Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 27, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #06-11

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 434 99 15
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2 MattK 407 97 15
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3 HoodM 399 95 15
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4 Tarn 392 93 00
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5 HomerS 390 91 15
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6 GoodmanDL 382 90 00
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7 CoenM 378 88 15
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8 KPope 358 86 15
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9 griffism 356 84 15
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10 SokolM 355 83 15
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11 brando3429 342 81 00
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12 HoH 339 79 15
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13 casketromance 336 77 15
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14 MoyseyC 330 75 15
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15 akambour 329 74 15
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16 SingerJ2 323 72 00
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17 StanleyP 321 70 15
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18 denise517 320 68 15
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19 EggCzar 317 66 00
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20 MilesTeg 306 65 15
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21 jnowell 304 63 15
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22 Svoyager-11 293 61 00
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23 heystephen 292 59 15
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24 BeningoS 289 58 00
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25 BarthR 288 56 00
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26 Vendy12 287 54 15
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27 GarciaD 284 52 00
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28 YuC 273 50 00
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29 reallydumb4real 269 49 15
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30 ShampooCell 260 46 00
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30 Vintsanity 260 46 00
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32 MatchenD 252 43 00
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33 JCEurovision 247 41 00
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34 MitchellWA 245 40 00
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35 Timm 240 38 00
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36 WatskyA 239 36 00
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37 GryntyszM 236 34 00
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38 colleenw 235 33 00
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39 Michalle 230 31 00
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40 Samda 229 29 15
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41 imogen 225 27 00
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42 MortimerN 219 25 00
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43 HumbabaORiley 218 23 00
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43 LynchT 218 23 00
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45 watkinsAF 214 20 00
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46 HortonR 210 18 00
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47 McClintockJ 209 16 15
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48 ecpekkle 198 15 00
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49 ArunH 195 12 00
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49 MolinariR 195 12 15
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51 BringMoreLegos 188 8 00
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51 IyerM 188 8 00
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53 gaufqwi 164 6 15
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54 DouglasLovesVixey 143 4 00
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Questions:

A Google News search was conducted last Sunday using the term "Sony Netflix Viacom". The top results for this search were all stories about what classic television sitcom?

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Seinfeld

"So this just happened...🌿✨ @donatella_versace #jungledress @versace #stillgoingstrong #20yearanniversary #catwalk". The Instagram caption above was posted last weekend by what actress?

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Jennifer Lopez

The 2019-20 National Hockey League (NHL) season begins this Wednesday. In terms of latitude, which NHL franchise is located the furthest north?

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Edmonton Oilers

A cocktail created by bartender Ngiam Tong Boon more than 100 years ago, inspired the appropriate nickname for the centrifugal force inducing Turn #10 of the Marina Bay Street Circuit, site of last weekend's Formula One grand prix won by Sebastian Vettel. This grand prix was held in what city?

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Singapore

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were held last Sunday. Bill Hader won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance on what HBO television program?

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Barry

One of these characters has been in existence for 50 years, and the other for just 9 years; the cropped image seen here was taken from a current television commercial for what company?

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Farmers Insurance

The documentary film "Diego Maradona", about the famed soccer star, becomes available on HBO on Demand this weekend. The heyday of its subject matter, most of the events depicted in this film occur during what decade?

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1980s

On the latest episode of the "Strong Songs" podcast, host Kirk Hamilton analyzed the Aretha Franklin hit single "Think". Other than "think" itself, what 7-letter WORD is the most sung lyric on "Think"?

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Freedom

What major European city (NOT a national capital) fills-in the blank in this recent headline from Yahoo News: "How the Sustainability Conversation Is Changing _____ Fashion Week"?

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Milan

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Twins". Here we go. The 2019 MLB regular season finishes up this weekend, and the Minnesota Twins have won the AL Central Division title. The Twins play at a ballpark named after what corporation?

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Target

Give either one of the FIRST names that has been redacted on this product that goes on sale today (Fri.).

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Tegan, Sara

"Ad Astra", the science fiction film starring Brad Pitt, is currently playing in theaters. What is the Rotten Tomatoes score (0 to 100) for "Ad Astra"? (accept within 5)

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82 (accept 77 to 87)