Lighter Side of the News (Nov. 15, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #07-05

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 21 19 51 19 89 36 57 67 89 25 65 67
1 AnthonyBianca 454 99 15
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2 gregariouschinchilla 438 97 15
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3 MirandaM 373 95 15
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4 DeeKay 346 93 15
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5 BarthR 343 91 15
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6 quarterrican 340 89 15
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7 GoodmanDL 335 87 15
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8 RobinJRichards 322 85 15
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9 CoenM 320 83 15
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10 colleenw 307 81 00
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10 HowellT3 307 81 15
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12 casketromance 305 77 15
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12 HoH 305 77 15
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14 MilesTeg 303 74 15
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15 Timm 301 72 15
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16 akambour 294 70 15
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17 KesslerA2 293 68 15
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18 Vintsanity 287 66 15
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19 felsenheldd 269 65 15
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20 BringMoreLegos 259 62 15
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20 Vendy12 259 62 15
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22 GarciaD 258 59 15
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23 heystephen 257 57 15
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24 MoyseyC 256 55 15
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25 srs 253 53 15
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26 MattK 251 51 15
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27 AdamLevin18 246 50 15
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28 JCEurovision 236 48 15
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29 TWright17 235 46 15
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30 HortonR 227 43 00
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30 ecpekkle 227 43 00
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32 EggCzar 225 40 00
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33 PSUrose 224 38 15
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34 HoodM 221 36 15
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35 helene 216 34 00
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36 ShampooCell 201 33 15
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37 RuizJ 200 31 00
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38 imogen 191 27 15
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38 brando3429 191 27 15
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38 Tarn 191 27 15
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41 Jill 180 23 15
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42 Michalle 176 21 15
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43 DouglasLovesVixey 163 19 00
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44 NatashaBB 159 17 00
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45 SokolM 155 15 15
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45 LynchT 155 15 00
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47 KPope 142 12 15
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48 LakeMA 123 10 15
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49 MitchellWA 110 8 15
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50 FauxD 100 6 15
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51 ArunH 82 4 00
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52 LeungT 49 2 00
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53 mathew5000 36 1 15
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Questions:

Today (Fri.), marks the release of "Courage", the latest studio album for what singer, known for such songs as: "D'amour ou d'amitiƩ", "Ne partez pas sans moi", and a version of AC/DC's "You Shook Me" from "VH1 Divas Las Vegas"?

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Celine Dion

"Morgan and Bode Miller welcome twin boys during 'unassisted home delivery'", was a recent headline from Yahoo news. Name EITHER sport that is associated with one of the parents.

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Skiing, Vollyball

The World War II film "Midway" is currently playing. During what year did the Battle of Midway take place?

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1942

Tonight (Fri.), the television series "Fresh Off the Boat" returns with a new episode ("Practicum?!"). What television network airs "Fresh Off the Boat"?

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ABC

The Disney+ streaming service launched this past week. One of the service's original programs is "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series". Like the film franchise, this series was filmed and set in what non-coastal western U.S. state?

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Utah

The image seen here is taken from a recent photoshoot for what publication?

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People

With their big win over Alabama last Saturday, LSU moved up to #1 in the AP and Coaches NCAA Football polls. What team is currently ranked #2 in these polls?

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Ohio State

Multiple choice. Kanye West's new Christian themed album "Jesus Is King" continues to perform well on the charts. Which of the following is NOT a song from this album: A) Every Hour; B) I Surrender All; C) Closed on Sunday; D) Follow God?

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B

What word fills-in the name of the Off-Broadway theater mentioned in this recent article from Forbes: "'Heroes Of The Fourth Turning'...by Will Arbery, directed by Danya Taymor, now enjoying an extended run at __________ Horizons"?

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Playwrights

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Celebrating Children's Television". Here we go. This past week, many fans celebrated the 50th anniversary of the launch of "Sesame Street". The enduring children's television series is produced at Kaufman Astoria Studios, located in what New York City borough?

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Queens

What is the predominant color of the objects that have been redacted in this poster?

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Blue

Last weekend, Juventus defeated Milan (1-0) to move to the top of the Serie A soccer standings. Juventus played this match in its home stadium, located in what city?

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Turin