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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Last week's contest: After 41 years and more than 10,000 episodes, All My Children is going off the air. We asked you to kindly come up with the name of a new soap opera that deals with the vital issues of today.  

THE WINNER: All my Children ... are Living in the Basement
Marianne Crane, Cambridge, MA 


SECOND PLACE: Love Is a Many Gendered Thing
Lisa Kaplan, St. Louis Park, MN 

THIRD PLACE: As The World Tweets
Natalie Fevig, Brooklyn, NY 


All My Passwords
Lara Seeburg, New York, NY

All My Parents
Jody Potter, New York, NY 

All My Passwords
Lara Seeburg, New York, NY

All My Problems 
John Hebbe, Fairfax Station, VA 

All My Children, Your Children and Our Children
Peggy Hartley, Boone, NC

All My Surrogates
Marcia Thomas, Springfield, IL

All My Baby Mamas
Susan Sullivan, Portland, OR

All My Children’s Issues
Margaret Gittinger, Fair Oaks Ranch, TX 

All My Children Have Tattoos
Bob Colman, Pam Desert, CA

All My Child Support
Claire Kelly, Lake Charles, LA

All His and His Children
Peter Calistri, Bergenfield, NJ

(I Have Nothing to Leave) All My Children
Susan Hargett, Madisonville, TN 

One Job to Grab
Mary June Gaffrey, Deadwood, SD 

The Broke and the Beautiful
Wendy Thomas, Glenwood, NJ

The Old and the Jobless
Herman Waltzer, Alabaster, AL

The Young and the Wealthless
Monica Esch, Lancaster, PA

The Taxed and the Texted
Ryan F. Carron-Smith, Clawson, MI

The Elderly and the Restless Legs Syndrome
Eric Sibelius, Durango, CO 

Debt Valley
Elizabeth Rogalin, Chatham, NJ 

Palin Place
Alan Parven, Commerce Twp., MI

As the World Turns Warmer
Barb Skalsky, Ham Lake, MN

As the World Defaults
Patti Lodato, Evansville, IN 

As the Market Swings 
Adam Dansky, San Diego, CA

The Guiding Right
Eloise Hills, Schenectady, NY

Gays are Our Wives
Carol Blackburn, Rockville Centre, NY

The BFFs and the LOLables
Mark Gibson, San Antonio, TX

The Duped and the Downsized
Leslie Grossman Fintz, Brooklyn, NY 

Job Fairs Revisited
Kenneth R. Updegrove, Cedaredge, CO

Another Virtual World
Joel Foisy, Potsdam, NY 

The Guiding Compact Fluorescent Light 
Rita Emerson, Orlando, FL 

Ask and Be Told
Rollie Welch, Aurora, OH 

General HMO
Rob James,  San Francisco, CA 

As the Forefathers Turn
Barb Zimmerman, Stewartstown, PA