What Would Your Street Name Be?

LIFESTYLE

By: Amanda Monell

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Some speculate that during the summer of 1888, Aaron Kosminski, a barber in London committed atrocious crimes toward prostitutes in the dead of night. Sure, you may not have heard of Aaron Kosminski, but we're betting that you've heard of Jack the Ripper. For more than a century (his "true" identity was discovered in 2013), many people wondered who this mysterious killer was and how he managed to evade police.  Keep in mind, that only some people believe this. Even though a DNA swap on a victim's shawl identified Kosminski, there are some who are skeptical over the integrity of the evidence.  Being kept for more than 100 years in a hat box could easily have led to contamination.


Over the years, other people have adopted street names to help garner respect and reputation amongst other residents of the seedy underbellies of cities worldwide. In the 1920s, George Kelly Barnes, also known as Machine Gun Kelly, dominated the streets with his Tommy gun.  A bonus to having a street name is that you can get away with all sorts of crimes, from petty larceny to murder.  

Are you curious about what your street name should be? Or perhaps you're in a spot of trouble and need some inspiration?  Either way, it looks like you've come to the right place.  Take this quiz to find out your street name.

Which board game would you play?

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At what age were you introduced to the street?

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What would you bring to the organization?

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How easy would it be for the FBI to catch you?

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For which of these crimes would you be busted?

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What weapon would you use?

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Would you ever torture or mutilate someone for money?

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If you weren't in crime, what kind of job would you have?

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Would you ever flip?

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You just found out that your friend snitched on you. What do you do?

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If there was a bank heist, what role would you play?

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When it comes to being a member of the syndicate, what misconception do you like the least?

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Which of these gangster-related pieces of clothing would you never wear?

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If another gang were to muscle in on your turf, what would you do?

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Which of these cities with a gangster history would you visit?

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Which movie about gangsters is your favorite?

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What kind of food is your favorite?

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What do you think is the best reason for having a street name?

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What quote from a gangster do you identify with the most?

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Do you have a bookie?

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To which of these drugs would you get addicted?

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Which character on "The Sopranos" is your favorite?

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With which real-life gangster do you identify the most?

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When it was revealed that Al Capone's vault was full of sand, how did you feel?

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How long did it take for you to get to your current position?

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How did you feel about doing grunt work for the boss?

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Did you use nepotism to get your position?

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Which crime syndicate would you join?

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How do you think you'd meet your demise?

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If you got arrested, would you be able to execute crimes outside?

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