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The Week contest: Sailing pumpkin

This week's question: A Nebraska power-plant worker recently celebrated his 60th birthday by sailing 38 miles down the Missouri River in a carved-out 846 lb. pumpkin from his garden. What would be a good name for this seaworthy vegetal vessel?

Click here to see the results of last week's contest: Vomit job

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: "Gourdian Yacht"

Michael Rouse, Troy, Michigan

SECOND PLACE: "The Squashbuckler"

Hunter Burgan, Los Angeles, California

THIRD PLACE: "The Hollowqueen"

Wahib Hanna, Yuma, Arizona

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

"Battleship Popumpkin''

Larry Rifkin, Glastonbury, Connecticut 

"Old Orangesides"

Tim Farrell, Los Altos, California

"All A-gourd"

Brent Haas, Longview, Texas

"Squash Awash''

Cary Klafter, Petaluma, California

"The Man Overgourd"

Rick Torrence, The Village, Oklahoma

"Chairman of the Gourd"

Ken Kellam III, Dallas, Texas

"The Bisquemarck"

Lidia Zidik, Reading, Pennsylvania

"The Husk Finn"

Judith Neulander, Beachwood, Ohio

"Botanic Titanic"

Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

"My Other Boat Is A Zucchini"

Kenneth Burgan, Grass Valley, California

"Stringy Dinghy"

Rebecca Burgan, Grass Valley, California

"Hollow Victory"

Bruce Northey, Shoreline, Washington

"Jumpin' Jack Cask"

David Yashar, Charlestown, Massachusetts 

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