Year in Review: 2013 by RoseM2

Champion(s):

diana


Runner(s)-Up:

EtebariM


Quiz Description

Let's turn back the dial a bit, and take a look at the year before last. Memories of these events should still be fresh, though many will likely exist in that niggling "I KNOW I used to know this" zone. Medium difficulty, except for the aforementioned "AAAARRRRGGGGG" moments.

Full Results:

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1 diana 516 98 15
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2 EtebariM 382 94 15
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3 MercureT 308 90 00
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4 SheahanJ 304 87 00
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5 HulkaE 281 83 15
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6 thewolftm 263 79 00
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7 MangaserA 252 75 00
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8 PolinskyL 248 72 15
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9 JordanG 229 68 15
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10 SChu 225 64 00
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11 Matto 219 61 00
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12 RaiaB 218 57 00
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13 BeanA 200 53 15
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14 ChrisRosenberg 192 50 00
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15 GilchM 177 46 00
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16 epeecurean 159 42 00
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17 RobinJRichards 155 38 00
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18 GrahamJ 136 33 00
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18 GoldsteinB 136 33 00
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20 RichmondJ 132 27 00
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21 CamMacInnis 128 24 00
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22 randalleng 125 20 00
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23 ConnorA 117 16 00
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24 FrankensteinP 114 12 15
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25 quarterrican 99 9 15
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26 AdamK 84 3 00
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26 BeningoS 84 3 00
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Questions:

In 2013, Anthony Weiner – or rather, ♫Carlos d-d-d-d-Danger!♫ – got busted sexting with a woman who had what totally stripper-sounding, but totally real and legal name?

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Sydney Leathers

Sharknado was a thing that happened in 2013. It was also arguably the high point for what lead actress’s career? Personally, I’d argue it fell somewhere between her roles in “The Big Lebowski” and “American Pie 2.”

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Tara Reid

After Nelson Mandela’s death on December 5, 2013, mourners sang and celebrated outside Mandela’s longtime home in what outer district of Johannesburg?

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Soweto

We all watched the drama unfold as star football player Manti Te’o found out he'd been catfished by internet prankster Ronaiah Tuiasosopo. Since I can’t in good conscience ask you to spell either of those names, I’d like to know: what school did Mani Te’o play for?

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Notre Dame

What former pop star wrote an open letter to Miley Cyrus following her controversial performance at the 2013 VMAs, with a warning that music executives “will prostitute you for all you are worth ... and when you end up in rehab as a result of being prostituted, ‘they’ will be sunning themselves on their yachts in Antigua, which they bought by selling your body and you will find yourself very alone.”?

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Sinead O'Connor

Human cringe-machine Justin Bieber nearly caused an international incident in June when Germany demanded $10,000 and threatened to bar him from re-entering the country after he left WHAT in a Munich hotel room?

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his pet monkey

What rail station celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2013? It opened as the world’s largest rail terminal in 1913, and is the sixth most-visited tourist attraction in the world.

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Grand Central Terminal

Dedicated as always to truthiness, by what name did Fox News refer to the 2013 government shutdown?

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The "government slimdown"

What world power withdrew from the UN Convention to Combat Desertification in May 2013, making it the only UN member state not participating in the agreement?

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Canada

What work of art sold for a cool $142.4 million at auction in March of 2013, breaking the world record for most expensive painting sold at auction--a record set the year before by Edward Munch’s “The Scream”? (It was just ousted from the #1 slot this past May, by the $179 million sale of Picasso's Les Femmes d'Alger ("Version O").) Painting and artist both, please.

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Three Studies of Lucian Freud, by Francis Bacon

What philosopher, who held the distinction of being the second most-cited American legal scholar of the twentieth century, passed away in February 2013 at the age of 81?

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Ronald Dworkin

A peace deal between the government and Tuareg rebels was signed on 18 June 2013 in what country?

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Mali