Lighter Side of the News (Jun. 12, 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 - #09-09

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 76 41 39 62 63 30 69 47 71 76 67 54
1 AnthonyBianca 530 99 15
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2 MilesTeg 445 97 00
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3 KesslerA2 439 95 15
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4 casketromance 437 93 15
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5 MoyseyC 421 91 00
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6 MattK 410 89 00
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7 helene 405 87 15
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8 GoodmanDL 389 85 00
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8 ChrisRosenberg 389 85 00
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10 felsenheldd 370 82 00
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11 gaufqwi 362 79 00
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11 renickp 362 79 15
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13 RobinJRichards 355 76 15
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14 IvixorB 354 75 00
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15 alamble 351 73 15
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16 SokolM 347 71 15
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17 ShampooCell 342 68 00
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17 TWright17 342 68 15
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19 Tarn 340 65 00
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20 HoodM 339 63 00
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21 MaccaroneM 329 62 00
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22 RauscherM 328 60 15
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23 Vendy12 316 58 15
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24 KCrest 314 56 00
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25 jnowell 308 54 00
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26 CoenM 293 52 00
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27 GarciaD 288 50 00
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27 colleenw 288 50 00
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29 UncleTed 286 47 00
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30 MaddyE 275 45 00
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31 emilyaviva 267 43 00
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32 ecpekkle 258 41 00
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33 Vintsanity 239 39 00
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34 IFSEsq 232 37 00
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34 HoH 232 37 00
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36 MStephans 224 33 15
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36 JCEurovision 224 33 00
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38 petkunm 219 30 00
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39 Nicola 217 28 00
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40 LynchT 189 26 00
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41 HortonR 185 25 00
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42 PSUrose 140 23 00
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43 Jonathan 136 21 15
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44 KPope 129 19 00
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45 WatskyA 125 17 00
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46 stuE 114 15 00
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47 FauxD 107 13 00
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48 KlionskyG 82 12 00
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49 DouglasLovesVixey 69 10 00
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50 benwick 60 8 00
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52 ArunH 45 4 00
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53 RabidPheasant 15 2 00
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Questions:

For the first time in three months, a PGA Tour event is taking place this weekend. Known as the Charles Schwab Challenge, the site of this golf tournament is in what U.S. state?

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Texas

"The King of Staten Island", the new comedy film starring Pete Davidson, is released video on demand (VOD) today (Fri.). In this semi-autobiographical film, Davidson's character's deceased father worked what occupation?

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Firefighter

On Thursday, what singer, known for such hits as "Two PiƱa Coladas" and "The Thunder Rolls," announced that he will be playing a concert on June 27th that will be broadcast at 300 drive-in theaters?

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Garth Brooks

What word has been redacted in this promotional image?

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Water

Multiple choice. Which of the following men does NOT have a new (or soon upcoming) podcast: A) Rob Lowe; B) Kevin Bacon; C) Dennis Quaid?

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B

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Pick Me Up Off the Floor," the new studio album from Norah Jones. In addition to singing, Jones typically plays what instrument?

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Piano

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned MLB question has been postponed. Instead please answer: Over the course of his career, Pete Rose played for the Cincinnati Reds, the Philadelphia Phillies and, for 95 games in 1984, what other team?

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Expos

This week's latest episode of "Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast" celebrated the 40th anniversary of what quotable movie? (attached image is a hint)

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Airplane!

The song "Say So" continues to remain in the top-10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. What second half of a name fills-in the blank for the singer of "Say So": Doja ___?

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Cat

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Lumberjack Stuff". Here we go. For some reason people have been watching alternative sports, such as axe throwing, over the past several weeks. According to the World Axe Throwing League (WATL), how far (in feet) is the throwing distance to the target? (accept within 3)

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12 (accept 9 to 15)

Multiple choice. What actor recently admitted to have suffered a chainsaw accident while in lockdown: A) Jennifer Garner; B) Kurt Russell; C) Cate Blanchett; D) Gunnar Hansen?

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C

A rerun of the reality television series "Shark Tank" will air tonight (Fri.). What network televises "Shark Tank"?

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ABC