Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner May 15, 2011

May 15, 2011
Congratulations to Rick Torchia from California for submitting the winning caption. See if you've got what it takes to be the next winner -- a new cartoon has been posted.
"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.

Judging by the look on your face, I take it you are not OK
with the new overflow system . . .

Honorable Mentions

 "Initiations are mandatory . . . grievances can be discussed after your 6 month probation." Submitted  by  Gabrielle Maksimovich
"Hold your horses Charlie, I still have a minute left on my break." Submitted  by  Chuck Lewis

"You yelled at the operator, didn't you?" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

Click here to see the current Comical Processing cartoon.



"Not my area." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"I told you so . . . they still need to complete the piping run to the sludge pound." Submitted  by  R.T. Mueller

"Sorry, I can't join you boss. Union rules." Submitted  by  Christine Banaszek; Hauppauge, NY

"Now you know why we need the flow alarm. . . " Submitted  by  Rick Torchia

"Oh, now I see it! It says 'blind the flange, THEN open the valve!' Sorry!" Submitted  by  Christopher Clarke; New Orleans

"Would you be more comfortable if I could raise the temperature a bit?" Submitted  by  Carol Wilson, Iowa

"I tried to warn you about performing exorcism's on the equipment." Submitted  by  Jim Higginbotham; Chicago

"I told you we shouldn't put the break room inside the sewage treatment plant." Submitted  by  Kirby Hostetler; Barberton, Ohio

"Well of course we put Gatorade in the safety shower, what does your department use?" Submitted  by  Kirby Hostetler; Barberton, Ohio

"Management says for each of us is to do our part 'go green' so I'm making you green, What's your problem?" Submitted  by  Don Ernst

"So you don't like your job as the Nickelodeon green goo viscosity tester?" Submitted  by  Paul Plante

"The specification say that it cannot be tested on animals." Submitted  by  Paul Plante

"I'm Operations, you need to take that up with Maintenance!" Submitted  by  Robert Andrew; Lakeland, Flas.

"The project manager says that the second parallel separator will arrive a week from Monday ... you said startup just had to stay on schedule!" Submitted  by  Ralph E. King; Channelview, Texas

"I'm maintenance, you need to take that up with operations!" Submitted  by  Robert Andrew; Lakeland, Fla.

"No matter how long you stand there, that is not going to turn you into the incredible hulk!" Submitted  by  Robert Andrew; Lakeland, Fla.

"It says here that's not supposed to happen." Submitted  by LeRoy E. Rugg

"Hey, Check your dye. It isn't suppose to be green." Submitted  by  William B.

"The MSDS says you shouldn't get that stuff on you." Submitted  by Phil Baker

"No, the harry potter invisible cloak does not come in red colour." Submitted  by  jdshah

"A clear example showing that chemical plants do waterboard industrial spies when caught." Submitted  by  Chuck Lewis

" The newspaper says that we can expect dry weather for the next few days. No showers in the forecast" Submitted  by  Chuck Lewis

"And your point is?" Submitted  by  Lamont D. Mallett

"Hey Eric......It says the stuff in this tank should be blue!" Submitted  by  Craig Watkinson

"Stupid: don't set there reading turn the lousy valve I'm getting drenched." Submitted  by  Donald Drummond; Clarksburg, W. Va.

"This is what happens when you can't pay on a bet with an engineer. You have until Tuesday to get the money." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"Most of us give up Truth or Dare when we're children." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"I guess that answers the question about the spectacle blind." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"So, do the goggles work as promised?" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"Bringing a little stink up to the meeting?" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"That's what you get for not reading the MSDS." Submitted  by  Jason Fredrick, Westlake, Ohio