This week's caption contest inspired some truly outstanding possibilities, a few of which I'll mention here.
First, I have to note that our entries included a binary joke, which deserves mention, period. Creative ones, you are.
There were at least a half dozen animal loving jokes which cracked me up, two of which I'll include here:
"The Aggieland Shocker: Created by Aggies, for Aggies. (And collies)."
And last, before we get to the winners, I have to point you to this entry which I simply adored. It's not quite a caption, and thus not a winner, but it deserves public recognition:
Nigel Tufnel: The jerseys go to eleven. Look, right across the board, ten, ten, eleven
Marty DiBergi: Oh, I see. And most teams just go up to ten?
Nigel Tufnel: Exactly.
Marty DiBergi: Does that mean it's bigger? Is it any better?
Nigel Tufnel: Well, it's one fatter, isn't it? It's not ten. You see, most blokes, you know, will be at ten. You're on ten here, all the way up, all the way up, all the way up, you're on ten on your scale. Where can you go from there? Where?
Marty DiBergi: I don't know.
Nigel Tufnel: Nowhere. Exactly. What we do is, if we need that extra roll over the belt, you know what we do?
Marty DiBergi: Put on eleven.
Nigel Tufnel: Eleven. Exactly. One fatter.
Marty DiBergi: Why don't you just make ten bigger and make ten be the top number and make that a little fatter?
Nigel Tufnel: [pause] He goes to eleven.
The very first comment was one which stuck with me throughout the whole thing, and is one of our co-winners:
And, as a reminder that Simple still rules, our other co-winner:
Thanks to everyone for the submissions - I got many, many laughs throughout the process. JT Longhorn and lhosek - email me with your name, t-shirt size, and address and I'll get you each a shirt.