The Week of September 12, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

RobinJRichards
How many days until May?


Runner(s)-Up:

ecpekkle

Tarn
I know my months


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 21 04 35 66 21 25 45 69 66 32 35 14
1 RobinJRichards 417 98 15
15
15
15
66
15
21
00
15
45
15
69
15
66
00
15
15
2 Tarn 371 93 15
21
15
15
00
15
00
15
45
15
69
15
66
00
15
35
15
2 ecpekkle 371 93 15
15
04
15
15
66
15
15
25
15
45
00
15
66
15
15
15
4 HortonR 368 87 15
15
15
15
66
15
15
25
15
45
15
00
15
32
15
35
15
5 TaylorMA 334 84 15
15
15
00
15
21
00
15
45
00
15
66
15
32
15
35
15
6 SokolM 330 81 15
15
00
00
15
15
15
45
15
69
00
15
32
15
35
15
14
7 TWright17 321 77 15
15
04
15
15
66
15
21
15
15
45
00
00
15
15
35
15
8 MattK 311 74 15
15
15
35
15
66
15
15
25
15
00
15
15
15
35
00
00
9 DarthPace 305 70 00
00
15
15
35
15
15
21
15
15
45
15
69
00
15
00
15
10 Timm 296 67 15
21
15
00
00
00
15
21
15
15
15
69
15
15
15
35
15
11 Matto 289 63 15
15
04
00
00
15
66
15
00
15
45
15
69
00
00
00
15
12 Squidpickles 269 60 15
21
15
15
00
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21
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25
15
00
00
15
32
15
35
15
13 groug 265 56 15
21
15
04
15
00
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15
25
15
45
00
00
15
15
35
15
14 KlionskyG 259 53 15
15
15
00
00
15
15
25
15
45
15
69
00
00
00
00
15
15 KPope 256 50 15
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15
35
00
00
15
15
00
00
15
66
15
15
35
00
00
16 helene 246 46 00
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04
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15
66
00
15
25
00
00
00
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32
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15
14
17 jveditz 237 43 15
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15
00
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25
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45
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00
00
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32
00
00
15
18 GoodmanDL 232 39 15
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00
00
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00
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21
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25
00
00
15
66
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15
15
19 JCEurovision 231 36 15
21
15
04
15
35
15
66
00
15
00
00
00
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00
00
15
20 LynchT 222 32 15
21
15
04
15
00
00
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25
00
00
00
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32
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35
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21 GarciaD 218 29 15
21
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25
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32
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35
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22 Vendy12 205 25 15
21
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04
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25
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00
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00
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35
15
23 gaufqwi 190 22 00
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04
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21
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25
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35
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24 DeeKay 177 18 15
21
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35
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21
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25
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00
00
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00
25 GovindGrewal 172 15 15
21
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04
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25
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15
32
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26 DouglasLovesVixey 171 12 00
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66
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45
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27 randalleng 163 8 15
21
15
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32
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35
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28 JamesDenny 160 5 00
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04
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35
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21
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25
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00
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29 AnthonyBianca 0 1 00
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00

Questions:

What DEMOCRATIC US SENATOR stated that he would not vote for the social stimulus bill that would spend $3.5 trillion over 10 years, later stating the he preferred a "strategic pause" that would delay the bill to 2022?

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Joe Manchin

California voters rejected the recall of what GOVERNOR by a nearly 2 to 1 margin?

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Gavin Newsom

What EUROPEAN COUNTRY saw its Labor party, led by Jonas Gahr Støre, win the greatest number of seats in its parliament, ending the 8 year term of prime minister Ema Solberg?

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Norway

Palisades Tahoe is the new name for the California ski resort that hosted the Winter Olympics in what YEAR?

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1960

A Wall Street Journal report revealed that an internal Facebook study found that what APP had negative impacts on teenage girls, noting that roughly a third of users in the group felt worse about their bodies after using the app?

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Instagram

What COUNTRY recalled its ambassadors to the US and Australia after a new security alliance led Australia to cancel a contact with the country for conventionally-powered submarines in favor of US-provided nuclear subs?

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France

California wildfires led to the closure of Sequoia National Park and the wrapping to trees, including what LARGEST SINGLE-STEM TREE ON EARTH, in an aluminum-like foil for protection?

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General Sherman

US authorities started clearing a camp of over 10,000 migrants under a bridge in what TEXAS BORDER TOWN? While some were flown to El Paso, most of the migrants were returned to their original home country, Haiti.

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Del Rio

For the second time in five years, judges in what US STATE struck down a controversial voter ID law, in part because Republican lawmakers stated publicly that the law was intended to suppress Black voting?

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North Carolina

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (tm): A Little Bit of Peril. An upcoming book by Bob Woodward states that Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley called his counterpart in what COUNTRY twice to reassure him that political events after the 2020 presidential election would not lead to war between the two countries?

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China

Also covered in the book is that Vice President Mike Pence called what FORMER VICE PRESIDENT for advice on whether or not to certify Joe Biden's election? The former VP told Pence he had zero wiggle room and needed to certify the results.

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Dan Quayle

A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel approved booster shots using the Covid-19 vaccine made by what COMPANY, but only for people who are age 65 or older or those with a high risk for developing a serious case of Covid-19?

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Pfizer