Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM


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Winners will be announced Monday PM

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Rodney Dill
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Rodney is an IT Implementation Consultant in the Motor City and working within the Automotive Industry. He contributed to OTB from November 2004 until retiring in July 2017, hosting some 1200 OTB Caption Contests.


  1. odograph says:

    The MagLev train suffered an unfortunate side-effect.

  2. Chris Short says:

    The US immigration reforms are going to be tested with this little stunt.

  3. Maggie Mama says:

    Lending new mean to “people power.”

  4. Maggie Mama says:

    New York City’s MTA has proposed seatless subway cars as part of budget cuts …. but if they think residents of the Big Apple will ride al fresco, they don’t know New Yorkers.

  5. Maggie Mama says:

    Train surfing has become group sport in Islamabad.

  6. rodney dill says:

    With all the additional taxes in New York, Charlie wasn’t the only one that couldn’t get off the MTA.

    (Yes, I know the song was about the Boston MTA)

  7. Maggie Mama says:

    Congress is getting an automatic pay raise but they want Americans to give up their personal vehicles for Masses Transit.

  8. Chadzilla says:

    Without Spiderman around the passengers knew that it was up to them to do a risky air-brake maneuver to stop their runaway train.

  9. Kindlingman says:

    The Christmas season opening of the Walmart train in Marrakesh brought huge crowds of muslims seeking 40% discounts. The ‘reason for the season’ was not important to those looking for a good deal on the Marrakesh Express. No injuries were reported.

  10. Maggie Mama says:

    Getting around the Beltway on Inauguration Day will prove extremely challenging as Metro is expecting record-breaking crowds.

  11. markm says:

    The Pakistani Railroad Safety Organization has unveiled their solution to rail travel safety concerns. The “fly paper” train is said to reduce the number of deaths per mile of rail travel from 50 to a negligible handful.

  12. markm says:

    Members of the Phi-Kappa-Fizzwaad fraternity from the UofP attempt to smash a Guinness Book Worlds Record for the most deaths per mile traveled. Egyptian ferry boats hold the current record.

  13. markm says:

    The Pakistani brand of the Ozzy Ozbourne fan club pose for a photo-op in hopes of getting a concert date. “Crazy Train” has been a huge hit in the Muslim world since it’s release in the 1980’s. When asked about the photo Ozzy said “welll shas aloat u-u-u-v peple on th-f-u-n’ tray”. The quote could not be clarified.

  14. Bystander says:

    RailBlue offers two new super low-rate fares to their ticket. They have eliminated First Class and Business and increased seating in both Coach and Toilet, and travelers can now choose to travel OMG (on top) or the lowest rate ever offered on any public transportation, WTF (wherever you can hang on).

  15. Tickets, please.

  16. Bithead says:

    Amtrak was forced into some rather interesting seating arrangements for the Northeast corridor, as hangers-on traveled to Washington for the crowning…. inauguration of Obama

  17. JKB says:

    “Those people are so lucky. They get to ride the train while I have to walk.”

  18. hpb says:

    Artist’s impression of a futuristic mass transit system in the utopian land of $10/gal gasoline.

    (Unicorns sold separately.)

  19. Hodink says:

    On our way to the Inauguration.

  20. John Burgess says:

    Last Train to Clarksville

    Inauguration Leads to Metro Overload

  21. John425 says:

    Locomotive “cowcatchers” being illegal in India, the railway sweeps up people instead.

    Once again, Indian police fail to notice terrorists sneaking into Mumbai.

    In local news, Seattle finally devises a mass-transit solution they can live with.

  22. elliot says:

    The term “All Aboard” takes on a whole new meaning in the Middle East.

  23. mannning says:

    The tunnel hazards warning catch-as-catch-can riders to the North of India were not publicized very well.

  24. Drew says:

    Hey Ram, I guess I shoulda read the fine print on those junior coach tickets.

  25. William d'Inger says:

    How many Pakistanis does it take to change a light bulb?

  26. The human millipede.

  27. Interestingly enough, there were still nine seats vacant in first class.

  28. Amtrak without federal subsidies.

  29. And I took the one more traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

  30. (Cue Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne)

  31. Oh those crazy Pakistani frat boys.

  32. Short Line? No, I think B&O is more like it.

  33. The Religion of Peace Train

  34. Casey Jones, you’d better watch your speed.

  35. (FWIW, I don’t read the previous comments before I post, so my apologies for any repeated themes.)

  36. No, no, that not the weird part. The weird part is that they were all whistling the “Colonel Bogey March” as they went by.

  37. Rathakrishnan Velu prepares for his latest feat.

  38. Watch what happens when I-slam on the brakes.

  39. Timmer says:

    One guy throws a shoe and we all get “escorted to the border.”

  40. Rachel Edith says:

    The Obama Express

  41. Elmo says:

    I’m not going to the inauguration …. you going to the inauguration?

  42. Elmo says:

    Missed it by that much ….

  43. Floyd says:

    Being the eternal optimist, Apoo expects to find an open seat on the train!

  44. Floyd says:

    One slip and you’ll understand what the”Cast System” REALLY means!

  45. Elmo says:

    The auction for Obama’s senate seat begins. Rahm Emanuel (seen walking lower right), though involved in prior secret negotiations. Couldn’t bring himself to pay the freight.

  46. Cowboy Blob says:

    Pakistan’s NTSB Chairman was unavailable for comment.

  47. Hodink says:

    Blagojevich’s I Am Not a Crook Train. “Yo Madoff. Hey Shoe Attacker. Wazzup OJ? Hi Caylee’s mom. Hey mother of Palin daughter’s boyfriend! Yo Somali pirates. …”

  48. Dennis says:

    5 thousands guys and a train.

  49. Elmo says:

    Money talks, bullsheet walks.

    See, when I said all aboard what I meant was …

    Ralph Nader wept.

    Willoughby, next stop Willoughby.

    Mahmoud was thoroughly elated to be the new conductor on the Multan Express. Punching tickets …. not so much.

    Book your dream vacation to Quetta, and take advantage of special holiday rates. Leisure activities included in these exceptional package deals: stoning of the adulteress, beheading of the infidel (tourism permitting), and train surfing (pictured). Dial 1-800-Paradise now.