Lighter Side of the News (Mar. 27, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

Tarn
I know my months


Quiz Description

Quiz - #08-11

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 72 29 35 42 50 55 83 03 37 24 55 90
1 AnthonyBianca 451 98 15
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55
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83
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03
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90
2 Tarn 416 96 15
72
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00
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83
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00
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55
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3 GoodmanDL 402 94 15
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83
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03
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37
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24
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90
4 HomerS 340 91 00
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35
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03
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90
4 daddariod 340 91 00
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83
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37
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6 colleenw 317 88 00
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24
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7 LynchT 316 85 15
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42
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8 heystephen 311 83 00
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9 alamble 306 81 00
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10 Svoyager-11 303 79 00
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90
11 MattK 301 77 00
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12 HowellT3 300 75 00
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13 KesslerA2 299 72 00
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90
14 MilesTeg 291 70 00
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15 KCrest 276 68 00
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16 SokolM 272 66 15
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17 gaufqwi 261 64 15
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18 melvillean 256 60 00
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18 quarterrican 256 60 00
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20 KPope 255 57 15
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21 jveditz 249 55 00
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22 WatskyA 241 53 15
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23 felsenheldd 239 51 00
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24 KitchenB 234 48 00
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25 GarciaD 231 46 00
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26 BringMoreLegos 229 44 15
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27 ArunH 226 42 15
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28 LakeMA 225 39 00
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28 casketromance 225 39 00
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30 HoodM 222 35 00
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31 CoenM 221 33 00
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32 GoldfarbDavidJ 218 31 15
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33 Vendy12 204 29 00
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34 KonkelT 189 26 15
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34 Vintsanity 189 26 15
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36 HortonR 183 22 00
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37 Michalle 168 20 00
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38 PSUrose 162 18 00
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39 Commodore 159 16 00
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40 RaskTM 150 14 00
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41 JamesDenny 142 11 00
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42 ADSanchez 132 9 00
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43 watkinsAF 114 7 00
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44 imogen 113 5 00
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45 ecpekkle 101 3 00
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46 DouglasLovesVixey 77 1 00
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Questions:

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned celebrity wedding question has been postponed. Instead please answer: Added together, how many times have Elizabeth Taylor and Zsa Zsa Gabor been married? (accept within 2)

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17 (accept 15 to 19)

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned figure skating competition question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: 50/50 tossup, what is considered the easiest jump in figure skating: Axel or Toe Loop?

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Toe Loop

A new episode ("Cornelius Ruck") of the television crime drama series "The Blacklist" airs tonight (Fri.). What network broadcasts "The Blacklist"?

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NBC

"An admirable, inspiring example of grown-up grunge", is a line from a Rolling Stone review of "Gigaton", the eleventh studio album (due out today, Fri.) for what rock band?

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Pearl Jam

The logo seen here is for what much advertised service that is set to launch on April 6th?

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Quibi

Multiple choice. For the past several weeks, the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart has been a track by rapper Roddy Ricch. What's the song's title: A) The Alley; B) The Box; C) The Corner; D) The Door?

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B

Actress Ana de Armas has been making headlines lately, both personally and professionally. De Armas was born in what nation?

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Cuba

On Thursday's edition of the Unspooled podcast, hosts Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson discussed what film from 1957? (cropped poster attached)

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12 Angry Men

What word fills-in the blank in the title of this recent Netflix television miniseries starring Octavia Spencer: "Self Made: Inspired by the Life of _____ C. J. Walker"?

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Madam

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Naismith & Nesmith". Here we go. Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned NBA question has been suspended. Instead please answer: When Dr. James Naismith invented the game of basketball in 1891, the targets used in the first game were baskets meant to hold what type of fruit?

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Peach

Musician Michael Nesmith recently announced the rescheduling of 2020 tour dates from April to September. Nesmith will be touring with what other surviving member of The Monkees?

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Micky Dolenz

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the big harness race event question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: What are the TWO types of gaits used in harness racing?

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Trotting, Pacing