Lighter Side of the News (Feb. 26, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #12-07

Full Results:

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1 GoodmanDL 416 97 15
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2 MattK 398 92 15
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3 AnthonyBianca 378 88 15
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4 Vendy12 329 83 15
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5 CoenM 328 78 15
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6 HortonR 318 73 15
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7 heystephen 306 69 15
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8 helene 291 64 00
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9 HoH 281 59 15
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10 LynchT 276 54 00
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11 ecpekkle 262 50 00
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12 gaufqwi 258 45 15
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13 RobinJRichards 256 35 15
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13 casketromance 256 35 15
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13 Tarn 256 35 15
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16 alamble 233 26 15
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17 SokolM 221 21 15
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18 felsenheldd 208 16 00
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19 JCEurovision 183 11 15
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20 DouglasLovesVixey 70 7 00
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21 KlionskyG 35 2 00
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Questions:

The 78th Golden Globe Awards are this Sunday night. What network is televising the ceremony?

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NBC

Multiple choice. The planned "Have you heard about the song 'Driver's License'?" question has been preempted. Instead answer: Which of the following is a LYRIC from the Olivia Rodrigo #1 hit: A) Cities; B) Suburbs; C) Countryside?

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B

Despite some player objections, the NBA is moving ahead with the All-Star Game, scheduled for March 7th. What Southern U.S. city is hosting the 2021 NBA All-Star Game?

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Atlanta

Whose signature has been redacted in this recently released statement?

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Dolly Parton

Tyler Hoechlin and Bitsie Tulloch play what TWO characters in a new CW television series which premiered on Tuesday night?

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Superman, Lois

The drama film "The Sound of Metal" continues to rack up accolades this awards season. "The Sound of Metal" is about a musician who plays what instrument?

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Drums

What drinkable product fills-in the blank in this recent Yahoo! Lifestyle headline: "Jim Henson’s homicidal Wilkins ______ ads resurface on Twitter"?

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Coffee

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned sporting event question has been cancelled. Instead answer: What 9-letter word has been redacted (4 times) in this image?

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Freestyle

What LETTER fills-in the blank in this line from a recent Relevant story: "the church camp romcom featuring Glee-type musical numbers of CCM greats like Michael _. Smith, Amy Grant..."?

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W

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "From Wales". Here we go. The big soccer news this week is that USMNT forward Jordan Morris has sustained an ACL injury. Morris plays for an English Football League (EFL) club located in what Welsh city?

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Swansea

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "The Best Is Yet to Come", the eighteenth studio album for what Welsh singer, best known for her 1983 hit "Total Eclipse of the Heart"?

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Bonnie Tyler

Released today (Fri.) is a new family movie featuring what TWO legacy characters, one of which was seen via rotoscope dancing with Gene Kelly in the 1945 film "Anchors Aweigh"?

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Tom, Jerry