Lighter Side of the News (Aug. 06, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Runner(s)-Up:

helene
I feel like I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #14-04

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 38 30 55 34 13 63 67 67 13 67 80 84
1 CoenM 411 97 15
15
15
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34
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00
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67
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13
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67
15
80
00
2 helene 369 93 15
15
15
55
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34
15
13
00
00
00
15
15
67
15
80
00
3 felsenheldd 346 89 15
15
30
00
15
34
15
13
15
15
67
15
15
15
67
00
00
4 gaufqwi 331 85 15
38
15
00
00
15
13
00
15
15
67
15
13
00
15
80
15
5 ElendilPickle 306 81 00
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30
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55
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34
15
15
00
00
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67
15
15
00
00
6 KPope 301 77 15
38
15
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00
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13
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00
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67
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13
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80
00
7 NathanL 297 72 00
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00
15
34
15
13
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15
67
00
15
13
00
15
80
00
8 LynchT 265 68 00
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30
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00
15
13
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00
15
67
15
13
15
67
00
00
9 Tarn 249 64 00
00
15
30
15
15
34
15
13
15
00
15
67
15
00
00
00
10 Vendy12 246 60 15
38
00
00
15
34
00
00
15
15
00
00
15
00
00
15
84
11 DFisher 236 56 15
38
15
30
00
00
15
13
00
00
00
15
13
15
67
00
00
12 HortonR 220 50 15
38
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30
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34
00
00
15
00
00
15
13
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15
12 reallydumb4real 220 50 00
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30
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55
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34
15
13
00
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15
13
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00
00
14 phelanguist 217 43 00
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15
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34
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13
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00
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67
15
13
00
00
00
00
15 alamble 201 39 15
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30
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55
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15
13
00
00
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00
15
13
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00
00
16 Squidpickles 200 33 15
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55
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34
15
13
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
16 HoH 200 33 00
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34
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13
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63
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15
00
00
00
00
18 RobinJRichards 189 27 15
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34
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13
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67
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15
00
00
00
00
00
19 JamesDenny 180 22 15
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30
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34
15
13
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15
13
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20 JCEurovision 175 18 15
38
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30
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34
15
13
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00
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21 SokolM 171 14 15
38
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30
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13
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15
15
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15
22 DouglasLovesVixey 163 10 15
38
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15
67
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15
13
00
00
00
00
00
23 ecpekkle 131 6 00
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30
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15
13
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13
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24 KCrest 98 2 00
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55
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13
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00

Questions:

This upcoming Thursday, a certain sporting competition will take place in Dyersville, Iowa. This anticipated event shares its name with what 1989 film?

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Field of Dreams

Bloodsport, Peacemaker and King Shark are all characters in what film that debuts nationwide today (Fri.)?

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The Suicide Squad

Multiple choice. Actor Liev Schreiber is currently featured in commercials for what type of product: A) Luxury automobiles; B) Scotch whiskey; C) Credit cards; D) Mattresses?

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D

Name ONE of the two nations represented by the men seen in this photo taken last weekend.

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Italy, Qatar

What title fills-in the blanks in this Thursday headline from the UPI: "'_____ ___' stars prep for All Valley Karate Tournament in Season 4 teaser"?

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Cobra Kai

Multiple choice. What is the title of the latest #1 album by rapper Pop Smoke: A) Faith; B) Hope; C) Charity?

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A

Another new episode of the reality television series "Love Island" aired on Thursday night. What network broadcasts "Love Island"?

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CBS

What name has been redacted (three times) in this currently applicable calendar?

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Michael Mann

What COLOR fills-in the blank in this recent SFGate headline: "Critics are gushing about 'The _____ Knight,' but the reviews don't add up"?

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Green

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Motoring". Here we go. This Sunday, Watkins Glen International will host the next race for NASCAR's Cup Series. Watkins Glen International is located in what U.S. state?

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New York

Time for a GIF! Today (Fri.) marks the release of "ATBPO", the twelfth studio album for what hard rock band? (attached GIF is a hint)

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Night Ranger

Martha Stewart celebrated her birthday on Tuesday! How old (in years) is Martha Stewart? (accept within 3)

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80 (accept 77 to 83)