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And the worst footnote of 2010 was…
December 31, 2010—Each year for the past four years, we've asked you -- footnoted readers -- to vote on which footnote buried deep in the bowels of SEC filings merits our top prize for worst footnote of the year. And this ...

Voting now open for Footnote of the Year…
December 17, 2010—It's that time of year again: the time when we ask our readers to pick the worst footnote of 2010. As with years past, there were a lot of good candidates this year and Theo, Sonya and I had trouble winnowing ...

And the worst footnote of 2009 was…
December 31, 2009—Voting for the worst footnote of 2009 ended last night and footnoted readers have chosen the disclosure by Chesapeake Energy (CHK) that it had spent $12.1 million to purchase Chairman and CEO Aubrey McClendon's antique map collection. Here's the disclosure in all of ...

A footnoted contest…
January 3, 2008—Earlier this week, footnoted readers voted for the worst footnote in 2007, with nearly 60% selecting Qwest (Q). But all of the choices were limited to things that had been already reported on the site. Over the past few days, several readers have sent me variations of this story about Comcast's (CMCSA) founder, ...

And the worst footnote of the year is…
December 31, 2007—Last week, I asked footnoted.org readers to vote on the worst footnote in 2007. While I had picked it on my own in the past, I figured in this age of social media, it made more sense to put it out to a vote. Just over 600 people voted and it wasn't much of a […]

A footnoted contest…
November 6, 2007—Even with all the screens I have in place to sort through filings, when Q season rolls around, things invariably fall through the cracks. So I'd like to enlist the help of footnoted.org readers. And I'd like to offer a reward for the best find: a signed copy of ...