Lighter Side of the News (Aug. 21, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

DarthPace


Quiz Description

Quiz - #10-06

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 13 25 53 42 82 94 61 50 63 17 34 75
1 AnthonyBianca 390 98 15
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2 DarthPace 347 96 15
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3 MaccaroneM 343 94 15
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4 KesslerA2 339 92 15
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5 MattK 337 90 15
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6 HoodM 324 87 15
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6 GarciaD 324 87 15
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8 casketromance 323 84 15
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9 colleenw 309 82 15
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10 Tarn 305 80 15
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11 CoenM 282 78 15
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12 KonkelT 279 76 15
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13 ShampooCell 271 73 15
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14 Vendy12 260 71 00
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15 RobinJRichards 258 67 15
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15 PrestonC 258 67 15
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15 HoH 258 67 15
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18 ChrisRosenberg 255 62 15
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18 SokolM 255 62 15
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20 jveditz 253 59 15
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21 Vintsanity 252 57 15
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22 JCEurovision 251 55 00
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23 KPope 246 53 15
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24 JNathan 237 51 15
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25 TWright17 233 47 15
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25 Svoyager-11 233 47 15
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27 Commodore 217 44 15
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28 WatskyA 212 41 15
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28 griffism 212 41 15
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30 Jonathan 201 38 00
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31 alamble 197 35 15
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31 ecpekkle 197 35 00
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33 HortonR 196 32 15
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34 LizDennison 194 29 15
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34 BeningoS 194 29 00
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36 felsenheldd 183 26 15
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37 helene 181 23 15
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38 DMTsurel 180 20 15
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38 Timm 180 20 15
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40 KCrest 168 17 15
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41 DouglasLovesVixey 152 15 15
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42 EggCzar 143 13 15
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43 YuC 140 10 15
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43 KlionskyG 140 10 00
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45 ElendilPickle 125 7 15
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46 LynchT 124 5 15
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47 ArunH 109 3 15
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48 LakeMA 98 1 15
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Questions:

A Google News search was conducted on Wednesday using the term: "Urban Legend, Teen Twins, Phil Collins". The top results were stories about what song that has seen a resurgence of popularity lately?

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In the Air Tonight

This Sunday night, a rerun episode ("Flat-Top o' the Morning to Ya" ) of the television series "Bob's Burgers" will be aired. What network broadcasts "Bob's Burgers"?

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FOX

50/50 tossup. Actress January Jones recently posted a video of herself playing with her dolls in her closet. Which doll won in Jones' big doll fight: Betty Draper or Emma Frost?

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Betty Draper

The upper portion of what number has been redacted in this photo released last weekend?

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12

Last weekend, runner Joshua Cheptegei broke the 16-year-old 5,000 meter world record in Monaco. Cheptegei is from what nation that borders Kenya?

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Uganda

Multiple choice. A lawsuit was recently settled, paving the way for the release of "King Richard," a film starring a major A-list actor. "King Richard" is about a figure associated with what sport: A) Hockey; B) Tennis; C) NASCAR; D) Jousting?

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B

The particular famous business seen in this photo, made headlines this past week for being shut down, and is located in what U.S. state?

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Oklahoma

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Imploding the Mirage," the sixth studio album from what rock band, whose members include Ronnie Vannucci, Jr. and Brandon Flowers?

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The Killers

What word fills-in the blank in this recent headline from CBS Boston: "Meet The 11 Islanders Kicking Off ‘____ Island’ Season 2 On CBS Next Week"?

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Love

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Duran Duran & Duran, LLC". Here we go. "Duran Duran Appreciation Day," a worldwide celebration of the British new wave band, was held on August 10th. That said, "Sicut Lupus Esuriit" is the Latin translation title for what Duran Duran hit song?

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Hungry Like a Wolf

Time for a GIF! Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned major event question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: What TWO WORDS did Octavio Meyran say he heard at the moment seen in this GIF?

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No Más

The biographical drama film "Tesla" is being released today (Fri.). In "Tesla," comedian Jim Gaffigan portrays what creator of the railway air brake?

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George Westinghouse