Lighter Side of the News (Jan. 24, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

KesslerA2
The less you bet, the more you lose when you win.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #08-02

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 23 21 61 21 78 30 53 57 73 86 34 36
1 AnthonyBianca 416 98 15
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2 KesslerA2 399 96 15
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36
3 CoenM 397 94 15
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86
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4 MilesTeg 396 92 15
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5 ChrisRosenberg 346 90 00
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6 RauscherM 342 88 15
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7 MattK 328 86 15
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73
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8 RautY 320 84 15
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9 KreitzerJ 294 82 00
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10 casketromance 293 80 15
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11 helene 288 78 15
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12 GarciaD 285 76 00
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13 Nicole 279 73 15
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14 akambour 276 71 15
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15 ADSanchez 275 69 15
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16 imogen 273 67 00
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17 mbmason 272 65 15
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18 heystephen 266 61 15
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18 BringMoreLegos 266 61 15
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18 alamble 266 61 15
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21 quarterrican 257 57 15
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22 PSUrose 250 55 15
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23 TWright17 248 53 15
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24 ElendilPickle 245 51 15
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25 FauxD 244 48 00
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26 gregariouschinchilla 226 45 15
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26 PipkeR 226 45 15
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28 OrientalWizDad 225 42 15
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29 HortonR 223 40 00
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30 Svoyager-11 217 37 15
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30 Tarn 217 37 15
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32 RobinJRichards 213 34 15
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33 WatskyA 206 30 15
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33 colleenw 206 30 15
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33 ShampooCell 206 30 15
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36 KPope 196 26 15
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37 Vendy12 189 23 15
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38 LynchT 188 21 00
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39 ecpekkle 180 19 00
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40 SokolM 179 17 00
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41 Vintsanity 170 15 15
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42 EricMurphy 164 13 15
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43 ArunH 157 11 00
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44 HoH 155 9 15
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45 JCEurovision 134 6 15
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45 DouglasLovesVixey 134 6 15
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47 mellyjo 132 3 00
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48 LakeMA 74 1 15
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Questions:

The 62nd Grammy Awards are this Sunday night. What artist has the most nominations (eight), including Record of the Year for "Truth Hurts"?

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Lizzo

The #1 movie at the U.S. box office last weekend is the latest installment in what action-comedy film trilogy?

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Bad Boys

Multiple choice. Talk show host Maury Povich celebrated his 81st birthday this past week. A longtime sports writer for The Washington Post; who was Maury Povich's father: A) Tracy Povich; B) Stacy Povich; C) Shirley Povich; D) Paternity test results to be revealed in shocking new episode?

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C

Sparking a viral internet meme this week, what word has been redacted in the image seen here?

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Tinder

What three digit number fills-in the blank in this recent headline from CBS Sports: "UFC ___ results, takeaways: Conor McGregor takes control of the MMA landscape once again"? (accept within 15)

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246 (accept 231 to 261)

What character, first introduced in a 1883 Carlo Collodi novel, appears in a current GEICO commercial in which he uses an assumed identity while on a first date?

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Pinnochio

Jeff being mistaken for Harvey Weinstein and the main character wearing a provocative red hat; are some of the scenes from Sunday night's tenth season premiere episode of what television series?

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Curb Your Enthusiasm

Multiple choice: The war drama film "The Last Full Measure" is released nationwide today (Fri.). "The Last Full Measure" is set during the: A) Civil War; B) World War II; C) Korean War; D) Vietnam War?

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D

Warner Archive announced this past week that Blu-Ray copies of short films, by what cartoonist, will be out on February 18? (attached screenshot is an example)

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Tex Avery

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Secretly Recorded by an Avenatti Client or Rerun". Here we go. What corporation fills-in the blank in this recent headline from Yahoo News: "Court filings in Avenatti trial show existence of secretly recorded ____ executive conversations"?

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Nike

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020 was announced this month. Among this year's inductees is what band, known for such hits as "Minute by Minute" and "Takin' It to the Streets"?

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The Doobie Brothers

This past week, Alyssa Nakken made history by becoming the first woman to be hired as a coach in Major League Baseball. Nakken was hired by what National League West team?

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Giants