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Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Congratulations, Twitter humor contest winners!

The results from The Post Magazine’s humor contest are in! From long-form memoirs to photos to Tweets, the response was overwhelming! The field was culled by Post Magazine editors, and the winners selected by celebrity judges.

Here are the top five entries in the Twitter category.

Twitter, as a medium, is ideally suited to the one-liner. At best and worst, it is the bathroom wall of the Internet, where everyone scrawls thoughts and opinions and misspellings with little in common but exuberance and brevity. It’s a haven for jokes. But Twitter one-liners are often like public restrooms: the most popular ones so seldom are as clean as you would like.

But five people beat the odds:

And the winner:

You can read more about the Twitter winner and finalists here.

Further links:

Humor Contest winners announced

Photo contest winner

Humor Contest judges

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