Lighter Side of the News (Nov. 22, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

IvixorB


Quiz Description

Quiz - #07-06

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1 MattK 424 98 00
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2 IvixorB 408 96 15
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3 akambour 394 94 00
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4 BarthR 381 92 00
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5 GarciaD 363 90 00
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6 AnthonyBianca 360 88 00
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7 helene 357 85 00
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8 OrientalWizDad 336 83 15
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9 HortonR 325 81 15
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10 CoenM 320 79 00
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11 quarterrican 300 77 00
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12 ADSanchez 288 73 00
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12 alamble 288 73 00
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14 apeekrtr 279 70 00
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15 KPope 278 68 00
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16 Tarn 273 66 00
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17 MoyseyC 267 64 00
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18 ShampooCell 253 61 00
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19 Michalle 251 59 15
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20 ElendilPickle 249 57 00
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21 OrientalWiz 245 55 00
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22 reallydumb4real 244 53 00
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23 KesslerA2 243 50 00
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23 SokolM 243 50 00
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25 BringMoreLegos 231 46 00
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26 imogen 212 44 00
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27 NatashaBB 210 42 00
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29 ChrisRosenberg 194 36 00
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31 Timm 183 33 00
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32 LynchT 179 31 00
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33 WatskyA 175 29 00
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34 casketromance 174 27 00
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36 BErbelding 164 22 00
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37 Vintsanity 160 20 00
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38 Vendy12 155 18 00
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39 FauxD 153 16 00
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40 ecpekkle 149 14 00
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41 HumbabaORiley 142 11 15
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43 mathew5000 92 7 00
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45 Atomiccoffey 44 3 00
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Questions:

Multiple choice. Playbill recently reported that Theater Three at Theater Row (Off-Broadway) will be staging a play based on the work of an author who died exactly 56 years ago today (Nov. 22). What is the title of this play: A) The Great Divorce; B) Brave New World; C) Profiles in Courage?

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A

"Praying for Time", "Freedom! '90" and "Everything She Wants", are all songs off of the soundtrack for what currently playing film?

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Last Christmas

The AIA awards were held on Monday night in Los Angeles. Defined by Bing Dictionary as, "a person...promoting or recommending...items on social media", what does the letter "I" in AIA stand for?

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Influencer

Sure to be seen in many homes this upcoming week, the particular item seen in this image, was popularized (according to Wikipedia) by what sportscaster?

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John Madden

The third season of the Netflix television series "The Crown", was released last Sunday. In the season's first episode, John Lithgow reprises his role as what character?

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Winston Churchill

The much anticipated animated film sequel "Frozen 2" opens nationwide today (Fri.). Robert Lopez is one of the names associated with this film. What is Lopez's profession?

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Songwriter (Music/Composer)

Multiple choice. Who or what is JJ Sneed: A) Wisecracking character to be seen in next month's "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" television special; B) New brand being promoted by Chrissy Teigen; C) Winner of last weekend's Mayakoba Golf Classic; D) Episode from "Dolly Parton's Heartstrings" Netflix series?

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D

Seen here is a promotional still for what upcoming film?

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Knives Out

What major city fills-in the blank in this UPI headline from last Sunday: "Kyle Busch wins second NASCAR Cup title at Homestead-_____ Speedway"?

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Miami

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Lesser Known Presidents & Bandmates". Here we go. Rolling Stone recently posted a "Flashback" with regard to the "lesser known" presidents song from "The Simpsons". In the song, what 19th century president is mentioned right before William Henry Harrison?

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Rutherford B. Hayes

Today (Fri.), marks the release of "Everyday Life", the eighth studio album for the British band Coldplay. Name a member of Coldplay OTHER THAN Chis Martin.

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Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, Will Champion

A Google News search was recently conducted using the term "Load Management". The top results for this search were all stories that mentioned what sport?

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Basketball