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An update on Fark's annual Headline of the Year contest, and some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 11/17 - 11/23 
Posted by Unfreakable at 2013-11-25 11:25:46 PM, edited 2013-11-26 9:08:57 AM (2 comments) | Permalink

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Only a few days left for your favorite headlines to be considered in this year's Headline of the Year contest. If you got a great headline in you, now is the time to submit it. Also, see a doctor--he's bound to have questions about how a headline got in you in the first place.
 
Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2013-11-17 to Sat 2013-11-23:
 
  California candidate for governor uses the Heimlich maneuver to save a woman choking at a restaurant. Forget being governor, hire him to coach the San Diego Chargers  
 
  Man falls to his death crashing through glass ceiling, something that would never happen to a woman  
 
  Rob Ford wants to run for prime minister of Canada one day. Dude, what kind of crack are you smok- oh, right  
 
  News | Sports | Weather | TV Listings | George Zimmerman Arrested | Horoscopes | Classified  
 
  Couple marries 75 years after first kiss. At this rate, first handjob anticipated in 2074  
 
  Abort, Retry, Fail?  
 
  Man found with part of an ear in his pocket gets 35-year prison term after victim waives hearing  
 
  Three cases of hellish flesh-eating drug Krokodil reported in Ontario. Two users remain in critical condition and the third has returned to his job as mayor of Toronto  
 
  Mall collapse traps dozens in fLatvia  
 
  Police searching for young woman who was running around in pink lingerie and no pants. Aren't we all?  
 
  Strip club offers 'guilt-free' lap dances to customers by promising to give proceeds to Charity... or Hope, or Amber, or Bambi, or Jade  
 
 
Sports:
 
  Blackhawks selling vials of ice from 2013 Championship Season. Each vial contains .999 pure Boston Bruins tears  
 
  Texas Rangers pay $138 million for a Fielder  
 
  Jose Canseco arrested for sex trafficking  
 
 
Geek:
 
  China's Tianhe-2 has been named the world's fastest supercomputer after its ability to successfully sign up on the Obamacare website in just under three days  
 
  IceCube's secret Antarctic lab discovers new types of neutrinos, script for next James Bond movie  
 
  Ancient Canaanite wine cellar held the good stuff. No sign of Fortunato  
 
 
Entertainment:
 
  Six ways Monty Python changed the world. Seven if you include their extensive research into the migratory flight paths of the African swallow  
 
  Miley Cyrus turned 21? They ho up so fast  
 
  Willie Nelson's band skips the second verse and hits the bridge  
 
 
Politics:
 
  Look at that King, Ted Cruz just put his "Shutdown Suplex" on Rand Paul, but Paul just did a reverse and is "Auditing Cruz's Fed" and...wait a minute, that's Scott Walker's music. What's he doing here and why is he carrying that chair?  
 
  Illinois approves marriage for Da Bears  
 
  Obama promises that if Afghans like their current level of sovereignty, they can keep it  
 
 
Business:
 
  The Dow crosses 16,000 for the first time ever as the Bush recovery gains steam  
 
  Lenovo's business is waxing in Brazil  
 
  JPMorgan to pay fine of $13 billion in record settlement, just as soon as it can rummage through Jamie Dimon's couch cushions
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2013-11-26 09:17:57 AM  
As most of you know, we run the preliminary contests on Totalfark to whittle the headlines down, then we run the contests on the Main page afterwards. Here are the contests we've run so far:

December 2012:  http://www.fark.com/comments/8024585

January:  http://www.fark.com/comments/8024940

February:  http://www.fark.com/comments/8026116

March:  http://www.fark.com/comments/8026753

April:  http://www.fark.com/comments/8033297

May:  http://www.fark.com/comments/8033509

I have two more contests that I'll be pushing out later today, as well, and more if I can find the time. Would like to really get us ahead of things now so that I'm not scrambling on the voting part and rushing stuff by the middle of December.
 
2013-11-26 03:13:02 PM  
I think you posted this too early, try later, once, like noon, please?
 
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