Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 20, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Quiz Description

Quiz - #06-10

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 40 17 29 17 48 17 59 61 27 25 34 21
1 MattK 402 99 15
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2 casketromance 390 97 15
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3 heystephen 369 95 15
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4 akambour 368 93 15
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5 WatskyA 360 91 15
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6 CoenM 347 89 15
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7 HortonR 335 87 00
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8 GoodmanDL 333 84 15
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8 Matto 333 84 15
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10 MitchellWA 330 82 15
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11 AnthonyBianca 326 79 15
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11 SokolM 326 79 15
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13 ElendilPickle 324 76 15
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14 McClintockJ 307 74 15
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15 KPope 303 72 00
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16 Commodore 296 70 15
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17 MirandaM 294 68 15
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18 gaufqwi 292 66 15
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19 ecpekkle 288 64 00
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19 MattaR 288 64 00
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21 HomerS 284 60 15
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21 MoyseyC 284 60 15
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23 Vintsanity 281 57 15
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24 RobinJRichards 276 55 15
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25 mbmason 273 53 00
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26 IvixorB 269 51 00
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27 TWright17 267 50 15
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28 HumbabaORiley 256 48 15
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29 HoH 254 45 15
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29 Michalle 254 45 00
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31 ChrisRosenberg 248 42 15
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32 griffism 244 39 00
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32 HoodM 244 39 00
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34 colleenw 239 36 15
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35 FauxD 237 34 00
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36 queenaoife 235 33 15
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37 MatherV 231 31 00
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38 Svoyager-11 230 29 00
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39 jnowell 229 27 15
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40 AmmermanA 224 25 00
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41 BringMoreLegos 220 23 00
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42 Vendy12 217 21 15
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43 IyerM 191 19 00
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44 PSUrose 178 17 00
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45 LynchT 172 16 00
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46 Tarn 168 14 15
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47 McGeeDean 157 12 00
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48 YuC 155 10 15
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49 ArunH 154 8 00
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50 Atomiccoffey 136 6 00
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51 imogen 130 4 00
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52 DouglasLovesVixey 119 2 15
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53 JCEurovision 62 1 15
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Questions:

The new late-night talk show "A Little Late with Lilly Singh" debuted this past week. A replacement to the program hosted by Carson Daly, Singh's show airs on what television network?

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NBC

What word fills-in the blank in the title of this film that opens nationwide today (Fri.): "Rambo: Last _____"?

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Blood

After two big wins, the Kansas City Chiefs are off to a hot start to the 2019 NFL season. Who is the starting quarterback for the Chiefs?

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Patrick Mahomes

What specific type of objects (multiple examples, same type) has been redacted in this still taken from a film that debuts on Netflix today (Fri.)?

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Ferns

The 2019 Creative Arts Emmys were held last weekend. Winning seven awards was what documentary, televised on the Nat Geo channel, its title a term defined by Wikipedia as: "alone without ropes, harnesses or other protective equipment"?

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Free Solo

Multiple choice. Recently, legendary actor Dan Ackroyd appeared on the "Joe Rogan Experience" podcast. What did Ackroyd mainly talk about for two hours: A) Politics; B) Sports; C) Comedy; D) Paranormal phenomena?

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D

The country music group the Zac Brown Band releases their new album ("The Owl") today (Fri.). The Zac Brown Band originates from what southern U.S. state?

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Georgia

The pitcher seen here with this look that went viral last weekend, plays for what MLB team?

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Oakland A's

The name of what comedian fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from the Wall Street Journal: "Why ___ ____ Invests in Cars Not Stocks"?

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Jay Leno

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Sondheim & Solheim". Here we go. Charles Guiteau, Leon Czolgosz and Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme are all characters in what Stephen Sondheim musical that is currently playing at the Signature Theater in Arlington, Virginia?

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Assassins

50/50 tossup. The premier international team event in women's golf, the 2019 Solheim Cup, was held last weekend in Scotland. Which team won: United States or Europe?

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Europe

The "Downton Abbey" movie makes its U.S. premiere today (Fri.). The "Downton Abbey" movie is set during what twentieth century year? (accept within 8)

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1927 (accept 1919 to 1935)