OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM

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. John Burgess says:

    Can’t afford the fuel to send it into space… maybe it’ll work as a submarine.

    Space Quest meets Sea Quest

  2. Tillman says:

    God, the parking violations alone, no wonder they thought this was cheaper.

  3. Joe’s wife is going to be surprised when he brings his latest garage sale find home.

  4. OldSouth says:


  5. Jeremy says:

    The only reason Captain Kirk had that bridge dropped on him in Generations was because he had an innate fear of retiring from Starfleet and becoming a barge driver.

  6. Jeremy says:

    So…is New York City now the Final Frontier?

    (Perhaps I should add “For Freedom!”)

  7. Tillman says:

    Best episode of Swamp People ever.

  8. walt moffett says:

    They’re bringing the old boy home.

  9. JKB says:

    Sooner or later, public transportation is towed off somewhere to rust.

  10. Fog says:

    OK, we’ve got her turned into the wind. Now we need more speed!

  11. al-Ameda says:

    “On the way to China, to be broken down, reassembled, and sold to America”

  12. Eric Florack says:

    * Scotty… blow the hatch!!!!

    * Sullivans landing on the hhudson v2.0

  13. Jeremy says:

    “At Progressive, we cover everything! Except that.”

  14. rodney dill says:

    @Jeremy: Flo will be so disappointed.

  15. Eric says:

    This is actually a really nice picture.

  16. rodney dill says:

    @Eric: I liked this view of the shuttle too,

    (Shuttle Image)

    Unless you were talking about the view of the clouds and the bridge.

  17. Bennett says:

    A Floridian retiring to New York? Doing it wrong.

  18. Idiot says:

    To infinity and….. oh nevermind.

  19. roger says:

    – Enterprise goes waterskiing.

    – Now I understan why they use nautical terms on Star Trek.

    – Looks like Navy beat Air Force.

    – Kirk: Scotty, Warp Factor 7!
    Scotty: Din canna do ca’tin.Ya see da “No wake sign?”

    – On the Enterprise’s playlist: “Slow Ride,” “Take The Long Way Home” and Bonnie and Delaney’s “Coming Home”.

  20. jd says:

    “Enterprise? This is the bridge.”

  21. Drew says:

    Pres Obama was simply beaming at the “green version” of the Space Shuttle.

  22. Idiot says:

    There be whales!!!!

  23. “Captain, it is the Enterprise.”

  24. Argon says:

    Another perfect emergency landing by Chesley Sullenberger. What a pilot!

  25. physics geek says:


    Gonna need a bigger boat.

    The final scene for Free Willy 4 is somewhat less heartwarming than that of its predecessors.

  26. rodney dill says:

    Houston… we have a problem.

  27. John425 says:

    Lot #3 in Sotheby’s catalog. “From a national collection: Important Space Vehicle. Owner needs cash.”

  28. grizzlybare says:

    With Romney’s war chest growing, Obama brings out his latest


  29. grizzlybare says:

    Green Idea # 709,001

    Sink the shuttle to encourage coral polyp growth on Neptune’s floor.

    Gaia, and Algore would approve……

  30. grizzlybare says:

    There’s no more room under Bam’s bus…now he’ll be
    chucking them under the shuttle….

  31. grizzlybare says:

    Bringing out the regime’s NEW shuttle, powered by a combination
    of “solar wind”….and liberal flatulence.

  32. rodney dill says:


  33. Bill says:

    Captain. I’m having trouble lifting off with this new algae fuel oil. Can we go back to the old $4.00 a gallon stuff.

  34. Tillman says:

    Your parachute’s deployed.

  35. rodney dill says:


  36. Excuse me, but isn’t this the way Star Trek: The Search for Spock ended?

  37. Captain Sully returns to the helm to pilot the U.S.S. Enterprise for its final voyage home.

  38. jd says:

    Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall, Ninety-nine bottles of beeeeer…

  39. Captain Sully pilots the helm of the U.S.S. Enterprise, rescuing it for the final voyage home.

  40. Sal says:

    secret recycle project

    “nowhere bomber”

  41. Sal says:

    ” A N D…..
    the next jump will be a back-flip over the bridge with a twist”
    2012 UN Council Meeting Break

  42. Jeremy says:

    World’s Largest Bird Dropping.

  43. He who must not be named says:

    A three hour tour…

    If you look carefully you can see two lanterns are hung aloft in the belfry arch of the North Church tower.

    So a Space Shuttle Commander walks into a bar and says, “Anybody know where I can get a rub and a tug?”

    If only we had a high speed rail line built to transport space shuttles…

    She’s a witch!

    Today’s entry in the Jeffrrey Leonard Invitational…

    “Sir, Stargate vortex descending at eleven o’clock.”

    “In our youth, our hearts were touched with fire.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Sail on silver girl. Sail on by. Your time has come to shine, all your dreams are on their way. See how they shine. When you need a friend, I’m sailing right behind.

    It’s a metaphor for the future of NASA.

  44. rodney dill says:

    DRUDGEBREAKING: Pentagon releases plans for new down-sized aircraft carrier — USS Barack Obama… Developing…

  45. Michael Hamm says:

    NASA ferries the Enterprise to its final destination in front of the WTC Mega Mosque so that Muslims can feel good about themselves.

  46. MaggieMama says:

    Miracle on the Hudson II.

  47. You just can’t find good parking in NYC.

  48. “I’m sorry, Captain. But I’ve given you all she’s got. We just can’t break free of that tugboat’s tracker beam.”

  49. Ben Muniz says:

    Mobro 4000 looking for a place to dump a socialist pork barrel boondoggle onto the ash heap of history.

  50. CSK says:

    Riverboat casino gambling: You’re doin’ it wrong.