Lighter Side of the News (May 10, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.

akambour
Full price for gum? That dog won't hunt, monsignor!


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Quiz - #05-04

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 AnthonyBianca 420 98 15
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1 akambour 420 98 15
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3 heystephen 413 95 15
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4 MilesTeg 368 94 15
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5 MoyseyC 356 92 15
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6 LorinBurte 344 90 15
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7 denise517 343 89 15
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8 Tarn 338 85 15
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8 PolinskyL 338 85 15
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8 CoenM 338 85 15
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11 DreierR 330 82 15
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12 reallydumb4real 329 80 15
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13 SokolM 323 79 00
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14 MattK 320 77 15
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15 quarterrican 318 75 15
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16 felsenheldd 311 74 15
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17 ChrisW 310 72 15
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18 IvixorB 296 70 15
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19 ElendilPickle 295 69 15
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20 KPope 278 67 15
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21 HoH 265 65 15
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22 gaufqwi 264 64 15
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23 GarstJ 263 62 15
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24 GarciaD 262 60 15
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25 ADSanchez 254 59 00
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26 Vendy12 245 57 15
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27 JCEurovision 241 55 00
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28 LynchT 238 53 00
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28 Vintsanity 238 53 15
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30 ChengJa 236 50 15
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30 McClintockJ 236 50 15
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32 watersd 235 47 15
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33 Shosin 234 45 15
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33 gregariouschinchilla 234 45 15
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35 LeungT 233 42 15
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36 LeoneC 231 40 15
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36 AdamKing 231 40 15
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38 Crow-T-Robot 226 37 15
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39 queenaoife 221 35 00
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40 Commodore 213 34 15
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41 RobinJRichards 212 32 15
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42 brando3429 198 30 15
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42 MitchellWA 198 30 15
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44 HeberleC 189 27 15
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45 casketromance 179 25 15
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46 Michalle 178 24 15
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47 jnowell 174 22 15
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48 colleenw 169 20 15
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48 StanleyP 169 20 00
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50 TimL 162 17 15
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51 FauxD 161 15 15
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52 NatashaBB 146 14 15
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53 ecpekkle 131 12 15
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54 YuC 126 10 00
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Questions:

RZA, GZA and Method Man are just some of the members of what hip hop group that had a street intersection in Staten Island named after them last Saturday?

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Wu-Tang Clan

This past week, the big inside broadcast news story involved new assignments for Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell. Both King and O'Donnell appear on-air for what television network?

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CBS

Subject of much discussion this past week, what object has been redacted in the image seen here?

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Starbucks Coffee Cup

Multiple choice. Which of the following was recently added to the internet: A) Audio file of Harpo Marx reciting the Gettysburg Address; B) Penn & Teller Teach the Art of Magic Masterclass, with verbal instruction from Teller; C) Rediscovered 1987 lecture by Marcel Marceau about the role of the mime in society?

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B

A big fight took place last Saturday night in Las Vegas. What boxer defeated Daniel Jacobs in a unanimous decision to unify the middleweight title belts?

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Canelo Alvarez

Time for a GIF! The man in this GIF is doing what specific activity that shares its name with the title of a film that opens nationwide today (Fri.)?

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The Hustle

The Killers, Black Eyed Peas and Alanis Morissette are just some of the acts performing this weekend at the KAABOO music festival, taking place at AT&T Stadium in what U.S. state?

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Texas

What FIRST name fills-in this recent headline from uproxx.com: "Female Stars Like ______ Eilish Are Using ‘Whispercore’ To Change Pop"?

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Billie

The photo seen here was recently taken in what U.S. city?

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Milwaukee

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Podcasting with Advertising Expert Christie Bishop". Here we go. Recently, on her Commercial Grade podcast, Bishop talked to Natalie Coughlin about winemaking and self-promotion. Coughlin is a retired athlete who competed in what sport?

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Swimming

Multiple choice. On a recent episode of The Adam Carolla Show podcast, Christie Bishop revealed that she had learned the secret behind the long-running Discover Card television ad campaign. According to Bishop, the two characters are usually played by: A) Identical twins; B) Fraternal twins; C) Unrelated Doppelgängers; D) The same actor?

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C

"Avengers: Endgame" continues to dominate movie box-offices worldwide. How long, in minutes, is the official run time of "Avengers: Endgame"? (accept within 10 minutes)

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181 (accept 171 to 191)