Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner June 28, 2016

Congratulations to Painter Roger of Texas. Painter's caption made us laugh the loudest!

"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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Maybe someone should tell him to "push" instead of "pull!"

Honorable Mentions

"Come on Bill, you can do it! You can do it! Save your co-workers...open..the...relief...valve!" Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"Finally, the design engineers are finding out how "simple" the new process is to run..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Georgia

"You haven't seen the good part yet, Mary. Wait till he gets to page two of the training manual!" Submitted by Ron Belk, California

"We intentionally freeze the joystick in order to see how much stress our engineers can take." Submitted by Scott Mourier, West Virginia

"Yep. Bill will fit in just fine. 10 minutes into the "Kobayashi Maru" simulation is about where we expect the first mental break!" Submitted by Tommy Little, Texas

Other Submissions

"It's a simulator, Bob... A simulator." Submitted by Axel Vargas, Virginia

"OK, Bob's in the club." Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Ohio

"I can't wait til he finds out it's a John Deere lawn tractor simulator." Submitted by Craig Koerner, Wisconsin

"I am Trained" Submitted by DK Joshi, India

"I guess colleges today don't adequately prepare graduates for real-world situations." Submitted by Don Koza, Maryland

"This ought to do it especially since the door out is locked." Submitted by Freddie McCann, Texas

"Well, I see the new VP of Marketing has been assimilated." Submitted by G. Mike Smith, Colorado

"Ha Ha Ha... we changed the maximum rate of change to be 1/10 of the previous adjustment rate. They always think the reactor is going to blow!" Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"Works everytime! When we lock the controls so they cannot make any changes - they always go nuts!" Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"HR is really getting creative with these worker safety posters." Submitted by George Lavoie, Maine

"It's going to be a long session. He's just entering his name and title right now." Submitted by Greg James, Ohio

"The Purchase Order said "Training Stimulator"" Submitted by Jatin Shah, India

"Now, you will be the next to try" Submitted by Jesus Velazquez, Mexico

"It is rough trying to pass the 'How to Handle Stress in the Work Place' simulator" Submitted by Joe Boles, Colorado

"They're messing with George again. They have him on the runaway train simulator program." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Oh crap, I thought we fixed all of the loose wiring yesterday. Poor Henry is getting a worse jolt than before." Submitted by Joe Davis , Missouri

"Hello, Mr. Kripke, just relax and land the plane. Don't worry about all the giant vampire bats you see. They're just an hallucination from the experimental drugs we gave you just prior to the simulator." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Damn, we have another tech requiring anger management training. We just can't get anyone to pass this heavy traffic simulation." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Alright, who's the clown who keeps putting a buzzer on the test chair?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"George: "Help, get me outta here! I wanna go home!". Mr. Wizard: "Ah vell, drizzle drazzle drozzle drome, time for this one to come home"." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"That'll teach him to support Trump!. What a chump!" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Are you sure he represents the placebo; no caffeine? Well just look at him!" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Umm, do you smell something burning?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Is he simulating being trained?" Submitted by John Ostrander, South Carolina

"I remember my first day on the job. I bet you lunch at Baldoni's he doesn't make it." Submitted by John Paulk, South Carolina

"If this is only a simulation I don't want to attend the actual training!" Submitted by Joseph Bedson, Texas

"Looks like we'll have another employee participating in stress management class this afternoon." Submitted by Kelly Cozby, North Dakota

"Apparently, he didn't know he was grabbin' onto some 440V 3ph juice" Submitted by Kermit Sheker, Washington

"Can you believe he chose this over Microsoft Sharepoint training?" Submitted by Kevin Summ, Wisconsin

"Come on Smith, let someone else have a go..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Georgia

"That's what happens when you vote for Hillary." Submitted by Larry Thomas, Pennsylvania

"A little electroshock therapy, to wake you up in the morning!" Submitted by Martin Czebotar, New Jersey

"I told him to refrain from coffee and amphetamines!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Maryland

"I told him to refrain from coffee and amphetamines! He must have thought this test stated "stimulator" and not "simulator."" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Maryland

"There's another candidate who blew it on the stress test..." Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Virginia

"Sweetheart, I think we should find him a Real Girlfriend instead of the Virtual one!!" Submitted by Rabih Zayed, Nova Scotia

"I believe we should have Hands-on tests for all the students all the time. This way we make sure they don't cheat!!!" Submitted by Rabih Zayed, Nova Scotia

"This is the old stray current scenario." Submitted by Ralph Quigley, Georgia

"Maybe we made it a little too real..." Submitted by Rich Young, New Jersey

"Another word used to describe this smell is fertilizer. It will help your community GROW if we spread it liberally." Submitted by Rob Belk, California

"Looks like Jones pissed off the techs again..... They wired the joystick to a live circuit.." Submitted by Robert Andrew, Florida

"The painful electric shocks will continue until his focus and bad attitude improves." Submitted by Tim Feider, Wisconsin

"Looks like the Plant Engineer is trying the updated simulator himself. This should be fun!" Submitted by Tommy Little, Texas

"Our Lean concept of only one operator seems to cause excess stress factors. This is our 5th trial and our other test subjects never returned." Submitted by Vanessa Marshall, Texas