Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 17, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

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


Quiz Description

Quiz - #14-10

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 45 45 55 75 15 75 20 55 15 75 45 85
1 AnthonyBianca 495 97 15
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75
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75
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75
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2 helene 400 92 15
45
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75
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85
3 GarciaD 355 87 15
45
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45
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55
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75
15
15
00
00
15
00
15
15
00
4 GoodmanDL 320 82 15
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45
00
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75
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20
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5 CoenM 315 77 15
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75
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15
45
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6 KPope 300 72 15
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45
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75
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75
00
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00
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7 Commodore 295 67 15
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55
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8 JCEurovision 270 62 15
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55
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75
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9 Vintsanity 255 57 00
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85
10 ecpekkle 250 52 15
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55
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11 Tarn 230 47 00
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75
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12 groug 200 40 00
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12 DFisher 200 40 00
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14 gaufqwi 170 27 00
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14 LynchT 170 27 00
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14 casketromance 170 27 15
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17 SokolM 155 17 00
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18 HoH 140 12 15
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19 Squidpickles 110 7 00
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20 DouglasLovesVixey 100 2 00
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Questions:

The 2021 U.S. Open in tennis finished up last weekend. Name the 18-year old British qualifier who shocked the world by winning the Women's Singles Championship?

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Emma Raducanu

What phrase fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from People: "'Star Trek' Creator's Son Calls William Shatner's '___ _ ____' SNL Skit 'Disrespectful' to Trekkies"?

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Get a Life

50/50 tossup. The 2021 Met Gala took place on Monday night. The Met Gala is held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art located on what side of Upper Manhattan: East Side or West Side?

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East Side

Ken Burns' documentary television series about Muhammad Ali debuts this Sunday night. In honor, answer: In what U.S. state did Ali face Sonny Liston for their 1965 rematch fight?

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Maine

WARNING: Spelling counts! What surname fills-in the blank in this recent Variety headline: "‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ Review: As Jim and Tammy Faye ______, Andrew Garfield and Jessica Chastain Put a Human Face on the Infamous Saga of Televangelism"?

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Bakker

An example of what BREED of dog has been redacted in this image; seen often as of late?

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Afghan Hound

A new episode of the reality competition television series "Big Brother" will air tonight (Fri.). What network broadcasts "Big Brother"?

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CBS

Multiple choice. Which of the following is the title of a current hit song by Kanye West: A) "Hurricane"; B) "Earthquake"; C) "Tornado"; D) "Wildfire"?

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A

"Certified Lover Boy" is the current #1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. "Certified Lover Boy" is by what hip hop artist, known for such hits as "Hotline Bling", "God's Plan" and "Toosie Slide"?

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Drake

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Bathing (A Child)...or Not". Here we go. What number fills-in the blank in this recent headline from Fatherly.com: "__ Percent of Parents 'Wait For the Stink' to Bathe Kids"? (accept within 8)

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63 (accept 55 to 71)

This image was captured last Saturday in what U.S. state?

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Iowa

The latest reboot of the classic television game show "You Bet Your Life" debuted on Monday night. Who is the host of this version of "You Bet Your Life"?

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Jay Leno