Secret Service Code Names by Gypsy

Champion(s):

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Runner(s)-Up:

MyrowitzJ
The smartest part of me will always be my ass.


Quiz Description

Secret Service code names tend to reveal something about the subjects' personalities. The last presidential election saw "Evergreen" lose to "Mogul."

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1 VenguswamyK 544 96 15
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2 MyrowitzJ 516 90 15
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3 RautY 387 84 15
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4 JonesRW 283 78 00
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6 AdamKing 224 65 00
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7 DubnerJ 117 59 00
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8 GingerNinja 105 53 00
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9 FryedBetaKappa 102 46 00
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10 TreeceW 100 40 00
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11 DFisher 81 31 00
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11 PipkeR 81 31 00
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13 KPope 49 18 00
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13 Rhea428 49 18 00
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15 DouglasLovesVixey 34 9 00
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Questions:

Code names for family members of a protected person all have to start with the same letter. John McCain's was "Phoenix" and his wife's was "Parasol." His kids were "Popeye," "Pebbles," and this code name. (Apparently "Pink Panther" was already taken.)

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Peter Sellers

George W. Bush's Chief of Staff, Josh Bolten, was a biker, so he didn't take this code name as an insult.

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Fatboy

Charles Foster Kane would have appreciated this code name for Malia Obama.

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Rosebud

Given Jimmy Carter's famous "Playboy" interview, this code name isn't very surprising, though it is not unique to Baptists.

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Deacon

Lyndon Johnson was born in Texas, not Tennessee, like this code name might imply.

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Volunteer

Jacqueline Kennedy's code name was "Lace." What was John F. Kennedy's code name, which played up on the Camelot theme?

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Lancer

What was Richard Nixon's code name, which, in hindsight, was ironic?

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Searchlight

You don't have to be a politician to get a Secret Service code name. This was Frank Sinatra's code name, though he was never known as being short.

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Napoleon

Rose Kennedy's code name was "Coppertone." Perhaps Ted Kennedy got this code name because he needed his mother. Or should have used her more.

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Sunburn

This code name for Dick Cheney was a reference to his love of fishing, not manipulation.

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Angler

Edith Wilson was the first First Lady to get a Secret Service code name. Woodrow Wilson was widowed during his second year in office. His people were concerned that the public wouldn't like how quickly he married his second wife, so they gave her this deliberately unsexy code name.

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Grandma

Jill Biden's code name was "Capri." Joe's was a nod to his ethnicity. What was it?

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Celtic

Secret Service code names for presidents go back to Harry Truman, who had this one, though he didn't technically deserve it.

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