Tuesday, April 26, 2011

281 Times

... is the total of attempts that Roger Ebert has filed in the New Yorker Cartoon Caption weekly contest before finally winning.  Geeeezzz!  I entered the 1st one and then followed with an inconsistent 20-25 or so without a bite of even placing among the weekly 3 for the final round.  If it took the much wiser and wittier Mr. Ebert 281 times...  Well, I feel better knowing that and have commenced self-deluding myself that I'm on the cusp.

Ha!

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Some of those "runners up" samples make me wonder if the eds don't choose their winners at random. The monster truck cartoon particularly tickled my funny-bone.
 
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