"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.
Well their ad did say they were the biggest PC maker . . .
"I told my boss I needed computer big enough to install Windows on . . . " Submitted by Todd Perkins, St. Louis, Mo.
"I'm never going to tick off IT again." Submitted by Craig Staton
"Is this a "Comical Processing Unit"?" Submitted by Girish Malhotra
"What a neat way to disguise our break room -- no one will bug us in there!" Submitted by Shirley G., Towanda, Pa.
" It's a good thing it is wireless!" Submitted by Shirley G., Towanda, Pa.
"You think this is big, you ought to see the IT guy that brought it in this morning." Submitted by Harold Paine
"We can't use it yet....we are waiting for the crane to open the manual." Submitted by Craig Watkinson, Nottingham, U.K.
"Don't tell me... this must be IBM's answer to the 'Big Mac'!" Submitted by Jim McDow, Augusta, Ga.
"Boy that tower looks bigger than my computer screen." Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg, W. Va.
"Well, did you put in an order for a ladder?" Submitted by Uday Joshi
"I asked for hi-end CPU but did not mean, 'Chemical Process Unit' . . ." Submitted by Sankar Narayan
"Now I understand why they give a free I-Phone with the purchase of the PC . . ." Submitted by Gabino García, Toa Alta, Puerto Rico
"The monitor for this is a theater screen." Submitted by Ron Dixon, Hastings, Neb.
"We asked purchasing for more archive space." Submitted by Jane Bednarz, Muskegon, Mich.
"When I told sourcing I needed a new computer tower, this is not what I expected." Submitted by Stephen Brown, Parkersburg, W. Va.
"Missed that scaling function again I see . . ." Submitted by Robert Andrew
"I'm still a little worried, but I'm hoping this one will be big enough to run the newest Windows programs without crashing, otherwise watch out!"Submitted by Joe Incontri, Peabody, Mass.
"Let's face, when it comes to computers, size still matters!" Submitted by Joe Incontri, Peabody, Mass.
"Get a hold of IT. We’re going to need a bigger cord." Submitted by C. Elwell, Lees Summit, Mo.
"I hope this system will be adequate for my application. I asked for a server, not a desktop."Submitted by David Debari
"I trusted the sales guy who told me 'We have a BIG offer for a PC.'" Submitted by Paolo Berardi
"Yeah, but who uses 3.5 foot floppies any more?" Submitted by Kevin O'Kelley
"Just to be clear Fred, you found it in the parking lot, brought it in and named it the "Trojan CPU" ?" Submitted by Philip Nearing, Dartmouth Nova Scotia Canada
"I bet it runs that new operating system from Macrosoft®." Submitted by Philip Nearing, Dartmouth Nova Scotia Canada
"You say they gave you a good deal because it was the last one." Submitted by Philip Nearing, Dartmouth Nova Scotia Canada
"Instead of a battery backup, we built you a wind farm!" Submitted by Michael Palmosina
"It's called a HUMVEE. Humongous Unnecessary Machine, Veritable Energy Eater, also known as the HUMMER." Submitted by Michael Palmosina
"I asked for something to store all our work, not our workers." Submitted by Michael Akins
"John never came back from the FAT." Submitted by Luis R. Bird, San Juan, Puerto Rico
"What ever you do don't push the red button!" Submitted by Michael Akins
"Wow! I can't believe you found the ENIAC on EBAY!" Submitted by Chad Garibaldi, St. Louis, Mo.
"I ordered the supercomputer, but I had no idea . . ." Submitted by Narinderpal S. Sood
"It looked smaller in the catalog." Submitted by Robert Crocker
"I guess I should have been more specific when I requisitioned it, but who would've thought they would send me a macro-computer?" Submitted by Chad Garibaldi, St. Louis, Mo.
"I ordered the "theft-proof" computer." Submitted by Sherry Jensen, Rouses Point, N.Y.
"Tell Phil to bring his shrink-ray in here." Submitted by Sherry Jensen, Rouses Point, N.Y
"They say it still takes several minutes for YouTube videos to load up." Submitted by Sherry Jensen, Rouses Point, N.Y
"Oh What a Big Computer that is. By the way what are the slots for?" Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg W. Va.
"Megabytes? It has 512 POUNDS of RAM." Submitted by Todd Perkins, St. Louis, Mo.
"I asked IT for a computer with a bigger hard drive. This is what they sent me." Submitted by Todd Perkins, St. Louis, Mo.
"It had to be a desktop -- nobody had a lap big enough." Submitted by Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla.
"The only problem is you need a ladder to put a disk in." Submitted by Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla.
"Harry just factored up his 1980 design on a per megabyte basis." Submitted by Bob Way
"Maybe it's meant for 78 rpm records." Submitted by Riley Winfield, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
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