Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner Dec. 4, 2014

Congratulations to Scott Griffin from Mount Vernon, Ind. Scott penned the funny caption that made our editors laugh the hardest.

"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.

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I don't understand I just announced my retirement this morning...My party is not for two weeks.

Honorable Mentions

"The HAZOP meeting minutes were approved" Submitted by CULLEN G LANGFORD, LANDENBERG, Pa.

"I think they've processed enough chemicals today." Submitted by Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.

"Yep! Looks like we found the nitrous oxide leak." Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"And they said that chemists never have any fun. HA!!!" Submitted by Jeff Johnson , CHESTERTOWN, Md.

Other Submissions

"Remember when we those little operational changes were something to celebrate?" Submitted by ANNA SCHWARTZ, BIG SPRING, Texas

"Remember when we were that carefree and optimistic?" Submitted by ANNA SCHWARTZ, BIG SPRING, Texas

"Wow! Millennials celebrate just getting through a day at work." Submitted by ANNA SCHWARTZ, BIG SPRING, Texas

"Did you hear our new benefit plans are focused on retaining younger employees?" Submitted by CHUCK STEWART, Houston

"Dr. Bob mixed nitrous with the helium again." Submitted by DAVID BRANDON, BORGER, Texas

"Oh Relax, we're just early. The Silicon Valley Code Writers haven't exited yet." Submitted by DOUG WENE, Orange, Texas

"They really do celebrate everything. " Submitted by Evelyn Zappa, Westlake, Ohio

"Just because they reduced the energy operational cost of the plant by 50% doesn't give them a right to party!" Submitted by Frank Gryzik, Libertyville, Ill.

"You're right, that sign does cover the hole where the #7 and #12 pressure relief valves landed." Submitted by GENE BOTTS, Stillwater, Okla.

"You think it's wild now...wait till they start "hitting" the helium" Submitted by GEORGE HUDAK, Oklahoma

"Chem E's, Process Engineers, those folks know how to have fun.. The front office refers to them as Ethanol Oxidation Units" Submitted by GEORGE HUDAK, Oklahoma

"Every year it's the same theme: Come join us and convert ethanol to urine." Submitted by GEORGE HUDAK, Oklahoma

"What's the big deal? So they devloped the process to make Ebola vaccine, it's not like they cured cancer!" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"They just received authorization to bring in 6 interns next summer!" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"We should implement a procedure in case of nitrous oxide accidental releases" Submitted by GIANLUCA PREMOLI , Schaffhausen, Switzerland

"...I can't reimburse this if you won't change booze to meals on this receipt." Submitted by Hendrich Chiong, Cincinnati, Ohio

"The meeting has firmly established that the sky-blue balloons are the weakest." Submitted by ILLE JOHANNES , TALLINN, Estonia

"Boy, I wish that the Accounting Department would have something to celebrate." Submitted by Jeff Prom, Milwaukee

"Okay... Now let's take a look at the placebo and control groups." Submitted by JOSEPH BEDSON, San Antonio, Texas

"Let's get those 483 forms ready before we announce the inspection." Submitted by Ken Macholl, Warrenville, Ill.

"Okay, we have another gas leak. You call the HAZMAT team and get everyone else evacuated while I go in to make sure all those people in there are okay!" Submitted by Larry Hoover , LYNCHBURG, Va.

"Remember when a 2% raise meant you were about to be let go?" Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"The FDA pre-release drug testing has gotten a little out of hand!" Submitted by MARTIN CZEBOTAR, Linden, NJ

"Chemicals 'DOWNWARD,' Zombies 'OUTWARD!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville. Md.

"They must have misunderstood the memo about alcohol not being an acceptable chemical for processing at this event." Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Front Royal, Va.

"I think the process engineers found management's liquor stash." Submitted by Robert Andrew, Lakeland, Fla.

"Sales at an all time low, 3 divisions to close within a year, and no signs of economic recovery in sight... Got your heels darling? It's time to Party." Submitted by Scott Scaglione, Bethlehem, Pa.

"Must have found that "Break-through" they were looking for." Submitted by STEVE MATTES, Chicago Heights, Ill.

"They don't know it, yet. But the party is in lieu of their bonuses." Submitted by TARA BRONSON, Rancho Cordova, Calif.