Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 01, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

KPope


Quiz Description

Quiz - #14-12

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 50 62 12 39 62 45 73 50 12 45 95 39
1 AnthonyBianca 495 97 15
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95
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2 KPope 362 91 15
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62
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73
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45
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3 SokolM 339 86 15
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62
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4 HortonR 335 80 15
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5 casketromance 328 75 15
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62
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39
6 helene 319 69 15
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7 CoenM 301 61 00
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7 Vendy12 301 61 15
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9 alamble 289 52 15
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10 gaufqwi 283 47 00
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11 LynchT 260 41 00
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12 Svoyager-11 259 36 00
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13 Tarn 256 30 00
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14 HoH 236 25 00
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15 DouglasLovesVixey 168 19 00
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16 ecpekkle 167 13 15
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17 GarciaD 129 8 00
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18 JCEurovision 0 2 00
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Questions:

Last weekend, the U.S. team defeated Europe to win the 2021 Ryder Cup in golf. This year's Ryder Cup was held at the Whistling Straits course located in what U.S. state?

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Wisconsin

Today (Fri.) The complete series run of the beloved television comedy "Seinfeld" arrives on Netflix. In honor, please answer: What man played New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner on "Seinfeld"?

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Larry David

This upcoming Tuesday marks the return to Broadway for what play, an Aaron Sorkin adaptation of a novel from 1960?

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Multiple choice. Which of the following is the title of a current hit song by Drake: A) "Sherry Prose"; B) "Champagne Poetry"; C) "Cognac Saga"; D) "Drambuie Drama"?

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B

The name and face of what actor has been redacted in this image?

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Woody Harrelson

New episodes of the television soap opera "Days of Our Lives" aired this week. What network broadcasts "Days of Our Lives"?

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NBC

Last weekend, Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua to win the undisputed World Heavyweight Championship in boxing. Usyk was formerly the undisputed champion in what lower weight class?

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Cruiserweight

A new episode of the reality television series "Below Deck Mediterranean" airs this Saturday. What cable channel televises "Below Deck Mediterranean"?

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Bravo

50/50 tossup. What word has been redacted in this recent Instagram post: Heads or Tails?

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Tails

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "A Type of Bird". Here we go. The 2021 MLB regular season concludes this weekend. Of the MLB teams that are named after birds, which one(s) will finish the 2021 season with a winning record?

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Blue Jays, Cardinals

What title fills-in the blanks in this recent Yahoo News headline: "'___ ________' on Netflix: Director defends the 'hope' in Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd movie which has been panned by critics"?

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The Starling

The legendary Julie Andrews celebrates her birthday today (Fri.)! How old (in years) is Julie Andrews? (accept within 2)

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86 (accept 84 to 88) (edited at 5:06 pm, October 1, 2021 (EDT))