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Who -- or what -- had the best 15 minutes of 2012?

Honey Boo Boo. "Gangnam Style." Royal Nudity. These people and/or things all captured our attention -- at least for a time -- this year. Drag and drop to rank your favorite (and least favorite) moments now, and let us know if you think we'll still be talking about them in 2013!

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  • Horses and bayonets

    Horses and bayonets President Obama swung back with an odd turn of phrase when Mitt Romney criticized him for reducing the number of naval ships.Read more

  •  "Fifty Shades of Grey"

    "Fifty Shades of Grey"Thanks to E.L. James, middle-aged moms everywhere got a little more, um, sensual.Read more

  • McKayla Maroney is not impressed

    McKayla Maroney is not impressedThe world's best female vaulter failed to win gold in her event and showed us just how she felt.Read more

  • Replacement refs

    Replacement refsWe all came to REALLY appreciate seasoned referees -- and the NFL quickly realized it.Read more

  • "Tan Mom"

    "Tan Mom" A New Jersey mother Patricia Krentcil shocked the nation with her uber-bronzed skin. Read more

  • "Jeah," that's not a word

    "Jeah," that's not a wordRyan Lochte won five medals in London, but it's his "vocabulary" we most remember.Read more

  • Clint Eastwood talking to a chair

    Clint Eastwood talking to a chairAt minimum, it was memorable -- and it put a common piece of furniture in the middle of the political conversation.Read more

  • Honey Boo Boo

    Honey Boo BooA Kardashian she isn't, but her antics have put her atop the reality TV food chain -- at least for now.Read more

  • Royal nudity

    Royal nudityPrice Harry got cheeky (and a little more) in Vegas.Read more

  • "Gangnam Style"

    "Gangnam Style"This cheeky Korean song about excesses of the rich captivated us with a horsey dance. Read more

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