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

Champion(s):

Mark


Runner(s)-Up:

KelsoT
I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #10-02

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 12 43 62 47 77 50 10 25 43 25 72 68
1 Mark 480 99 15
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2 KelsoT 432 97 15
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68
3 MattK 390 95 15
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68
4 LynchT 375 92 00
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4 RobinJRichards 375 92 15
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6 HortonR 371 89 15
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7 helene 370 87 15
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72
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8 MaccaroneM 368 83 15
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8 HoH 368 83 15
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8 ChrisRosenberg 368 83 15
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11 SokolM 339 79 15
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12 GarciaD 337 77 15
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13 Commodore 326 75 15
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14 UncleTed 309 74 15
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15 mwg 303 72 15
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16 GoldfarbDavidJ 293 70 15
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17 petkunm 282 68 15
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18 Svoyager-11 281 66 15
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19 ADSanchez 280 64 15
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20 WatskyA 272 61 15
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20 ElendilPickle 272 61 15
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22 alamble 263 58 15
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23 KlionskyG 261 56 15
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24 HoodM 257 53 15
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24 YuC 257 53 15
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26 MoyseyC 256 50 15
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27 GoodmanDL 253 49 15
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28 felsenheldd 250 47 15
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29 CoenM 247 45 15
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30 JNathan 240 43 15
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31 watkinsAF 239 41 15
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32 Nicole 237 39 15
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33 casketromance 235 36 15
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33 Tarn 235 36 15
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35 BeningoS 230 33 15
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36 KPope 208 31 15
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37 melvillean 207 29 15
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38 colleenw 201 27 00
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39 Nicola 199 25 15
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40 BringMoreLegos 193 24 15
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41 ecpekkle 190 22 15
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42 ArunH 188 20 00
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43 KCrest 187 18 15
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44 FauxD 180 16 15
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45 DouglasLovesVixey 166 14 00
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46 JCEurovision 165 12 15
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47 IFSEsq 159 10 15
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48 imogen 150 8 15
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49 LakeMA 138 6 00
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50 JJA 132 4 15
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51 Vendy12 125 2 15
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52 Jonathan 123 1 00
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Questions:

The 2020 Major League Baseball season finally began on Thursday. How many games will each team play during the 2020 regular season? (Note: Quiz ends Monday at 5 PM) (edited at 6:58 am, July 24, 2020 (CDT))

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60

This Sunday night, ABC will air another new episode of the television game show "Match Game". Who is the host of "Match Game"?

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Alec Baldwin

What two word term fills-in the blanks in this recent Albuquerque Journal headline: "Kooky comedy: ‘Palm Springs’ finds connection in ‘Groundhog Day’-esque wedding ____ ____"? (Hint: initials T.L.)

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Time Loop

The Ivy League recently announced that the conference will be cancelling their 2020 football season. That said, what university's logo has been redacted in this image?

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Yale

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "No Pressure," the final album upon retirement for what rapper whose name fills-in the blank in the following Wikipedia entry: "These five major branches...-Metaphysics and epistemology -Value theory -Science, _____, and mathematics -History of philosophy"?

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Logic

Time for a GIF! The 2020 World Team Tennis (WTT) season is currently underway at The Greenbriar resort in West Virginia. What is the nickname for the WTT team from Philadelphia? (attached GIF is a hint)

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Freedoms (Freedom)

2020 Comic-Con@Home is happening online right now. This big "International" comic con normally takes place in what city?

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San Diego

50/50 tossup. The action film "The Old Guard," starring Charlize Theron, was recently released on Netflix. According to Rotten Tomatoes, how is "The Old Guard" rated: Fresh or Rotten?

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Fresh

Give ONE of the three names redacted in this Zoom screenshot, part of a promotion for an upcoming Disney+ series.

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Walter, Janice, Pepe

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "The Two Spocks". Here we go. The planned Olympics question has been postponed until 2021. Instead please answer: Parenting advice expert Dr. Benjamin Spock won a gold medal at the 1924 Summer Olympics for what SPORT, which coincidently would figure in a recent scandal involving wealthy parents and their college bound kids?

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Rowing

Related to a 1994 film reboot, what word fills-in the blank in this recent WinterIsComing.Net headline: "Here’s why Leonard Nimoy hated 'Star Trek: ___________'"

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Generations

Twitter's "Baseball Crank," Dan McLaughlin, appeared on the "Political Beats" podcast this week to discuss his favorite artist, Bruce Springsteen. With a postcard motif on the cover and a reference to a seaside town; what was the title of Springsteen's 1973 debut album?

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Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.