The Week of December 18, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

akambour
Full price for gum? That dog won't hunt, monsignor!

RichmondJ


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Apologies if things are a little off this week, on vacation with occasional wifi and doing this on my phone. I know, excuses, excuses.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 03 45 22 23 15 63 03 13 53 15 12 43
1 akambour 407 98 15
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1 RichmondJ 407 98 15
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3 PolinskyL 397 96 15
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4 Rhea428 392 95 15
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5 grimesr 381 93 15
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6 GoodmanDL 377 91 15
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6 Kloefkorn 377 91 15
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8 MyrowitzJ 376 89 15
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9 KeenS 361 86 15
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9 srs 361 86 15
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9 KashyapN 361 86 15
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12 Snuffleupagus 352 83 15
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13 CarterBurke 351 82 15
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14 GriffinJoe 350 80 15
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15 KelsoT 342 79 15
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16 gregariouschinchilla 337 77 15
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16 GrahamJ 337 77 15
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18 KonkelT 336 75 15
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19 RosenbergR 326 73 15
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20 OlewnickB 320 72 15
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21 KleinJ 306 70 15
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22 GambinoG 305 69 15
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23 RonningD 298 67 15
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23 EggCzar 298 67 15
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25 v0max 289 65 15
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26 LorinBurte 284 63 15
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27 AmmermanA 279 61 15
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27 JJA 279 61 15
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29 HessJa 274 59 15
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30 WolfischL 272 57 15
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31 orwant 270 56 00
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32 ChrisRosenberg 268 55 15
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33 Commodore 266 53 15
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34 MoyseyC 256 52 15
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35 WinchellV 251 50 15
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36 HurleyH 249 49 15
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37 jveditz 248 47 15
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37 LashleyM 248 47 15
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39 ReeseC 247 45 15
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40 EdwardsT 244 43 15
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41 EverettJ 243 42 15
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42 ScrosatiS 241 40 15
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43 RautY 234 38 15
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43 DreyfusB 234 38 15
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45 ChengB 233 36 15
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46 ReinholdH 224 35 15
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47 RubensteinM 218 33 15
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48 Nekton 216 32 15
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49 FeitelD 208 30 15
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50 HightB 204 29 15
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51 BednarczukJ 191 27 15
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52 MatherV 190 25 15
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52 shakfu 190 25 15
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54 HallR 188 23 15
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55 Timm 176 20 15
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55 casketromance 176 20 15
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55 HoH 176 20 15
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58 ElendilPickle 171 17 15
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59 Nicole 170 16 15
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60 RobinJRichards 167 15 15
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61 JCEurovision 165 13 15
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62 VenguswamyK 162 12 15
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63 FrostL 161 10 15
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63 BeningoS 161 10 15
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65 KitchenB 159 7 15
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66 DoyleE 156 6 15
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67 RaiaB 155 5 15
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68 lorijane 129 3 00
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69 SlumdogSquarepants 109 2 15
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70 McClellanS 94 1 15
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Questions:

Adrey Karlov, the Russian ambassador to WHAT COUNTRY, was assassinated at an art gallery

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Turkey

What IMF CHIEF was found guilty of mishandling public funds while serving as her country's finance minister, but will not face jail time or a fine?

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Christine Lagarde

Chief Justice John Roberts rejected an appeal by a New Mexico lawyer for the Supreme Court to force Senate hearings on what SUPREME COURT NOMINEE?

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Merrick Garland

What FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE garnered three electoral votes thanks to a trio of faithless electors from Washington state who opted to not vote for Hillary Clinton?

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Colin Powell

What GERMAN CITY saw a truck drive into its Christmas market, killing at least 12 in an act of terror?

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Berlin

Protests turned violent in what AFRICAN COUNTRY over president Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down as president after the end of his second term, saying that the country would not be able to hold elections to replace him until 2018?

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Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Michigan's attorney general announced that felony charges would be brought against four officials of what CITY - including two of its former emergency managers - related to the crisis over the city's water supply?

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Flint

Dozens died in Mexico when a market selling this ITEM went up in a cascade of explosions and fire?

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Fireworks

President elect Trump named what CORPORATE RAIDER as a special adviser on regulatory reform?

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Carl Icahn

The US abstained during a vote on an anti-Israel resolution in what UNITED NATIONS BODY, allowing it to pass, an unusual case of the US not supporting Israel?

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Security Council

A plane bound for a military base in Syria crashed into the Black Sea, killing 92, mostly members of a chorus from what COUNTRY's military?

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Russia

What COUNTRY was goaded into making a veiled nuclear threat towards Israel based on a fake news story saying Israel had threatened to use nuclear weapons against it if they sent troops into Syria?

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Pakistan