Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner June 9, 2015

We have co-winners! Congratulations to Michael T. Green of Matthews, N.C. and John Paulik of Columbia S.C. for coming up with nearly the same caption -- the one that made us 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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Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink.... Wait! There's one!

Honorable Mentions

"How do you know you applied the proper torque to the faucet? (In reference to Joe Davis' My Cousin Vinny post)" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, OK

"Now Ed will have the best lawn in all of California." Submitted by Jeffrey Moran, St. Charles, Mo.

"Are you shooha you fixed it? Then I guess the @$%#*^ is broken. (My Cousin Vinny Reference to the dripping faucet)." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"OMG! A dihydrogen monoxide fugitive emission." Submitted by Mike Gentilcore, Hazelwood, Mo.

"Why do Summer Interns get the jobs no one else wants to do??" Submitted by Tamara Strelitzer, North Chicago, Ill.

Other Submissions

"I told them an ANSI Class II control valve would leak!" Submitted by Andrea Larson, Rothschild, Wisc.

"Art dreamed of the day when they figured out a better solution." Submitted by Arthur Thomas, Cleveland, Ohio

"Come to Daddy you precious little bundle of H2O" Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Springfield, Ohio

"Help, this the last water in the tank for my morning coffee!" Submitted by Dave Laycock, Singapore

"You need containers to put water in not your hand idiot." Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg WV

"There Goes My Bonus!" Submitted by Edwin Wong, Singapore

"The expert has arrived! Ex being an unknown and pert being a drop under pressure, or in other words an unknown drip under pressure." Submitted by Frank Fox, Lake Jackson, Texas

"Bob, Stop! Wait! Don't! You need proper PPE before you come in contact with the DiHydrogen Monoxide overflow?" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"Where's the containment for the Di-Hydrogen Monoxide overflow?" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"A $77K investment! That leak will extend the payback by years." Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"Look, the first full months worth of "conservation" lost because Bob was to slow." Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"Its high noon, Jerry, quick, run and get your daily ration of water! We, your H2Overloards have decreed it! Do not fail to amuse us with your scurrying, ah, ha, ha, ha, ha!" Submitted by George Lavoie, Georgetown, Maine

"OK I'll get this one, but the next one's all yours." Submitted by Jim Drummond, Saint Marks, Fla.

"I would say that our Water Conversation Plant is just a "drop in the bucket" compared what we need to accomplish, but Jerry King forgot to provide us with the bucket!" Submitted by Jim McDow, Augusta, Ga.

"Ms. Jolie and Mr. Pitt will be so angry with me if I lose their ration for the kids' bath water this week." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"WATER CONSERVATION???!!!!! They weren't kidding with one drop at a time; big drop, but still one at a time. I'm scheduled for obtaining my ration of water at 3 pm during the waning cresent phase of the moon, and I have to run late." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Who sized the washer?" Submitted by Kathleen Henry-Parisi, Champlain, NY

"When are we going to budget for proper sample containers?"" Submitted by Kenneth Russell, Buford, Ga.

"Why do we keep installing these comically large valves in our plant!" Submitted by Kirby Hostetler, Barberton, Ohio

"And with that, the last drop of water in Califorina was gone..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"Hurry up! The casino fountains in Vegas are about to run dry..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"I've heard of super low flow shower heads, but this is ridiculous!" Submitted by Lawrence Foley, Cincinnati, Ohio

"Uh Oh. Let me use this to rinse my hands so that it won't be considered wasted." Submitted by Mark Stewart, Ravenna, Ohio

"The Snail Dart needs that water to survive!" Submitted by Martin Czebotar, Linden, N.J.

"You must stop the wasteful water drop pace, or be prepared to "wash-out" the human race!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville, Md.

"This drip dropped the ball... forgot his bucket!" Submitted by Matthew McNally, West Chester, Ohio

"Grab a cork, we have another leaking valve." Submitted by Michael T. Green, Matthews, N.C.

"Quick, I need a beaker!" Submitted by Robert Andrew, Lakeland, Fla.

"Not all Drips are created equal!" Submitted by Robert Hinton, Coldspring, Texas

"Stop the wastage of water." Submitted by Shridhar Rao, Thane, Maharashtra, India

"Stop the wastage of water." Submitted by Shridhar Rao, Maharashtra, India

"Oh no, if this hits the ground we are no longer considered a ZLD facility!" Submitted by Simon Larson, Rothschild, Wis.

"Where there's water, there'll be a leak!" Submitted by Suresh Nama, Hyderabad, India

"BEWARE- If anyone drops the drop, he'll be dropped!!" Submitted by Suresh Nama, Hyderabad, India

"New cost control measures; water management." Submitted by Tosin Asojo