The Week of August 7, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

PolinskyL
If you're gonna procrastinate, do it right


Runner(s)-Up:

letouj


Quiz Description

Note to Olympians competing in Guanabara Bay: that's probably not Olympic fever. Go see a doctor.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 06 38 68 35 38 73 02 61 13 16 18 80
1 PolinskyL 467 99 15
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61
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80
2 letouj 455 97 15
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73
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61
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3 CarterBurke 437 95 15
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68
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73
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80
4 CunninghamJ 427 93 15
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68
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35
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61
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18
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80
5 gregariouschinchilla 410 92 15
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61
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80
6 KashyapN 405 90 15
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73
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18
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80
7 FlaxmanR 402 88 15
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68
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00
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80
8 akambour 400 87 15
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73
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61
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13
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00
9 RichmondJ 388 85 15
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61
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13
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00
10 RalliP 375 83 15
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11 KnowlesJ 373 81 15
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12 BillPennington 358 79 15
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73
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00
12 LuskT 358 79 15
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73
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61
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00
14 jveditz 325 76 15
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38
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73
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61
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15 DoyleE 318 75 15
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61
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13
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80
16 WangA 306 73 15
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17 OBrienJ 305 71 15
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80
18 ChrisRosenberg 303 69 15
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61
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19 RobinJRichards 295 68 15
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20 HessJa 292 66 15
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18
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21 HightB 286 64 15
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80
22 EdwardsT 278 62 15
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61
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18
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23 GrahamJ 267 61 15
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02
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61
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24 EverettJ 266 58 15
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80
24 HallR 266 58 15
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18
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80
26 LiptonM 262 55 15
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18
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26 casketromance 262 55 00
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28 MoyseyC 256 52 15
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29 GambinoG 247 50 15
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29 v0max 247 50 15
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31 srs 244 47 15
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32 felsenheldd 243 45 15
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33 WattsR 229 43 15
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34 ElendilPickle 227 42 15
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35 ReinholdH 225 40 15
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36 John 218 38 15
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37 EisenbergD2 213 37 15
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38 KonkelT 209 34 15
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38 KingJA 209 34 15
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40 WareD 202 31 15
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41 EberhardtN 198 30 15
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42 Kaya 196 28 15
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43 FrostL 195 26 15
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44 BeningoS 193 25 15
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45 jefe 181 22 15
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45 GoodmanDL 181 22 15
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47 MercureT 179 19 15
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48 MangaserA 175 18 15
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49 AdamKing 169 15 15
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49 Verbosepaul 169 15 15
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51 ForceStrong 142 12 15
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52 VenguswamyK 139 10 15
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52 PruettC 139 10 00
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54 lorijane 136 7 15
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55 Warek 134 6 15
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56 HoH 129 4 00
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57 JJA 99 2 15
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58 chc 67 1 15
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Questions:

What AIRLINE saw worldwide disruption in operations when a power failure in Atlanta knocked its systems offline?

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Delta

At a rally in Istanbul, Turkish president Recep Edrogan said he would approve legislation reintroducing what PRACTICE if passed by parliament. Turkey banned the practice in 2004, and the EU has stated that reintroducing it would end Turkey's prospects of becoming a member

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capital punishment

Over 2000 reports of abuse directed towards refugees detained on what ISLAND NATION by agreement with Australia were leaked to the press, leading to questions over Australia's refugee program?

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Nauru

British researchers used DNA analysis and other tools to determine that Charles Dawson was responsible for what HOAX, where he claimed to "discover" the remains of a human ancestor that were actually the bones of two or three humans and an orangutan?

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Piltdown Man

A federal judge overturned the conviction of Brendan Dassey in the killing of Teresa Halbach, a conviction detailed in what NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES?

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Making a Murderer

Eleven bombs rocked what COUNTRY in one day, with authorities believing they are related to the anniversary of the bombing of the Erewan Shrine or the recent vote on a new constitution rather than being connected to international terrorism?

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Thailand

Donald Trump said it was sarcasm when he stated in several appearances that President Obama was the founder and MVP of what TERRORIST ORGANIZATION?

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Isis

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen estimated that some specimens of what TYPE OF SHARK that they studied could be over 500 years old?

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Greenland shark

What US CITY saw violent protest on Saturday night, including burning buildings and rocks thrown at police, after the fatal police shooting of an armed African-American man who fled a traffic stop?

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Milwaukee

Filipinos protested the plan to inter what FORMER DICTATOR in the National Heroes Cemetery, saying crimes he committed in office disqualify him?

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Ferdinand Marcos

The US Justice Department released a report on the police department of what CITY, noting routine abuse of power and discrimination against minorities?

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Baltimore

What FORMER CIA ANALYST AND CONGRESSIONAL STAFFER launched an independent campaign for the US presidency, offering himself as a conservative alternative to Donald Trump?

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Evan McMullen