People With Something in Common by BruceM

Champion(s):

KreitzerJ


Runner(s)-Up:

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Quiz Description

The first 11 people (but NOT your smith!) have something in common.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 10 58 41 72 55 77 62 65 53 39 70 50
1 KreitzerJ 502 98 15
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2 GoodmanDL 453 96 15
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3 KashyapN 445 92 15
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3 GrahamJ 445 92 15
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5 CoenM 441 89 15
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6 DreyfusB 439 86 15
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7 RalliP 427 84 15
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8 AnthonyBianca 411 80 15
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8 akambour 411 80 15
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10 TimL 403 77 15
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11 loganstarr 398 75 15
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12 NathanL 387 72 15
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13 GarciaD 385 70 15
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14 jnowell 379 67 15
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15 RautY 377 65 15
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16 rouquinne 372 63 15
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17 mbmason 339 60 15
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18 imogen 323 58 15
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19 HoH 298 55 15
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20 Michalle 297 53 15
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21 Nicole 293 51 15
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22 Steve 292 48 15
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23 denise517 290 46 15
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24 Longford 289 44 15
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25 LynchT 281 41 15
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26 ChrisRosenberg 273 39 15
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27 HortonR 222 36 15
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28 randalleng 220 34 15
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29 Marny 212 32 15
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30 PipkeR 168 29 15
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31 orwant 164 26 15
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31 KCrest 164 26 15
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33 Tarn 161 22 15
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34 SokolM 160 20 15
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35 JonesRW 146 17 15
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36 mathew5000 135 14 15
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36 PSUrose 135 14 15
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38 ShampooCell 88 10 00
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39 WatskyA 77 8 00
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40 ArunH 25 5 15
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41 DouglasLovesVixey 0 2 00
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41 RaskTM 0 2 00
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Questions:

What TV actor has played, among other roles, a baseball player turned bartender, a grouchy Bronx doctor, and a demonic "architect"?

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Ted Danson

Who sang the 1983 hit that contains these lyrics?

"'Cause they told me, when I was younger
Sayin' 'Boy, you're gonna be president'
But just like everything else, those old crazy dreams
Just kinda came and went"

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John Cougar Mellencamp

Which ABC News correspondent covered the White House from 1977-1989 (and again from 1998-1999)? After the retirement of David Brinkley, he and Cokie Roberts co-hosted This Week.

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Sam Donaldson

Who became San Francisco's first black female mayor in July 2018? She described herself as "the most pro-housing mayoral candidate in the race" and was endorsed by SF YIMBY ("Yes In My Back Yard").

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London Breed

What reality TV star (in a sense) wrote Don't Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It's Raining before accepting her signature TV role? If you don't remember her real name, we'll take her widely known moniker.

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Judy Sheindlin (or Judge Judy)

Which Black Panther (co-founder of the Illinois chapter) has represented the 1st congressional district of Illinois (including most of the south side of Chicago) since 1993?

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Bobby Rush

What fashion designer serves, along with Georgina Chapman and Alyssa Milano, as a judge on Project Runway All Stars? In 2002 he began designing for Target, although New York magazine once claimed that he had "twice the bitchiness of Michael Kors with half the wit."

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Isaac Mizrahi

Which former Secretary of the Navy shares his first and last name with a prominent neo-Nazi? (His middle name is Vaughn; the other guy, who once urged supporters to "party like it's 1933," has the middle name Bertrand.)

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Richard Spencer

What New York Times columnist, and proponent of "radical centrism," wrote both Thank You For Being Late and Longitudes and Attitudes?

One of Matt Taibbi's Rolling Stone readers observed that the latter anagrams to "Untitled Gas Station Dude," while another produced a graph in this man's honor titled "A Person’s Insight vs. Extent to Which They Are A Cab Driver."

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Thomas Friedman

Who co-stars with Jane Fonda on Grace and Frankie? Like Jane Fonda he has been repeatedly arrested at climate change protests in front of the Capitol building. Law & Order fans know him better as Jack McCoy.

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Sam Waterston

What venture capitalist (founder of Point Judith Capital) succeeded Lincoln Chafee to become the first female governor of Rhode Island?

She shares her surname with (but is no relation to) Justin, the late founder of the web site Antiwar.com.

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Gina Raimondo

The people from the previous 11 questions have something in common. Michael Douglas claims (dubiously?) that the late Kirk Douglas also shares that connection by virtue of Kirk Douglas's last words.

The connection in question (decidedly not shared by your smith) is in support of what person?

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Mike Bloomberg