The Week of Feburary 4, 2018 by CoenM

Champion(s):

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Runner(s)-Up:

BrezinaD


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 gregariouschinchilla 456 99 15
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2 BrezinaD 358 97 15
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3 RichmondJ 347 95 15
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4 HoH 338 94 00
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5 rouquinne 332 92 15
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6 BorisGr 328 90 15
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7 rwv37 323 88 00
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7 grimesr 323 88 00
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9 Michalle 318 85 00
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10 KingJA 313 83 15
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11 Bup 311 82 00
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12 Vicun-YAH 310 80 15
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13 LorinBurte 307 78 00
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14 BarthR 300 77 00
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15 orwant 296 74 00
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15 GarciaD 296 74 15
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17 GoodmanDL 284 71 00
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17 akambour 284 71 00
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19 MirandaM 279 68 15
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20 Vendy12 274 66 00
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21 jveditz 272 65 00
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22 IyerM 271 63 15
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23 srs 266 61 00
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24 leftic 259 60 00
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25 KPope 257 58 00
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26 DreyfusB 256 55 00
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26 LivenickT 256 55 00
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28 KonkelT 253 53 00
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29 RobinJRichards 241 51 00
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30 MoyseyC 238 50 00
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31 felsenheldd 237 47 00
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31 ecpekkle 237 47 00
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33 DreierR 235 44 00
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34 Longford 217 43 00
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35 TimL 213 40 00
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35 Crow-T-Robot 213 40 00
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37 gaufqwi 212 38 00
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38 Tarn 211 36 00
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39 ElendilPickle 208 34 00
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40 WinchellV 202 33 00
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41 ArunH 195 30 00
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41 Wrigleybones 195 30 00
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43 Zamikaze 190 27 00
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44 cThules 186 26 00
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45 petkunm 180 24 00
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46 RonningD 171 22 00
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46 MatchenD 171 22 00
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48 Timm 165 19 00
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49 LiptonM 162 17 00
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50 MatherV 161 16 00
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51 BringMoreLegos 156 14 00
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52 RautY 151 12 00
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53 WhitmireS 150 11 00
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54 HumbabaORiley 146 9 00
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55 PipkeR 137 7 00
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56 VenguswamyK 131 5 00
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57 JCEurovision 127 4 00
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58 DouglasLovesVixey 53 2 00
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59 BelalS 0 1 00
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Questions:

What EUROPEAN COUNTRY withdrew its ambassador to Turkey - having its own ambassador to Turkey barred from entering the country since last March - the latest event in a dispute over Turkish diplomats being allowed to enter the country to campaign for a referendum giving the Turkish president broader powers?

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The Netherlands

Thousands of protesters jammed the streets of Athens to voice opposition to any government agreement that would allow what NEIGHBORING COUNTRY to continue using the name it's had since 1991, as Greeks believe it verbally implies a claim to part of current Greek territory?

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Macedonia

The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its largest points loss in New York Stock Exchange history on Monday, losing HOW MANY POINTS, WITHIN 25, representing a 4.6 percent drop in value?

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1175.11

SpaceX successfully test launched its Falcon Heavy rocket, with what PERSONAL ITEM of Elon Musk's as the inaugural payload?

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car (Tesla Roadster)

In what has already not been a great year for Amtrak, what "HIGH SPEED" SERVICE saw two cars from one of its trains decouple at 125 mph, thankfully without causing any injuries?

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Acela

Donald Trump instructed the Pentagon to plan a military parade for later in the year, one that would top the one he saw in what COUNTRY held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the US entry into World War I?

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France

What ISLAND territory's government became the first to legalize same-sex marriage (doing so in May 2017) and then repeal the law, which they've replaced with a law creating domestic partnerships?

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Bermuda

The US federal government shut down briefly on Friday, which could have been avoided except for the protest of what SENATOR, whose opposition to deficit spending (or penchant for grandstanding, according to some colleagues) led him to block passage of the bill before the shutdown?

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Rand Paul

Uber came to a $245 million settlement with what AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE COMPANY (a unit of Alphabet), who charged that Uber obtained trade secrets when it hired an ex-employee who had this proprietary information among files he brought to Uber?

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Waymo

What COUNTRY saw its first combat loss of a fighter since 2006, whose downing by Syrian air defenses led the country to undertake several air strikes in Syria against what it claimed were Iranian targets?

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Israel

What ISLAND suffered a series of earthquakes, including one with a 6.4 magnitude, resulting in 14 deaths, 280 injured, and several collapsed and tilted buildings (such as the one pictured)?

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Taiwan

The White House was embroiled in yet another scandal , this time over what STAFF SECRETARY whose alleged history of abuse towards his ex-wives led to his resignation as well as questions on who in the White House knew of these allegations and when?

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Rob Porter