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Last Week’s Contest
The winner: Ellen
You know the rules. Give me the gum.
They told me it was going to be a fist bump.
The actual caption: US President Barack Obama reaches out to shake hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a meeting on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and East Asia summits in Nusa Dua on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on November 18, 2011. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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