Lighter Side of the News (Apr. 24, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #09-02

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 417 98 15
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2 MattK 416 96 15
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3 MilesTeg 397 94 15
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4 CoenM 396 91 00
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5 casketromance 356 89 15
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6 gaufqwi 346 87 00
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7 Vendy12 339 84 15
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8 HortonR 328 82 15
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9 Svoyager-11 321 80 15
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10 TWright17 312 76 15
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10 Commodore 312 76 15
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12 OrientalWizDad 306 73 15
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13 PSUrose 303 70 00
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14 ecpekkle 299 68 15
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15 jnowell 287 66 15
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16 RauscherM 282 62 15
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16 MoyseyC 282 62 15
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18 Vintsanity 279 59 15
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19 rouquinne 261 56 00
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20 LivenickT 254 54 00
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21 WatskyA 249 52 00
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22 Tarn 245 50 00
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23 LakeMA 242 45 00
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23 BringMoreLegos 242 45 00
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23 HoodM 242 45 15
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26 colleenw 241 39 00
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26 imogen 241 39 00
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28 queenaoife 236 36 00
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29 felsenheldd 234 32 00
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29 KCrest 234 32 00
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31 SokolM 229 29 15
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32 KPope 228 26 00
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33 Michalle 218 24 00
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34 KonkelT 215 22 15
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35 HoH 214 19 00
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36 ArunH 210 17 15
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37 DanielO 204 13 00
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37 FauxD 204 13 00
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39 DouglasLovesVixey 199 9 00
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39 lshultz82 199 9 00
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41 LynchT 190 5 00
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42 KlionskyG 180 3 15
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43 mwg 121 1 00
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Questions:

"The Last Dance", the television documentary miniseries focusing on the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls, premiered on ESPN last weekend. What team did the Bulls play in the 1998 NBA Finals?

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Utah Jazz

The One World: Together at Home event was held last weekend, in tribute to healthcare workers. What singer, known for such hits as "Paparazzi" and "Alejandro", performed the classic song "Smile"?

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Lady Gaga

BBC Two announced on Monday that a new documentary film about "Pink Panther" star Peter Sellers, will air on May 9th. Most of the movies in "The Pink Panther" film series were directed by what filmmaker?

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Blake Edwards

Multiple choice. What words have been redacted on this product, scheduled to go on sale in July: A) Reflections About My Life; B) Reflections on My Life; C) Reflections of My Life; D) No, I Won't Suck It?

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B

On Thursday night, with the first overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals selected quarterback Joe Burrow. During his junior and senior seasons, Burrow played for what college?

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LSU

What city, located in Washington state, fills-in the blank in this recent headline from TechRadar: "How to watch '______ FD' online: stream season 2 anywhere now"?

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Tacoma

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned Broadway production question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: What playwright penned such works as "All My Sons" and "A View from the Bridge"?

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Arthur Miller

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the scheduled NASCAR race question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: What number has been redacted in this photo?

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3

On Thursday night, for the second time, the television comedy series "Will & Grace" aired a farewell episode. What network broadcasted "Will & Grace"?

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NBC

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Birds of...". Here we go. The superhero film "Birds of Prey" was recently made available video on demand (VOD). In "Birds of Prey", Margot Robbie plays what DC Extended Universe character?

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Harley Quinn

Multiple choice. Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Human Design", the sixth studio album for the alternative rock band Birds of Tokyo. This band is from what nation: A) Australia; B) Great Britain; C) Canada; D) Japan?

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A

"Beirut Is Back", "Big Man in Tehran" and "13 Hours in Islamabad"; are all episode titles for what Showtime television program that will air its series finale this Sunday night?

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Homeland