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The Week contest: Snore Patrol - August 12, 2011
The Crowne Plaza hotel chain has started testing its first "snore absorption rooms," with soundproof walls and "snore patrols" to knock on the doors of thunderous snorers. What should these anti-snoring employees be called?&
The Week contest: Snore Patrol - August 12, 2011
The Week contest: Snore Patrol - August 12, 2011
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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: The Crowne Plaza hotel chain has started testing its first “snore absorption rooms,” with soundproof walls and “snore patrols” to knock on the doors of thunderous snorers. We asked you what these anti-snoring employees should be called.

FIRST PRIZE: The Silent Knights
Elizabeth Rodriguez, Newington, CT

SECOND PLACE: The Peace Corps
James Lister Smith, Mill Valley, CA

THIRD PLACE: ZZ Cops
Angela James, Westminster, MD

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Sleeper Agents
Kathleen Sargent, Bedford, TX

Sleeper Cells
Dawson Mills, Norfolk, VA

The Z Team
Thomas Riley, Palo Alto, CA 

Dreamland Security
Mike Motta, Cumberland, RI

Mumshoes
Michael Sheehan, Leesburg, VA 

The Dream Team
Nadine Lubka, New York, NY  

The Wake Board
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA 

The Snore Corps
Hollyann Kwiecien, Waukesha, WI

Secret Snorvice
Michael Slawski, Fairfax, VA 

The Morpheoso
Manny Kaplan, St. Louis Park, MN 

ZZZZs and Desist League
Amy Torchinsky, Greensboro, NC

Hotel Zzzecurity
Raven Deerwater, Mendocino, CA 

Stormin' Snoremen
R. Klingon, New York, NY 

White Noise Maintenance Attendants
Judith Averill, Amherst, MA 

Buzz Kills
Patricia Van Dyk, Spring Hill, FL 

Nasal Officers
Tom Haas, Lebanon, PA

Sleepworkers
Rob Pigott, Long Beach, CA

Snooze Team 6
Brian Scott, Lewes, DE

The Good Knights
Melissa Haney, Corvallis, OR

Hush Puppies
Marj Moeller, Appleton, WI  54914

Soundanistas
Michael Salstein, San Francisco, CA 

The Casa Nostril
Joel Schwartz, Las Vegas, NV  89123

Slumber Jacks
Julia H. West, Chester Springs, PA

Rumble Rousers
Joan Lloyd, Kihei, HI

Slumb Lords
Anh Nguyen, Villa Park, IL 

The Nod Squad
Thomas S Allen, Blairsville, GA

Aides to ZZZZZZZZ's
Carol Hubbard, Huntington Beach, CA

Snore Managers
Linda McKnight, Reno, NV 

Snore Losers
Christopher Bell, West Yarmouth, MA 

Bleat Cops
Dustin Riedel, Chicago, IL 

Alarm Clerks
Andrew Daniels, Hickory, NC 

Snoriffs
Mary E Koch, Colorado Springs, CO

Buzz Fuzz
Barb Alexander, Boise, ID

Rumble Rooters
Ray Striegel, Dale, IN

Off-Snore-Workers
Carolyn Sawyer, Fife, WA 

Zenforcers
Hal Reeves, Dallas, TX

The Rest-apo
Jocelyn Blore, San Francisco, CA

The Guestapo
Kevin Gillogly, Thousad Oaks, CA 

Snoretroopers
Kurt Kuss, Brighton, MA 

Schnotzies
Kerry Hibbs, Lakeway, TX

Not ZZZ's
Roxanne Perez, Twentynine Palms, CA 

Hotel Shhhhecurity
Ann Reed, Kailua, HI

Hearing Maids
Maureen Minnick, Middleton, WI 

Snore Walkers
Jan Hudson, Darnestown, MD

Sandmen
Carl J. Schack, Jr., Cincinnati, OH

Septum Fi
Jack Mortimer, Clearwater, FL

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