Also a Power 5 Nickname by BarkerC

Champion(s):

Adam
Go Iowa Awesome


Runner(s)-Up:

PeskinK


Quiz Description

A variation on a recent theme. Given clues, provide the answer, which will also be the nickname of an NCAA Division I "Power 5" Football School (B1G, Big XII, Pac-12, ACC, or SEC). Note: Singular forms of generally pluralized nicknames may occur (To wit: Wolverine for Wolverines.)

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1 Adam 410 99 15
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2 PeskinK 398 97 15
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3 Kurtz 380 95 15
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4 Wizard1 378 94 15
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5 LuskT 365 92 15
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6 BarthR 362 90 15
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7 DuffyM 355 88 15
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8 SusannahBrooks 337 86 00
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8 HightB 337 86 15
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10 KimberlinM 330 83 15
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11 thorsleyd 318 81 15
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11 RobinJRichards 318 81 15
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13 WeikleB 316 78 15
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14 KreitzerJ 297 77 15
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15 gregariouschinchilla 291 75 15
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16 MilesTeg 286 73 15
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17 LiptonM 284 71 15
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17 FrankJ 284 71 15
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19 SpoeriJ 282 68 15
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20 jveditz 281 66 15
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21 QuintongJ 278 65 15
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22 Commodore 276 62 15
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22 PruettC 276 62 15
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24 SteveWilliams 274 60 15
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25 Egantx7 272 58 15
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26 AllenJ 271 56 15
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27 quantrill 262 55 00
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30 RichmondJ 257 50 00
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31 Vintsanity 250 48 00
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32 LewandowskiMJ 246 46 15
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33 AdamKing 242 44 15
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34 ConnorA 241 41 15
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34 ElendilPickle 241 41 15
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55 peeksr 176 7 15
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Questions:

Quentin Tarantino provided uncredited punch ups to Michael Schiffer's screenplay for this 1995 Tony Scott helmed film. It is most readily heard when Lt. Cmdr. Hunter discusses situational leadership with Petty Officer First Class Danny Rivetti regarding the one true Silver Surfer.

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Crimson Tide

It is the product name for John Deere's line of Utility vehicles, which include traditional farm vehicles as well as trail and crossover work vehicle options.

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Gator

According to the 1900 U.S. Census, it was the eighth largest city in the United States when it hosted the Pan-American Exposition the following year.

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Buffalo

In 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron this character hangs a lantern on the absurdity of his character's role on the central team by saying: "The city is flying and we're fighting an army of robots. And I have a bow and arrow. Nothing makes sense."

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Hawkeye

This is "a confection, popular in the Midwest, that is made from a peanut butter fudge partially dipped in chocolate to leave a circle of peanut butter visible."

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Buckeye

This band from Minneapolis, with Mark Olson and Gary Louris both contributing vocals, was considered to be one of the vanguards of the "alt-country" or "Americana" sound in the mid-1990s.

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The Jayhawks

The Free State bearing this name was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa.

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Orange

Before later being famously and ubiquitously shortened, Denton True Young acquired this nickname from scouts while playing for Canton of the Tri-State League in 1889.

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Cyclone

This is the English name for the top prize awarded annually at the Berlin Film Festival. Iran's Jafar Panahi won it in 2015 for Taxi

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Golden Bear

Witness that this word can be defined as "to bother or annoy (someone) with many comments or questions"

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Badger

Powdered aluminum pigment gives this cloth- or scrim-backed pressure-sensitive tape its traditional silver color.

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Duck

Formed while students at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, Walter Orange and Lionel Richie named this band after randomly pointing to a word in the dictionary.

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The Commodores