Lighter Side of the News (Feb. 21, 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 - #08-06

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 22 72 24 62 36 26 52 90 24 52 76 40
1 AnthonyBianca 476 99 15
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2 CoenM 359 97 15
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3 GoodmanDL 350 95 15
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4 KCrest 336 93 15
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5 rouquinne 334 91 15
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6 helene 325 89 00
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7 Nicole 323 87 15
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8 Svoyager-11 319 85 15
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9 GarciaD 303 83 15
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10 RobinJRichards 300 81 15
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11 KonkelT 290 79 15
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12 KPope 288 77 15
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13 quarterrican 287 74 15
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13 JasonDuiuc 287 74 15
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15 HowellT3 283 71 15
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16 ChrisRosenberg 278 69 00
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17 WatskyA 268 67 15
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18 heystephen 267 65 15
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19 ElendilPickle 263 63 15
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20 Michalle 257 61 15
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21 IvixorB 254 59 00
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22 MoyseyC 253 57 15
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23 SokolM 248 55 15
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24 ecpekkle 247 53 00
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25 PipkeR 243 51 15
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26 Vendy12 242 49 15
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27 gaufqwi 241 47 15
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28 DouglasLovesVixey 240 45 00
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29 imogen 238 43 15
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30 HoH 225 41 15
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31 BringMoreLegos 224 39 15
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32 akambour 222 37 15
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33 TWright17 215 35 00
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34 felsenheldd 211 33 15
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35 HortonR 199 30 15
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35 reallydumb4real 199 30 15
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37 mellyjo 198 27 15
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38 MitchellWA 196 25 15
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39 SheikoS 194 23 15
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40 LakeMA 185 21 15
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41 PSUrose 184 19 15
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42 Commodore 183 17 15
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43 alamble 181 15 15
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44 KesslerA2 176 13 00
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45 NatashaBB 175 11 15
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46 BarthR 171 9 15
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47 Vintsanity 164 7 00
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48 casketromance 135 5 00
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49 FauxD 110 3 00
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50 ArunH 108 1 00
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Questions:

"Train North", "Overpacked Sled" and "Animal Nature", are all songs listed on the soundtrack for what film that opens nationwide today (Fri.)?

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The Call of the Wild

Huey Lewis has been making the media rounds lately to promote Huey Lewis and the News' latest album "Weather". In addition to vocals, Lewis plays what musical instrument?

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Harmonica

A Google News search was conducted on Monday morning using the term "Rain Delay". The top results were mainly stories about what sporting event?

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Daytona 500

"Singing My Life", "Return of the Southern Girl" and "Death By Mom Jeans", are all chapter titles from "Open Book", the new autobiography by what former reality television star?

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Jessica Simpson

What word fills-in the blank in this recent headline from MSN: "'90 Day _____' Tell-All: Tania Tearfully Defends Herself After 'Soulmate' Debacle"?

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Fiance

The glassy object held aloft in this recent photo is named after what person?

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Kobe Bryant

Multiple choice. Which of the following is the title of a drama film recently released on Netflix: A) Sheep Woman; B) Goat Boy; C) Pig Man; D) Horse Girl?

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D

On Sunday, runner Joshua Cheptegei broke the 5,000 meter record with a time of 12:51 in a race at Monaco. Cheptegei is from what nation that borders Kenya?

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Uganda

Jane Austen wrote six novels over her lifetime. Which one is the subject of the latest Austen film adaptation that opens nationwide today (Fri.)?

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Emma

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "South Pacific". Here we go. Last weekend, Mayo Street Arts in Portland, Oregon staged a version of the classic musical "South Pacific" using miniature puppets. "South Pacific" is based on a collection of short stories by what author?

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James Michener

Multiple choice. The 40th season of the reality television series "Survivor" (Survivor: Winners at War) is currently underway. This season takes place in the Mamanuca Islands. What letter (with arrow), on the map seen here, corresponds closest to the Mamanuca Islands?

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B

On Wednesday night, CBS aired the final episode of the crime drama television series "Criminal Minds". After over 14 years on the air, how many episodes of "Criminal Minds" have been televised? (accept within 30)

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322 (accept 292 to 352)