The Week of January 3, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

Ethan
I'm just a boy with a new haircut, and it's a pretty nice haircut


Runner(s)-Up:

srs


Quiz Description

New year, same old hastily written news quiz!

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 Ethan 414 99 15
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2 srs 395 98 15
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3 BarkerC 380 96 15
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3 zerocrates 380 96 00
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5 HightB 359 94 15
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6 UllspergerA 353 93 15
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7 MarcotteM 349 92 15
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8 grimesr 348 91 15
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9 TaylorMA 345 90 15
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10 MurphyN 344 88 15
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10 ElendilPickle 344 88 15
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12 RobinJRichards 338 86 15
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13 JordanG 337 85 15
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14 SchwartzD 334 84 15
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15 MillerC37 331 83 15
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16 gregariouschinchilla 330 82 15
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17 CarterBurke 328 81 15
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18 MorrisK 322 79 15
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19 helitzur 316 78 15
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20 PruettC 314 77 15
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21 KingJA 313 76 15
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22 HessJa 310 75 15
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23 ChrisRosenberg 308 73 15
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23 CarterB2 308 73 15
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25 AmmermanA 305 71 15
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26 RichmondJ 304 70 15
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27 KinastN 303 69 15
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28 OlewnickB 302 67 15
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28 LackC 302 67 15
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30 PolinskyL 297 66 15
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31 GambinoG 294 64 15
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31 AllyScully 294 64 00
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33 SorensonG 293 62 15
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33 Makdeezy 293 62 15
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35 FrostL 286 59 15
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35 RonningD 286 59 00
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37 MissDith 284 58 15
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38 ReeseC 283 56 15
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38 KreitzerJ 283 56 15
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40 StahlhutJ 280 54 15
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40 KelsoT 280 54 15
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42 jefe 275 52 15
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43 Vintsanity 272 51 15
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44 peeksr 267 49 15
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44 MeyerS 267 49 15
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46 SpencerJ2 261 47 00
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47 GuptaAMajor 260 46 15
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48 PrestonC 252 45 00
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49 HoH 250 44 15
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50 StaleyO 247 43 15
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51 shesinsane 246 41 15
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52 KashyapN 239 40 15
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52 GrubbC 239 40 15
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54 jveditz 238 38 15
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55 GrahamJ 233 37 15
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56 ConnorA 230 36 15
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57 DoyleE 228 35 15
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58 LairdM 227 33 15
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59 AdamK 221 32 15
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60 DuffyM 219 31 00
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61 HallR 218 30 15
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62 GoldsteinB 214 29 15
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63 randalleng 209 28 15
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64 WattsR 205 26 15
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64 Commodore 205 26 15
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66 GibbsS 203 24 15
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67 IrwinK 193 23 00
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68 MoyseyC 192 22 15
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69 usuiw 191 21 15
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70 JPO 189 20 00
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71 FarleyS 187 18 15
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72 BarnesMRaff 180 17 15
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73 MatherV 177 16 15
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74 WangA 176 14 00
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74 BurgerM 176 14 15
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76 RaiaB 175 13 00
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82 Falkor23 153 6 00
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Questions:

Roy Moore, the chief justice of what STATE's supreme court, issued an order barring state judges from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples?

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Alabama

What COUNTRY faced an institutional crisis due to a conflict between its National Assembly and its Supreme Court over the seating of legislators from the opposition coalition led by president Nicolas Maduro?

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Venezuela

Donald Trump aired his first TV ad for his presidential campaign, which included footage of what was intimated as people running across the US-Mexico border, but is actually footage shot in what AFRICAN COUNTRY whose name also begins with 'M'?

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Morocco

What COUNTRY claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb, though seismic measurements suggest it was a test of a conventional nuclear weapon?

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North Korea

What RETIRED BASEBALL PLAYER was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame with a record 99.3 percent of the vote?

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Ken Griffey, Jr.

The mayor of what EUROPEAN CITY responded to New Year's attacks against women by suggesting a code of conduct for women that includes staying at least an arm's length away from strangers?

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Cologne

A "circuit breaker" provision was set off when the CSI 300 fell more than 7 percent - for the second time this week - ending trading at what COUNTRY's benchmark stock exchange?

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China

Illinois was given a two year extension to make their driver's licenses compliant with WHAT LAW passed in 2005 which requires state-issued ID cards to meet certain standard to be acceptable for "official purposes" as defined by the Department of Homeland Security?

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REAL ID

A class action lawsuit was filed against what COMPANY, led by three plaintiffs who claim that the company's devices do not accurately monitor heart rate, leading to potential harm?

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Fitbit

The capture of fugitive Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was overshadowed by a Rolling Stone report that what TWO TIME OSCAR WINNER met with Guzman during his time as a fugitive?

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Sean Penn

On online petition circulated to name element 118 after what LEAD SINGER of Motorhead, whose funeral occurred in Los Angeles two weeks after his death?

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Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister

A working group published a report in Science magazine discussing the idea that Earth has entered what new EPOCH, which they think started in the 1950s?

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Anthropocene