The Week of September 27, 2015 by CoenM

Champion(s):

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


Runner(s)-Up:

KingJA


Quiz Description

Things happened this past week. Here are 12 questions about some of those things.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 29 25 65 53 68 23 12 36 02 19 57 42
1 WellsW 465 99 15
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2 KingJA 429 97 00
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3 CarterBurke 414 95 15
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4 Dynomutt 376 93 15
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5 FrankensteinP 372 91 15
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6 GrossB 369 89 15
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7 Neil 361 87 15
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8 WinchellV 349 85 15
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9 gregariouschinchilla 346 83 15
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10 srs 329 82 15
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11 ChrisRosenberg 327 80 15
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12 Okrent 312 78 15
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13 SusannahBrooks 311 76 15
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14 MarcotteM 310 74 15
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15 RichmondJ 309 72 15
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16 John 308 70 15
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17 MatthewsP 302 66 15
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17 KlingensmithZ 302 66 15
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17 IrwinK 302 66 15
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20 GrahamJ 297 63 15
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21 ShapiroA 288 61 00
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22 HightB 286 59 15
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23 PalmiterA 285 57 00
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24 RobinJRichards 282 55 15
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25 wilsona 280 53 15
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26 GambinoG 279 51 15
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27 Commodore 275 50 15
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28 MoyseyC 273 48 00
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29 WolfischL 263 46 15
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30 AdamK 257 44 15
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31 BruceM 250 42 00
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32 Kristen 245 40 15
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33 HallR 241 38 15
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34 ElendilPickle 235 36 15
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35 GluskinJ 233 34 15
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36 pstein 231 33 00
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37 BeningoS 229 31 15
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38 jefe 228 29 00
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39 felsenheldd 227 27 15
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40 metrognome 225 24 15
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40 RaiaB 225 24 00
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42 WangA 216 21 00
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43 PrestonC 207 19 15
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44 ToporoffS 202 17 15
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45 OlewnickB 182 16 00
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46 HoH 176 14 15
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47 Bup 156 12 15
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48 WareD 150 10 00
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49 GoldsteinB 146 8 00
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50 LairdM 127 6 00
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51 PetersonGG 96 4 15
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52 brando3429 82 2 00
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53 milton 66 1 00
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Questions:

What FASHION ICON announced he would step down as CEO of his namesake company, and bring on Old Navy president Stefan Larsson to become CEO?

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Ralph Lauren

What US STATE postponed the execution of Richard Glossup in order to answer questions related to the drugs used in its lethal injection and protocol?

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Oklahoma

What WORLD LEADER interjected "We are not gays!" during a rambling speech about human rights at the United Nations?

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Robert Mugabe

What embattled FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION founds itself in a new scandal over the mishandling of information about Utah Congressman Josh Chaffetz, who had once applied for a position with the organization?

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Secret Service

With the decommissioning of the USS Simpson this past week, what is the only ACTIVE COMMISSIONED US NAVY VESSEL to have sunk an enemy ship?

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USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides")

While at a campaign stop in South Carolina, what REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE used the phrase "stuff happens" in his response to the Umpqua Community College shootings?

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Jeb(!) Bush

What HURRICANE passed over the Bahamas and Bermuda, but did not make landfall on the continental US?

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Joaquin

What US REPRESENTATIVE announced that he would run for Speaker of the House, one step up from his current leadership position as majority leader?

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Kevin McCarthy

A hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan run by what MEDICAL HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION was hit by what is believed to be a NATO-led airstrike, killing 22?

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Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders)

Elections in what REGION OF SPAIN saw independence parties take a majority of seats in its parliament, but left questions of an actual move to split from Spain?

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Catalonia

The daughter of Paul Walker sued WHAT AUTOMAKER, claiming that safety shortcuts made in the production of the car he crashed in led to his death?

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Porsche

Described as "Yelp for humans," WHAT APP for rating others was announced (to nearly universal horror) this week, with a planned November release?

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Peeple