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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:

Men make a break in a festival tent of the beer festival Oktoberfest in Munich, southern Germany, on Monday, Sept. 10, 2007. The world biggest beer festival will open with the traditional beer barrel tapping on Sept. 22, 2007. (AP Photo/Christof Stache)

Winners will be announced Monday morning.

Update: Winners announced. Click on the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed. A new edition of the Weekend Caption Contest™ will debut Friday morning.


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Comments (156)

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Perspective shot of John Kerry having lunch with reporters at FOB Falcon...

"Fancy meeting you here..."... (Below threshold)

"Fancy meeting you here..."

"Is this seat taken?" "Um... no, Senator Craig..."

Herb had always had trouble with the concept of personal space.

Attendance at MoveOn.org's annual Congressional fundraiser dropped off rather precipitously this year.


"No, I can't tell you haven... (Below threshold)

"No, I can't tell you haven't showered for a week, but then again, I have a cold...."

Kucinich and Ron Paul debat... (Below threshold)

Kucinich and Ron Paul debate the issues to a enthusiastic crowd. ww

The Cindy Sheehan for Congr... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The Cindy Sheehan for Congress supporters gather to hear her latest speech.

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retired military:

The democratic Congressmen who were first elected in 2006 meet after the 2008 elections to congratulate each other on reelection.

New assessment rules requir... (Below threshold)

New assessment rules requiring numeracy and literacy by the tenth grade resulted in a decrease in twelfth graders who sit final exams.

After Al Gore and John Edwa... (Below threshold)
retired military:

After Al Gore and John Edwards began speaking the room had to be cleared do to lack of air.

The geography class at Lexi... (Below threshold)

The geography class at Lexington High School, South Carolina.

In retrospect, Kucinich's p... (Below threshold)

In retrospect, Kucinich's plan to convert a former blimp hanger to his new campaign headquarters may have been a little over-ambitious.

Is it just me, or was Oktob... (Below threshold)

Is it just me, or was Oktoberfest a little more attended back when they still had those stacked waitresses?

At the 2007 "9-11 Truther C... (Below threshold)

At the 2007 "9-11 Truther Convention", the "Debunking Popular Mechanics" seminar didn't turn out to be as popular as anticipated.

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Democrat visiting the mess hall again?

Yeah, how can you tell?

CAIR holds a lunch and lear... (Below threshold)

CAIR holds a lunch and learn.

That new De Palma film is r... (Below threshold)

That new De Palma film is really packing them in.

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Democrat Candidate attendance at the Boy Named Hsu fundraiser concert.

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"Is this seat taken?" "Um... no, Senator Craig..."

Nice one Jay Tea.

"Built it, no one came."</p... (Below threshold)

"Built it, no one came."

"Yes I really like the snac... (Below threshold)

"Yes I really like the snack room in your home here Senator Edwards."

Democrat leadership holds m... (Below threshold)

Democrat leadership holds meeting to defend their anti-war stance to 9/11 victims.

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Lee Ward editor of Wizbang Blue organizes the first comment section appreciation day.

Rove: "No one can hear us h... (Below threshold)

Rove: "No one can hear us here Dubya, the Dining room is soundproof."
Dubya: "What?"

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Democrats having lunch with the troops.

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Goodell: "Yes, Belicheck, I think the fans are ready to forgive you now."

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"You're sitting in my spot."

Hillary gathers all of her ... (Below threshold)

Hillary gathers all of her legal campaign donors.

The Britney Spears "How to ... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

The Britney Spears "How to be a good parent" dinner seminar didn't come off so well.

The first annual fund raise... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

The first annual fund raiser dinner for patriotic Democrats begins with a bang.

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It's mainly when he visits the cafeteria that Pinch Sulzberger feels acutely just how far the New York Times has fallen.

The New Republic finds that... (Below threshold)

The New Republic finds that you need a whole lot less reporters when you're just making up the news.

"So when does Britney's nex... (Below threshold)

"So when does Britney's next set start?"

Wizbang Blue reader appreci... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Wizbang Blue reader appreciation dinner.

All those people left in th... (Below threshold)

All those people left in the country who still support George[b]ush.

The Rock, Scissor, Paper Wo... (Below threshold)

The Rock, Scissor, Paper World Championship . . . in overtime.

The Yale Republican's club ... (Below threshold)

The Yale Republican's club has their annual meeting...

Interestingly, I just flew ... (Below threshold)

Interestingly, I just flew back from New York City on 9/11 and my airplane wasn't quite this full.

"Ya ever... hang around a g... (Below threshold)

"Ya ever... hang around a gymnasium?"

We're not late for the Enro... (Below threshold)

We're not late for the Enron job fair . . . are we?

In retrospect, moving Oktob... (Below threshold)

In retrospect, moving Oktoberfest to Mecca may not have been such a good move.

Boy, these DLC get-together... (Below threshold)

Boy, these DLC get-togethers are pretty sparsely-attended since we made ol' Joe Lieberman leave....

Waitress: Sorry it took me ... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Waitress: Sorry it took me so long to refill your drink. I've just been slammed...

In an attempt at outreach, ... (Below threshold)

In an attempt at outreach, Gen. Petraeus visits with democrats interested in learning the truth about what is happening in Iraq.

Do you come here often?... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Do you come here often?

The last two U.S. Marines t... (Below threshold)

The last two U.S. Marines to leave Kosovo commiserate over the 8 year tour they just completed.

BarneyG2000 and freedomfrie... (Below threshold)

BarneyG2000 and freedomfries plot their next assault on common sense, logic and uncivil discourse.

Government efficiency.... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Government efficiency.

I'm not sure what's gone wr... (Below threshold)

I'm not sure what's gone wrong here, but it must be Bush's fault.

Meeting of reporters intere... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Meeting of reporters interested in the Hsu story.

One is the loneliest number... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do
Two can be as bad as one
It's the loneliest number since the number one

John Edwards holds an optio... (Below threshold)

John Edwards holds an optional Support Your Troops lunch.

Islamic Rage Boy meets with... (Below threshold)
Apropos de Nada:

Islamic Rage Boy meets with all of the people he doesn't feel the need to behead..

"So, are you here for the W... (Below threshold)
Mr Otis A Block:

"So, are you here for the WNBA final game, too?"

Senator Lieberman came to t... (Below threshold)

Senator Lieberman came to the realization that he may have overspent when reserving the hall for the Democrats for Victory Luncheon.

Kevin Aylward's 40th birthd... (Below threshold)

Kevin Aylward's 40th birthday party hits full stride on Saturday.

(Don't say anything Hans, t... (Below threshold)

(Don't say anything Hans, they'll think I did it.)

Over 300,000 people attende... (Below threshold)

Over 300,000 people attended the "No War and While We're at it Transgendered Rights Now!" sit-in, according to MoveOn organizers.

Was ist dieses? Oktoberfest... (Below threshold)

Was ist dieses? Oktoberfest auf Wizbang und nein boobies!?!. Ich muß ein new blog finden.

The YearlyKos breakout sess... (Below threshold)

The YearlyKos breakout session for people with jobs is well attended.

Wo das titzkrieg ist?... (Below threshold)

Wo das titzkrieg ist?

I try to tells you, Hans, e... (Below threshold)

I try to tells you, Hans, eet vas un mistaken to ban zee trans-fatten en der wienersnitzel.

I'm sorry, but that seat is... (Below threshold)

I'm sorry, but that seat is saved.

With skyrocketing prices at... (Below threshold)

With skyrocketing prices at Oktoberfest, coupled with the relative weakness of the dollar vs the Euro, only the delegation from MoveOn.org could afford to attend this year's festival. But, of course, they got a significant discount.

Michael Jackson fan club me... (Below threshold)

Michael Jackson fan club meeting is underway.

The future of Liberalism.</... (Below threshold)

The future of Liberalism.

Howard Dean and Harry Reid ... (Below threshold)

Howard Dean and Harry Reid nervously glance at the now-empty room and one another out of the corner of their eyes, finally understanding what the conservatives had been saying about feeding the islamic crocodile.

"So. You voting for Ron Pau... (Below threshold)

"So. You voting for Ron Paul, too?"

"Yeah, I'm here for the fre... (Below threshold)

"Yeah, I'm here for the free food. Just who is Mike Gravel, anyway?"

"...and you told me wearing... (Below threshold)

"...and you told me wearing musk ox urine would help me pick up hot chicks!"

"Welcome everyone, to the n... (Below threshold)

"Welcome everyone, to the national convention of democrats who think we should win wars..."

"The food's OK, but I reall... (Below threshold)

"The food's OK, but I really come here just to mingle."

"Bueller... Bueller... Buel... (Below threshold)

"Bueller... Bueller... Bueller..."

Business wasn't exactly "bo... (Below threshold)

Business wasn't exactly "booming" at Rosie O'dumbells kissing booth.

All the supporters of natio... (Below threshold)

All the supporters of national health care meet to offer their recommendations to Senator Clinton.

Newspapers just ain't makin... (Below threshold)

Newspapers just ain't makin' it since they opened internet access in the business center.

The monthly meeting of the ... (Below threshold)

The monthly meeting of the "If I Did It" book club is underway.

As part of the settlement, ... (Below threshold)

As part of the settlement, there will be a slight modification to the standard confessionals' privacy feature.

Budweiser tasting tent in M... (Below threshold)

Budweiser tasting tent in Munich during Oktoberfest.

The first annual Legal and ... (Below threshold)

The first annual Legal and Vetted HillRaisers Convention gets underway with a personal meeting with Hillary.

That Russian "Conception Da... (Below threshold)

That Russian "Conception Day" really worked!

"B-12....B-12"... (Below threshold)


"Maybe this week we should have gone with a normal game instead of blackout...."

Reverend Kucinich looked ou... (Below threshold)

Reverend Kucinich looked out on the "congragation" and realized his lifes mission was to make everyone suffer his existence.

I seem to remember bigger c... (Below threshold)

I seem to remember bigger crowds at last years Oktoberfest.

"Daaaaaammmmmmnnnn!!! Your... (Below threshold)

"Daaaaaammmmmmnnnn!!! Your wife was right, Obama, now light a match before you clear out the next floor..."

Suddenly, Stan realized tha... (Below threshold)

Suddenly, Stan realized that buying a thousand $1 tickets for the i-Phone raffle wasn't a good idea after all.

No Oktoberfest...another sa... (Below threshold)

No Oktoberfest...another sad effect of global warming.

At a rally in his home town... (Below threshold)

At a rally in his home town, Ron Paul comes face-to-face with the reality of actual supporters versus Internet supporters.

Imagine Hildebeast's surpri... (Below threshold)

Imagine Hildebeast's surprise when a cameraman showed up at her meeting between all of her ethical donors, and everyone with proof of her integrity and experience.

Dennis Kucinich meets with ... (Below threshold)

Dennis Kucinich meets with his constituent.

2017. The remaining member... (Below threshold)
P. Bunyan:

2017. The remaining members of the "Global Warming" cult gather to hear Al Gore lecture on the subject.

"Come on people I'm sthuper serial!"

The new EU mandated Muslim-... (Below threshold)

The new EU mandated Muslim-friendly Oktoberfest - no alcohol, no pork sausage and no scantily-clad women.

The annual Salt Lake City O... (Below threshold)
No One of Consequence:

The annual Salt Lake City Oktoberfest celebration attracts record numbers

The McCain campaign committ... (Below threshold)

The McCain campaign committee meets for lunch.

I think Norman Hsu was expe... (Below threshold)

I think Norman Hsu was expecting a bigger turnout at his Clinton fundraiser

Every Thursday was Tofu Bur... (Below threshold)

Every Thursday was Tofu Burger day in the cafeteria.

A photo shows all the peopl... (Below threshold)

A photo shows all the people who laughed at troll JFO's poorly constructed, Bush-bashing "joke." (Pictured, JFO and JFO's mama.)

OP1.. How do you spell suic... (Below threshold)
Vegas Vic:

OP1.. How do you spell suicide?
OP2.. Hurry up will ya, If we miss the train to Grand Junction, Hillary will kill us!

2 men1 fartfo... (Below threshold)

2 men
1 fart
for all the marbles

The World's Most Flatulent Man Finals
Sunday 7PM on UPN

Robert Wood Johnson Foundat... (Below threshold)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and MADD host the Beerless Oktoberfest. Attendance was higher than anticipated, organizers say.

The first convention of Dem... (Below threshold)

The first convention of Democrat leaders opposed to Moveon.org's smear tactics convenes.

I told you not to or... (Below threshold)
Master Shake:

I told you not to order the beans!

The highest attendance ever... (Below threshold)
Master Shake:

The highest attendance ever documented at the annual "Moderate Muslim" convention.

MoveOn.Org's Conference on ... (Below threshold)

MoveOn.Org's Conference on Ethics was a rousing success as evidenced by the attandance.

Apparently, the booker for ... (Below threshold)
Master Shake:

Apparently, the booker for the "Wizbang Blue Fan Club Dinner" neglected to take sock puppets into account when determining head-count.

"ECHO? ECHo? ... (Below threshold)

"ECHO? ECHo? ECho? Echo? echo? What ECHO ECHo ECho Echo echo ? I don't hear any ECHO ECHo ECho Echo echo."

(whispering) "...Yes Mr. Hs... (Below threshold)

(whispering) "...Yes Mr. Hsu, just give me the cash and Preside...er, um, Mrs. Clinton will assure your safe passage back to China."

Way station for all ... (Below threshold)

Way station for all the "peace activists" on the way to heaven.

With the end credits for "S... (Below threshold)

With the end credits for "Sicko", there is "an announcement for all those with chronic illnesses that would like to go receive healthcare in Cuba; a boat chartered by Mr. Moore will leave after lunch from the Gore Palm Beach County Chad Recycling Center on Sept. 11th, 2007"

"Wow I can't believe we got... (Below threshold)

"Wow I can't believe we got such a great seat for the Norman Hsu "How to make millions in Sub-prime Real Estate" seminar...

Still from M. Night Shyamal... (Below threshold)

Still from M. Night Shyamalans'new thriller, "The Lunch-Lady in the Cafateria".

If libertarians ran the DMV... (Below threshold)

If libertarians ran the DMV.

"...I don't know, I just go... (Below threshold)

"...I don't know, I just got here. Have you seen any virgins yet ?" Mo Atta and Zarqowi moments before meeting Satan.

Attendees of the "Democrats... (Below threshold)

Attendees of the "Democrats who truly support the Troops" say screw it and play two marathon games of Risk.

Looks like an exclusive pho... (Below threshold)

Looks like an exclusive photo of a NYT sharholders meeting. Where'd ya get it?

"I know mom is on fertility... (Below threshold)

"I know mom is on fertility drugs, but shouldn't she have waited before adding on to the dining room ?"

Long after the other Bierga... (Below threshold)

Long after the other Biergarten customers left, Ted Kenendy and Harry Reid finally settle who can drink whom under the table.

Man on Left: "Uh, hi. I'm ... (Below threshold)

Man on Left: "Uh, hi. I'm Bob."

Man on Right: "Hello, Bob, pleased as heck you could make it to the fundraiser! Gee, ya think we set up too many tables? Maybe they put the wrong date on the flyers or something, huh?"

Playing the role of Man on Right: John McCain.

Innaugural Day 2009: Mrs. C... (Below threshold)

Innaugural Day 2009: Mrs. Clinton declares peace - 0 $ from treasury.

March 1st 2009: All "war machine factories" converted to soup kitchens for the poor - 0 dollars from treasury

Springbreak 2009: Total retreat from Iraq in order to employ troops at border to greet "new Americans" -Innitial net gain to treasury

Memorial Day 2009: America after the empowerment of millions of jihadies and Chinese infiltraitors -Lifeless

Service is fast, but ambian... (Below threshold)

Service is fast, but ambiance is lacking at "The Costco Cafe".

In attempt to attract touri... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

In attempt to attract tourist dollars, Luxemborg holds its first September Absinthe Festival.

tip: Always count responses... (Below threshold)

tip: Always count responses to invitations before paying deposit on reception venue

Demanding the most distant ... (Below threshold)

Demanding the most distant table in the joint: 0 dollars

Ordering the "Bottomless Coffee Cup": $2.99

The look on your waitresses face after refill #12: priceless

What if they threw an orgy ... (Below threshold)

What if they threw an orgy and nobody came?

Vogon poetry reading... (Below threshold)

Vogon poetry reading

John Edwards has lunch with... (Below threshold)

John Edwards has lunch with all his friend.

"Sorry to bother you, but t... (Below threshold)

"Sorry to bother you, but this was the only place still available."

Okay .... who farted?... (Below threshold)
La Mano:

Okay .... who farted?

After a rousing morning spe... (Below threshold)

After a rousing morning speech, the Sam Brownback fanclub met to discuss their next steps.

mmmmm ... Great Taste. ....... (Below threshold)
La Mano:

mmmmm ... Great Taste. ........... uhhhm ... Less Filling!

The geniuses behind Septemb... (Below threshold)
La Mano:

The geniuses behind Septemberfest review their marketing research to determine why they missed the turnout projections by 10,000%.

"Due to an architectural er... (Below threshold)

"Due to an architectural error of not installing any bathrooms in the drinking hall; this years' Octoberfest Beer Drinking Contest has been limited to only two contestants."

Psssst... What's the freque... (Below threshold)
Vegas Vic:

Psssst... What's the frequency Kenneth?

<a href="http://us.imdb.com... (Below threshold)
Presidential candidate Denn... (Below threshold)

Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich's speech baffled the moonbats attending his $1.98
pancake breakfast fund raiser.

Hey, it was Bruce Lindsay w... (Below threshold)

Hey, it was Bruce Lindsay who said no more chinks at the fundraising dinners, not me.

I've said it before and I'l... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

I've said it before and I'll say it again. It only takes two people to make a conspiracy. - Lee Ward

The BMW workers at the plan... (Below threshold)

The BMW workers at the plant outside Munich decided to lunch al fresco after word got out that Dieter and Horst ordered the bean burritos on Mexican food day at the company canteen.

The first annual Vegan Conv... (Below threshold)

The first annual Vegan Convention in south Philly gets underway.

Preparations underway fo... (Below threshold)

Preparations underway for the display of an additional 700 Bush surge coffin display

You know, I always thought ... (Below threshold)

You know, I always thought Oktoberfest was really popular here in Munich.

OJ's still hot on the trail... (Below threshold)

OJ's still hot on the trail of the real killers.

A room with no brew.... (Below threshold)

A room with no brew.

Or, actually, "A room witho... (Below threshold)

Or, actually, "A room without a brew."

"Marco...!""I'm ri... (Below threshold)


"I'm right here, dumbass."

Hillary's campaign manager ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Hillary's campaign manager meets with Norman Hsu and all the people for whom he has bundled donations.


John Edward's two brains finally find each other while he gets his hair trimmed.

"I'm not touching you... I... (Below threshold)

"I'm not touching you... I'm not touching you... I'm not touching you..."

(Meeting of early organizer... (Below threshold)

(Meeting of early organizer's of Oktoberfest activities)
"Hey! I got an idea, why don't we server beer next year."

The Britney Spears MTV afte... (Below threshold)

The Britney Spears MTV after party whooping it up.

Kind of a wide stance you g... (Below threshold)

Kind of a wide stance you got there fella!

on left: "All right, I'm th... (Below threshold)

on left: "All right, I'm the meanest sumbitch here, all you M----- F------ clear out."
(sound of departure en masse)
on right: "Sure was a lot of 'em, weren't there."

Clinton Campaign headquarte... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Clinton Campaign headquarters in Nov 2008 five minutes after she gives her concession speech.


All of Hillary's true friends show up to throw her a suprise birthday party.

Unfortunately, "Septemberfe... (Below threshold)

Unfortunately, "Septemberfest" never caught on.

"B4""You sunk my Bat... (Below threshold)
Lindy R. Dole:

"You sunk my Battleship."

Godot never did arrive.... (Below threshold)
Lindy R. Dole:

Godot never did arrive.

Attendance was up at this y... (Below threshold)
La Mano:

Attendance was up at this year's Netroots convention for those that no longer live with Mom or Dad.

Hilary Clinton has changed ... (Below threshold)

Hilary Clinton has changed her campaign slogan to "No Child Left Behind . . . .Except these two!"

Update: <a href="ht... (Below threshold)

Update: Winners announced. Click on the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed. A new edition of the Weekend Caption Contest™ will debut Friday morning.






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