Mystery: What's on my desk by usuiw

Champion(s):

BahnamanS
Taz'dingo!


Runner(s)-Up:

RoseM
De docta ignorantia


Quiz Description

I'm just sitting here trying to think of a good topic for a quiz, when I suddenly see what I should ask about on my desk. So here we go...

Full Results:

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1 BahnamanS 473 98 15
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2 RoseM 456 96 15
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3 UllspergerA 438 94 00
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4 StahlhutJ 402 91 00
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5 NathanL 384 89 15
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6 SorensonG 383 86 15
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7 Projectyl 382 84 00
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8 ShapiroA 380 82 15
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9 KreitzerJ 378 79 00
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10 ChernicoffS 371 77 15
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11 GoldsteinB 369 75 15
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12 JordanG 367 72 15
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13 HallW 360 70 15
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14 BeningoS 346 67 15
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15 ElendilPickle 332 65 00
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16 MattinglyD 331 63 00
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17 GrahamJ 325 60 15
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18 HightB 317 58 15
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19 EmilyT 316 55 00
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20 AllenJ 315 53 00
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21 RichmondJ 299 51 00
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22 CorlissM 298 48 15
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23 WilliamsK 287 46 15
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24 MarcotteM 256 42 15
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31 tdalesan 223 27 15
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35 Vintsanity 175 17 00
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Questions:

Who is second in the NHL in career goals by a defensive player?

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Paul Coffey

In T. S. Eliot's, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," what does the author use to measure his life?

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Coffee Spoons

What is the more commonly used English name for Bach's "Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht" (BWV 211)?

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The Coffee Cantata

What is the official state drink of Rhode Island?

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Coffee-milk

Blue Mountain Peak is the highest point in what country?

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Jamaica

What animal is this?

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Asian Palm Civet (I will accept Civet, Palm Civet, and Asian Civet) (see Kopi Luwak for how this relates)

What molecule is this?

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Caffiene

What religious order do these people belong to?

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Capuchin (cappuccino was named after the color of these robes). I will accept Franciscan but they are less closely related to the mystery subject

What programming language, released in 1996, was initially developed by James Gosling, Patrick Naughton, and Mike Sheridan?

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Java

What Nashville hotel, founded by John Overton in 1869, hosted visits from seven US presidents before it was closed in 1961?

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Maxwell House

Name the advertising icon who owns a mule named Conchita?

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Juan Valdez

What is the common thread that relates to all of these questions?

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Coffee