Lighter Side of the News (Apr. 10, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #08-13

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1 GoodmanDL 399 98 00
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2 CoenM 372 96 00
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3 MattK 364 93 00
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4 quarterrican 333 91 00
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5 ShampooCell 316 88 15
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6 casketromance 311 85 00
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7 SokolM 303 83 00
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8 ChrisRosenberg 298 80 00
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9 PSUrose 296 78 15
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10 HoH 286 75 00
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11 FauxD 280 73 15
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12 Vendy12 273 70 00
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13 gaufqwi 270 67 15
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14 HortonR 265 65 15
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15 WatskyA 260 62 00
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16 JasonDuiuc 259 60 00
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17 garrybl 257 57 00
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18 AnthonyBianca 256 55 15
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19 DouglasLovesVixey 244 51 00
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19 jnowell 244 51 00
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21 MoyseyC 239 47 00
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22 Fisher 233 44 00
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23 alamble 231 42 00
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25 HoodM 216 35 00
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Questions:

"The Best of Kenny Rogers: Through the Years" broke into the Billboard 200 album chart top-10 recently. The collection's first track is "Lucille". According to the opening lyrics of this sing-along classic, what does Lucille take off?

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Her Ring

The Class of 2020 inductees for the Basketball Hall of Fame were announced last weekend. Among the greats selected, was what player who attended Wake Forest University from 1993 to 1997?

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Tim Duncan

Today (Fri.) marks the launch of an animated film sequel that was originally scheduled for theatrical release, but instead will become available video-on-demand (VOD). What word, sometimes used to refer to online commenters, fills-in the blank in the film's title: "______ World Tour"?

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Trolls

The image seen here was taken recently, in front of essential personnel only, at a facility located in what U.S. state?

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Florida

50/50 tossup. Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are expecting a baby. What sex is the baby: Boy or Girl?

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Girl

The 21st season of the ABC television game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire", featuring celebrity contestants competing for charity, debuted on Wednesday night. Who is the current host of the program?

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Jimmy Kimmel

Time for a GIF! The planned Masters Tournament question has been rescheduled for November. For now, please answer: What TWO WORDS did Verne Lundquist say at the climatic moment seen in this GIF?

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Yes Sir

Actress Cheryl Hines recently posted a list of her top-10 favorite songs. Topping the list was Israel Kamakawiwo╩╗ole's version of what classic song, combined in a medley with "What a Wonderful World"?

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned track and field competition question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: What TWO field events (e.g. jumping, throwing) are featured in the men's decathlon, but not in the women's heptathlon?

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Discus, Pole Vault

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "An Assorted Cast of Characters". Here we go. For some reason, there have been a bit of online lists lately with suggestions of movies to stream with kids at home. One such film is "The Muppet Movie" from 1979. In "The Muppet Movie", Fozzie Bear drives a 1951 automobile from what manufacturer?

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Studebaker

Back by popular demand, here is another "Tiger King" question! Multiple choice. Which of the men seen in this montage (give the corresponding letter) is Rick Kirkham?

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C

On Wednesday night, ABC aired the two part series finale of the long running comedy series "Modern Family". Over the course of its run, how many episodes of "Modern Family" have been aired? (accept within 15)

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250 (accept 235 to 265)