OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM

Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin travels in Russia's first high speed train Sapsan in Leningrad Region

REUTERS/Ria Novosti/Alexei Druzhinin/Pool

Winners will be announced after Tuesday 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. MHipple says:

    “Midnight train to Georgia.”
    “Don’t talk to me before I’ve had my morning polonium.”
    “Hrm… not as fun as riding my bear.”

  2. jd says:

    Brrr. Guess I’ll keep my shirt on.

  3. Paul Hooson says:

    Putin On The Ritz?

  4. Paul Hooson says:

    Here I sit up early in the morning making up stupid punchlines about Russian strongman Putin, when I know that I have a tough day ahead of me auditioning new strippers for my club. Oh, the daily grind! The daily grind….

  5. Paul Hooson says:

    I hear Bill Cosby is endorsing a new product, Jello Putin….

  6. Paul Hooson says:

    Thank God I live in America…..my jokes would probably Putin me in a Russian prison…They’re not good…

  7. Paul Hooson says:

    Putin? Didn’t his wife tell him that last night in bed?

  8. Paul Hooson says:

    So this comrade is driving his pet Russian bear in his Russian GAZ automobile and gets pulled over by a Moscow policeman. Russian policeman tells comrade, “Why you not take Russian bear to zoo?”. Comrade explains, “Took bear to zoo. He like it so much, bear now want to go to the beach…”

  9. Paul Hooson says:

    “Hey comrade. What jokes about Putin by Paul Hooson and Putin himself have in common? Give up comrade? No sense of humor….”

  10. Mu says:

    Putin visiting his newly acquired Canadian provinces

  11. Paul Hooson says:

    Russian bear show up in Moscow theater. Usher shocked, explain, “I expected to see Chechen terrorist before I would see bear in theater…”.

  12. Woody says:

    Is that Gene Wilder?

  13. Paul Hooson says:

    He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice…. He’s deciding who to jail when the Olympics are over….

  14. Paul Hooson says:

    Russia: Putin president for life….USA: Clintons president for life….No difference…

  15. Paul Hooson says:

    Absolute power corrupts absolutely?

  16. Paul Hooson says:

    “What’s the biggest difference between China and Russia? A lot more crap to sell…”

  17. Paul Hooson says:

    “I wonder if the Russian Georgia has a Jimmy Carter?”

  18. Paul Hooson says:

    “Dear St. Nicholas….I’d a new suit. I’d like one of the latest electronic gadgets to play with….Oh, yeah, and no political opponents….”

  19. Paul Hooson says:

    Outside The Borsch-Belt?

  20. Paul Hooson says:

    “Russian trains very advanced comrade…..Run on hamsters on treadmill….”

  21. OzarkHillbilly says:

    My morning tea is so much better when brewed from the bitter tears of Chechen patriots terrorists.

  22. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Sooooo, Sochi, I must look properly angered and surprised at the inevitable terrorist bombing.

  23. OzarkHillbilly says:

    My plan to revitalize the Russian automotive industry is coming together. First thing we need is someplace to put all those cars and soon we will have the World’s Largest Parking lot in the Caucasus.

  24. C. Clavin says:

    I’ve missed W so much…Since he looked into my soul that day.

  25. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Putin rides the WWI munitions train he found while diving in the Black Sea. Surprisingly enough, it was still in near perfect condition!

  26. OzarkHillbilly says:

    OK, we got the Ukraine back. Now who should be my next victim ally?

  27. OzarkHillbilly says:

    @C. Clavin: Why does not Obama swoon to my charms the way W did?

  28. Barfour says:

    Putin suddenly realized that there was no more political opponents to be vanquished. He would have cried but he is as cold as ice, he cannot shed tears.

  29. RockThisTown says:

    “If you like your gulag, you can keep your gulag . . . .”

  30. RockThisTown says:

    “I have a Super Bowl ring, so my resolution for 2014 is to own America & all NFL franchises . . .”

  31. RockThisTown says:

    “Ahhh, I love the smell of being dictator in the morning.”

  32. RockThisTown says:

    “Now that Kim Jong Un has a ski lift . . . I must challenge him to a skiing contest.”

  33. Barfour says:

    “Those Pussy Riot members are sooo hot! If I haven’t imprizoned them, I’ll have a chance with at least one of them. That was the wrong move. Damnit! Now I can only imagine them twerking…..”

  34. al-Ameda says:

    “Asylum to Donald Trump? I don’t think so.”

  35. RockThisTown says:

    “I’m dreaming of a Snowden-less Christmas, just like the ones I used to know . . . . .”

  36. RockThisTown says:

    “My approval rating is twice that of Obama’s. I must figure out a way to make it triple!”

  37. Tillman says:

    “I’m glad I live in a world where I hold power over life and death.”

  38. Tillman says:

    “That’s right, Sun. Retreat before the glory that is Vladimir Putin.”

  39. rodney dill says:

    “Hmmmm…. I wonder if Estragon is still waiting for him…..”

  40. He who must not be named says:

    “I’m going to need more stevia.”

  41. He who must not be named says:

    Putin sings his favorite song softly while stirring his tea, “I’m so Vlad, I’m so Vlad, I’m Vlad, I’m Vlad, I’m Vlad.”

  42. He who must not be named says:

    Pooty-poot’s flatulence often causes him to have to eat alone.

  43. Pinky says:

    “I don’t always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer Dos Equis.”

  44. He who must not be named says:

    Strelnikov still has his own train.

  45. Pinky says:

    Bears brag about wrestling him.
    Former KGB agents hide from him.
    He once gave chemical weapons to Syria, and when he asked for them back, they returned them and said “thank you”.
    When he ran for President of Russia, the old president stepped aside.
    He’s the world’s most interesting man.

    “Stay oppressed, my friends.”

  46. Mu says:

    you forgot: “Chuck Norris apologized for stepping on his shadow”

  47. HiPlanesDrifter says:

    “Wear leather. Drink hot vodka. Talk about getting world domination.”

  48. Pinky says:

    @Mu: The ones I listed are kind of based on real life. How about “he can beat up Steven Seagal”. Oh, and one I should have added, “NFL players give him their Superbowl rings”.

  49. He who must not be named says:

    And there in the buffet car I wait for eternity, or Basingstoke or Reading.

  50. He who must not be named says:

    When I was just a baby my Mama told me, “Son,
    Join the KGB and learn to play with guns.”
    I shot a man in Moscow just to watch him die.
    When I heard Pussy Riot singin’ I hung my head and sighed.

    I’m with those rich folks eatin’ in that fancy dining car.
    We’re certainly drinking coffee and eating caviar.
    I know they had it comin’, I know they can’t be free.
    Pussy Riot keeps a singin’ and that’s what tortures me.

  51. It appears that I haven’t gotten the trains to run on time yet.

  52. John425 says:

    Putin: “That #@%@^&4%#@*&* Aeroflot! They no take American Express and now I ride Siberian Express”

  53. anjin-san says:

    Conservative hearts everywhere are beating a little faster…

  54. He who must not be named says:

    Progressive hearts sigh heavily wishing Obama had as much power…

  55. rudderpedals says:

    “This coffee smells like death and tastes like sh1t”

  56. Hal_10000 says:

    Don’t make it tougher on yourself, Mr. Bond! My orders are to kill you and deliver the Lektor. How I do it is my business. It’ll be slow and painful.

  57. He who must not be named says:

    I’m too sexy for Milan, too sexy for Milan…

  58. He who must not be named says:

    I’m so lonely, so lonely, so lonely and sadly alone.
    There’s no one, just me only, sitting on my little throne.
    I work really hard and make up great plans,
    But nobody listens, no one understands.
    And so I’m lonely, a little lonely, poor little me.

  59. Jc says:

    Come on ride my train, or I shoot you, right? Come on ride my train, or I shoot you, right?

  60. anjin-san says:

    @ He who must not be named says

    Progressive hearts sigh heavily wishing Obama had as much power…

    So you admit that the endless conservative bleating about Obama being a “dictator” is utter BS? Thanks for clearing that up.

  61. He who must not be named says:

    I admit nothing, least of all any straw man caricatures of your projection issues. Who said I am a conservative anyway?

  62. Pinky says:

    @anjin-san: Don’t be that guy.

  63. @HerbCarmen says:

    “Next stop, District 12.”

  64. John425 says:

    Putin: “Is nice Siberian train. I don’t know why Solzhenitsyn was so unhappy with his train ride.”

  65. rodney dill says:


    How about “he can beat up Steven Seagal”.

    At least he can act better than Steven Seagal.