The Week of July 8, 2018 by CoenM

Champion(s):

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Runner(s)-Up:

AmmermanA
Ask me about my Latin motto contest.


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 72 22 06 10 25 45 66 60 39 75 66 10
1 BarthR 498 99 15
72
15
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45
15
66
15
60
15
15
75
15
15
2 AmmermanA 418 97 15
72
15
22
15
15
00
15
15
15
60
15
39
15
75
00
15
3 BClemens 406 96 15
15
22
15
15
15
15
45
00
15
60
15
39
15
75
15
15
4 gregariouschinchilla 400 95 00
00
15
15
15
25
00
15
66
15
60
15
39
15
75
15
15
5 LorinBurte 391 92 15
15
15
15
15
25
15
15
66
15
60
00
00
15
75
15
15
5 KonkelT 391 92 15
72
15
15
15
15
25
15
45
00
15
60
15
39
00
15
15
5 Timm 391 92 15
72
15
15
15
15
25
15
45
00
15
60
15
39
00
15
15
8 grimesr 388 89 15
72
15
22
15
15
15
15
45
15
15
60
15
39
00
00
15
9 travis 383 87 15
15
22
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15
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25
15
45
15
15
60
15
00
15
66
15
10 srs 379 86 00
00
15
15
15
25
15
45
00
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60
15
39
15
75
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15
11 HightB 362 85 15
72
00
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15
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25
15
45
00
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60
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15
15
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10
12 akambour 357 83 15
15
22
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15
10
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25
15
15
15
60
15
15
75
00
15
13 EggCzar 350 82 15
15
15
15
10
15
25
15
15
66
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60
15
39
00
00
15
14 TaylorMA 347 80 00
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22
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45
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60
00
15
75
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15
10
15 MirandaM 336 79 00
00
15
06
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00
00
00
15
60
15
39
15
75
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66
15
16 KingJA 335 77 00
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10
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25
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66
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60
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39
00
00
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17 AnthonyBianca 332 76 00
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22
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15
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66
00
15
39
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75
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15
10
18 jveditz 322 75 15
72
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25
00
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66
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00
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39
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00
15
19 Svoyager-11 317 73 00
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22
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45
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39
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66
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20 MartinJ2 312 72 15
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45
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60
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00
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21 HallR 297 70 15
72
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10
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25
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00
00
00
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75
00
15
10
22 ElendilPickle 294 69 15
72
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22
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25
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45
00
15
00
00
00
15
10
23 apeekrtr 290 67 00
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45
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00
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75
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10
24 GoodmanDL 279 66 00
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45
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00
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60
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39
00
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25 helene 275 65 15
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06
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25
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00
00
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39
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75
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15
10
26 KPope 270 63 00
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00
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39
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66
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10
27 McClintockJ 267 61 00
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22
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60
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10
27 orwant 267 61 00
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60
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00
29 tomasnomas 264 59 00
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39
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30 HessJa 263 57 00
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66
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31 DreyfusB 260 55 00
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10
31 griffism 260 55 15
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39
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33 mellyjo 257 53 00
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34 DeeKay 255 52 00
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35 Vicun-YAH 251 50 00
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39
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36 Michalle 246 48 00
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36 rouquinne 246 48 00
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38 ecpekkle 240 46 00
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39 TimL 236 45 00
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40 felsenheldd 231 43 00
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41 IyerM 230 42 00
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42 paperclipracket 226 40 00
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42 RichmondJ 226 40 00
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44 Ren 221 37 00
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45 Vendy12 210 36 15
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39
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46 GarstJ 197 35 00
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47 RauscherM 196 33 00
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48 Faith 187 32 00
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49 allisonmotto 184 30 00
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39
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50 Nicholas 179 29 15
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51 JCEurovision 177 27 00
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39
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52 LittmanM 176 26 00
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53 YuC 173 25 00
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54 GarciaD 165 23 00
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55 RabinK 161 22 00
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56 IvixorB 157 20 00
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57 NatashaBB 148 19 00
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58 BringMoreLegos 141 17 00
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59 ADSanchez 140 16 00
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60 RonningD 130 15 15
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61 Nicole 126 13 00
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62 MitchellWA 123 12 00
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63 Tarn 120 10 00
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64 DFisher 108 9 00
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65 ArunH 100 7 00
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66 FauxD 86 6 00
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67 Crow-T-Robot 80 5 00
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68 ericddixon 71 3 00
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69 DouglasLovesVixey 15 2 00
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70 WeaverR 0 1 00
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Questions:

Shrugging off North Korea's characterization of a "ganster-like mindset" in negotiationns, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested that they follow the example of what other ASIAN NATION, claiming its improved ties with the US have been a critical part of its recent economic boom?

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Vietnam

The US embassy in what CARIBBEAN COUNTRY instructed Americans to shelter in place to avoid violence from protests over fuel price hikes, even though a temporary suspension in price hikes was announced by prime minister Jack Guy Lafontant?

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Haiti

Twelve players and the coach of a soccer team were rescued from a cave in what COUNTRY, where they had been stuck for weeks due to flooding?

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Thailand

Donald Trump nominated what JUDGE of the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to replace Anthony Kennedy on the US Supreme Court?

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Brett Kavanaugh

What FOREIGN MINISTER resigned from UK prime minister Theresa May's cabinet, stating that he could not support the Brexit plan approved by the entire cabinet just days before his resignation?

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Boris Johnson

At the NATO summit, Donald Trump promoted the idea that members should spend what PERCENTAGE of their GDP on defense, even though most members haven’t yet met the 2% guideline?

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4 percent

A tablet believed to date to the Roman era, unearthed near the site of the temple of Zeus in Olympia, is believed to be the oldest example of text from what EPIC POEM?

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The Odyssey

The US Justice Department announced the indictment of a dozen Russians working for what MILITARY INTELLIGENCE AGENCY who hacked the DNC and Clinton campaign email servers and stole sensitive communications in an attempt to damage the Clinton campaign? Please give the agency’s common English three-letter abbreviation.

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GRU

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif returned to what COUNTRY to start a 10 year jail term for corruption (he’s appealing) and to support his party in what’s been a deadly run-up to elections later in July?

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Pakistan

This week’s HallR mini-theme (tm): Food-borne Illness and/or Racism: It’s What’s for Dinner. The CDC linked an outbreak of salmonella to what BREAKFAST CEREAL, which Kellogg’s voluntarily recalled in mid-June after nearly 100 cases of the illness were reported?

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Honey Smacks

What RESTAURANT CHAIN pulled salad from nearly 3000 outlets after over 100 cases of cyclospora illness were reported across the American midwest?

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McDonalds

What PIZZA CHAIN saw its founder resign as chairman of the board and announced his name and likeness would be removed from all branding, due to the revelation that he used a racial slur during a conference call on media training?

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Papa John’s