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The Week contest: Tower Name - November 5, 2010
A mogul has built the first billion dollar residence, in Mumbai, with 400,000 square feet of space. Give this 27-story tower of indulgence an appropriate name
 
The world's first billion-dollar house features nine elevators for convenient mobility up and down its 27 floors.
The world's first billion-dollar house features nine elevators for convenient mobility up and down its 27 floors.
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Welcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

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Results: Indian petrochemical magnate Mukesh Ambani has built the world's first billion-dollar personal residence, in Mumbai. We asked you to give his grandiose, 27-story tower an appropriate name, and you humbly submitted:

THE WINNER: The TajMaHaul
Robert M. Greenburg, Round Rock, TX
 
SECOND PLACE: Chump Tower
B. Gee, Poway, CA
 
THIRD PLACE: Slum Dog Billion-lair
Deb Anderson, Overland Park, KS

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
 
The Taj Ma- WTF?!?!
Robyn Parnell, Hillsboro. OR
 
The Taj Mineisbigger
Louis Guy, Norfolk, VA
 
Taj MaHell
Joel Emanuel, Los Angeles
 
Taj Banal
Leigh Lockwood, Doylestown, PA
 
The Taj Mall
Betty Grekas, Georgetown, DE

The Tall Mahaj
Cindy Adams and Michael Hurley, Denver, CO
 
La Taj Aux Folles
Pete Tomasi, Milwaukee, WI
 
Trump Mahal
Shlomo Elspas, Los Angeles
 
The MukMansion
Mark Magnesen, Hinsdale, IL

Exxonadu
Roberta Ritter, Chicago
 
Mumbai Dearest
Barry Cutler, Palm Desert
 
OverCaste
Sarah Kehrberg, Phoenix, AZ

Slumlord Billionaire
Alisha Niehaus, Brooklyn
 
Neener, Neener, Neener
Marilyn Corley, Santa Ana, CA
 
The Entire Estate Building
Philip Wood, Palo Alto, CA
 
Excess Bollywood
Rebecca Willman, New Carlisle, OH
 
Outsource Oasis
Stephanie Marcus, Brooklyn
 
Frank Lloyd Wrong
Michael Slawski, Fairfax, VA
 
Grossland
Edmund Conti, Raleigh, NC
 
The MukMansion
Mark Magnesen, Hinsdale, IL

Mi Casa no es su Casa
Caroline Verner, Savannah, GA

 

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