Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption

Congratulations to Joe Davis from Missouri. Joe is a frequent contributor and all around good guy.

"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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Ugh OH! Our system has been compromised again. Today we're getting signals from the Cartoon Network. Yesterday it was Nat Geo.

Honorable Mentions

"The company finally got updated pictures of our board of directors." Submitted by Dean Kirkner, Alabama

"We need a new critical alarm notification icon. Which of these is the scariest?" Submitted by Lee Harrison, Virginia

"6 years of developing Artificial Intelligence and this is what you get by crossing a girl, a blue dog, a sponge and a cat? How are we going to sell this??" Submitted by Martin Tremblay, Québec

Other Submissions

"How did the system feed get switched to the Cartoon channel?" Submitted by Beverly Konieczny, Wisconsin

"Whoa ! Emojis on the system...whats the DCS Engineer doing !!" Submitted by Bhupesh Chitre, Maharashtra, India

"Bob and Daryl never imagined they could tune a loop too much." Submitted by Brian Frick, Houston

"I'm going to put up pictures of all my closest friends. " Submitted by Christopher Spoor, Oklahoma

"SpongeBob is the only one who didn't make the red lights flash. I think he's our next CEO. " Submitted by Craig Koerner, Wisconsin

"Either we've been hacked or we hacked Cartoon Channel" Submitted by Dave Laycock, Singapore

"We have gremlins on the plant or in the control system!!" Submitted by David Hill, Gauteng, South Africa

"So, all your kids have your smile?" Submitted by Denise Pigula, Michigan

"Operators try being happy by cartoon processing." Submitted by Dipak Panchal, Gujarat, India

"Guess who the Plant Manager identifies with the most! Bob, this seems like a no win assignment!" Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"Our new boss is a Gen Z, these new screen savers are supposed to make work more enjoyable. Why couldn't we have gotten another Millennial?" Submitted by Jeanne Clark, Pasadena, Texas

"Yes I see the alarms, too. But Bob the Builder is no where to be found." Submitted by Jeff Hutchins, Ohio

"That's just despicable. Fire that guy Gru in R&D immediately." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Dave, those are NOT your kids!" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I don't think this cognitive research study is working properly. I think you're starting to regress." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I got Fred's desk and computer when he left. I can see why he's now in a 'special care' facility." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Our system is being held for ransom. Two of their needs were for a gazillion Crabby Patties and a large super laser gun??????" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I don't think it's the Russians. They are asking for half a million cases of Nutella." Submitted by John Opiola, Pennsylvania

"None of them have legal ID. All look suspicious...Obviously not from here. I think we need to call ICE." Submitted by Martin Tremblay, Quebec

"Our last chemical control process has been analyzed and appeals to a sense of the ludicrous." Submitted by Marvin Sager, Maryland

"Help me decide which one to hire!" Submitted by Morton Evans, New Jersey

"Love these new blue uniforms from management." Submitted by Nicholas Selock, Maryland

"Looks like Jerry’s kid hacked into the system again." Submitted by Richard Gauthe, North Carolina

"Don’t worry relax! Plant is safe without manual intervention" Submitted by Santhiraj Sathanna, Saudi Arabia

"Either we've been hacked or Hipster Dan has been slacking on his alarm-management duties." Submitted by Susan Rattle, Wisconsin

" I guess you should be more productive, since your family are all here!!!" Submitted by Tenu Adeosun, Illinois