Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM

Photo: Denis Sinyakov/AFP/Getty Images

Winners will be announced Monday PM

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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. Maggie says:

    I warned ya, Sarge…the parade ground is wet and slippery!

  2. Sgt. Reed was terrified of going to war. Then he remembered the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. Suddenly, he got an idea, and a rush of peace fell over him.

  3. Jon Henke says:

    Goose-stepping was out, but the new style of marching was difficult. And slow. Very, very slow.

  4. Wilting under the scornful stares of his subordinates, Maj. John Cleese decided his career could blossom only in the Ministry of Silly Walks.

  5. They haven’t yet built the combat robot that can do this.

  6. Crerar says:

    That’s a nice trick seargent Baalzadropov – but what did you do with the pylon?

  7. Scott P says:

    Soldiers watch a demonstration of the latest Field Medical Directive: How to alleviate “Soldier’s Itch.”

  8. Jammer says:

    Kid, nobody here cares that you wanted to be in the Ice Capades. Now get back in line!

  9. caltechgirl says:

    What are you doing? This is the drill team practice! Dance team is the next parade ground over….

  10. Hodink says:

    “Randall, ‘Parade Rest’ is not a funky dance move.”

  11. McGehee says:

    The Army spent millions on the study that determined marching soldiers coming under fire should duck like this.

  12. Kenny says:

    “OK, OK, so you can do the splits. Still doesn’t mean you can be the Canadian PM.”

  13. New shoes.

  14. bithead says:

    * He’s going to be VERY popular….

    * Sgt Stedenko demonstrates the strength and durability of the Ajax Personal Protection Cup Device

    *We really LOVE the motherland….

  15. Alan Kellogg says:

    Oh, so that’s why you got neutered.

  16. Lee P says:

    Get your ass up off the ground, soldier…this ain’t the French army!

  17. Oski says:

    While normally viewed as an asset in arid climates, Pvt. Splitovski a.k.a. “the human divining rod”, embarrassed his fellow troops when they marched on the rain soaked parade grounds.

  18. Scott Crawford says:

    Get back in line, Ivanovitch; you know damned well that Bolshoi tryouts aren’t for another two months!

  19. melvin toast says:

    It’s fun to stay at the Y. M. C. A. …. Y. M. C. A.
    They have everything for young men to enjoy,
    You can hang out with all the boys …

  20. LJD says:

    Russians prove the viability of gays in the military: In an effort to save his comrades, Ivan drops on a grenade…

  21. melvin toast says:

    If we’re attacked by pirates you can use this
    awesome ninja move and flip out.

  22. melvin toast says:

    “I’m not peeing!… I’m just stretching my legs!”

  23. melvin toast says:

    I’ve got happy feet!

  24. melvin toast says:

    That’s NOT how you field strip a weapon soldier!

  25. The order to split the squad into two teams and catch the enemy in a crossfire went awry when they realized the squad had an odd number of soldiers. A solution was reached when the remaining soldier was ordered to go with both teams.

  26. Ryan says:

    Internal monologue: “This is more painful than it looks…”

  27. BLUESCLUES says:


  28. Anna S. says:

    I’m going to make like a banana and split

  29. Sgt Fluffy says:

    Always the showoff, Pvt Silvers shows of his “special” pushup

  30. melvin toast says:

    Papa’s got a brand new bag. Ow! Look out James Brown!

  31. LorgSkyegon says:

    As he sat in agony, Nikolai regretted his decision to bed the daughter of President Putin.

  32. LJD says:

    In unison: “This is my rifle, this is my gun…”
    SGT: “Get up Private! That’s no way to treat your gun!”

  33. Maggie says:

    No, Comrade, having a split personality does NOT qualify you for a section 8.

  34. wavemaker says:

    Captain Pantzov demonstrates the benefits of spinelessness as more Soviet officers wait their turn.

  35. Matt says:

    Russian Soldier Sergei Foofoo demonstrates for other soldiers the Russian Army’s newest salute.

  36. wheelz says:

    Sir… What part of right / left don’t you understand?

  37. Rodney Dill says:

    “No I’m not the only one that can do this. My twin at Wizbang can do this too.”

  38. Cassandra says:

    Despite intense mentoring, Private Pushkin continued to demonstrate considerable confusion as to the meaning of the term “balls-to-the-wall”.

  39. Timmer says:

    The kids from Chernobyl strut their stuff.

  40. Busby Bixley says:

    Anyone forgot to trip me with an Banana ?!

  41. richmac says:

    Unable to move for 6 hours, Russian army recruit Oleg Petrovich,was freed by fellow comrades after his repeated attempts to practice the “kick stand.” Russian doctors said the only long lasting effects were a high pitched voice and the inability to “perform!”

  42. Timmer says:

    Cialis…for when the time is right.

  43. Corporal James Brownov wows the troops during a break from drill.

  44. Larry Gunn says:

    Ok Boys!!!!!
    When you see the enemy…do this!!!
    it will confuse the hell out of them then we can
    hit them when their stunned….ITS THE ONLY WAY!!!