Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner January 12, 2016

Congratulations to Jatin Shah from Mumbai, India. Jatin sent in the winning caption.

"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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Honorable Mentions

"First shift - Homer, second shift - this guy. Can't wait to see who's on third shift." Submitted by Craig Koerner, Madison, Wis.

"Alarm management at its best!" Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Front Royal, Va.

"Didn't you say the new guy used to work at BP in Houston? I can tell!!" Submitted by Tommy Little, Wharton, Texas

Other Submissions

"Wow! Kindling my toddler years, when my mom put me on bed, what a lovely rhythm." Submitted by Anbu Vendan D, Chennai, India

"Boy am I glad they moved me away from that field job around those noisy generators, I could have damaged my hearing and it's so peaceful around here" Submitted by Assem Abdou, Geismar, La.

"Ned, our Safety Director, filled in last night at the Nuclear Power Plant Monitoring Station." Submitted by Brian Carr, Elgin, Ill.

"We have our best IT guy working on it, give us a few minutes and I'm sure it will be fixed." Submitted by Brian Jones, Mattoon, Ill.

"Dreaming that his alarm clock is beeping, Jimbo hits the snooze button for the third time as the reactor core reaches the meltdown temperature." Submitted by David Goodrich, Fort Worth, Texas

"Sweet Dreams!!!!" Submitted by Georg Erk, New Jersey

"Turns out hiring the hearing impaired wasn't such a good idea!" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"HR thought circadian rhythm science was a Caribbean band!" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"zzzzzzzzzz, ah, ah, ah, ah, stayin alive, stayin alive, ah, ah, zzzzzzzzzz" Submitted by George Lavoie, Georgetown, Maine

"People say that some times sleeping over the problems is helpful." Submitted by Gianluca Premoli, Schaffhausen, Italy

"Don’t hesitate to buy the anti-stress pills helping to ignore any unpleasant situation!" Submitted by Ille Johannes, Estonia, Tallinn

"Beep sleep!" Submitted by James Taylor, Kingsport, Tenn.

"I've heard of counting sheep to sleep, but never beeps, wait till he wakes up and finds out his new nickname is "Little Bo Beep"" Submitted by Jeanne Clark, Pasadena, Texas

"So glad that Homer Simpson trained him for this job at the Nuclear power Plant!!!" Submitted by Jeff Peacock, New York

"And another Road Runner Cartoon dream again..............." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Does this happen to you at work? Do your snores subdue the alarms in your life? Wait no longer, SLEEPYHEAD Chewable Tablets are now here. Chew one before bedtime and you'll be gone before your head hits the pillow.....Caution, discontinue use if you begin" Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"An example when alarms are useless when the snoring is at the same frequency as the sleeper." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Reginald "Wile E." Coyote dreamt of meeting up with the whole Road Runner gang for the 3rd time this month." Submitted by John Paulk, Columbia, S.C.

"Thank God Homeland Security is monitoring the situation!" Submitted by Joseph Bedson, San Antonio, Texas

"Just another text message alert...zzzz." Submitted by Joseph Romano, Reynoldsburg, Ohio

"Working overtime!" Submitted by Karl Tran-Satlzman, Lee's Summit, Mo.

"Just another day at work - SOP!" Submitted by Karl Tran-Satlzman, Lee's Summit, Mo.

"Situation Normal..." Submitted by Kent McKean, Winnipeg, Canada

"Looks like we're going to have to break out the shock collars again..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"Music to sleep bye! A nice holiday tune." Submitted by Martin Czebotar, Linden, N.J.

"On the road again!!!!!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville, Md.

"Dreaming of my computers that have car racing encryption to coincide with my relaxation time!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville, Md.

"The Road Runner has escaped and will "crash" your computers!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville, Md.

"Such a nice music give me sound sleep!!!" Submitted by Naresh Dayani, Mumbai, India

"Such a nice music gives me sound sleep!!!" Submitted by Naresh Dayani, Mumbai, India

"That's the result of hiring an ex hula hula dancer with an inflated ego." Submitted by Paulo Casteloes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

"Bang!..." Submitted by Paulo Casteloes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

"I don't need a snooze button." Submitted by Robert Andrew, Lakeland, Fla.

"Alarm.... What Alarm." Submitted by Robert Andrew, Lakeland, Fla.

"C3PO got used to R2D2's beeps." Submitted by Rogelio Gomez, Pittsburgh

"And yet he complains that his wife snores at night." Submitted by Susan Murray, Sag Harbor, NY

"What probability of failure on demand did we assign to alarms with operator response again?" Submitted by Tyler Smith, Port Arthur, Texas