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Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

This weeks Weekend Caption Contest™ sowed fertile ground, generating many top quality entries. The winners each attacked the focus (or lack thereof) of the photo in a unique way. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture:

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (background) the ranking democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, takes a picture at the start of the testimony of witnesses on Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito's Senate confirmation hearings as Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) listens on Capitol Hill in Washington January 12, 2006. Alito completed his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday after frustrated Democrats took a final crack at getting more definitive answers from the 55-year-old conservative. REUTERS/Jim Young


Here are the winning entries:


1) (JimK) - "And now I hunt the great drunk beast. Call me Ishmael."

2) (Shaun McDonell) - "Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing poo..."

3) (Moon Monkey) - "Hmmm. Well,threatening didn''t work...maybe if I pretend that I'm Hitler..."

Honorable Mention

4) (xanthrope) - "When the TV cameras weren't on him, Sen. Kennedy appeared to lose focus."

5) (Rodney Dill) - Photographer (thinking): "C'mon, Eat the booger, eat the booger!"

6) (Jamie) - "Finally, the mystery photographer behind the 'pee memo' snapshot is revealed."

The Astonishingly Bad Taste Award goes to:

(rick13) - "Nikon introduces the new 9mm single shot."


Until next Friday...


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Comments (7)

I'm so funny, I can't BELIE... (Below threshold)
JimK:

I'm so funny, I can't BELIEVE HBO hasn't called me for a special yet. What is WRONG with those people? ;)

(thanks!)

Aww man, and here I thought... (Below threshold)

Aww man, and here I thought I actually had a semi-decent entry on this one.

Thanks for crushing my dreams, Kevin.

Thanks Kevin, Ted Kennedy, ... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Thanks Kevin, Ted Kennedy, as always, remains a huge target.

;)

Thanks Kevin, I think I'm b... (Below threshold)
Moon Monkey:

Thanks Kevin, I think I'm becoming a legend in my own mind!
Clearly,you have a very interesting following and the Caption Contest is a lot of fun for all of us.

I'm sure rick13 meant 9mm f... (Below threshold)
JohnAnnArbor:

I'm sure rick13 meant 9mm focal length......

Wow! The winners were annou... (Below threshold)

Wow! The winners were announced the day after the contest ended. Wizbang has improved.

Late hit: The onl... (Below threshold)

Late hit:

The only legal way to shoot a Kennedy




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