Lighter Side of the News (Aug. 16, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

quarterrican


Runner(s)-Up:

Jill
Get a motto!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #06-05

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 35 79 53 37 83 24 90 37 44 29 14 64
1 quarterrican 389 98 15
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53
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37
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83
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37
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29
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2 Jill 379 96 15
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79
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83
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44
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3 MilesTeg 368 94 15
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53
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24
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90
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37
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29
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00
4 DeeKay 333 92 15
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79
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24
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44
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5 BarthR 324 89 15
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37
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83
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64
5 denise517 324 89 15
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44
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64
7 GarciaD 322 85 15
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53
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37
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24
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44
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8 Vendy12 309 83 15
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29
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64
9 MattK 308 81 00
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10 heystephen 304 79 15
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53
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64
11 RobinJRichards 303 77 15
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90
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44
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29
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12 StanleyP 295 75 15
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90
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13 Tarn 292 72 15
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14 gaufqwi 288 70 00
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64
15 casketromance 284 68 15
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16 BringMoreLegos 281 66 00
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17 DreierR 279 64 00
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18 CoenM 274 61 15
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19 YuC 269 59 15
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64
20 gregariouschinchilla 263 57 15
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21 MoyseyC 253 52 15
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21 WatskyA 253 52 15
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21 ericddixon 253 52 00
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21 colleenw 253 52 15
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25 akambour 252 46 15
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26 Michalle 248 44 00
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27 mbmason 245 42 15
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28 garrybl 244 39 15
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28 Vintsanity 244 39 15
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30 PSUrose 238 35 00
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31 IvixorB 237 33 15
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32 TWright17 231 29 00
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32 HortonR 231 29 00
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32 ShampooCell 231 29 15
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35 HoH 217 25 00
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36 LynchT 216 22 15
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37 twelvefootboy 199 20 00
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38 JCEurovision 198 18 15
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39 KPope 194 16 00
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40 felsenheldd 187 14 15
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41 DouglasLovesVixey 183 11 15
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42 SizemoreM 127 9 15
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43 SokolM 88 7 00
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44 WeaverR 73 5 00
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45 ArunH 68 3 00
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46 Atomiccoffey 67 1 00
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Questions:

Today (Fri.) is the birthday of pop music icon Madonna. How old (in years) is Madonna? (accept within 3)

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61 (accept 58 to 64)

"Films set on islands", "Finnish films" and "Films about pigs", are some of the Wikipedia categories that apply to what recently released film?

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The Angry Birds Movie 2

The term "triple-double" is usually associated with basketball. However, a Google News search for "triple-double", conducted on Monday night, resulted in top stories about what elite athlete, who is NOT a basketball player?

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Simone Biles

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "The Center Won't Hold", the ninth studio album for what rock band? (attached is a photo of the band)

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Sleater-Kinney

Multiple choice. What is Sebastian Maniscalco doing later this month: A) Racing in the Belgian Grand Prix; B) Hosting the MTV Video Music Awards; C) Fighting Robert Whittaker for the UFC Middleweight title; D) Begin puppeteering Elmo on "Sesame Street"?

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B

Including such tracks as "Falling in Love Pie", what Broadway musical title fills-in the blank in this recent headline from Playbill: "Sara Bareilles to Release Never-Before-Heard ________ Songs on New Album"?

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Waitress

Time for a Gif! This past week, as they have done since 1990, television stations around the globe aired the program "This is Your Day", which is hosted by what figure, as seen in this gif? (Hint: sounds similar to an answer from last week's quiz)

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Benny Hinn

Multiple choice. This past week, KGO-TV.com ran a story about somebody referred to as "AB". What word was included in the headline: A) Wardrobe; B) Guitar; C) Helmet; D) Rose?

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C

The film "Driven" gets its U.S. release today (Fri.). "Driven" is about what real-life figure whose name was referenced several times in the 1985 film "Back to the Future"?

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John DeLorean

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Skin Care & Treatment". Here we go. In a recent story, wellandgood.com interviewed the founder of The Honest Company about skin care tips. The Honest Company, which sells several skin care products, was founded in 2011 by what "Dark Angel" actress?

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Jessica Alba

Related to a reality television series currently airing its third season, what word has been redacted (in orange) in the image seen here?

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Pimple

The 2019 Little League World Series is currently taking place in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. How many innings are played in a regulation game of Little League Baseball?

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