The Week of October 18, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

LiptonM
Woof!


Runner(s)-Up:

grimesr

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 11 00 34 11 03 31 11 47 62 08 24 08
1 LiptonM 339 98 15
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31
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47
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62
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08
2 grimesr 327 94 15
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34
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47
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62
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00
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08
2 GoodmanDL 327 94 15
11
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34
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00
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47
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62
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08
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15
4 McGeeDean 324 89 15
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00
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11
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31
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47
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62
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08
4 cfcrd 324 89 15
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34
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31
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00
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62
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24
15
08
6 srs 312 85 15
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34
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11
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31
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47
00
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24
15
7 KonkelT 308 83 15
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34
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31
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00
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62
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08
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08
8 BClemens 306 80 15
11
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34
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11
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62
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08
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9 groug 304 78 15
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00
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47
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62
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08
10 DrSteveC 289 75 15
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34
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47
00
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24
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08
11 jveditz 286 73 15
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34
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62
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24
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08
12 UncleTed 281 70 15
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34
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47
00
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24
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13 TimL 276 67 15
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34
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11
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00
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00
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62
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08
14 RobinJRichards 273 65 15
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34
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03
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47
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00
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24
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15 SchiefelbeinM 265 61 15
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34
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00
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62
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00
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08
15 KPope 265 61 15
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34
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11
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08
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17 HortonR 263 56 15
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31
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17 Svoyager-11 263 56 15
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19 ecpekkle 253 52 15
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20 mwg 251 50 15
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21 DeeKay 232 47 15
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34
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22 GarciaD 230 44 15
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23 FauxD 224 42 00
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31
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24 HoodM 212 38 15
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24 JCEurovision 212 38 15
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26 SokolM 209 34 15
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27 Vendy12 207 32 15
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28 KlionskyG 206 29 15
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29 MattK 204 26 15
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30 Nicola 198 24 15
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31 LynchT 196 20 15
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31 TWright17 196 20 15
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33 helene 189 16 15
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34 KCrest 174 14 15
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35 DMTsurel 173 10 00
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35 Jonathan 173 10 15
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37 Tarn 171 6 15
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38 DouglasLovesVixey 64 3 00
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39 vepa1943 48 1 00
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Questions:

What US STATE recorded its own record wildfire, with the Cameron Peak fire having burned over 200,000 acres west of Fort Collins?

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Colorado

Donald Trump and Joe Biden had a much less raucous second debate, with some sparring over whether or not Biden would ban what PROCESS for extracting oil and natural gas? Biden opposes issuing new licenses for the process on federal land.

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fracking

The US removed what AFRICAN COUNTRY from its list of state sponsors or terrorism after it paid $335 million in compensation for the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya? The country had been on the list since 1993, when Osama bin Laden took up temporary residence in the country.

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Sudan

The New York Times reported that Donald Trump's tax returns showed that he has a business bank account in what COUNTRY, and that he paid over $188,000 in local taxes? The account was created as part of a plan to pursue real estate deals in Asia.

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China

The US Department of Justice filed an anti-trust lawsuit against what TECH COMPANY, saying its dominance in online search and digital advertising make it a monopoly?

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Google

The Osiris-Rex spacecraft collected a sample from what type of ASTRONOMICAL OBJECT, the first time the US has obtained material from this type of object?

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asteroid

What PERSONAL LAWYER TO DONALD TRUMP said he was tucking his pants in and not doing anything sexual during leaked footage from the new Borat movie that showed him lying on a bed with his hand down his pants?

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Rudy Giuliani

In a rare evening press conference, the FBI and national intelligence directors stated that what COUNTRY was behind a flurry of emails purporting to be from a white supremacist group, threatening Democrats to not vote for Joe Biden?

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Iran

Factions in what AFRICAN COUNTRY signed a UN-brokered cease-fire? Optimism over the agreement was tempered by the question of how thousands of mercenaries, mostly Syrian fighters deployed by Turkey and Russia on opposite sides, would be removed from the country.

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Libya

What POLITICIAN continued to campaign even though several members of his staff, including chief of staff Marc Short, tested positive for Covid-19? His campaign argued that they could skip quarantine and continue campaigning as he is considered essential personnel under federal guidelines.

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Mike Pence

What CREDIT CARD COMPANY repotted a 39 percent drop in revenue for the fourth quarter, due to decreased spending by well-to-do and business cardholders? They also reported fewer cardholders, down from 93 million last year to 90.8 this year.

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American Express

What WORLD LEADER drew attention by voicing support for same-sex civil unions? His statement appeared in a documentary, but was from an interview given last year that some accuse was censored at the time.

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Pope Francis