Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner Oct. 9, 2014

Congratulations George Lavoie from Georgetown, Maine, for writing the winning caption.

"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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You, see, the, polka dotted, dinosaur too, right Jerry?

Honorable Mentions

"How's the Midori coming along and when can we drink it?" Submitted by Charlie Colquhoun, Melbourne, Australia

"Jello!" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"See what happens when too many people pee in the pool?" Submitted by Kenneth Russell, Buford, Ga.

"And with this final ingredient, he will be transformed into Goramar, DRAGON KING and we will take over the world...Bob, you mean that plastic pool floatie?" Submitted by Scott Scaglione

"I would expect this behavior from children. But scientists?" Submitted by Tara Bronson, Rancho Cordova, Calif.

Other Submissions

"Good batch of chemical soup, is this a new era of evolution?" Submitted by Anna Schwartz, Big Spring, Texas

"Don't you think that celebrating St Patrick this year has gone a little bit too far?" Submitted by Assem Abdou, Alexandria, Egypt

"Well, at least it's green!" Submitted by Ben Jezovnik, Newell, W. Va.

"Now go check it. I'm telling you Ralph has been peeing in the pool!" Submitted by Bill Darling

"Well...the only thing we know for sure is that the pool was filled on March 17th and its ultimate source was the Chicago river." Submitted by Bill Prosise, Bridgewater, N. J.

"Shouldn't you be wearing safety goggles?" Submitted by Brett B

"Once you validate the reading with the sample test, how do we change the calibration of the Floati-meter?" Submitted by David Debari, Cantonment, Fla.

"What did that alien being put in this pool?" Submitted by David Sloan, San Antonio, Texas

"OK, now what? We know it turned Jim into that polka dotted floatie that doesn't talk, but was it caused by contact or did he injest some..." Submitted by Ed Lewis, Texas

"Dude! What chemical did you add to this pool? It looks green and smells like #!%@&$*!^&!*T" Submitted by Eddie Childress, Lacygne, Kan.

"If this thing floats we've succeeded in creating the perfect plastic." Submitted by Frank Gryzik, Libertyville, Ill.

"I don't understand it... It should have effrevesced and turned blue by now." Submitted by Fred Coon, Monroe, La.

"When the toy does not dissolve after addition of the next dose of the chemical we certainly can appeal financiering for the project with a real tortoise." Submitted by Ille Johannes, TALLINN, Estonia

"Was that supposed to be 2 PPM of water or 2 PPM of the hypochlorous acid?" Submitted by Jason Julien , Clinton, Iowa

"You think we need to rephrase our "Going Green" movement?" Submitted by Jatin Shah, Mumbai, India

"A smile of relief on the swimmer's face .............. don't drink the water!" Submitted by Jeff Prom, Milwaukee

"Fortunately he wasn't our best swimmer, but we'd better fix it quick before we lose the whole team." Submitted by Jeff Silvernale, Delaware Water Gap, Pa.

"What's the propylene glycol for? It's a HEATED pool!" Submitted by Jim McDow, Augusta, Ga.

"Now that your idea is finally working, how do we get the people to swim?" Submitted by Johann Cruz, Poland

"It’s the same color as the pool I had when I was kid. After the first year my dad couldn’t get rid of the slime green color." Submitted by John Opiola , Telford, Pa.

"I told you that a little of that green dye goes a long way!" Submitted by John Street, Richmond, Va.

"Maybe the customers won't notice...the color is only off by a few Gardner Units!" Submitted by Jonathan Zarych, Kokomo, Ind.

"Doesn't that floatie belong to Carrouthers?" Submitted by Keith R Welsch, Richland, Wash.

"I told you there was too much chlorine. . . " Submitted by Kyle Wire, Baltimore, MD.

"Do those Marketing guys know how to party, or what?" Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"I know we have a shortage of qualified operators, but is cloning really a good idea?" Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"Why is Cecil right at home in this chemical slime pool? It's high nutrition!" Submitted by Martin Czebotar, Linden, N.J.

"We must have used water from the cesspool." Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville. Md.

"It's within EPA standards" Submitted by Michael Sekerak, Holland, Ohio

"There's the boss' floatable - didn't he know we were just kidding when we told him to take a swim to cool off..." Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Front Royal, Va.

"Wow ! Incredible solution." Submitted by Rajendra Khimesra, Bangkok, Thailand

"Beats me Ralph. I didn't think he had it in him!" Submitted by Randy Johnson, Piscataway, N. J.

"Just dose it with water." Submitted by Richard Morgan, Baton Rouge, La.

"I told you the PH is too high for the kids swimming party!" Submitted by Rickey Allred, Jamestown, New Mexico

"Fred.......this looks a lot like your gene pool." Submitted by Roger Moore, Minong, Wisc.

"I still think its a mistake to put the P in the pool after already adding the chlorine. Isn't this some kind of violation of the chemical weaspons convention?" Submitted by Stephen Brown, Washington, W. Va.

"Was that 6 milligrams or 6 kilograms I had in my notes?" Submitted by Steve Mattes, Chicago Heights, Ill.

"Cyanogen chloride? DHS will want to know why we threw the baby out and kept the bath water." Submitted by Tara Bronson, Rancho Cordova, Calif.

"Dr. Banner (The Hulk) what do you think is wrong with our formulation.........? mm too much protein!!!!!" Submitted by Victor Garcia Sr, Romeoville, Ill.