The Week of January 13, 2019 by CoenM

Champion(s):

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Runner(s)-Up:

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 14 11 09 28 59 38 00 49 45 52 71 80
1 LorinBurte 484 99 15
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2 BarthR 462 97 15
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80
3 MoyseyC 436 95 15
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52
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71
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80
4 EggCzar 427 93 15
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5 srs 408 92 15
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6 RichmondJ 369 90 15
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28
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7 HessJa 366 88 15
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71
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8 hypotactic 359 87 15
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9 KonkelT 356 85 00
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10 jonah 344 83 15
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11 akambour 340 81 15
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12 Ren 330 80 15
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13 TimL 317 78 15
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14 EdwardsT 306 76 15
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15 IyerM 295 75 15
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16 WareD 285 71 15
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16 DeeKay 285 71 15
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16 KPope 285 71 15
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19 jveditz 282 68 15
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20 YuC 277 66 00
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21 Crow-T-Robot 275 63 15
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21 tomasnomas 275 63 15
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23 grimesr 270 61 15
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24 GarciaD 269 59 15
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25 RobinJRichards 268 56 15
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25 BClemens 268 56 15
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27 Michalle 266 54 15
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28 ElendilPickle 251 52 15
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29 Commodore 246 50 15
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30 AmmermanA 245 49 15
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31 Svoyager-11 242 47 15
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32 Nicole 236 45 15
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33 Timm 233 43 15
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34 DreyfusB 226 42 15
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35 Vendy12 219 40 15
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36 LynchT 214 37 00
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36 ArunH 214 37 00
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38 RalliP 212 35 15
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39 DreierR 200 33 15
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40 BelalS 191 31 15
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41 FauxD 187 30 15
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42 HightB 184 27 15
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42 gaufqwi 184 27 15
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44 DFisher 176 25 15
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45 GarstJ 171 22 15
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45 JCEurovision 171 22 00
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47 McClintockJ 168 19 15
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48 reallydumb4real 159 18 15
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49 MattK 148 16 15
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50 LeungT 147 14 15
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51 Tarn 146 12 15
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52 MilesTeg 143 11 15
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53 JennyV 130 9 15
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54 PipkeR 125 7 00
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55 HirschO 123 6 15
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56 MatherV 95 4 00
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57 BringMoreLegos 83 2 15
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58 DouglasLovesVixey 41 1 00
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Questions:

An impasse over class sizes and the size of a pay increase led to a strike by over 30,000 teachers and school personnel in what US CITY, whose school district is keeping its 600,000 students in school by using a mix of volunteers, substitutes, and district office staff as teachers?

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Los Angeles

Rome's city council and the Vatican are at odds about the coins fished out of what LANDMARK? The roughly 1.5 million Euros collected each year have typically gone to a Catholic charity to help the poor, but the city council wants the money to tackle infrastructure repairs.

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Trevi Fountain

After yet another interview where he defended being a white nationalist, what IOWA CONGRESSMAN was stripped of his committee assignments?

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Steve King

Ignoring warnings by Israel and the US - who argued that it was a ballistic missile test in disguise - what COUNTRY launched a rocket hoping to put a communications satellite named Payam into orbit, only to have the rocket's third stage fail?

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Iran

The UK’s House of Commons handed prime minister Theresa May the largest loss for a sitting government in history, when the Brexit deal lost by HOW MANY VOTES (within 20)? The House of Commons has 650 members.

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230

While the terror group al Shabaab is most associated with Somalia, the group claimed responsibility for an attack on a hotel and office complex in what CAPITAL CITY, where it attacked a mall in 2013 and Garissa University in 2015?

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Nairobi

Nancy Pelosi asked Donald Trump to submit in writing or reschedule the planned live version of what ANNUAL EVENT until after the government shutdown is resolved?

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State of the Union

What UTILITY COMPANY announced it planned to enter bankruptcy in order to deal with lawsuits filed over wildfires in 2017 and 2018 while still providing power for its customers?

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Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)

The field of candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary grew again when what US SENATOR announced that she would run on The Late Late Show with Stephen Colbert?

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Kristin Gillibrand

Your HallR mini theme (TM) this week: In the Pipeline. A leak in a fuel pipeline in what COUNTRY turned deadly when it caught fire, killing 85?

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Mexico

ELN rebels in what SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY claimed responsibility for bombing an oil pipeline and a car bombing that killed 22 in the nation’s capital?

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Colombia

Gasoline was also key in protests in what AFRICAN COUNTRY, where the government hiked the price to nearly $13 a gallon due to scarcity?

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Zimbabwe