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(Fark)   Fark's 2012 Headline of the Year contest, Round 2: March through May   ( ) divider line 31
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2012-12-11 01:30:16 PM  
Hello and welcome to the next greenlit voting thread for Fark's Headline of the Year contest for 2012. We've collected the best headlines from each month and let the Totalfarkers vote on their favorites. These are the 10 top-voted headlines from March, April and May from this year as voted.
Now it's up to you: vote on your favorites, and the top five from this contest will make it to the final round later. There will also be a contest for each of the biggest subtabs later: sports, showbiz, geek, politics and business. The week after that we will have the voting threads for pun/wordplay headlines and the context headline of the year. 
There are also some headlines that you might not see here because either: 1) they've been moved to a separate contest, such as a context headline or one that's on a subtab, or 2) they didn't make it out of the voting threads in Totalfark. I'll link the redlit TF voting threads later on in this thread. Please don't enable voting; the finalists for this period are set. Nothing wrong with sharing a favorite headline from this period, as long as you don't enable voting for it.
So enjoy these and submit your vote for which of these is worthy of being the Headline of the Year. 
2012-12-11 01:33:16 PM  
83-year-old woman dies from grass fire smoke. She fought the lawn, and the lawn won
2012-12-11 01:33:38 PM  
Arctic rivers add toxic mercury to the Arctic Ocean. This sounds like something that came from Hg wells
2012-12-11 01:34:29 PM  
Arizona migrant case could lead to sweeping changes. Also dishwashing changes, landscaping changes, and nanny changes
2012-12-11 01:34:48 PM  
Boy spends eight hours stuck between waterfalls. He should have stuck to the rivers and the lakes that he is used to
2012-12-11 01:35:07 PM  
Boy takes girl with Down Syndrome to prom, where every dance is a slow dance
2012-12-11 01:35:28 PM  
Dick Cheney in recovery after heart plant surgery
2012-12-11 01:36:43 PM  
Dock collapses during prom photo shoot due to pier pressure
2012-12-11 01:37:06 PM  
Documents recovered from the raid that killed Osama bin Laden show he wanted to rename Al Qaeda to something less identified with "failure after failure". Unfortunately for him, "Congress" was already taken
2012-12-11 01:37:38 PM  
Dutch twin prostitutes, 69, serve as a harsh lesson on why you finish reading a headline before clicking
2012-12-11 01:37:59 PM  
Fishermen are catching tons of shrmp in the Gulf. You read that right, these shrmp have no eyes
2012-12-11 01:38:39 PM  
Five hurt after De Plane misses DeLand and lands on De Publix
2012-12-11 01:42:42 PM  
Hand, foot and now a partial body in Montreal. Could this be the work of separatists?
2012-12-11 01:43:04 PM  
Joshua Tree employees stricken by unknown illness. Hazmat teams conduct search for cause, but they still haven't found what they're looking for
2012-12-11 01:43:56 PM  
Louis Farrakhan says "Jesus was a black man." Well, Jesus liked Gospel, called everyone "brother" and couldn't get a fair trial, so it may be true
2012-12-11 01:44:22 PM  
Man steals a vibrating condom, lubrication, and mascara from a drug store. Obviously it was robbed for her pleasure
2012-12-11 01:44:51 PM  
Men charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of printer ink. Police say both cartridges were successfully recovered
2012-12-11 01:46:44 PM  
Old fruit is better for you says study, Ian McKellen
2012-12-11 01:51:30 PM  
One in four pilots fight fatigue, having to drag Walton and Lanier up and down the court for 48 minutes
2012-12-11 01:51:55 PM  
"Police search for three armed men in home invasion." STANDARD HANDCUFFS WON'T WORK, PEOPLE
2012-12-11 01:52:27 PM  
Scientists measure first antimatter "atom", remarking that it appears very much like a normal atom except for the tiny little goatee
2012-12-11 01:52:56 PM  
Shampoo commercial featuring Adolf Hitler draws outrage. "Mein herr .... is so soft and silky"
2012-12-11 01:53:24 PM  
South African bodyboarder killed by great white shark remembered as well-mannered boy and great chum
2012-12-11 01:53:49 PM  
Special needs adults taken to hospital after multi-vehicle accident. They were tardy due to traffic, chromosomes
2012-12-11 01:54:28 PM  
Teen passes out in woman's yard after using spice. Woman tells him to get off her lawn, stop folding space
2012-12-11 01:54:53 PM  
Teenager sent to hospital after being struck by lightning twice in the same afternoon -- later discharged
2012-12-11 01:55:32 PM  
The inventor of the TV remote control has passed away. His body was discovered after several weeks, buried between the couch cushions
2012-12-11 01:55:58 PM  
The Melvins are selling their van, which features artwork by Kurt Cobain on the side. I CALL SHOTGUN
2012-12-11 01:56:26 PM  
Three men caught stripping stolen car. I never understood autoerotica
2012-12-11 01:56:51 PM  
Utah has nation's highest autism rate. Their parents probably did too much LDS when they were young
2012-12-11 01:57:18 PM  
Woman with oxygen tank smokes one way, then another
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