OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Thick and The Dead Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

The Thick and The Dead Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.
> theduke

REUTERS/Brian Frank


First: Todd – I woulda been a great cowboy … the best .. I’m tellin you, the Indians, they woulda loved me.

Second: Doug Mataconis“John Wayne? I like movie stars who didn’t die.”

Third: Hal_10000True Grit and True Git


michael reynolds – The Duke and the Dick.

OzarkHillbilly – That’s mighty bold talk for a squinty eyed fat man with a ferret on his head.

Surreal American – The Shootist and The Lootist.

CrustyDem – Rooster Cogburn and the cocked-up rooster

Franklin – You feel lucky, partner? Well, do ya?

Paul HoosonChanneling the Duke, Trump proclaims, “Alright Pilgrim, we’ll line the immigrants up in circle…”

Robert W. Armijo“He’s standing right behind me, isn’t he?”

Donald Sensing – I knew John Wayne. John Wayne was a friend of mine. And you, sir, are no John Wayne.


Trump: “You’d do it for Randolph Scott!”

One shoots from the hip, speaks in platitudes, has a distinctive voice, and plastic hair… and the other is John Wayne.

Trump: “I always looked up to the Duke for inspiration.”
John Wayne: “I was gay, you know.”
Trump: “Shut up, you perv.”
John Wayne: “I’m your huckleberry.”

John Wayne: “Stand still pardner… I’m a gonna shoot that weasel off’n your head.”

FILED UNDER: Uncategorized, , , , ,
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. OzarkHillbilly says:

    I’d say I liked somebody else’s in particular, but the spam bot still has me banned. 😉

  2. OzarkHillbilly says:

    WOO HOOOOOOOOO!!!!! I can comment in real time once again, James fixed it for me…. for the moment. I’ll have to send him a xmas goose or a bottle of single malt or maybe just a short e-mail saying I can comment again and thanx…. I’ll decide tomorrow.

    As to who’s I liked best, they were all so good. It was such a rich vein to mine Rodney- good choice.