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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 sign shows the temperature on the Ft. Wainwright army base in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo and caption submitted by Laura Smerbeck)

Winners for this week's contest, as well as last two editions, will be announced Monday morning.

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


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Breaking news: Al Gore to g... (Below threshold)
Brian The Adequate:

Breaking news: Al Gore to give pivotal speech at Ft Wainwright today.

Hell freezes as Obama actua... (Below threshold)

Hell freezes as Obama actually keeps a campaign promise!

News that Maureen Dowd had ... (Below threshold)

News that Maureen Dowd had criticized Barack Obama sent temperatures plummeting in Hell and elsewhere.

Ft Wainwright inadvertently... (Below threshold)
jim m:

Ft Wainwright inadvertently posts Joe Biden's IQ and grades the administration's performance.

Dateline Hell - Helen Thoma... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Dateline Hell - Helen Thomas admits Bush was better president than Obama.

Dateline Hell - Wizbang cap... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Dateline Hell - Wizbang caption contest winners have been announced.


Gore takes a tour of Ft Wai... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Gore takes a tour of Ft Wainwright

Gore - "And what is that sign"

Escort - "Global warming in action sir"

Climate alarmists misunders... (Below threshold)

Climate alarmists misunderstood. Insist models predicted new ice age all along and they were for CO2 before they were against it.

Gore - "and this sign is pr... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Gore - "and this sign is proof of global warming. Temperatures in Alaska have risen 5 degrees over the past decaded"

-43, Al Gore's troll score.... (Below threshold)

-43, Al Gore's troll score.

Dateline Hell -The... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Dateline Hell -

The Obama administration and the NY Times admit that the nuking of San Francisco was in fact a terrorist attack. The bomber was Iranian and his apartment was filled with Jihadist writings, pictures of Osama Bin Laden and Tshirts which said "Allah Akbar"

When asked if the terrorist was a muslim Press secratary Robert Gibbs stated "We shouldnt stereotype attackers and limit our mindset or scope of the investigation. All issues are still being looked into"

But its a dry heat.... (Below threshold)

But its a dry heat.

Somewhere between well digg... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Somewhere between well digger's toes and a witch's tit...

Tiger Woods after a speech ... (Below threshold)

Tiger Woods after a speech at Ft Wainwright to #143...
"Give me 10 minutes I have significant shrinkage!"

Not shown in the picture is... (Below threshold)

Not shown in the picture is Al Gore scrambling to "hide the decline" by removing the bulbs that indicate a negative temperature.

Obama administration jails ... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Obama administration jails bloggers for posting secret temperature at Army facility.

Regardless of its cause, gl... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Regardless of its cause, global warming will have a much more significant impact on Alaska than the other fifty-six states.

Barack Obama's empathy quot... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Barack Obama's empathy quotient hits record low.

It's colder than Michelle's... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

It's colder than Michelle's...well you get the idea...

Dateline 2012Hilla... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Dateline 2012

Hillary Clinton announced her run for the Presidency as polling shows Obama's popularity numbers continue to decline.

B+... (Below threshold)


John Kerry and Barbara Boxe... (Below threshold)

John Kerry and Barbara Boxer introduce new legislation banning any public temperature readings below 90 degrees.

-43°wtF?... (Below threshold)


Ft. Wainwright: -43°F;<br /... (Below threshold)

Ft. Wainwright: -43°F;
Al Gore: Absolute Zero

Memo to CRU: Hide the...ah,... (Below threshold)

Memo to CRU: Hide the...ah, er, sign.

Hey! it's up over 30 degree... (Below threshold)

Hey! it's up over 30 degrees from last night...

shouldn't that be a 44 for ... (Below threshold)

shouldn't that be a 44 for Obama and his first year grade?

Its -43 degrees in FT WAINW... (Below threshold)

Its -43 degrees in FT WAINWRIGHT wheres AL GORE alias HOTAIRMAN when you need him?

Obama's favorable vs. unfav... (Below threshold)
Locomotive Breath:

Obama's favorable vs. unfavorable hits new low. Country gives him grade of "F".

Obama's true grade for this... (Below threshold)

Obama's true grade for this year's performance.

Al Gore arrives in ten minu... (Below threshold)

Al Gore arrives in ten minutes.

The Ft. Wainwright soldiers... (Below threshold)

The Ft. Wainwright soldiers were looking for a sign as to why their President neglected to visit them on his vacation.

chsw (all the Gore/global swindling themes have been taken)

Good God, will someone plea... (Below threshold)

Good God, will someone please burn a few hydrocarbons? It's fricken cold up here!

Congress's new approval num... (Below threshold)

Congress's new approval numbers are in!

You can bet this weather st... (Below threshold)

You can bet this weather station isn't in the CRU database.

At the base, they call this... (Below threshold)

At the base, they call this "Hillary Weather".

...and if on the first day ... (Below threshold)

...and if on the first day of the new decade, the polar bear can't see his shadow (because he's frozen up solid), it means another 10 years of global cooling...

That's the temperature at w... (Below threshold)

That's the temperature at which moose farts freeze.

Fahrenheit -43. That's the ... (Below threshold)

Fahrenheit -43. That's the temperature at which bullshit freezes. It explains a lot about Alaskans.

Man, that's colder than a W... (Below threshold)

Man, that's colder than a Wall Street bankers heart.

An inconvenient truth.... (Below threshold)

An inconvenient truth.

DRUDGEBREAKING: Toda... (Below threshold)

DRUDGEBREAKING: Today Tiger Woods stated that there are signs that Elin is beginning to warm back up to him again. Developing...

Fahrenheit -43º ... The tem... (Below threshold)

Fahrenheit -43º ... The temperature where Michael Moore and Al Gore freeze up.

Meanwhile, orchids flourish... (Below threshold)

Meanwhile, orchids flourish in The White House, where The Zero's thermostat is still set to a balmy, Maui-like 77 degrees.

As the blizzard conditions ... (Below threshold)

As the blizzard conditions and record bitter cold settles in, Fort Wainwright would like to thank Al Gore for his recent visit, and would like to invite him back this summer.

President Barack Obama said... (Below threshold)

President Barack Obama said the dip in temperature was "an isolated incident which should not distract us from focusing on climate -- uhh, excuse me -- Michelle, where's my frickin' coat?"

Global warming my freezing ... (Below threshold)

Global warming my freezing ass.

And that was the high tempe... (Below threshold)

And that was the high temperature at noon...

Dean Martin came over the l... (Below threshold)
Rachel Edith:

Dean Martin came over the loudspeakers singing, "But Baby, It's Cold Outside."

Napolitano? We're putting t... (Below threshold)

Napolitano? We're putting that bitch on ice...

The new Guitmo North met wi... (Below threshold)

The new Guitmo North met with wide bi-partisan acceptance.

Damn Americans could... (Below threshold)

Damn Americans could never switch to metric.

Calling Dr. Hansen for yet ... (Below threshold)

Calling Dr. Hansen for yet another correction...

"The eggheads are coming, t... (Below threshold)

"The eggheads are coming, the eggheads are coming."

Sarah: "I can see east Angl... (Below threshold)

Sarah: "I can see east Anglia from My back

Damn lapdog, sorry for the double..

This is where the USA sends... (Below threshold)

This is where the USA sends hotheads to cool off.

This is a heat-wave temperature in winter for Ft Wainwright.

The National Weather Servic... (Below threshold)

The National Weather Service announced today that temperatures below -20 would no longer be expressed in numbers but in expletives.

Ft Wainwright reported a temperature today of all Seven of The Words You Can't Say On TV.

US Rep Charles B. Rangel, C... (Below threshold)

US Rep Charles B. Rangel, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, has proposed a national excise tax on all "signs and devices able to display or record temperatures lower than 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Rangle commented that "Fat Cats" that have avoided Global Climate Change have to pay their fair share to mitigate the disaster.

Algores scientific IQ... (Below threshold)

Algores scientific IQ

This means we should probab... (Below threshold)
Ken in Camarillo:

This means we should probably re-schedule the global warming protest.

This means somebody must ha... (Below threshold)
Ken in Camarillo:

This means somebody must have scheduled a global warming protest.

Global Warmists claim the D... (Below threshold)
Ken in Camarillo:

Global Warmists claim the Deniers used degrees F to exaggerate the perception of cold.

(do the math)

After "corrections" of the ... (Below threshold)
Ken in Camarillo:

After "corrections" of the data set, the sign was destroyed by a raging snow melt.

It's not so bad in Celsius.... (Below threshold)

It's not so bad in Celsius.

Dem Scientist - "Ah another... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Dem Scientist - "Ah another reading that we wont be including in our studies"

Jan 2011 Nancy Pelosi had ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Jan 2011 Nancy Pelosi had to be led away in restraints and the Speaker's gavel had to be pried from her hands today as this sign was displayed showing the net number of seats lost for democrats in the House during the last election.

The number of Obama nominee... (Below threshold)

The number of Obama nominees who have correctly paid their taxes.

How about a medal for valor... (Below threshold)

How about a medal for valor to the poor frozen Private who had to go out there to take the picture?

You can fudge some of the d... (Below threshold)

You can fudge some of the data some of the time but you cant fudge all of the data all of the time.

Shortly thereafter this sna... (Below threshold)

Shortly thereafter this snapshot, eggheads wearing broen shirts showed up to recalibrate the glitch and show the raw true temperature of +16 F

broen being french for brow... (Below threshold)

broen being french for browne

President Obama stated that... (Below threshold)
It's Me!:

President Obama stated that the temperature at Ft. Wainright was unprecedented. Never had it been -43 degrees while a black president occupied the White House.

Damn, hey Bill, just change... (Below threshold)

Damn, hey Bill, just change that minus to a plus and record the temperature on our global warming log.

With the golf course closed... (Below threshold)
retired military:

With the golf course closed two things wont be happening in Wainwright, Alaska today.

OJ wont be searching for Nicole's killers and
Obama wont be searching for those responsible for the security lapses of Flight 253.

Having been at Ft Wainwrigh... (Below threshold)

Having been at Ft Wainwright last week, I can tell you that you feel every single bit of that global warming.

AP headline on the latest R... (Below threshold)

AP headline on the latest Rasmussen approval index: "Obama's latest survey not as bad as expected."

The result if you subtract ... (Below threshold)

The result if you subtract the IQ of Barbara Boxer's gavel from the IQ of Barbara Boxer.

It's not so bad in... (Below threshold)
It's not so bad in Celsius.
Uh... yea it is as bad. Celsius and Fahrenheit are both at the same temp at -40.

Technically -43 Celsius is just a little colder than -43 Fahrenheit

DRUDGEBREAKING: 2010 News A... (Below threshold)

DRUDGEBREAKING: 2010 News Alert -- President Barack Obama nominated for Noble Prize for Science for single-handedly defeating Global Warming.

Big deal. What's the wind ... (Below threshold)
D. Dean:

Big deal. What's the wind chill factor?

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

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






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