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The Week contest: Economic Plan - October 7, 2011

The Federal Reserve has launched its latest salvo to revive the U.S. economy, dubbed “Operation Twist.” If this attempt doesn’t work, what should the next one be called? 

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 results of last week's contest: Soap Opera

Last week’s question: The Federal Reserve has launched its latest salvo to revive the U.S. economy, dubbed “Operation Twist.” If this attempt doesn’t work, what should the next one be called?  

Results:

THE WINNER: Operation Garage SalePaul Kim, Covington, LA 

SECOND PLACE: Operation Write China a Bad CheckMarv Toyer, Carlsbad, CA 

THIRD PLACE: Operation WishJim J. Breen, Santa Barbara, CA 

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Operation TwitsJeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA

Operation Oliver TwistJohn Walsh, Mercer Island, WA

Operation New CokeLarry & Luann Bonier, Jamestown, RI

Operation Charlie Brown Football KickJohn Parry, Laurel, MD 

Operation Okay, Then, Let’s try ShoutingBarrie MacConnell, Coeur d’Alene, ID

Operation ClouseauAlan Parven, Commerce Twp., MI

Operation Rubik’s CubeAngela James, Westminster, MD

Operation Printing Press IIBob Peffers, San Antonio, TX

Operation Bend OverDiego Torres, Honolulu, HI

So You Think You Can FinanceJeff Frankenfield, San Francisco, CA

Operation Twist & ScreamBill Clow, Woodstock, IL

Operation Twist Like You Didn’t Last SummerCathy Gallagher, Hancock, NH

Operation Mashed PotatoPat Geisler, Watervliet, MI

Operation LimboTom Schuster, Morris, MN

Now We’ll Do the Hokey PokeyRoman Melnyk, Woodland Hills, CA

Operation Anyone Have a Better Idea?Mike Honeycutt, Asheville, NC

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