Lighter Side of the News (Nov. 12, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #15-05

Full Results:

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1 casketromance 418 97 00
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2 MattK 381 93 00
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3 CoenM 356 88 15
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4 GarciaD 314 84 00
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5 ChrisRosenberg 301 79 00
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6 DFisher 298 75 15
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7 imogen 283 70 00
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8 Vintsanity 261 65 00
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9 AdamKing 260 59 00
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9 MasonC 260 59 00
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11 felsenheldd 238 52 00
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12 KPope 228 47 00
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13 ecpekkle 222 43 00
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14 HoH 208 36 00
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14 SokolM 208 36 00
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16 Tarn 181 29 00
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17 LynchT 180 25 00
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18 gaufqwi 175 20 00
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19 JCEurovision 122 15 15
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20 Vendy12 105 11 00
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21 DouglasLovesVixey 100 6 15
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22 Timm 55 2 00
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Questions:

Veterans Day was observed this week! In honor of Veterans Day, answer: Iconic television announcer Ed McMahon served in what branch of the U.S. Armed Forces?

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Marine Corps

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Algorithm", the latest album for rapper Snoop Dogg. "Algorithm" is being released under what record label, co-founded in 1984 by Rick Rubin?

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Def Jam

What sporting discipline fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from People magazine: "____ _______ Will Be Dropped from Modern Pentathlon Months After Tokyo Olympics Controversy"?

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Show Jumping (Horse Riding)

The name and face of what man has been redacted in this recent photo?

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Jon Stewart

A Google News search was conducted on Wednesday using the term: "Animated, dog". The top four results were reviews for a new movie featuring what title character?

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Clifford

50/50 tossup. The 2021-22 NHL season has been underway for a few weeks. As of Nov. 12, what team has the better record: Montreal Canadiens or Toronto Maple Leafs?

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Maple Leafs

WARNING: Spelling counts! What surname has been redacted in this recent image?

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Bocelli

What title fills-in the blank in this recent Yahoo! News headline: "Tom Hanks inadvertently creates a COVID-19-style, post-apocalyptic movie in '_____' on AppleTV+"?

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Finch

With his race win last Sunday in Phoenix, what driver clinched the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series championship? (Hint: his intials are K.L.)

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Kyle Larson

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Pretty Boys in Lay-Z-Boys". Here we go. Actor Rob Lowe did not mention recliner chairs on the latest (title redacted) podcast, where each week Lowe and writer Alan Yang discuss an episode from what television series?

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Parks and Recreation

Seen here is a screenshot from a current commercial for what company?

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Hertz

The fourth season of the drama television series "Yellowstone" debuted last Sunday. What television channel airs "Yellowstone"?

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Paramount Network