Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner March 8, 2017

Congratulations to Jim McDow of Georgia. Jim wrote the funniest caption, according to our editors.

"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

"If you're not the gas leak source, then you'd better put out this candle" Submitted by Assem Abdou, Egypt

"Careful Joe, Fred's been on the chilli beans all week" Submitted by Dave Laycock, Singapore

"Marco...........Polo.......Marco............Polo." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Don't move. Our employee stress reduction initiative hinges upon a strict combination of Candlelight Yoga and the Mannequin Challenge" Submitted by Randy Johnson, New Jersey

Other Submissions

"Apparently you didn't sense my irony when I replied : "why don't you enlighten us?"" Submitted by Andomar Kazum, Kabul, Afghanistan

"Hang on, I have a wish!!!!" Submitted by Christopher Spoor, Oklahoma

"Stop right there Smithers! Linda, come here. Put your hands beside mine so we can make a perfectly formed shadow porcupine." Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Ohio

"Fortunatelly, Trump is back!! no need for further energy efficience programs." Submitted by Cristian Cancino, Chile

"Put that out Henry, cursing the darkness is how I roll!" Submitted by Dan Diamantstein , Georgia

"Surprised you have got gas lamps as backup in this gas plant." Submitted by Dave Laycock, Singapore

"This whole energy saver initiative is getting old." Submitted by Dayna Vinas, Cleveland, Ohio

"Don't shed any light on this subject or we'll loose our research funding." Submitted by Don Koza, Maryland

"Ohhhh, look how all of our clothing looks monochromatic because of the limited bandwith from the candle." Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"PUT IT OUT - I smell gas!" Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"This "mime in a box" excercise was going so much better until you lit a candle!" Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"Candyman, Candyman, Candyman" Submitted by George Lavoie, Maine

"Dude! The lights are out because of hydrogen leak!" Submitted by Hillary Freeley, Illinois

"Put out that match! I just got a hint of methyl mercaptan!" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"So Bruce, where are those sonar capabilities you were bragging about? "Ha ha, very funny Alfred."" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Ten, the answer is ten. And I said it first Sheila." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I can see clearly now the rain is gone I can see all obstacles in my way Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind It's gonna be a bright (bright) Bright (bright) sunshiny day..." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"There's no such thing as spooks, there's no such thing as spooks......" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"And I heard God's voice whisper in my ear He said you better watch what's going on when the lights are out When the night is dark, when there ain't nobody lookin' around Yeah when the lights are out, down in this dirty little town Down in this dirty l" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Wow! That Harry Potter stuff really works!" Submitted by Kenneth Russell, Georgia

"Help me find my bottle of snoop! It works better than this candle." Submitted by Martin Czebotar, New Jersey

"Kill the light, I'm allergic to moths." Submitted by Marvin Sager, Maryland

"Hurry! We need to find that methane leak before the electricity comes back on and blows us all to smithereens!" Submitted by Michelle Mayer, Michigan

"Apparently the electric company wasn't joking when they said "pay the bill or have your lights turned off"..." Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Virginia

"That is not the recommended way to find a gas leak." Submitted by Richard Agar, Ohio

"Dennis, this is NOT how you find a black hole!" Submitted by Roger Holbrook, Tennessee

"Nooooo! I don't care how dark it is, this is a Class 1, Div 1 electrical classification area." Submitted by Ronald Strybos, Texas

"Put that out! Following the light before the explosion won't lead you to the afterlife." Submitted by Tim Cullina, Illinois