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D

On Monday, a trending on Bing blurb read, "Brow Wants Out". This blurb linked to stories related to what NBA center-forward who currently plays for the New Orleans Pelicans?

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Anthony Davis

For the week of Feb. 2nd, the top-two songs on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart are "Tequila" and "Speechless", which are by what duo?

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Dan + Shay

The photo seen here was taken last weekend in what U.S. state?

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Utah

Multiple choice. Anne Hathaway has made a few provocative assertions lately. Which of the following is NOT one of them: A) She has quit drinking alcohol for the next 18 years; B) She had initially turned down hosting the Academy Awards with James Franco; C) She saw Mayor Willie Brown kissing Kamala Harris when Brown made his "Princess Diaries" cameo; D) She thinks that she is funnier with blonde hair?

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C

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Antiquated Insulting Terms". Here we go. What film currently playing in theaters has been summarized by film critic Jacob Sahms with the lines: "The chemistry between Cranston and Hart works...One of my favorites involves Cranston’s physically crippled..."?

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The Upside

Seen here is a recent personal Instagram photo taken from the set of what television series that can be seen on the streaming service Hulu?

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Harlots

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2019 are set to begin this week. This year's world championships will be held at the Åre ski resort, which is located in what Scandinavian nation?

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Sweden