New Caption Contest

Discussion in 'Bag End' started by HLGStrider, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. HLGStrider

    HLGStrider All Knowing Magic Cat

    I think we should restart the caption contest. The old thread has some awesome captions, but a lot of the links and attachments are no longer good which makes it difficult to admire the humor of the original posts. However, it is a fun game, and I think having a new thread devoted to it might spark interest from new members. Also, with a new movie coming out, we should be provided with new images. We need to have ground rules for when the picture poster does not declare a winner within a timely manner. Maybe by leaving it up to public vote? Anyway, that can be hashed out later. If I get anyone interested in this, they can show interest by posting a picture or by just saying they are interested and I will post a picture.
     
  2. Starbrow

    Starbrow Tolkien Fan

    Even though I don't post much, I enjoy reading the captions others put up.
     
  3. Prince of Cats

    Prince of Cats Among the Trees

    Great Idea!

    Maybe no longer than 7 days after the last response (and as early as they wish) the image poster should pick a winner? And in the case that the image poster is MIA, perhaps after 12 days someone else is welcome to claim boredom and post a new image?

    To get it started, how about This one?
     
  4. HLGStrider

    HLGStrider All Knowing Magic Cat

    To start with the obvious


    Gee, man, how about a breath mint?
     
  5. Adanedhel

    Adanedhel Son of Thalion

    where did you find this awesome picture, prince of cats? Is there a site?
     
  6. Starbrow

    Starbrow Tolkien Fan

    I said to pick up your dirty socks off the floor NOW!

    (I think my children see me as a balrog when I tell them to do something.)
     
  7. Prince of Cats

    Prince of Cats Among the Trees

    Is that an entry? :*D:*D

    http://thesecretfire.tumblr.com/page/9

    I'm glad to see the game taking off!
     
  8. Adanedhel

    Adanedhel Son of Thalion

    Sorry, prince of cats, but i didn't understand your last post. what dou you mean? ( i didn't quarell. it's just that english isn't my mother- language).
    oh, and thanks for the site. great images!
     
  9. Prince of Cats

    Prince of Cats Among the Trees

    This is a caption contest game. One person posts a picture, and other members post captions to the picture.

    Traditionally a caption is a phrase beneath a photo that can either be quoting people speaking in the picture or making an observation or clarifying the picture. Here's a traditional example:

    [​IMG]

    Then on the other hand, there's ...

    [​IMG]

    :D

    So I asked if your question was an entry, because the Balrog could be asking (or yelling in the face of) Gandalf "Where did you get those images?? They're awesome!!" [​IMG]
     
  10. HLGStrider

    HLGStrider All Knowing Magic Cat

    Okay, how about. . .

    "That's when they knew it was true love."

    or

    "Ve have vays of making you talk!"
     
  11. Adanedhel

    Adanedhel Son of Thalion


    OOOOOOOOhhh... now i get it... [​IMG] . nice, i'll find also an image
     
  12. Prince of Cats

    Prince of Cats Among the Trees

    It's a contest; if the person who posts the image (me in this case) picks your response as the winner of the caption contest (either for being funny, clever or some other reason) then you get to post your image.

    I'll wait another day or two and pick a winner. There are some good entries so far :*)
     
  13. Prince of Cats

    Prince of Cats Among the Trees

    Aaand We Have a Winner!!

    :D Very funny caption to the picture, Stawbrow! And great entries by Elgee too! Thanks everyone for playing! Starbrow - you're up :*up
     
  14. Adanedhel

    Adanedhel Son of Thalion

  15. Meldon

    Meldon Registered User

    how about: "Boo!"
     
  16. HLGStrider

    HLGStrider All Knowing Magic Cat

    Actually, because she won the last picture, Starbrow gets to post and judge the next one. If she is AWOL for awhile we'll pass the torch, but it hasn't really been long enough to do that yet.
     
  17. Starbrow

    Starbrow Tolkien Fan

    It's okay with me if we go with Adanedhel's picture.

    Here's my caption entry:

    Why do my flashlight batteries always die just when I really need them?
     
  18. Adanedhel

    Adanedhel Son of Thalion

    thanks for giving way starbrow. and really, nice entry!:*up
     
  19. Prince of Cats

    Prince of Cats Among the Trees

    Melkor: The original Matador of Middle Earth :*D
     
  20. HLGStrider

    HLGStrider All Knowing Magic Cat

    Honey! There's a spider out here! KILL IT! KILL IT!

    or

    Ooooh, shiny. . .


    or

    Melkor knew she wouldn't say no when she saw the size of the ring he'd bought. Unfortunately, he didn't realize that Ungoliant was part black widow.
     

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