Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner February 7, 2010

Feb. 7, 2010
Congratulations to R. Valeri of St. Petersburg, Fla., for submitting the winning caption to the Comical Processing cartoon. A new cartoon has been posted.
"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.

The new boss had it put in with a direct feed to every office.
Productivity is up 50%!"

Honorable Mentions

"Seemed like a good idea, but we forgot about what the birds add to the blend." Submitted  by  Kevin A. Wilke

"We thought it was a useful way to recover waste heat after the last energy audit." Submitted  by  Jon Pasek; Greenville, S.C.

"I don't think this will fool the EPA." Submitted  by  Traci St. John, Westlake, Ohio

Click here to see the current Comical Processing cartoon.

Other Submissions

"This was cheaper than offering everyone flex time." Submitted  by  Lisa M. Pantano; Bridgewater, N.J.

"Corporate's solution to the economic crisis." Submitted  by  Syed Imran Akhter

" Oh My God!! Don't you know that contact water vapor is a reportable emission!!!" Submitted  by  Christopher Nielsen; Summit, N.J.

"The carbon emissions alone put us out of compliance." Submitted  by  Mark McCurdy

" Well! I certainly didn't expect this when I told you to stop the night shift from sleeping on the job. " Submitted  by  Christopher Nielsen; Summit, N.J.

"I told you to do 'number-up' not 'scale-up.'" Submitted  by  Hans-René Bjørsvik; Bergen, Norway

" You would have to have 2 really really big straws to sip from." Submitted  by  Donald Drummond; Clarksburg, W. Va.

"Maybe we could use an exhaust fan and a Heat Recovery System to make it 'Green,' so we can get Tax incentives." Submitted  by  David Soper; Gastonia, N.C.

"You did a nice job with the installation, but it still needs a temperature and level transmitter." Submitted  by  David Soper; Gastonia, N.C.

"I'm telling you, because it has 2 Fs in it EPA will consider it a greenhouse gas." Submitted  by  Steve Brown; Parkersburg, W. Va.

"It's actually just a fancy stack with a steam hose ran to it . . . it was either this or the union goes on strike." Submitted  by  Daniel Kinsell

"It's part of Management's 'speed wins' program." Submitted  by  Kevin A. Wilke

"We're applying the 'build it and they will come' concept." Submitted  by  Kevin A. Wilke

"And this is the cornerstone of our new profit sharing plan." Submitted  by  Kevin A. Wilke

"We were challenged to think outside of the box on how to improve staff efficiency one morning . . . " Submitted  by  Kevin A. Wilke

"Where do you keep the cream and sugar?" Submitted  by  Karyn S. DeWolf

"And now the neighbors are complaining ‘cause their kids are bouncing all over the place!!" Submitted  by  Richard Gauthe

"How is anybody supposed to drink that?" Submitted  by  Mervin Archer; Grove, Okla.

"Yeah, it seems like overkill but when the plant manager wants his coffee, he WANTS his coffee." Submitted  by  Jeff de los Santos

"You should see the sugar and creamers . . . " Submitted  by  Robert Andrew

"With the way things work around here, that should last about an hour." Submitted  by  Robert Andrew

"Just another Corporate Overhead Problem!" Submitted  by  Martin Treuhaft

"Decaf or regular?" Submitted  by  Ronald Dixon

"We felt this would stimulate our chemical reaction dwell time." Submitted  by  Jeff Schumann

"You thought Starbucks was overpriced before. Now they're contracting. " Submitted  by  Jason Gathright

"After we repainted the tank the EPA auditors quit asking questions." Submitted  by  Ron Strybos

"The aroma from your big big cup of coffee comes up into the plant I work at also makes me want to have a cup of your brew." Submitted  by  Donald Drummond; Clarksburg, W. Va.

"It pays to be the world's first and only caffeine-powered plant. . . everyone here is just perky!" Submitted  by  Christine Banaszek; Hauppauge, N.Y.

"Yes Wally, in a twist of fate, it is Eddie Haskel's job to do the internal inspection." Submitted  by  John M Patterson; Borger, Texas

"We've got a level control issue with that tank. For some unknown reason it always runs empty at break time!" Submitted  by  Jim McDow

"Just thinking of the McCabe-Thiele chart gives me the jitters." Submitted  by  James Bautsch

"Our consultants have verified a direct correlation to the release of these plumes and the growth of over superior noses among our employees." Submitted  by  Justin Smith; Plano, Texas

"I didn't sleep tonight. I need large cup of coffee." Submitted  by  Aleksandar Anastasovski

"I think we can look upon this as a wake-up call." Submitted  by  Rob Falconer; Lakeland, Fla.

"Nobody sleeps on the job in my factory." Submitted  by  Rob Falconer; Lakeland, Fla.

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