Lighter Side of the News (May 22, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

ElendilPickle


Quiz Description

Quiz - #09-06

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 463 98 15
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2 ElendilPickle 447 96 15
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3 MilesTeg 412 94 00
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4 MattK 393 92 15
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5 MaddyE 389 90 15
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6 KPope 388 87 00
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7 Vendy12 383 85 00
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8 alamble 374 83 00
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9 casketromance 366 81 15
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10 melvillean 359 78 15
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11 GoodmanDL 358 76 15
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12 KesslerA2 350 74 15
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13 ChrisRosenberg 341 72 15
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14 Tarn 340 70 00
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15 Svoyager-11 327 67 15
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16 felsenheldd 320 65 15
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17 HortonR 311 63 15
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18 GoodmanA 300 61 15
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19 KonkelT 296 58 15
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20 LakeMA 293 56 00
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21 McGeeDean 283 54 15
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22 YuC 274 52 15
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23 TWright17 273 50 15
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24 mwg 268 46 15
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24 Jonathan 268 46 15
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26 RobinJRichards 247 43 15
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27 GarciaD 242 38 00
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27 colleenw 242 38 00
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27 HoodM 242 38 00
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30 GovindGrewal 231 34 00
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31 BringMoreLegos 219 32 15
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32 DouglasLovesVixey 217 30 15
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33 Atomiccoffey 213 27 00
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34 FauxD 194 25 15
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35 imogen 190 22 00
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35 WatskyA 190 22 00
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37 PSUrose 188 18 15
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38 LynchT 183 16 15
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39 MStephans 181 14 15
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40 MoyseyC 175 12 00
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41 SokolM 163 10 15
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42 ecpekkle 131 7 00
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43 Vintsanity 116 5 00
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44 JJA 97 3 00
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45 ArunH 93 1 00
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Questions:

This Sunday night, PBS will air the streaming-only National Memorial Day Concert. Likely to be heard during the telecast is what official march song of the U.S. Navy?

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Anchors Aweigh

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned MLB question has been postponed. Instead please answer: The "Gashouse Gang" was the nickname given to the 1934 squad of what National League team?

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Cardinals

Multiple choice. Released last weekend video on demand (VOD), what is the title of the new film reboot of a classic cartoon franchise: A) Scoob!; B) Scooby!; C) Scooby-Doo!; D) Scooby-Dooby-Doo!?

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A

Seen here is a promotional image for what television series that will debut on Netflix next Friday?

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Space Force

In major news this week, Joe Rogan announced that he will be moving his popular podcast to the Spotify streaming service. Spotify's logo is three white stripes on a round background of what COLOR?

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Green

What name fills-in the blank in this line from a recent CBS Sports story: "From "I Ain't No Joke" by Eric B. & _____ to "I'm Bad" by LL Cool J, the music in this series, especially early on..."?

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Rakim

Time for a GIF! Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned rodeo question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: What specific rodeo event is seen in this GIF?

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Steer (Calf) Wrestling / (Bulldogging) (edited at 9:02 pm, May 22, 2020 (PDT))

In this week's edition of the "Political Beats" podcast, Notre Dame law professor Jeff Pojanowski discussed what Australian band, best known for their 1986 smash hit "Don't Dream It's Over"?

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Crowded House

What height (in feet & inches) has been redacted in this recent Instagram post photo?

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6' 9"

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Long Living Biblical Names". Here we go. Variety reported last weekend that actor Michael B. Jordan is to star in an upcoming film about the Biblical figure Methuselah. What filmmaker, known for such films as "Trainspotting" and "Slumdog Millionaire", is attached to direct?

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Danny Boyle

What famous musical family surname fills-in the blank in this recent headline from Rolling Stone: "Noah _____ Details ‘The End of Everything’ EP Track by Track, Unveils ‘Young & Sad’ Visualizer"?

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Cyrus

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned Indy 500 question has been rescheduled for August. Instead please answer: The first Indianapolis 500 race was held in what year? (accept within 5 years)

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1911 (accept 1906 to 1916)