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

Champion(s):

heystephen


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #04-07

Full Results:

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1 heystephen 440 98 15
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2 gregariouschinchilla 421 96 15
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3 GoodmanDL 391 94 15
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4 CoenM 370 92 15
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5 HomerS 368 90 15
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6 KPope 349 88 00
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7 CrocettoR 345 86 15
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8 HightB 338 84 00
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9 HessJa 330 81 15
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10 MilesTeg 328 79 15
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11 RobinJRichards 320 77 15
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12 SokolM 315 75 00
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13 DreierR 307 73 15
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14 quarterrican 302 71 15
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15 brando3429 296 69 00
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16 ShampooCell 289 65 15
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16 Crow-T-Robot 289 65 00
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18 Svoyager-11 288 62 15
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19 JennyV 287 59 15
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19 MoyseyC 287 59 15
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21 Vendy12 282 56 00
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22 DebB 281 53 15
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22 GarciaD 281 53 15
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24 Michalle 274 50 15
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25 BeningoS 272 46 00
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25 MatchenD 272 46 15
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27 Vintsanity 267 42 00
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27 McGeeDean 267 42 15
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29 HoH 265 39 00
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30 naftels 263 37 00
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31 Ethan 254 35 15
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32 mellyjo 249 32 15
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33 BringMoreLegos 246 30 15
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34 MatherV 233 28 00
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35 gaufqwi 230 26 00
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36 ADSanchez 220 24 15
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37 StanleyP 214 22 00
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38 WeaverR 212 20 15
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39 RigsbyD 203 18 00
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40 MitchellWA 190 15 15
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41 FauxD 183 13 00
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42 TimL 180 11 00
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43 DouglasLovesVixey 155 9 15
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44 Zamikaze 125 7 00
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45 EggCzar 101 5 00
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46 JCEurovision 91 3 00
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47 ArunH 52 1 00
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Questions:

The 91st Academy Awards were held last Sunday night. The film "Green Book" won the award for Best Picture. During what 20th century year do the events of "Green Book" take place? (accept within two years)

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1962 (accept 1960 to 1964)

As of Thu. Feb. 28th, what New York City metro area hockey team sits in first place in the NHL's Metropolitan Division?

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Islanders

What two-words fill-in the blanks in this recent story from the South Florida SunSentinel: "The cruise called '______ _____ At Sea’ will take place aboard the Celebrity Infinity Feb. 24-29, 2020 with stops in Key West and Cozumel, Mexico...The cruise will include...bingo, a St. Olaf Dance Party and cheesecake party."?

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Golden Girls

On Tuesday, NBC announced that Jenna Bush Hager will take over a new position on the "Today Show". What person will Hager be replacing in this position?

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Kathie Lee Gifford

It was recently announced that Chris Hemsworth is to star in an upcoming Netflix film. However, this news received quite a backlash by fans on Twitter. What name has been redacted (several times in yellow) in this image?

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Hulk Hogan

What one digit number fills-in the blank in this recent headline from UPI.com: "Ariana Grande's '_ Rings' tops the Hot 100 for fifth consecutive week"?

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7

Multiple choice. The controversial practice known as "backstopping" has drawn some discussion this past week. "Backstopping" occurs in what sport: A) Formula One racing; B) Soccer; C) Curling; D) Golf?

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D

What first name, also a synonym for the Biblical Land of Israel, fills-in the blank in this recent headline from the StarTribune: "National college hoops player of the year race up for grabs minus ____?"?

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Zion

This past week, comedians Fred Armisen and Mary Lynn Rajskub performed in various U.S. cities as part of their comedy tour. The photo seen here was taken by Rajskub in what city?

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New Orleans

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Notable Duos: Only One Has a 'Garth'". Here we go. During ABC's "The Oscars" telecast last Sunday night, what two men presented the film "Bohemian Rhapsody" on the Best Picture segment?

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Mike Myers, Dana Carvey

Recently, it was announced that the popular 1990s era country music act Brooks & Dunn will be releasing "Reboot", their first album in 12 years, on April 5th. What is the STAGE FIRST NAME of the Brooks half of this duo?

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Kix

The Monster, the Peacock and the Bee finished in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place respectively during Wednesday night's finale of what competition television series?

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The Masked Singer