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

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

heystephen


Quiz Description

Quiz - #12-10

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 68 44 72 36 24 60 36 76 12 28 80 64
1 AnthonyBianca 413 98 15
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15
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72
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15
00
00
15
15
15
15
28
15
80
15
2 heystephen 404 94 15
68
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15
72
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00
00
15
36
00
15
15
28
15
80
00
3 helene 340 90 15
68
15
00
15
00
00
15
60
15
15
15
12
00
15
80
00
4 alamble 339 86 15
68
15
15
72
15
15
24
00
15
00
15
12
15
28
00
15
5 CoenM 336 82 15
68
00
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72
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36
15
00
00
15
15
12
15
28
00
15
6 Tarn 333 78 00
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15
72
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36
15
00
00
00
15
12
15
28
15
80
00
7 MattK 297 74 00
00
00
15
72
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36
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24
15
60
15
00
15
15
00
00
8 KonkelT 280 70 00
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00
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36
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24
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60
15
15
15
12
15
28
00
00
9 JCEurovision 279 66 00
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44
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00
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60
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36
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00
15
64
10 ecpekkle 278 62 00
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24
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60
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00
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12
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28
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15
64
11 gaufqwi 277 58 00
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72
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36
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24
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00
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12
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28
00
15
12 Vintsanity 263 54 00
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00
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36
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60
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00
00
15
12
00
15
80
00
13 RobinJRichards 258 50 15
68
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00
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36
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24
00
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12
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28
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00
14 SokolM 255 46 15
68
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36
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12
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64
15 FauxD 249 42 15
68
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12
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28
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16 reallydumb4real 236 38 00
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60
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76
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12
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28
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17 Vendy12 231 34 00
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18 groug 221 30 00
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64
19 felsenheldd 187 26 00
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28
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20 Squidpickles 175 22 00
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28
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21 Atomiccoffey 152 18 00
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64
22 HoH 148 14 00
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28
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23 KPope 124 10 00
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28
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24 DouglasLovesVixey 96 6 00
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12
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25 HortonR 15 2 00
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Questions:

What figure associated with entry 510A in the Aarne–Thompson–Uther Index is likely to be referenced by basketball announcers and commentators over these next couple of days?

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Cinderella

50/50 tossup. What is the title of Cardi B's new hit single: "Up" or "Down"?

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Up

Nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced on Monday. Emerald Fennell received nominations for writing and directing what film?

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Promising Young Woman

Taken from an episode aired on March 10th; attached is a modified version of the usual disclaimer for what television series?

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South Park

A Google News search was conducted last weekend using the term: "Ken Burns, Key West, Liquor". The top result was a Random Lengths News review of an upcoming PBS documentary miniseries about what person?

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Ernest Hemingway

Last weekend, Garbine Muguruza won the women's singles title at the 2021 Dubai Tennis Championships. What nation does Muguruza represent in competition?

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Spain

Multiple choice. Justin Bieber's new album is released today (Fri.). What's the title: A) "Truth"; B) "Justice"; C) "The American Way"?

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B

Give the FIRST NAME of "The Brady Bunch" television character who was portrayed by the former actor who has a business connection with the products (circled in red) in this recent image.

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Peter

Due to ongoing circumstances, the planned bowling tournament question has been cancelled. Instead answer: What is the bowling term for three consecutive strikes bowled?

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Turkey

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Descendants of Fossil Fuels Industry Workers". Here we go. The documentary film "Kid 90" was recently released on Hulu. What SURNAME fills-in the blank in this Wikipedia description: "In the 1990s, Soleil Moon Frye carried a video camera with her everywhere she went. David Arquette, Balthazar _____, Brian Austin Green...appear in the film"?

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Getty

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Still Woman Enough", the forty-sixth solo studio album for what singer-songwriter, known for such hits as "Don't Come Home A-Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind)"?

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Loretta Lynn

Many rock fans were angered with the brevity and lack of a live performer for the Eddie Van Halen tribute during last weekend's Grammy Awards telecast. How long (in seconds) was the Van Halen tribute? (accept within 6)

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15 (accept 9 to 21)