Lighter Side of the News (May 28, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #13-07

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 64 36 32 76 68 24 76 36 52 52 68 60
1 AnthonyBianca 512 98 15
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76
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68
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76
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52
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15
60
2 MattK 439 94 15
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32
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76
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68
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76
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00
15
52
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15
3 casketromance 388 90 00
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00
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68
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00
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36
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52
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52
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15
60
4 helene 376 86 00
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36
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32
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76
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52
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60
5 GoodmanDL 337 82 00
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36
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76
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24
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36
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00
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60
6 Vintsanity 327 78 15
64
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24
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52
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52
00
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60
7 Tarn 323 74 15
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76
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24
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36
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52
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15
8 Timm 307 70 00
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36
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76
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68
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52
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00
9 gaufqwi 297 66 00
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68
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52
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00
10 HoH 294 62 00
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32
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68
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36
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68
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11 Keeper 271 58 15
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68
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76
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52
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00
12 McGeeDean 259 54 00
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32
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24
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76
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52
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13 felsenheldd 248 50 00
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76
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52
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14 SokolM 219 46 00
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32
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52
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15 groug 202 42 15
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52
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16 RobinJRichards 197 38 00
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24
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76
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52
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17 JMarg 196 34 15
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32
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68
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18 ecpekkle 188 28 00
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18 DouglasLovesVixey 188 28 00
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20 Vendy12 186 22 15
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36
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21 HortonR 161 18 00
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32
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24
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60
22 KPope 156 12 15
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36
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24
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36
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22 LynchT 156 12 00
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36
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24 BeningoS 152 6 00
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32
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60
25 JCEurovision 62 2 00
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32
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00

Questions:

Multiple choice. The 2021 National Memorial Day Concert will be televised this Sunday night on PBS. Which of the following will be a "featured story" during the telecast: A) WWII Navajo Code Talkers; B) Vietnam Nurses; C) Cold War Submariners?

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B

"Films about fashion designers" and "Films about dogs" are two of the hyperlink categories listed on the bottom of the Wikipedia page for what movie that is being released today (Fri.)?

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Cruella

On Tuesday, Wayne Gretzky stepped down from his role as vice chairman for what NHL team, after the team has been swept by the Winnipeg Jets out of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs?

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Oilers

Name ONE of the three WOMEN seen in this photo taken last weekend.

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Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Midori

The 2021 Billboard Music Awards were held last weekend. Kanye West beat out Koryn Hawthorne and Tasha Cobbs Leonard to win the "Top Artist" award for what genre of music?

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Gospel

WARNING: Spelling counts! What FIRST NAME fills-in the blank in this recent PC Gamer headline: "_____ Kasparov, the greatest chess player in history, talks the game of kings in the computer age"?

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Garry

Time for an audio clip! In honor of a certain event taking place this weekend, please name the man heard in this clip.

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Jim Nabors

The much anticipated "Friends: The Reunion" television special debuts on HBO Max today (Fri.). "Friends: The Reunion" was filmed at Warner Bros. Studios located in what suburb of Los Angeles?

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Burbank

This attached photo which has gotten some attention on Instagram in recent days was taken in what YEAR?

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1987

This week has a mini-topic, not theme, as both #10 & #11 pertain to the same subject (MUSIC). It's titled: "Great American Literature & the Album Drops Today". Here we go. Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Reprise", the 19th studio album for what musician whose stage name is a reference to his great-great-great uncle?

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Moby

Multiple choice. What California rock band is releasing their new album "Bloom" today (Fri.): A) Of Mice & Men; B) Tortilla Flat; C) The Grapes of Wrath; D) Travels with Charley?

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A

The 2021 French Open begins this Sunday. Since his debut in 2005, Rafael Nadal has compiled a 100-2 record at Roland-Garros. Name ONE of the two players that have defeated Nadal at the French Open.

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Novak Djokovic, Robin Söderling