Lighter Side of the News (Feb. 15, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

quarterrican


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #04-05

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 28 34 71 61 63 46 55 25 57 57 34 55
1 quarterrican 425 98 15
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2 MattK 412 96 15
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3 CourtneyKhaaaaaan 406 94 15
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4 MoyseyC 402 92 15
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5 gregariouschinchilla 401 90 15
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6 jveditz 393 88 15
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7 heystephen 390 86 15
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8 GarciaD 389 84 15
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9 SokolM 371 82 15
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10 reallydumb4real 356 80 15
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11 denise517 353 78 15
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12 travis 345 76 15
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13 ADSanchez 339 73 15
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14 Crow-T-Robot 338 71 00
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15 HoH 330 69 15
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16 ElendilPickle 327 67 15
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17 Nicole 314 64 15
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17 CoenM 314 64 15
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19 FauxD 313 61 15
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20 GoodmanDL 312 59 15
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21 ChrisRosenberg 310 57 15
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22 MilesTeg 309 55 15
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23 RobinJRichards 305 53 15
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24 TimL 287 51 15
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25 Matto 277 48 15
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26 McClintockJ 268 46 15
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27 PipkeR 267 44 00
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28 ArunH 258 42 00
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29 MitchellWA 249 40 15
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30 Vendy12 237 38 15
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31 brando3429 234 36 15
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32 BeningoS 233 34 00
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33 NatashaBB 223 32 15
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34 gaufqwi 222 30 00
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35 Tarn 217 28 15
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36 ShampooCell 205 26 15
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37 Vintsanity 197 23 00
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38 felsenheldd 180 21 00
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39 KPope 176 19 00
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40 HumbabaORiley 174 17 00
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41 ColeB 172 15 00
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42 srs 162 13 15
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43 DouglasLovesVixey 148 11 00
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44 MatchenD 147 8 15
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44 CasaleggiL 147 8 15
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46 JennyV 122 5 15
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47 MatthewsP 112 3 00
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48 Golddii 85 1 00
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Questions:

A.J., Howie, Nick, Kevin and Brian are the members of what vocal group who, as of the week of Feb. 9, have the Billboard 200 #1 album with their latest release "DNA"?

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Backstreet Boys

The first trailer for an upcoming Summer 2019 film titled "(redacted) Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" was released earlier this month. "Hobbs & Shaw" is a spin-off of what film franchise?

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Fast & Furious

The title of what television program, audio recorded mainly in Nevada due to that state's exemption from the "dual consent" requirement of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, fills-in the blanks in this Monday story from The Wrap: "Comedy Central is bringing back Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla's '_____ _______'''?

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Crank Yankers

What 9-letter long Latin language word has been redacted in this Instagram photo posted last Sunday?

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Villanova

Multiple choice. The biographical film "Fighting with My Family" was released on Valentine's Day. In this film, actress Florence Pugh stars as what professional wrestler: A) Paige; B) The Fabulous Moolah; C) Charlotte Flair; D) Nikki Bella?

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A

The 61st Grammy Awards were held last Sunday night. What funk rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1983, stepped out to perform "Dark Necessities" with rapper Post Malone?

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

NASCAR's 2019 season begins this Sunday with the Daytona 500. What FIRST name, same as the name of a city in Texas, fills-in the blank in this Wikipedia sentence: "______ Dillon is the defending winner of the Daytona 500, having won it in 2018"?

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Austin

The image seen here is from what highly acclaimed currently playing film?

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Roma

Multiple choice. "Single Woman Running Out of Realistic Options Now That Tebow, Pratt Both Off the Market", is a recent headline from what satirical evangelical Christian website: A) The Alleluia Argus; B) The Babylon Bee; C) The Calvary Chronicle; D) The Daily Disciple?

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B

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "References Someone Who Worried About Kamikazes in 1945". Here we go. "That’s what will ferry as many as 6,000 fans an hour...over the Nimitz Freeway and into Jack London Square...the location of (redacted) proposed ballpark". The previous quote is from a recent news story related to what MLB franchise?

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Oakland A's

What performer served as both the guest host and musical act for last weekend's edition of Saturday Night Live (SNL)?

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Halsey

The Steven Soderbergh directed sports drama film "High Flying Bird" was released this past week. "High Flying Bird" is about athletes that play what sport?

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Basketball