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. markm says:

    Mechanic: “you can’t be too careful when calibrating the spare gas pedal”

  2. markm says:

    Mechanic: “when working on Toyota gas pedal assemblies, you really want to pay close attention to the carpet fibers in this hinge point.”

  3. markm says:

    Mechanic: “A little tweak right here….and this mo-fo is ready for Bonneville”

  4. Maggie Mama says:

    “Ah so desu ka, light here is the little sclew I must tighten.”

    Soon to be placed on all Toyota dashboards, this new “international symbol” will inform drivers to just “step on the brakes”.

    “Bad publicity is better than no publicity” unless, of course, you are Takio Toyoda.

    Impressive company uniform: $ 75.00
    Sparkling clean plant $ 20.6 million
    Congressional investigation: priceless

  5. Mr. Prosser says:

    Christine, in her new incarnation, rolls toward her next victim.

  6. elliot says:

    The real problem started at Toyota when a memo leaked out which had a typo and was incomplete….it said “Starting today there will be no brakes..” It was suppose to say “Starting today there will be no breaks (in the afternoon)”

  7. Hodink says:

    “Me? I was always bored. Not so much anymore.”

  8. Phil Smith says:

    After years of language immersion training and many rounds of plastic surgery, Secret Agent Padraig O’Halloran from the Action Arm of the UAW was finally able to put his cunning plan into action.

  9. yetanotherjohn says:

    Well there’s your problem. The pedal goes in the car.

    Is this an example of a foreign worker doing a job an American won’t do?

    Now you know why we want robots to install the pedals.

    This pit crew is the pits.

    The pit crew was trained by James “Captain Slow” May himself.

  10. Wyatt Earp says:

    Hideki works on an ankle assembly for Toyota’s newest line: The Killbots.

  11. roger says:

    As a show of faith, this Toyota employee works on the part while standing in front of the car.

  12. Maggie Mama says:

    This week there was good news and bad news. The good news first: Japanese engineers are working 24/7 to correct all of Toyota’s problems. The bad news: Not even a team of brilliant MIT graduates could fix America’s new healthcare bill.

  13. Maggie Mama says:

    (Aside to Roger, that wasn’t a show of faith….)

    Dishonored Japanese engineers are committing hara kiri by standing in front of defective autos.

  14. elliot says:

    Me a qualified mechanic? No, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn once.

  15. Elmo says:

    Obama prepares the shofar, in advance of his attack on Jerusalem.

  16. Elmo says:

    A mechanic at TPE (Tea Party Express), having already taken his keys. Removes Obama’s gas pedal, for good measure.

  17. Elmo says:

    Gas pedal’s connected to the throttle body
    Throttle’s body connected to the engine
    Engines connected to the drive shaft
    Drive shaft’s connected to a carbide boring bit
    Boring bit’s headed for you posterior
    Now bend over and hear the word of Obama

  18. Michael Hamm says:

    I can see the problem now. Congress is Stuck on Stupid.

  19. Elmo says:

    Insert pedal A), into throttle linkage B). Use provided fastener C). Depress pedal, driving country off of cliff.