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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:

Mass viewing : People wear special glasses to watch the annular eclipse of the sun at the Planetarium in Madrid. (AFP/Philippe Desmazes)

Winners will be announced Sunday evening.

Update: Winners announced (click the link to read the winning entries). The contest is now closed.


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Comments (112)

Thousands of people don pro... (Below threshold)

Thousands of people don protective eyewear at the news of a prospective Britney Spears/Cletus Federline sex tape.


Yes for a minimal $5 you TO... (Below threshold)

Yes for a minimal $5 you TOO can watch Kevin, Jay, and Paul boogy down tonight in AWESOME 3-D!!!

one of us, one of us, goobl... (Below threshold)

one of us, one of us, gooble gobble gooble gobble, one of us on of us...

In an attempt to recapture ... (Below threshold)

In an attempt to recapture their "rightfull" position as a respected news source, CBS distributes special glasses designed to show their 3-D reporting:
Democrats are always right,
Dubious stories are accurate even when false,
Dumb A** reporters are smarter than you.

The Kos Kids show up to say... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The Kos Kids show up to say goodbye to Hillary, Kerry, Kennedy, Dodd, Ginsberg, and Souter as the aliens, who are trying to prove that they are a compassionate species friendly to earth, take them away.

Jesus's "Second Coming" Wor... (Below threshold)

Jesus's "Second Coming" World Tour (sponsored by Budweiser) was well-attended, but left most audiences feeling underwhelmed. Common reactions included "It was okay, I guess," to "What, he's never heard of Industrial Light and Magic?"

Using modern technology, wi... (Below threshold)

Using modern technology, wishful thinking and special rose-colored glasses, hundreds of liberals watch a re-broadcast of the 2000 election results. AlGore wins.

In harmony, the massive cro... (Below threshold)

In harmony, the massive crowd exclaims: “Holy Caped Crusader - Al Gore is bigger in 3-D!”

A crowd of blind people att... (Below threshold)

A crowd of blind people attend the Nude Helen Thomas Look Alike pageant.

"Why no, we don't think the... (Below threshold)

"Why no, we don't think they affects how we see President Bush. He's still McChimplerMurderer. Why do you ask?"

As thousands of liberals tr... (Below threshold)

As thousands of liberals trade in their tinfoil hats for glasses out of specially marked boxes of cereal, Kellogg reports an explosion in 4th quarter sales.

3-D, 4-D, whatever it takes... (Below threshold)

3-D, 4-D, whatever it takes.

1,000 Helen Thomas wannabes... (Below threshold)

1,000 Helen Thomas wannabes enter the Witness Protection Program

Guests at the UN Gala for H... (Below threshold)

Guests at the UN Gala for Human Rights joyfully kick off the festivities by watching the first Islamic nuclear explosion over Israel.

[keep it topical]T... (Below threshold)

[keep it topical]

The Nobel Peace Prize committee, and the winning team of the IAEA and Mohamed ElBaradei joyfully kick off the prize celebration by watching the first Iranian nuclear exlosion over Israel.

Supporters at the relect Te... (Below threshold)

Supporters at the relect Ted Kennedy rally use there protective eye wear as Kennedy moons the White House.

even through the latest in ... (Below threshold)

even through the latest in technology in beer goggles Monica Lewinsky still looks fat.

Attendees at a DNC rally ou... (Below threshold)

Attendees at a DNC rally outside the white house were issued special x-ray glasses in hopes of determining exactly where President Bush hid the salami.

This crowd required sunglas... (Below threshold)

This crowd required sunglasses to shield their eyes from the sheer brilliance of the Miers nomination.

As the worlds brightest blo... (Below threshold)

As the worlds brightest blog's popularity continues to grow internationally thousands of Europeans don their protective eyewear to experience their first Wizbang.

Steve Nash (center front) d... (Below threshold)

Steve Nash (center front) demonstrates new protective eyewear for Phoenix Suns fans at America West Arena, where they will dominate the NBA this season.

Hmmmm."Look! It's... (Below threshold)


"Look! It's Bono's ego!"

As the midterm elections ge... (Below threshold)

As the midterm elections get closer, the DNC begins distributing Peril Sensitive Sunglasses to those who can't bear another crushing defeat.

After 2 weeks of stunning a... (Below threshold)
D. Doré:

After 2 weeks of stunning and tittilating Weekend Caption Contests, the apparent lack of exposed breasts in this weekends competition required the use of "Peril Sensitive Sunglasses" to avoid a riot of the Wizbang faithful.

The TomKat group wedding at... (Below threshold)

The TomKat group wedding at the L. Ron Hubbard Scientology Center, came to a confusing moment when Cruise turned to his bride and said: "I am going to make you as happy as a baby Psychlo on a straight diet of kerbango"
Master of Ceremonies John Travolta then proceeded to cry on his knees, attempting to hug Cruise by the knees.

News reports of massive tra... (Below threshold)
retired military:

News reports of massive traffic jams after Paramount studios announced open tryouts for its latest movie.

"The matrix 4 - The return of Neo"

As the Prosector shows enla... (Below threshold)

As the Prosector shows enlarged, detailed photos of Michael Jackson's Penis the Jury dons sunglasses so as not to be blinded by the stark whiteness....

Even with 3-d glasses The "... (Below threshold)

Even with 3-d glasses The "Contract with america" proposed by Howard Dean doesn't look real

Protective eyewear is requi... (Below threshold)
Just Jphn:

Protective eyewear is required as the GOP flames out like a supernova.

Al Gore's audience finally ... (Below threshold)

Al Gore's audience finally sees global warming in action as Gore spontaneously combusts and the crowd has a Maxell moment.

Proof Positive: Bush's glo... (Below threshold)

Proof Positive: Bush's global warming policy causes the Sun to get brighter therebye enriching his families stake in Eyeglassware Inc. Impeach Bush!

At a recent appearence spea... (Below threshold)

At a recent appearence speaking with environmental science students, Al Gore suggests that global warming can be "seen", with the aid of specialized eyewear.

"Blinded by the light,<br /... (Below threshold)

"Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night"

Irrelevent Sidenote: For years I thought this song used to say "wrapped up like a deush" instead of "revved up like a deuce"...

Come to think of it "wrapped up like a deush" would be a funnier lyric as a caption for this photo...

Onlookers don government-is... (Below threshold)

Onlookers don government-issue glasses to shield their eyes from the horros of a Cindy Sheehan and the Tragicial Hysteria Tour's nude protest.

Debut of the new Tin Foil H... (Below threshold)

Debut of the new Tin Foil Hat accessory...

...And as promised,on the t... (Below threshold)

...And as promised,on the third day the boulder was removed from the mouth of the cave. The thousands who assembled,gazed with stunned disbelief...for there,rising high into the sky, was the new and long-awaited Barbra Streisand CD!

Hundreds of patrons quickly... (Below threshold)

Hundreds of patrons quickly don their issued shades as Howard Dean finally achieves enough rage to yield nuclear fission.

And we thought the moonbats... (Below threshold)

And we thought the moonbats were bad...

Wait a minute -- so Carvill... (Below threshold)

Wait a minute -- so Carville was an alien?

Surrendering in 3-D doesn't... (Below threshold)

Surrendering in 3-D doesn't make the French look any cooler!

Donning UV protective optic... (Below threshold)

Donning UV protective optics,devoted fans watched re-runs of Elaine Benes' now legendary dance routines. The producers took a big chance with this one,but fortunately noone was seriously injured.

A Guinness Book record was ... (Below threshold)

A Guinness Book record was made as fans of Stevie Wonder get ready to sing "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life."

In this 2000 photo, Melissa... (Below threshold)

In this 2000 photo, Melissa Etheridge and Bono are shown at the front of a line to get into the premier of the X-Men movie. A promotion to give attendees razor-sharp Wolverine claws went awry, so Cyclops glasses were the order of the day.

Andy Milonakis fans get rea... (Below threshold)

Andy Milonakis fans get ready for his 15 minutes of fame to flame out.

Hey, with these on John Ker... (Below threshold)

Hey, with these on John Kerry actually looks like a real person

The welding craze spreads t... (Below threshold)

The welding craze spreads to New York where crowds gather to watch a demonstration.

And the 1000th weekend of T... (Below threshold)

And the 1000th weekend of The Rocky Horror Picture Show grows ever closer, Dan the Virgin grins broadly while Janet sings "toucha toucha touch me."

Mike Brown's plan to save t... (Below threshold)

Mike Brown's plan to save the “privileged” from the sun.

"Members of the 'reality-ba... (Below threshold)
No One of Consequence:

"Members of the 'reality-based' community don the requisite eyewear"

or, alternatively,

"Members of the VRWC prepare to receive their latest missive from Karl Rove"

Loyal Bostonians gather eve... (Below threshold)

Loyal Bostonians gather every week at Ted Kennedy's favorite bar to watch The Bursting of the Capillaries.

Democrats wear their Joo Ja... (Below threshold)

Democrats wear their Joo Janta 2000 Peril Sensitive sun glasses during Bush's speech at the National Endowment for Democracy.

The poster for "Forty Year ... (Below threshold)

The poster for "Forty Year Old Virgin 2: Virgins Unite"

A riot broke out as hundred... (Below threshold)

A riot broke out as hundreds realize that despite claims on the back of comic books, X-Ray Specs can not see through clothing.

(FWIW, I still want my $1.00 back and the money I've spent on the therapy for that childhood disappointment)

Michael Jackson prepares to... (Below threshold)

Michael Jackson prepares to film a new Pepsi commercial.

Conservatives don 3D glasse... (Below threshold)

Conservatives don 3D glasses in an attempt to make anything positive about Harriet Miers stand out.

To deflect attention from h... (Below threshold)

To deflect attention from his embarrassing "hide the salami" gaffe, Howard Dean explained "annular eclipses" in a speech to the Democratic Underground, whose members wear special glasses in lieu of tinfoil hats.


The Sun doesn't look 3-D at all! This is a gyp!

Undeterred that decades of ... (Below threshold)

Undeterred that decades of drum circles have apparently had no effect on either corporations or the military-industrial complex, the Federation of Organized and Anarchistic Moonbats (F.O.A.M.) unveils the newly developed "3-D Drum Circle of Love & Laser Light Show".

Here we find the species Di... (Below threshold)

Here we find the species Dicrostonyx Democratus, more commonly known as the Democrat Lemming. These rodents have just as bad a sense of fashion as their sense of direction.

After the abject failure of... (Below threshold)

After the abject failure of their two previous presidential candidates democrats seek a candidate who is more than one dimensional.

OK, point made, Harriet Mie... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

OK, point made, Harriet Miers IS a flaming homosexual.

Maybe with these we can fin... (Below threshold)

Maybe with these we can finally see Miers' qualifications.

In an effort to look natura... (Below threshold)

In an effort to look natural, Al Gore opens for a DEVO reunion concert.

Hey, this isn't Ghostbuster... (Below threshold)

Hey, this isn't Ghostbusters in 3D! That's Ted Kennedy!

The Devo Reunion Tour draws... (Below threshold)

The Devo Reunion Tour draws tens of fans to venues worldwide.

It's a bird.......it's a pl... (Below threshold)

It's a bird.......it's a plane.......nah, it's just Kal-el Cage.

The crowd of Hillary suppor... (Below threshold)

The crowd of Hillary supporters have to don special glasses to see Hillary take her daily broom ride.

Hundreds of Jimmy Carter's ... (Below threshold)

Hundreds of Jimmy Carter's blind volunteer election workers prepare to board a flight to Iran to verify another election.

This Ray Charles fad is tot... (Below threshold)

This Ray Charles fad is totally out of control.

Oh, wow!! It looks like the... (Below threshold)

Oh, wow!! It looks like the pigeon crap is coming right at . . .

nevermind . ..

Thought bubble of the smili... (Below threshold)

Thought bubble of the smiling guy:
"Oh yeah baby, someone just grabbed my ass"

Iran's future's so bright,<... (Below threshold)

Iran's future's so bright,
I gotta wear (special radioactive-protection) shades

Throngs gather outside the ... (Below threshold)

Throngs gather outside the home of Tom Cruise hoping that they will be the next to be impregnated.

After, Howard Dean, (center... (Below threshold)
retired military:

After, Howard Dean, (center of picture (hint: he is shorter than the guy with the white shirt)) had announced his intention to run for President in 08 is shown with the increased secret service detail needed to protect him from bodily harm by John Kerry.

Demorcatic leaders distribu... (Below threshold)

Demorcatic leaders distributed these glasses to thousands of New Yorkers. Senator Hillary Clinton was heard telling one person "if you wear these glasses the terrorists nuclear bombs can't hurt you. We didn't need to go to war! WE can protect you!"

Howard Dean announced "The ... (Below threshold)

Howard Dean announced "The future of the Democratic party is so bright, you got to wear shades", while Kossacks watched him at a recent rally. Meanwhile DLC members questioned if the Democratic party was up to painting the 120 million scenes required (two per pair of glasses) on the inside of the sunglasses in time for the 2008 election. In unrelated news, GOP chairman Melman was seen suggesting to certain minority members of the Democratic party to remove the glasses, look around and "Give us a chance and we will give you a choice".

In order to prove DEMS don'... (Below threshold)

In order to prove DEMS don't hate black people a "Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles" impersonation contest is held in New Orleans.

Headline NY Times"... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Headline NY Times

"Far right wing extremists look on and cheer as the Miers nomination goes up in a nuclear conflaguration"

As thousands of people line... (Below threshold)

As thousands of people line up to audition for the next installment of “Men In Black,” Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones hand out special glasses to the potential alien life forms

Finally, some insite on how... (Below threshold)

Finally, some insite on how Europeans view the world.

Liberals stage a large prot... (Below threshold)

Liberals stage a large protest rally against light.

Ronnie Earle offered the fo... (Below threshold)

Ronnie Earle offered the following remark when questioned about the masses of the blind gathering to be on one of his grand juries: "No, I am not specifically targeting the blind for my grand juries because I don't have any actual evidence to show them, only a corrupt Republican would try to hide the salami like that!"

Hardcore fans gather as Dev... (Below threshold)

Hardcore fans gather as Devo takes the stage for the kickoff of their "We need new hats" comeback tour.

A Los Angeles audience watc... (Below threshold)

A Los Angeles audience watches the latest pilot on Fox, starring Pamela Anderson as a sexy single lawyer filmed entirely in 3d.
Jonathan Rutger, pictured front middle, is the only audience member to smile when the judge asks Pam to present her "breast case."

The amazing 3-D footage of ... (Below threshold)

The amazing 3-D footage of Roy being attacked by Montecore, the tiger, brings mixed reactions.

The Kos Kids gather to watc... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The Kos Kids gather to watch the eclipse of the sun and listen in rapt attention as Howard Dean blames President Bush and his attitude towards global warming for causing it.

Combo of previous entries -... (Below threshold)

Combo of previous entries - the setup...:
Thought bubble of Steve Nash (the smiling guy center front): "Oh yeah baby, someone just grabbed my ass"

My Submission:
Steve Nash was taken back when he realized the guilty party was the invisible man, seated to his right.

The Invisible Man was taken back when he realized the crap 3D glasses he was wearing suddenly made him 'visible'.

Moonbats watch the arrival ... (Below threshold)

Moonbats watch the arrival of their mother-ship.

Melissa Etheridge and the r... (Below threshold)

Melissa Etheridge and the rest of the crowd treated to an unexpected solar eclipse at a Rosie O’Donnell concert.

Executives at RayBan® p... (Below threshold)

Executives at RayBan® panic as crappy cardboard sunglasses become the new hottest fashion eyewear.

"Honey, not for nothing, bu... (Below threshold)
Rachel Edith:

"Honey, not for nothing, but isn't that your mom and dad?"

Helen Hunts unsuccessfully ... (Below threshold)

Helen Hunts unsuccessfully for any evidence of depth to Hollywood.

Ian Hamet wins with the Jes... (Below threshold)

Ian Hamet wins with the Jesus' "Second Coming" World Tour entry. Hands down. Can be no debate. And I mean that with no irreverence to the Lord.

Finally, some insite on ... (Below threshold)

Finally, some insite on how Europeans view the world.

Yes, in the way they see it, it's spelled "insight."

Fortunately for the Medusan... (Below threshold)

Fortunately for the Medusan Ambassador, the MoveOn gathering he wandered into was engaged in viewing Al Gore's shadow presidency at the time, and any pretense at sanity was long past.

Hillary passes out Rose col... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Hillary passes out Rose colored glasses so that the moonbats can get a view of what they believe her presidency would be like.

Striking Ray-Ban Employe... (Below threshold)

Striking Ray-Ban Employees Stage Peaceful Protest

Howard Dean is stopped dead... (Below threshold)
D. Carter:

Howard Dean is stopped dead in his tracks as a young woman utters the words, "Dork, Klatu, Nicto, Mirada".

Jackson Browne flashes a sm... (Below threshold)

Jackson Browne flashes a smile amidst the unimpressed Castillans because, as he states later, the glasses made the annular eclipse "just look so righteous, man."

Proof that jut because ever... (Below threshold)

Proof that jut because everybody does something it's not automatically cool.

AD&D faithful show off the ... (Below threshold)

AD&D faithful show off the new and popular +4 Glasses of Geekiness.

As thousands of moonbats... (Below threshold)

As thousands of moonbats make their way out of the dark hole that they have been living in, they have to don special dark glasses so they will not be blinded by the bright sunlight.

"No, I meant Bud Lite."... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

"No, I meant Bud Lite."

"Let's do the time warp aga... (Below threshold)

"Let's do the time warp again!!!"

Buckeye fans across the cou... (Below threshold)

Buckeye fans across the country don protective eyewear as Tressel's offense experiences yet another spectacular self-destructive explosion on national TV.

"Where's the KA-Boom? Ther... (Below threshold)

"Where's the KA-Boom? There was supposed to be an earth-shattering KA-Boom!"

"Dork, Klatu, Nicto, Mirada... (Below threshold)
jack rudd:

"Dork, Klatu, Nicto, Mirada".

Dork? DORK???

As I recall, it was

"Gort: Klatu, Virada, Nicto."

Think about it some more, J... (Below threshold)
D. Carter:

Think about it some more, Jack. Gork, dork, Howard Dean, play on words?

Ok, the phrase IS messed up... (Below threshold)
D. Carter:

Ok, the phrase IS messed up. But the reason for "Dork" in place of "Gort" was intentional and should be obvious.


Howard Dean is stopped dead in his tracks as a young woman utters the words, "Dork, Klatu Barada Nicto".

The moonbats finally admire... (Below threshold)

The moonbats finally admire a large body of gas other than Michael Moore or Ted Kennedy.

"Dung"-colored glasses are ... (Below threshold)

"Dung"-colored glasses are de rigeur at DNC rallies these days.

The party faithful listen i... (Below threshold)
reitred military:

The party faithful listen intently to Hillary who urges them to GROK (ala Stranger in a Strange Land) Dean, Edwards, Gore (and all other Democratic contenders for 08).

Update: <... (Below threshold)

Update: Winners announced (click the link to read the winning entries). The contest is now closed.






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