Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 02, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

MaccaroneM


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #10-12

Full Results:

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1 MaccaroneM 422 98 15
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2 MattK 416 96 15
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3 HomerS 397 92 15
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3 GoodmanDL 397 92 15
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5 CoenM 382 89 15
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6 RauscherM 366 85 15
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6 GarciaD 366 85 15
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8 gaufqwi 358 82 15
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9 AnthonyBianca 347 79 15
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10 Tarn 341 77 15
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11 KesslerA2 315 75 15
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12 PSUrose 305 72 15
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13 helene 303 70 15
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14 heystephen 301 67 15
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15 KlionskyG 300 65 00
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16 ecpekkle 299 63 15
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17 Commodore 295 60 15
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18 SokolM 284 58 00
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19 casketromance 274 55 00
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20 ElendilPickle 269 53 15
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21 TWright17 265 51 15
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22 ChrisRosenberg 264 48 00
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23 HoodM 253 45 00
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23 RobinJRichards 253 45 15
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25 JasLeonas 250 41 15
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26 KCrest 238 39 15
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27 HoH 224 36 15
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28 Vendy12 214 34 00
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29 felsenheldd 208 30 00
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29 DouglasLovesVixey 208 30 15
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31 LakeMA 203 27 00
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32 jveditz 194 25 00
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33 WatskyA 173 22 00
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34 Stanley 158 20 00
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35 Atomiccoffey 148 17 00
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36 JoeM 142 15 00
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37 mwg 123 13 00
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38 ArunH 122 10 00
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39 JCEurovision 110 8 00
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40 DrSteveC 91 5 00
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41 Jonathan 72 3 00
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42 Nicola 45 1 00
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Questions:

Today (Fri.) marks the release of the self-titled fifteenth studio album for what rock band, known for such lyrics as: "When I walk these streets, A loaded six string on my back, I play for keeps..."?

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Bon Jovi

The 2020 NBA Finals are currently underway. Name BOTH teams that are playing.

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Lakers, Heat

A Google News search was conducted last weekend using the term: "Chris Rock, Kansas City". The top-10 results were all stories about what television series? (Hint: 602 miles due North)

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Fargo

The author of this recently released memoir was raised in what New England U.S. state?

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Rhode Island

What underwater animal species fills-in the blank in the title of this current Netflix documentary film: "My _______ Teacher"?

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Octopus

The planned Olympics question has been postponed until 2021. Instead, please answer: The 1992 Winter Olympics were held in what nation?

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France

Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles recently started selling "fake gig posters". What title has been redacted in this piece by Josh Seth Blake?

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That Thing You Do

Multiple choice. As of today (10/02), which of these actresses is NOT currently pregnant: A) Ashley Tisdale; B) Amanda Seyfried; C) Rachel McAdams; D) Jessica Szohr?

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B

The fourth season of the reality competition television series "The Masked Singer" premiered this past week. What network airs "The Masked Singer"?

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FOX

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Legal Matters". Here we go. What number fills-in the blank in this line from a recent Deadline story: "TV’s longest-running primetime live-action series, 'Law & Order: SVU', today started production on its __... season in New York."? (accept within 2)

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22 (accept 20 to 24)

Give BOTH the names of the group (blue) and the individual (orange) which have been redacted in these images.

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Doobie Brothers, Bill Murray

Last Sunday, there was a tied game (23-23) in Week 3 of the NFL season. Name ONE of the tying teams. (Hint: Both are named after animals)

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Bengals, Eagles