Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 25, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

ElendilPickle


Quiz Description

Quiz - #10-11

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 75 39 62 80 28 94 71 55 21 41 30 28
1 AnthonyBianca 442 98 15
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2 ElendilPickle 373 96 15
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3 RobinJRichards 369 94 00
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4 MattK 354 92 00
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5 MaccaroneM 352 88 15
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5 Ganman 352 88 00
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7 KesslerA2 345 85 00
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8 HoH 342 82 00
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9 helene 334 80 15
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10 GoodmanDL 324 78 15
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11 ChrisRosenberg 322 76 00
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12 PSUrose 321 73 15
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13 casketromance 317 71 00
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14 Squidpickles 311 69 00
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15 heystephen 307 67 00
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16 gaufqwi 301 64 00
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17 KPope 296 62 15
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18 Nicola 292 60 00
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19 watkinsAF 286 57 00
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20 Vintsanity 278 55 00
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21 SokolM 275 53 00
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22 ecpekkle 272 51 00
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23 Vendy12 268 48 15
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24 TimL 264 45 00
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24 CoenM 264 45 00
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26 DFisher 256 42 00
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27 KCrest 248 39 15
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28 WatskyA 223 37 00
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29 Tarn 220 35 00
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30 KreitzerJ 218 31 00
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30 HoodM 218 31 00
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32 colleenw 210 27 00
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32 HortonR 210 27 00
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34 LeungT 197 23 00
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35 JNathan 191 21 00
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36 Stanley 171 19 15
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37 JCEurovision 162 17 00
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38 DrSteveC 157 13 00
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38 JoeM 157 13 00
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40 DouglasLovesVixey 122 10 00
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41 Jonathan 113 7 00
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42 ArunH 90 5 15
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43 ColeB 86 3 00
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44 RummelC 81 1 00
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Questions:

A Google News search was conducted on Tuesday using the term: "Lionel, John, daytime talk". The top-2 results were stories about what woman?

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Drew Barrymore

On the latest "Hit Parade" podcast, host Chris Molanphy discussed "one hit wonders". Monlanphy briefly mentioned what 1989 Young MC song which includes such lyrics as "fatso" and "Poindexter"?

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Bust a Move

Multiple choice. Last Sunday, golfer Bryson DeChambeau won the 2020 U.S. Open. What is DeChambeau's nickname: A) The Assassin; B) The Tactician; C) The Scientist; D) Lumpy?

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C

The attached promotional image is for what currently playing film?

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The New Mutants

What name fills-in the blanks in this recent Yahoo Sports headline: "_____ _______ introduced as Jackson State head coach in 'Primetime' style"?

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Deion Sanders

The adult animated television series "Magical Girl Friendship Squad" will be making its debut this Saturday. Along with "Futurama," "Magical Girl Friendship Squad" will air during the TZGZ programming block on what cable channel?

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Syfy

What word fills-in the blank in this recent AV Club headline: "The Weeknd's '________ Lights' has been in the Hot 100's top 5 longer than any other song ever"?

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Blinding

The name of what rapper has been redacted in this recent screenshot?

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Travis Scott

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned Broadway production question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: "Popular," "For Good" and "Defying Gravity" are all songs from what musical?

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Wicked

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Of Interest to Canadians". Here we go. The 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Finals are currently underway. Name BOTH teams that are playing.

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Lightening, Stars

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards were held last Sunday night. How many awards did the sitcom "Schitt's Creek" win during the Sunday night ceremony? (accept within 1)

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7 (accept 6 to 9) "9" accepted. Please see Facebook post. (edited at 3:06 pm, September 26, 2020 (EDT))

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "My Gift," a Christmas album by what singer, known for belting out such lines as: "I took a Louisville Slugger to both head lights"?

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Carrie Underwood