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The Week contest - Costly chuckles

What would you call a comedy club that charged by the laugh?

Last week’s contest: A comedy club in Barcelona has started using facial-recognition equipment to monitor customers so it can charge them by the laugh. If a sister club with the same pricing system opened in the U.S., what would it be called?

Results:

THE WINNER: Ha la CarteDarren Pollock, Pasadena, Calif.SECOND PLACE: Cents-of-humorChase Cawthorne, Destin, Fla.THIRD PLACE: Jokes On YouNeil Mann, Albuquerque, N.M.HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Comic Dime-ingAmy Torchinsky, Greensboro N.C.Tally-Ho-HoRick Torrence, The Village, Okla.Comic ScripFrank Letchworth, Knoxville, Tenn.Snicker TickerWarren King, Minnetonka, Minn.Bucks For YuksLaura Kreitler, San Francisco, Calif.Impoverization Thomas Johnston, Riverside, Calif.Grin & Buy ItLaura Cahners, Charlotte, Vt.The Comedy TellerOliver Singer, New York City, N.Y.The Titter TollhouseCharles Huber, Gettysburg, Pa.A Nickle A TickleDavid Dolan, Kagel Canyon, Calif.Laughing My Assets OffKelly McConville, Swarthmore, Pa.Pay As You GuffawMichael Berry, Westford, Mass.Payup StandupBrian Duyst, Carlsbad, Calif.

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