Lighter Side of the News (Jan. 10, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #07-13

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 30 65 32 88 17 82 28 40 55 15 55 92
1 AnthonyBianca 437 98 15
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2 CoenM 386 96 15
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3 PipkeR 380 94 15
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4 CarthyP 376 92 15
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5 casketromance 360 90 15
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6 MilesTeg 357 88 15
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7 gregariouschinchilla 353 86 15
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8 RauscherM 352 84 15
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9 colleenw 348 82 00
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10 MattK 325 80 15
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11 alamble 304 78 15
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12 GarciaD 300 76 15
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13 MoyseyC 292 73 15
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14 BarthR 291 71 15
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15 ElendilPickle 290 69 15
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16 KesslerA2 285 67 15
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17 SokolM 262 64 15
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17 akambour 262 64 15
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19 gaufqwi 258 61 15
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20 Vendy12 250 58 15
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20 ecpekkle 250 58 15
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22 ColeB 244 55 00
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23 BeningoS 235 53 00
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24 imogen 233 51 15
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25 LakeMA 224 48 00
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26 RobinJRichards 220 46 15
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27 Tarn 218 44 15
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28 felsenheldd 217 42 15
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29 PSUrose 213 40 15
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30 Atomiccoffey 208 38 00
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31 HoodM 205 35 15
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31 LynchT 205 35 15
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33 JCEurovision 202 32 00
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34 BringMoreLegos 197 30 15
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35 Michalle 188 28 15
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36 DouglasLovesVixey 184 26 15
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37 quarterrican 173 23 15
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38 KonkelT 165 21 15
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39 reallydumb4real 162 19 00
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40 ChrisRosenberg 160 17 00
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41 KPope 158 15 00
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42 HoH 145 13 00
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43 WatskyA 143 11 00
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44 ArunH 118 9 15
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45 HortonR 115 7 00
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46 EricMurphy 109 4 00
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46 RuizJ 109 4 00
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48 FauxD 103 1 15
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Questions:

The films "1917" and "Marriage Story" have been getting a bit of critical buzz lately. The musical scores for these films are by men named Thomas and Randy. Both men come from a family, called a "dynasty" by Wikipedia, with what surname?

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Newman

The website creation company Squarespace has recently launched an advertising campaign featuring an iconic "Sesame Street" character. What muppet is it?

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Oscar the Grouch

Multiple choice. Today (Fri.) marks the release of the third studio album by singer Selena Gomez. What is the title of this album: A) Rare; B) Medium; C) Well Done?

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A

This photo was taken this past week in what nation?

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New Zealand

The television comedy series "Young Sheldon" returned on Thursday night with an all new episode. What network broadcasts "Young Sheldon"?

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CBS

Surgery to repair a bad eye and keeping up one's enthusiasm, were among the topics discussed on a recent episode of CNN political commentator Matt Lewis' podcast. What longtime ESPN game announcer was Lewis' guest?

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Dick Vitale

Time for a GIF! Tom Hanks received an award last weekend. This award is named after what person who is mentioned seconds before the moment seen in this GIF?

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Cecil B. DeMille

This Monday, Bobby Bones and the Raging Idiots will perform at the storied Ryman Auditorium. This concert is taking place in what U.S. city?

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Nashville

What word fills-in the blank in the title of this film that opens nationwide today (Fri.): "Like a ____"?

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Boss

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Displaying the Red & Blue". Here we go. 50/50 tossup. Red and blue are the team colors of both the Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans; teams which played each other in last Saturday's NFL playoff game. Who won: Bills or Texans?

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Texans

The screenshot seen here is from what television drama that has been nominated for several accolades during this current awards season?

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Chernobyl

Alex Trebek has been making media rounds lately to discuss his health status and other matters. As noted on the Jeopardy! website, what is Trebek's spirit animal? (i.e. favorite animal species)

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Musk Ox