Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner Oct. 19, 2015

Congratulations to Jeanne Clark from Pasadena, Texas. Jeanne penned the funniest caption according to our panel of judges.

"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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When they said they were going to downsize, I didn't realize they meant "us".

Honorable Mentions

"Look on the bright side Frank, they could have handed us the toilet plunger." Submitted by Dan Diamantstein, Atlanta

"Remember, Righty Tighty. Lefty Loosey." Submitted by Dave Switzer, Blue Springs, Mo.

"I find these BIG jobs to be REBOLTING!" Submitted by Jim McDow, Augusta, Ga.

"Must be metric..." Submitted by John Ostrander, Greenville, S.C.

"We're going to need more people to hit the torque spec on this one!!!" Submitted by Randy Pound, Cleveland, Tenn.

Other Submissions

"Do you know when they will stop calling me 'The Spanner'?" Submitted by Charlie Colquhoun, Melbourne, Australia

"I am sure that was my cell phone ringing." I'll be back......maybe." Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Springfield, Ohio

"If this wrench slips, I think more than our knuckles are going to get scraped!" Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Springfield, Ohio

"It'll take all day to tighten that bolt with this thing. I think we should use a socket wrench." Submitted by Craig Koerner, Madison, Wisc.

"This is why I don't like metric bolts." Submitted by Dan Houghton, High Point, N.C.

"Guess we're lucky Joe, the guys next door are having to use the sledgehammer from this toolkit for their little problem!" Submitted by Dave Laycock, Singapore

"Go get the toolbox. We need a 1,500 mm." Submitted by Dave Willis, Lansing, Mich.

"Hey, you that wrench wont fit that bolt.because it is the wrong size." Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg, W. Va.

"Be ready to catch the bolt when it comes out." Submitted by Fred Durrenberger, Columbia, Mo.

"Bob, I got this. You go get the cheater bar!" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"So I says to myself, SELF! That there is a big ass wrench. Aint no way you can lift up that big ass wrench by yo sef. Go git Jerry, yea Jerry will help pick up the ginormous wrench. And, low and behold with your help we done picked up this ol big ass wren" Submitted by George Lavoie, Georgetown, Maine

"Damn cartoon sales tools!" Submitted by George Smith, Wheat Ridge, Colo.

"That was the management input ... from big to great!" Submitted by Gianluca Premoli, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

"2 Nuts for 1 Screw" Submitted by Halbert Pierce, Grand Island, NY

"On 2nd thought, we need a socket, the 1" x 48" driver and at least a 3ft cheater pipe. A young man about 250lbs wouldn't hurt either." Submitted by Janie Rucker, Piedmont, S.C.

"Construction read the scale on the drawings wrong and this wrench is how the engineers solved the maintenance issue." Submitted by Jeff Cortez, Waterloo, Neb.

"This is production scale-up gone wrong." Submitted by Jeff Cortez, Waterloo, Neb.

"Let´s do it ... the big one is waiting for us in the new big building!" Submitted by Jesús Velázquez, Panjin, China

"Is it lefty loosey?" Submitted by Joan Lutz, Olmsted Falls, Ohio

"I said I needed the 48 inch not the 47 7/8th inch wrench." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Are you absolutely sure this is just a two man job? And, for your information, I'm not getting up on your shoulders to do this." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Thanks Harvey for the help. I'm not going to tell you what I thought the GM told me when he suggested I do this on my own............." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Where's that big ape Kong when you need him? Oh, he's still in with HR. He keeps picking up Faye from accounting and climbing to the roof." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"I heard Mr. Gulliver became the new plant manager. Yeah, he just left for some trip." Submitted by Kenneth Russell, Buford, Ga.

"Hi, I'm Gulliver!" Submitted by Mac Maclaren, Austin, Texas

"Hi, I'm Gulliver!" Submitted by Mac Maclaren, Austin, Texas

"We must be in an episode of "Honey, I shrunk the kids"!" Submitted by Martin Czebotar, Linden, N.J.

"I'm a wretch with a wrench. Is it possible to "bolt" this mission?" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville, Md.

"I didn't sign up for screwed up projects bigger than my problems!" Submitted by Michelle Lockett

"I think we've been had, let's bolt!" Submitted by Mike Kolf, Bethesda, Md.

"All I know is the Super said "it better not come loose"" Submitted by Mike Patton, Jacksonville, Ill.

"Well let's find out is it metric or SAE bolt!?" Submitted by Mirceta Elez, Milton, Ontario, Canada

"Where's Donald Trump when you need him? This problem is HUGE!!" Submitted by Nathan Paul, Brentwood, Tenn.

"Are you nuts??" Submitted by Nick Morante, Selden, N.Y.

"I thought you said we were going to need a bigger Bolt!" Submitted by Nick Thielen, Plymouth, Minn.

"Before we get this open, are you sure that we are wearing the right PPE?" Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Front Royal, Va.

"This corporate "downsizing" has gone way too far for my tastes!" Submitted by Patrick Caserta, Baytown, Texas

"That's not the right bolt. Someone painted over the stop sign!" Submitted by Randall Butler, Jackson, Tenn.

"Should we call our Rotating Engineer for help?" Submitted by Regina Navarro, El Dorado, Kan.

"Why do I feel like we are in the twilight zone?" Submitted by Robert Andrew, Lakeland, Fla.

"Size alone matters!!!!!!!!!!" Submitted by Santhiraj Sathanna, Chennai, India

"Ok Ralph ! This is the smallest bolt that we have on the site." Submitted by Stephane B., Montreal, Quebec, Canada