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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:

A journalist looks at her Blackberry communication device on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 18, 2007. esearch In Motion Ltd. said on Thursday the full analysis of the cause of the North American outage of its BlackBerry e-mail service 'will take more time,' but the company expected to have an update by Friday morning. (Jim Young/Reuters)

Winners will be announced Sunday.

Update: Winners announced. Click on the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.


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Comments (103)

Ahhh! Mrs. Pelosi's passwo... (Below threshold)

Ahhh! Mrs. Pelosi's password, let's see...
God Complex... no
Traitor... no
Useful Idiot... no
Second Rate Do Nothing looking for any chance to gain fame and importance... we're in.

Yes, damn it. I want to del... (Below threshold)

Yes, damn it. I want to delete the message from the server.

I've done it! The stupidity... (Below threshold)

I've done it! The stupidity detector works.

Why is it there's never any... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Why is it there's never any good looking tail around when I show up for these Urgent Action Alerts?

A nationwide Blackberry out... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

A nationwide Blackberry outage delayed Harry Reid's call to surrender in Iraq, but the delay did help him surge to victory in the French presidential election.

You're right! It is a Capit... (Below threshold)

You're right! It is a Capitol key...

Setting the capitol to "Moo... (Below threshold)

Setting the capitol to "Moonbat Mode..." now.

"Holy gastrointestinal log ... (Below threshold)

"Holy gastrointestinal log piles Batman, The Shit-O-Meter reading is off the charts."

Reporters examining Dick Ch... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Reporters examining Dick Cheney's lost Blackberry were shocked by his seemingly insatiable appetite for human kidneys.

The true power in DC.... (Below threshold)

The true power in DC.

Responding to Al Sharpton's... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Responding to Al Sharpton's criticism, Speaker Pelosi began referring to her PDA as an African-Americanberry.

Apparently Marion Berry was... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Apparently Marion Berry wasn't just goofing when he called this doohickey his crackberry...

"Fascinating, Captain. My ... (Below threshold)

"Fascinating, Captain. My tricorder is detecting high levels of energy and hot surface air being emitted from this source. However, there doesn't seem to be anything being produced by this activity."

Blackberry Jam... (Below threshold)

Blackberry Jam

"Beam me up Scotty, there's... (Below threshold)

"Beam me up Scotty, there's no intelligent life here."

Serving a big helping of Bl... (Below threshold)

Serving a big helping of Blackberry Jam at the Capitol today.

With careful product placem... (Below threshold)
Eric Forhan:

With careful product placement President Bush tries an alternative way to fund the war.

Karl Rove, in his most mast... (Below threshold)

Karl Rove, in his most masterful stroke yet, has managed to block all media communication by disabling Research in Motion's Blackberry Device in North America.

"Looks like the network is ... (Below threshold)

"Looks like the network is down. Better text the I.T. Department so they can fix it..."

Based on this example, the ... (Below threshold)

Based on this example, the Martian realized that these creatures were much better off being unable to read one another's thoughts.

"I'm sorry Captain, but the... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

"I'm sorry Captain, but the Tricorder still says there is no intelligent life here ..."

Rosie, on her way to a meet... (Below threshold)

Rosie, on her way to a meeting with top Democrat officials to discuss her latest conspiracy theories, realized that she hadn't eaten in at least 5 minutes. Hence, the term SnackBerry was born.

Funny. That doesn't look... (Below threshold)

Funny. That doesn't look like Hooters.

The new Congress™ line from... (Below threshold)
No One of Consequence:

The new Congress™ line from Blackberry - "When Productivity Just Doesn't Matter"

The Captiol Edition Blackbe... (Below threshold)

The Captiol Edition Blackberry. Now with bigger tubes...

If I had an iPhone I'd not ... (Below threshold)

If I had an iPhone I'd not only be able to balance the budget but look and sound good doing it. Instead...

20 April 2007: Blackberry ... (Below threshold)
Michael Seifert:

20 April 2007: Blackberry email received 24 hours late: Your Congressional Representaive will be pleased to meet you this afternoon, please reply within 2 hours to confirm your appointment.

That damn Kerry said he'd b... (Below threshold)

That damn Kerry said he'd be here, where the hell is he?

Now, what was Tahhhresaaaa's number?

"Captain Kirk, no life form... (Below threshold)

"Captain Kirk, no life forms detected", Spock reports....

Karl Rove checks his messag... (Below threshold)
sean nyc/aa:

Karl Rove checks his messages: "Subpoena from the Judiciary Committee? I think I'll delete that."

Yes... Reid and Pelosi said... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Yes... Reid and Pelosi said this is the rendezvous point. Calling mothership... calling mothership... come in mothership...

"Hmmph...this thing works j... (Below threshold)

"Hmmph...this thing works just as well as they do."

I wanted a Blackberry but I... (Below threshold)

I wanted a Blackberry but I ended up with a Marionberry - costs a fortune and does absolutely nothing.

This wave-jammer works way ... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

This wave-jammer works way better than the tin foil hat!

Think you can flush me, evi... (Below threshold)

Think you can flush me, evil mastermind Karl Rove, out with your weasel witch-hunting, eh? Good luck, fools. With one push, just one push and you're all history.

How many more days until th... (Below threshold)

How many more days until the iPhone is released?

Mark Foley found some time ... (Below threshold)

Mark Foley found some time to try out his new pager.

John Edwards displays his $... (Below threshold)
retired military:

John Edwards displays his $400 remote car opener which was paid for by his campaign contributors.

If I hold it just right, I ... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

If I hold it just right, I can capture "anonymous sources" of all kinds.

Yes, Rep. McCarthy, I'm pos... (Below threshold)

Yes, Rep. McCarthy, I'm positive that that is not a "barrel shroud" either."

Choosing a longtime Democra... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Choosing a longtime Democratic representative as spokesman for their new beltway-targeted PDA, aka the Dingellberry, proved disasterous for RIM.

No, really... I just point ... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

No, really... I just point it at the White House and the story almost writes itself!

Al Sharpton and Jesse Jacks... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson organize protests and urge rioting to end use of the racist tool of the white interloper, "Blackberry." Jackson and Sharpton characterize use of the tool as "high-tech lynching."

Oh hell...I meant to type i... (Below threshold)

Oh hell...I meant to type in she's a pervert and spelled covert instead...wait...is this thing on...?

Former Republican Congressm... (Below threshold)
Chris G:

Former Republican Congressman Mark Foley text messaging a bomb threat to the Capitol, so that when everyone runs out, he can retrieve his edible underwear from his desk drawer

five, four, three, two, one... (Below threshold)

five, four, three, two, one...............

Now my Blackberry is as use... (Below threshold)

Now my Blackberry is as useless as I am!

Name two monopolistic, inef... (Below threshold)

Name two monopolistic, inefficient, overly expensive organizations kludged together like Frankenstein's monster...

And the winner of this week... (Below threshold)
retired military:

And the winner of this week's caption contest is .....

Bill Clinton's Intern Detec... (Below threshold)

Bill Clinton's Intern Detect-O-Meter (developed for him in a secret CIA lab during his presidency) strikes paydirt again as it guides him to the Capitol on the day the freshman intern class was being given its "orientation". A side benefit of the IDOM is that it lets him know Hillary's whereabouts at any given time.

An anonymous capitol hill e... (Below threshold)

An anonymous capitol hill e-mail reveals a secret amendment to the Iraq War funding bill that removes the word "Shame" from the Spanish Language............

Wile E. Coyote was again fo... (Below threshold)

Wile E. Coyote was again foiled when his Acme explosive devices failed to detonate.

A photo of two things that ... (Below threshold)

A photo of two things that currently don't work. One is fixable with time. The other is Congress.

"Where's the damn 'RESTART'... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

"Where's the damn 'RESTART' button?"

Rosie Odonnel tries to comp... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Rosie Odonnel tries to compute the number of Catholics in the US Senate.

Can you hear me now?... (Below threshold)

Can you hear me now?

"5-4-3-2-1-LIFT OFF."... (Below threshold)
ken wilkinson:

"5-4-3-2-1-LIFT OFF."

"This damn thing is as inef... (Below threshold)

"This damn thing is as ineffective as those idiots under the dome."

Helen Thomas contemplates w... (Below threshold)

Helen Thomas contemplates what it takes to get a RIM job in Washington DC before she meets with her confederates in Congress.

#$&%#!I hit 'delet... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:


I hit 'delete' twice, and they're STILL there!

Hmmm, the GPS says "Abandon... (Below threshold)

Hmmm, the GPS says "Abandon Hope: 120 Meters -- on this heading"

Capitolizing on failure.</p... (Below threshold)

Capitolizing on failure.

I, for one, welcome our new... (Below threshold)

I, for one, welcome our new blackberry overlords.

Dear Senator Reid,... (Below threshold)

Dear Senator Reid,

Bite me!


U.S. Armed Forces In Iraq

Two things that aren't work... (Below threshold)

Two things that aren't working properly.

Lost calls; lost halls.... (Below threshold)

Lost calls; lost halls.

Power failure.... (Below threshold)

Power failure.

Stargate 2025: The new Ira... (Below threshold)

Stargate 2025: The new Iraqi capital building is ceremoniously opened in Baghdad. Modeled after the US capital in Washington DC, the Iraq capital is a lasting tribute to the sacrifice and support of the American people in Iraq's long struggle to free itself from religious and cultural strife and the establishment of a free and democratic state. "I am just so happy that the Americans did not cut and run when the doubters and political naysayers were beating their drums of defeatism. Thank you America," said a young Iraqi sporting a retro "George W" T-shirt.

"w . . . w . . . w . . .? W... (Below threshold)

"w . . . w . . . w . . .? Who the hell ripped the W off of this???????"

Seen here in their natural ... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

Seen here in their natural habitat, the Mother Bureaucrat nurtures her young's instincts for complicating simple functions and spending outrageous sums of money.

It's dead, Jim.... (Below threshold)

It's dead, Jim.

Message to Dingy Harry from... (Below threshold)

Message to Dingy Harry from Howard Dean: Way to go Harry. We have just lost our chance to grab back the White House. I want 25 Hail Marys from you before the end of the day.

"Crap, the letters are in a... (Below threshold)

"Crap, the letters are in arabic"

"Can you hear me now? No? D... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"Can you hear me now? No? Didn't think so."

After making a pilgrimage t... (Below threshold)

After making a pilgrimage to algore's former workplace, a goron computes his carbon offsets pennance

Well, Dr Evil, it seems to ... (Below threshold)

Well, Dr Evil, it seems to work a little better than we thought. Not only will it detect boob shaped objects, it seems to also detected actual boobs!

Ireland Baldwin is overhear... (Below threshold)

Ireland Baldwin is overheard saying, "Oh, goodie I have a voice mail from daddy..."

"Ah, crap...it's in Etch A ... (Below threshold)

"Ah, crap...it's in Etch A Sketch mode again."

No e-mail messages in your ... (Below threshold)

No e-mail messages in your inbox.


"Klaatu barada nikto" ... (Below threshold)

"Klaatu barada nikto"

Senator Reid receives the d... (Below threshold)

Senator Reid receives the days talking points and marching orders from Markos Moulitsas before entering the Capitol building.

"Oh, Ms. Pelosi, check it o... (Below threshold)

"Oh, Ms. Pelosi, check it out. You've received an obscene text from Bashar Assad!"

"Whaddaya mean a Blackberry... (Below threshold)

"Whaddaya mean a Blackberry doesn't take pictures!? Dammit! Now it's really useless!"

Alberto Gonzalez receives a... (Below threshold)

Alberto Gonzalez receives a quick note from his boss: "You've done a heckuva job, Gonzo!"

Dammit, Chloe, I don't care... (Below threshold)

Dammit, Chloe, I don't care what Division says, I need those schematics now! Send them to my screen, and set up a perimeter. I'm going in!

"Did you hear? Blackbery s... (Below threshold)

"Did you hear? Blackbery system is down."

Which one lets you get more... (Below threshold)

Which one lets you get more useful things done -- the stuff in the dome, or the stuff in the little gray box?

"Captain, my instruments de... (Below threshold)

"Captain, my instruments detect no signs of intelligent life..."

Message: Iraq IS a failure!... (Below threshold)

Message: Iraq IS a failure!

Harry You did it!

Master, can a Man... (Below threshold)

Master, can a Man reap that which He did not sow?

Why yes Grasshopper.. it is called representative malfeasance!

Blackberry & Congress: Two ... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

Blackberry & Congress: Two things that failed to serve the nation like they should.

Did anyone check Karl Rove'... (Below threshold)

Did anyone check Karl Rove's whereabouts during the outage?

How do you set this phaser ... (Below threshold)

How do you set this phaser to stun? Just for a couple of years? 'Til we win?

Well, it looks like my "ser... (Below threshold)

Well, it looks like my "series of tubes" might be blocked...

One Blackberry to rule them... (Below threshold)

One Blackberry to rule them all, One Blackberry to find them,
One Blackberry to bring them all and in the darkness bind them
In the Land of Clinton where the Shadows lie.

Gore just said he invented ... (Below threshold)

Gore just said he invented the Blackberry, so I guess we know he's running again...

Amazingly, the search for B... (Below threshold)

Amazingly, the search for Bin Laden's most trusted lieutenants leads right here. They're also called "democrats".

Yes, but my blackberry will... (Below threshold)

Yes, but my blackberry will work fine in the morning while Congress will still be broken.

Dear, Dubya,Gonzales... (Below threshold)

Dear, Dubya,
Gonzales is toast and so are you. I can't wait until I'm Ambassador to the World and I can rub your nose in it.
Happy Pants

What? message from Gonzo..K... (Below threshold)

What? message from Gonzo..Karl' quick leave the country! they wanna frog march You next!

Here We see Harry Reids iti... (Below threshold)

Here We see Harry Reids itinerary:

Defund the lost war

Give self pay raise

End tax cuts for the rich, in other words Himself

Visit the mortician for a facelift

Consult Pelosi for illegal alien lawnscaping helpers

Install the fairness doctrine so Airhead America and Al Jazeera can compete in our market place

Continue to bilk taxpayers out of every penny they've got

Make sure Karl Rove and friends are convicted for non-crimes

Whew! what a days work!

Roves blackberry**... (Below threshold)

Roves blackberry**

867-5 neo 9 867-5 neo 9 ....I got it.. I got it! I got plames # on the wall!

I got it.. I got it!

for a good time..for a good time calllllllllllll...!

Update: <... (Below threshold)

Update: Winners announced. Click on the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.






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