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caption contest: car wreck – how did this happen

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We haven’t had a caption contest recently, so let’s get that restarted.  It’s real simple to play — think of something funny / humorous to go with this picture.  The only rule is to keep it clean.  And regardless of whether you have anything to contribute, you can enjoy the comments other people leave, too.

car between buildings

Let me also add that comments usually pour in over the next week, so this is the type of post that it’s good to check back on.  You can also subscribe to the comments (whether for just this post or all comments) if you would rather be notified that way.

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caption contest, car in pool

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Welcome to another caption contest!  This week’s photo features a van in a swimming pool.  There’s some people standing around, probably trying to figure out what happened.  Since we can’t hear them, you get to put words in their mouth.  Feel free to invent whatever kind of story you want to.  There’s a lot of potential with this one, so have fun with it.

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caption contest, car attacked by birds

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Last week’s caption contest dealt with a serious topic — the oil spill.  Since we can’t have too much seriousness here on this blog, this week’s caption contest will use a photo that leads to easy jokes and easy humor — a car windshield covered in bird poop, and the car’s owner looking quite distraught.  So write a caption explaining what’s going on here or what the woman is thinking or what her friends are thinking, or make up something totally different.  Just keep it clean and funny.

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caption contest, car covered with flowers

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At the monthly Buffet o’ Blog pizza-devouring staff meeting today, the topic came up of Mango-Man’s love of flowers.  After all, it is spring, and as the saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.”   So now flowers are coming into bloom, and thus Mango-Man should be happy, and it’s a new season for making fun of him for it.  🙂  Since this has been a recurring theme of late, I figured this week’s caption contest could follow that theme.  If you are a new reader here and aren’t familiar with this recurring joke, you can catch up on the fun at the original post: a man who likes flowers.

So here’s a picture of a car covered with flowers.  You get to write a caption explaining this picture.  Remember that you can write from anyone’s point-of-view, even if they’re not in the picture.  Be creative with it, and have fun.

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If you particularly enjoyed this post with the ensuing comments and/or the original post about the man who likes flowers, there was a caption contest along these same lines a few years ago, with a man in a flower garden.

how to build your own Batmobile

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Most guys who have seen any of the Batman movies would like to have their own Batmobile.  There’s been several versions of it over the years, and just about any of them would be great to own.

A Swedish man created a do-it-yourself (DIY) Batmobile.   He started with a 1973 Lincoln Continental chassis, and added voice recognition tech, rear-view cameras, satellite navigation, and of course machine guns.  The engine puts out 700 horsepower.   He also included a DVD player and a plasma TV, for when you’re taking a break from saving the world.   (But how many cupholders does it have?)

DIY Batmobile

Unfortunately, the cost is prohibitive to me ever owning one.   It cost $1 million and took 20,000 man-hours to build.

If you want the newer Batmobile (the Tumbler version), there are actual ones that were built for the movies, albeit several different versions.  But they are able to accelerate from 0 to 60 in 5 seconds, and they can make and land 30 foot jumps without tearing up.  And there’s a version that shoots fire out the back.   One of those would come in handy…

Where does he get those wonderful toys?!?

On a related note, there are several interesting articles at this link discussing The Physics of Batman.   Well, they’re interesting if you enjoy discussing whether some of Batman’s technology is possible in real-life.

caption contest, car jumping over edge, on fire

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It’s that time of the week again — time for another caption contest!  This week’s photo is action-packed, featuring a car jumping over the edge, and it’s ON FIRE!  Surely there’s an interesting story behind this picture.  It’s up to you to figure it out.

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caption contest, car covered with grass

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These days there’s lots of talk about cars, because of Obama’s “cash for clunkers” program, and there’s also talk of being “green”, to help the environment.  So this week’s caption contest features a green car, though not in the way you might expect.

Now, I know, it’s just a picture of a car (albeit a funny car).  But remember, there are many ways to make this work.  You can write a caption as a news headline, or make (dare I say it?) puns about it, or write your own story that involves it.

car covered with grass

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