Caption Contest Winners

The Go Fast, Turn Left Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.



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First: Cowboy BlobSometimes, the race card is called for.

Second: Triumph – Welcome to the world of Obama’s transportation policy.

Third: William d’Inger – The solar powered Canadian model is no match for the flatulence powered Goremobile.


John425 – It was only AFTER they invented bumpers, that bumper car rides became popular.

Maggie Mama – Thanks to President Obama the “Beltway” is rarely congested these days.

elliot – Marge, would you look at that American driver speeding like that. He must be going 15 mph eh?


I’m putting you in the wall, Gordon.

Shitty Shitty Bang Bang

The obamhotepMonday Contest is having an Obamalanche

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. elliot says:

    Thanks for the HM – Elliot

  2. William d'Inger says:

    Woo hoo, third. Is it permissible to gloat? OK, so third rhymes with turd and I hate to do worse than first, but at least I got on the board.

    Speaking of punch cards and toggle switches, Rodney, did you ever have to toggle in the RIM loader on a PDP-8I? If I remember correctly, it went …
    7756 LoadAddr
    6032 Deposit
    6031 Deposit
    5357 Deposit

    One of my old high school classmates was on the Computer Science faculty in Wisconsin although I don’t know the specific campus. His name was Meyer or Meyers. Actually, I knew his wife Barbara from junior high school.

  3. rodney dill says:

    Never touched a PDP-8, but I did have to toggle in patches and data into a 32K Modcomp computer. They still had ‘core’ memory so they retained memory even when switched them off. Which doesn’t sound so impressive anymore with the advent of flash drives.