Travels with Todd - Made in America by LuskT

Champion(s):

BeningoS


Runner(s)-Up:

KaufmanK


Quiz Description

This follow-up to my first TwT quiz focuses exclusively on travels within the continental US of A.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 BeningoS 490 99 15
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2 KaufmanK 478 97 15
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3 GrahamJ 435 95 00
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4 FryedBetaKappa 411 93 15
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5 VerandaGardener 380 91 15
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6 FrostL 333 90 15
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7 VenguswamyK 320 88 15
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8 LiptonM 318 86 15
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9 BoyerA 309 84 15
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10 MartaMJackson 307 82 15
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11 DangerussW 306 80 15
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12 RichmondJ 301 79 15
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13 letouj 297 77 15
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14 helitzur 294 75 15
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15 casketromance 292 73 15
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16 ElendilPickle 291 71 15
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17 minarik15 290 70 15
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18 GambinoG 277 68 15
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19 WangS 276 66 15
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20 WeikleB 274 64 15
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21 HallR 254 62 15
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22 FriedewaldR 247 60 15
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23 MatthewsP 240 59 15
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24 GaddCAnastasia 238 57 15
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25 colonialrampage 237 55 15
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26 LearyField 227 53 15
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27 EdwardsT 226 50 15
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27 GoodmanDL 226 50 15
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29 CoenM 221 48 15
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30 quarterrican 219 45 15
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30 Vintsanity 219 45 15
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32 Tarn 214 41 15
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32 usuiw 214 41 15
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34 FrankensteinP 199 39 15
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35 HurleyH 184 37 15
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36 JJA 176 35 15
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37 WeaverL 169 33 00
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38 Okrent 168 31 15
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39 mellyjo 163 30 00
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40 AdamKing 160 28 15
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41 ChrisRosenberg 153 26 15
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42 HoH 145 24 00
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43 RobinJRichards 137 21 15
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43 RobK 137 21 15
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45 johnbcrowe 127 19 15
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46 QuinnA 122 16 15
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46 MangaserA 122 16 15
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48 bdunn02 107 13 15
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49 Shosin 103 10 15
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49 Vendy12 103 10 15
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51 RuizJ 102 7 15
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51 RaiaB 102 7 15
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53 MoyseyC 87 4 15
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54 JonesRW 79 2 15
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Questions:

In a concerted effort to avoid the hell that is LAX when going to southern California, I try instead to fly in and out of Orange County, whose airport is named after what iconic actor? His last screen role came in 1976's The Shootist.

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John Wayne

A trip in December 2013 took me to Spokane, Washington - home of what university whose men's basketball team has made every NCAA tournament since 1999?

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Gonzaga

Due to the heavy concentration of steel manufacturing, I've spent quite a bit of time in Gary, Indiana (condolences accepted). What 1957 musical identifies this as the hometown (by song, of course) of one of its main characters?

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The Music Man

My work in the refining and petrochemical industries sends me frequently to Texas and Louisiana. Were I to drive between the two along I-10, what river would I be crossing at the state line? (edited at 1:54 pm, June 15, 2016 (EDT))

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Sabine River

Speaking of oil, my visits to refineries often include drives past large piles of what element, whose presence in the crude oil at over 0.5 percent qualifies it as a sour crude?

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Sulfur

On a visit to western New York, I drove past NBT Bank Stadium, home of the Syracuse Chiefs - the AAA affiliate of which National League team?

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Washington Nationals

Obviously I'm most familiar with my home airport, CVG - the base of operations for Southern Air, who provides cargo services for what international shipping and logistics company? It began the late 1960's/early 1970's as a courier service to ferry documents between Oakland and Los Angeles.

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DHL (Express)

St. Paul, Minnesota, where I frequently visited 3M, has the largest US population of what southeast Asian ethnic group? You could answer in their native script, but they're somewhat famous for not having one.

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Hmong

Along a fairly empty stretch of Interstate 64 lies the town of Corydon - population 3,122 (saaaa-lute!) This little town served as the capital of what state, until it was changed in 1825?

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Indiana

Multiple trips to southern California introduced me to the Asian-Mexican fusion known as the Korean taco. These are commonly filled with grilled, marinated beef known by what Korean name? In Hangul, it literally means "fire meat."

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Bulgogi

While my West Coast trips include travel over the part of the country known as the "fly-over states," which US state actually has the most "fly-over" traffic? "Fly-over" means that the aircraft neither takes off nor lands in that state but does pass through its airspace.

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Virginia

Despite working in the southern US for over 15 years, I've never done a project in Mississippi. How many distinct ways can you arrange the letters in the word MISSISSIPPI? Hint: the answer is a ZIP code that's assigned to the state of Florida.

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34,650