Lighter Side of the News (Feb. 28, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

MesserE
What's a motto? I don't know, what's a motto with you?


Runner(s)-Up:

quarterrican


Quiz Description

Quiz - #08-07

Full Results:

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1 MesserE 398 98 15
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2 quarterrican 393 96 15
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3 MitchellWA 372 94 00
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4 NathanL 368 91 15
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5 HoH 364 89 00
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6 rouquinne 360 87 15
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7 AnthonyBianca 349 84 15
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8 casketromance 337 82 15
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9 griffism 334 80 15
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10 jrwofuga 332 76 15
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10 heystephen 332 76 00
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12 akambour 325 73 00
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13 CoenM 322 70 15
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14 SokolM 302 68 00
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15 MoyseyC 301 66 15
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16 GoodmanDL 297 63 15
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17 JasonDuiuc 296 61 00
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18 KonkelT 282 59 15
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19 gaufqwi 277 56 15
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20 PipkeR 275 54 15
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21 GarciaD 269 52 15
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22 ElendilPickle 261 50 15
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23 WatskyA 257 47 00
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24 alamble 245 45 15
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25 imogen 239 41 15
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25 Michalle 239 41 15
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27 Vintsanity 229 38 15
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28 felsenheldd 227 36 15
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29 Vendy12 220 33 15
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30 JCEurovision 219 30 15
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30 PSUrose 219 30 00
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32 BringMoreLegos 218 26 00
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33 FauxD 217 24 15
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34 OrientalWizDad 213 22 00
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36 colleenw 205 17 15
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37 mathew5000 200 15 15
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38 KPope 190 12 15
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39 KCrest 180 10 00
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40 LakeMA 157 8 00
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41 ArunH 137 5 15
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42 KesslerA2 134 3 00
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43 DouglasLovesVixey 0 1 00
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Questions:

Leap Day is tomorrow (Feb. 29)! In honor of Leap Day, the 2010 romantic comedy film "Leap Year" stars Amy Adams as a woman who proposes to her boyfriend. "Leap Year" was partially based on what 1934 Frank Capra film starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert?

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It Happened One Night

What FIRST NAME fills-in the blank in this headline from a certain website: "WW Presents '_____'s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus' Tour"?

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Oprah

With his 7th round TKO victory over Deontay Wilder last Saturday night, Tyson Fury reclaimed the lineal World Heavyweight Championship. A nod to his family heritage, Fury is known by what nickname?

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Gypsy King

Seen here is a redacted advertisement for what recently relaunched television program?

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The Soup (Talk Soup)

A man named Bob Chapek started receiving a bit of media attention this past week. Since 1993, Chapek has worked for what company?

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Disney

Multiple choice. What is "F8": A) U.S. release title for the latest "Fast & Furious" movie coming out this Spring; B) New album from the heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch; C) Winning salvo at last weekend's Battleship World Championship?

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B

What professional sports franchise fills-in the blanks in this recent USA Today headline: "The _______ ______ stole signs from heckling fans at their spring training opener"?

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Houston Astros

The poster seen here is for a film that centers around what sport?

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Basketball

Last weekend, golfer Viktor Hovland won his maiden PGA Tour title at the Puerto Rico Open. Hovland is the first PGA Tour winner from what Scandanavian nation?

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Norway

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Suburban Adulthood". Here we go. A Google News search was recently conducted using the term "Suburban Adulthood". However, the top result was a Deadline story about "Big Time Adolescence"; an upcoming Hulu comedy film starring what youthful current cast member of Saturday Night Live?

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Pete Davidson

Multiple choice. Which of the following is NOT the name of an indie rock artist that is releasing a new album today (Fri.): A) Mini Van; B) Real Estate; C) Soccer Mommy?

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A

On Tuesday, legendary pro wrestler "Nature Boy" Ric Flair celebrated his 71st birthday. Based on recent posts from his official Instagram page, Flair spells out his famous exclamation using the letter "W", followed by how many "O's"? (Answer with the spelled out word; or number - accept within 1)

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WOOOOOO, 6 (accept WOOOO(OOO), 5 to 7)