Mystery Theme LP#11 by PolinskyL

Champion(s):

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Runner(s)-Up:

LuceroM
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 gregariouschinchilla 492 99 15
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2 LuceroM 465 97 15
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3 ChernicoffS 460 95 15
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4 SchroederS 458 93 15
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5 KonkelT 455 91 15
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6 ThomasR 443 90 15
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7 HessJa 428 88 15
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8 creedofhubris 420 86 15
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9 LuskT 408 84 15
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10 PruettC 402 83 15
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11 MichaelT 400 81 15
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12 AdamKing 383 79 15
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13 Tortoise 378 77 15
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14 KaufmanK 343 75 15
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14 randalleng 343 75 15
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16 JordanG 342 72 15
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17 NathanL 341 70 15
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18 MassogliaB 332 68 15
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19 jefe 327 66 15
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20 WeikleB 325 65 15
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21 MatherV 323 63 15
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22 BoyerA 300 61 15
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23 DoyleE 291 59 15
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24 MangaserA 289 58 15
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25 CarterBurke 283 56 15
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26 LewandowskiMJ 263 54 15
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27 Allicolls 253 52 15
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28 RaiaB 250 50 15
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30 GodfreyR 220 47 15
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31 quarterrican 209 45 15
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32 DimitriCRob 198 43 00
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33 MilesTeg 195 41 15
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34 SpraragenM 184 40 00
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35 JonesRW 179 38 15
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36 RobertsTD 176 35 15
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38 ElendilPickle 165 33 15
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40 FrostL 161 29 15
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41 GordonT 157 26 15
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41 Melkay 157 26 15
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43 SorensonG 153 24 15
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44 tdalesan 150 22 15
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45 FrankensteinP 146 20 15
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47 RobinJRichards 135 16 15
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48 BoulierJ 130 15 15
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49 Laura 107 12 15
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51 davedean 87 9 15
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53 bttrcup18 77 6 15
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54 Micah 72 4 15
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Questions:

Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan will be the latest installment of what event, previously held in a variety of places including (twice) New York's Flushing Meadows-Corona Park?

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WORLD's Fair (or exposition)

What six words begin a sequence that eventually continues to "it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair..."?

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It was the best of TIMES

In addition to two more familiar products (most prominently, a foodstuff popular with people and bears), what animal also produces something called royal jelly? (Be forewarned: the European Food Safety Authority has concluded that current evidence does not support consuming royal jelly will give health benefits in humans.)

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BEE

What word meaning 'trivial' is derived from the name of an old Spanish coin? (It was worth half a real.)

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PICAYUNE

Who was the author of 1922's Etiquette: The Blue Book of Social Usage?

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Emily POST

What American won 2 Australian and French Opens each, but was beaten, by Stefan Edberg and Pete Sampras, respectively, in his only US Open and Wimbledon finals?

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Jim COURIER

What actor, who died in 2008, was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Ennis Del Mar?

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Heath LEDGER

When Albert Einstein worked in this role (before physics became a gig), he was called a mere clerk. Today, most of the nearly 10,000 employees of the USPTO are generally referred to as having what job title?

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Patent EXAMINER

What revolutionary and co-founder of the Kuomintang, interred in a mausoleum in Nanjing, is, unusually, held in high esteem in both mainland China and Taiwan?

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SUN Yat-Sen

Although Facebook is dominant in much of the world, pockets of resistance remain. For example, in Russia, the rival VKontakte ('in contact') is much more popular. What company, listed on the London Stock Exchange, owns VKontakte?

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MAIL.ru Group

What Gabriel Garcia Marquez book tells the story of the death of Santiago Nasar?

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CHRONICLE of a Death Foretold

What is the common theme linking the above answers?

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NEWSPAPER names