Lighter Side of the News (Feb. 19, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #12-06

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 47 24 62 85 81 24 66 31 39 58 43 27
1 AnthonyBianca 406 98 15
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2 CoenM 364 94 15
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3 GarciaD 346 90 15
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4 MattK 344 86 15
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5 helene 334 82 15
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6 jveditz 327 78 15
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7 casketromance 319 75 00
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8 HoH 304 69 15
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8 Vintsanity 304 69 00
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10 alamble 285 63 15
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11 KPope 269 59 00
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12 NathanL 262 53 15
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12 heystephen 262 53 15
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14 Tarn 261 48 15
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15 GoodmanDL 257 44 00
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16 KCrest 247 40 15
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17 felsenheldd 242 36 00
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18 HortonR 232 32 00
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19 McGeeDean 216 28 15
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20 SokolM 208 23 00
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20 ecpekkle 208 23 00
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22 Vendy12 189 17 15
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23 DouglasLovesVixey 157 13 00
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24 gaufqwi 142 9 00
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25 JCEurovision 42 5 00
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26 KlionskyG 39 1 00
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Questions:

The critically acclaimed film "Minari" was released this past week in the U.S. Spoken in "Minari" are English and what Asian language?

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Korean

What title fills-in the blanks in this recent Deadline headline: "Bob Odenkirk Gives ‘______ ____ ____’ Season 6 Update, Says Golden Globe Nom Reminds Him Of Hollywood Community Amid Coronavirus Pandemic"?

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Better Call Saul

Multiple choice. What was this week's news regarding Manchester United: A) Played Real Sociedad in the Europa League Round of 32; B) Fired their manager; C) Featured in story arc for next season's "Ted Lasso"?

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A

What ethnic group has been redacted on the cover of this book; released for sale this week?

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Native Americans

Multiple choice. The Dax Shepard hosted reboot of the television series "Top Gear America" recently made its debut. "Top Gear America" is available on what platform: A) Amazon Prime; B) HBO Max; C) Netflix; D) MotorTrend App?

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D

What word fills-in the blank in this Thursday headline from the New York Times: "'Judas and the Black _______' Is Hollywood at Its Most Radical"?

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Messiah

Time for an audio clip! "The Muppet Show" (1976-81) arrives on Disney+ today (Fri.). In honor of the occasion, name the much awarded guest star heard in this audio clip.

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Rita Moreno

A Google News search was conducted on Thursday using the term: "Marmalade, Red Hat". The top result was a story announcing that a third sequel film, featuring what character, is in development?

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Paddington

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the big sporting event question has been cancelled. Instead answer: What is the term (begins with "H") for the 12-feet in diameter area seen in this photo?

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House

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Foreign Born Residents of Incline Village, Nevada". Here we go. Today (Fri.) marks the release of "The Blues Album", the latest double-LP for what hard rock band, fronted by Incline Village resident David Coverdale?

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Whitesnake

This upcoming Thursday will see the return to professional competition, in over a decade, for what Hall of Fame Incline Village resident at the Gainbridge LPGA?

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Annika Sorenstam

Vanna White of "Wheel of Fortune" fame celebrated her birthday on Thursday. How old (in years) is Vanna White? (accept within 3)

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64 (accept 61 to 67)