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
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. Bithead says:

    Ace moves in for the attack.

  2. Moe Lane says:

    You must be this tall to sack NYC.

  3. SgtFluffy says:

    A reminder to all civilizations to upgrade their Navy

  4. LJD says:

    Send us your… Pirates?

  5. “Take Me To Your Ladder, I’ll See Your Leader Later.”

  6. The pirates sailing parade in support of their right for an amnesty on illegal immigration, raping, pillaging and burning was lightly attended.

  7. LorgSkyegon says:

    Send us your tired, your poor, you huddled masses yearning to be free of ninjas.

  8. Pi-rates About 3.14

  9. McCain says:

    Give me your tired, your yachtsmen…

  10. Hey, pirates! You think you’re smelly? Get a whiff of a 120-year-old underarm! Arrgh!

  11. dougrc says:

    Cap’n, look, it’s eyes follow us when we move…creepy!

  12. Lindy R. Dole says:

    The crew of the Black Pearl, once again cursed, did not attract that much suspicion in New York City. They did earn a decent living as cabbies however.

  13. “All Condoms On Deck!”

  14. Ingress says:

    “Give me your tired, your poor, your weird …”

  15. Rachel Edith says:

    “They look tired but not poor. Do they look huddled? Ahhh now, refuse is in the eye of the beholder. Definitely, assuredly tempest-tost. Welcome mates. C’mon ashore me hearties.”

  16. 1) Yarrgh! Amnesty for all!

    2) What you can’t see in this picture are the 6 pirates “Hangin Out” on the other side of Lady Liberty’s torch

    3) The captain suddenly told the crew to turn hard right back to sea when he suspected the points of Liberty’s crowns to be “Hanging Polls.”

  17. DaveD says:

    Ted Kennedy and Ted Stevens are caught sneaking back to the US mainland after running a clandestine reconnaissance operation on the wind farm location in Nantucket Sound.

  18. McCain says:

    French battleship arrives to reclaim an old gift.

  19. Rachel Edith says:

    Sorry, this entrance is closed. Have you tried Florida? Or perhaps along the Mexican border?

  20. Maggie says:

    The Homeland Security Agency has announced that New York has a major problem with its early warning system. Apparently Miss Liberty cannot send out an alert for “two if by sea.”

  21. Maggie says:

    Heading up the Hudson, Pittsburgh fans foolishly dream of a World Series “battle” with New York.

  22. spacemonkey says:

    Ahoy! Begging ye pardon ye tall Green wench, Which be the way to Pittsburg?

  23. FreakyBoy says:

    Yee landlubbin’ scurvey ridden maniacs! Yar blew it up! Arrrrrrr! Damn yee! God damn yee�all ta hell!

  24. Lindy R. Dole says:

    September 19th came early this year, Yarr!

  25. McCain says:

    In the finest tradition of our immigrant heritage, President Bush proposes a Guest Bilker Program.

  26. Maggie says:

    We have just learned that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s 17-page letter to Dubya was just a “stall for time”. It has now become apparent that he had actually ordered the Iranian Navy to commence its attack on The Evil Satan before the letter was even dropped in the mail.

  27. Maggie says:

    While yesterday’s immigrants stopped at Ellis Island, today’s illegals bypass our laws, leaving us to wonder “Why we don’t send them up the river?”

  28. Maggie says:

    Desperately Seeking Amnesty.

  29. Maggie says:

    After strident questioning from OTB regarding her numerous entries, Maggie sheepishly responded, “But Lady Liberty has always been an inspiration to me.”

  30. kaos says:

    You don’t look so friggin poor, tired or huddled. Let alone one of the masses.

  31. Maggie says:

    Right-wing bloggers have positioned an advance team in preparation to “swift-boat” the Senator from New York in 2008. Dems are sure to cry: “we wuz robbed.”

    (n.b. OTB – You have my solemn VOW, THIS is the LAST submission I will make for this pic! Does anyone have the phone number for Captioners Anonymous?)

  32. Bring me your tired, your hungry, your poor scripts…

    After the Immigration Reform Act of 2006, this year’s four legally allowed immigrants came in together on a catamaran.

    Sailor 1: “This water’s cold.”
    Sailor 2: “Depp too.”

  33. Ahmedinejad announces Iran’s new nuclear powered aircraft carrier and boldly sails it right up the Hudson.

  34. “Ain’t That The Woman That Played On West Wing?”

  35. “I Hope She Takes Master Card.”

  36. Brutus says:

    In other news, some American Islamic groups scream “racist” when coast guard catches Mohammad Attah’s retarded younger brother attempting to take out another NY landmark…

  37. Tim Worth says:

    “Arr! Avast boys! ‘Tis the very monster I saw that night Cook prepared those most peculiar mushrooms!”

  38. Meghan Cracker says:

    Illegal Immigrant’s are pirates and should be torched by Justice through presidential approval…and a “guest worker program.”