Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 6, 2023) by HallR

Champion(s):

KashyapN


Runner(s)-Up:

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #22-13

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 64 46 64 28 55 55 28 46 91 37 37 46
1 KashyapN 452 95 15
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2 AnthonyBianca 385 86 15
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46
3 helene 377 77 15
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4 DFisher 344 68 00
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5 felsenheldd 241 59 00
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6 SokolM 237 50 15
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7 KonkelT 232 40 00
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8 KPope 213 31 00
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9 DouglasLovesVixey 189 22 00
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10 LynchT 180 13 00
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11 JCEurovision 104 4 00
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Questions:

A Google News search was conducted last weekend using the term: "Plaid shirt, hands in pockets meme". The top results were recent stories that mentioned what television sitcom that originally aired from 1998 to 2007?

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King of Queens

Shawnee Smith and Tobin Bell star in the latest movie installment from what film franchise, now playing in theaters?

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Saw

The 2023-24 NHL regular season begins this upcoming Tuesday! ­čĆĺ In honor, name the NHL team that Wayne Gretzky coached from 2005 to 2009?

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Coyotes

Multiple choice. Which of these people was NOT watching football with Taylor Swift last Sunday night: A) Hugh Jackman; B) Kendall Jenner; C) Blake Lively; D) Sophie Turner?

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B

The attached photo was taken last weekend in what nation?

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Italy

"Tit├ş Me Pregunt├│" and "El Apag├│n" are two of the hits from what performer who is scheduled to guest host "Saturday Night Live" later this month?

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Bad Bunny

50/50 tossup. Drake's new album drops today (Fri.). What is the album's title: "For All the Cats" or "For All the Dogs"?

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For All the Dogs

Actor Kevin Miles has received some extra publicity lately. Miles is known for playing a character featured prominently in commercials for what insurance company?

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State Farm

Mary Katharine Ham and Sam Harris were two of the guests on what television program which returned last Friday night with a new episode after a five month hiatus?

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Real Time with Bill Maher

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Wagon Wheels". Here we go. The attached cropped photo was taken last Saturday in what U.S. state?

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Oklahoma

Today (Fri ) marks the release of "Carolyn's Boy", the latest studio album for what singer, known for crossing over into country music later in his career, and his 2013 version of the song "Wagon Wheel"?

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Darius Rucker

Today (Oct. 6) marks the anniversary of the debut of "The Jazz Singer" starring Al Jolson, considered to be the first "talkie" feature film. "The Jazz Singer" was released in what YEAR? (accept within 2 years)

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1927 (accept 1925 to 1929)