Odd Jobs by creedofhubris

Champion(s):

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:

RautY
The machines are winning


Quiz Description

Name the unusual profession pursued by the people in the question. Be as specific as you can -- at least one of the answers is a title.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 34 86 62 67 67 67 39 29 67 00 62 77
1 UllspergerA 486 97 15
34
15
86
15
15
67
15
67
15
67
15
15
15
15
15
00
2 RautY 409 92 15
34
15
15
62
00
00
15
15
39
15
00
15
15
62
15
77
3 AinslieM 389 85 15
34
00
00
00
15
15
67
15
39
15
15
67
15
15
62
00
3 Kloefkorn 389 85 15
34
15
15
62
00
15
00
15
15
29
15
67
15
15
62
00
5 ShapiroA 379 78 15
34
00
00
15
67
15
67
00
00
15
29
15
15
00
15
77
6 MyrowitzJ 369 73 00
00
15
15
67
00
00
15
39
15
29
15
67
15
15
62
00
7 PenningtonJ 345 69 15
00
00
15
67
00
15
67
15
15
29
00
15
00
15
62
15
8 VenguswamyK 342 64 15
34
00
15
15
15
15
67
15
39
15
15
67
15
00
00
00
9 IngramB 335 59 15
34
00
15
00
15
67
15
67
00
00
00
15
00
00
15
77
10 LuskT 287 54 15
34
00
15
62
00
00
00
15
39
15
00
15
00
15
62
00
11 AdamKing 277 50 15
34
00
15
62
00
00
00
15
15
29
00
15
00
15
62
00
12 DoyleE 210 45 15
34
00
00
00
00
00
15
39
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
77
13 LanceJ 200 38 15
34
00
00
00
00
00
15
39
00
00
15
67
15
00
00
00
13 KleinJ 200 38 15
34
00
00
00
15
67
00
15
39
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
15 SpraragenM 146 30 15
34
00
00
15
67
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
16 TurnerDM 141 23 00
00
00
00
15
67
00
00
00
00
00
15
29
00
15
00
00
16 BednarczukJ 141 23 00
00
00
00
00
00
15
67
00
15
29
00
15
00
00
00
00
18 MoyseyC 113 16 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
39
15
29
00
15
00
00
00
19 BoyerA 59 9 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
29
00
00
15
00
00
00
19 Erica 59 9 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
29
00
15
00
00
00
21 SaferMR 15 2 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
00

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Roland le Petour, Fukutomi no Oribe, Joseph Pujol aka Le Petomane, Paul Oldfield

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Farter

John Balliol, Kenneth McAlpine, Indulf, Lulach

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King of Scotland

Cora Scott, Eusapia Palladino, John Edward, Daniel Dunglas Home

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Medium

Bob Denard, Clearchus of Sparta, Gotz von Berlichingen, Sir Francis Hawkwood, Erik Prince

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Mercenary Captain

John Flamsteed, Nevil Maskelyne, George Biddell Airy

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Astronomer Royal

Martin Waldseemuller, Piri Re'is, Peter Apian, Abraham Ortelius, Benedetto Bordone

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Mapmaker/Cartographer

Vasily Zaytsev, Simo Hahya, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Chris Kyle

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Sniper

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, Jan Baptist von Helmont, Paracelsus, Nicolas Flamel

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Alchemist

Domingo Orozco de Toledo, Muramasa, Clemens Horn of Solingen, Masamune

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Swordsmith

Margaret Farrar, Eugene T Maleska, Will Shortz

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(NY Times) Crossword Editor

Nicholas Remy, Matthew Hopkins, Heinrich Kramer aka Institoris

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Witch Hunter

Percy Grainger, Cecil Sharp, Francis James Child, Alan Lomax

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Song Collector/Folklorist