The Week of January 7, 2018 by CoenM

Champion(s):

Shosin
No matter where you go...there you are.


Runner(s)-Up:

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Quiz Description

I have to remember to stop typing 2017 in my quizzes.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 74 22 19 45 11 40 31 44 02 11 11 10
1 Shosin 376 99 15
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2 BarthR 371 97 15
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3 gregariouschinchilla 368 96 15
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4 KingJA 359 94 15
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5 ecpekkle 354 93 15
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6 grimesr 353 91 15
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7 BClemens 340 89 15
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7 KPope 340 89 15
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9 MoyseyC 331 86 15
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10 GarciaD 321 85 00
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11 zerocrates 318 83 00
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12 PolinskyL 313 82 00
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13 srs 312 80 15
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14 Timm 306 79 00
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15 akambour 301 77 00
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16 rwv37 292 76 15
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17 DreierR 283 74 15
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18 TimL 281 73 00
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19 LiptonM 279 71 15
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20 KashyapN 275 70 15
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21 jveditz 274 68 00
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22 alamble 270 66 00
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23 NullDiggity 262 64 00
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23 leftic 262 64 00
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25 MorrisonSJ 259 62 00
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26 MartinJ2 257 60 00
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27 GrahamJ 251 59 00
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28 RigsbyD 247 57 00
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29 Nekton 245 56 15
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30 apeekrtr 243 53 00
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30 rouquinne 243 53 00
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30 petkunm 243 53 00
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33 HallR 242 50 00
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34 Nicole 241 47 00
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34 AmmermanA 241 47 00
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36 jnowell 238 45 00
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37 DreyfusB 236 42 00
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37 Michalle 236 42 00
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37 HightB 236 42 00
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40 IyerM 233 39 00
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41 ChrisRosenberg 232 36 00
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41 GoodmanDL 232 36 00
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43 TaylorMA 227 33 00
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43 WinchellV 227 33 00
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45 gaufqwi 222 30 00
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45 ADeLong 222 30 15
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47 MatchenD 215 28 00
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48 ElendilPickle 214 26 15
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49 HoH 212 25 00
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50 Bup 207 23 00
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51 HumbabaORiley 205 22 00
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52 BringMoreLegos 193 20 00
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53 DoyleE 187 19 00
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54 RichmondJ 183 16 00
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54 chc 183 16 00
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56 KitchenB 177 14 00
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57 ArunH 164 13 00
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58 Vendy12 157 11 00
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59 Mickey 147 10 00
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60 PipkeR 142 8 00
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61 RautY 138 6 00
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62 RobinJRichards 132 4 00
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62 MatherV 132 4 00
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64 John 97 2 00
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65 DouglasLovesVixey 60 1 00
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Questions:

The Sanchi, an oil tanker owned by what COUNTRY, the source of its cargo and home to most of its crew, sank off the coast of China nearly a week after a collision with another freighter caused it to catch fire and partially explode?

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Iran

Nearly 200,000 people from what CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRY will be forced to leave the US after the temporary protected status that allowed them to enter the country after a pair of 2001 earthquakes was revoked?

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El Salvador

A federal judge dismissed with prejudice the cases against Ryan Paine and three members of what FAMILY, who were facing a retrial on conspiracy and weapons charges based on a 2014 standoff with Bureau of Land Management agents in Nevada?

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Bundy

What PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY announced it would halt research and development of drugs for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, and will cut nearly 300 jobs in the process?

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Pfizer

The US Department of Interior announced that what STATE would not be included in plans to open up new areas for offshore oil and gas drilling, a decision made after the state's governor, Rick Scott, personally lobbied Interior secretary Ryan Zinke to exclude his state?

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Florida

What ICONIC IMAGING BRAND is apparently betting big on cryptocurrencies, as it introduced a Bitcoin mining device called KashMiner at CES and announced it would implement its own coin and blockchain technology to help photographers manage the rights to their images?

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Kodak

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raided about 100 stores belonging to what CHAIN to perform "compliance inspections" on employees, arresting 21 people who are suspected of not being able to legally work in the US?

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7-11

What PRO-BREXIT POLITICIAN said he would back a second referendum on the split with the EU in order to "let the people shout from the rooftops their support of a true Brexit."

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Nigel Farage

Residents of what US STATE (whose name goes in the blank) received this alarming message on their phones, which thankfully turned out to have been sent in error?

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Hawaii

Your HallR(tm) Mini-Theme of the Week: You've Been Benched! A federal court in California ruled that what POLICY must remain in place while a lawsuit over Trump administration plans to end those protections is being heard?

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

A different federal court ruled that the legislative redistricting in what US STATE was unconstitutional due to partisan gerrymandering, violating the 14th Amendment's equal protection guarantee?

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North Carolina

Jalen Hurts got benched for true freshman Tua Tagovailoa, who then led what UNIVERSITY's football team to the College Football Playoff’s national championship in an overtime thriller against the University of Georgia? (edited at 2:13 pm, January 15, 2018 (PST))

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University of Alabama