Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner April 18, 2010

Congratulations to Richard Young 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.

Comical Processing cartoon caption

I told you the new reactor design was a little fishy . . .


Honorable Mentions

"One fish, two fish...what happened to the red and blue fish?" Submitted  by  Tracy Ditsworth

"Couldn't the cafeteria just BUY fish?" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

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Other Submissions

"Check out our new catalyst." Submitted  by  Sherry Jensen Rouses Point, N.Y.

"Let's go out the back way. The tour with the Senior Management Team will be here any minute." Submitted  by  James Loar

"Why are these fish drinking this chemical liquid, is it because it will stunt their growth." Submitted  by  Donald Drummond; Clarksburg, W. Va.

"James, is your Aquaculture project not taking White Biotechnology a bit too far?" Submitted  by  Nico Stolz; Malelane, South Africa

"Do you think we might have a breach in the heat exchanger?" Submitted  by  Will Robin

"Haven't you ever heard of 'Scaling Up' a reactor?" Submitted  by  Bob Vaughn

"What do you mean 'ask the Boss?' Heck, he would be lucky to guess male from female pipe fittings!" Submitted  by  Bob Vaughn

"It's OK, they'll filter out." Submitted  by  Tim Weaver

"It was the Plant Manager's idea." Submitted  by  Pamela K. Quillin

"Do you think they know it's not certified organic?" Submitted  by Paul Plante

"What exactly did you think I meant when I said, 'The next project is going to be another kettle of fish'?" Submitted  by  David Debari

"Adding sea salt improved yield, but it also changed the particle morphology." Submitted  by  David Fitchett

"That went well. Add a second pair for the 'level 4' agitation trial." Submitted  by  Mark Rubino

"All we need now is a red fish and a blue fish." Submitted  by  Joseph Barbanel

"Proof of operation that complies all Environmental, Safety and Health aspects!!!" Submitted  by  Mei Ling Ch'ng

"Holy Mackerel!! Literally, Holy Mackerel!!" Submitted  by  Mark Hines; Michigan

"You have no idea how truly valuable fish poo can be." Submitted  by  Lisa M. Pantano; Bridgewater, N.J.

"April Fool!" Submitted  by  Peter Spath; Victor, N.Y.

"The only way I can figure they got in there is the filter for the lake water is not working." Submitted  by  Rick Staley; Maryville, Mo.

"I realize that our chemical sales are slow but I'm not sure I like the Plant Manager's latest idea about using our equipment to breed fish." Submitted  by  Chris Miller

"I've warned you already about doing genetic experiments using company labs." Submitted  by  Robert Andrew

"It’s our version of the canary in the mine." Submitted  by  Robert Andrew

"Now, how do we feed them?" Submitted  by  Steve Loveless

"Lets watch the chemistry that will occur between these fishes." Submitted  by  Parthasarathi Subramanian; Chennai, India

"Don't talk to loud and please don't stare. They don't know we are using them to help our process 'go green.'" Submitted  by  Shannon D. Richardson

" I think there's a leak in our heat exchanger." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"They must have found their way in from the cooling pond." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"Piranhas in the john? That's even more frightening than Jaws." Submitted  by  Rob Falconer; Lakeland, Fla.

"I think you've found Nemo." Submitted  by  Rob Falconer; Lakeland, Fla.

"At least they've only got one eye this time." Submitted  by  Ian Farrar

"It's the latest in environmentally friendly wastewater treatment." Submitted  by  Monica Haglund; Sweden