Lighter Side of the News (Mar. 06, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #08-08

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 37 22 59 48 59 40 46 22 31 50 46 85
1 AnthonyBianca 470 98 15
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59
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59
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50
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85
2 gregariouschinchilla 412 96 15
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59
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00
15
15
15
15
50
15
46
15
85
3 jrwofuga 393 94 15
15
15
59
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48
15
59
15
15
15
15
31
00
15
46
00
4 quarterrican 388 92 15
37
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59
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48
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59
15
15
00
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15
50
00
00
5 MattK 378 90 15
15
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59
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48
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59
15
00
15
15
31
00
15
46
00
6 akambour 367 86 15
15
22
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59
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59
15
00
15
15
31
15
15
46
00
6 CoenM 367 86 15
37
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59
00
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59
15
00
15
15
31
15
15
46
00
8 KesslerA2 363 82 00
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59
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48
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59
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15
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31
00
15
46
00
8 JCEurovision 363 82 15
37
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15
59
00
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00
15
46
15
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31
00
00
15
85
10 BarthR 361 79 15
15
00
00
15
59
15
40
15
46
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31
15
50
15
00
11 heystephen 360 77 15
37
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22
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59
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48
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59
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00
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15
00
00
12 GoodmanDL 356 75 15
37
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59
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48
00
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31
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46
00
13 RobinJRichards 354 72 15
00
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48
00
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40
15
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15
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00
15
46
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85
14 HoH 352 70 15
37
15
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59
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15
59
00
15
46
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15
31
00
00
00
15 GarciaD 328 68 15
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22
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59
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31
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50
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46
00
16 Svoyager-11 321 66 00
00
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22
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59
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85
17 KPope 316 64 15
37
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48
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46
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18 Vintsanity 315 61 15
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22
00
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59
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31
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46
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19 Michalle 304 59 15
37
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22
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59
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31
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20 KreitzerJ 300 57 00
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22
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46
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85
21 MoyseyC 287 55 15
37
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59
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40
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31
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00
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22 HortonR 269 53 15
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22
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59
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31
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23 imogen 267 51 15
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22
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50
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46
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24 BenT 264 48 00
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59
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22
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31
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25 HomerS 263 45 15
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31
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25 LynchT 263 45 00
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48
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27 ElendilPickle 256 42 15
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28 SokolM 251 40 00
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31
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29 casketromance 246 36 00
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31
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29 FauxD 246 36 15
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31 reallydumb4real 242 33 00
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32 MitchellWA 241 31 00
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33 OrientalWizDad 237 29 00
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34 Flealick 233 27 15
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35 colleenw 231 25 15
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36 ecpekkle 227 22 00
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37 PSUrose 226 20 15
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38 ArunH 209 18 00
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39 Atomiccoffey 187 16 00
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40 Vendy12 183 14 15
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41 mathew5000 180 11 00
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42 BringMoreLegos 141 9 15
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43 JasonDuiuc 126 7 15
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44 KCrest 122 5 00
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45 WatskyA 78 3 00
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46 DouglasLovesVixey 37 1 00
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Questions:

A brand of laundry detergent, a lyric from the song "Holly Jolly Christmas", and a recent television series set at Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas, have what word in common?

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Cheer

"The Invisible Man" is currently the #1 movie at the U.S. box office. "The Invisible Man" is based on a novel by what author?

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H.G. Wells

The 2020 Major League Soccer (MLS) season began last weekend. Name a city that hosts one of the two new MLS expansion teams this season.

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Miami, Nashville

For the past 21 weeks, Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber have had the #1 song on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. What is the title of this song? (Hint: "Rule" mentioned in the Malcolm Gladwell book "Outliers")

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10,000 Hours

This photo was taken over a location within what Southern California town (pop. 5,345), which is sure to experience an influx of visitors this upcoming week?

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Indian Wells

Commercials featuring actress Jennifer Garner are still being televised. These ads are for what bank holding company?

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Capital One

50/50 tossup. Today (Fri.), marks the release of "Blue Moon Rising", the new studio album by (redacted) High Flying Birds. What Gallagher brother is the frontman for High Flying Birds: Liam or Noel?

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Noel

What surname fills-in the blank in this recent headline from The Hollywood Reporter: "'Star Trek: ______' — 11 Easter Eggs From This Week's Borg Episode"?

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Picard

NBA rookie Zion Williamson has been making headlines lately for some stellar performances in his first games as a professional. Williamson currently plays for what team?

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Pelicans

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "The Streets of San Francisco (and Tysons, Virginia)". Here we go. A recent story from SF Gate noted that some unearthed video footage of San Francisco's Market Street could be dated to 1966, due to the billing of what David Lean directed epic romantic drama film on a theater marquee?

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Doctor Zhivago

Yesterday (Thur.), was the 72nd birthday for what Guyanese-British singer; known to have worked in the genres of reggae rock, pop and ringbang? (attached photo is a hint)

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Eddy Grant

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek recently gave viewers an update on his health status. Alexander (Alex for short) is actually Trebek's middle name. What is Trebek's given first name?

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George