Lighter Side of the News (Mar. 08, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #04-08

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 19 25 15 86 57 36 44 13 44 84 40 50
1 casketromance 446 98 15
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2 gregariouschinchilla 412 96 15
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3 MilesTeg 396 94 15
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4 ChrisRosenberg 388 92 15
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5 RobinJRichards 366 90 00
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6 akambour 345 88 15
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7 quarterrican 343 85 15
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7 DreierR 343 85 15
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9 gaufqwi 339 82 15
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10 PipkeR 329 80 15
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11 AnthonyBianca 325 78 15
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12 Mark 320 75 15
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12 heystephen 320 75 15
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14 McClintockJ 318 70 15
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14 MattK 318 70 15
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16 denise517 301 67 15
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17 CoenM 286 64 15
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17 NatashaBB 286 64 15
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19 GarciaD 273 60 15
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19 BringMoreLegos 273 60 15
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21 trivia9922 271 57 15
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22 MoyseyC 270 55 15
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23 RautY 265 53 15
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24 reallydumb4real 256 51 15
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25 HoH 249 48 00
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26 GarstJ 248 45 15
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26 Vintsanity 248 45 15
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28 HumbabaORiley 245 42 00
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29 SizemoreM 242 40 15
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30 Vicun-YAH 239 38 15
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31 ElendilPickle 229 36 15
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32 KPope 227 34 15
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33 Michalle 222 32 00
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34 SokolM 221 28 15
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34 Nicole 221 28 15
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34 MitchellWA 221 28 15
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37 StanleyP 216 23 15
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38 Commodore 214 21 15
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39 Vendy12 202 19 15
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40 Tarn 189 17 00
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41 ArunH 186 15 00
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42 JennyV 179 13 00
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43 DouglasLovesVixey 165 11 00
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44 AmmermanA 163 8 15
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44 MatchenD 163 8 15
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46 FauxD 92 5 15
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47 ColeB 77 3 15
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48 mathew5000 0 1 00
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Questions:

Baseball writers are still buzzing about the 13-year $330 million contract recently signed by Bryce Harper with what MLB franchise?

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Philadelphia Phillies

Actor Mahershala Ali has received a bit of attention for his latest Oscar win, but he is also no known for appearances on the small screen. Ali was most recently seen in what HBO television series that just wrapped-up its third season on the air?

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True Detective

The superhero film "Captain Marvel" debuts nationwide today (Fri.). In "Captain Marvel", Brie Larson plays the title character, the alter-ego of Carol Danvers. In the film, Danvers is a veteran of what branch of the U.S. Armed Forces?

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Air Force

The image seen here was posted last weekend on the Facebook page of what company?

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Farmers Insurance

Tonight (03-08), CBS airs another new episode ("Past Tense") of the drama series "Blue Bloods", which is currently in its what number of season on television? (accept within one)

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9th (accept 8th to 10th)

Multiple choice. Fresh off of its big Oscar win, "Shallow" by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper has topped the Billboard Hot 100 as the #1 song in the U.S. Which of the following is a phrase from "Shallow": A) "Look into my eyes"; B) "Heart beating close to mine"; C) "Ain't it hard keeping it so hardcore"; D) "Let your love wash over me"?

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C

What word fills-in the blank in the title of this film currently playing in theaters: "Tyler Perry's A Madea Family _______"?

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Funeral

This weekend, a highly attended event is taking place in Bay Hill, Florida. This event is named after what person? (attached image is a hint)

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Arnold Palmer

Today (03-08), marks the release of "Still on My Mind", the fifth studio album for what English singer, first introduced to American listeners by Eminem and named after a mythological figure?

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Dido

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "'Family Feud' Hosts - Past & Present". Here we go. Multiple choice. Astrology dating and lie detector dating are topics that were featured this past week on the daytime talk program properly titled: A) "Steve"; B) "Steve Harvey"; C) "Steve Harvey Show"; D) "The Steve Harvey Show"?

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A

The comedy web television series "PEN15" recently debuted on Hulu. In "PEN15", 31-year-old actresses Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle play 13-year-old versions of themselves. Erskine's parents are played by her real-life mother, and what actor best known for playing Al Borland on the sitcom "Home Improvement"?

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Richard Karn

The big NBA news from this past week is about the downward slide of LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. Name an NBA team that has defeated the Lakers during the month of March (as of Thu. 03/07).

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Bucks, Suns, Clippers, Nuggets