Lighter Side of the News (Jun. 11, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Runner(s)-Up:

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Quiz Description

Quiz - #13-09

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 34 63 17 42 30 55 13 55 80 71 96 71
1 CoenM 365 97 15
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55
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71
2 casketromance 351 93 15
34
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42
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13
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15
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71
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71
3 MattK 350 89 15
34
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55
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55
00
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71
4 Ruwisc 342 85 00
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42
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13
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96
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71
5 ecpekkle 316 81 00
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42
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30
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55
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13
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71
6 alamble 284 77 15
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71
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7 SokolM 282 72 15
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63
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30
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13
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00
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71
00
00
8 KPope 268 68 00
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63
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17
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30
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13
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55
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00
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9 helene 267 64 15
34
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42
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13
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71
10 Vendy12 261 60 00
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17
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30
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55
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13
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71
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11 Squidpickles 253 56 00
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63
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30
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55
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13
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12 Tarn 249 52 15
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42
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55
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13 KonkelT 240 47 15
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42
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55
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55
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14 gaufqwi 232 43 15
34
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63
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30
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13
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15 Vintsanity 230 39 15
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80
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16 felsenheldd 226 29 15
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16 groug 226 29 15
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16 LynchT 226 29 15
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16 Timm 226 29 15
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20 HoH 217 18 00
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21 HortonR 211 14 15
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22 MirandaM 98 10 00
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23 DouglasLovesVixey 77 6 15
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13
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24 JCEurovision 72 2 00
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Questions:

"The garden was small potatoes" is the tagline to a sequel film opening nationwide today (Fri.), featuring what titular classic character?

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Peter Rabbit

50 years is the golden anniversary and 25 years is the silver anniversary. When "Iron Anniversary" was typed into a Google News search, the top results were recent stories noting that what television series is available on HBO Max?

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Game of Thrones

This week it was announced that Jack Black will be the guest for this month's final episode of the TBS televsion talk show hosted by what man?

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Conan O'Brien

Multiple choice. The big news in college basketball is that the figure known as "Coach K" has announced his impending retirement from the game. Which of the following is TRUE about Coach K's last name: A) Spelled with two E's; B) Spelled with two R's; C) Spelled with two Y's; D) Spelled with two Z's?

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D

The attached image alludes to what anticipated film that opens nationwide today (Fri.)?

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In the Heights

Multiple choice. What is the title of the new #1 hit by BTS: A) "Seasoning"; B) "Butter"; C) "Sugar"; D) "Pepper"?

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B

Tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas has impressed observers for his semi-final run (as of Fri.) during this year's French Open. What nation does Tsitsipas represent in competition?

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Greece

The latest season of Karina Longworth's acclaimed "You Must Remember This" podcast is now available. What six-letter word fills-in the blank in title of this season's episodes: "______ Girls Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper"?

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Gossip

The 2021 CMT Music Awards were held on Wednesday night. What WORD has been redacted on this promotional cover for the song that won Duo/Group Video of the Year?

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Beer

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Anonymous Guys Who Aren't Dating Supermodels". Here we go. Neeraj Kapoor isn't famous. Nor is he dating a supermodel. But he was rewarded this week on "The Kelly Clarkson Show" for starting a tutoring program for kids. What network airs "The Kelly Clarkson Show"?

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NBC

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Jordi", the seventh studio album for Maroon 5. Name a member of Maroon 5 OTHER THAN Adam Levine.

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Jesse Carmichael, Sam Farrar, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton, James Valentine

Last Sunday, the US Men's Soccer Team defeated Mexico in the CONCACAF Nations League Final. How many goals did the US team score in this match?

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