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The Week contest: Teen Religion - June 24, 2011

A North Carolina teen has won a legal battle to wear a nose stud to school by arguing she is a member of the "Church of Body Modification." Come up with another new religion teens might use to excuse their behavior

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: Twitter

Results: After a North Carolina teen won a legal battle to wear a nose stud to school by arguing she was a member of the "Church of Body Modification," we asked you to name another new religion that teens might use to excuse their behavior.

THE WINNER: The Church of SullentologyCorey Kosak, Hoboken, NJ  SECOND PLACE: The Church of Later Today SaintsGeorge Lloyd, Shrewsbury, MA

THIRD PLACE: ConfusionismAngela James, Westminster, MD  HONORABLE MENTIONS:

The Gospel According to Me Susan S. Shimokawa, Honolulu

Snooki's WitnessesBrian Cumings, Austin, TX

The Holy Eye-RollersRenay Daigle, St. Johns, FL

The Church of WWHD (What would Heather Do?)Edmund Conti, Raleigh NC

Church of Like, You Know, WhateverPaul Binder, Bellevue, WA

Seventh Day HedonistKen Burton, New Tripoli, PA

BootyismParker Wise, Branford, CT

Sacred Order of the Saggy JeansStuart Nachtsheim, San Francisco

HormonismBetsy Bermant, Madison, WI

The High Priesthood of Low PantsDave Clark, West Richland, WA

First Assembly of Know-it-allKaren Arestides, East Troy, WI

The Church of Perpetual DramaMike Winning, San Ramon, CA

Christian ScientextMike Boettcher, Scotsdale, AZ

Our Lady of The Righteous DownloadCarey Eidel, Skaneateles, NY

Seventh Day ProcrastinatorsAlex Furches, Nashville, TN, 37211

Facebook WitnessesMark McAdon, Midland  MI

The Geek Orthodox ChurchAlex Tripp, San Francisco, CA

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