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05-17-2012, 06:37 PM
TRMS Infoxication Challenge: Winners
By Kent Jones - Thu May 17, 2012 4:46 PM EDT
Maddow Blog (http://maddowblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/17/11747819-trms-infoxication-challenge-winners?lite)


Given the volume and quality of the entries, some of you must have waited years for the chance to write Fox Nation-style headlines.

While we are humbled by all of your hard work, it made choosing winners both a delight and a fool's errand. Nonetheless, here a few of the many excellent offerings. (Remember, infoxication means transforming these three tame headlines into roaring, terror-filled Fox Nation headlines.)

<span style="color: #000099">College Sweethearts Find Love Again After 60 Years Apart</span> link (http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/trending-now/college-sweethearts-love-again-60-years-apart-155703122.html)

<span style="color: #990000">Obama Reunites Sixties Radicals in Drug-Fueled Love-In
Cap'n Crusty

Obamacare Death Panel Reunites Couple, Orders Them to Die Together J.C. Sandlin

Ryan Plan Creates Surge in Traditional Relationships Among Seniors Mike Skeeter</span>

<span style="color: #3333FF">Apple Readies iPhone With Bigger Screen: Sources</span> link (http://news.yahoo.com/apple-readies-iphone-larger-screen-sources-130107264--finance.html)

<span style="color: #990000">Liberals, Armed with Bigger Screens, Are Coming for YOU! GlenCantrell

Obesity Epidemic: Is Siri Getting Bigger, Too? Matthew Harmer

iPhone Succumbs to Political Correctness: Panders to Nearsighted Liberals Susan-2593783

Apple's Big-Screen iPhones Threaten to Destroy Optometry Industry Schnotty McSlime</span>

<span style="color: #000099">London 2012: Olympic Flame Tours Greece</span> link (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18065977)

<span style="color: #990000">Obama's Weak Stance on Terrorism Spurs Threat, Fire-Wielding Foreigners Run Amok in Greece Eese

Deficit Destroys Greek Economy; Greeks Forced to Work, Play by Torchlight CelticLaxer

Obama, Olympic Torch Ceremony, and the Third Reich: A Hidden History Andrew Marlowe Bergman</span>

Thanks again, everyone!
Here's a little background: Maddow Blog (http://maddowblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/16/11735230-trms-headline-writing-challenge-infoxication?lite)

05-18-2012, 09:45 AM

Hard to beat this one, however:

'Are lower gas prices a problem?'

An actual chyron sighted on Fox News.