Lighter Side of the News (May 29, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

ElendilPickle


Quiz Description

Quiz - #09-07

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 61 20 44 52 76 30 81 47 47 32 15 81
1 AnthonyBianca 487 98 15
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2 ElendilPickle 415 96 15
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3 GarciaD 388 92 15
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3 KPope 388 92 15
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5 CoenM 381 89 15
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6 emilyaviva 375 86 15
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7 jnowell 351 84 15
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8 KesslerA2 346 81 15
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9 alamble 345 79 15
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10 MaddyE 344 76 00
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11 heystephen 339 74 00
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12 Svoyager-11 330 71 00
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13 gaufqwi 324 69 15
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14 griffism 318 67 00
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15 felsenheldd 310 64 15
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16 TWright17 305 60 00
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16 MattK 305 60 00
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18 HoH 295 57 00
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19 MoyseyC 281 54 00
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20 ecpekkle 280 52 00
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21 Vendy12 272 50 15
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22 jfmk 271 47 00
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23 GoodmanDL 267 45 15
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24 colleenw 266 41 00
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24 Tarn 266 41 00
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26 BringMoreLegos 254 37 00
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27 casketromance 247 35 00
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28 LynchT 238 32 15
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29 HortonR 236 30 00
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30 jveditz 234 28 00
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31 KCrest 211 25 00
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32 SokolM 204 23 00
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33 WatskyA 186 20 00
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34 mwg 184 18 00
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35 DouglasLovesVixey 156 15 15
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36 JCEurovision 151 13 15
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37 EggCzar 142 10 00
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38 ArunH 126 8 00
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39 Vintsanity 106 6 00
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40 Atomiccoffey 35 3 00
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41 AdamKing 0 1 00
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Questions:

Nominations for the 2020 Daytime Emmy Awards were announced recently. Tom Kenny was nominated for his performance of what character?

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SpongeBob SquarePants

50/50 tossup. The big charity fundraising golf match between Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning versus Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, was held last Sunday. Which team won: Woods/Manning or Mickelson/Brady?

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Woods/Manning

"Lidar + Rogues + Duty" a rerun episode from the television series "MacGyver" will air tonight (Fri.). A reboot of an earlier series that aired on a different network, what is current network of this rebooted series?

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CBS

What surname fills-in the blank in this Wednesday headline from Variety: "‘Justice League’ ______ Cut: First Look at DC Villain Darkseid"?

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Snyder

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned soccer question has been postponed. Instead please answer: The photo seen here was taken in what city?

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Glasgow

Multiple choice. Lady Gaga's new studio album is released today (Fri.). What is the album's title: A) Alice; B) Babylon; C) Chromatica?

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C

A car crash, his expected sixth child and "cancel culture"; are all topics discussed while making the media rounds for “The Decision: Overcoming Today’s BS for Tomorrow’s Success,” the new audiobook by what high earning entertainer?

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Kevin Hart

What corporate logo has been redacted (twice) on this screenshot figure that has recently returned after a four year hiatus?

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AT&T

On this week's episode of the "Unspooled" podcast, hosts Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson discussed "A Streetcar Named Desire". Who was the director of this 1951 classic film?

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Elia Kazan

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Karaoke Time". Here we go. Alluding to a particular HGTV series, what word fills-in the blank in this recent Country Living headline: "How '______ Brother' Drew Scott Won Over His Wife Linda Phan on the 'Longest First Date Ever' You know it's a good date when it starts with sushi and ends with karaoke"?

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Property

The big music news this past week is that Randy Jackson is returning to play bass for what rock band, popular among karaoke enthusiasts, with such lyrics as: "streetlight people, living just to find emotion"?

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Journey

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned Olympics question has been rescheduled for 2021. Instead please answer: Patricia "Pat" McCormick and Sammy Lee are just two of the American athletes who have won Olympic gold medals in what sport?

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Diving