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In summary, here are the ten Picks Of 2012 as chosen by readers...

By Tim Montgomerie
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Rounding off our Picks of the Year - as voted for by readers the last two winners are...

The u-turn of the year was the pasty tax - voted for by 46.7% of ConHome respondents. The coming U-turn on Heathrow's third runway was second with 33.5% of votes.

Gaffe of the year was Aidan Burley Tweeting about "multicultural crap" during the Olympics Opening Ceremony. It won 30.4% of the vote. Chloe Smith's infamous Newsnight appearance received 29.8% and Nadine Dorries going on I Am A Celebrity won 24.0%.

The previous eight winners were...


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