Lighter Side of the News (Mar. 13, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

MilesTeg
Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody's gonna die. Come watch TV.


Runner(s)-Up:

KreitzerJ


Quiz Description

Quiz - #08-09

Full Results:

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1 MilesTeg 363 98 15
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2 KreitzerJ 360 96 00
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3 AnthonyBianca 357 93 15
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4 MattK 353 91 00
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5 GoodmanDL 349 88 15
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6 ecpekkle 346 85 15
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7 gregariouschinchilla 345 83 15
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8 felsenheldd 322 80 00
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9 MoyseyC 309 78 00
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10 CoenM 308 74 00
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10 casketromance 308 74 15
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12 Michalle 307 70 00
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13 colleenw 292 67 00
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14 Vintsanity 271 64 15
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14 MatherV 271 64 00
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16 quarterrican 270 60 00
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17 GarciaD 268 57 00
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18 zerocrates 263 55 00
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19 KonkelT 258 52 00
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20 KesslerA2 256 50 00
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21 ElendilPickle 248 44 00
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21 Svoyager-11 248 44 00
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21 heystephen 248 44 00
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24 BringMoreLegos 241 39 00
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25 gaufqwi 233 37 00
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26 imogen 225 34 00
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28 Fisher 222 29 00
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31 WatskyA 195 21 00
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33 DouglasLovesVixey 187 16 00
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34 KPope 181 14 00
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35 akambour 175 11 00
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37 mathew5000 117 6 00
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38 KCrest 109 3 00
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Questions:

In light of certain recent events, the planned question about the 2020 NCAA Basketball Tournament has been cancelled! In it's place please answer: What team won the 2019 Women's NCAA Division I Basketball Championship?

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Baylor

In light of certain recent events, the planned question about a Broadway play has been cancelled! In it's place answer: What is the two-word term for London's version of America's Broadway theater district?

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West End

Per the title of her new Comedy Central television series, Awkwafina plays a fictionalized version of herself named Nora, who is from what New York City borough?

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Queens

Artist Scott C. currently has an exhibition on display at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles. The Scott C. work seen here, depicts what film, often invoked in discussions between Conan O'Brien and Paul Rudd?

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Mac and Me

A Google News search was conducted on Monday using the term: "Page, Plant, Taurus". The top results for this search were all stories that regarded what song?

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Stairway to Heaven

WARNING: Spelling counts! What surname fills-in the blank in this recent story from CNN: "Courtroom reality show 'Judge Judy' is coming to an end after 25 years...Host Judy _________ initially revealed..."?

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Sheindlin

Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els won his first PGA Tour Champions title last weekend at the Hoag Classic in Newport Beach, CA. What is the minimum age (in years) for a golfer to be eligible to compete on the PGA Tour Champions circuit? (Hint: divisible by 5)

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50

Seen here is a cropped promotional image for what recently concluded HBO documentary miniseries?

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McMillions

50/50 tossup. The country music group The Dixie Chicks recently appeared on a network television show to promote their upcoming album. What show was it: CBS Sunday Morning or Today with Hoda & Jenna?

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CBS Sunday Morning

In honor of St. Patrick's Day this Tuesday, the mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Irish Groupings Without Bono". Here we go. The Irish national team has been playing in the 2020 Six Nations Championship (matches postponed); a competition in what sport?

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Rugby

Today (Fri.), marks the release of "Citizens of Boomtown", the first studio album by The Boomtown Rats since 1984. Who is the lead singer of this Irish rock band?

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Bob Geldof

On Tuesday, the great Chuck Norris celebrated his 80th birthday. From 1958 to 1962, Chuck Norris served in branch of the U.S. Armed Forces?

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Air Force