Lighter Side of the News (Nov. 29, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

ColeB


Quiz Description

Quiz - #07-07

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 415 98 15
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2 ColeB 413 96 00
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3 MattK 409 94 15
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4 KesslerA2 393 92 15
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5 casketromance 386 90 15
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6 RobinJRichards 377 86 15
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6 gregariouschinchilla 377 86 15
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8 quarterrican 374 83 15
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9 heystephen 369 81 15
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10 MatchenD 362 79 15
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11 akambour 361 77 15
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12 Nicole 353 75 15
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13 GoodmanDL 350 72 15
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14 BringMoreLegos 336 68 15
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14 IvixorB 336 68 15
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14 Tarn 336 68 15
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17 FauxD 329 64 00
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18 KPope 326 61 15
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19 alamble 320 59 15
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20 HortonR 293 57 00
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21 JCEurovision 291 55 15
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22 ChrisRosenberg 286 53 15
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23 OrientalWiz 283 51 15
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24 ElendilPickle 280 48 15
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25 SokolM 247 46 15
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26 colleenw 245 44 00
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27 Jill 242 42 15
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28 NathanL 227 40 15
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29 LeungT 225 36 00
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29 PSUrose 225 36 00
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31 Vendy12 221 32 00
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31 brando3429 221 32 15
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33 HoH 214 29 15
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34 Timm 208 27 15
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35 Vintsanity 205 25 00
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36 NatashaBB 194 22 15
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37 MoyseyC 192 20 15
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38 Michalle 184 18 15
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39 WatskyA 181 16 00
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40 Commodore 172 14 00
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41 ArunH 168 11 00
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42 imogen 164 9 15
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43 Atomiccoffey 157 6 00
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43 ecpekkle 157 6 00
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45 DouglasLovesVixey 148 3 00
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46 GarciaD 135 1 15
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Questions:

Director/actress Elizabeth Banks has been taking some heat lately for the underperforming box office results of her latest feature. What currently playing film is this?

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Charlie's Angels

50/50 tossup. The Dallas Cowboys played their traditional Thanksgiving Day game again on Thursday. This time against the Buffalo Bills. Which team won: Cowboys or Bills?

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Bills

Music journalist Chris Molanphy recently appeared on Mike Pesca's The Gist podcast to discuss the 2020 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. What nominee was described by Pesca to be, "a real tough cookie with a long history"?

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Pat Benatar

Next Friday marks the release of what film based on a memoir of the same name? (attached image is a hint)

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A Million Little Pieces

Multiple choice. Giving Tuesday is this week. Which statement is NOT true about Giving Tuesday: A) Began in 2012; B) Term coined by Ellen Davis; C) Started by the 92nd Street Y & UN Foundation; D) Sometimes stylized with a hashtag?

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B

The timeless television special "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" aired once again on Wednesday night. Early in the story, Charlie Brown receives a phone call from what character, who invites herself over to dinner?

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Peppermint Patty

The name of what sports media personality has been redacted in this image taken from a recent Funny or Die series episode?

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Rich Eisen

What surname fills-in the blank in this recent headline from MSN.com: "Boxing world reacts to Deontay ______'s wild, one-punch knockout of Luis Ortiz"?

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Wilder

On Monday, Sadie Robertson married Christian Huff at her family's farm in West Monroe, Louisiana. Robertson is best known for her appearances on what 2012 to 2017 television series?

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Duck Dynasty

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Classic Baby Products". Here we go. What number fills-in the blank in this recent headline from CNN: "The original Gerber baby is not so little anymore. She's now a __-year-old mystery novelist"? (accept within 4)

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93 (accept 89 to 97)

The 2019 American Music Awards were held last Sunday night. Performing "Take What You Want" were rappers Post Malone and Travis Scott, along with what unlikely English singer? (attached image is a hint)

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Ozzy Osbourne

The film "Ford v. Ferrari" continues to perform well at the box office. The racing scenes in "Ford v. Ferrari" are mainly set in the United States and what other nation?

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France