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A wrap-up of this week's Headline of the Year contests, a preview of next week, and the Headlines of the Week for 12/11 - 12/17 
Posted by Unfreakable at 2011-12-23 3:20:08 PM, edited 2011-12-23 3:42:13 PM (8 comments) | Permalink

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As most of you noticed, last week and this week we ran our Headline of the Year contests for:

Mainpage
Sports
Geek
Entertainment
Politics
Business

While Main is closed, some of the contests are still open for voting, so it's not too late if you've missed them earlier. But even if you did, you can still check out the threads and enjoy the headlines.

Next week we'll have a few more smaller contests, the Context headline of the Year, the Puns/Wordplay contest, and maybe one more if I have enough time to assemble it. We'll also let you vote for your favorite Photoshop contest of the year next week.

That's all, and thanks for coming by again.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2011-12-11 to Sat 2011-12-17:

img.fark.net  Being crazy won't keep Texas from executing you. But to be fair, it won't stop Texas from electing you governor, either    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Iran says it can control downed American drone, bringing the grand total of countries able to do so to one    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Two students were shot and wounded outside Texas middle school. Police suspect nearby hunters but have not determined if they have the correct license for teens    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Substitute teacher cries out to God after, during affair with 15-year-old boy    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Six Walton family members have more wealth than the bottom 30% of Americans. OCCUPY MARY ELLEN    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  During November and December of last year over 13,000 people were treated in ERs nationwide due to injuries involving holiday decorations. If there is a "war on Christmas" I'd say Christmas is winning    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Victoria's Secret under fire for use of child labor in cotton fields, spandex orchards and sequin mines    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  FDA trying to stop do-it-yourself sperm donor in California. Suspects narrowed down to every teenage boy in the state    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  The world's oldest stockbroker still trading at age 105, fondly remembers his first job with Smith Barney Rubble    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Lost: 10+ ostriches. Large birds, temperament unknown. Please do not feed or approach. If sighted, contact the Fukushima Nuclear Exclusion Zone commander immedia---+++ATH0+++    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Carpenter shoots himself in neck with nail gun. Way to go, stud    img.fark.net


Sports:

img.fark.net  Red Sox to announce new scholarship for high school students. Expected to be promising over the summer but collapse by the time school starts    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Don King's turkey truck hijacked. This is an audacious, fallacious, hellacious, and vexatious crime intended to stupify, horrify, and mystify our mortified law enforcement officials and poultrified spectators    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Kobe Bryant's wife done seeing therapist    img.fark.net


Geek:

img.fark.net  Cops think nearly-decapitated man's killer may have been one of his online gaming opponents; currently looking to question "C0N0R M4CLE0D"    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  The second-biggest man made structure in history will hunt for neutrinos beneath the Mediterranean. That's just a mad scientist's secret lair waiting to happen    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Comet Lovejoy upgraded to "advanced alien spacecraft" as NASA satellites watch it survive a trip THROUGH the sun    img.fark.net


Entertainment:

img.fark.net  Lindsay Lohan says that posing nude gives her confidence, and by "confidence", she means "money for blow"    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Howard Stern joins NBC's America's Got Talent. Will be asking every contestant if they do anal    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  New Steven Seagal/Steve Austin movie is picked up for distribution by Anchor Bay, is sure to be the big hit of 1997    img.fark.net


Politics:

img.fark.net  Gary Busey endorses Newt Gingrich. This is another serious blow for Michele Bachmann, as the GOP's influential 'massive head trauma' bloc may now be up for grabs    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Romney campaign announces endorsement from Christine O'Donnell. Witch they believe will help with his conservative credentials    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Breaking: DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano just cut Sheriff Joe Arpaio's access to ICE programs. Hmmm... Napolitano... What is that, Italian? Mexican? May I see your papers, please?    img.fark.net


Business:

img.fark.net  On New Year's Day San Francisco to become first U.S city to top $10/hour minimum wage. Movie ushers can now afford that double wide fridge box    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Chicago strip club offers customers lap dance in exchange for toy donation to charity, Jade, Destiny    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Apple Brings Jobs to Texas. Can't you just leave the poor guy in the grave?    img.fark.net
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8 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2011-12-23 03:25:44 PM
While main is not closed?
 
2011-12-23 03:28:41 PM
I finally had a headline make headline of the week! WOOHOO GO ME!
 
2011-12-23 03:42:48 PM

netweavr: While main is not closed?


Closed. Went back and fixed that, good catch.
 
2011-12-23 04:02:47 PM
img.fark.net Chicago strip club offers customers lap dance in exchange for toy donation to charity, Jade, Destiny img.fark.net

That's the best of the week right there.
 
2011-12-23 04:12:13 PM
Enough with the "headline of the ..... for the dates of ...... on the ....... tab between 7:30 am and 4:43 pm, written by left handed people with...... number of siblings" stuff.

At the end of the year, pick 10.
Vote.
Be done with it for crying out loud.
 
2011-12-23 04:44:10 PM

Louisiana_Sitar_Club: Enough with the "headline of the ..... for the dates of ...... on the ....... tab between 7:30 am and 4:43 pm, written by left handed people with...... number of siblings" stuff.

At the end of the year, pick 10.
Vote.
Be done with it for crying out loud.


Now, now. Not all of us can spend 24x7 on FARK. I appreciate seeing the guffaws I missed this week.
 
2011-12-23 05:39:23 PM

Louisiana_Sitar_Club: Enough with the "headline of the ..... for the dates of ...... on the ....... tab between 7:30 am and 4:43 pm, written by left handed people with...... number of siblings" stuff.

At the end of the year, pick 10.
Vote.
Be done with it for crying out loud.


This makes it easier to pick the ten.
 
2011-12-24 10:01:42 AM
Marcus Aurelius: Now, now. Not all of us can spend 24x7 on FARK. I appreciate seeing the guffaws I missed this week.

Agreed.

I dig the Headlines of the Week features.
 
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