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The Week contest - Regrettable tattoos

The percentage of Americans with tattoos has risen from 14 percent in 2008 to 21 percent last year. Given those huge numbers, identify the wording of a tattoo most likely to be regretted at age 50

Welcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

Click here for the results of the previous contest: Mars Meals

Last week's question: The percentage of Americans with tattoos has risen from 14 percent in 2008 to 21 percent last year — and women are now more likely to be inked than men. Given those huge numbers, we asked you to come up with the wording of a tattoo most likely to be regretted at age 50.

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: Hope I die before I get oldJeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA

SECOND PLACE: Mrs. BieberMadeleine Braun, Chula Vista, CA

THIRD PLACE: Check out these hootersClarice Roth, Germantown, NC

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Winning!Allen Peters, Knoxville, TN

I, for one, hate our new computer overlords.Jeff Ludden, San Diego, CA

Snooki for PresidentJames Smith, Mill Valley, CT

Britney RocksArt Rodia, Woodbury, CT

Team EdwardKathee McCarl, Cool, CA

Down with AARP!Cody Dove, Chicago, IL

Medicare is for Moochers!Marcia Murphy, Burlington, MA

Sexy SmokerJill Dunn, Orlando, FL

Hope and ChangeAudrey Plzak, Vail, CO

WJordan Shin, Eugene, OR

I Love My Broker — Bernie MadoffGreg Feist, Seattle, WA

Tiger BloodAllen Peters, Knoxville, TN 

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