Lighter Side of the News (May 15, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

MilesTeg
Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody's gonna die. Come watch TV.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #09-05

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 AnthonyBianca 410 99 15
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2 MilesTeg 398 97 15
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3 MattK 397 95 15
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4 Tarn 379 93 15
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5 Vicun-YAH 376 91 15
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6 alamble 368 89 15
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7 RobinJRichards 361 87 15
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8 MaddyE 334 85 00
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9 akambour 328 83 15
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10 Svoyager-11 323 81 15
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11 CoenM 316 78 15
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11 HortonR 316 78 00
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13 KesslerA2 312 75 00
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14 mbmason 311 72 15
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14 KCrest 311 72 15
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16 casketromance 309 68 15
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16 Vintsanity 309 68 00
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18 helene 301 65 15
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19 jnowell 300 63 00
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20 heystephen 299 60 15
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20 daddariod 299 60 15
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22 GoodmanDL 296 57 00
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23 KreitzerJ 286 55 00
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24 ChrisRosenberg 283 53 15
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25 TWright17 278 51 15
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26 GarciaD 271 49 15
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27 colleenw 267 47 00
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28 petkunm 266 45 00
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29 ecpekkle 257 43 15
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30 KonkelT 251 41 00
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31 HoH 239 39 15
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32 ArunH 235 37 00
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33 Vendy12 229 35 15
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34 FauxD 221 33 00
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35 LakeMA 218 31 15
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36 DouglasLovesVixey 213 29 00
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37 gaufqwi 203 27 15
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38 HoodM 200 25 15
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39 LeungT 197 23 00
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40 SokolM 192 21 00
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41 PSUrose 188 19 15
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42 imogen 185 17 15
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43 GoldfarbDavidJ 179 15 15
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44 Faith 168 13 00
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45 mwg 155 11 15
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46 LynchT 147 9 15
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47 WatskyA 138 7 00
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48 BringMoreLegos 127 5 15
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49 MatchenD 95 3 00
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50 Atomiccoffey 27 1 00
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Questions:

"Farmer Refuted", "Stay Alive" and "Hurricane"; are just a few of the songs expected to be heard in what highly anticipated live action film, in which this past week it was announced will be released via Disney+ on July 3rd?

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Hamilton

Give EITHER name that fills-in a blank in this recent Deadline headline: "CBS Renews 18 Series, Including Freshmen ‘FBI: Most Wanted’, ‘___ ❤️ ________’, ‘All Rise’ & ‘The Unicorn'".

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Bob, Abishola

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the scheduled NCAA Spring Football question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: What was the legal FIRST name of legendary coach Bear Bryant?

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Paul

The name and likeness of what person has been redacted in the Instagram post seen here?

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Jonah Hill

Country music singer Sara Evans releases her new studio album "Copy That" today (Fri.). This album is collection of covers, including what song made famous by Dexys Midnight Runners?

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Come On Eileen

Multiple choice. What is something Jerry Seinfeld has NOT done lately: A) Admit to being intimidated by Keith Hernandez; B) Release a standup special on Netflix; C) Win a copyright lawsuit; D) Post a video of microwaving a Swanson's Hungry-Man frozen dinner on TikTok?

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D

The "Bonanas for Bonanza" podcast, about the 1959-73 television series "Bonanza", made its debut recently. "Bonanza" is about the Cartwright family which own a ranch known by what name?

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Ponderosa

The planned sports event question has been cancelled due to certain ongoing circumstances. Instead please answer: The image seen here is from a 2007 exhibition between what TWO athletes?

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Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

In his latest "Bizarre Albums" podcast episode, host Tony Thaxton discussed a 1965 promotional album for what Minnesota originated beer brand, which uses the slogan: "Born in the land of sky blue waters"?

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Hamm's

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Hustlers". Here we go. What name fills-in the blanks in this line from a recent RadioTimes article: "Inspired by a true story, ________ _____ stars in this crime thriller about a crew of strippers who begin stealing money from their wealthy customers"?

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Jennifer Lopez

Multiple choice. The hit television docuseries "The Last Dance" concludes this Sunday night on ESPN. The series noted that a $57,000 check became publicly known during the 1992 criminal trial of James Bouler. This check was to payoff a gambling debt owed by Michael Jordan to Bouler. What was Bouler's nickname: A) Fats; B) Slim; C) Slick; D) Tex?

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B

Elle Fanning stars as Catherine the Great in "The Great", a television miniseries that premieres on Hulu today (Fri.). In what year was Catherine the Great crowned Empress of Russia? (accept within 25)

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1762 (accept 1737 to 1787)