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

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Quiz Description

Quiz - #04-09

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1 MattK 421 98 15
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2 casketromance 387 96 00
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3 quarterrican 385 93 15
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4 KreitzerJ 376 90 15
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5 MilesTeg 353 88 15
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6 denise517 351 85 15
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7 StanleyP 341 82 00
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8 IvixorB 337 80 15
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9 CoenM 329 76 15
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9 ElendilPickle 329 76 00
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11 HoH 323 72 15
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12 DebB 314 68 15
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12 felsenheldd 314 68 15
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14 Crow-T-Robot 313 64 15
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15 akambour 311 61 15
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16 gaufqwi 310 59 15
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17 Timm 306 56 15
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18 CainM 305 52 15
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18 MatherV 305 52 15
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20 Michalle 300 48 00
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21 MirandaM 292 46 15
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22 heystephen 283 43 15
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23 trivia9922 261 40 00
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24 SokolM 253 38 00
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25 MoyseyC 245 35 15
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26 MitchellWA 240 32 15
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27 ArunH 238 30 00
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29 Vintsanity 203 25 15
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30 JennyV 189 22 00
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31 Tarn 183 19 00
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32 ColeB 170 17 00
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33 FauxD 138 14 15
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34 ecpekkle 135 10 15
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34 paperclipracket 135 10 15
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36 TimL 70 6 00
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37 DouglasLovesVixey 68 3 00
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Questions:

In light of certain recent publicity, it was announced last Friday the removal from circulation, from what television series, a 1991 episode that featured a character named Leon Kompowsky, a bricklayer from Paterson, New Jersey?

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The Simpsons

Multiple choice. What hip-hop artist got married last weekend: A) Logic; B) Chance the Rapper; C) Common; D) Kendrick Lamar?

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B

The Western action film "The Kid" is currently playing in theaters. "The Kid" features the historical figures Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. According to IMDb.com, what state capital city appropriately served as a filming location for "The Kid"?

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Santa Fe

The 50th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals are taking place this weekend in Gainesville, Florida. The four divisions in NHRA drag racing are: Top Fuel, Funny Car, ___ _____ (Automobile) and ___ _____ Motorcycle. What two words (repeated twice) fill-in the blanks above?

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Pro Stock

On this week's edition of the "Political Beats" podcast, writer Jay Cost appeared as a guest to talk about what rock band, known for such albums as, "Shake Your Money Maker" and "The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion," before breaking-up in 2015?

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The Black Crowes

On Wednesday night, Liverpool won its Round of 16 match (3-1 aggregate) to advance in the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League. What soccer club did Liverpool defeat? (attached image is the club's logo (redacted))

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Bayern Munich

The latest video of "Hiking With Kevin" posted on comedian Kevin Nealon's YouTube channel, was a hike that began in the snows of Utah, but apparently ended at the Flamingo hotel in Las Vegas. During this hike Nealon asked such questions as, "what's the difference between a teen idol and a heartthrob?" and "are you the peacock?". Who was Nealon's guest on this hike?

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Donny Osmond

The name of what character, described by literary critic Bobbie Ann Mason as, "cool as Mata Hari and as sweet as Betty Crocker," fills-in the blank in the title of this film that opens nationwide today (Fri.): "_____ ____ and the Hidden Staircase"?

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Nancy Drew

Multiple choice. The Season 23 live finale of ABC's "The Bachelor" aired on Tuesday night. Bachelor Colton Underwood named Cassie Randolph as the winner. What happened next: A) She did not accept the final rose; B) She accepted the final rose, but he did not propose; C) She accepted the final rose and his proposal; D) She accepted the final rose, but rejected his proposal?

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B

In honor of St. Patrick's Day this Sunday, the mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is: "Patties". Here we go. Billboard.com recently noted that comedian John Mulaney had recreated the look seen on the cover of the 1975 album "Horses" for a photo used during Mulaney's recent Saturday Night Live (SNL) hosting gig. "Horses" was the debut album for what singer known as the "punk poet laureate"?

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Patti Smith

The work of art tagged in this recent Instagram post includes within it a depiction of what type of burger patty?

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Veggie (accept soy, tofu ect.)

This Sunday, CBS will air "Selection Sunday" where the field of teams for the 2019 NCAA Tournament (men's basketball) will be set and sorted into brackets. "Selection Sunday" begins at what PM hour EST?

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6:00