June 2017

Eli's Cartoon Caption Contest No. 120


Contest No. 120 starts right now.

Briefly, here are the details: I'll supply a drawing of one of my old cartoons that has never been published, leaving off my caption. You are invited to supply your funniest captions. Simply (1) click on "Add New Comment". Then (2) scroll down past any other submitted captions and type in your name and your caption in the spaces provided. Then (3) click "Save".

Your caption (or captions) will be posted after I review your submission. Also, no captions at all will be posted for the first few days of each contest.  This is to give everybody a chance to submit their spontaneous, gut-instinct caption without fear of discovering that it was ripped off by somebody else's similar spontaneous caption. This is an equal opportunity contest!

There is no limit on the number of captions you can enter for each drawing. Entries will be accepted and posted for one week, after which a winner will be announced and the winning caption will be printed. Below that I will also print my original caption.

The cut-off time and date for you to send in your captions is midnight Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

I will be the sole judge. The winning caption will be the one I judge to be the funniest one submitted (not necessarily the one that matches or comes closest to my original caption). Additional rules and regulations, for those of you who need such things, can be found here.

Below is the drawing that needs your funny captions.






Winner of Eli's Cartoon Caption Contest No. 119


                "Honey, I need a new electric shaver -- this one is broken."

                                           (by ken wilkinson)

 

My original caption: "Sorry -- you have the wrong generation." 

 

Wow, ken wilkinson, this makes two winners in a row! Congratulations again -- without a doubt you are one of the funniest people around.

There was a big quantity of captions from all of you this time, but what in the world happened to the quality? As I was making my final run through the submissions, I could barely find any to even consider for a winner. Dare I say it once again? In my humble opinion, I think my original caption, as bad as it was (it must have been bad, because it was never bought) was probably better than most of the entries. Let's all of us try to take it up a notch, okay?

Anyway, here are the other captions that were under consideration for top honors:

"What time do you eat dinner? I'll call you back." (by Susan Canaan)

"Yes, I'm Harry Meismendelfalinfeffersolakofsky . . . but you have the wrong number." (by Cary Antebi)

"I'm calling on my land-line phone, I don't have Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or Skype, and ...I don't even know what I'm talking about!" (also by Cary Antebi)

"So, what are you wearing?" (by Mel Tannenbaum)

"911? Yes, it's an emergency! I'm stuck in the past." (by sharon)

Sharpen those caption-writing pencils, folks -- a new contest will be up in just a couple of weeks. And don't get discouraged -- remember it's all supposed to be fun!

 

 

 






Eli's Cartoon Caption Contest No. 119


Contest No. 119 starts right now.

Briefly, here are the details: I'll supply a drawing of one of my old cartoons that has never been published, leaving off my caption. You are invited to supply your funniest captions. Simply (1) click on "Add New Comment". Then (2) scroll down past any other submitted captions and type in your name and your caption in the spaces provided. Then (3) click "Save".

Your caption (or captions) will be posted after I review your submission. Also, no captions at all will be posted for the first few days of each contest.  This is to give everybody a chance to submit their spontaneous, gut-instinct caption without fear of discovering that it was ripped off by somebody else's similar spontaneous caption. This is an equal opportunity contest!

There is no limit on the number of captions you can enter for each drawing. Entries will be accepted and posted for one week, after which a winner will be announced and the winning caption will be printed. Below that I will also print my original caption.

The cut-off time and date for you to send in your captions is midnight Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

I will be the sole judge. The winning caption will be the one I judge to be the funniest one submitted (not necessarily the one that matches or comes closest to my original caption). Additional rules and regulations, for those of you who need such things, can be found here.

Below is the drawing that needs your funny captions.