Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner March 26, 2012

Congratulations to Kirby Hostetler of Barberton, Ohio, who submitted the winning caption to this cartoon. Think you can write a funny caption? Be sure to check out our latest cartoon.

"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
Maybe instead of buying giant gauges, we should
have spent the money on relief valves.


Honorable Mentions

"That old analog gage sure makes it look a lot more serious than the digital reading on the screen in the control room!" Submitted  by Keith Wamsley

"Aye captian, I've given 'er all I've got and now she's gonna blow!" Submitted  by Michael Palmosina

"Run! Crazy Bob is changing process conditions from his remote computer again." Submitted  by George M. Hudak

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"Mom always said I'd be a runaway success." Submitted  by Dale Stout; Colorado Springs, Colo.

"Hurry Up! We have to get emergency procedures from our office." Submitted  by Milind Ranade

"This is why engineers aren't supposed to touch any controls. . . " Submitted  by Robert Andrew

"I told you not to fiddle with the damn valve!" Submitted  by Nikhil Barbare

"But Jim, you told me that you would show me the facility where Usain Bolt practises for the London Olympics!" Submitted  by Sebastian M. Thomas

"I was just trying to make espresso" Submitted  by  Kenneth Hackman

"Quick if we clock of before it blows its the night shifts problem!" Submitted  by Craig Watkinson

"I told you, 'Never press the red button!'" Submitted  by Kirby Hostetler; Barberton, Ohio

"Why suddenly, all this emphasis for a Company fitness program?" Submitted  by Michael J Schulz

"Woops . . ." Submitted  by Bob Andrew

"Water to acid? Acid to water? Dang it, why can't I keep that straight?" Submitted  by Terry L. Castor

"What a way to motivate employees to exercise!!" Submitted  by Michael L. Dunn

"'Don't mess with the settings!' Didn't I say 'Don’t mess with the settings?'" Submitted  by George M. Hudak

"This IS NOT a drill!" Submitted  by George M. Hudak

"Yeah! I’m running for my health." Submitted  by George M. Hudak

"Last one through the door . . .dies!" Submitted  by George M. Hudak

"Run it is going to explode will be flat as a pancake." Submitted  by Donald

"You think there's a chance that fluid filled gauge is broken!!??" Submitted  by Dean Kirkner

"Let's see if it can withstand the pressure!" Submitted  by Wan M Fauzi

"Do you think blocking in the relief valve was a bad idea?" Submitted  by Jeanne Clark; Pasadena, Texas

"I told you the gauge wasn't broken." Submitted  by Faith Tower; New York