"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.
Agent 86, we both have to be inside the Cone of Silence for this to work!
Honorable Mentions"You just had to get the quarter you dropped in there, didn't you?" Submitted by James Loar
"Your Swine Flu test results will be ready within next week, just hold on." Submitted by Jonas Åkesson
"OK -- who put Pheasant under glass?" Submitted by Karyn S. DeWolf
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Other Submissions"I can see you but can’t hear you, which proves sound needs a medium to propagate, but light doesn’t." Submitted by Sebastian M. Thomas
"Except for the ‘off’ switch, I think your force field generator looks like a winner!" Submitted by Bob Nickeson, Santa Clara, Calif.
"I thought I said 'ankylosing', NOT 'ankle-dosing'!" Submitted by Becky Saxena
"You said you wanted a new office with a view!" Submitted by Todd Hindman
"Come outside. I won't teach PROCESS DESIGN to your class." Submitted by Parthasarathi Subramanian, Chennai, India
"'Debottlenecking' is inevitable now!" Submitted by Saima Abdul Rasheed, Pakistan
"Can you tell me now if the glass is half-empty?" Submitted by Karyn S. DeWolf
"I think the procedure for your experiment still needs some work!" Submitted by Joe R. DeVore, Oak Ridge, Tenn.
"Too immersed in your work to make it to this morning's meeting, eh Bob?"Submitted by Greg Morgan
" Don't worry! Someone is bound to rub the flask in a decade or so!" Submitted by Harold Aronovitch, Clayton, N.J.
"I always wondered what became of test tube babies when they grew up!"Submitted by Tony Kearney
"That's weird -- the instructions said it would grow sea monkeys." Submitted by Michael L. Hanks
"I don’t know if a genie in the flask is the solution to our process problems . . . nevertheless where I'm supposed to rub it?" Submitted by Ing. Paolo Berardi
"Your evaluation indicated you want a more challenging work environment."Submitted by Christopher Trum
"Kirk, the next time you ask Scotty to 'Beam me down', you better provide better coordinates." Submitted by Steve Ankabrandt
"So, this is your best idea about AH1N1 protection!" Submitted by Carlos Chacin, Lake Charles, La.
"Mike, I said, we need a "genius" solution not a "genie" as a solution." Submitted by Carlos Chacin, Lake Charles, La.
"You took "getting into your work" to serious this time!" Submitted by Larry Stieler, Ruscom, Ontario, Canada
"What do you mean get to Florence fast? You said get to Florence flask!"Submitted by Joe Barbanel, Linden, N.J.
"Harry: what are you doing in that bottle? You better get out." Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg W. Va.
"Don't beg me to help you get out of this mess that you got yourself into now get yourself out." Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg W. Va.
"We certainly have a communications problem around here. I said fill the bottle with the Beringer, not Barry the engineer!" Submitted by Russell L. Smith
"The confined space permit DID specify a harness and a spotter. Where is your copy?" Submitted by Annette A Johnston
"Very funny. This is what you meant by getting an "in-vase"ive procedure?" Submitted by Kevin A. Wilke
"Just be glad it’s not a lava lamp!"Submitted by Kevin A. Wilke
"I told you to read the manual on safe vacuum-breaking procedures." Submitted by Larry Zeagler
"This is taking the swine flu protection to far."Submitted by Robert Andrew
"You been hanging out with Barbara Eden from Jeannie?" Submitted by Mike Semanchik
"I warned you Major Healey not to get Jeannie angry!" Submitted by Gary Christie
"Harry, I warned you that the Zen philosophy of being "one with your work" would backfire eventually." Submitted by Gary Christie
"Really, the glass industry has a world of its own."Submitted by Sadia Moin
"Easy for you, you're in stasis! I have to explain to the Boss!!" Submitted by Christopher Nielsen
"All I asked for was a test-tube!"Submitted by Christopher Nielsen
"Great, just Great! Where is Major Adams when we need him?" Submitted by William "Doc" Burke, Elmnhurst, Ill.
"Herman :what do you think you are doing in there .You are suppose to put a formula in there." Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg, W. Va.
"I thought you wanted to be on YouTube, not TestTube." Submitted by Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla.
"I did warn you about hiccupping whilst glass-blowing." Submitted by Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla.
"You got yourself in, get yourself out." Submitted by Daniel Winfield, Grafton, Ohio