Lighter Side of the News (Jun. 07, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Runner(s)-Up:

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #05-08

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1 BarthR 394 99 15
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2 AnthonyBianca 354 97 00
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3 DreierR 345 95 15
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4 heystephen 339 93 15
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5 brando3429 338 91 00
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6 srs 320 89 15
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7 Crow-T-Robot 316 87 15
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8 MattK 315 85 00
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9 quarterrican 313 83 00
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10 GoodmanDL 305 81 00
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11 gregariouschinchilla 303 79 00
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12 AbdalianA 298 77 00
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13 GarciaD 287 75 15
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14 PSUrose 286 74 15
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15 MoyseyC 276 72 15
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16 ecpekkle 272 70 15
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17 akambour 271 68 00
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18 KonkelT 270 66 15
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19 Tarn 269 64 00
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20 Nicole 266 62 15
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21 felsenheldd 265 60 15
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22 griffism 255 58 00
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23 casketromance 254 56 00
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24 ShampooCell 247 54 00
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25 AmmermanA 243 52 00
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32 petkunm 230 39 15
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33 DebB 221 37 15
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34 BringMoreLegos 219 35 15
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Questions:

The 75th anniversary of D-Day was observed on Thursday. In honor of D-Day, how long (in minutes) was the Omaha Beach landing scene from the 1998 film "Saving Private Ryan"? (accept within 4)

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24 (accept 20 to 28)

What word, also the title of a Bruno Mars song, fills-in the blank in this Monday headline from Variety: "Jay-Z Is Officially a ___________"?

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Billionaire

Andy Ruiz, Jr. made news last weekend in New York City. What is Ruiz's specific profession?

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Boxer

"Was ich liebe" and "Weit weg" are tracks off of the recently released untitled seventh studio album for what industrial metal band, named after a 1988 air show disaster?

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Rammstein

Opening today (Fri.), "Dark Phoenix" is the twelfth installment and latest film, for what Marvel superhero franchise?

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X-Men

WARNING: Spelling counts! What name has been redacted in this recently released movie poster?

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Pumbaa

50/50 tossup. We are already two months into the 2019 MLB season. What team has the better record: Yankees or Red Sox?

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Yankees

Multiple choice. According to the title of his current hit song, what never broke the heart of country music singer Luke Combs: A) Pickup Trucks; B) Beer; C) Mama; D) His Dog?

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B

The 73rd Tony Awards is this Sunday night. Kelli O'Hara is nominated in the category Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her role in what Cole Porter revival about the making of a musical version of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew"?

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Kiss Me, Kate

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "One Question Related to '26' & One Question NOT Related to '24'". Here we go. On Monday, Mario Götze celebrated his 26th birthday. An even more significant date for Götze is July 13, 2014. Götze is an athlete who competes in what sport?

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Soccer

Today (Fri.), Netflix releases the latest season of what thriller drama television series starring Kiefer Sutherland? (attached image is a hint)

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Designated Survivor

Valery Legasov, Boris Shcherbina and Ulana Khomyuk are all characters in what HBO television mini-series that concluded on Monday night?

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Chernobyl