The Week Contest
This week’s question: A Texas man sued his date for the $17.31 he paid for her cinema ticket, after she allegedly ruined the movie by constantly texting a friend. If Hollywood were to make a courtroom drama about the legal battle over this date gone wrong, what could it title the film?
Last week’s contest: Longtime single people in places like Brooklyn and San Francisco are now practicing “ sologamy” and marrying themselves in full ceremonies. If a sologamist were to write a book on how to sustain a successful marriage with yourself, what would it be called?
THE WINNER: “Living La Vida Loner” Claude Offenbacher, Eugene, Ore.
SECOND PLACE: “Seeing I to I” Lee Silverman, Morgantown, W. Va.
THIRD PLACE: “One Is Not the Loneliest Number” LeRoy Gaintner, Paradise Valley, Ariz.
For runners-up and complete contest rules, please go to theweek.com/contest.
How to enter: Submissions should be emailed to email@example.com. Please include your name, address, and daytime telephone number for verification; this week, type “Bad date” in the subject line. Entries are due by noon, Eastern Time, Tuesday, June 6. Winners will appear on the Puzzle Page next issue and at theweek.com/puzzles on Friday, June 9. In the case of identical or similar entries, the first one received gets credit.
The winner gets a one-year subscription to The Week.