Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ was smashing success. I suspect we’re going to be seeing plenty of the new Vice President when it comes to the caption contest. I realize I’m probably dating myself in the winner’s selection, but it’s not everyday that you get such and optimal use for a “Short Circuit” reference. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture:

Vice President Joe Biden, center, talks with Navy sailor Ken Englehart, right, as they watch a demonstration of a Talon robot during a visit to the Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in Coronado, Calif. Thursday, May 14, 2009. The robot is used to dismantle explosive devices.

Here are the winning entries:

1) (Jeff) – “No disassemble Number Five!

2) (iwogisdead) – “Sure, sailor, we can use this robot to dismantle bombs, but only as long as it doesn’t replace any union workers.

3) (fustian) – “It’s called the ;Biden Fighting Vehicle’…


Well, it’s very light on the top.”

4) (Al Pennam) – “One of these is a cold, soulless automaton; its behavior strictly governed by its programming; member of a group which may someday rise up to enslave all of mankind.

The other’s a robot.”

5) (vader06) – “You know son…before Al Gore invented the Internet…I invented this thingamajig…

6) (Pretzel Logic) – “Remember son, I was not briefed on this, understand?

The Readers Choice Award this week goes to:

(GMAC) – “Yes VP Biden, this is the new tank we got because of the budget cuts.

That’s it for this weekend. A new edition of the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™ will debut Friday morning.

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