Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 09, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #10-13

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 443 98 15
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2 CoenM 402 96 15
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3 MattK 400 94 15
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4 jnowell 370 91 00
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5 ChrisRosenberg 350 89 00
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6 Tarn 347 87 15
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7 heystephen 346 84 15
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8 GoodmanDL 343 82 15
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9 groug 337 80 15
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10 helene 331 77 15
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11 casketromance 316 75 15
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12 MatchenD 313 72 00
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12 HoH 313 72 00
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14 GarciaD 312 68 15
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15 jveditz 310 65 15
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15 KCrest 310 65 00
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17 PSUrose 309 61 15
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18 watkinsAF 297 59 00
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19 KesslerA2 292 56 15
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20 HoodM 282 54 15
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21 HortonR 277 50 15
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21 SokolM 277 50 15
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21 ecpekkle 277 50 15
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24 gaufqwi 268 45 15
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25 RobinJRichards 235 43 00
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26 Vendy12 230 40 00
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27 JCEurovision 224 38 00
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28 JoeM 219 36 15
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29 WatskyA 218 33 00
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30 Vintsanity 215 31 00
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31 KPope 213 29 15
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32 IFSEsq 209 26 15
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33 mwg 207 24 15
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34 JNathan 200 22 15
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35 Jonathan 195 19 00
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36 felsenheldd 188 17 00
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37 LynchT 173 15 00
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38 Nicola 163 12 00
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39 DouglasLovesVixey 137 10 00
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40 LakeMA 132 8 00
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41 colleenw 100 5 00
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42 DrSteveC 80 3 00
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43 ArunH 71 1 00
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Questions:

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "The Symbol Remains," the fifteenth studio album by what rock band, whose guitarist Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser is quoted in a Washington Post article as saying, "We're huge Christopher Walken fans"?

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Blue Oyster Cult

The film "A Rainy Day in New York" makes its long delayed U.S. theatrical release today (Fri.). "A Rainy Day in New York" is by what writer/director?

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Woody Allen

What team name fills-in the blank in this recent Yahoo Sports headline: "_____ win fourth WNBA championship; Breanna Stewart named Finals MVP"?

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Storm (Seattle)

"Political comedy," "PBS" and "piano," were terms heard during the latest episode of "Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast" in reference to what person?

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Mark Russell

This photo was taken last Sunday in what U.S. state?

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Alabama

A new episode of the television game show "Press Your Luck" aired on Thursday night. What network broadcasts "Press Your Luck"?

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ABC

Multiple choice. The EP "WE:TH" by the musical artist Pentagon, will be released this Monday. What type of act is Pentagon: A) Military ensemble; B) Electronic music DJ; C) Bluegrass trio; D) K-pop boy band?

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D

The horror film "The Wolf of Snow Hollow" makes its theatrical release today (Fri.). "The Wolf of Snow Hollow" marks the final film role for what actor, known for his performance as Max Cherry in "Jackie Brown"?

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Robert Forster

The name of what man, among his accomplishments a World War II flying ace, has been redacted on this poster?

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Roald Dahl

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Irish Guys, 'Roasts' & a Tough Crowd". Here we go. What SURNAME fills-in the blank in this recent Sporting News headline: "NFL fans roast fired Bill _______ one last time for his awful Texans trades"?

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O'Brien

Comedian Colin Quinn's new book "Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the 50 States" was recently released. In the book, Quinn dubs what U.S. state as, "The Old Hippie State"? (Hint: ice cream)

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Vermont

Internationally recognized astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson celebrated his birthday this past Monday. How old (in years) is Tyson? (accept within 3)

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62 (accept 59 to 65)