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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

http://www.fark.com/comments/6999426
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7120828
 
2012-12-11 01:34:29 PM
Arizona migrant case could lead to sweeping changes. Also dishwashing changes, landscaping changes, and nanny changes

http://www.fark.com/comments/7072235
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7116920
 
2012-12-11 01:35:07 PM
Boy takes girl with Down Syndrome to prom, where every dance is a slow dance

http://www.fark.com/comments/7066425
 
2012-12-11 01:35:28 PM
Dick Cheney in recovery after heart plant surgery

http://www.fark.com/comments/7013165
 
2012-12-11 01:36:43 PM
Dock collapses during prom photo shoot due to pier pressure

http://www.fark.com/comments/7097075
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7080505
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7127331
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7057854
 
2012-12-11 01:38:39 PM
Five hurt after De Plane misses DeLand and lands on De Publix

http://www.fark.com/comments/7029766
 
2012-12-11 01:42:42 PM
Hand, foot and now a partial body in Montreal. Could this be the work of separatists?

http://www.fark.com/comments/7134260
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7010999
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7047952
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/6999514
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7074013
 
2012-12-11 01:46:44 PM
Old fruit is better for you says study, Ian McKellen

http://www.fark.com/comments/7047969
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/6986171
 
2012-12-11 01:51:55 PM
"Police search for three armed men in home invasion." STANDARD HANDCUFFS WON'T WORK, PEOPLE

http://www.fark.com/comments/7112173
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/6983003
 
2012-12-11 01:52:56 PM
Shampoo commercial featuring Adolf Hitler draws outrage. "Mein herr .... is so soft and silky"

http://www.fark.com/comments/7014270
 
2012-12-11 01:53:24 PM
South African bodyboarder killed by great white shark remembered as well-mannered boy and great chum

http://www.fark.com/comments/7062016
 
2012-12-11 01:53:49 PM
Special needs adults taken to hospital after multi-vehicle accident. They were tardy due to traffic, chromosomes

http://www.fark.com/comments/7021829
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7031302
 
2012-12-11 01:54:53 PM
Teenager sent to hospital after being struck by lightning twice in the same afternoon -- later discharged

http://www.fark.com/comments/7056271
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7119793
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/6979958
 
2012-12-11 01:56:26 PM
Three men caught stripping stolen car. I never understood autoerotica

http://www.fark.com/comments/7116622
 
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

http://www.fark.com/comments/7022785
 
2012-12-11 01:57:18 PM
Woman with oxygen tank smokes one way, then another

http://www.fark.com/comments/7087806
 
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