Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner June 19, 2014

Larry Shade of Augusta, Ga., makes us laugh with his short and funny caption. Congratulations.

"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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All of his kids were test-tube babies…

Honorable Mentions

"This is my boss’ reponse when I said “It’s virtually impossible to monitor every experiment." Submitted by Dave Switzer

"Well Cynthia, Mr. Beaker claims they are family portraits, so what can we do?" Submitted by George M. Hudak

"I think my virtual lab idea still needs work." Submitted by James S. Perilli, Collegeville, PA.

Other Submissions

"We may have to summit an MSDS on the vanishing cream-It seems to work! Bob hasn’t been seen for days." Submitted by John Alford, Garnett, Kansas

"IT’s at it again… and they used my report for a chair mat!" Submitted by Bryan Holt, Knoxville, TN

"Virtual processing will never take the place of good old R&D." Submitted by Fred A. Coon, West Monroe, LA

"The safety department said I needed a monitor for each of our work stations." Submitted by Fred Durrenberger

"Those IT guys are soooooo funny. I asked for extra monitors and pan and zoom cameras to monitor the process. " Submitted by George M. Hudak

"They even replaced the mouse with a lab RAT!" Submitted by Jatin Shah

"It used to be one analyst per each experiment!!" Submitted by JESUS EMILIO VELAZQUEZ Y MARTINEZ

"I know we make synthetic drugs, but this is ridiculous!" Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"I don’t think the FDA Auditor will accept this when asked to see our processes." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Never again will I request different samples of wallpaper for my pc from IT." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"HA HA, very funny. I come in ONE DAY with a hang-over, complaining about seeing double and no one let’s you forget about it." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"We haven’t seen the lab tech since he started the virtual product testing." Submitted by John Opiola

"I said organize the inventory, not digitize it!" Submitted by Kent Jones, Warsaw, Indiana

"I don’t get it Debbie, this is supposed to work because the computer said it would." Submitted by Lawrence Riccio, Lemont Il.

"I asked for screen shots of hazardous chemicals. I didn't realize the intern was so literal." Submitted by Lynn Winfield, Westlake, Ohio

"So, what do you think? We can view the chemical reactions without putting ourselves in harm’s way." Submitted by Pam Starrett, Cincinnati, Ohio

"Designer drugs come in too many colors and shapes." Submitted by Ralph Sager

"His next step will be to move the lab to "the cloud"... hope he also stays there!" Submitted by Raul Sabadi, Cuba