Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner May 1, 2011

Congratulations to Ferman Prewitt of Monett, Mo., for submitting the winning caption. See if you've got what it takes to be the next winner -- a new cartoon has been posted.

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"Comical Processing" features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. It’s our way of letting you take a break from all the serious stuff you deal with at work —  by coming up with appropriate light-hearted captions.

Comical Processing cartoon caption

Instruction Manual -- We don’t need no stinking
Instruction Manual!!!!!!

 

Honorable Mentions

"This is what happens when the Lawyers get involved...." Submitted  by  Robert Andrew

"ACME is at it again, we better call Wile E. Coyote to decipher this one." Submitted  by  Jim Higginbotham
 
"Take it home for a read. You'll be overseeing the startup tomorrow." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt


Click here to see the current Comical Processing cartoon.

OTHER SUBMISSIONS

 CURRENT SUBMISSIONS

"Hey, they sent the abridged version...." Submitted  by  Robert Andrew

"Since real men don't read instructions we may have to call my wife on this one." Submitted  by  James F. Allbright

"It finally happened, the instruction manual weighs as much as the equipment." Submitted  by  John M Patterson; Borger, Texas

"Didn't they have an automatic version?" Submitted  by  Steve C, New York

"What is new in the manual that we already know?" Submitted  by  Donald Drummond; Clarksburg, WVa

"The publisher didn't know how to translate Chinese." Submitted  by  Jim McDow; Augusta, GA

"Instruction manual
Femenino sustativo
Masculin d'emploi
Libetto maschile d'instruzioni
Bedienungsanleitung weiblich
'Which one means start?'"
Submitted  by  Theresa Fitzgerald; Wellsville, NY

"If you can read this print then you have been exposed to . . ." Submitted  by  Jeff Tiner; Wrens, Ga.

"I am sure now we should read it for trouble shooting!" Submitted  by  Rajiv Narang; Toansa, India

"Make sure you read the fine print." Submitted  by  John Pellegrini

"Looks like they sent us the large-print version." Submitted  by  Paul Menary; Brantford, Ont.

"At least we'll never misplace the manual." Submitted  by  Paul Menary; Brantford, Ont.

"Oh boy, here we go again . . . a new startup and a BLANK Instruction Manual" Submitted  by  Mary W.; Chicago, IL

"So much for a paperless society." Submitted  by  Rick Lawrence

"Is this English?" Submitted  by  Boni A. Size

"It came from the Wonka Factory. The Oompa Loompas are real practical jokers." Submitted  by  Joe Davis; Webster Groves, Mo.

"That's not quite what I expected when they said "Do it yourself' Submitted  by  Robert N.

"We put this machine in to cut down on our paper use!" Submitted  by  Michael Palmosina; Pittsburgh, Pa.

"We don't really need this, the operators know what to do." Submitted  by  Hiram Pabon

"When you figure out how it works. . . just fill in the blank pages." Submitted  by  Eugene Rease

"Now I know why our salesman recommended we buy the start-up service and operator training." Submitted  by  Kevin Summ; Milwaukee, Wis.

"This is one of those new Baby Boomer Instructional Manuals. It's for us old Geezers that don't know how to download the manual to an ipod, text the vendor on a Blackberry, dial into a webinar for service tips or e-mail questions. The good news is all of the letters in the manual are 3 inches tall." Submitted  by  Chuck Lewis

"This must be the manual for a manufacturing plant! Written in multi languages?" Submitted  by  LC, New York

"It is half the size of the last manual" Submitted  by  Adam Morris; Westlake, La.


"Peux vous lire Anglais?" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"Volume 1" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"It's funny that a paper machine would have such a large manual." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"I thought you said it was a quick read." Submitted  by  Shawn Kerry; Westlake, Ohio

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