Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM


(AP Photo/The Detroit News, Steve Perez)

Winners will be announced Monday PM

Rodney Dill
About Rodney Dill
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. markm says:

    Not wanting to repeat their early mistakes the Obama administration decides it’s better to use an F-18
    for a photo-op prior to his Motown visit rather than Air Force One.

  2. markm says:

    Administration thought bubble: “Now, what can we do to take the focus off of the President’s way girly rainbow shot of a short first pitch in the All Star Game?????”

  3. Maggie Mama says:

    A member of the USAF shows his displeasure with the military’s proposed “no smoking” rule, as the CIC watches from the fourth floor balcony.

  4. Maggie Mama says:

    Somebody didn’t get the “no-low fly-overs” order issued by the White House.

  5. Maggie Mama says:

    A free-spirited AF pilot decides to make his own flyover for the “God & Country Festival” despite the Pentagon’s refusal to grant permission this year.

  6. markm says:

    A rogue F-18 AF pilot takes Tea Party tax protesting to a new level.

  7. markm says:

    The Obama administration applies subtle pressure to GM and Chrysler on their own turf to cement the fact that they probably shouldn’t close thousands of dealerships.

  8. elliot says:

    After his first fly-by, the unknown pilot was forever known as a “Peeping Tom-cat

  9. markm says:

    In an “unfortunate mistake” on his first day on the job, the Obama administrations new “Don’t Fly Too Close To Public Buildings With Military Hardware” Czar forgot to mention in the vetting process that he was indeed batophobic.

  10. The Pentagon shows off it’s new billion dollar fire escape system.

  11. Brian Knapp says:

    The Pentagon decided that it was time to hang up Maverick’s wings when his latest fly-by missed its mark.

  12. markm says:

    The CIA and it’s director Leon Panetta were accused of lying yet again when he told the Gang of Seven Democrats that all programs involving military aircraft parking in apartment complexes was long ago terminated.

  13. The Navy revealed it’s contribution to combating urban guerilla warfare.

    The new invisible fighter can be seen for a split second as it transitions from one background to another.

    Obama revealed his latest stimulus plans in Detroit today. The move was widely supported by the Glazier Union. Only one resident was hurt by the broken glass.

    Assume you lived in this apartment complex. Now ask yourself how much you support the idea of transitioning to unarmed combat aircraft?

  14. Timmer says:

    Pilot to EWO: Isn’t that Maverick on your balcony?

  15. Eric Florack says:

    * Time to buzz the tower, Goose….

    * Isn’t that the Admiral’s daughter down there?

  16. rodney dill says:

    “Wouldn’t a wise Latina make a better pilot?”

  17. markm says:

    “Wouldn’t a wise Latina make a better pilot?”

    …thought it was a wide Latina…

  18. rodney dill says:

    …thought it was a wide Latina…

    They don’t EJECT very well.

    I actually debated whether to say ‘wisewide’ in the caption or in some other way employ both wise and wide, but decided to stick to just the ‘wise.’ I know… TMI.

  19. Timmer says:

    THAT ought to keep the lil f***ers off the lawn.

  20. Timmer says:

    EWO to Pilot: Would you PLEASE just pull over and ask for directions?

  21. Timmer says:

    I t’ink I should made that left toin at Albuquerque.

  22. mannning says:

    Hey, Guy, what did you do with my girlfriend?

  23. Wyatt Earp says:

    Once again, President Obama stirs up a Hornet’s nest.

  24. G.A.Phillips says:

    These “no knock” S.W.A.T. team raids are getting out of hand……

  25. Rachel Edith says:

    Michelle Obama moons the President … and my mom, the neighbor taking this photo.

  26. floyd says:

    With his new balloon and a tire pump , lil johnny really freaked the the whole apt building this time!

  27. floyd says:

    Well… what else can a guy do? They won’t let you keep a HANDGUN in your Apt anymore!

  28. floyd says:

    OK, Billy; Lets see if it’ll fly from the thirteenth floor!

  29. Hodink says:

    Gov. Sanford’s Argentine mistress pops by to wave hi.

  30. Oh, tea party. I thought you said G-party.

  31. Maggie Mama says:

    Proving yet again that CIC is only a title, we observe that Obama’s flying skills are on a par with his bowling proficiency …. a little off to the left.

  32. markm says:

    July 12, 2009, the first sortie is flown in the Obama administrations “War On The Rich”. At an undisclosed later date the name will be changed to the “Domestic Monetary Reduction Operation”…or something. If Cap n’ Trade and Health Car Reform don’t pass…all future sorties will be canceled.

  33. markm says:

    CBO Chief: “The proposed changes would weaken the economy”

    Obama: “Rahm, send a runner over to the CBO for some clarification”.

  34. markm says:

    Joe Biden: “We have to spend money to keep from going bankrupt”

    Obama: “Rahm, SHTFU already!”

  35. markm says:

    Joe Biden: “The stimulus is working. We have more teachers employed now than ever before. Look around. They are everywhere”

    Obama: “Rahm, it’s summertime, SHTFU already!”

  36. markm says:

    Joe Biden: “Isreal is free to do what it thinks it needs to do in regards to Iran”

    Obama in Russia: “The jews CANNOT do what they think they need to do in regards to Iran. Rahm, SHTFU already!”

  37. markm says:

    Obama: “Rahm, someone leaked a list of 50 liberals that are prepared to vote against my Obamacare…can you use your subtle powers of persuasion and see if they REALLY want to do that?”

  38. Cowboy Blob says:

    This Apartment House is now the Supreme Power in the Universe. I suggest we use it.

  39. Elmo says:

    What’s in your wallet?

    If a relaxing moment turns into the right moment, will you be ready?

    Palin’s fault!

    Bambi takes the kids to go see Harry Potter, in London.

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