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?

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

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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:

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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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