Lighter Side of the News (Mar. 22, 2024) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

DFisher


Quiz Description

Quiz - #24-11

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 10 37 19 10 37 55 64 19 10 73 37 46
1 AnthonyBianca 374 95 15
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15
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19
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55
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73
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37
15
2 DFisher 308 86 15
10
00
15
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55
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64
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19
15
10
00
15
15
3 Timm 269 77 15
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37
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15
00
00
00
15
19
15
00
15
37
15
46
4 ChrisRosenberg 266 68 15
10
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00
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10
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55
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19
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37
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5 HoH 254 54 15
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37
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19
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00
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64
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19
15
00
00
00
5 CoenM 254 54 15
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19
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55
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10
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7 SokolM 214 40 15
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46
8 helene 200 31 15
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46
9 JCEurovision 195 22 00
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37
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19
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64
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15
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10 LynchT 184 13 15
10
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37
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15
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00
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37
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11 HortonR 123 4 15
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15
00

Questions:

Today (Fri.) is William Shatner's 93rd birthday! 🎂🎉 From 1982 to 1985, Shatner starred as the title character in what police drama television series?

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T. J. Hooker

The studio album "Everything I Thought It Was" was released last week. "Everything I Thought It Was" is by what singer, known for such hits as "Suit & Tie" and "Can't Stop the Feeling!"?

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Justin Timberlake

Soccer star Kylian Mbappé scored a hat trick in a 6-2 win over Montpellier last Sunday. Mbappé currently plays for what club?

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Paris Saint-Germain

What YEAR has been redacted in this screenshot?

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1972

50/50 tossup. Which Gilmore Girl finally joined Instagram this past week: Lauren Graham or Alexis Bledel?

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Lauren Graham

What FIRST NAME fills-in the blank in this recent headline from USA Today: "____ Gumbel, longtime March Madness host, to miss 2024 NCAA Tournament?

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Greg

Multiple choice. Today (Fri.) marks the release of "JPEG Raw", the latest studio album from musician Gary Clark Jr.. Clark is most associated with what genre of music: A) Traditional Pop; B) Blues; C) Country; D) Heavy Metal?

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B

Name the #1 seeded UNIVERSITY that is playing Grambling State in tonight's (Fri.) First Round matchup in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. (attached image is a hint)

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Purdue

New episodes of the television soap opera "General Hospital" aired this week. What network broadcasts "General Hospital"?

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ABC

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Put Me In Coach". Here we go. According to a recent story from The Points Guy, what is the current "seat pitch" (in inches) for U.S. airline coach seating? (Seat pitch is the distance from any point on a seat to the exact same point on the seat in front/behind; accept within 3 inches)

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30 or 31 (accept 27 to 34)

Opening Day for the 2024 MLB season is this upcoming Thursday! ⚾ In honor, name ONE of the three Hall of Famers who are mentioned just after the abrupt stop of this attached audio clip.

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Willie Mays, Ty Cobb, Joe DiMaggio

The much anticipated remake of the action movie "Road House" is here. "Road House" (2024) was released this week directly to what streaming service?

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Amazon Prime