Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 06, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

KitchenB
Flattery will get you everywhere.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #06-08

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 39 24 48 62 39 22 37 35 66 33 42 70
1 AnthonyBianca 410 99 15
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70
2 KitchenB 386 97 15
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00
3 gaufqwi 384 95 15
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66
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70
4 Vendy12 381 93 15
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5 heystephen 379 91 15
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6 gregariouschinchilla 370 90 15
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66
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7 GoodmanDL 365 88 15
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70
8 NathanL 357 86 00
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66
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9 mbmason 356 84 15
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70
10 brando3429 353 82 00
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70
11 MilesTeg 347 80 15
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12 MattK 341 79 00
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13 HumbabaORiley 340 76 15
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13 TWright17 340 76 15
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70
15 shambolic 339 73 15
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70
16 akambour 330 71 15
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17 HoodM 323 70 00
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70
18 quarterrican 319 68 15
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19 Tarn 315 66 15
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20 Michalle 312 64 15
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70
21 CoenM 309 62 15
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70
22 felsenheldd 305 60 00
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23 HoH 303 57 00
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23 MitchellWA 303 57 15
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23 HortonR 303 57 00
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26 imogen 300 53 15
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27 paperclipracket 294 50 15
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27 reallydumb4real 294 50 00
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29 SokolM 284 48 15
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30 GarciaD 280 46 15
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31 petkunm 273 43 15
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31 casketromance 273 43 00
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33 HelenB 272 40 15
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34 AdamLevin18 267 39 15
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35 BringMoreLegos 265 36 00
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35 CarthyP 265 36 00
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37 srs 264 33 15
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38 bttrcup18 258 31 15
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39 Vintsanity 254 30 15
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40 StanleyP 248 28 00
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41 MatherV 247 26 15
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42 SingerJ2 245 23 00
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42 KPope 245 23 15
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44 DouglasLovesVixey 236 20 15
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44 RobinJRichards 236 20 00
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46 PSUrose 224 17 00
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47 WatskyA 216 15 00
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48 RaskTM 201 13 00
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49 hypotactic 195 11 15
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50 MattaR 193 10 00
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51 ecpekkle 191 8 00
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52 FauxD 176 6 15
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53 YuC 143 4 00
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54 ArunH 130 2 15
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55 JCEurovision 102 1 00
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Questions:

The 75th Venice International Film Festival concludes this weekend. The festival's most prestigious prize is a golden statue shaped like a winged version of what species of animal?

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Lion

With a few weeks left in the 2019 MLS season, Seattle's soccer club currently sits in second place in the Western Conference. What is the nickname for the MLS club from Seattle?

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Sounders

The name of what 50-year-old animated franchise fills-in the blanks and rhymes within this recent tweet from Weird Al Yankovic: "I'm the 'Guess Who?' on '______ ___ and Guess Who?' (streaming now on @BoomerangToons)"?

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Scooby Doo

The collage seen here alludes to the title (minus expletive) of a new album and song by what female singer?

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Lana Del Rey

According to Broadway World, the highest grossing play (non-musical) for the week ending 09/01, is what Aaron Sorkin adaptation of an iconic 1960 novel?

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To Kill a Mockingbird

What word fills-in the blank in this recent headline from People.com: "See All the Athletes in the Buff in This Year's ESPN The Magazine's ____ Issue"?

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Body

On the Thursday edition of his podcast, Adam Carolla had on two guests and quipped: "one black, one white, one insists on being called 'Neil', and its the white guy who answers to 'Dog'. What are the chances?" Name the respective PROFESSIONS of BOTH of these television personality guests?

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Scientist, Bounty Hunter

What is the English language title of the currently playing film advertised in this poster?

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Good Boys

"Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)" and "Wow" are two of the tracks off of "Hollywood's Bleeding", the new studio album for what rapper?

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Post Malone

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Winners & Losers". Here we go. 50/50 tossup. Last Saturday, in week one of the 2019 NCAA football season, the #11 Oregon Ducks played the #16 Auburn Tigers. Which team won: Oregon or Auburn?

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Auburn

"The Losers' Club" is the name given to the main group of protagonists from what anticipated film which opens nationwide today (Fri.)?

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It Chapter Two

Dave Chappelle's new Netflix comedy special "Sticks & Stones" has caused a bit of a stir lately. As mentioned in his special, Chappelle resides on a farm located in what midwestern U.S. state?

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Ohio