Six Word Contest: The Runners-Up

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Thanks again to all who participated in our Six-Word Contest in Conjunction with And while I’m at it: Thanks,!

We published our winner yesterday: Read (and bid!) here.

It was, of course, an excruciating choice. Peruse the 400+ entries here and see what you think. Our runners up (in no specific order) are as follows:

He smoked me, I just smoked.
— Cameron Vest; Reston, Virginia

Old flame. Great rack. Plays game.
— Paul de Denus, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

“Fire ball…….


remain ca…”
— Kritika Kushwaha, New Delhi, India

“Never needed those eyebrows. Your rack?”
— Pete Sosalski

“After pool table sex, smoked cigarettes.”
— Kelly Kreth


Rob Walker is the author of Buying In: The Secret Dialogue Between What We Buy and Who We Are, and writes the Consumed column for The New York Times Magazine.

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