Lighter Side of the News (Aug. 09, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

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


Quiz Description

Quiz - #06-04

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 AnthonyBianca 427 99 15
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2 akambour 403 97 15
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3 CoenM 390 95 15
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4 MattK 367 94 15
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5 AdamLevin18 363 92 15
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6 IvixorB 357 90 15
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7 chrisskydo 333 89 15
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8 FauxD 331 87 15
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9 GarciaD 323 85 15
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10 RobinJRichards 321 84 15
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11 GoodmanDL 319 82 15
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12 casketromance 317 80 15
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13 BeningoS 314 79 15
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14 quarterrican 310 77 15
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15 nellpeace 308 75 15
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15 DreierR 308 75 15
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17 BringMoreLegos 298 72 00
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18 colleenw 294 70 15
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19 heystephen 293 69 00
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20 TimL 291 67 15
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21 ShampooCell 288 65 15
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22 gaufqwi 284 64 15
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23 Commodore 281 62 15
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24 LynchT 279 60 15
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24 Longford 279 60 15
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26 Tarn 278 57 15
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27 Nicole 269 55 15
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28 MilesTeg 268 54 15
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29 gregariouschinchilla 266 52 15
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30 srs 258 50 15
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31 HightB 253 49 15
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32 ericddixon 251 47 15
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33 PSUrose 246 45 15
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33 Vendy12 246 45 15
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35 KonkelT 243 42 15
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36 HumbabaORiley 240 40 00
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37 KPope 239 38 15
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37 Svoyager-11 239 38 15
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39 lshultz82 238 35 00
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40 MoyseyC 236 34 15
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41 griffism 234 32 15
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42 HortonR 231 30 00
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43 Jecrwin 229 29 15
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44 HoH 228 27 00
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45 Jill 218 25 15
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47 Vintsanity 203 22 15
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48 YuC 199 20 00
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49 SokolM 198 19 00
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50 brando3429 194 17 15
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51 Faith 162 15 15
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52 WatskyA 142 14 15
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53 DouglasLovesVixey 127 12 15
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54 DavidA 114 10 00
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Questions:

What singer, known for such hits as "Truly", "Stuck On You" and "Dancing on the Ceiling", will be performing at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado this Wednesday night?

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Lionel Richie

On Wednesday night, ABC aired another new episode of what television game show revival, known for its Whammy character?

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Press Your Luck

Multiple choice. Which one of the following is the title of a film that opens nationwide today (Fri.): A) The Attic; B) The Cellar; C) The Kitchen; D) The Garage?

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C

The attached photo is related to a particular television program which premiered its latest season this past Tuesday on what television channel?

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HBO

What FIRST name fills-in the blank in the title of this recent NPR "On Point" podcast episode: "50 Years Ago, _____ Re-Entered The Building -- In Las Vegas"?

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Elvis

Multiple choice. Which one of the following is the title of a new drama television series, about a clandestine British government agency, airing on the Starz channel: A) The Pawn; B) The Bishop; C) The Knight; D) The Rook?

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D

Today (Fri.), marks the release of "We Are Not Your Kind", the sixth studio album for what heavy metal band? (attached is a photo of the band)

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Slipknot

Last Sunday, driver Chase Elliott won the NASCAR Monster Energy Series race at Watkins Glen International for the second year in a row. Watkins Glen is located in what U.S. state?

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New York

What major event has been taking place over these past two weeks in Lima, Peru? (attached photo is a hint)

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Pan Am Games

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Those Named 'Boots'". Here we go. Alluding to the work of the late great saxophonist Boots Randolph, the title of what television series fills-in the blanks in this quote from a recent Vice story: “Boris Johnson is Theresa May with the _____ ____ theme playing in the background"?

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Benny Hill

Boots the Monkey is considered to be the best friend of what titular character who is at the center of a film opening nationwide today (Fri.)?

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Dora (the Explorer)

Today (Fri.) is the birthday of deep resonant voiced actor Sam Elliott, who currently provides the voice for advertising icon Smokey Bear. Coincidently, today (Fri.) also marks a milestone anniversary for Smokey Bear, meaning that Elliott and Smokey Bear share the exact same birthday. How old (in years) are both Sam Elliott and Smokey Bear?

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