Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner December 20, 2011

Congratulations to Scott Calkins of Baton Rouge, La., who submitted the winning caption to this cartoon. Think you can write a funny caption? Be sure to check out our latest cartoon.

"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
I think my Differential Absorption LIDAR will be the preferred method for
Volcano emissions sampling.


Honorable Mentions

"Why do you always have to steal my thunder?" Submitted  by  Larry Shade

"Boy some archaeologist is going to have a hard time explaining that thing." Submitted  by  Richard Gauthe

"That's great but, you're supposed to be discovering FIRE!" Submitted  by Kirby Hostetler; Barberton, OH

"Witch!" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

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"Gog you always have to be the show off. . . " Submitted  by  Bob Andrew

"Tug, you and your experimentation... And what fluid did you say I will be drinking laying down under it? That won't get me in trouble now, will it?" Submitted  by  Martin Tremblay

"How Come You have that Crane holding that bottle for?" Submitted  by  Donald Drummond; Clarksburg, W. Va.

"You should enter it next years,'Punkin Chunkin', championship in Delaware. By then I should have the wheels ready so you can get it there." Submitted  by  Jim Higginbotham; Chicago

"Well... it's about time! So, tell me Ogg -- is 'hour' glass half empty, or is 'hour' glass half full?" Submitted  by  Jim McDow; Augusta, Ga.

"I don't know what that blue thing is, but we sure can use that thing holding it up." Submitted  by  Keith Wamsley

"Since you forgot to include a top on your invention, you can't call it a reducer....Great Scott, you've invented the chimney!" Submitted  by  Chuck Lewis

"Put a cork in it, Smoke gets in your eyes, Jug head, On top of old Smokey..... Some day these will be classics! Quit smiling and carve these down!" Submitted  by  Chuck Lewis

"That's nothing. Wait till you see what this baby can do." Submitted  by  Kirby Hostetler; Barberton, OH

"Give me credit for the invention of the wheel, or I'll add the vinegar, and your village will be toast." Submitted  by  Jaclyn E. Shuman

"Oooooo! Look what Ogg do!" Submitted  by  Scott J. Weston

"So what good is a 48" X 2" concentric reducer if we haven't even invented pipe yet?" Submitted  by  Denny Clinton; Denver, Colo.

"OK Einstein, how ya gonna get that cork IN the volcano??" Submitted  by  Denny Clinton; Denver, Colo.

"Don't get cocky! It's some fine work but where would we be without my mill-stones?" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"Yeah, it's great, but how will it help bring in the harvest?" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"You finished so me can use machine shop now?" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"I have no idea what that is, but I have a feeling you'll win the science fair." Submitted  by  Elsie Konecsni; North Olmsted, Ohio

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