Thursday, October 2, 2014

CAPTION CONTEST: Our favorites, plus another cartoon

Posted By on Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 1:04 PM

On Monday, we shared the cartoon (at right) from a local artist named Dave Rowles, asking our readers to help write the caption. Below are some of our favorites:

"I told you not to pull that rope..." — Adam Musa

"It leans to the left, just like the city council..." —  Rusty Jackson

"This structure's a lot like you, Don. I see it all the time, but lately I'm not sure why it's here, what good it does and I really want to divorce it." — Trefor J. Collins

But if we had to choose a winner, it would be from Paul Secrest: "When the time comes, our marmot overlords will use it to summon their legions to the surface." 

Dave, by the way, had originally submitted the cartoon with a simple but funny caption — "The tent leaks." — and he was so inspired by readers' reaction this week, he created a whole new image. (Next Monday, we'll post another artwork in need of caption assistance.)

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Jacob H. Fries is the editor of the Inlander. In that position, he oversees editorial coverage of the paper and occasionally contributes his own writing. Before joining the paper, he wrote for numerous publications, including the Tampa Bay Times, the Boston Globe and the New York Times. He grew up in Spokane Valley...