Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 04, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

GarciaD


Runner(s)-Up:

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #10-08

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 39 28 41 58 37 58 45 24 28 45 83 24
1 GarciaD 403 98 15
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2 AnthonyBianca 395 95 15
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2 GoodmanDL 395 95 15
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4 KPope 384 92 15
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5 felsenheldd 369 90 15
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6 Svoyager-11 360 88 15
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7 KesslerA2 352 86 00
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8 Tarn 327 84 15
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9 helene 318 81 15
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10 casketromance 316 79 00
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11 Commodore 314 76 15
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11 KonkelT 314 76 15
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13 ArunH 311 73 15
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14 heystephen 308 71 15
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15 HoH 303 69 00
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16 CoenM 299 67 15
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17 LynchT 297 64 15
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18 RobinJRichards 293 62 00
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19 ecpekkle 288 60 00
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20 MoyseyC 280 58 00
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21 MaccaroneM 276 56 15
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22 RuizJ 271 54 15
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23 HoodM 269 52 00
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24 Nicola 265 50 15
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25 ChrisRosenberg 263 46 15
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25 colleenw 263 46 00
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27 JNathan 260 43 15
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28 MattK 258 41 00
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29 Vendy12 254 39 00
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30 TWright17 243 37 15
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31 JCEurovision 241 35 15
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32 griffism 233 32 15
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33 SokolM 231 30 15
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34 KCrest 226 28 15
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35 HortonR 219 26 00
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36 ShampooCell 211 24 00
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37 gaufqwi 200 21 15
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37 Atomiccoffey 200 21 15
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39 Vintsanity 192 18 00
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40 MatchenD 172 15 00
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41 DouglasLovesVixey 170 13 15
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42 HumbabaORiley 145 11 00
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43 WatskyA 136 8 00
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43 PSUrose 136 8 00
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45 IFSEsq 133 5 00
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46 watkinsAF 125 3 15
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47 Stanley 97 1 15
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Questions:

50/50 tossup. The film "The Personal History of David Copperfield" was recently released in the U.S. Does supermodel Claudia Schiffer make an appearance in "The Personal History of David Copperfield": Yes or No?

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No

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "One World," the first studio album in seven years for what singer, known for such hits as "Caribbean Queen" and "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car"?

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Billy Ocean

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Portland Trailblazers this past week to advance in the 2020 NBA playoffs. What team are the Lakers currently playing in the Western Conference semi-finals?

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Rockets

Actress Bella Thorne caused a stir lately with the launch of a lucrative online venture. Thorne is known for starring on the sitcom "Shake It Up". From 2010 to 2013, "Shake It Up" aired on what television channel?

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Disney Channel

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned theater question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: The attached item (cropped) was created in honor of the 1995 revival of what Broadway production?

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Damn Yankees

What single-digit number fills-in the blank in this recent headline from Billboard: "Morgan Wallen's '_ Summers' Debut Is a Sign Not Just of His Own Stardom, But of Country's Streaming Rise"?

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7

Cycling's 2020 Tour de France began last weekend in what city located 13 kilometers from Monaco?

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Nice

What person is seen in these photos, taken last Sunday night, in this cropped montage?

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Lady Gaga

Multiple choice. The 2020 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs are currently underway. Which of these teams has advanced to the Conference Finals: A) Tampa Bay Lightning; B) St. Louis Blues; C) Vancouver Canucks?

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A

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Not the Legendary Famous One; the Other Guy(s)". Here we go. The film "Bill & Ted Face the Music" was released last weekend. In this sequel, what actor reprises his role as William "Bill" Preston?

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Alex Winter

Wired magazine editor Steven Levy appeared on this week's "Political Beats" podcast to discuss the rock band The Doors. Name a member of The Doors who is still alive. (Hint: not the keyboardist either)

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Robby Krieger, John Densmore

Justina Machado, AJ McLean and Carole Baskin, were among the names announced on Wednesday, for the cast of the upcoming new season of what television series?

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Dancing With the Stars