Cartoon Caption Contest review

David Fitzsimmons is on vacation, so there will be no cartoon caption contests for a few weeks. To stave off witty caption withdrawal, we present the winning captions and their cartoons from earlier contests.

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of May 2, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of May 2, 2011

This week’s winner is: joe m. (joetmidd),”Hop on! The cliff is just ahead.” And the runners up are: Cyd D. (govinsider), “Hi ya partner - Gary Hayes of the RTA here. Hop aboard - I'm takin' this thing over the cliff!” and Tobin R. (trosen1111),”Be careful. They've been trying to throw a lot …

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of May 16, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of May 16, 2011

This week’s winner is: Dale S. (thats me),” The Southwest will rise again.”and the runners up are: Bill H. (83918),”C'mon sign it! You know it's a bird-brain idea."and L. S. (Captioneer),” I'm posing for a founding father statue. Don't get any ideas...”Each Monday the Star will publish a Fit…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of May 23, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of May 23, 2011

This week’s winner is: Don K. (Nico),“He hosts an AM radio show from 1 to 5 on weekdays.” The runners up are: Gerry C. (chucklehead52),"..not only is he annoying,but he's always sending crackers back to his family in Guatemala.." and Vince P. (VincentP),”Yeah, I tried to teach him to say com…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of  May 30, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of May 30, 2011

Tom V. (parkthebus),”Too bad ‘Support Our Troops’ is only a bumper sticker.” And the runners up are: Paul A. (Evel K),”War has more casualties than just the wounded and the dead.” And Greg R. (4073), “Here's an example of the one's we lost who didn't die.” Each Monday the Star will publish a…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of June 13, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of June 13, 2011

This week’s winner is: Greg R. (4073),”Hey guys, this is no time to act like a politician.” And the runners up are: L. S. (Captioneer),”At least it will be a dry heat.” And Tobin R. (trosen1111),”Keep gnawing at it, guys. The CAP canal is around here somewhere.”Each Monday the Star will publ…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of June 20, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of June 20, 2011

This week's winner is: Tom L. (tliguore), "Dr. Monsoon will be here shortly and will fix you right up! " and the runners up are Richard B. (Airport), "This patient will need a lot of TLC. " And John H. (Conservative Democrat), "Maybe next time you will listen when I tell you to thin it down.…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of June 27, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of June 27, 2011

The winner of this week's caption contest is Bill B. (4485), for "More shovel ready work..." And the runners up are: Tobin R. (trosen1111),"Only you can prevent an intense clanging sound followed by little tweeting cartoon birds circling your head." And Barbara L. (5817), "Only YOU can preve…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of July 4, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of July 4, 2011

This week's winner is: David K. (iamkilroi),"I thought you said it was going to look like a smiley face."And the runners up are: John R. (JMRaymond),"Cashing in on the environment again I see!" and Bo B. (6001),"OK. Let's make a deal. You dig up Southern Arizona to sell copper to China and w…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of July 11, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of July 11, 2011

This week's winner is: John H. (Conservative Democrat),"Mission Accomplished."And the runners up are: Hugh J. (1406),"This excludes, of course, violence caused by the guns we gave them." And Paul A. (Evel K),"I continue to stand behind my statement that the border has never been more secure.…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of July 18, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of July 18, 2011

This week's winner is: Faith T. (sunflowergirl), "Pretty good SurroundSound, don't you think? Next comes the Waterworks."And the runners up are: Craig M. (ctmadison)"Metal lawn chairs, open flat space, lightning bolts all around and buttered popcorn--what could possibly go wrong?" andJeff L.…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of July 25, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of July 25, 2011

This week's winner isDave W. (Dave W)," Delivery... New giraffes for the zoo and chimps for the council!"And the runners up are: Kurt S. (SauerKraut),"I'm looking for an apprentice zookeeper. Know anyone?" and L. S. (Captioneer),"Honk if you believe in climate change."Each week the Star publ…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of Aug. 3, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of Aug. 3, 2011

This week's winner is: Greg R. (4073),"What? ... You said toss the rancor?"And the runners up are: Mqartin B. (xochi1),"But Mr. President, he's having so much fun!" and Tobin R. (trosen1111), "Abandon bi-partisan-ship!"Each Wednesday the Star publishes a Fitz cartoon without a caption. We wa…

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of Aug. 10, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of Aug. 10, 2011

This week's winner is:Jeff F. (Lounge Singer),"Be sure to tweet after each class and let me know how your day is going."And the runners up are: John R. (JMRaymond),"Don't worry. I'm sure the job market will be back when you graduate college!"Paul A. (Evel K), "If the Schwan's truck is still …

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of Aug. 17, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of Aug. 17, 2011

This week's winner is: David N. (DudeDaveSweet), "You have no idea how many trash cans I had to knock over to find this thing." And the runners up are: Richard B. (Airport), "We only ask that you not appoint a study committee to come up with a wish before you blow out the candle." And Craig …

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of Aug. 24, 2011

Cartoon Caption Contest: Week of Aug. 24, 2011

This week's winner is: L. S. (Captioneer),"It feels like a 6.0, but I bet S&P downgrades it to 5.8." And the runners up are: Gary H. (Gary53),"Feel that? That was our retirement fund hitting bottom." and Colt C. (ColtCassidy),"Look out! Obama's approval ratings just slipped again!"Each W…

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