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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:

Getting Cell Reception in War Zone Afghanistan Is a Bitch,  Photo by Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Image

Winners for this week as well as for last week (whose announcement was overcome by the news on Bin Laden) 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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Afghanistan version of the ... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

Afghanistan version of the Statue of Liberty

The statue of Obama did not... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The statue of Obama did not turn out as he had planned

This is not the photo of th... (Below threshold)
retired military:

This is not the photo of the war room that you were looking for.

Can you hear me now?.....Ca... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

Can you hear me now?.....Can you hear me now?.....Can you hear me now?......

The latest weapon in the AQ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The latest weapon in the AQ arsenal, human missiles, are still in the development phase.

Dateline America 2015. Aft... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Dateline America 2015. After 7 years of the Obama administration people are finding work as Sundials as the populace cannot even afford Timexes anymore.

iPhone users are still havi... (Below threshold)

iPhone users are still having to go through extreme measure to get good cell service from AT&T

OBL strains to see whose he... (Below threshold)
retired military:

OBL strains to see whose helicopters are coming to pay him a visit.

No, I'm not crying...the su... (Below threshold)

No, I'm not crying...the sun is in my eye while I'm reading because I'm having to hold the phone in the air to get a connection

Proving that terrorists ada... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Proving that terrorists adapt, the new top AQ leader has instituted measures to ensure he wont get suprised by stealth helicopters.

Halliburton's contract to p... (Below threshold)

Halliburton's contract to provide cell towers in Afghanistan has come under fire recently from its critics.

Soldier: "Hey, why is there... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

Soldier: "Hey, why is there a lit fuse at the bottom of this pedestal?"

FAIL - Obama's version of e... (Below threshold)
retired military:

FAIL - Obama's version of enhanced interrogation techniques.

And coming next season. Su... (Below threshold)
retired military:

And coming next season. Survivor's first international cast striving to win a million dollars. Here is the video from the Afghanistan contestant.

Wonder how many bars Osama'... (Below threshold)

Wonder how many bars Osama's getting in Hell right about now?

The soldier soiled his unde... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

The soldier soiled his underwear when he hear someone call out, "Five ... four ... three ... two ..."

Osama?Candygram...... (Below threshold)



Private Lee yelled 'GERO... (Below threshold)

Private Lee yelled 'GERONIMO' before jumping down and was promptly accused of racism.

I've heard of homemade rock... (Below threshold)
Maggie Mama:

I've heard of homemade rockets, but "homey rockets", who knew?

The Afghanistan space progr... (Below threshold)

The Afghanistan space program ended with disastrous results.

Apparently Omar was in a bi... (Below threshold)
Maggie Mama:

Apparently Omar was in a big hurry to get to those 72 virgins.

Biden (on Face the Nation) ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Biden (on Face the Nation) - "And we stopped an attack on the statue of liberty"

Commentator " Are you certain of that"

Biden - "I've seen the pictures of the mock up with my own eyes"

The news travelled fast tha... (Below threshold)

The news travelled fast that it's now Osama "Been"Laden, or as the troops now call him: "Seal Meat".

"When you mentioned trainin... (Below threshold)

"When you mentioned training in 'insertion techniques' I thought you meant behind enemy lines."

You should see what he has ... (Below threshold)
Maggie Mama:

You should see what he has to do to get his battery recharged!

Can you spot the 12 Navy SE... (Below threshold)

Can you spot the 12 Navy SEALS hidden in plain sight in this picture?

Big deal, the media puts Ob... (Below threshold)

Big deal, the media puts Obama on a higher pedestal than that all the time

Getting the word that Seal ... (Below threshold)

Getting the word that Seal Team 7 is on the way to Libya, and Seal Team 8 is on the way to Iran.

Achmed considered it a bles... (Below threshold)

Achmed considered it a blessing from God to be chosen as the warhead for the first STUD missle.

Al Qaeda?Can you h... (Below threshold)

Al Qaeda?

Can you hear us now?

"I'm a little Chai Tea Pot"... (Below threshold)

"I'm a little Chai Tea Pot"

"Slim Pickens"... You're do... (Below threshold)

"Slim Pickens"... You're doing it wrong.

Toasting SEAL Team 6 with a... (Below threshold)

Toasting SEAL Team 6 with a Whiskey Bin Laden -- Two shots and a splash of water.

The latest Hamas "smart" te... (Below threshold)

The latest Hamas "smart" technology for guided Kassam rockets.

The Afghan gymnastics team ... (Below threshold)

The Afghan gymnastics team trains for the Olympic balance beam competition.

VP Biden misunderstood when... (Below threshold)

VP Biden misunderstood when Obama said, "We need to go up in the polls."

Tradition......TRADI... (Below threshold)


Needless to say, the Afghani revival of Fiddler on the Roof met with strong resistance from the Taliban. However, it has become the #2 musical in the region, after the long running show Goats

Al Qaeda's version of a sma... (Below threshold)

Al Qaeda's version of a smart bomb.

Hamas Guided Muscle.... (Below threshold)

Hamas Guided Muscle.

I can see Pakistan from her... (Below threshold)

I can see Pakistan from here.

The Left's version of liber... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

The Left's version of liberty. Convincing you of the illusion of freedom while they -- at the point of a gun -- strip you of every right, possession, and means of production you have till you all live in shanties.

"To the moon, Alice!!"... (Below threshold)
Tom Blogical:

"To the moon, Alice!!"

Yeah, tell W we got the son... (Below threshold)

Yeah, tell W we got the son of a bitch. Then tell Obama.

Man can't take Obama world ... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Man can't take Obama world anymore. Tries desperate plan to flee the solar system.

...and whosoever does not b... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

...and whosoever does not bow down and worship the image of Obama will be thrown into a fiery furnace.

The new AQ leader is shown ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The new AQ leader is shown here meeting with all his followers after word got out that SEAL TEAM 6 were on their way for a visit.

date line Nov 4 Nov 2012</p... (Below threshold)
retired military:

date line Nov 4 Nov 2012

President Obama tries to excite his base as election results come in.

Military regulations implem... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Military regulations implement new "Obama salute."

Coming soon: Karate Kid 7</... (Below threshold)
Liz Hasbrouck:

Coming soon: Karate Kid 7

The latest contestant of th... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The latest contestant of the AQ IDOL show gives his rendition of the song Allah Akbar.

The AQ version of Bagdad Bo... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The AQ version of Bagdad Bob "There are no SEALS in the compound. There are no SEALS in the compound."

Navy Seal training - "Frien... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Navy Seal training - "Friends, Americans, countrymen, I come not to praise Bin Laden but to doubletap him"

I can see victory over Isla... (Below threshold)
Mark L:

I can see victory over Islamofascism from here!

The new T-Mobile phone prom... (Below threshold)

The new T-Mobile phone promo, "If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out" featuring the dual personalities Cat Stevens and Yusuf Islam standing back to back.

"Osama's number goes right ... (Below threshold)

"Osama's number goes right to voicemail"

@retired military, It's at ... (Below threshold)

@retired military, It's at OTB.

"Osama's number goes right ... (Below threshold)

"Osama's number goes right to voicemail"

An Elbownian demonstrates t... (Below threshold)
Big Mo:

An Elbownian demonstrates to Dilbert his nation's new telecommunications satellite.

Written with a Sharpie on t... (Below threshold)

Written with a Sharpie on the base:

"Keep your tired, your poor, your huddled masses -- we have enough of our own"

(pigs be unto him)</... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

(pigs be unto him)

"CHARLIE MURPHY'S COOKIN... (Below threshold)


"Fly me to the Moon, Let me... (Below threshold)

"Fly me to the Moon, Let me play amognst the al-quaeda stars". - obl

On next week's, "Dancing wi... (Below threshold)

On next week's, "Dancing with the Taliban Stars!"

Gaddaffy shows off his newe... (Below threshold)

Gaddaffy shows off his newest 'smart' bomb.

I think I can see Sarah Pal... (Below threshold)

I think I can see Sarah Palin's house from here.

"Moammar- there are no bugl... (Below threshold)
DaveinNC :

"Moammar- there are no bugle players in Recon."

"The Great Islamic caliphat... (Below threshold)

"The Great Islamic caliphate prepares to launch it's first manned space mission....."

"All the Great Islamic mind... (Below threshold)

"All the Great Islamic minds were enlisted to solve the riddle of how many mujahedin's can dance on the head of a pin...."

"Are you crying? Are you cr... (Below threshold)

"Are you crying? Are you crying? ARE YOU CRYING? There's no crying! THERE'S NO CRYING IN JIHAD!"

"Crucifixion...? You're doi... (Below threshold)

"Crucifixion...? You're doing it wrong..."

Afghan journalists have to ... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

Afghan journalists have to overcome tech problems to post the truth.

In America, the truth has to overcome the journalists.

"For my next trick, I'm goi... (Below threshold)

"For my next trick, I'm going to need a volunteer from the audience, an AK-47, and a suicide bomb vest....Anyone? Anyone....? Bueller?"

"Okay....who stole my telep... (Below threshold)

"Okay....who stole my teleprompters...?"

"White House Press Secretar... (Below threshold)

"White House Press Secretary Jay Carney's lack of credibility and substance has led to a reduction in the number of reporter's participating in the daily White House press briefings...."

BANG ZOOOM!!... (Below threshold)


"Rah-rah-ah-ah-ah!Ro... (Below threshold)

Want your bad romance"

"I don't want to talk to yo... (Below threshold)

"I don't want to talk to you no more, you empty headed animal food trough wiper. I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries."

Hey Barry!!!!! Stick this w... (Below threshold)

Hey Barry!!!!! Stick this where the sun does not shine.

With budget cuts at the Def... (Below threshold)

With budget cuts at the Defense Dept., the newest Pakistani missile contractor introduces their replacement for the Tomahawk missile.

Even with a dual guidance s... (Below threshold)

Even with a dual guidance system the AQ space program was a nonstarter when they realized there was no propulsion unit.

"We cannot get our jihad-ro... (Below threshold)

"We cannot get our jihad-rocket off the ground. The propulsion unit lacks power. Quickly, we need more felafel and humus....!"

"Fire me, boy!"(Wh... (Below threshold)

"Fire me, boy!"

(What? You're too good for a Tick joke?)

And our next dancer on the ... (Below threshold)

And our next dancer on the pole....Jasmine.

Cell signal locked on. Impa... (Below threshold)

Cell signal locked on. Impact in 5....4....3....

"As Allah is my witness, as... (Below threshold)

"As Allah is my witness, as Allah is my witness they're not going to lick me. I'm going to live through this and when it's all over, I'll never be hungry again. No, nor any of my folk. If I have to lie, steal, cheat or kill. As Allah is my witness, I'll never be hungry again."

(with deepest apologies to Margaret Mitchell)

The Afghani Intellig... (Below threshold)

The Afghani Intelligence Agency is proud to announce the launch of their first spy satellite. Well, sort of.

A close second in the "what... (Below threshold)

A close second in the "what to do with OBL's body" contest. It was finally nixed when the judges could not find anything on mounting and stuffing "in strict conformance with Islamic precepts and practices."

Is this really the largest ... (Below threshold)
Natty Dark:

Is this really the largest tarmac we could afford?

Iran unveils a new monument... (Below threshold)
Dave G. :

Iran unveils a new monument that celebrates all of the accomplishments of the Muslim world over the past 500 years.

No, dangnabbit. I said the ... (Below threshold)

No, dangnabbit. I said the sheriff is a ni-DING.

There's Present Oh leading ... (Below threshold)

There's Present Oh leading from behind.

Update: <... (Below threshold)
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Update: Winners announced. Click the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.






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