Mystery Theme... again by AllenJ

Champion(s):

DixonD
Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas.


Runner(s)-Up:

SchroederS
Windmills do not work that way! Good night!


Quiz Description

Mystery Theme - We all know how these work.

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 45 60 65 28 58 58 13 70 38 75 48 80
1 DixonD 424 98 15
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2 SchroederS 397 96 15
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3 CastagnaP 396 93 15
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4 AdelmanM 383 91 15
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5 MarcotteM 381 88 15
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6 PerryS 376 86 00
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7 HessJa 359 83 15
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8 chc 356 81 15
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9 LujanP 339 78 15
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10 Tortoise 331 76 00
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11 WareD 324 72 00
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11 BeningoS 324 72 00
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13 twarner50 322 68 00
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14 MeyerS 321 65 15
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14 Matto 321 65 15
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16 MatherV 319 60 15
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16 BanksL 319 60 15
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18 ConnorA 299 56 15
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19 OlewnickB 297 53 00
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20 SusannahBrooks 296 51 15
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21 randalleng 284 48 15
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22 PlotkinD 274 45 15
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22 HightB 274 45 15
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24 Okrent 262 41 00
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25 BruceM 252 38 15
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31 BoulierJ 193 23 00
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32 MoyseyC 166 21 15
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33 WeikleB 154 17 00
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33 AdamK 154 17 00
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35 KingJA 144 13 00
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Questions:

Non-fictional alumni of what highly competitive workplace program include Regis Philbin, Joan Rivers, Michael Eisner, Lara Spencer, Ted Koppel, and Aubrey Plaza, but not Kenneth Parcell?

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NBC Page Program

In 1926 the Virginia State Legislature regulated usage of a specific form of food product to those "cut from the carcasses of peanut-fed hogs, raised in the peanut-belt of the Commonwealth of Virginia or the State of North Carolina, and which are cured, treated and smoked in..." what Virginia town?

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Smithfield

Born with the name Peter Gene Hernandez, what musician's debut studio album was titled, "Doo-Wops & Hooligans?"

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Bruno Mars

What American television show is centered upon John and Olivia, John's parents Zeb and Esther, and their seven sons, especially the eldest, John Jr.?

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The Waltons

What whistled song often marks the arrival of Omar Little on "The Wire?"

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The Farmer in the Dell

He won a national championship and the Most Outstanding Player award as a freshman, and stayed in school all four years for Denny Crum. Who was selected first overall in the 1989 NBA draft?

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Pervis Ellison

What man followed Abe Beame as mayor of New York City, and was followed, three terms later, by David Dinkins?

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Ed Koch

At the 2015 University of Miami commencement, what honorary Doctor of Music told the graduates, "It's time to see the world, time to kiss a girl, and time to cross that wide meridian?"

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Jimmy Buffett

The sports teams of the United States Military Academy share what two-word team name?

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Black Knights

Many of this author's science fiction works are set in the Uplift universe, but "The Postman" was set in a post-apocalyptic United States.

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David Brin

The full title of what work of art continues with "Central Park, New York, 1979-2005?"

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The Gates

The answers you have produced all refer to the names of one or more people in the top 25 slots of the 2015 version of a yearly list. Name ONE person from the top 25, NOT referenced here.

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Michael Bloomberg, Mark Zuckerberg, Sheldon Adelson, Jeff Bezos, Carl Icahn, George Soros, Steve Ballmer, Leonard Blavatnik