Lighter Side of the News (Apr. 19, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Runner(s)-Up:

xabe


Quiz Description

Quiz - #05-01

Full Results:

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1 CoenM 363 99 15
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2 xabe 360 97 00
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3 quarterrican 359 95 15
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4 Matto 358 93 15
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5 heystephen 356 91 15
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6 MilesTeg 337 88 00
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6 ChengJa 337 88 00
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8 gregariouschinchilla 336 85 15
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9 DebB 334 83 15
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10 Michalle 332 81 15
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11 RobinJRichards 329 79 15
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12 GhostsDaddy 328 76 15
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12 MoyseyC 328 76 00
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14 McGeeDean 317 71 15
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14 MattK 317 71 15
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14 casketromance 317 71 00
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14 PSUrose 317 71 15
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18 HoH 306 66 15
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19 Mark 300 64 15
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20 IvixorB 296 62 00
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21 srs 288 60 00
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22 Tarn 276 58 15
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23 helene 275 56 15
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24 colleenw 273 54 15
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25 KPope 267 52 00
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26 ADSanchez 264 50 15
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27 ShampooCell 262 49 15
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28 MatchenD 257 47 00
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29 gaufqwi 246 45 00
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30 PipkeR 243 42 00
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30 Vendy12 243 42 15
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32 Nicole 238 39 15
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33 reallydumb4real 233 37 15
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34 GarciaD 232 35 00
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35 felsenheldd 214 33 15
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36 MitchellWA 209 31 00
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37 ElendilPickle 203 29 15
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38 BringMoreLegos 201 27 00
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39 Vintsanity 200 25 00
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40 SokolM 193 24 15
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41 Crow-T-Robot 187 22 00
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42 ArunH 180 20 00
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43 DavidNicks 175 18 15
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44 FauxD 165 16 00
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45 JCEurovision 152 14 15
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46 brando3429 151 12 00
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47 JennyV 131 10 15
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48 DouglasLovesVixey 129 8 00
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49 NatashaBB 125 6 00
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50 HeberleC 116 4 00
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51 watersd 89 2 00
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52 garrybl 77 1 00
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Questions:

Last Saturday, Val Chmerkovskiy married Jenna Johnson in a romantic cliffside ceremony. Chmerkovskiy and Johnson both appear on what television program?

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Dancing with the Stars

Chicago Cubs baseball player Yu Darvish has caused some buzz so far this 2019 MLB regular season. Darvish plays what position?

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Pitcher

Last weekend, two films about fictional female pop-rock singers were released nationwide. Incorporating words from the title of a very notable 1991 rock song in their respective titles (minus an extra letter "s" in one of the film titles), name EITHER one of these films.

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Her Smell, Teen Spirit

The unauthorized biography "Funny Man: (redacted)" by Patrick McGilligan was recently published. According to reviewers, the book's unflattering account portrays its subject to be like Max Bialystock and President Skroob. Who is the subject of "Funny Man"?

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Mel Brooks

In honor of Tiger Woods winning his 5th Masters title last Sunday, Question 5 is for Tiger. Multiple choice. Everybody knows that Tiger wears a red shirt on Sunday. But what shade? What letter from this montage corresponds to a redacted photo of the DRI-FIT TW Vapor taken from Nike's official website?

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B

The animated adventure film "Missing Link" is currently playing in theaters. The plot of "Missing Link" involves escorting Mr. Link to his Yeti cousins. The action in "Missing Link" takes place in what major mountain range?

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Himalayas

On Thursday, TVLine reported that the comedy series "Last Man Standing" had been renewed for an 8th season. "Last Man Standing" currently airs on what television network?

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Fox

From a recent Instagram post asking, "What was your favorite moment...," what word has been redacted (in PINK) in the photo seen here?

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Aerosmith

Multiple choice. This past week, "Magic Mike" star Channing Tatum made several social media posts featuring Josh Herrin. Herrin is an athlete who competes in what sport: A) Motorcycle racing; B) Surfing; C) CrossFit Games?

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A

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Something Silver and Something Done On (or under) a Lake". Here we go. After multiple delays, the neo-noir mystery film "Under the Silver Lake" is finally released today (Fri.). "Under the Silver Lake" is set in what western U.S. city?

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Los Angeles

Recently, on the NPR program "Fresh Air", Terry Gross interviewed a man who mentioned that he signs leather jackets with a silver-ink pen, and that he had been a water ski instructor at Blue Mountain Camp in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Who did Gross interview?

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Henry Winkler

The song "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X currently sits at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. What species of animal is mentioned seven times in "Old Town Road"?

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Horse