CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #858

It’s that time again!

The scores after the last round:

Squirrel2412 102
Tinnittin 97
EricH 78
Tomithy 74
efoote868 69
GaryVoshol 68
gellnick 66
Osby 63
Wayne Doenges 63
quin 63
cgmv123 62
DonRotolo 52
Karaoke 29
EricKline 24
rsisk 24
GeeTwo 20
NatsirtD 10
gixxy 8
jackoleary 8
Andy Baker 5
clonedcheese 5
AustinShalit 4
ari_2412 3
PeterR 2
Emiliano6181 2
Amicus1 2

The rules, for the newbies.

And the picture:

As always, the deadline is nominally Sunday at midnight Eastern.


Preparing a budget Cone of Silence.


Let’s see how many people get the reference.


Get Smart, both the TV show and the movie had it appear as I recall.


Stacking before Recycle Rush made it boring.

It’s said if you build a better mousetrap, the world will make a path to your door.

What about a Demon trap?

We built a life size Mouse Trap game!
Why are you hiding?
I’ve seen what happens to the mouse in the board game.

The mechanical team’s smiling because this year (2005) was the first year ever the programmers weren’t ready for the robot… the CMU camera kept fidgeting but finding that vision tetra was impossible.

Tom was the one who designed the manipulator mechanism. He knew how finicky it was. So when the time came to pose with the robot with the tetras overhead, he was smart enough to take cover under the table.

Reference gotten, and Billfred, if I end up winning something, please give it to EricH instead if his post doesn’t already place above mine. I haven’t seen that show in years.

Mentor 1: “Let’s try and hold the camera a little higher for the next shot”
Mentor 2: “But then we will see even less of the students”
Mentor 1: “So what, go ahead and hold it a little higher. The circular light reflection needs to be in the center of the rear Tetra in order to make it look like the Illuminati symbol”

The Transcendental Robotics Club finds their robot is more powerful if stored under the magical pyramids at night.

So, who is on transportation of the robot?

Seconds later, these members of 858 learned firsthand why you should always wear safety glasses and/or hide beneath a table during team photos.

The design was perfect, until they tried to get it out the door.

Let’s build an apparatus to harness gamma rays and get superpowers!

Insert “I understood that reference” gif.

And my entry:
“You turned my clothes rack into WHAT?”

While testing whether the Power of Pyramids was a real thing or not, they got tripped up when they made tetrahedrons instead.

Side note: The lettuce wilted, but the Twinkies stayed fresh.

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Wow, the entries stacked up, huh?

First place goes to:

Second place goes to:

And the burn award goes to:

Which means the scores are:

Squirrel2412 104
Tinnittin 102
EricH 80
Tomithy 76
efoote868 72
GaryVoshol 70
gellnick 68
Osby 65
Wayne Doenges 65
quin 65
cgmv123 64
DonRotolo 62
Karaoke 29
rsisk 26
EricKline 24
GeeTwo 20
NatsirtD 10
gixxy 8
jackoleary 8
Andy Baker 5
clonedcheese 5
AustinShalit 4
Amicus1 4
ari_2412 3
PeterR 2
Emiliano6181 2


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