The Week of May 13, 2018 by CoenM

Champion(s):

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Runner(s)-Up:

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 04 38 06 60 66 06 72 38 64 15 40 26
1 BarthR 482 99 15
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72
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2 LorinBurte 468 98 15
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72
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64
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3 Vicun-YAH 434 96 15
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64
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4 srs 420 95 15
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72
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64
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5 BClemens 416 94 15
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60
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72
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6 Shosin 401 92 15
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7 travis 399 90 15
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72
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64
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7 grimesr 399 90 15
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66
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64
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9 MoyseyC 382 88 15
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10 HessJa 369 87 15
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72
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11 KelsoT 360 86 15
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72
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12 Ren 356 84 15
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13 LiptonM 353 83 15
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14 RauscherM 351 82 15
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15 energydelay 347 80 15
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16 RichmondJ 338 79 15
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17 ChrisRosenberg 335 78 15
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18 GoodmanDL 332 76 15
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19 Michalle 327 74 15
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19 ClouseBrian 327 74 15
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21 RobinJRichards 325 72 15
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22 gregariouschinchilla 318 71 15
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23 apeekrtr 315 70 15
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24 MartinJ2 311 68 15
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25 LivenickT 306 67 15
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26 EggCzar 305 64 15
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26 DreyfusB 305 64 15
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26 CourtneyKhaaaaaan 305 64 15
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29 akambour 301 62 15
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38
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30 KashyapN 300 60 15
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31 Commodore 280 59 15
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32 NullDiggity 277 58 15
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33 bev48 269 56 15
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34 MirandaM 268 55 15
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35 PrestonC 267 54 15
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36 morbeedo 262 52 15
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36 IyerM 262 52 15
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38 leftic 260 50 15
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39 GarciaD 254 48 15
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40 NatashaBB 252 47 15
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41 Svoyager-11 250 45 15
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41 Timm 250 45 15
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43 OrientalWiz 248 43 00
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44 Vendy12 242 42 15
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45 jveditz 231 40 15
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46 helene 230 39 15
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47 ecpekkle 228 38 15
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48 GrahamJ 222 36 15
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48 Nicole 222 36 15
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50 felsenheldd 218 34 15
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51 JudyD 213 32 15
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51 MartaMJackson 213 32 15
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53 TimL 193 30 15
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54 DreierR 189 28 15
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54 JCEurovision 189 28 15
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56 ElendilPickle 186 26 15
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57 ArunH 183 24 00
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58 DFisher 177 23 15
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59 Crow-T-Robot 172 22 15
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60 MitchellWA 158 20 15
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61 KleinJ 156 19 15
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62 BeningoS 155 18 15
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63 DouglasLovesVixey 145 16 00
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64 Jecrwin 144 15 15
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65 MatchenD 142 14 15
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66 jnowell 131 12 15
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67 BringMoreLegos 129 11 15
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68 GuptaAMajor 123 9 15
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68 HightB 123 9 15
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70 MatherV 121 7 15
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71 KPope 111 6 15
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72 PipkeR 89 4 15
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73 Mudrak 61 2 15
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73 Shanth 61 2 15
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75 GarstJ 40 1 15
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Questions:

Protests in which over 40 Palestinians were killed marred the opening of the US embassy in what ISRAELI CITY?

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Jerusalem

What COUNTRY saw an uptick in terrorist attacks linked to ISIS, with families attacking a church and a police station in Surabaya, and an attack on a police station by four men wielding swords?

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Indonesia

What AUTHOR, identified with New Journalism and known for books including The Right Stuffand Bonfire of the Vanities passed away at age 88?

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Tom Wolfe

While not a strike or a walkout per se, what US STATE saw its public school teachers hold a "March for Students and Rally for Respect" in its capital, with a million-plus public school students getting the day off as a result?

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North Carolina

The US Senate approved a measure that would protect the net neutrality rules implemented by the Obama administration thanks to three Republicans who voted for the measure, including what LOUISIANA SENATOR who based his vote on how much he trusts his cable TV company?

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John Kennedy

In spite of a contentious confirmation hearing, the full US Senate voted for confirm Gina Haspel as the director of what US AGENCY?

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Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

The US Food and Drug Administration approved the injectable drug Amovig as the first drug designed to prevent the chronic type of what AILMENT, which is estimated to affect 10 million Americans, most notably in women and people in their 30s?

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migraine headaches

A domestic flight heading to Holguin crashed shortly after takeoff from what COUNTRY's national capital, killing 110?

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Cuba

The confirmation of multiple cases of Ebola virus in Mbandaka, a port city of over 1 million in what AFRICAN COUNTRY, raised fears of the disease spreading to neighboring countries?

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

This week's HallR mini-theme (TM): Smooth Operators. Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure on what ORGAN, which kept her in the hospital for most of the week?

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kidney

What FORMER SENATE MAJORITY LEADER underwent surgery to remove a pancreatic tumor, which was detected during routine screening?

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Harry Reid

And, of course, we couldn't let the week pass without a question on the royal wedding; Upon marrying, Queen Elizabeth II made Prince Harry the duke of WHAT, the name of an historic county in England's southeast bordered by Kent, Surrey, Hampshire, and the English Channel?

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Sussex