The Week of November 1, 2015 by CoenM

Champion(s):

BlashkaW


Runner(s)-Up:

PolinskyL
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Quiz Description

Fall back into this week's quiz about things that happened during the last 169 hours.

Full Results:

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1 BlashkaW 421 99 15
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2 PolinskyL 385 98 15
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3 CarterBurke 376 97 15
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4 FlaxmanR 366 96 15
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5 AdelmanM 356 94 15
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6 GoodmanDL 348 93 15
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7 KelsoT 338 92 15
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8 MoyseyC 327 91 15
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9 BruceM 317 90 15
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10 thorsleyd 313 89 15
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11 RichmondJ 310 87 15
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11 FrostL 310 87 15
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13 GluskinJ 309 85 15
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14 wilsona 305 84 15
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15 shesinsane 302 82 15
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15 helitzur 302 82 15
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17 DuffyM 300 80 15
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17 Guynemer 300 80 15
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19 SchroederS 298 78 15
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20 ThomasR 297 77 15
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21 FaulknerM 296 76 00
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22 gregariouschinchilla 293 75 15
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23 ElendilPickle 287 74 15
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24 EmilyT 286 73 15
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25 UllspergerA 285 72 15
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26 BeanA 281 71 15
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27 MarcotteM 277 69 15
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28 Okrent 276 68 15
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29 quarterrican 274 67 15
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30 GersonA 272 65 15
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30 JordanG 272 65 15
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32 GrahamJ 271 63 15
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32 Moland-KovashS 271 63 15
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32 LewandowskiMJ 271 63 15
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35 Commodore 270 60 15
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35 MeyerS 270 60 15
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37 DoyleE 269 58 15
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38 GambinoG 266 57 15
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39 bttrcup18 265 56 15
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40 TaylorMA 260 55 15
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41 ChrisRosenberg 256 53 15
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41 KingJA 256 53 15
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43 Neil 254 51 15
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44 Dmm9999 241 50 15
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44 OlewnickB 241 50 15
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46 HallR 239 48 15
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47 IrwinK 236 47 15
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48 srs 231 46 15
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49 HoH 229 44 15
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49 WolfischL 229 44 15
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51 ParkS 225 42 15
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52 DimitriCRob 224 41 15
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53 McDougallJV 223 40 15
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54 LackC 222 39 15
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55 HautA 216 38 15
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56 KonkelT 214 36 15
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59 Kristen 212 33 15
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60 Raygorian 211 32 15
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61 FrankensteinP 208 31 15
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62 PetersonGG 205 30 15
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63 metrognome 199 28 15
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64 felsenheldd 197 27 15
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65 musicguy595 192 26 15
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70 ConnorA 176 21 15
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71 PrestonC 175 19 15
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74 MatherV 167 16 15
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Questions:

What BASEBALL TEAM won its first World Series title since 1985, besting the New York Mets four games to one?

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Kansas City Royals

Twitter replaced the star that readers could use to mark favored tweets with what SHAPE?

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heart

What COUNTRY saw anti-corruption protests and the resignation of prime minister Victor Ponta after a nightclub fire killed 32 people?

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Romania

In what US STATE did Matt Bevin pull off an unexpectedly easy victory over Jack Conway to become only the second Republican to win the governorship since World War II?

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Kentucky

In a speech to university students, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei clarified the meaning of what THREE WORD SLOGAN, stating that it referred to policies and arrogance, rather than an end to a nation?

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Death to America

President Obama announced the rejection of what planned PIPELINE that would have carried tar sands from Alberta to Texas for refining, noting that approving the pipeline would undercut American leadership in the fight against climate change?

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Keystone XL

What ATHLETIC APPAREL COMPANY announced that they would provide free design help to any US high school willing to stop using a Native American nickname?

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Adidas

What ACTOR AND POLITICIAN, best known either for his work on Law & Order or representing Tennessee in the US Senate, passed away from lymphoma at the age of 73?

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Fred Thompson

What POLITICAL JOURNALISM ORGANIZATION went from scoop to correction over a story regarding Ben Carson's status as an applicant to West Point?

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Politico

Chinese president Xi Jinping went to Singapore to meet with the president of what SOVEREIGN STATE, the first such meeting since 1949?

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Republic of China/Taiwan

What RELIGION announced policy that same-sex couples are considered "apostates," and that children of such couples would be denied things like baptism and church membership until they disavow same-sex marriage?

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Mount Rinjani, a volcano on the island of Lombok in what COUNTRY, stranded thousands and made air travel more difficult for thousands more due to ash clouds generated during a series of eruptions?

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Indonesia