Lighter Side of the News (Jan. 22, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Quiz Description

Quiz - #12-02

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 15 85 50 20 45 70 85 60 25 35 45 60
1 AnthonyBianca 470 97 15
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2 casketromance 330 92 15
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45
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3 felsenheldd 325 87 15
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70
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45
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4 Tarn 300 80 15
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4 KreitzerJ 300 80 00
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6 heystephen 295 72 15
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7 MattK 290 67 15
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8 petkunm 280 62 15
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9 HortonR 275 55 15
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9 GoodmanDL 275 55 15
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11 alamble 255 47 15
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12 imogen 240 42 00
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13 HoH 205 37 15
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14 groug 200 32 15
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15 SokolM 195 27 15
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16 Vintsanity 185 22 15
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17 KPope 180 17 15
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18 Vendy12 135 12 15
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19 DouglasLovesVixey 125 7 00
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20 AnbinderL 85 2 15
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Questions:

Championship Sunday for the NFL is this weekend! The Buffalo Bills are one of the teams vying to make Super Bowl LV. Name the current starting quarterback for the Bills.

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Josh Allen

It was recently reported that a 96 year old woman named Joyce Randolph had given her approval for a certain YouTube web series whose name is a pun based on what television sitcom?

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The Honeymooners

What film title fills-in the blanks in this recent Cinema Blend headline: "Russell Crowe Claps Back And Defends ______ ___ _________ After Fan Says He Uses It To Sleep"?

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Master and Commander

This photo (cropped here) has been used in recent news stories reporting that production has begun for the second season of what television series?

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Ted Lasso

Multiple choice. It was reported last weekend that the musical group Honey Popcorn had officially disbanded. What genre of music was Honey Popcorn: A) K-pop; B) Bubblegum pop; C) Children's music; D) Electro house?

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A

It was recently announced that the television talk show "Feherty", hosted by David Feherty, will be ending soon. For ten years "Feherty" aired on what cable channel?

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Golf Channel

Time for an audio clip! News broke last weekend that the album "Surrounded By Time" is set to be released this April. "Surrounded By Time" is the latest album for what singer; heard in this audio clip with Janis Joplin?

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Tom Jones

The NCAA announced this month that all 2021 Division I Men's Basketball Tournament games will be played in Indiana. Name ONE of the two cities, other than Indianapolis, that will host tournament games. (Note: both have populations under 100,000)

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Bloomington, West Lafayette

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned theater question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: What playwright wrote the play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"?

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Edward Albee

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "In the Tabloids". Here we go. What name fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from Harper's Bazaar: "Ben Affleck Recalls the 'Sexist, Racist' Tabloid Reports About His Relationship with ________ _____"?

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Jennifer Lopez

What same four words have been redacted in both of these images?

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News of the World

The television series "Bridgerton" continues to be a popular streamer on Netflix. "Bridgerton" is set during the Regency era. In what YEAR did Prince George take over as Prince Regent of the U.K.? (accept within 10 years)

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1811 (accept 1801 to 1821)