The Week of August 25, 2019 by CoenM

Champion(s):

srs
Truck Fump

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 LorinBurte 365 98 15
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1 srs 365 98 15
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3 ecpekkle 348 96 15
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4 RichmondJ 346 94 15
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5 GarciaD 338 93 15
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6 MoyseyC 334 91 15
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7 RosenthalM 331 90 15
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8 BarthR 330 88 15
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9 ChrisRosenberg 322 87 15
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10 PrestonC 315 85 15
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10 GoodmanDL 315 85 15
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12 TaylorMA 314 82 15
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12 NullDiggity 314 82 15
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14 IyerM 309 79 15
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14 onetruepanda 309 79 15
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16 TWright17 308 77 15
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17 lshultz82 303 75 15
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18 NathanL 301 74 15
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19 loganstarr 300 72 15
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19 imogen 300 72 15
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21 BClemens 297 69 15
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22 grimesr 291 68 15
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23 DeeKay 285 65 15
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23 LynchT 285 65 00
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23 ElendilPickle 285 65 15
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26 MartinJ2 282 62 15
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27 RobinJRichards 281 61 00
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28 MattK 280 59 15
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29 mbmason 278 58 15
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30 akambour 276 56 15
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31 hypotactic 274 54 15
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31 watkinsAF 274 54 15
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33 DreyfusB 270 52 00
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34 orwant 263 50 00
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35 TimL 257 49 15
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36 CarthyP 255 47 15
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37 KingJA 254 46 00
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38 Vendy12 248 44 15
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38 Michalle 248 44 00
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40 denise517 247 41 15
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41 Ren 245 39 15
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41 MatchenD 245 39 15
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43 Nicole 239 37 15
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44 HortonR 236 36 15
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45 dghunter79 230 34 15
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46 jnowell 224 33 15
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47 Matto 222 31 00
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48 YuC 216 30 15
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49 Tarn 215 28 15
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50 jc90 214 27 15
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51 BringMoreLegos 212 25 00
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52 WatskyA 206 24 00
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53 KPope 201 22 15
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54 FauxD 199 19 00
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54 JCEurovision 199 19 15
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54 MitchellWA 199 19 15
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57 StanleyP 193 16 15
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58 ArunH 189 15 00
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59 HumbabaORiley 187 13 15
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60 MirandaM 183 12 15
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61 gaufqwi 177 11 15
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62 paperclipracket 165 9 00
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63 HightB 157 8 15
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64 PSUrose 154 6 00
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65 HanleyS 147 5 00
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66 Atomiccoffey 144 3 15
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67 helene 143 2 00
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68 DouglasLovesVixey 132 1 00
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Questions:

Brazil said it would reject $22 million in aid to combat wildfires in the Amazon unless it came with an apology from what WORLD LEADER, who has been critical of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the crisis (and approach towards climate issues in general)?

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Emanuel Macron

UK prime minister Boris Johnson suspended parliament in a move known by what TERM, which refers to the period between the end of one session and the State Opening of the next session? Ostensibly done to announce a new domestic agenda, the suspension is seen by many as a move to force Brexit.

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prorogation

What HURRICANE grew to a category 5 storm after skirting Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, while slowly making its way towards the US mainland?

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Dorian

The Democratic National Committee rejected plans by both Iowa and Nevada to hold virtual versions of what ELECTORAL PROCESS, which typically require several hours to complete, over hacking concerns?

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caucus

The US Environmental Protection Agency announced it was rolling back rules requiring oil companies to inspect for and repair leaks of what GREENHOUSE GAS, which can trap up to 86 times more heat than carbon dioxide?

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methane

What COUNTRY held a "Kashmir hour" on Friday, with schools and businesses emptying to show their support for the region and anger with India for their recent treatment of the region?

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Pakistan

What ASSASSIN of Robert F. Kennedy was stabbed in prison by a fellow inmate? The motive for the stabbing is still under investigation.

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Sirhan Sirhan

Donald Trump came under fire for tweeting a photo of a rocket launch site in what COUNTRY, taken by either a classified satellite or drone?

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Iran

A study suggested that doctors in the US may be over-rejecting what ORGAN for transplant, contributing to the 9 percent of patients who die on the waitlist for receiving a transplant?

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kidney

Your HallR mini-theme(TM) of the week: Vantz. What NEW YORK TIMES COLUMNIST complained to the provost of George Washington University when a faculty member said on Twitter that he was a "metaphorical bedbug," a joke based on recent reports of bedbugs in the newsroom?

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Bret Stephens

After suggesting what GOLF RESORT as the site of the next G7 meeting, Donald Trump (who owns it, of course) denied reports that the resort had bedbugs, even though they settled a 2016 lawsuit over alleged bedbug bites?

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(Trump National) Doral (Miami)

What TWITTER EXECUTIVE had his account hacked, with several racist message posted under his account before Twitter could get it back under their control?

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Jack Dorsey