Lighter Side of the News (Feb. 07, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Quiz Description

Quiz - #08-04

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 32 37 64 32 20 44 15 27 61 96 79 49
1 AnthonyBianca 426 98 15
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2 casketromance 386 96 15
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3 GoodmanDL 356 93 00
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4 MoyseyC 344 91 15
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5 Vendy12 326 89 15
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6 akambour 321 85 15
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6 ecpekkle 321 85 00
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8 KesslerA2 319 81 15
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9 Mark 316 79 00
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10 imogen 309 76 00
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11 HoH 304 74 15
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12 MatherV 302 71 15
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13 alamble 295 68 15
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13 MitchellWA 295 68 15
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15 CoenM 288 64 15
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16 Vintsanity 285 59 15
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16 BarthR 285 59 15
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16 StanleyP 285 59 15
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19 reallydumb4real 284 54 15
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20 HortonR 282 52 15
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21 petkunm 280 50 15
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22 quarterrican 275 46 15
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22 heystephen 275 46 15
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24 GarciaD 270 42 15
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25 colleenw 260 40 15
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26 GuenC 232 37 15
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27 SokolM 231 35 15
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28 jnowell 213 32 00
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29 ShampooCell 210 30 00
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30 BringMoreLegos 201 28 15
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31 LakeMA 193 25 15
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32 ArunH 170 23 00
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33 PipkeR 164 20 15
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34 JCEurovision 161 18 00
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35 mathew5000 159 15 15
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36 KPope 144 13 00
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37 DouglasLovesVixey 141 10 15
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38 FauxD 129 8 00
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39 Tarn 109 6 00
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40 LynchT 107 3 00
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41 KlionskyG 0 1 00
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Questions:

The 92nd Academy Awards are this Sunday! At what time (PM - Eastern Standard Time) does ABC's official Oscars award ceremony telecast begin?

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8

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers (31-20) to win Super Bowl LIV last Sunday. Who was the President of the United States the last time the Chiefs won the Super Bowl?

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Richard Nixon

Multiple choice. Rapper Eminem has a new hit song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. What is the song's title: A) Rodan; B) King Kong; C) Godzilla; D) Mothra?

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C

A Google News search was recently conducted using the names of two NHL teams (one American, one Canadian). One search result was a New York Times article about the revival of what classic musical, which is scheduled to open on February 20th at the Broadway Theater?

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West Side Story

The name and likeness of what actor has been redacted in this recent Twitter exchange?

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Wilford Brimley

The seventh season of the television comedy series "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" premiered on Thursday night. What network currently airs "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"?

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NBC

50/50 tossup. Bong Joon Ho's hit film "Parasite" continues to rack up accolades. Last weekend, "Parasite" won the Writers Guild Award for: Original Screenplay or Adapted Screenplay?

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Original Screenplay

On Monday, what rock band announced that three of its original members will be reuniting for a 19-city tour this summer? (attached montage is a hint)

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Guns N' Roses

Tennis' first Grand Slam tournament of 2020, the Australian Open, concluded last weekend. Name champion for Women's Singles?

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Sofia Kenin

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Del Monte & Belmonte". Here we go. Del Monte Foods Inc. has caught notice lately for their new pineapple tags which highlight the company's sustainability efforts. What WORD appears underneath the name Del Monte on the company's red logo?

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Quality

Jason Belmonte was recently a guest on comedian Chris Hardwick's podcast. Belmonte is considered to be the #1 ranked competitor in what sport?

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Bowling

Pamela Anderson and film producer Jon Peters recently announced that they are ending their marriage. According to most media sources, how many DAYS were Anderson and Peters married before calling it quits? (accept within 2)

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12 (accept 10 to 14)