Lighter Side of the News (Aug. 02, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

Michalle


Quiz Description

Quiz - #06-03

Full Results:

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1 MattK 381 98 15
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2 Michalle 370 96 15
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3 MilesTeg 364 94 15
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4 KonkelT 359 92 00
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5 DreierR 357 90 15
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6 heystephen 348 88 15
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7 CoenM 337 86 15
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8 casketromance 336 84 15
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9 quarterrican 332 81 15
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10 ADSanchez 331 79 15
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11 helene 322 77 00
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12 TWright17 319 75 00
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13 Nicole 318 73 15
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14 Svoyager-11 307 71 15
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15 ShampooCell 298 69 00
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16 MoyseyC 286 65 15
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16 HoH 286 65 15
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18 ecpekkle 282 61 15
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18 gaufqwi 282 61 00
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20 akambour 281 58 15
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21 Timm 265 56 15
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22 BarthR 261 54 00
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23 colleenw 260 52 15
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24 RobinJRichards 256 50 00
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25 NatashaBB 254 46 15
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25 Tarn 254 46 15
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27 MitchellWA 245 42 00
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30 srs 226 37 15
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31 felsenheldd 220 35 15
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32 watkinsAF 213 32 00
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34 Vendy12 200 27 00
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37 twelvefootboy 185 22 00
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40 BringMoreLegos 143 15 15
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45 DouglasLovesVixey 82 5 00
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46 FauxD 78 3 00
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Questions:

The comedy-drama film "The Farewell", about a grandmother diagnosed with a terminal illness, is currently playing in theaters. Other than English, what language is primarily spoken in "The Farewell"?

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Chinese (Mandarin) (edited at 11:43 am, August 2, 2019 (EDT))

On Wednesday night, ABC aired another episode of the television game show "Match Game". Who is the host of "Match Game"?

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Alec Baldwin

50/50 tossup. In the new "Fast & Furious" spin-off film opening nationwide today (Fri.), what character is played by Jason Statham: Hobbs or Shaw?

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Shaw

The images seen here allude to the name of an athlete much in the news lately for trying to renegotiate his contract with what extremely valuable professional sports franchise?

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Dallas Cowboys

WARNING: Spelling counts! Tonight (Fri.), the Hollywood Bowl will host a concert featuring flamenco and salsa music. What 5-letter word fills-in the blank in this event listing: "The _____ Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo Las Cafeteras"?

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Gipsy

What word fills-in both blanks in this recent headline from People.com: "Infants Born During _____ Week Will Get Adorable 'Baby _____' Onesies at a Cincinnati Hospital"?

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Shark

Last Sunday, cyclist Egan Bernal won the 2019 Tour de France. Bernal is from what South American nation?

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Colombia

Rapper Lil Nas X has recently released a follow-up single to his chart topping smash "Old Town Road". What ONE WORD (in bold print) in this photo serves as the title for this song?

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Panini

Multiple choice. Last weekend, 16-year-old Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million for winning the World Cup competition for what video game: A) Super Mario Kart; B) Fortnite; C) League of Legends; D) Minecraft?

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B

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Notable Katos". Here we go. Within the past year, it came to light that Kato Kaelin of O.J. Simpson trial fame has a favorite baseball team, and it's not the Dodgers. Name this MLB team that along with the Cubs and Cardinals, currently has a winning record in the NL Central Division.

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Milwaukee Brewers

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" performed well at the box office this past week. In one of the film's scenes, television stuntman Cliff Booth, played by Brad Pitt, throws what real-life figure into a car, leaving a massive dent?

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Bruce Lee

As the world knows, the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing was celebrated in July. However, images of the Moon landing were also displayed on Thursday (Aug. 1) in observance of the 38th anniversary of the launch of what generation defining entity?

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MTV