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The Week contest: Osama Surprise - May 20, 2011
He had herbal Viagra, a video of himself watching himself on TV, among other things. In headline form, please identify the next startling artifact to come out of Osama bin Laden's lair
Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad compound, near a golf course and a restaurant, was kept amply stocked with both Coke and Pepsi.
Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad compound, near a golf course and a restaurant, was kept amply stocked with both Coke and Pepsi.
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elcome 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: We asked you to identify the next startling artifact to come out of Osama bin Laden’s lair.

THE WINNER: Four Tickets to the Pakistan policeman's ball
Donald Rowe, Westminster, MD
 
SECOND PLACE: Islam for Dummies
Ken Fagin, Gaithersburg, MD
 
THIRD PLACE: Three Pre-Nups
Betty Majeski, Ashland, NE
 
HONORABLE MENTIONS:

An inflatable female suicide bomber
Bob Duncan, Columbia, TN

Shaving Cream
Miles Klein, Frisco, TX

A Snuggie
Michael Rinaldi, Poland, OH

Smart phone with "Angry Pigs" app
Susan Zivich, Munster, IN

A copy of Snooki's autobiography, A Shore Thing
Frank Luciano, Hoboken, NJ

A Barbie Dream House, wired to explode
Judith Cottrill, The Bronx

Completed entry form for Publisher's Clearinghouse sweepstakes
Amy Khawand, Salisbury, MD

Karaoke sheet music for "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing"
Andrew Daniels, Hickory, NC

An "Obama/Biden 2008" bumper sticker
Roger L. Popeney, La Jolla, CA

Little black book with the phone numbers of 72 virgins
George Lloyd, Shrewsbury, MA
 
Unfinished Manuscript:  Jihad for Dummies
Joel Foisy, Potsdam, NY

Final Season, on DVD: Real Housewives of Abbottabad
Patricia Hoopes, Madison, WI
 
Frequent Flyer miles for trips to America
Philip White, Fresh Meadows, NY  11365

"How to Win Friends and Influence People’" by Dale Carnegie
I J Ewing, Durham NC

A banner saying, "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED"
John Richards, Grantsburg, WI

A 1953 Corvette convertible in a shed on the compound
Maya Manny, San Rafael, CA

A Fridge Filled with Bacon!
Mike Paul, Carrboro, NC

Diary Revelation: Osama’s Favorite Beatle? Paul
David Levin, Edgewater, MD

On Nightstand: Autographed picture of Village People's Indian Chief
Edward Gordon, Austin

Osama Subscribed to Cosmo!
Ashley Ryan, Catonsville, MD

Osama's Flash Drives Filled with Cats Playing Piano
Les Ackland, Oakdale, PA

CIA finds world's largest collection of Beanie Babies in bin Laden's lair
Aaron Palley, San Francisco

Bin Laden-size Burkas Confirm Cross Dressing
Catherine Poe, Easton, MD

Sticky note reveals Bin Laden's secret username and password: BeenLawDone@pakistan.gov
James V DiCola, Canton, Ohio

Found: Jimmy Hoffa — Alive and Well!
David Neal, Fanwood, NJ

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