Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

It was only fitting that the picture for this weeks Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™ was an April Fools picture. The variety of caption themes exceed my expectations, with several evoking Far Side-ish qualities. Here are the winning entries for this picture:

Emperor penguins look up at a giant imposter at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo, Japan. Zoo director Teruyuki Komiya dressed up for a stint in the penguin enclosure for the annual April Fool event to display a human being at the zoo(AFP/Yoshikazu Tsuno)

1) (Dave M) – “Al Gore explaining how he invented Linux.

2) (FreakyBoy) – “With sadness, Herman reports back the iceberg elders that it appears no amount of steroids will help penguins fly.

3) (SCSIwuzzy) – “His traffic falling, O-Dub searches for a new group that will conform to his worldview… Pros: Free fish Cons: That niggling feeling, that somehow, this is racist. Still, better than the Kool-Aid costume….

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Honorable Mention

4) (Faith+1) – “As the news of the missing fish stash spread all heads turned to Phil…

5) (Governor Breck) – “I’m John Kerry and I’m reporting for duty!

6) (MichaelW) – “Fear and Loathing in Antarctica — Penguin Books Edition

Dishonorable Mention – For ground well tread this weekend…

(Tom Blogical) – “Paul, preparing for April Fools Day 2006, posts yet again with this picture and the following line: “The zoologist in the penguin suit is an oozer.

Until next Friday…

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  1. eb April 4, 2005
  2. Paul April 4, 2005
  3. Tom Blogical April 4, 2005
  4. DrSteve April 4, 2005
  5. Rodney Dill April 4, 2005
  6. SilverBubble April 4, 2005
  7. JD April 4, 2005
  8. SCSIwuzzy April 5, 2005