The Week of September 3, 2017 by CoenM

Champion(s):

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!

Snuffleupagus


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 02 04 69 37 82 07 42 40 79 09 67 09
1 LorinBurte 517 99 15
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82
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40
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79
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67
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2 Snuffleupagus 459 96 15
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82
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42
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79
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09
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67
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2 gregariouschinchilla 459 96 15
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82
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79
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09
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67
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4 grimesr 448 94 15
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37
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82
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5 rouquinne 419 92 15
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82
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67
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6 Jjfjjf 378 90 15
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82
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67
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7 jveditz 341 89 15
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69
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82
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09
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8 PolinskyL 332 87 15
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69
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37
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9 akambour 323 85 15
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69
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10 lshultz82 318 84 15
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37
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82
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11 BarthR 312 82 15
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12 MoyseyC 304 80 15
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13 KingJA 296 79 15
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14 ElendilPickle 294 77 15
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15 MatchenD 285 75 15
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16 HightB 277 74 15
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17 Kloefkorn 276 72 15
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18 Vendy12 268 70 15
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19 srs 263 69 15
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20 rwv37 258 67 15
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21 EggCzar 257 65 15
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21 ChrisRosenberg 257 65 15
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23 BClemens 255 62 15
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24 DreyfusB 254 60 15
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25 MatthewsP 245 59 15
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26 TaylorMA 242 56 15
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26 RobinJRichards 242 56 15
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28 GoodmanDL 241 54 15
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29 Crow-T-Robot 230 52 15
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30 lorijane 227 50 15
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31 Michalle 222 49 15
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32 KPope 215 46 15
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32 Commodore 215 46 15
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34 AmmermanA 208 44 15
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35 GrahamJ 201 42 15
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36 MatherV 197 40 15
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37 RichmondJ 193 39 15
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38 RautY 183 37 15
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39 YuC 169 35 15
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39 Longford 169 35 15
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41 HoH 168 32 15
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42 mellyjo 167 30 15
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42 PrestonC 167 30 15
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44 ChengB 165 27 15
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45 ecpekkle 164 25 15
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46 HallR 157 24 15
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47 Adamlowemartin 156 22 15
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48 TimL 155 20 15
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49 MilgromM 151 19 15
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50 Zamikaze 136 15 15
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50 helene 136 15 15
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50 DoyleE 136 15 15
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50 LashleyM 136 15 15
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54 orwant 121 10 15
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55 DouglasLovesVixey 113 9 00
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56 cruzich 112 7 15
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57 BringMoreLegos 106 5 15
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58 morbeedo 93 4 15
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59 VenguswamyK 60 2 15
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60 JCEurovision 36 1 15
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Questions:

As expected, the Trump administration announced the phasing out of what PROGRAM that allowed undocumented aliens brought into the US as children to stay in the US, putting the ball in Congress' court to provide a permanent solution?

Click to Reveal Answer
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

What HURRICANE hit several Caribbean islands, including Barbuda and Cuba, en route to a landfall in Florida?

Click to Reveal Answer
Irma

What WORLD LEADER, during a press conference with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in, said that ending the North Korean nuclear program through pressure and sanctions alone would be "impossible," saying diplomacy would also be required?

Click to Reveal Answer
Vladimir Putin

The corruption trial of what US SENATOR started this week, with him becoming the first sitting US Senator to go on trial on bribery charges (which make up 6 of the 12 total counts) since Harrison Williams was convicted in 1981 as part of Abscam?

Click to Reveal Answer
Robert Menendez

Tens of thousands of citizens marched in what AFRICAN COUNTRY to protest the rule of Faure Gnassingbé, who has been president since 2005, when he took over after the death of his father, who ruled for the previous 38 years?

Click to Reveal Answer
Togo

Congress passed a short-term plan to raise what SPENDING CAP for three months, in a bill that also included money for Hurricane Harvey relief in a Democratic-authored plan that had the surprise support of Donald Trump?

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debt limit or debt ceiling

What Washington-based LANDMARK announced it would remove windows honoring Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, noting that "[w]e have concluded that these windows tell an incomplete and misleading account of our history" ?

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National Cathedral

Tension over the ongoing civil war in Syria rose when the Syrian government alleged that what COUNTRY bombed a military site near Masyaf, which has allegedly been linked both to chemical weapons and rockets provided to Hezbollah?

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Israel

WHERE would you find Djanggawul Fossae, Sputnik Plainita, and Tombaugh Regio, all of which were recently named (or had their informal name approved)?

Click to Reveal Answer
Pluto

What CREDIT RATING ORGANIZATION announced a massive data breach, where hackers made off with items like birthdates, Social Security numbers, and driver's licence numbers of 143 million people?

Click to Reveal Answer
Equifax

While it was centered off the coast of Chiapas, most of the fatalities in Mexico's strongest earthquake in nearly a century were from what other MEXICAN STATE, with 37 of the 90-plus fatalities from the town of Juchitan?

Click to Reveal Answer
Oaxaca

What FORMER TRUMP WHITE HOUSE FIGURE got crosswise with the Catholic Church when he said the church supported the program in question 1 because "[t]hey need illegal aliens to fill the churches"?

Click to Reveal Answer
Steve Bannon