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The Week contest: Harry Potter - October 22, 2010

J.K. Rowling says she may write another installment in her Harry Potter series. What might the next book in the series be titled?

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: Bubba Diet

Results: After J.K. Rowling told Oprah she would consider writing a sequel to Harry Potter—last seen as a married dad—we asked you to predict the title of the next installment in the series. You conjured up:

THE WINNER: Harry Potter and the Quest for Even More Money
Kristy Rimwood, Owings Mills, MD
 
SECOND PLACE: Harry Potter and the Colonoscopy of Doom
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA
 
THIRD PLACE: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fiber
Justin Worum, Billings, MT
 
HONORABLE MENTIONS:
 
Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Babysitter
Will Wilson, Brecksville, OH
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Pre-nup
Barbara Shaw, Chicago
 
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Sequels
Zollie Kaplan, St. Louis Park, MN
 
Harry Potter and the “Dad, not that old story again!”
Alan Parven, Commerce Twp, MI
 
Harry Potter and the Financial Portfolio of Doom
John Walsh, Conifer, CO
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Kidney Stone
Hal Rolls, Slidell, LA
 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Ask-Your-Mom
Sienna White, Boise, ID
 
Harry Potter and the Curse of the Ineffective Time-Out
Bob Brill, Bethlehem, PA
 
Harry Potter and the Quest to Buy a House in the Hogwarts School District
Tim Lanter, Alexandria, KY
 
Harry Potter and the Diaper Genie
Matt Gough, Occidental, CA
 
Harry Potter and the Quidditch Mom
Warren Scrivani, Raleigh, NC
 
Harry Potter and the Order of Protection
Conrad Geller, Ashburn, VA
 
Harry Potter and the Magic of Divorce
Eric Wallace, Boise, ID
 
Harry Potter and Chamber of Unemployment Benefits
Roy Hencok, Eureka, CA
 
Harry Potter and Post-Voldemort PTSD
Jaz Garewal, Tucson, AZ
 
Welcome Back, Potter!
Amy Torchinsky, Greensboro, NC

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