Lighter Side of the News (Jan. 03, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

Vintsanity
First you get the sugar, then you get the power, then you get the women.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #07-12

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 50 43 43 72 91 22 58 58 93 46 84 77
1 AnthonyBianca 539 98 15
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2 Vintsanity 356 96 00
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3 alamble 344 94 15
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4 MilesTeg 331 91 15
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5 HortonR 324 88 15
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5 PipkeR 324 88 15
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7 akambour 323 84 15
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8 quarterrican 309 82 15
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9 gregariouschinchilla 307 79 15
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10 MattK 303 77 15
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11 KesslerA2 298 75 00
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12 RauscherM 294 72 15
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13 Michalle 292 70 15
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14 BringMoreLegos 271 67 15
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15 BeningoS 265 65 00
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16 SokolM 263 63 00
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17 CoenM 259 60 00
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18 PSUrose 256 58 00
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19 Vendy12 251 54 15
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19 HoH 251 54 00
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21 KPope 236 51 15
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22 Tarn 209 48 00
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23 LynchT 203 46 00
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24 ChrisRosenberg 198 42 00
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24 Mark 198 42 00
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26 ArunH 194 39 00
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27 GarciaD 190 36 15
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28 IvixorB 175 34 15
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29 gaufqwi 168 32 00
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30 ecpekkle 167 29 00
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31 FauxD 164 27 00
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32 JCEurovision 163 25 00
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33 felsenheldd 162 22 15
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34 casketromance 156 20 15
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35 DouglasLovesVixey 146 17 00
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36 colleenw 132 15 15
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37 imogen 110 13 00
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39 LakeMA 67 7 15
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Questions:

Brothers Josh and Benny Safdie are the filmmakers behind a current movie that has been getting some buzz lately. What is the title of this film?

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Uncut Gems

"Caddyshack", "Top Gun" and Jim Messina, were all topics discussed on this past week's episode of Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast. Who was Gilbert's guest?

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Kenny Loggins

The 77th Golden Globe Awards are this Sunday night. What television network will broadcast the Golden Globes?

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NBC

"Fine Line" is the first #1 album (Billboard 200) of the 2020s. "Fine Line" is by what 25-year-old English singer?

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Harry Styles

The geotag on this map is very close to a location, mentioned in some recent "2019 in review" news stories, which hosts what sport?

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Horse Racing

The historical drama film "Little Women" is currently playing. Who is the director of "Little Women"?

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Greta Gerwig

This Monday, many viewers will tune-in to see Peter Weber, a Delta Air Lines pilot. Weber will be appearing on what long running television program?

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The Bachelor

This image is from a current television commercial for what company?

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GEICO

Noted by Wikipedia to have originated from the more titillating aspects of Japanese anime and manga, what two-word TERM, when used in a recent Google News search, resulted mainly in reviews about "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker"?

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Fan Service

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Walking (or flying) to New Orleans". Here we go. This weekend is the Wild Card Round of the NFL Playoffs. What team will be travelling to New Orleans to play the Saints on Sunday?

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Vikings

Multiple choice. Concertgoers will be flocking to New Orleans this weekend to see Tipper. What genre of music does Tipper play: A) Zydeco; B) Blues; C) Contemporary Christian; D) Electronica?

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D

Canadian skater Kim Boutin has caught notice for recently breaking the world record for the Women's 500m in short track speed skating. How long (in meters) is the track length of a short track oval? (accept within 15)

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111.111 (accept 96.111 to 126.111)