Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner November 7, 2018

Congratulations to Ohio's Chuck Lewis. His caption was deemed the funniest.

"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.

maintenance cartoon
The last thing I remember I was reviewing safety procedures, I Locked Out, Tagged Out...then I was Knocked Out!

Honorable Mentions

"Don't worry i can fix this. I stayed at a Holiday Inn Express last night." Submitted by Brian Frick, Texas

"With all due respect, mam - can't wrap my head around how your dentures got into the hydraulic filtration equipment!" Submitted by Denise Pigula, Michigan

"Looks like we will need a new flux capacitor" Submitted by Fred Durrenberger, Missouri

"No idea what this is - but its not rattling anymore." Submitted by Ole Raadam, New Jersey

" A little duct tape here, a little WD-40 there, and she's good to go!" Submitted by Rebecca Pulmano, California

Other Submissions

"I got you a working spare part for that other faulty machine" Submitted by Assem Abdou, Egypt

"I pulled out the letter "C", thar's still more in there y'all!" Submitted by Charles Dean, Texas

"Is it time for lunch yet?...." Submitted by Charles Dean, Texas

"Yup, just like my last job changing oil in cars. This one tastes sweeter though." Submitted by Christina Hermens, California

"Who would have guessed that rock crushing machines could develop kidney stones?" Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Ohio

"Righty tighty... Are you the EMTs? Since that flash, I don't feel so good." Submitted by Craig Koerner, Wisconsin

"The third thingamyjig from the left is missing a whatsit" Submitted by Dave Laycock, Singapore

"That's where I left it!" Submitted by Dave Steward, Iowa

"This is just like pulling teeth." Submitted by Fred Durrenberger, Missouri

"Well, that does it. She should be good for another six months or 3,000 miles, whichever comes first." Submitted by Fred Gregory, Texas

"All fixed, just one ‘extra’ part!" Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

" It’s Bob’s fit bit!" Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"I should've stayed in the NASCAR circuit." Submitted by Jay Power, Cleveland

"On the bright side; you don't have to worry about anymore high-pitched whining noises, but you might want to check your warranty." Submitted by Jeanne Clark, Texas

"Sorry, it won't be ready til next week. I'm waitin for a paat. Yea, I used to work for Shady Grady's Autos. Dats da way we woik." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Um, I seem to have accidentally cemented this wrench to my hand..." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Anybody see where that bolt flew off to?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I'm feeling dizzy and tingly all over. What did you say this black goo is in this equipment?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"This ain't the right tool!!!! Hand me that hammer." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missour

"If I leeeave here toomoorrooow, will you still remember meee? Sorry, was I singing out loud again?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

" I know that's not the right way in, but i was a gynechologist for 25 years before..." Submitted by Martin Tremblay, Québec

" I found that magnet that erased the floppy drive. Now we just need to find a backup on 5-1/2 inch disk.... And the VGA monitor will be like new." Submitted by Martin Tremblay, Québec

"Quick call the CERN, I think i found a bosom of Higgs, because this thing was certainly making something in there..." Submitted by Martin Tremblay, Québec

"Ok, who is the smart one that came up with a suppository to fix an artificial intelligence machine? It doesn't like IT!" Submitted by Martin Tremblay, Québec

" I found your smart watch. And the message says: "Service Engine Soon"..." Submitted by Martin Tremblay, Québec

" Next time call a mechanic instead of a plumber." Submitted by Marvin Sager, Maryland

"I thought you wanted me to change the oil in the exchanger motor, not oil the exchanger motor..." Submitted by Michael Bellow, Texas

" I'm the CFO and this time I can't fix it!" Submitted by Morton Evans, New Jersey

"Man on floor: what is this wrench used for? The others: huh!, *how did he get to work here?*" Submitted by Nduka Ogbonna, Nigeria

"The Committee decided to fix you either by making you a Cobot or a much more cheaply by a Masking tape! The choice is yours!" Submitted by Rabih Zayed, Quebec

"I'm sure if we got three more of you to stare at me, this would go much faster." Submitted by Rachelle Howard, Massachusetts

"Anybody know what this thing is?" Submitted by Richard Gauthe, North Carolina

"Due to cutbacks, Dr. Davis's team will perform the oil change for the hospital equipment." Submitted by Sandy Exum, Georgia

"No matter what it is that I put back together, I always seem to have one part left over!" Submitted by Scott Mourier, West Virginia

"Next time get Joe to work on the activated carbon kiln." Submitted by Tim Feider, Wisconsin

"Stop looking at me that way. It's ash Wednesday!" Submitted by Tim Feider, Wisconsin

"could you stop breaking it the way you usually break it? it's not even a challenge to fix it any more..." Submitted by Tom Lamb, Michigan

"Are you sure this isn't a 1956 Chevy?" Submitted by Tom Rybarczyk, California