Lighter Side of the News (Apr. 03, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #08-12

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 55 62 25 48 41 50 39 55 66 21 85 66
1 AnthonyBianca 446 98 15
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2 MattK 426 96 15
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3 MilesTeg 420 94 15
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85
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4 daddariod 394 92 15
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5 GoodmanDL 385 89 15
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6 ShampooCell 363 87 15
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7 GarciaD 360 85 15
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48
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21
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8 quarterrican 355 82 00
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9 BringMoreLegos 353 80 15
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10 HortonR 344 77 15
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10 colleenw 344 77 15
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12 KreitzerJ 338 73 00
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13 TWright17 320 70 00
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13 jnowell 320 70 15
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15 Svoyager-11 306 67 00
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16 srs 301 64 15
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17 KesslerA2 297 62 15
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18 gaufqwi 296 60 15
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19 CoenM 294 57 00
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20 HoH 290 55 00
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21 rouquinne 289 53 00
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22 GovindGrewal 251 51 15
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23 KPope 250 48 00
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24 KCrest 247 46 15
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25 casketromance 246 44 00
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26 alamble 242 42 00
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27 jveditz 241 39 00
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28 imogen 233 37 15
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29 Vendy12 223 35 00
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30 DouglasLovesVixey 211 32 00
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31 felsenheldd 210 28 00
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31 GoldfarbDavidJ 210 28 00
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31 Tarn 210 28 00
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34 JCEurovision 206 23 00
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35 FauxD 186 21 00
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36 Michalle 185 19 00
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37 SokolM 181 17 15
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38 ArunH 180 14 00
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39 WatskyA 161 12 15
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40 LynchT 155 10 00
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41 PSUrose 132 7 00
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42 KlionskyG 110 5 00
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43 mwg 109 3 15
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44 ecpekkle 94 1 00
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Questions:

Since the Netflix "Tiger King" documentary series has been so popular, it deserves a question for those that actually watched it. Multiple choice. In the series, James Garreston says that he become an informant, because authorities had information related to his purchase of what species of animal: A) Meerkat; B) Wolverine; C) Mongoose; D) Lemur; E) Bandicoot?

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D

The "iHeart Living Room Concert for America" was held last Sunday. Mariah Carey sang what song with the following lyrics: "Time can't erase a feeling this strong; No way you're never gonna shake me; Ooh darling 'cause you'll..."?

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Always Be My Baby

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the scheduled MLB question has been postponed. Instead please answer: Tropicana Field is currently home to what American League team?

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Rays

Woody Allen's new memoir "Apropos of Nothing" has been generating some strong opinions lately. That said, the image seen here is from what Woody Allen film?

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Zelig

What composer fills-in the blanks in this Thursday headline from Variety: "_______ ____ ______ Launches Free Musical Theater Streaming Service"?

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Andrew Lloyd Webber

Greg Daniels, Ben Silverman and Jeff Zucker are just a few non-actor types interviewed for Andy Greene's recently published "oral history" book about what comedy television series?

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The Office

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned NHL question has been suspended. Instead please answer: From 1946 to 1971, "Mr. Hockey" Gordie Howe played for what NHL team?

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Red Wings

Multiple choice. Today (Fri.), marks the release of "Womb", the third studio album for Purity Ring. According to Wikipedia, what type of music group is Purity Ring: A) Thrash metal; B) Bluegrass; C) Synth-pop; D) early Jonas Brothers (2005-08) tribute act?

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C

On Tuesday's Slate Hit Parade podcast, host Chris Molanphy discussed the history of Latin music. Mentioned in the episode is this figure, with what TWO words that have been redacted on the album cover seen here?

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Bossa Nova

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Like Flair, but Softer". Here we go. A Vice.com recommendation list of things to do while in self-isolation, was the top result of a recent Google News search using the phrase, "Like Flair, but Softer". One suggestion was to read the works of what author; known for such novels as "Rum Punch" and "Get Shorty"?

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Elmore Leonard

The third season of the rebooted Disney animated television series "DuckTales" premieres this Saturday. As noted in the title of the rebooted series' pilot episode, the cheers sung in the "DuckTales" theme song are spelled with the letter "W", a hyphen, and how many instances of the letter "O"?

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4

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the scheduled Olympics question has been postponed for a year. Instead please answer: What city hosted the 1912 Summer Olympics?

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Stockholm