Also a place in New Jersey by FlaxmanR

Champion(s):

QuintongJ


Runner(s)-Up:

WendellA
If someone asks you if you are a god, you say "Yes."


Quiz Description

I might as well get in on this with my own home state.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 QuintongJ 524 98 15
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2 WendellA 387 96 15
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3 PruettC 359 93 15
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4 GoldsteinB 347 91 00
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5 brianghoward 346 88 15
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6 KenneyJ 345 85 15
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7 MorrisK 338 80 15
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7 AdelmanM 338 80 15
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7 randalleng 338 80 15
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10 BeningoS 324 75 00
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11 Kurtz 323 73 15
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12 HightB 320 70 15
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13 quarterrican 307 65 15
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13 gregariouschinchilla 307 65 00
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13 Commodore 307 65 00
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16 MoyseyC 300 60 15
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17 LuskT 296 57 00
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18 ChrisRosenberg 291 55 00
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19 Makdeezy 279 52 00
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20 RaiaB 278 50 00
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21 CastagnaP 275 47 00
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22 PolinskyL 270 43 15
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22 MangaserA 270 43 00
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24 gabrysiakj 262 39 15
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25 ElendilPickle 250 37 00
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26 GrahamJ 232 34 00
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27 CoenM 228 32 00
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28 StoneE3 218 29 00
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29 cprov77 203 26 15
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30 JordanG 195 23 15
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30 HoH 195 23 00
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32 Vintsanity 175 19 00
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33 felsenheldd 172 16 00
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34 JonesRW 165 14 00
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35 OlewnickB 157 11 00
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36 ConnorA 134 8 00
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37 AdamK 121 6 00
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38 riptor3000 120 3 00
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Questions:

A (mostly) French film with this city name in the title was nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2003 (it also won the Genie Award for Best Motion Picture the following year).

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Belleville

The film "Halloween" is set in a fictional Illinois town that was named for a real New Jersey town. Name it.

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Haddonfield

Speaking of horror movies, another town nearby the answer to the previous question shares its name with the surname of the main villain in another slasher franchise whose title references a particular date. What is that villain's surname?

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Voorhees

This 2002 novel by Jeffrey Eugenides won the Pulitzer and was selected for Oprah's Book Club in 2007. Its protagonist has a condition known as 5-alpha-reductase deficiency which leads to questions of gender identity.

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Middlesex

Introduced in 1917, it predates similar but more widely sold candy bars Butterfinger and 5th Avenue. Since 1999, it has been owned by the Necco brand.

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Clark (Bar)

The Butabi brothers seek to party - probably to Haddaway's "What is Love" - at this club, the most exclusive in town. Their dream comes true after a car accident involving Richard Grieco.

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(The) Roxbury

This 1998 song from the album "Whatever and Ever Amen" was the only top 20 hit for Ben Folds Five.

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Brick

This North Carolina university's men's basketball team is once again near the top of the Big South Conference this season after three straight regular season titles. However, they have yet to play in the NCAA Tournament since moving to Division I in 1999.

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High Point

I'm probably not the only native New Jerseyan who finds it strange to hear this name now indelibly associated with mass murder, as it was the name of the Connecticut elementary school where Adam Lanza massacred 26 people, mostly young children, in December 2012.

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Sandy Hook

It is the city missing from this list: Athens, Tyre, Venice, Windsor.

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Verona

He became governor of New York after Eliot Spitzer resigned in disgrace, ultimately serving more than twice as long in the job than he had as lieutenant governor. Most of the country may remember him better as a recurring character on Saturday Night Live - fittingly for this quiz, his appearances were often punctuated with a joke at the expense of New Jersey.

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(David) Paterson

Named for its origins in the suburbs of Sydney, Australia, this company split its Australia/New Zealand and US/UK businesses in 2014. The US/UK corporation, which still bears the name, owns 38 malls in the United States - including one in New Jersey. Sadly, it's not in the town whose name it shares, but rather in Paramus (not that that would shock anyone from New Jersey).

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Westfield