Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner August 9, 2009

Aug. 9, 2009
Congratulations to Robert Andrew. Robert submitted 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.

I think you forgot to carry the 1.

Honorable Mentions

"I just wanted to know how to get to the bathroom." Submitted  by  Lisa Ross, Cleveland, Ohio"And there you have it . . . the new simplified tax code."Submitted  by  Mark Behrens"Nice work intern, now you understand the importance of computer software!" Submitted  by  Jake Mueller; Elwood, Ill.Click here to see the current Comical Processing cartoon.

 Other Submissions

"Now that we've finish our calculations, can you tell me what we were looking for?" Submitted  by  Gabino García; Toa Alta, Puerto Rico"That's why I'm not painting in white color on the wall." Submitted  by  Parthasarathi Subramanian; Chennai, India"I've just proved that we don't exist . . ." Submitted  by  Robert Andrew"Hmm can Rosetta Stone have the CEO translating this inside of 10 minutes?" Submitted  by  Lisa M. Pantano; Bridgewater, N.J."Is this the derivation of Sine wave function for the determining the Schrodinger Wave's Equation in Cartesian, Bipolar axis and to determine the position of particles in the space using pi value?" Submitted  by  Parthasarathi Subramanian; Chennai, India"Hey Bob, What about using a smaller board?" Submitted  by  Silvio Rizzato"EUREKA!! I knew the crash happened because there is a whole in the formula." Submitted  by  Jennifer D. Goins; Tulsa, Okla."Can you figure out what these numbers mean, Ray?" Submitted  by  Donald Drummond; Clarksburg, W. Va."So all you have to do is include this in the final report. . . ." Submitted  by  Alyson Cobb" And this is how we determined that you need to wear a respirator. . . " Submitted  by  Alyson Cobb"Oh sure, you always take the easy ones." Submitted  by  Kirby Hostetler"You know Bob, I would have given you a bonus if you had used the WHOLE board to derive the formula for fixing the economy."Submitted  by  Stan Kulikowski". . . after solving the elusive problem . . . "Bob, didn't I tell you to hide the erasers from the cleaning people?" Submitted  by  Darwin De Los Santos"The one you are pointing out is a housefly, not any unusual mathematical symbol!" Submitted  by  Sankar Narayan. Chennai, India"Employee to CEO: "Up there, it shows bad economy = x. over there, lay-offs = y. over there, company's performance = z. And over there, x*y*z = $$. $$ = your [CEO's] bonuses. That equation over there will vary "y" to increase "$$". AND finally, over here in fine unreadable print, it converts "$$" to an absolute value." Submitted  by  Jignesh Shah "So simple! . . . This is how we can go for process improvement." Submitted  by  Sadia Moin"Well George, I guess it’s not a secret anymore." Submitted  by  Philip Nearing; Dartmouth, N.S., Canada"I disagree Frank, the answer is 7 not 6." Submitted  by  Philip Nearing; Dartmouth, N.S., Canada"Those guys in research are always showing off!"Submitted  by  Philip Nearing; Dartmouth, N.S., Canada"And then, a miracle happens!!" Submitted  by  Jeff Anderson"You were right. It follows the Second Law of Thermodynamics that Congress will always overspend tax revenues." Submitted  by  Joseph Barbanel"You can get anything to work out on paper." Submitted  by  Corky Botts"It's the last research report of Eng. Jackson . . . Jackson Pollock." Submitted  by  Dario Ardiles"This looks a lot like my Astrophysics Professor's formula for making coffee!"Submitted  by  Robert Andrew"And that is why the chicken came before the egg." Submitted  by  Lisa M. Pantano, Bridgewater, N.J." Up there... See it? On that first line? It should be a negative y^2." Submitted  by  Eric Walton"What about a shortcut for this calculation?" Submitted  by  Ernesto Calderón, Argentina"Now, where do we put the 'You are here' sticker?" Submitted  by  Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla."That spider just solved the problem of climate change."Submitted  by  Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla." Is this sign language to get the good yield?" Submitted  by  Parthasarathi Subramania, Chennai, India

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