Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 11, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

Svoyager-11
Doubt anyone will ever see this, since I didn't join in until after the Phillies quiz (oh, my!)


Quiz Description

Quiz - #10-09

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 17 70 21 80 19 63 63 56 14 40 73 28
1 AnthonyBianca 454 98 15
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70
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21
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80
15
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63
15
15
15
15
40
15
15
2 Svoyager-11 429 96 15
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70
00
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80
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00
15
63
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56
15
15
40
00
15
3 colleenw 410 94 00
00
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21
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80
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63
15
15
56
15
15
40
15
15
4 heystephen 399 91 15
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70
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00
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63
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63
00
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15
40
00
15
28
5 HomerS 380 89 15
15
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21
00
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63
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63
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40
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15
28
6 helene 355 86 15
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70
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19
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63
00
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40
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15
28
6 ChrisRosenberg 355 86 15
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70
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00
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19
00
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63
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40
00
15
28
8 CoenM 338 82 15
17
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70
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00
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63
00
00
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40
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15
28
9 jnowell 331 80 15
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21
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80
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19
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63
00
00
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00
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15
28
10 MaccaroneM 309 77 15
00
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21
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80
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19
00
00
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14
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40
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15
11 felsenheldd 307 75 15
00
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21
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19
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63
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14
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40
00
15
12 LynchT 297 72 00
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00
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19
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63
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56
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14
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40
00
00
12 WatskyA 297 72 00
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70
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63
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56
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14
00
00
00
14 gaufqwi 292 68 15
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21
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19
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63
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40
00
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15 Tarn 283 66 15
17
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63
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56
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14
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28
16 PSUrose 281 63 15
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00
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19
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63
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63
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14
00
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17 TWright17 278 61 15
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80
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19
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28
18 casketromance 272 59 15
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70
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21
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63
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28
19 RobinJRichards 265 56 15
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70
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63
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14
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28
20 HoH 254 54 15
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21
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56
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40
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15
21 srs 250 52 15
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21
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56
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40
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28
22 TimL 248 50 15
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21
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63
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14
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28
23 YuC 234 47 15
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70
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00
00
00
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14
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73
00
24 UncleTed 230 45 15
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21
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19
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40
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28
25 MatchenD 228 41 15
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21
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63
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14
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40
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25 Vendy12 228 41 15
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70
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28
27 Vintsanity 226 38 15
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70
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28
28 MoyseyC 215 36 15
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29 HoodM 201 33 15
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30 GarciaD 200 31 15
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56
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31 DouglasLovesVixey 198 29 00
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32 DMTsurel 197 26 00
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33 MattK 193 24 15
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34 KPope 189 22 15
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35 HortonR 187 19 15
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36 HumbabaORiley 181 17 15
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37 SokolM 175 15 15
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38 griffism 174 12 15
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39 IFSEsq 156 10 15
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40 JCEurovision 146 8 15
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41 ArunH 106 5 00
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42 KCrest 97 3 15
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43 LakeMA 36 1 00
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Questions:

The first game of the 2020 NFL regular season was played last night (Thu.). What team won this game?

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Chiefs

The album "Here On Earth" recently debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. "Here On Earth" is by what singer, known for such hits as "Down on the Farm" and "Live Like You Were Dying"?

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Tim McGraw

A Google News search was conducted last weekend using the term: "Re-edit, Puzo, Sofia". The top results were all stories about what 1990 film?

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Godfather Part III

Last Saturday, a distinguished American celebrated his 91st birthday. In his honor, identify the U.S. president whose name has been redacted in this image.

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Abe Lincoln

The action thriller film "Tenet" recently became the sixth highest grossing film of 2020. Who is the director of "Tenet"?

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Christopher Nolan

Deadline reported this week that Emmy Award winner Kim Delaney will be joining the cast of the television soap opera "General Hospital". "General Hospital" is set in what fictional city?

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Port Charles

Multiple choice. The 2020 Kentucky Derby was held last Saturday, which was won by the Bob Baffert trained horse Authentic. Baffert's other horse did not compete due to a pre-race accident. What image in this montage contains the name of this unfortunate horse?

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B

"Earth to Ned," a Brian Henson produced television program featuring puppets, recently made its debut. "Earth to Ned" is available on what streaming service?

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Disney+

On the latest "Strong Songs" podcast, host Kirk Franklin analyzed the songs "The Chain" and "Dreams". Both are tracks from what 1977 Fleetwood Mac album?

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Rumours

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Selling the Woo". Here we go. Actress Lynn Collins recently started offering private astrology reading sessions through her "The Good Woo" website. Collins starred in what big-budget 2012 science fiction film based on a character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs?

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John Carter

What number has been redacted in this recent screenshot? (accept within 100)

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500 (accept 400 to 600)

What team is playing the Toronto Raptors tonight (Fri.) in Game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference semi-finals?

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Celtics