Lighter Side of the News (Dec. 27, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

RobinJRichards
How many days until May?


Runner(s)-Up:

Mark


Quiz Description

Quiz - #07-11

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 40 36 19 33 14 34 19 61 50 51 27 48
1 RobinJRichards 400 99 15
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2 Mark 388 97 15
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3 AnthonyBianca 379 95 15
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4 RauscherM 372 93 15
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5 heystephen 369 91 15
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6 HoH 357 89 15
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7 SokolM 355 87 15
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8 akambour 353 85 15
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9 BarthR 349 83 15
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10 BringMoreLegos 344 82 15
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11 felsenheldd 336 80 15
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12 Vintsanity 334 77 15
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12 CoenM 334 77 15
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14 gaufqwi 331 74 15
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15 Tarn 317 72 00
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16 ElendilPickle 315 70 15
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17 srs 314 68 00
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18 SizemoreM 313 66 00
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19 FauxD 309 65 15
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20 BeningoS 306 63 15
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21 HoodM 305 61 15
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22 IvixorB 300 59 00
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23 RabinK 293 56 15
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23 quarterrican 293 56 00
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25 GarciaD 290 53 15
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26 MoyseyC 287 51 00
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27 Matto 286 50 15
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28 casketromance 285 48 15
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29 petkunm 284 46 00
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30 reallydumb4real 270 44 00
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31 ShampooCell 266 42 00
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32 ecpekkle 262 40 15
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33 KPope 257 38 00
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34 GoodmanDL 256 36 15
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35 KesslerA2 254 34 15
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36 imogen 250 32 15
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36 KonkelT 250 32 15
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38 LynchT 239 29 00
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39 HortonR 233 27 00
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40 Michalle 225 25 00
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41 Timm 217 23 00
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42 Vendy12 215 21 00
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43 Svoyager-11 210 19 15
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44 colleenw 205 16 00
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44 TWright17 205 16 00
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46 MartinJ2 190 14 00
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47 mathew5000 182 12 15
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48 NatashaBB 167 10 00
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49 twelvefootboy 160 8 15
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50 DouglasLovesVixey 126 6 00
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51 WatskyA 97 4 15
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52 Atomiccoffey 83 2 15
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53 ArunH 63 1 00
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Questions:

This New Year's Day, the iconic Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas will host a sporting event. However, it won't be the Cotton Bowl Classic NCAA football game. What sport will be played at the Cotton Bowl on New Years Day?

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Hockey

What name fills-in the blanks in this recent CNN story: "(H)e also brought back... _____ during the show's 'Weekend Update' segment. 'I'm _____, damn it,' Murphy as _____ yelled"?

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Gumby

"Congratulations to dogs", is a blurb from critic Nate Adams' review of what currently playing film?

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Cats

What name has been redacted on this attached Playbill for a Broadway musical that is scheduled to close on January, 5th?

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Percy Jackson

A 1970 song by singer José Feliciano has recently re-entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart. What song is this?

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Feliz Navidad

50/50 tossup. This Saturday, Ohio State will play Clemson in the College Football Playoff semi-final, contested at the: Fiesta Bowl or Peach Bowl?

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Fiesta Bowl

The thriller film "Parasite" won the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, and can be seen at select theaters in the U.S. The dialog in "Parasite" is spoken in what Asian language?

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Korean

What men's NCAA basketball team moved up to #1 in the latest AP Top 25 poll? (attached image is a hint)

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Gonzaga

Disney+ released Episode 8 of the Star Wars universe television series "The Mandalorian" today. Who is the creator/showrunner of "The Mandalorian"?

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Jon Favreau

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Droppin' the G". Here we go. Fill-in the blank to complete the name of the rapper in this recent headline from the Houston Chronicle: "Houston drops it like it's hot with Snoop Dogg, Trae the Truth, ______ G at House of Blues".

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Warren

Still relevant, especially at this time of year, recent Google News searches for "Brenda Lee" and "Dick Clark", resulted in headlines which frequently included (in both cases) what word that ends with "n' "?

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Rockin'

Yep, "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" is now playing in theaters. What is the Rotten Tomatoes critics score (0 to 100) for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker"? (accept within 8)

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57 (accept 49 to 65)