Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner October 26, 2017

Congratulations to Chuck Lewis for writing the caption that made our editors 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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And the next time you try to bodysurf on the assembly line, I'll HANG TEN you!

Honorable Mentions

"Edgar sensed he wasn't going to get the big year-end bonus." Submitted by Carol Novak, Cleveland, Ohio

"This isn't I Love Lucy. If one piece falls on the floor, YOU FALL!" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Your bonus check has just disappeared, too!!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Maryland

Other Submissions

"Who moved my cheese?!" Submitted by Assem Abdou, Egypt

""YOU WANT A DAY OFF? WITH ALL OF THIS WORK?" It was right then that Dudley began to think Mr. Smithers was not taking his meds." Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Ohio

"You idiot. I DID NOT say no kissing on the floor!" Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Ohio

"I tried to tell you: Zero budget really does mean Zero production" Submitted by Cory Juvan, Wyoming

"If I don't see some product on this conveyor in one minute, I'm going to ship YOU to the customer!!" Submitted by Craig Koerner, Wisconsin

"General Ross is showing his disappointment in the lack of "Red Hulk Vitamins" on the conveyor belt." Submitted by David Bachtel, Montana

"Nothing but the best Boss; Nothing but the best!!!" Submitted by David Paterson, Tennessee

"I told you to inspect all of the product, not to eat all of the product!" Submitted by Denise Pigula, Michigan

"I know I told you to make sure the line was safe! But! But! but where is our production?" Submitted by Dennis Blowers, Texas

"Sam senses Bob did not have a good weekend!" Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"Bob cannot believe Lucy is keep up on the packaging line." Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"Bob waits anxiously for the first production muffins of the day!" Submitted by George Hudak , Oklahoma

"Tim, in an attempt to be brave, tells the red faced giant: "You..you...you know bullying and intimidation only makes you weaker.....I'm sorry I'll shut up."" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"George is shuddering to think that if the line doesn't start soon, he'll be on it heading out the door in a not so nice and neat package." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Quit your shivering! Of course it's cold in a refrigerated conveyor room. That's what you get for cutting my tie." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Why did you tell everyone on the first shift that you thought I was a moron?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU ATE ALL THE CHOCOLATE!!!!????" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I'm sorry. So you DON'T like being referred to as an ogre?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I'm sorry, but I can't work. I got no arms." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Get rid of those squiggly lines around you AND GET BACK TO WORK." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"zero products means zero accidents" Submitted by Kelly-Ann Charles, Trinidad & Tobago

"I don't care what it takes, the Directors will be here in 10 minutes and this line better be running..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Georgia

"It is there! And you did say to miniaturise the product. It's now just really really small." Submitted by Martin Hope, United Kingdom

"What do you mean? My procurement budget reduction is stopping the production??" Submitted by Martin Tremblay, Quebec

"How could the mechanical engineer and the electrical engineer used opposite the Right direction? How many right hands do they have? And what does the CSA have to do with it?" Submitted by Martin Tremblay, Quebec

"I can't reach you with these short arms, or else you'd be in big trouble mister!" Submitted by Mike Curatola, California

"Cost reduction or not, I should not have believed that one man (you) could run this line as well as two women (who go by the names of Lucy and Ethel)...." Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Virginia