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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:

Seward Johnson's sculpture 'The Awakening' is driven on a truck from East Patomac Park in Washington to its new home at the National Harbor in Prince George's County, Maryland, February 20, 2008. The aluminum sculpture includes five cast elements and is more than 70 feet across. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES)


Winners will be announced Monday morning.

Update: Winners announced. Click the link to read the winning entry. The contest is now closed, but a new edition will debut Friday morning.


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After losing the democratic... (Below threshold)
retired military:

After losing the democratic nomination for President, Hillary decided to take her statue down outside the DNC and go home.

Mexico's version of the osc... (Below threshold)
WildWillie:

Mexico's version of the oscar, The Juan, is being transported to the film festival. ww

Memo to Hillary: Praying t... (Below threshold)
ExSubNuke:

Memo to Hillary: Praying to an effigy of Howard Dean ain't gonna help.

Two Argonauts and A Truc... (Below threshold)

Two Argonauts and A Truck moving service.

Hillary: "Now I'll get Bill... (Below threshold)

Hillary: "Now I'll get Bill on Mt. Rushmore... too bad its his 'O' face though."

"No not that finger Pretzel... (Below threshold)

"No not that finger Pretzel_Logic."

Hello Onstar.... some big p... (Below threshold)

Hello Onstar.... some big prick is blocking traffic on 495.

"I've fallen... and I can't... (Below threshold)
Craig:

"I've fallen... and I can't get up!"

LifeCall DNC dispatcher: "We're sending help immediately, Sen. Clinton!"

Clinton unveils the new tax... (Below threshold)
LCVRWC:

Clinton unveils the new tax code to pay for Universal Health Care; country wishes they could go back to when taxes were just an arm and a leg.

"That's gonna leave a mark.... (Below threshold)

"That's gonna leave a mark."

Costs an arm and a head to ... (Below threshold)

Costs an arm and a head to relocate these days...

Acting has always been repr... (Below threshold)

Acting has always been represented by the two masks: comedy and tragedy. Hollywood is adding a third mask: "What the hell kind of crap is that!?"

The Cubans went ahead and h... (Below threshold)

The Cubans went ahead and had Castro bronzed. Now they just prop him up wherever they need him.

How the democrats plan to h... (Below threshold)

How the democrats plan to haul a grateful America in a new direction.

Another voter accidentally ... (Below threshold)

Another voter accidentally gazed upon Hillary's new snake hairdo.

Primitive cultures will put... (Below threshold)

Primitive cultures will put up statues of Al Gore to break heat waves.

The Awakening...Stru... (Below threshold)
Jer:

The Awakening...
Struggling for 27 years to get out of Washington, finally escapes.

Remnants of the Tsar 1 sate... (Below threshold)
chsw Author Profile Page:

Remnants of the Tsar 1 satellite were taken to an undisclosed location for analysis.

chsw

President Obama has outlawe... (Below threshold)

President Obama has outlawed statues that might even vaguely look like Mohammed.

Hollywood is replacing the ... (Below threshold)

Hollywood is replacing the Oscar statue, with this one of a stylized Karl Marx. It's a nice match for the red carpet they already use.

Mr. Gulliver goes to Washin... (Below threshold)
guido:

Mr. Gulliver goes to Washington

Obama's first act as Presid... (Below threshold)

Obama's first act as President was to have prosperity thrown out of town.

That's American honor under... (Below threshold)

That's American honor under ANY democrat administration.

Washington DC decides to ta... (Below threshold)

Washington DC decides to take trafficking in body parts seriously for a change.

Since the dems took over, O... (Below threshold)

Since the dems took over, Ozymandias figured the real wasteland action was here in the States.

Delivery is being taken on ... (Below threshold)
SilentStorm:

Delivery is being taken on a statue to commemorate the Tomb of the Unknown Bush Derangement Syndrome Sufferer, to be put up on 1-22-09

It's for the new Iraq War m... (Below threshold)

It's for the new Iraq War memorial. The statue captures the look on our soldiers faces when they first realized that Obama was serious about forcing us to abandon the Iraqis to al Qaeda thugs.

Hilary Clinton hauls her ne... (Below threshold)
Nylda:

Hilary Clinton hauls her new race face to Texas.

"I look messed up?... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

"I look messed up?

You should see the other guy!"

Replacement parts for candi... (Below threshold)
Proof:

Replacement parts for candidate Hillary had to be trucked in after heavy damage was taken in last night's debate!

Angry Jesus is not pleased.... (Below threshold)
Eric Forhan:

Angry Jesus is not pleased.

Hmmm, looks like the last R... (Below threshold)
Matt:

Hmmm, looks like the last Ron Paul supporter is leaving the convention.

Governor Riddick's Necromon... (Below threshold)

Governor Riddick's Necromonger removal program wraps up on Helion Prime.

"The Colossus of Roads"... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

"The Colossus of Roads"

Why, yes, I am having a 70-... (Below threshold)
Weegie:

Why, yes, I am having a 70-foot aluminum anatomically-correct sculpture of myself put up in the front yard. You think the homeowner association will mind?

Transportation crews move a... (Below threshold)
Steve H.:

Transportation crews move a new gilded statue to the Iranian capitol of Tehran for the unveiling of the new Islamic holiday commemorating Islamic Rage Boy.

"It's just a flesh wound...... (Below threshold)

"It's just a flesh wound... I'll bite your legs off."

Hillary celebrates her asce... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Hillary celebrates her ascendancy by dedicating a touching tribute to radical feminism during her inauguration: "The Dismembered Man."

Michael Moore, determined t... (Below threshold)
Vegas Vic:

Michael Moore, determined to have Castro at the Academy Awards, Begins construction on a Bearded "Trojan Horse. "with our security at the border being what it is, it should be a snap" he said.

... and that was nothing co... (Below threshold)

... and that was nothing compared to Zeus' surprise at being dismembered.

The new Huckabee statue att... (Below threshold)
Lindy R. Dole:

The new Huckabee statue attemps to demonstrate he's not a complete idiot.

Herculean Road Rage!... (Below threshold)
Dave:

Herculean Road Rage!

Correction:The pai... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Correction:

The painful result when [the] Republican Party tries to get "a leg up" on the competition by moving left.

They say that Helen of Troy... (Below threshold)

They say that Helen of Troy had the face that launched a thousand ships.

That's nothing.

Hillary of Chappaqua has the face that shattered a thousand statues.

Join Ace Truck Driving Acad... (Below threshold)
john1v6:

Join Ace Truck Driving Academy, and get a head in life

Construction continued on t... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Construction continued on the new Serial Killers' Garden of Dismemberment as John Murtha vigorously defended the earmark....

Too bad the rest of the sta... (Below threshold)
john1v6:

Too bad the rest of the statue was recycled into 10,000 beer cans

An accident occurred with a... (Below threshold)

An accident occurred with a semi carrying the legs and wrecked 'em.

Even with its statue and ex... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Even with its statue and extensive media coverage, Chicago's "Birthplace of Ted Kaczynski" meme failed to attract any new convention business.

Al Gore marked the occasion... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Al Gore marked the occasion by reminding Americans that without urgent action Global Warming would cause the statue to resemble Wilford Brimley by 2030 and melt completely by 2050.

Finally, a statue dedicated... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Finally, a statue dedicated to the Angry White Man - driving force behind election year politics since 1776.

Asgard or bust!... (Below threshold)
914:

Asgard or bust!

Take me home, take me home.... (Below threshold)
914:

Take me home, take me home..

In memory of Dan Haggerty.

. . . and that's how, witho... (Below threshold)
cagey1:

. . . and that's how, without Hillary Care, Hepheistos became known as "the Bandy Leggged God."

In preparation for Presiden... (Below threshold)

In preparation for President Obama's inaugural address the statute of Marx is rushed into position to replace the statue of Liberty.

McCain tests out his new sy... (Below threshold)
kbiel Author Profile Page:

McCain tests out his new system for bringing conservatives to the polls in November.

Neck bone, you idiot ... th... (Below threshold)

Neck bone, you idiot ... the head bone is connected to the NECK BONE! Pull this thing over ...

The drive-by media works fe... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

The drive-by media works feverishly to preserve the legacy of Fidel Castro.

The Howard Dean Rolling Roa... (Below threshold)

The Howard Dean Rolling Roadshow Memorial Statue continues its trek across America today. NYEEEEEARGH!

Dat's right Gulliver, we're... (Below threshold)

Dat's right Gulliver, we're taking you to a landfill in Jersey.

You gotta problem wit dat?

Hunting season opens on Mou... (Below threshold)
No One of Consequence:

Hunting season opens on Mount Olympus. This year's weapon of choice? The Remington Gorgon.

Authorities were set to que... (Below threshold)
Faith+1:

Authorities were set to question Ms Liberty after the remains of her former spouse were exhumed and foul play was suspected.

On the next E true Hollywoo... (Below threshold)
the brain:

On the next E true Hollywood Story: The Collosus of Rhodes was riding the highlife as one of the famous "Seven Wonders of the World" until its life spiralled out of control thanks to drugs and alchohol.

As if spending centuries ha... (Below threshold)
Mark L:

As if spending centuries half-buried in the sand near two vast and trunkless legs of stone was not bad enough, he had to endure the indignity of being trucked off to be the central attraction in Ozymandiasworld.

Peter Built?? (Not That I c... (Below threshold)

Peter Built?? (Not That I can Tell)

The Islamic Rage Boy Statue... (Below threshold)
Muk:

The Islamic Rage Boy Statue is on it's way to Gaza. Hamas used the rest of it to make Kasham rockets.

I fall to pieces... (Below threshold)
Patsy Cline:

I fall to pieces

"Indiana University To Erec... (Below threshold)

"Indiana University To Erect Statue Of Bobby Knight."

"Now that's a real shame wh... (Below threshold)
JohnS:

"Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good silver boy like that."

Despite their best efforts ... (Below threshold)
Vegas Vic:

Despite their best efforts to create a robot to help provide relief to women with Persistent
Sexual Arousal Syndrome, scientists again had to return to the drawing board.

"calling all cars? calling ... (Below threshold)
914:

"calling all cars? calling all cars? enormous silver phallus is armed and dangerous."

A very confident Barack Oba... (Below threshold)

A very confident Barack Obama begins testing ways to transport the Statue of Liberty once it is sold to pay for social programs. According to anonymous sources, Hugo Chavez has already submitted an offer.

Onlookers were anxious to s... (Below threshold)
Pretzel_Logic:

Onlookers were anxious to see all the parts of the 2008 version of David.

Pull my four foot finger.</... (Below threshold)
Pretzel_Logic:

Pull my four foot finger.

"Sadness today, as even sta... (Below threshold)
jbw:

"Sadness today, as even statues have falling on hard times thanks to the Bush recession, back to you Katie."

Last time I buy a statue, w... (Below threshold)
jbw:

Last time I buy a statue, with a subprime loan.

After this long trip from I... (Below threshold)
Bill Duffy:

After this long trip from Iraq I definately need a haircut and trim.

You Maniacs! You blew it up... (Below threshold)
John:

You Maniacs! You blew it up! Damn you! Damn you all to hell!

Bill Clinton didnt realize ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Bill Clinton didnt realize that the DNC was talking about Hillary when they told him to take his "Big Mouth Bimbo" and go away.

That is definitely the last... (Below threshold)
Cain:

That is definitely the last time I'm partying with those Taliban freaks... I mean it this time.

Or the really tasteless ver... (Below threshold)
Cain:

Or the really tasteless version:

Damn, when those Taliban guys said they were gonna blow me, honestly, I was thinkin something way different.

Hillary isn't going to be h... (Below threshold)
Dave W:

Hillary isn't going to be happy when she sees the statue of herself that she ordered looks similar to her campaign: In Shambles.

"The only way to escape The... (Below threshold)
the struggler:

"The only way to escape The Kraken is to head inland!"

The OSCAR committee refused... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The OSCAR committee refused to present Hillary an award even if she did bring her own statue.

Call Lewinski Gift Statu... (Below threshold)

Call Lewinski Gift Statuary when you want to give a little head.

Months after washing out of... (Below threshold)
BuckwldBob:

Months after washing out of the Democratic primary, loyal staffers continue to collect the scattered remains of John Edward's colossal sense of self-importance.

"Hey driver, you missed our... (Below threshold)
LaMedusa:

"Hey driver, you missed our exit! My nickname isn't "Rusty", and why can't I ride shotgun for a change?!"

After years of planning and... (Below threshold)
SarahConnor2:

After years of planning and fundraising the monument commemorating the Starr report is becoming a reality.

oil can.... oil can... o... (Below threshold)

oil can.... oil can... oil can...

Atlas Shattered.... (Below threshold)

Atlas Shattered.

The award in the new IRON M... (Below threshold)
Spurwing Plover:

The award in the new IRON MAN COMPETITION

In an attempt to raise inte... (Below threshold)
Pretzel_Logic:

In an attempt to raise interest in the oscar's presentation, the new 100 foot statues that will be handed out this year, made their way to Hollywood this week.

Hillary and Bubba the tin-e... (Below threshold)

Hillary and Bubba the tin-eared man are off to see the wizard.

Quit pulling my leg. ... (Below threshold)
James A Johnson:

Quit pulling my leg.

Zothos the titan was uneart... (Below threshold)
Al Pennam:

Zothos the titan was unearthed from his million year captivity by drawing the puny humans with his mind powers. But he did not foresee their lust for his silver body, and was immediately hauled off to be smeltered into bars.

..."Leroy looked like a jig... (Below threshold)
MoonMonkey:

..."Leroy looked like a jigsaw puzzle with a couple of pieces lost..."

"Seward's Folly Revisited".... (Below threshold)
MoonMonkey:

"Seward's Folly Revisited"... This years Reynolds Award winner was a head-and-shoulders (no pun meant) choice over the runner up from Cuisinart,"Pot Head".

"Slow down!! Slow down!! ... (Below threshold)
itismedavid:

"Slow down!! Slow down!! Cop on the left! Cop on the left!" I love this back seat driving.

...All the king's horses an... (Below threshold)
MoonMonkey:

...All the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't put Hillary together again...

Props on their way to the A... (Below threshold)
Rich:

Props on their way to the AWM(Angry White Man) Convention.

Oh, it's just a little some... (Below threshold)

Oh, it's just a little something Tom Cruise dug up in a volcano...

This ... is ... Spartaaaaaa... (Below threshold)
jc:

This ... is ... Spartaaaaaaa!

Update: <... (Below threshold)
Kevin Author Profile Page:

Update: Winners announced. Click the link to read the winning entry. The contest is now closed, but a new edition will debut Friday morning.




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