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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:

Papal wind : Pope Benedict XVI's cape is blown by the wind as he arrives at the Cologne-Bonn airport, Germany. (AFP/DDP/David Hecker)

Winners should be announced Sunday, and condemned to Hell shortly thereafter.

Update: comments closed, winners announced here.


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"Shees, just screw up and f... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

"Shees, just screw up and forget the Benediction once, and everywhere I go I'm walking into a headwind."

*sniff*"That's it.... (Below threshold)


"That's it. I'm changing my dry cleaner."

Pope Benedict made a mental... (Below threshold)

Pope Benedict made a mental note to himself to never, ever offer his Coke to a sumo wrestler after a match again.

"I look like Michael Jackso... (Below threshold)
cowardly anon:

"I look like Michael Jackson from that video.. bring on the little boys!"

Senator Byrd - no disguise ... (Below threshold)

Senator Byrd - no disguise can hide his past.

Heee Heee Heee, I cover my ... (Below threshold)

Heee Heee Heee, I cover my face like this... abortion, gay marrage and pedophila by priest... all gone, Me like this game...

I AM NOT AN ANIMAL!!!! I AM... (Below threshold)


"BOOOOOOOOO...I am the Holy... (Below threshold)
Moon Monkey:

"BOOOOOOOOO...I am the Holy Ghost!!!

Looks like another clothing... (Below threshold)
Moon Monkey:

Looks like another clothing malfunction...!

But Mommy, I'm too sweepy t... (Below threshold)
Sue Dohnim:

But Mommy, I'm too sweepy to hold a Mass today! Wet me go back to sweep, pwease?

..."Elsewhere in todays new... (Below threshold)
Moon Monkey:

..."Elsewhere in todays news...this photo,shot by a Vatican tourist,proves that Muslims are trying to sneak in without paying"! Aha,suspicion's confirmed!!!

I see nnnnothing!... (Below threshold)

I see nnnnothing!

OH Boy! That Bockwurst real... (Below threshold)

OH Boy! That Bockwurst really makes me fart!

Oh my!! I thought that busi... (Below threshold)

Oh my!! I thought that business about going blind was just folk lore.

Peekaboo! Who's my little P... (Below threshold)

Peekaboo! Who's my little Pope?

Hmmmm."Ok I'm read... (Below threshold)


"Ok I'm ready. Where's that atheist pinata?"

May be showing my age on th... (Below threshold)

May be showing my age on this one:

What evil lies in the hearts of men? The Pontif knows... (cue dramatic music)

Or for the younger crowd:

I am the Pontif the quacks in the night.

"It was bad enough getting ... (Below threshold)

"It was bad enough getting thrown out of the Hitler Youth for a backwards swastika, but the Klan is equally strict with regard to its members needing to remember to cut eyeholes in their hoods."

"The answer, my friends, is... (Below threshold)

"The answer, my friends, is blowing in the wind; the answer is blowing in the wind."

'Holy shit, I can see my ha... (Below threshold)
Geoff Parmer:

'Holy shit, I can see my hand through my cape!!!!

Michael Jackson as the Pope... (Below threshold)

Michael Jackson as the Pope? Why not - he's got many of the job qualifications.

"OK, Lord. Maybe the cape ... (Below threshold)
No One of Consequence:

"OK, Lord. Maybe the cape *is* a bit much"

And now for my dissapearing... (Below threshold)

And now for my dissapearing head trick...

The Pope attempts a visual ... (Below threshold)

The Pope attempts a visual demonstration of the futility of a blind and purposeless universe guided by chance and necessity.

The "Runaway Pope," seen he... (Below threshold)
Sue Dohnim:

The "Runaway Pope," seen here being escorted back to the Vatican, tried to avoid an outdoor Mass by claiming he was kidnapped by a Hispanic couple and driven to New Mexico.

"My mother always told me i... (Below threshold)

"My mother always told me it would make me go blind one day - but No! - I didn't believe her."

ferchristsakes, I'm never u... (Below threshold)

ferchristsakes, I'm never using that dry cleaner again. I said heavy starch for a reason.

Damn you, Intelligent Desig... (Below threshold)

Damn you, Intelligent Designer!

Robbert Byrd: "Brings back ... (Below threshold)

Robbert Byrd: "Brings back memories of the good old days."

wow... you know it's time f... (Below threshold)

wow... you know it's time for a weekend when you can't even spell "Robert"

"Just great, all I need now... (Below threshold)

"Just great, all I need now is for my cross to catch fire."

Unassuming mild mannered co... (Below threshold)

Unassuming mild mannered conservative pope by day but when duty calls......

"I Told You It Was A White ... (Below threshold)

"I Told You It Was A White Wash" The Pope Stated When Asked About His Election.

How the hell did I end up i... (Below threshold)

How the hell did I end up in a synagogue??

"Bless you, your Eminence!"... (Below threshold)

"Bless you, your Eminence!"

SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY! The P... (Below threshold)
Sue Dohnim:

SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY! The Pope versus the Bugblatter Beast of Traal! BE THERE!

Inspired by Arafat's Israel... (Below threshold)

Inspired by Arafat's Israel-shaped kaffiyeh, Benedict begins his own fashion campaign to liberate East Germany from brutal West German occupiers.

Benedict's KKK impression, ... (Below threshold)
mr fox:

Benedict's KKK impression, for whatever reason, did not go over well in the synagogue.

Jebus H. Chribist! I ha... (Below threshold)

Jebus H. Chribist! I have GOT to get a new tailor.

Heh. The only difference b... (Below threshold)

Heh. The only difference between Zorro and me is that I have a white mask.

Damn! Forgot the eyhole... (Below threshold)

Damn! Forgot the eyholes again.

Eyeholes.... (Below threshold)


I HATE it when the Sisters ... (Below threshold)

I HATE it when the Sisters of Mercy throw their underwear.

I'll bet nobody recognizes ... (Below threshold)

I'll bet nobody recognizes me on my perp walk.

OK, so they're a little on ... (Below threshold)

OK, so they're a little on the large side, but I don't recall JP II ever getting panties thrown at him. Eat your heart out, Tom Jones!

Febreze: "It's that Fresh."... (Below threshold)

Febreze: "It's that Fresh."

The papal talent contest wr... (Below threshold)

The papal talent contest wraps up with the pope reenacting Sting's "Wrapped around your finger" video...

Nun: "We need more C... (Below threshold)

Nun: "We need more Calgon!"
Pope: "Ancient Catholic secret, huh?"

Having stunned the world wi... (Below threshold)

Having stunned the world with his sex-change operation, Benedict left them reeling with his conversion to Islam.

"Everybody was Kun F... (Below threshold)

"Everybody was Kun Fu Figh-ting,
Those cats were fast as light-ning."

Are you sure I have to wear... (Below threshold)

Are you sure I have to wear this pontiff burka to meet the new Iranian president?

Alright, who cut the holy c... (Below threshold)

Alright, who cut the holy cheese?

"Damn Jewish tailors"... (Below threshold)

"Damn Jewish tailors"

The Holy Father "sees no ev... (Below threshold)

The Holy Father "sees no evil".

Note to self: No more ridi... (Below threshold)

Note to self: No more riding with the "bubble" down on the pope-mobile....

God:: Guess Who</... (Below threshold)

God:: Guess Who.
Pope: You know what? This never works. I always know when it's you.

"Doesn't count! I said you ... (Below threshold)

"Doesn't count! I said you couldn't pull the *wool* over my eyes, not the cotton!"

Soon Ted Kennedy and rest o... (Below threshold)

Soon Ted Kennedy and rest of liberals will be complaining about how the American Soldiers are abusing the Pope.

Unveiling his new look, Mic... (Below threshold)

Unveiling his new look, Michael Jackson proclaims,
The Church loves the chil-ren, I loves the chil-ren.

"Ok, I'll be See No Evil!"<... (Below threshold)

"Ok, I'll be See No Evil!"

"The faithful need God's in... (Below threshold)
Rachel Edith:

"The faithful need God's intervention and (laughs) right about now, so do I."

At a red carpet event in Ro... (Below threshold)

At a red carpet event in Rome the Pope suddenly covers his face when he realizes he is wearing exactly the same clothing as Puff Daddy, right down to the bling.

Trailer from Ed Wood's late... (Below threshold)

Trailer from Ed Wood's latest film, "Attack of the Evil, Face-Eating Cassocks from Outer Space"

I hate it when the dancer t... (Below threshold)

I hate it when the dancer throws her dress in your face like that!

The origin of Pope Benedict... (Below threshold)

The origin of Pope Benedict's mobster nickname, "Scarfface."

"How do Superman and Batman... (Below threshold)

"How do Superman and Batman make the free-flowing cape look so easy!"


"Great. Those Bishops are always givin' me static!

"Lord Vader, when did you s... (Below threshold)

"Lord Vader, when did you start wearing white?"

(I have no idea. It just popped into my head.)

1. Speaking on condition of... (Below threshold)

1. Speaking on condition of annonymity, a source close to the Vatican said today...

2. Terrorist threats force the Pope into the witness protection program.

"I AM infallible! I AM infa... (Below threshold)

"I AM infallible! I AM infallible!"

"All I got was a rock."... (Below threshold)

"All I got was a rock."

Your Eminence, the "Big Win... (Below threshold)

Your Eminence, the "Big Wind" lobby requests an audience for help with you-know-who on the Cape Cod project.

No, your Eminence, not yet; Soros is their next stop.

The world awaits the verdic... (Below threshold)

The world awaits the verdict for this mysterious perp who claimed he was: "Having lunch with the Pope, honest."

Robert "KKK" Byrd as the ne... (Below threshold)

Robert "KKK" Byrd as the new Pope?

Pope Benedict withdraws his... (Below threshold)

Pope Benedict withdraws his criticism of the Harry Potter novels after trying on his newly purchased invisibility cloak.

"Wow, ostriches have it goo... (Below threshold)

"Wow, ostriches have it good."

Stymied by the Secret Serv... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Stymied by the Secret Service, Cindy Sheehan makes a bold, surreptitious attempt to meet directly with President George Bush. Developing . . .

"Bet this crap never happen... (Below threshold)
Lasting Magic:

"Bet this crap never happened to Superman. Dang it."

The Vatican unveils new Pap... (Below threshold)

The Vatican unveils new Papal Vestments designed for forward thinking, clear leadership in the 21st century.

"Sister, throwing me your p... (Below threshold)

"Sister, throwing me your petticoat is not an appropriate response to my asking if you want Eggs Benedict for breakfast".

I guess that I will have to... (Below threshold)

I guess that I will have to make it a Papal decree to add cling-free sheets to the dryer.

FOX NEWS:"Well I thought I'... (Below threshold)
Moon Monkey:

FOX NEWS:"Well I thought I'd never live to see this,but here we are in the year 2026 and 'Blanket' Jackson was seen on the streets of Rome. Chip off the old block,eh' Bill?"

"...make mental note...don'... (Below threshold)

"...make mental note...don't order the barbeque ribs in public!"

During his meeting with Ara... (Below threshold)
sammy small:

During his meeting with Arab leaders, the Pope takes the term "raghead" a little too far.

"No change!, No change at a... (Below threshold)
clark smith:

"No change!, No change at all!"

"I Told You It Was Not A... (Below threshold)

"I Told You It Was Not A White Wash" The Pope Stated When Asked About His Election.






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