Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 11, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Runner(s)-Up:

quarterrican


Quiz Description

Quiz - #06-13

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 16 16 27 16 87 64 53 44 14 31 48 24
1 casketromance 360 98 15
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64
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31
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2 quarterrican 342 96 15
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53
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44
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31
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48
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3 MoyseyC 336 94 15
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64
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44
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14
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48
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4 Michalle 334 91 15
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27
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64
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44
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48
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4 BarthR 334 91 15
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27
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64
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31
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48
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6 Commodore 323 88 15
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64
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31
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48
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7 GarciaD 319 85 15
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27
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64
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44
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8 MilesTeg 316 83 15
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27
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44
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48
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9 AnthonyBianca 304 80 15
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53
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9 CarthyP 304 80 15
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64
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11 SingerJ2 303 77 15
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12 TWright17 302 75 15
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27
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64
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13 Tarn 298 72 15
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14 gaufqwi 273 70 15
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15 MitchellWA 261 68 15
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64
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16 HortonR 258 66 15
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27
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17 heystephen 256 61 15
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17 KPope 256 61 15
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17 StanleyP 256 61 00
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20 KesslerA2 255 57 15
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21 SokolM 254 55 15
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22 MParks 252 53 00
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23 ecpekkle 244 51 15
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24 GoodmanDL 241 46 15
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24 SizemoreM 241 46 15
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24 BringMoreLegos 241 46 15
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27 HoH 240 41 15
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27 ElendilPickle 240 41 15
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29 jnowell 237 38 15
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30 petkunm 222 34 15
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30 FauxD 222 34 15
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32 WatskyA 220 31 00
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33 HumbabaORiley 217 29 15
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34 HoodM 211 27 15
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35 griffism 209 25 15
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36 MattK 208 22 15
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37 Vendy12 201 20 15
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38 colleenw 199 18 15
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39 JCEurovision 194 16 15
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40 PSUrose 180 14 00
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41 ShampooCell 175 11 15
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42 KreitzerJ 167 9 15
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43 MortimerN 150 7 00
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44 Atomiccoffey 131 5 00
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45 ArunH 91 3 15
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46 DouglasLovesVixey 44 1 00
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Questions:

A Google News search was conducted on Monday using the term "South Park NBA". The top results for this search were all stories that mentioned what nation?

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China

"E uhi ana ka wa I hala I na mea I hala" is the title of tonight's (Fri.) episode of what CBS television series which recently started its 10th season? (edited at 3:52 pm, October 11, 2019 (PDT))

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Hawaii Five-O

After five weeks of play in the 2019 NFL season, name ONE of the four teams that are currently winless. (Note: as of 10/11)

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Bengals, Dolphins, Jets, Redskins

The much anticipated "Breaking Bad" film is released on Netflix today (Fri.). Subtitled "A Breaking Bad Movie", what is the main title of this film? (Attached image is a hint)

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El Camino

Multiple choice. Today (Fri.), the band The Devil Wears Prada releases their seventh studio album, titled "The Act". According to Wikipedia, The Devil Wears Prada plays what genre of music: A) Shoegaze; B) Britpop; C) Nu-disco; D) Christian Metal?

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D

A major international sporting competition finished up last weekend in Doha, Qatar. This competition was the biennial "Championships" for what major Olympic sport?

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Track and Field (Athletics)

50/50 tossup. The animated film "The Addams Family", the latest installment for the venerable franchise, opens nationwide today (Fri.). Who is OLDER, the voice actor/actress who plays Wednesday or Pugsley?

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Wednesday

Artist Dave Quiggle currently has a collection of prints and engravings on sale at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles. The print (cropped) seen here is dedicated to what fictional character?

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Ron Swanson

Paste magazine recently released their top 100 albums of the 2010s. At #32 was "Random Access Memoroes" (2013), containing the track "Get Lucky", by what electricic music duo?

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Daft Punk

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Biblical Names & Sports Writers". Here we go. The name of what MLB team fills-in the blank in this recent opinion piece from the Houston chronicle: "Solomon: ____ were — look it up —‘Verlandered’"? (Hint: Team that played against the Astros)

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Rays

Last weekend, Amazon Prime released the third season of what legal drama television series, which shares its name with a figure depicted in the Book of Samuel who is frequently invoked by sports writers?

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Goliath

Today (Fri.) is the birthday of rapper Cardi B. How old (in years) is Cardi B.? (accept within 3)

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27 (accept 24 to 30)