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Most Unknown Person of the Year 2007

Filed under: Humour and Nonsense by Hari
Posted on Sun, Dec 30, 2007 at 21:05 IST (last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 08:00 IST)

Papa Hari News Service

The much-anticipated Papa Hari Annual Most Unknown Person of the Year 2007 award has been announced. This year, the winner of this award is:

Name: Unknown
Age: Unknown
Sex: Unknown
Nationality: Unknown
Current location: Unknown

Releasing the details of the award at the Awards ceremony, Papa Hari said that this unknown person would collect $1 million in prize money if he/she could be found. Unfortunately this person could not be located as his/her current location was not known. He stated that the choice had been exceedingly difficult and that every one of the nominees had deserved the award, but ultimately one of them had to be chosen. The nominees for the award this year were:
  1. Unknown
  2. Unknown
  3. Unknown
  4. Unknown
  5. Unknown
The spokesman claimed that this list made the ultimate choice of the winner extremely tough.

The Most Unknown Person would have to come forward to collect the award within a week, otherwise the $1 million prize money would revert to the Papa Hari Foundation. When a news reporter questioned the feasibility of such an award, a spokesman of the Papa Hari Foundation said that it was a unique award meant to honour unknown people around the world. "Most of these annual awards are given to known people. We want to be different and give an award to a completely unknown person. When this unknown person comes forward to collect this award, we will definitely give it to that person." Asked how any person who claimed the award could be unknown if he/she revealed his/her identity, the spokesman stated that it would be a problem as becoming known would immediately disqualify that person for the prize.

So far there have been several claimants for this award every year, but it is not known who had successfully obtained the prize money. When questioned by another journalist about past winners, the spokesman said that he did not know who had won. "The very point of this award is that an unknown person wins this prize." It is rumoured that all the prize money from the award in previous years is currently safe in Papa Hari's Swiss bank account (account number unknown), but this is pure speculation based on rumours spread by unknown people.

13 comment(s)

  1. I thought I was in with a chance this year :) Oh well, there's always next year....

    Comment by Ray (visitor) on Sun, Dec 30, 2007 @ 21:08 IST #
  2. Well you have a chance if you're unknown. Are you unknown? :p

    Comment by hari (blog owner) on Sun, Dec 30, 2007 @ 21:25 IST #
  3. Who?

    Comment by MrCorey (visitor) on Mon, Dec 31, 2007 @ 01:28 IST #
  4. Which who, MrCorey? :D

    Comment by hari (blog owner) on Mon, Dec 31, 2007 @ 08:03 IST #
  5. Dunno the guy!

    Comment by MrCorey (visitor) on Mon, Dec 31, 2007 @ 11:37 IST #
  6. I should have known it but I didn't.

    Comment by hari (blog owner) on Mon, Dec 31, 2007 @ 11:48 IST #
  7. comment unknown

    Comment by Shrinidhi (visitor) on Mon, Dec 31, 2007 @ 18:41 IST #
  8. But unfortunately, Shrinidhi, you are known so you cannot win the award. ;)

    Comment by hari (blog owner) on Mon, Dec 31, 2007 @ 19:26 IST #
  9. Yay, I (unknown) is the most uknown person of the year.. :)

    Comment by uknown (visitor) on Mon, Dec 31, 2007 @ 20:41 IST #
  10. This person sounds kind of familiar. I think I was at a party once where I just missed meeting him/her.

    Comment by Ernie (visitor) on Sat, Jan 5, 2008 @ 20:35 IST #
  11. lol, thanks for telling us which bank could be involved in the whole scheme ;) what happens next is unknown to me even! :D

    Comment by pearl (visitor) on Sat, Jan 5, 2008 @ 22:49 IST #
  12. Hehe... ernie. This person is familiarly unknown and unfamiliarly known.

    pearl, it could be the Papa Hari Bank for all you know :p

    Comment by hari (blog owner) on Sun, Jan 6, 2008 @ 14:10 IST #
  13. no one knows me, i know this as i know no one. i will not give my bank details to claim the price as this would make a part of me known which is contradictory to the award.instead i can tell you to put the money in some place unknown and i will pick up the unknown money, maybe, if i wish to. however, at this moment, it is unknown about my decision to pick up the money:oops:

    Comment by unknown (visitor) on Sat, Jan 10, 2009 @ 03:48 IST #

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