Lighter Side of the News (Dec. 13, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:

RobinJRichards
How many days until May?

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Quiz Description

Quiz - #07-09

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1 GoodmanDL 461 98 15
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2 RobinJRichards 417 95 15
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2 casketromance 417 95 15
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4 gregariouschinchilla 413 91 15
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5 alamble 386 89 00
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6 AnthonyBianca 372 87 00
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7 quarterrican 369 84 00
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8 heystephen 356 82 00
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9 MattK 348 80 00
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10 RautY 334 77 00
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11 HoH 317 75 00
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12 GarciaD 309 73 00
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13 BringMoreLegos 304 70 00
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Questions:

This weekend, commentators in New York City will likely frequently reference the name of what man, a son of Bavarian immigrants, who lived from 1869 to 1936?

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John Heisman

Nominations for the 77th Golden Globe Awards were announced by the HFPA on Monday. What does the letter "F" in HFPA stand for?

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Foreign

"Higgledy-Piggledy and a Cat Show" was the title of last night's (Thur.) episode of what Chuck Lorre produced sitcom that features characters in recovery?

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Mom

The Mariah Carey classic "All I Want for Christmas is You", is climbing the pop charts once again. In the song, what lyric is used to rhyme with the word "snow"?

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Mistletoe

On Monday, it was announced that the man seen in this photo will be inducted into a hall of fame next year. What hall of fame is this?

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WWE (wrestling)

What tennis player announced her upcoming retirement last Friday, after a 15-year professional career with 30 WTA singles titles?

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Caroline Wozniacki

What word fills-in the blank in the title of this film that opens today (Fri.): "Jumanji: The Next _____"?

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Level

After more than two months of play into the 2019-20 NHL season, what northeastern team currently leads the Atlantic Division in first place?

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Boston Bruins

Today (Fri.), marks the release of "Konnect", the sixth studio album for what rapper, whose name is spelled very similar (minus one letter) to a large Ohio city?

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Akon

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Meme-able Personalities". Here we go. Seen here is an image from a much discussed recent ad for a product from what company?

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Peloton

Multiple choice. The character from the "Star Wars" universe television series "The Mandalorian", billed as "The Child", but more popularly known as "Baby Yoda", has been getting some buzz lately. How old is Baby Yoda: A) 50 days old; B) 50 weeks old; C) 50 years old; D) 50 decades old?

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C

On Monday, the legendary Kirk Douglas celebrated his 103rd birthday. What film starring Douglas is ranked #81 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (2007 edition) list?

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Spartacus