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Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner May 16, 2010

May 16, 2010
Congratulations to Mike Beck for submitting the winning caption to the Comical Processing cartoon. 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.

I think we've found the bottleneck!

Honorable Mentions

 "Hey, you can't go straight from Paperwork to Chemicals. Where is the Review Column, the Approval Day Tank, and the Recycle Loop?" Submitted  by  David Debari

"Let's see them audit us now!" Submitted  by  Kirby Hostetler; Barberton, Ohio

"It must be the paperwork that is clogging up our chemicals production." Submitted  by  David Sloan; San Antonio, TexasClick here to see the current Comical Processing cartoon.

Other Submissions

"Hypothetical question: In which tank would you rather drown the boss?" Submitted  by  Christine Banaszek; Hauppauge, N.Y.

"This is so much more versatile than the algae to biodiesel process." Submitted  by  Larry Cummings; Henderson, Nev.

"Wow!! A quantum jump in sustainability!! We can now make all our products using only the paper we generate!!" Submitted  by  Sebastian Thomas

"So. . . what does that mean???" Submitted  by  Nancy Gooding; Port Jervis, N.Y.

"I heard we're selling off the chemicals production so we can get down to our core business." Submitted  by  John Sharp; Houston, Texas

"Behold, the new way of slowing down violent chemical reactions." Submitted  by  Femi Eruja; Lagos, Nigeria

"You're right  -- these tanks aren't compliant with HazCom! Make sure you get a "toxic" sign on that paperwork tank right away!" Submitted  by  Robin Avery

"P&IDs . . . we don't need no stinking P&IDs." Submitted  by  Kirby Hostetler; Barberton, Ohio

"Are you sure that the Paperworks tank is going to stand all this engineering knowledge . . ." Submitted  by  Nidia Caetano; Porto, Portugal

"If we could only get paid by the pound for the paperwork we generate . . . " Submitted  by  Orlando

"This guarantees an MSDS goes with every order." Submitted  by  John M. Patterson

"I was afraid this was going to happen one day . . . our paperwork has finally exceeded our production capability!" Submitted  by  Jim McDow; Augusta, Ga.

"For some reason, this tank never finishes processing before the other one. I guess it's not finished until the paperwork is done!" Submitted  by  Jim McDow; Augusta, Ga.

" See, I told you the amount of paperwork was greater than our product output." Submitted  by  Mark Behrens

"We had no choice but to install a larger tank. They just keep adding more and more paperwork to the process." Submitted  by  Larry Haines; Ashtabula, Ohio

"When did we start making chemicals?" Submitted  by  Peter Malone

"I don't understand why one is marked paperwork and the other is marked chemicals. Is it because you are trying to save office space?" Submitted  by  Donald Drummond Clarksburg; W. Va.

"We're hoping this process will start paying off when we get more people to work in the new paper recycle program." Submitted  by  R. T. Mueller; Hertford, N.C.

"There is really nothing in there. This is just our way of keeping the EPA out of our documents." Submitted  by  Mervin Archer; Grove, Okla.

"You know, nothing is finished until the paperwork is done." Submitted  by  Mervin Archer; Grove, Okla.

"It is amazing how much business picked up once we started recycling our paperwork." Submitted  by  Robert Andrew

"One's for toilet paper, the other Loo-Bloo." Submitted  by  Rob Falconer; Lakeland, Fla.

"Press one button, and all our accounts are liquefied." Submitted  by  Rob Falconer; Lakeland, Fla.

"We need to run in another line from central filing." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"They sure dumb things down for the operators in the de-inking plant." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

" De-inking simplified." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"We had to design it this way since we extract all that red tape." Submitted  by  Trudi Lynn; Berea, Ohio

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