You Saw This Coming of the Day

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A new polling scheme is on the rise over at 4chan to make North Korea's third-generation dictator Kim Jung Un the "People's Choice" in TIME Magazine's Person of the Year. As of 2 p.m. (ET) today, Kim Jung Un is trailing Egyptian president Mohamed Morsy as the second ranked candidate in the poll. Back in 2009, 4chan pranksters staged an upset by voting the website cofounder Christopher Poole (a.k.a Moot) as the World's Most Influential Person.



You Saw This Coming of the Day is a feature series following the latest news in current events that have been on the ticking clock, as well as news and social media commentaries that are predictable or cyclical in nature.

TIME's Person of the Year 2012: Vote for the People's Choice

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TIME's Person of the Year 2012: Vote for the People's Choice
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With the end of another year approaching, TIME magazine unveiled its "People's Choice" candidates for the Person of the Year, which includes a wide range of newsmakers like Chinese dissident and artist Ai Weiwei, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (top row), 50 Shades of Grey author E.L. James, Undocumented Immigrants and Korean singer PSY (middle row), as well as Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner, The Higgs Boson Particle and Mars Curiosity Rover (bottom row) among many others. The voting will stay open until 11:59 p.m. on December 12 and the winner will be announced on December 14, while the editor's choice will be announced on December 21 with the release of its last issue of the year.

Person Of The Year of the Day

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Person Of The Year of the Day: TIME picks "The Protester" as its Person of the Year for 2011.

No one could have known that when a Tunisian fruit vendor set himself on fire in a public square, it would incite protests that would topple dictators and start a global wave of dissent. In 2011, protesters didn’t just voice their complaints; they changed the world.