Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 23, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

RobinJRichards
How many days until May?


Quiz Description

Quiz - #11-02

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 12 45 21 59 56 68 18 27 06 50 71 50
1 AnthonyBianca 435 98 15
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68
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71
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2 RobinJRichards 416 95 15
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56
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68
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71
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3 heystephen 375 92 15
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21
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59
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68
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4 imogen 345 89 15
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56
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71
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5 GarciaD 319 86 15
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71
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6 Vintsanity 307 83 15
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59
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27
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71
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7 casketromance 290 79 15
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7 felsenheldd 290 79 15
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71
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9 Tarn 289 75 15
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10 CoenM 284 72 15
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71
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11 Vendy12 277 69 15
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12 jveditz 265 66 00
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13 KPope 260 63 15
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14 ecpekkle 251 60 15
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15 FauxD 250 57 15
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16 HoH 233 54 15
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17 UncleTed 227 51 00
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18 helene 224 48 15
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19 QuinnA 221 45 15
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20 KlionskyG 217 42 15
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21 reallydumb4real 215 39 15
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22 groug 212 35 15
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22 HoodM 212 35 15
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24 BeningoS 209 30 15
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25 McGeeDean 206 27 15
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26 KonkelT 197 25 15
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27 srs 194 22 15
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28 JCEurovision 188 19 15
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29 GoodmanDL 179 16 15
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30 HortonR 173 13 15
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31 DouglasLovesVixey 170 10 00
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32 LynchT 161 7 00
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33 DrSteveC 140 4 15
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34 mwg 117 1 15
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Questions:

The 2020 World Series is currently underway with the Los Angeles Dodgers playing the Tampa Bay Rays. All games in this series are being played at a neutral site located in what U.S. state?

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Texas

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Letter to You," the twentieth studio album by what musician, known for such lyrics as: "End of the day, factory whistle cries, Men walk through these gates with death in their eyes"?

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Bruce Springsteen

Released for streaming this past week, Kristen Scott Thomas plays Mrs. Danvers in the latest film adaptation of what novel by Daphne du Maurier?

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Rebecca

2020 has been a year in which people have seen their cherished longstanding traditions either disappear or transform. That said, the name of what streaming service has been redacted in this image?

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Apple TV+

Released today (Fri.), "The Witches" marks the 18th film collaboration between director Robert Zemeckis and Alan Silvestri. In addition to owning a winery, what is Silvestri's movie business profession?

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Composer (Music)

Multiple choice. What word fills-in the blank in this recent headline from ABC 7 Chicago: "'______' hits No. 1 on iTunes seven years after Zach Sobiech died of cancer": A) Windy; B) Raining; C) Clouds; D) Misty?

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C

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned Olympics question has been postponed until 2021. Instead please answer: What CITY hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics?

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Seoul

50/50 tossup. The Arizona Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys played each other on this past week's Monday Night Football. What team won: Cardinals or Cowboys?

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Cardinals

Of much discussion this past week, the face of what character has been redacted in this screenshot, taken from a film being released for streaming today (Fri.)?

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Borat

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Western European Figures". Here we go. What FIRST name fills-in the blank in this recent US Weekly headline: "‘_____ in Paris’ Creator Darren Star Hints at Possibility of Season 2"?

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Emily

The song "Who's Gonna Stop Me" was recently released for streaming. "Who's Gonna Stop Me" is a collaboration between "Weird Al" Yankovic and what American band, known for their 2017 hit "Feel It Still"?

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Portugal. The Man

Actor Jeff Goldblum celebrated his birthday on Thursday. How old (in years) is Jeff Goldblum? (accept within 3)

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68 (accept 65 to 71)