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Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

It's Friday, which means it's time for the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™. Enter your best caption for the following picture:

The Obelisk of Buenos Aires is covered with a giant condom to commemorate World AIDS Day December 1, 2005. According to a report issued by ONUSIDA (UN AIDS), the number of people infected with the HIV virus in Latin America had risen over the last year from 1.6 to 1.8 million. REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian


Winners will be announced Sunday.

Update: Winners are finally announced. Click the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now, mercifully, over.


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Comments (124)

I hear Peter Jackson's new ... (Below threshold)

I hear Peter Jackson's new movie King Dong is really good.

Mr. Pink stars in the long ... (Below threshold)
Matt:

Mr. Pink stars in the long awaited sequel, Reservoir Tips.

WOW!!! Imagine the size of... (Below threshold)
peerice:

WOW!!! Imagine the size of the batteries it takes to operate that toy!!

Government officials in Bra... (Below threshold)
peerice:

Government officials in Brazil decide the AIDs epidemic is so severe that even public buildings need protection against the disease!

NASA’s new probe Perfunctor... (Below threshold)
Tom:

NASA’s new probe Perfunctory is slowly wheeled into place for its planned exploration of the deep recesses of Barney Frank’s rectum.

The UN erects yet another m... (Below threshold)
Insomniac:

The UN erects yet another monument to its long history of impotence in world affairs.

The unveiling of the new Cl... (Below threshold)
Eric:

The unveiling of the new Clinton Monument in Washington D.C.

And on the Mall, the Washin... (Below threshold)
DaveD:

And on the Mall, the Washington Monument remains uncovered in honor of the "Father" of our Country.

French designer Jean Luc-do... (Below threshold)
chevy1596:

French designer Jean Luc-dong unveils John Kerry's new chapeau. Luc-dong is quoted as saying "I feel zee hat matches zee face." Kerry is quoted as saying "I bought the hat before I returned it."

Guest NASA spokesman Andrew... (Below threshold)
Eric:

Guest NASA spokesman Andrew Sullivan unveils the new rocket to probe Uranus.

Officials in Argentina toda... (Below threshold)

Officials in Argentina today boldly signalled their support for the campaign to get Bill Clinton elected UN Secretary General. No word yet from the National Park Service on a request from PFAW for a similar show of support at the Washington Monument.

The new Global AIDS Initiat... (Below threshold)
Eric:

The new Global AIDS Initiative stresses the use of condoms as much as possible.

Dick Cheney: "It looks like... (Below threshold)
Eric:

Dick Cheney: "It looks like it will fit, but does it come in ribbed?"

Argentina shows, by example... (Below threshold)
D:

Argentina shows, by example, how it plans to combat the triplet scourges of AIDS, overpopulation and government growing outside its mandate.

The city council of Buenes ... (Below threshold)
Norm:

The city council of Buenes Aires thinks inside the box and prepares for the eventual arival of Queen Kong.

It's about time I get my ow... (Below threshold)
AR:

It's about time I get my own monument!

"It's Friday which means i... (Below threshold)

"It's Friday which means it,s time for the Wizbang Weekend Condom Contest."

The prototype is unveiled f... (Below threshold)

The prototype is unveiled for the new line of Dick Cheney condoms.

Making Argentina safe for d... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

Making Argentina safe for democracy...or something.

Security was hightened acro... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

Security was hightened across Latin America as Maddona began her new tour.

Earth makes big plans for t... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Earth makes big plans for the next full moon.

In Texas, we'd call that a ... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

In Texas, we'd call that a medium.

The plans were nearly cance... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

The plans were nearly cancelled when the original prophylactic ripped, but Tommy Lee had a spare.

....in "Halliburton Red"</p... (Below threshold)
FreakyBoy:

....in "Halliburton Red"

(continuation of physics geek's post)

Damn! All the NASA stuff al... (Below threshold)

Damn! All the NASA stuff already...what the hell:
"NASA unveils 'Deep Probe 1,' scheduled to explore a black hole in the Horse's Ass Nebula."

Just be glad that it's not ... (Below threshold)
FormerHostage:

Just be glad that it's not the UN Global Hemorrhoid Initiative!!!

Buenos Aires prepares for t... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Buenos Aires prepares for the unveiling of the World Lawyer Hall of Fame.

Venezuelan president Hugo C... (Below threshold)

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez rejected Argentina's gift because he believed they were calling him South America's biggest prick. He was right.

Thanks to Chavez, Venezuela... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Thanks to Chavez, Venezuela still wins.

The accompanying diaphragm ... (Below threshold)
FreakyBoy:

The accompanying diaphragm monument was never completed after three workers were tragically killed when they were flung 1000 yards down the boulevard.

You should have seen Jacque... (Below threshold)
rick13:

You should have seen Jacques Chirac use his mouth to put it on!

"Made in U.S.A. -- Medium"<... (Below threshold)

"Made in U.S.A. -- Medium"

"In Washington today, Sen. ... (Below threshold)

"In Washington today, Sen. Reid and House Minority Leader Pelosi agree to acknowledge George Washington as the idealogical father of our nation. However, they have joined with NARAL and the UCLU to take steps to see that it never happens again."

"Okay, who added [email protected] to ... (Below threshold)

"Okay, who added [email protected] to the concrete ready-mix?"

After a yearlong internal s... (Below threshold)
FreakyBoy:

After a yearlong internal study and $1 billion dollars, the UN's Survey of Performance in the Entire World (UNSPEW) expects a huge crowd tonight when they turn on the switch to the fountain unvieling the UN's contirbution to the world.

Because you can never take ... (Below threshold)
Kaz-Man:

Because you can never take too many precautions...

Andrew Sullivan decries the... (Below threshold)
Matt:

Andrew Sullivan decries the anti-barebacking bis at World AID's Day.

Bias, dammit!... (Below threshold)
Matt:

Bias, dammit!

Also unveiled was Buenos Ai... (Below threshold)

Also unveiled was Buenos Aires new tourism campaign, "As a matter of fact, we are glad to see you."

Something strange is happen... (Below threshold)
zach:

Something strange is happening at John Holme's grave...

The Washington Monument, se... (Below threshold)
Big E:

The Washington Monument, seen here sporting the new Bob Dole Signature Series Condom, takes necessary precautions to avoid the disasterous results of its last tryst with the Pentagon, the birth of the Clinton Presidential Library.

Tell the Statue of Liberty ... (Below threshold)
La Mano:

Tell the Statue of Liberty I'm coming for her.

Buenes Aires prepares for t... (Below threshold)
Wally6500:

Buenes Aires prepares for the arrival of former president Bill Clinton.

I'd hate to see the toilet ... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

I'd hate to see the toilet they'll be flushing it down.

" Cap Canaveral to launch o... (Below threshold)

" Cap Canaveral to launch on Sunday."

The City of Paris had the E... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

The City of Paris had the Eiffel tower, so Paris Hilton decided she needed her own monument.

(I see Bullwinkle and I were on the same wavelength with Chavez earlier, but he got the earlier time stamp by a minute)

Dick Cheney getting ready t... (Below threshold)
Pat:

Dick Cheney getting ready to do his part to further the cause of diversity after America was criticized by world leaders, prepares to impregnate the moon with his children so that the Moon-American population will be up to global standards. Democrats oppose the Cheney's appointment to this task, but could offer no suitable alternative from their camp.

"And then, this one time at... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"And then, this one time at Buenos Aires band camp..."

New from Doubleday this com... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

New from Doubleday this coming summer:
The Revenge of the Washingtonienne

Reporter Reading:Sci... (Below threshold)

Reporter Reading:
Scientists say it may have traveled 3-6 million light years before falling from the sky and landing on this building, residents of south America say it's only the beging of the invasion by the planet of the penis.

Showing the power of the po... (Below threshold)

Showing the power of the porn industry they are about to unveil they new world head quarters.

Remember: only YOU can prev... (Below threshold)
Clioman:

Remember: only YOU can prevent unwanted architecture!

"In today's news, some 750,... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"In today's news, some 750,000 Argentinian women collectively fainted...."

There once was a man from H... (Below threshold)
robert:

There once was a man from Hong Kong,
Who was limited by the size of his dong,
But he sought out the devil,
And bought a new level,
Now the ladies all greet him in song.

Ron Jeremy, as seen from sp... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

Ron Jeremy, as seen from space.

Ron Jeremy, as seen from sp... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

Ron Jeremy, as seen from space.

The town of Titz, Germany h... (Below threshold)

The town of Titz, Germany had a very unique thermometer in the town square.

The new addition to the Cli... (Below threshold)
Dustyvet:

The new addition to the Clinton Library!

Cristo gets excited upon he... (Below threshold)
bill:

Cristo gets excited upon hearing the news that he can show his decorated penis at the Paris Art show.

In fashion news today: Fren... (Below threshold)
kbiel:

In fashion news today: French ticklers are out; pepto bismal flavored condoms are in.

2001: A Sex Odyssey<p... (Below threshold)

2001: A Sex Odyssey

a.k.a.

"My God, it's full of...splooge!"

--TwoDragons

That's a great pic, but nex... (Below threshold)

That's a great pic, but next time ask for permission before using me in your silly contest, okay? It's just the *nice* thing to do...

Sharp objects will soon be ... (Below threshold)
Greg:

Sharp objects will soon be allowed back on airplanes now that skyscrapers have adequate protection.

OR

"Why so sad, Senorita?"
"Well, I still like to look at the skyline of Buenos Aires, but it just doesn't feel as good as before."

Today, the DOD unveiled the... (Below threshold)

Today, the DOD unveiled the "skyscraper sheath," designed to protect tall buildings from damage in the event of another September 11 style terror attack. It is the product of years of collaboration with the Trojan corporation.

Attempts to contact the Pentagon for comment were unsuccessful, but we're told nobody there has been able to contain their laughter for long enough to talk coherently on the phone.

Ha, nice try... but the fre... (Below threshold)
Jayswash:

Ha, nice try... but the french are STILL the biggest dicks in the world.

ACLU attorneys and journali... (Below threshold)
Kevin P. Craver:

ACLU attorneys and journalists stand guard along the Avenue de Preservativo Grande in the event someone adorns the giant rubber with the offensive words "Merry Christmas."

WIZBANGBREAKING: The Chines... (Below threshold)
LIndy R. Dole:

WIZBANGBREAKING: The Chinese Government unveiled today its new space program extraterrestrial vehicle -- powered by population explosion.

Austin Powers finally erec... (Below threshold)

Austin Powers finally erected his idea of the perfect bachelor pad. He made the place tall enough so that wind would constantly give it a blow job.

Yes, Ms. Dowd, your ticket ... (Below threshold)
Jack in TX:

Yes, Ms. Dowd, your ticket to Buenos Aires is confirmed. No, Ms. Dowd, we can't tell you whether or not your flight will land before Ms. Couric's Lear arrives..

Yes I said "Sit on it" Hill... (Below threshold)
Yogurt:

Yes I said "Sit on it" Hillary!

Clinton's Legacy Monument</... (Below threshold)
Faith+1:

Clinton's Legacy Monument

Drawn together under the hi... (Below threshold)
c:

Drawn together under the historic pennant of their ancestors, ex-patriots from Nantucket gather in a foreign land for a day of limmericks and exotic contests of physical prowess.

Due to a shortage of materi... (Below threshold)
David M.:

Due to a shortage of materials as a result of making this giant condom, worldwide condom supplies are down while AIDS rates have skyrocketed.
Liberal activist insist that "raising awareness"
is what matters because "we care".

Odd, but true, Michael Jack... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Odd, but true, Michael Jackson's Beat it moves to number one in Buenos Aires.

I was going to submit somet... (Below threshold)
x:

I was going to submit something untill I read eric's post.

Safe buildings should be ta... (Below threshold)
McCain:

Safe buildings should be taught in our homes, not in our schools.

...and on the othe side, it... (Below threshold)

...and on the othe side, it says, "MEDIUM."

So much for the strategy o... (Below threshold)
Steve Crickmore:

So much for the strategy of abstinence. Does this mean The Bush administration will now downsize its 'foreign aids' funding to Argentina?

A striking example of pre-c... (Below threshold)

A striking example of pre-ciotal architecture.

Despite a 100 year old trad... (Below threshold)
Eric:

Despite a 100 year old tradition, the Christmas tree in the town square was deemed inappropriate and offensive. So a compromise was reached.

Years of outlandish outfits... (Below threshold)

Years of outlandish outfits have taken an horrific toll on Madonna's nipples.

While some were former memb... (Below threshold)
c:

While some were former members of the New England professional football team, others were simply expatriates.

Winning design for the rebu... (Below threshold)

Winning design for the rebuilt World Trade Center; it's message to the terrorists: "You're fucked!"

The epicenter of the AIDS e... (Below threshold)

The epicenter of the AIDS epidemic was located today.

When asked about why they covered it with a large condom an official spokesman replied "In reflecting on the Clinton Legacy...we panicked."

Trojans help protect your w... (Below threshold)
bob jones:

Trojans help protect your wild life.

Vacation pictures from Wonk... (Below threshold)
JD:

Vacation pictures from Wonkette's trip to Argentina...

"Ribbed....for her pleasure... (Below threshold)
JD:

"Ribbed....for her pleasure....eeeewwwwww....

Okay, that's it--right ther... (Below threshold)
Biff:

Okay, that's it--right there. Whoa--hold it guys... I see a hole! Elmer, have the chopper fly by with a fresh one. Okay now let's figure out how to get this one off.

As part of an AIDS awarenes... (Below threshold)

As part of an AIDS awareness program, Buenos Aires wraps the building known locally as Juan Peron's last erection.

Well, looks like Clinton fi... (Below threshold)
JerryD:

Well, looks like Clinton finally has his legacy monument.

Presidential hopeful Senate... (Below threshold)

Presidential hopeful Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist today gave new meaning to the phrase "blind trust" by unveiling his plan to prevent Washington from screwing the American people.

President Clinton's childho... (Below threshold)
billy:

President Clinton's childhood home has been newly renovated...

The U.S. Military's new Cli... (Below threshold)
billy:

The U.S. Military's new Clinton class ICBM.

Dozens of Greek marines fit... (Below threshold)

Dozens of Greek marines fit inside the Trojan Horse all those centuries ago.

Now imagine how many seamen you could fit inside THIS Trojan!

Now, class, I want you all ... (Below threshold)

Now, class, I want you all to note that even on World AIDS day, folks can get putting on condom wrong. Putting a condom around the building you are in will not prevent pregnancy and STDs.

With flags to indicate wind... (Below threshold)

With flags to indicate wind direction, everything was in readiness for the "docking" of the mother ship.

or

The traditional film genre of the road picture was dealt a near-fatal blow when a publicity still from the new Paris Hilton vehicle "Bimbo Goes to Buenos Aries" was leaked on the internet.

Soon we'll be seeing late-n... (Below threshold)

Soon we'll be seeing late-night informercials touting "Buildings Gone Wild" on VHS and DVD.

"Got your postcard, Condi. ... (Below threshold)
Ingress:

"Got your postcard, Condi. Certainly appears that you are having a fine time."

Looks like Madonna painted ... (Below threshold)
mhurst:

Looks like Madonna painted her metal bra pink.

I am going to end up in tro... (Below threshold)

I am going to end up in trouble on this one. Laughing way too hard to offer a response of my own...and accidentally entered the wrong trackback URL...wonder how many people clicked through thinking they were getting an entry on Hawaii falling into the ocean and ended up here by mistake.

Come to think of it...that thought is funny enough on its own.

[Richard_Pryor]"Shoo... (Below threshold)

[Richard_Pryor]
"Shoot one of them big babies off!"
[/Richard_Pryor]

Christo's wife dies. Christ... (Below threshold)
Cobb:

Christo's wife dies. Christo comes out.

The source of the tsunami w... (Below threshold)
Taz:

The source of the tsunami warning off the coast of Buenos Aires was quickly located and the vibrate setting turned "off", thus saving thousands of lives.

Announcing the Grand Openin... (Below threshold)

Announcing the Grand Opening of the Remulac embassy.

Damn it!I said "co... (Below threshold)

Damn it!

I said "condominium!"

Global warming has peaked; ... (Below threshold)
La Mano:

Global warming has peaked; the Earth is now 'hot to trot'.

Stand back ... don your pro... (Below threshold)
La Mano:

Stand back ... don your protective gear! Planet Earth will now commence with the REAL Big Bang?

Paris: "I know you advocate... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Paris: "I know you advocate safe sex, but do really think its needed for the Trojan Horse."
Helen: "I had a premonition that you'll be sorry if you don't use it."

Using the "Glow in the Dark... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Using the "Glow in the Dark" variety was eventually deemed to be just a tad over the edge.

If you look real close to t... (Below threshold)
Taz:

If you look real close to the base, you'll notice they couldn't roll this one all the way down either!

The city anxiously awaits t... (Below threshold)
RodgerH:

The city anxiously awaits the visit of Bill "BJ" Clinton.

Hoping to beat Dick Clark a... (Below threshold)

Hoping to beat Dick Clark and New Year’s &*ckin’ Eve in TV ratings, a new South American show, ¡Eshwinge! en el Año Nuevo (Shwing! In the New Year), will wow viewers at the stoke of midnight with a fresh alternative to the traditional ball drop…

Argentinia: Offici... (Below threshold)

Argentinia:
Official Language:
Portuguese
Major Exports:
Wood

ok, I see Washington did be... (Below threshold)
dc resident:

ok, I see Washington did believe in Safe sex.. oh wait.. wrong monument

Members of the Argentine Mi... (Below threshold)
Charles V:

Members of the Argentine Milk Producers Association will be gathering this week-end for the dedication of the Farmers Milk Fountain. It will spew a milk colored mist periodically during daylight hours. Representatives of the design team said the fountain was designed to resemble a cow's tit. Sergio Menendez, the lead architect and President of Gay Troopers of the South called it his finest work. "It lasts forever" he said.

Columbus unveiled the Jack ... (Below threshold)
heymike:

Columbus unveiled the Jack Murtha monument today...

Rama-Lama-Ding-Dong<... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Rama-Lama-Ding-Dong

Ribbed for HER pleas... (Below threshold)
lonetown:

Ribbed for HER pleasure.

" Bob Vilas' Hurricane Proo... (Below threshold)

" Bob Vilas' Hurricane Proofing Kit Shows Promise In World Market. "

Better skip the four hours,... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Better skip the four hours, Ed and just seek immediate medical attention.

Submitting a phallic symbol... (Below threshold)
clark smith:

Submitting a phallic symbol for a caption contest is so predictable, as well as the genito-obsessive responses it elicits.


Magnum condoms, for the man... (Below threshold)
Todd:

Magnum condoms, for the man with something extra...

I guess Clark has never used one of these...

And mother earth got a sex ... (Below threshold)
steve:

And mother earth got a sex change.

Update: <... (Below threshold)

Update: Winners are finally announced. Click the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now, mercifully, over.




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