Lighter Side of the News (Apr. 17, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

OrientalWizDad


Quiz Description

Quiz - #09-01

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 75 20 45 34 63 49 45 22 72 11 27 33
1 AnthonyBianca 462 99 15
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2 OrientalWizDad 402 97 15
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3 gaufqwi 392 95 15
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4 KPope 387 93 00
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5 heystephen 378 91 15
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6 akambour 372 90 15
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7 RauscherM 364 88 15
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8 LynchT 362 86 00
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9 GoodmanDL 352 84 15
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10 jnowell 348 83 15
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11 MattK 341 81 00
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12 HoH 338 79 15
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13 casketromance 337 77 00
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14 CoenM 335 75 00
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15 MilesTeg 325 74 15
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16 KelsoT 319 72 00
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17 GarciaD 309 70 00
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18 KesslerA2 300 68 00
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19 quarterrican 299 66 00
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20 Commodore 293 65 00
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21 Vendy12 291 63 00
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22 rouquinne 282 61 00
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23 KCrest 279 59 00
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24 ArunH 275 58 15
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25 Vintsanity 272 56 00
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26 HoodM 271 54 00
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27 RabinK 268 52 00
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28 MaddyE 260 50 00
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29 Michalle 252 49 15
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30 JasonDuiuc 249 47 00
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31 HortonR 248 43 00
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31 KlionskyG 248 43 00
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31 SokolM 248 43 00
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34 ShampooCell 247 40 15
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35 mwg 233 38 00
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36 Tarn 222 35 00
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36 imogen 222 35 00
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38 WeaverR 212 33 00
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39 MoyseyC 210 30 00
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39 ecpekkle 210 30 00
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41 BringMoreLegos 207 25 00
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41 PSUrose 207 25 15
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41 NathanL 207 25 00
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44 RaiaB 201 22 00
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45 daddariod 197 20 00
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46 alamble 195 18 00
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47 queenaoife 182 16 00
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48 mbmason 178 15 00
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49 JCEurovision 162 13 00
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50 GoldfarbDavidJ 154 10 00
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50 colleenw 154 10 00
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52 MoskowitzJim 147 8 00
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53 PollakO 135 5 00
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53 WatskyA 135 5 00
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55 DouglasLovesVixey 127 2 00
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56 JJA 83 1 00
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Questions:

Director Alan Yang recently expressed optimism that Netflix subscribers may discover his new film "Tigertail" while searching for a certain other similarly titled option. "Tigertail" is a drama about a family that immigrates to America from what East Asian nation?

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Taiwan

What name fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from the Washington Post: "___ _____ hosts 'Saturday Night Live at Home,' the show's first remote episode in more than 40 years"?

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Tom Hanks

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the scheduled MLB question has been postponed. Instead please answer: What was the nickname given to the starting lineup of the 1927 New York Yankees?

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Murderer's Row

On Wednesday's edition of his Stong Songs podcast, host Kirk Hamilton talked about the guitar intro for "Thunderstuck". This 1990 song is by what rock band?

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AC/DC

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the big championship fight question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: Name ONE of the boxers who were fighting at the moment this photo was taken.

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Evander Holyfield, Riddick Bowe

This Saturday, the top chess players in the world will begin competing in the Magnus Carlsen Invitational online chess tournament. The current World Champion, Carlsen is from what nation?

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Norway

The latest news reports are that the untitled third "Fantastic Beasts" film will be released on November 12, 2021. Part of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World franchise, what character does Jude Law play in the "Fantastic Beasts" series?

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Albus Dumbledore

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned tennis tournament question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: 50/50 tossup. Over the course of their rivalry, Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova have played 80 head-to-head matches. Who won more of these matches (43 to 37): Evert or Navratilova?

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Navratilova

Show business legend Carl Reiner has been featured in recent stories by Yahoo! and CBS News. These stories note that Reiner just turned 98 years old. How old (in years) is the fictional character standing next to Reiner in this photo?

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2,000

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Bolt Cutters". Here we go. What word fills-in the blank in this recent headline from US Gamer: "Resident ____ 3: Bolt Cutters Location - We show you where to find the Bolt Cutters and how to use them to break chains"?

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Evil

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Fetch the Bolt Cutters", the first studio album in eight years for what singer, who made a splash back in 1996 with her debut album "Tidal" and the hit single "Criminal"?

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Fiona Apple

The sixth season of the musical drama television series "Empire" concludes this Tuesday. "Empire" airs on what television network?

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FOX