Lighter Side of the News (Mar. 20, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Runner(s)-Up:

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Quiz Description

Quiz - #08-10

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 86 14 10 52 40 38 34 36 58 52 62 26
1 CoenM 403 99 15
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2 casketromance 377 97 15
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3 RobinJRichards 373 95 15
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4 Svoyager-11 361 93 15
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5 AnthonyBianca 348 91 15
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6 MoyseyC 345 89 00
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7 RauscherM 339 87 15
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8 alamble 321 85 00
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9 MartaMJackson 320 83 15
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10 MattK 319 80 00
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10 NathanL 319 80 00
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12 KesslerA2 315 77 00
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13 SokolM 313 75 00
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14 GarciaD 312 73 00
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15 heystephen 306 71 00
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16 KelsoT 301 69 00
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17 FauxD 296 67 00
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18 imogen 290 65 00
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19 Vintsanity 289 63 00
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20 GoodmanDL 287 61 00
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21 ElendilPickle 286 59 00
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22 quarterrican 271 57 00
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23 BringMoreLegos 263 55 00
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24 PSUrose 260 53 00
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25 DouglasLovesVixey 256 51 00
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26 colleenw 248 49 00
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27 Tarn 246 47 00
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28 LynchT 238 45 00
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29 Nicole 233 42 00
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29 HortonR 233 42 00
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31 gaufqwi 230 39 00
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32 ecpekkle 229 37 00
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33 HumbabaORiley 227 35 00
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34 reallydumb4real 226 33 00
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35 JJA 224 31 00
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36 MatherV 216 29 00
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37 TWright17 205 26 00
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37 Vendy12 205 26 00
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39 HoH 203 23 00
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40 LakeMA 195 21 00
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41 JasonDuiuc 187 19 00
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42 felsenheldd 185 17 00
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43 HoodM 184 15 00
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44 Carl 178 13 00
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45 KonkelT 148 11 00
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46 WatskyA 142 9 00
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47 KCrest 107 7 00
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48 ArunH 85 5 00
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49 OrientalWizDad 78 3 00
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50 Atomiccoffey 70 1 00
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Questions:

In light of certain recent events, the planned Major League Baseball (MLB) question has been postponed. Instead please answer: According to the legend, in what year did Abner Doubleday supposedly invent the game of baseball? (accept within 5 years)

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1839 (accept 1834 to 1844)

50/50 tossup. Disney+ started streaming the animated film "Frozen 2" last Sunday. In "Frozen 2", actress Idina Menzel voices what character: Anna or Elsa?

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Elsa

What word fills-in the blank in the title of this recent Netflix reality television series: "Love Is _____"?

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Blind

This Instagram message (cropped) from Wednesday was posted by what person?

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Gisele Bundchen

Over the last few weeks, Weird Al Yankovic has received numerous requests to record a timely new parody of a song from 1979. Weird Al has steadfastly refused these requests, preferring to stick with his original lunch meat based version. The particular song in question is by what band?

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The Knack

In light of certain recent events, the planned late night television show question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: Who was the host of "The Tonight Show" from 1957 to 1962, prior to Johnny Carson?

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Jack Paar

This image is from what currently playing film?

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Onward

In light of certain recent events, the planned National Hockey League (NHL) question has been suspended. Instead please answer: In what city is the Hockey Hall of Fame located?

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Toronto

Multiple choice. The latest studio album by the hip-hop artist The Weeknd is due out today (Fri.). What is the album's title: A) After Hours; B) Up Late; C) Overtime; D) Last Call?

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A

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Not Cheers". Here we go. According to the Urban Dictionary, the phrase "not cheers", usually said when something negative occurs, is most prevalently used by people from what anglophone nation?

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Australia

The redacted image seen here is from a currently airing commercial for what restaurant chain?

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Domino's

In light of certain recent events, the planned fencing tournament question has been cancelled. Instead please name the THREE weapons used in modern fencing.

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Foil, Epee, Sabre