The Week of September 13, 2015 by CoenM

Champion(s):

WellsW
If you ain't first, you're last


Runner(s)-Up:

KelsoT
I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Quiz Description

Answer these questions about stuff that happened during the week of September 13, 2015.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 WellsW 507 99 15
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2 KelsoT 436 97 15
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3 gregariouschinchilla 428 96 15
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4 ChernicoffS 426 94 15
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5 FlaxmanR 366 92 15
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6 HightB 360 91 15
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7 MarcotteM 351 89 15
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8 MorrisK 345 88 15
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9 thorsleyd 339 86 15
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10 srs 338 84 15
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11 AdelmanM 334 83 15
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12 CarterBurke 332 81 15
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13 ThomasR 327 80 15
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14 FrankensteinP 326 78 15
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15 Dynomutt 323 76 15
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16 Commodore 319 75 15
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17 SochackiA 315 73 15
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18 VaccaD 314 72 15
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19 AdamK 308 70 15
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20 GoodmanDL 307 69 15
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21 MattK 294 67 15
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22 WolfischL 291 65 15
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23 tdalesan 284 64 15
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24 GoldsteinB 268 61 15
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24 helitzur 268 61 15
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24 KingJA 268 61 15
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27 creedofhubris 266 57 00
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28 ChrisRosenberg 264 56 15
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29 CooperJ 259 54 15
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30 Okrent 251 53 15
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31 felsenheldd 247 51 15
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32 PlotkinD 243 50 15
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33 ElendilPickle 239 48 15
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34 PotatoD 232 46 00
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35 John 228 45 15
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36 MoyseyC 220 43 15
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37 jp8635 214 42 15
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38 jefe 213 40 15
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39 IrwinK 203 38 15
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40 twarner50 199 37 15
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41 GilchM 195 35 15
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42 JohnD 194 34 15
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43 BeningoS 193 32 15
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44 OrrenH 190 30 15
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45 Kristen 186 29 15
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46 RaiaB 184 26 15
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46 PalmiterA 184 26 15
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48 ConnorA 179 24 15
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49 BruceM 169 23 15
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50 LairdM 160 21 15
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51 minarik15 156 19 15
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52 McGeeDean 150 18 15
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53 HoH 148 16 15
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54 AllenJ 141 15 15
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55 drakethatsme 138 13 00
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56 GersonA 133 11 00
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57 quarterrican 129 10 15
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58 ToporoffS 120 8 15
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59 randalleng 119 7 00
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60 phelanguist 111 5 15
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61 HallW 104 3 15
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62 WatsonG 69 2 15
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63 JonesRW 46 1 15
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Questions:

The Republicans running for President of the United States had their second debate, at the library of WHAT FORMER PRESIDENT?

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Ronald Reagan

WHAT COUNTRY was rocked by a 8.3 magnitude earthquake, triggering tsunami warnings as far away as Hawaii?

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Chile

Pope Francis began a 10 day trip to the Americas with a visit to WHAT COUNTRY, which was last visited by a pope when Benedict XVI went there in 2012?

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Cuba

Leslie Allen Merritt Jr. was arrested in connection to some of the of shootings along a stretch of WHAT INTERSTATE?

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I-10

What TV SHOW ended its 53 year run with a star-studded episode that honored the show's cast, staff, and host, born Mario Kreutzberger?

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Sabado Gigante

A study from the VA and Boston University reported that 87 of 91 brains of former NFL players examined showed signs of what DEGENERATIVE DISEASE?

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CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy)

President Obama, MIT, and Facebook (among others) invited WHAT TEEN to visit after he was handcuffed for bringing a homemade clock to his school?

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Ahmed Mohamed

Developer Marco Arment removed WHAT APP from the Apple Store three days after launching, an ad-blocking app that Arment felt unduly hurt developers dependent on ad revenue?

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Peace

Jeopardy contestant Talia Lavin got Alex Trebeck to say WHAT NAME, a pseudonym adopted by Burt Reynolds (played by Norm Macdonald) on a Celebrity Jeopary skit from SNL?

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Turd Ferguson

Eric Fanning was nominated by President Obama to become the secretary of WHAT BRANCH OF THE US MILITARY, the first openly gay person nominated for such a post?

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Army

Name ANY THREE of the five cities the IOC named as finalists to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Los Angeles, Rome, Paris, Budapest, Hamburg

What AFRICAN NATION suffered a military coup, sparked by the detention of interim president Michel Kafando and prime minister Isaac Zida by presidential guards?

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Burkina Faso