Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 25, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

lshultz82


Runner(s)-Up:

CoenM
And, it's moist!

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Quiz Description

Quiz - #07-02

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1 lshultz82 373 99 15
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2 CoenM 347 96 15
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2 casketromance 347 96 15
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4 MoyseyC 342 93 15
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5 Commodore 332 91 15
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6 quarterrican 325 87 15
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6 heystephen 325 87 15
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6 Vendy12 325 87 00
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9 jnowell 310 83 15
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9 RauscherM 310 83 15
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11 GarciaD 309 80 15
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12 akambour 306 78 15
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13 ElendilPickle 299 76 15
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14 IvixorB 295 73 15
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14 MilesTeg 295 73 15
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14 ColeB 295 73 00
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17 ecpekkle 294 67 00
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17 watkinsAF 294 67 15
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17 HoodM 294 67 15
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20 HoH 287 62 15
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20 AnthonyBianca 287 62 15
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22 SokolM 285 60 15
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23 Michalle 283 58 15
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24 CarthyP 281 56 15
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25 HomerS 278 54 15
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26 RautY 272 51 15
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26 PSUrose 272 51 15
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28 GoodmanDL 264 49 15
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29 NathanL 261 47 15
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30 ArunH 259 45 00
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31 HortonR 257 43 15
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32 Vintsanity 255 40 15
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32 colleenw 255 40 15
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34 McClintockJ 250 37 00
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35 BringMoreLegos 246 36 15
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36 bttrcup18 245 34 15
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37 gregariouschinchilla 242 32 15
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38 Tarn 229 30 15
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39 Nicole 222 28 15
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Questions:

The film "The Irishman" is due to be released next month, and was been getting a bit of notice. Who is the director of "The Irishman"?

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Martin Scorsese

The 2019-20 NBA regular season started this past week, and Kawhi Leonard is one of the players to watch. Leonard currently plays for what team?

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Los Angeles Clippers

Today (Fri.), marks the release of "Once Upon a Mind", the sixth studio album for what English singer, known for his 2005 smash hit "You're Beautiful"?

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James Blunt

What two-digit number has been redacted (seven times, in purple) in this ad?

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80

Multiple choice. Who did NOT get married last weekend: A) Jennifer Lawrence; B) Rafael Nadal; C) Kelly Clarkson?

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C

The comedy film "Jojo Rabbit" is currently playing. The story of "Jojo Rabbit" is set in what nation?

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Germany

The 2019 World Series began this week, and the Washington Nationals have taken a two win series lead over the Houston Astros. Name ONE of the two winning pitchers for the Nationals.

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Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg

The recent tweet seen here alludes to what film?

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The Parent Trap

The name of what man fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from UPI: "____ ______ beats Stan Wawrinka for first ATP title since hip surgery"?

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Andy Murray

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Check Yes or No". Here we go. "The Weight of the Badge" recently marks the 100th entry into the Billboard Country Airplay chart for what veteran singer, known for such hits as: "The Chair", "All My Ex's Live in Texas" and "Check Yes or No"?

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George Strait

50/50 tossup. Legendary film director Francis Ford Coppola recently weighed-in with his opinion on the Marvel film franchise. Does Coppola like these Marvel films: Yes or No?

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No

This Sunday night, ABC will once again air the beloved Halloween television special "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown". According to Answers.com, how many holes did Charlie Brown have in his ghost costume? (accept within 1)

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8 or 10 (accept 7 to 11)