Lighter Side of the News (Mar. 12, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

ElendilPickle

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Quiz - #12-09

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 75 25 18 86 65 22 15 47 25 22 33 68
1 AnthonyBianca 421 96 00
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1 ElendilPickle 421 96 15
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3 helene 325 91 15
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4 Matto 308 87 15
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5 heystephen 297 83 00
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6 casketromance 294 80 00
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7 groug 287 76 00
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8 McGeeDean 282 73 15
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9 ecpekkle 275 69 15
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10 MattK 267 66 15
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11 RobinJRichards 263 62 00
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12 CoenM 260 58 15
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13 Vendy12 255 55 00
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14 JCEurovision 248 51 00
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15 alamble 247 48 00
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16 JamesDenny 245 44 00
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17 SokolM 244 41 00
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18 KPope 228 37 00
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19 Squidpickles 202 33 00
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20 felsenheldd 192 30 00
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21 HoH 188 26 00
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22 DavidA 185 23 00
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23 Tarn 182 19 00
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24 gaufqwi 181 16 00
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25 LynchT 177 12 00
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26 Vintsanity 88 8 00
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27 KlionskyG 77 5 00
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28 DouglasLovesVixey 60 1 00
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Questions:

So, apparently there was some interview that aired on network television last Sunday night. This interview was recorded in what California county?

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Santa Barbara

A justice on the Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas from 1841 to 1845 serves as the namesake for what university which currently has top-10 ranked teams in both the men's and women's AP NCAA basketball polls?

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Baylor

What half of a name fills-in the blank in this recent CNET headline: "_________ Plus: Everything to know about CBS All Access' replacement"?

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Paramount

What type of breakfast food has been redacted in this screenshot; taken from a new television series which debuts this Tuesday?

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Waffles

The 63rd Grammy Awards are this Sunday night. What 37 year-old female singer is nominated in the category Best Country Solo Performance for "Bluebird"?

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Miranda Lambert

50/50 tossup. Spring Training is currently underway for the 2021 MLB season. In what league are the Chicago Cubs playing: Cactus or Grapefruit?

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Cactus

"Grown up. Still punk" is the tagline for a recently released Peacock television series about a divorced mother of three; a character initially seen by audiences as an abandoned child with what SURNAME?

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Brewster

This past week, what cosmetics company celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of their iconic slogan "Because You're Worth it"?

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L’Oréal (Paris)

What FIRST NAME has been redacted on the cover of this album which is being released today (Fri.)?

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Nick

This week has a mini-topic, not theme, as both #10 & #11 pertain to the same subject (FILM). It's titled: "Baby Mama". Here we go. What film (includes a number) fills-in the blank in this recent The Things headline: "Leslie Jones Talks Being Eddie Murphy's Baby Mama In '______ _ _______'"?

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Coming 2 America

Multiple choice: What is the new Amy Poehler directed movie recently released on Netflix: A) "Moxie"; B) "Spunk"; C) "Chutzpah"; D) "More Baby Mama: The Sequel"?

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A

Adam Carolla recently interviewed Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann on his "Take a Knee" podcast. Retroactively designated as such, the first Paralympic Games were held in what YEAR? (accept within 8 years)

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1960 (accept 1952 to 1968)