Mystery Theme #LP13 by PolinskyL

Champion(s):

HessJa
Nah, son.


Runner(s)-Up:

AdamKing


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 12 63 56 42 99 75 73 42 28 94 31 94
1 HessJa 436 98 15
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2 AdamKing 415 96 15
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3 GoldsteinB 367 94 15
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4 CarterBurke 347 91 15
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5 NathanL 340 89 15
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6 Adam 326 87 15
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7 GoodmanDL 323 84 15
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8 FrankensteinP 316 82 15
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9 UllspergerA 313 80 15
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10 musicguy595 309 77 00
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11 BeningoS 305 74 00
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11 SorensonG 305 74 15
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13 MilesTeg 295 70 15
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14 FrankJ 290 67 15
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14 ChrisRosenberg 290 67 15
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16 Matto 280 63 15
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17 PrestonC 279 61 15
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18 GrahamJ 277 59 00
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19 ConnorA 270 56 15
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20 MercureT 263 54 15
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21 WeikleB 261 52 15
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22 BatchelderD 248 50 15
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23 RobinJRichards 242 47 15
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24 ESB 236 45 15
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25 JonesRW 217 43 15
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26 creedofhubris 216 40 15
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27 IrwinK 208 38 15
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28 FrostL 198 36 15
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29 Consigliari 187 33 15
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30 Gmoney 181 31 00
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31 DoyleE 173 27 15
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31 PruettC 173 27 15
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33 BoyerA 172 24 15
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34 HoH 162 22 15
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35 ParkS 141 18 15
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35 quarterrican 141 18 15
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37 randalleng 127 15 15
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38 TomHoban 117 12 15
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39 RaiaB 116 10 15
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40 ElendilPickle 88 8 15
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41 JordanG 72 5 15
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43 BlomE 43 1 00
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Questions:

What 1992 movie, for which Neil Jordan won an Oscar, has a key plot point which (a) very much calls for a spoiler alert and (b) was a lot more shocking 23 years ago than it probably would be today?

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The Crying GAME

Jack Dorsey is currently the CEO of Twitter as well as what other company, which recently had its IPO?

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SQUARE

Barack Obama's ~130x use of what voting option, at times perhaps to sidestep controversial yea-or-nay votes in the Illinois legislature, was briefly an issue in the 2008 Presidential campaign?

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PRESENT

The exploits of Gerri Blank, a 46-year-old high school student at Flatpoint High, were chronicled in what TV show?

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STRANGERS with Candy

What fact-filled publication began its life as a spinoff of a radio trivia/comedy show, and was published for more than half a century before partnering with Time magazine, until the internet [shakes fist at internet] made its continued publication uneconomical in 2013. It lives on as a somewhat obscure website that's part of Sandbox Networks, which is part of Family Education Network, which is part of Pearson.

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INFORMATION Please Almanac

The University of Queensland in Australia is home to what is believed to be the longest-running continuous scientific experiment in the world. In 1927, a sealed funnel was filled with a substance that was allowed to harden for about three years. The seal was then removed, and nine drops have fallen since. Most commonly bitumen or asphalt, what is the more generic name of the substance, which is more viscous than tar and (roughly) 230 billion times more viscous than water.

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PITCH

Two players were the Major Leagues' Rookie of the Year before the award was split into AL and NL categories. One was Jackie Robinson - who was the other? A shortstop nicknamed "The Swamp Fox", he played for six teams and managed four (or five - depends how you count); he won the World Series with the Giants in 1954 and then another as the manager of the 1974 A's.

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Alvin DARK

What sportscaster, who currently hosts morning editions of SportsCenter, had the job of delivering the news of Stuart Scott's passing on-air? She previously worked at NBC Sports and on the Early Show at CBS, but never as a meteorologist.

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Hannah STORM

The story of the French double murderer Pierre Lacenaire, who was executed in 1836, is said to have been among the inspirations for Raskolnikov, the main character in what novel?

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CRIME and Punishment

What Kinks song from "a long time ago" (1968, actually) languished in relative obscurity until its use in a 2004 HP ad? In 2008, it also gave its name to a Kinks retrospective box set.

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PICTURE Book

The preparation of LNG requires temperatures below 160 degrees Celsius. What does the G in "LNG" stand for?

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GAS

If you've gone 11/11 on the previous questions, you'll surely have no trouble working out the theme to go to 12/12. What is the common theme that links the previous answers?

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PERFECT (Either "___ Perfect" or "Perfect ____")