Great Newspaper Names by SussmanM

Champion(s):

MeyerS
I'm just this guy, you know?


Runner(s)-Up:

PeskinK

SpoeriJ
I cannot sanction your buffoonery.


Quiz Description

I mean, all these newspapers are probably great in their own respect; I haven't read them all, but the names are better than your standard fare of Couriers, Posts, Gazettes, and Post-Gazettes.

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 11 75 52 95 77 57 80 80 31 31 54 65
1 MeyerS 425 98 15
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2 SpoeriJ 399 94 15
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2 PeskinK 399 94 15
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4 ChrisRosenberg 370 91 15
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5 Matto 368 88 15
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6 HightB 365 85 15
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7 LuskT 364 83 00
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8 Neil 346 80 15
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9 FryedBetaKappa 327 78 15
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10 BurgerM 326 75 15
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11 CoenM 324 73 15
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12 PruettC 323 70 15
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13 DoyleE 320 67 15
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14 Okrent 310 65 15
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15 WeikleB 290 62 15
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16 BeanA 284 60 15
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17 SorensonG 281 57 15
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18 wilsona 280 55 15
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19 UllspergerA 277 52 15
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20 BruceM 274 50 15
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21 GrahamJ 246 47 15
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22 MoyseyC 238 44 00
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23 kanyewesteros 236 42 15
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24 ConnorA 231 39 15
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25 IrwinK 223 37 00
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26 KelsoT 182 34 15
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27 WeaverL 167 30 15
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27 PolinskyL 167 30 15
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29 GoodmanDL 159 26 15
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30 MatherV 148 24 15
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31 RoseM 141 21 15
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32 Consigliari 118 19 15
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33 LairdM 106 16 15
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34 PrestonC 92 14 00
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35 CarterBurke 87 10 15
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35 ParkS 87 10 15
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37 FrostL 72 5 15
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37 twarner50 72 5 15
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39 creedofhubris 26 1 15
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