The Week of March 4, 2018 by CoenM

Champion(s):

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Runner(s)-Up:

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.

Vicun-YAH


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 28 34 22 69 28 36 06 85 18 77 51 89
1 LorinBurte 475 99 15
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69
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85
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77
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51
00
2 Vicun-YAH 460 96 15
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69
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00
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85
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15
77
15
51
00
2 BarthR 460 96 15
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34
15
15
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15
36
15
15
85
15
00
15
51
15
89
4 KelsoT 454 93 15
15
15
22
15
69
00
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15
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85
15
15
77
15
51
00
5 gregariouschinchilla 406 91 15
28
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34
15
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69
15
00
15
00
15
00
15
51
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89
6 KPope 388 89 15
15
34
15
22
15
69
15
00
15
00
15
15
77
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51
00
7 GrahamJ 361 87 15
28
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00
00
00
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15
85
00
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77
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51
00
8 RichmondJ 354 85 15
28
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34
15
22
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69
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15
15
15
15
00
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51
00
9 BClemens 345 83 15
28
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34
00
15
69
15
28
15
15
00
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00
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51
15
10 akambour 344 81 15
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34
15
22
00
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15
36
15
00
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15
00
15
89
11 wouterst 338 79 15
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34
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00
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28
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77
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51
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12 grimesr 333 77 15
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34
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85
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00
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51
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00
13 MirandaM 330 75 15
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34
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69
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28
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00
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51
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14 ElendilPickle 309 72 00
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22
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36
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00
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18
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77
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51
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14 ecpekkle 309 72 15
28
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34
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22
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28
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77
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16 GoodmanDL 295 69 15
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34
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69
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36
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51
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17 Crow-T-Robot 277 67 15
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69
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06
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18
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18 RobinJRichards 276 65 00
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69
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89
19 RautY 273 63 15
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34
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22
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18
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51
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20 MoyseyC 269 61 15
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34
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22
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69
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06
00
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18
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00
00
21 AmmermanA 259 59 15
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34
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00
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36
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18
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51
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22 rwv37 243 57 15
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34
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22
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36
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00
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18
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00
00
23 lorijane 230 55 00
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06
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51
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24 srs 217 53 15
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51
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25 BeckerJ3 208 51 00
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26 KennellyA 202 50 15
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27 Michalle 201 48 15
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28 gaufqwi 200 45 15
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36
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18
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28 MorrisTA 200 45 00
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30 Nicole 199 42 15
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34
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31 BringMoreLegos 197 39 15
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22
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06
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31 MatchenD 197 39 15
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33 Timm 194 36 00
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34 helene 193 34 15
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35 felsenheldd 180 32 00
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36 griffism 178 30 15
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37 DreyfusB 176 28 15
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38 HightB 167 26 00
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39 Ren 164 24 00
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40 JCEurovision 160 22 15
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41 RalliP 158 20 15
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42 Vendy12 149 18 15
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43 HumbabaORiley 146 16 15
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44 HessJa 143 14 15
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45 jveditz 137 12 15
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46 PipkeR 134 10 00
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47 HoH 106 8 00
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48 TimL 100 6 00
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49 LeungT 97 4 15
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50 ArunH 58 2 00
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51 DouglasLovesVixey 49 1 00
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Questions:

What EUROPEAN COUNTRY saw the populist Five Star Movement win the most votes in parliamentary elections, but not enough to rule without a coalition partner?

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Italy

The USS Carl Vinson became the fist US aircraft carrier to visit what COUNTRY since 1975, doing so to increase visibility in and around the South China Sea?

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Vietnam

Christopher Steele, the author of the infamous dossier of negative information about Donald Trump, claimed that a senior Russian official used "unspecified channels" to request that what FORMER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE not be named Secretary of State, asking instead for someone more likely to reduce or remove sanctions levied due to the annexation of Crimea?

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Mitt Romney

An expedition financed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovered the wreckage of what AMERICAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER, scuttled after sustaining heavy damage during the Battle of the Coral Sea?

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USS Lexington

What RESTAURANT CHAIN announced it would start using fresh beef in roughly 14,000 of its US locations by June, citing the faster cooking time of fresh versus frozen beef and changing consumer tastes for the change?

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McDonalds

The American College of Physicians surprised other medical groups by calling for a less stringent A1C goal for people with what DISEASE, saying that the risks from being overly aggressive in lowering A1C were as important as those from having a too high A1C?

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diabetes

The White House announced that Donald Trump will meet in May with what WORLD LEADER, who invited Trump to talks regarding denuclearization?

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Kim Jong-Un

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the president of what COUNTRY and Africa's only female head of state, said she would step down after festivities marking the country's 50th anniversary due to an ongoing scandal involving her use of charitable donations to purchase personal items?

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Mauritius

What COUNTRY deployed special military units to address possible nerve agent contamination of public spaces after the poisoning of former Soviet military officer turned spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, reminiscent of the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko?

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Great Britain

In a speech to law enforcement officers in California, Attorney General Jeff Sessions railed against ways the state "directly and adversely impact the work of our federal officers," specifically mentioning what MAYOR, whose warning to constituents about an impending ICE raid Sessions claimed impeded 800 arrests?

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Libby Schaaf

Name EITHER PERSON whose path to canonization was cleared by Pope Francis this week, one a former pope who finalized the reforms of Vatican II while confirming the church's stance against artificial conception, the other a Salvadoran archbishop assassinated in 1980 by a right-wing death squad?

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Pope Paul VI or Oscar Romero

The US State Department issued a ban on government employees and a warning for tourists visiting what MEXICAN RESORT CITY after two incidents on local ferries involving explosives (including one blast that injured 25)?

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Playa del Carmen