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2013-12-13 10:50:05 AM  
Hello and welcome to the third greenlit voting thread for Fark's Headline of the Year contest for 2013 (the previous two quarterfinals will be linked after the entries for this contest). 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 June through August.

Now it's up to you: vote on your favorites, and the top five from this contest will make it to the final round next week. 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 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.

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. Enjoy
 
2013-12-13 10:51:06 AM  
Girl born without brain turns six. Hopes to run for Congress someday

http://www.fark.com/comments/7848385
 
2013-12-13 10:51:24 AM  
Pope Francis halts motorcade to kiss babies. Dude, you already got the job

http://www.fark.com/comments/7857928
 
2013-12-13 10:51:41 AM  
Earth Wind and Fire concert canceled due to water

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2013-12-13 10:51:58 AM  
In Limerick the morn began flawless, When two women a-sudden turned lawless, They fought on the ground, With kids all around, Till both of these Erins went bragh-less

http://www.fark.com/comments/7800205
 
2013-12-13 10:52:14 AM  
Sure, the Finns put babies in boxes and get praised for having one of the world's lowest infant mortality rates. I put a baby in a box and suddenly I'm "grossly misusing the US postal system"

http://www.fark.com/comments/7780881
 
2013-12-13 10:52:30 AM  
"Dogs trained to help sniff out ovarian cancer." OBGYN visits now even more awkward

http://www.fark.com/comments/7881755
 
2013-12-13 10:52:46 AM  
Steam detected at Fukushima nuclear plant. Valve suspected

http://www.fark.com/comments/7848550
 
2013-12-13 10:53:03 AM  
The case for getting drunk at work. Might take more than a case, but I'm listening

http://www.fark.com/comments/7899121
 
2013-12-13 10:53:20 AM  
Bomb explodes in Manama. Doo doo do doo doo

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2013-12-13 10:53:35 AM  
Shootout near golf course leaves hole in one

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2013-12-13 10:55:00 AM  
Afghanistan suicide bomber hides explosive device in his rectum. Which it did

http://www.fark.com/comments/7788674
 
2013-12-13 10:55:14 AM  
Woman beats off sex attacker with umbrella. That must have taken a while

http://www.fark.com/comments/7789535
 
2013-12-13 10:55:31 AM  
Woman delivers 13 lb, 4 oz baby girl in natural childbirth. The mother hopes to decide on a name soon, but she's still torn

http://www.fark.com/comments/7866625
 
2013-12-13 10:55:46 AM  
Squeezing breasts can reverse cancer growth, according to recent studies by scientists who are totally not kidding and completely willing to show you how if you want a demonstration

http://www.fark.com/comments/7878846
 
2013-12-13 10:56:01 AM  
Fiat made of 12 naked women. Most high maintenance car ever

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2013-12-13 10:56:15 AM  
NTSB issues official apology for offensive pilot names released to TV news station, according to spokesman Heywood Jablowme

http://www.fark.com/comments/7839762
 
2013-12-13 10:56:30 AM  
Following Asiana fake name debacle, KTVU fires long-time producers Wi Fuk Tup, Took Mai Chob, and Wai Mi

http://www.fark.com/comments/7858989
 
2013-12-13 10:56:46 AM  
Woman stops a sexual attack on her neighbor by throwing a sledgehammer at the suspect. By great Odin's throne, I say thee NAY

http://www.fark.com/comments/7824164
 
2013-12-13 11:00:24 AM  
Americans pull out of Lahore due to unsafe sects

http://www.fark.com/comments/7881039
 
2013-12-13 11:00:43 AM  
Deadly piglet virus in North Carolina spreads through pooh

http://www.fark.com/comments/7826342
 
2013-12-13 11:01:02 AM  
"I'm a different person now," promises habitual identity thief

http://www.fark.com/comments/7881661
 
2013-12-13 11:01:20 AM  
Cumming man killed in motorcycle crash. Investigators suspect he may have been distracted

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2013-12-13 11:01:36 AM  
*Knock knock* Who's there? George Zimmerman. George Zimmerman who? Congrats, you're on the jury

http://www.fark.com/comments/7789972
 
2013-12-13 11:01:51 AM  
NJ Nazi leader wears full regalia to child custody hearing. "I only want a chance to raise MEIN HEIR"

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2013-12-13 11:03:22 AM  
Cap'n Crunch never rose past the rank of Commander. Still sounds better than Seaman Crunch

http://www.fark.com/comments/7802470
 
2013-12-13 11:03:36 AM  
Academics warn that if Scotland becomes independent, it will risk being invaded by Russia. Sean Connery to play at least five roles in the resulting movie

http://www.fark.com/comments/7865773
 
2013-12-13 11:03:51 AM  
Judge rules baby must change name from Messiah to Martin because it "could put him at odds with a lot of people" in an area with a large Christian population. Because nobody named Martin ever got in a big feud with Christianity

http://www.fark.com/comments/7885011
 
2013-12-13 11:04:05 AM  
Do you find it suspicious that a millionaire's wife drowns after falling overboard in the middle of the night while yachting in the Hamptons? Natalie would

http://www.fark.com/comments/7885105
 
2013-12-13 11:04:28 AM  
Inmate dies in prison after decades-long fight. WHERE THE HELL WERE THE GUARDS?

http://www.fark.com/comments/7910162
 
2013-12-13 11:04:44 AM  
Christian school releases pamphlet with 101 things students can do instead of having sex, such as blowing bubbles. Bubbles said to be thrilled

http://www.fark.com/comments/7809961
 
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