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The Week contest: Sewer film

Last week's question: London sewer workers are using high-powered jet hoses to break up a giant "fatberg" — a 250-yard-long, 130-ton mass of congealed cooking oil, used diapers, wet wipes, and other refuse that is blocking a major sewer pipe. If Hollywood filmmakers were to make a movie documenting these workers' heroic efforts, what could they call it?

Click here for the results of last week's contest: Drunk selling

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: "Die Lard"
Anna Lopez-Carr, Goleta, Calif.

SECOND PLACE: "Men in Blecch"
Janine Witte, New Hope, Pa.

THIRD PLACE: "Dungkirk"
Fletcher Wroten, Petaluma, Calif.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

"The Royal Flush"
Steve Graham, Sacramento, Calif.

"On Her Majesty's Septic Service"
Wanda Havener, Hayward, Calif.

"Zero Dark Dirty"
Phyllis Klein, New York City

"A Pew Good Men"
John Parry, Eldersburg, Md.

"Drano Unchained"
Guy Rusiski, Pittsburgh

"Flushdance"
Bruce Carlson, Alexandria, Va.

"The Unflushables"
David Coe, San Jose, Calif.

"Drainspotting"
Natalie Mann, Los Angeles

"The Longest Lard"
John Mabbott, Auburn, Wash.

"Sewercide Squad"
Dee Olekas, Fair Play, S.C.

"The Remains of the Day"
Daniel Hanna, Los Angeles

"There Will Be Crud"
Dennis Crowley, Roanoke, Va.

"Battle of the Bilge"
Serena Meyer, New York City

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