Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 16, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

Tarn
I know my months


Quiz Description

Quiz - #11-01 (4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!)

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 19 43 13 58 31 67 76 40 49 43 61 43
1 MattK 458 98 15
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49
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2 Tarn 416 95 15
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3 felsenheldd 356 90 15
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49
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43
3 srs 356 90 15
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5 DavidA 344 84 15
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5 heystephen 344 84 15
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7 IvixorB 335 80 15
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8 KonkelT 329 77 15
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9 GoodmanDL 317 74 15
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10 Vendy12 314 71 00
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11 GarciaD 308 68 15
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12 casketromance 296 65 15
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13 helene 284 62 15
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14 HoH 277 59 15
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15 ecpekkle 275 56 00
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16 melvillean 271 53 15
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17 JCEurovision 269 50 15
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18 DrSteveC 266 46 15
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19 HortonR 265 43 15
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20 KPope 262 40 15
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21 mwg 257 37 15
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22 Vintsanity 247 34 00
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23 DMTsurel 244 30 00
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23 TWright17 244 30 15
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25 McGeeDean 239 25 15
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26 KlionskyG 235 21 00
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26 CoenM 235 21 15
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28 RobinJRichards 213 16 15
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29 groug 186 13 15
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30 Atomiccoffey 183 10 15
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31 LynchT 159 7 15
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32 HoodM 132 4 15
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33 DouglasLovesVixey 101 1 00
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Questions:

On Tuesday, a woman named Cassandra Peterson posted a video on her YouTube channel titled "Don't Cancel Halloween". For the past 39 years, Peterson has been best known by what alter-ego?

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Elvira (Mistress of the Dark)

Trista Rehn, Ali Fedotowsky and Clare Crawley are just some of the names associated with what television program which launched its 16th season on Tuesday night?

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The Bachelorette

The 2020 MLB postseason is currently underway. Name ONE of the two teams playing in the American League Championship Series (as of 10/16).

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Astros, Rays

(*2,500th LSoN Question*) In honor of the 2,500th question in LSoN history, please answer: What pharmacy chain fills-in the blank in this recent Ad Age headline: "MICROSOFT, VERIZON-BACKED STARTUP ROLLS OUT AD TECH TO 2,500 _________ STORES"?

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Walgreens

The first episode from the third season of the television series "Star Trek: Discovery" was released yesterday (Thur.). "Star Trek: Discovery" is available on what streaming service?

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CBS All Access

What word has been redacted in this poster for a recently released film?

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Dilemma

Multiple choice. The Ringer recently ran a story titled: "The Rise and Fall of Vanilla Ice, As Told by Vanilla Ice". That said, which of the following is NOT a lyric from the 1990 smash hit "Ice Ice Baby": A) Collaborate; B) Dope; C) Fresh; D) Hook?

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C

What SURNAME fills-in the blank in this recent Yahoo Sports headline: "Lakers' Jeanie ____ becomes first female controlling owner to win championship"?

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Buss

A Google News search was recently conducted using the term: "Hoffman, Seale, Rubin". The top results were all movie reviews which contained what NUMBER in the headline?

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7

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Eastern European Figures". Here we go. Last weekend, Iga Świątek defeated Sofia Kenin to win the 2020 French Open Women's Singles title. Świątek is tennis' first Grand Slam champion from what nation?

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Poland

The image attached here is from a recent Fan Maps Instagram post which makes reference to what television series?

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Futurama

Nominations for the 2020 Tony Awards were announced yesterday (Thur.). The Tony Awards are named after the co-founder of the American Theater Wing; a woman with what 10-letter long middle name?

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Antoinette