Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 15, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

KCrest


Runner(s)-Up:

ElendilPickle

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #15-01

Full Results:

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1 KCrest 383 97 00
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2 AnthonyBianca 372 90 15
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2 ElendilPickle 372 90 15
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4 helene 369 83 15
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5 Tarn 316 78 00
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6 MattK 303 73 00
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7 casketromance 299 69 15
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8 HoH 278 64 00
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9 JCEurovision 263 57 00
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9 CoenM 263 57 00
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11 LynchT 234 50 00
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12 reallydumb4real 230 45 00
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13 Vendy12 220 40 15
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14 Vintsanity 215 35 00
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15 HortonR 195 26 00
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15 KPope 195 26 00
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15 HortonR 195 26 00
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18 SokolM 156 16 00
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19 ecpekkle 148 11 00
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20 DouglasLovesVixey 146 7 15
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21 DFisher 122 2 00
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Questions:

This week marks five year anniversary of the LSON quiz! In honor, please answer: What substance is considered to be the traditional fifth year anniversary gift?

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Wood

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Music of the Spheres", the ninth studio album for what band known for such hits as "Yellow", "Clocks" and "Adventure of a Lifetime"?

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Coldplay

The big news in college football this week was that Alabama lost. What team upset the Crimson Tide last Saturday?

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Texas A&M

What two words fill-in the blanks in this recent CNN headline: "Gonzo and Miss Piggy invite you to the 'Muppets _______ _______'"?

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Haunted Mansion

New episodes of the reality television series "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way" air tonight (Fri.). What cable channel televises "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way"?

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TLC

This photo was taken this week at a facility named after what corporation?

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Oracle

So, everybody's heard about the William Shatner Blue Origin space flight by now. This New Shepard 4 flight launched out of a facility located in what U.S. state?

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Texas

50/50 tossup. "Rugia" is released today (Fri.), which is the latest studio album for what band: Love or Hate?

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Hate

What name fills-in the blanks in this Sunday headline from The Guardian: "_____ ____ beats Deontay Wilder to retain WBC heavyweight boxing title"?

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Tyson Fury

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Film Tropes". Here we go. The 12th installment of the "Halloween" film franchise ("Halloween Kills") debuts today (Fri.). In honor, please answer: What is the two word term for a female character in a slasher movie who confronts the killer in the third act and lives to tell the story?

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Final Girls

The attached screenshot is taken from a recently released television program available on what streaming platform?

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Netflix

On this week's "The Rewatchables" podcast, Bill Simmons and Kyle Brandt discussed the 1986 Sylvester Stallone film "Cobra". What is the Rotten Tomatoes critics score (0 to 100) for "Cobra"? (accept within 6)

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18 (accept 12 to 24)