The Week of September 22, 2019 by CoenM

Champion(s):

TWright17
There are sewers aplenty yet to dig


Runner(s)-Up:

srs
Truck Fump

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 29 35 19 18 25 16 65 36 30 83 35 39
1 TWright17 390 99 15
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2 BarthR 385 97 15
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2 srs 385 97 15
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4 RichmondJ 367 95 15
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5 LorinBurte 354 93 15
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6 CarthyP 328 92 15
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7 ecpekkle 307 90 15
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8 GarciaD 306 89 15
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9 Michalle 305 87 15
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9 McGeeDean 305 87 15
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11 RautY 303 85 15
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12 MolinariR 302 83 15
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13 KesslerA2 300 81 15
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13 BClemens 300 81 15
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15 Commodore 297 79 15
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16 griffism 287 77 15
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17 LakeMA 278 75 15
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17 ChrisRosenberg 278 75 15
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17 LighthartF 278 75 15
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20 akambour 272 72 15
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21 Atomiccoffey 271 70 15
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22 orwant 268 68 15
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22 DeeKay 268 68 15
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24 MartinJ2 264 66 15
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25 bttrcup18 263 64 15
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25 paperclipracket 263 64 15
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27 Timm 260 60 00
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27 AmmermanA 260 60 15
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27 MoyseyC 260 60 15
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30 KPope 257 57 15
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31 TimL 255 56 00
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32 gaufqwi 254 55 00
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33 Lodge-Marge 252 53 15
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34 DreyfusB 247 49 00
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34 LiptonM 247 49 15
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34 IyerM 247 49 15
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34 gregariouschinchilla 247 49 15
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34 Tarn 247 49 00
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39 watersd 246 44 15
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39 imogen 246 44 15
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41 JCEurovision 245 42 15
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42 vepa1943 239 40 15
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43 HightB 237 39 00
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44 Svoyager-11 234 37 15
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45 colleenw 232 36 15
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46 RobinJRichards 230 35 15
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47 trivia9922 224 32 00
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47 hypotactic 224 32 15
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49 StanleyP 223 30 15
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50 MattK 221 29 15
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51 GoodmanDL 216 27 15
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52 Nicole 213 25 00
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52 BringMoreLegos 213 25 00
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54 ElendilPickle 204 23 15
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55 ArunH 195 22 15
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56 LynchT 189 20 00
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57 BeningoS 183 19 15
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58 jc90 181 17 00
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59 FauxD 178 16 00
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60 WatskyA 176 15 15
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61 ShampooCell 174 13 00
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62 HumbabaORiley 173 12 00
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63 HortonR 168 10 15
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64 YuC 165 9 00
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65 Ren 162 7 00
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66 BoulierJ 155 6 15
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68 Vendy12 114 3 00
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69 DouglasLovesVixey 111 2 00
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Questions:

What TRAVEL COMPANY, a British institution since 1841, stranded hundreds of thousands of vacationers after it went into liquidation?

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Thomas Cook

As part of the nascent impeachment investigation into Donald Trump, three US House committees subpoenaed what CABINET SECRETARY for documents they said they needed to investigate "the extent to which President Trump jeopardized national security by pressing Ukraine to interfere with our 2020 election?"

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

In an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Wally Conroy lamented creating what MIXED DOG BREED, saying it "opened a Pandora box and released a Frankenstein monster," due to unethical breeding practices and increased health issues for cross-breeds?

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labradoodle

While it doesn't open for another week, what MOVIE drew criticism from families of victims in the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting for its violence, warnings from the US Army about potential incel violence at screenings, and theaters banning patrons from attending the movie in costume?

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Joker

Boris Johnson suffered another defeat, this time legal, as what BODY unanimously found that his proroguing of Parliament was illegal?

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UK Supreme Court

What AGENCY OF THE US FEDERAL GOVERNMENT threatened to withhold $4 billion in funds from California over poor air quality, and then notified the state they were violating clean water laws due to waste from homeless people?

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Prince Harry retraced the footsteps of his mother, Princess Diana, by visiting a mine field in what AFRICAN COUNTRY, where he remotely detonated a landmine left over from its 1975 to 2002 civil war?

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Angola

With a starfish-shaped terminal building designed by Zaha Hadid, the new Daxing International Aiport serves what NATIONAL CAPITAL, with a plan to eventually accommodate 100 million passengers a year?

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Beijing

Nauru announced it would maintain its diplomatic ties with what SELF-GOVERNING ISLAND, a welcome statement of support after the recent decisions by the Solomon Islands and Kiribati to cut ties so they can establish relations with China?

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Taiwan

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): Vape 'Em if You Got 'Em. What US STATE implemented a four month ban on the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping products in response to the growing number of vaping-related illnesses?

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Massachusetts

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned e-cigarette and vape users to avoid products containing what COMPOUND FOUND IN MARIJUANA, based on the number of illnesses reported by people using products containing the compound?

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tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

What AEROSPACE COMPANY unveiled a prototype of its Starship at its south Texas facility, saying it plans to use it to carry up to 100 people to destinations across Earth or in space? It is already slated to carry Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and a handful of other passengers around the moon in the 2020s.

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SpaceX