Caption Contest Winners

The Shovel Ready – Redux Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.


(AP Photo/Rob Carr)


First: FormerHostage – Pie Jesu Domine, dona eis requiem [bonk!]

Second: John Burgess‘Dang! I could have had a V-8 snow blower!’

Third: BasilFlick and Schwartz were right; it will stick!


Wyatt EarpThe bad economy is really affecting Carnac the Magnificent.

scotty – Never lick the shovel and stick it to your head.

yetanotherjohn – Good news is unemployment is down, bad news it is expected to go back up when the snow melts this spring.

IrishTexan – …and then my crazy wife went all ‘Elin Woods’ on me because I wouldn’t shovel the driveway……

elliot – AAhhh, I forgot the damn instructions.

Rachel Edith – “Take me out to the ball game …”


The Home Alone movie sequel’s just weren’t as interesting after Kevin turned 32.

Man, this snow keeps falling I’ll have more flakes than Washington D.C.

Damn… My Toyota Snowshovel is stuck again.

The afghanmanMonday Contest is the bleeder of the pack.

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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. elliot says:

    Thanks for the HM – Elliot

  2. physics geek says:

    I see that the #1 answer was popular among respondents.