Unusual Place Names by LuskT

Champion(s):

thorsleyd


Runner(s)-Up:

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Quiz Description

Try to suppress your giggles.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 72 80 55 55 60 78 98 32 32 92 69 23
1 thorsleyd 527 98 15
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2 VenguswamyK 434 95 15
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3 MoyseyC 421 92 15
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4 RautY 395 90 00
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5 akambour 377 87 00
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6 GrahamJ 369 84 15
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7 rouquinne 365 81 15
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8 HoH 356 78 15
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9 AdamKing 321 75 00
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10 maggie 314 72 00
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11 BeningoS 308 70 15
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12 OBrienJ 301 67 00
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13 SorensonG 278 64 15
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14 JonesRW 257 61 00
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15 Bup 253 58 00
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16 SpencerJ2 225 55 15
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17 ElendilPickle 215 52 00
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18 RichmondJ 208 50 00
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19 BringMoreLegos 207 47 00
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20 DreyfusB 202 44 00
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21 chc 198 41 00
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22 KPope 184 38 00
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23 rosnera 180 35 00
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24 unpluckedgem 172 32 15
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25 Michalle 170 30 00
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26 rwv37 169 27 00
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27 Nick-Mares 155 21 00
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27 randalleng 155 21 00
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27 RabinK 155 21 00
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30 McClellanS 132 15 00
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31 allisonmotto 128 12 00
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32 RonningD 117 8 00
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32 DouglasLovesVixey 117 8 00
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34 KleinJ 109 4 00
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35 Steve 53 1 00
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