The New Yorker wants you to caption this gun cartoon!


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jlbraun
August 28, 2007, 03:17 PM
http://www.cartoonbank.com/CapContest/CaptionContest.aspx?affiliate=ny-caption

http://www.cartoonbank.com/CapContest/uploaded_images/070903_cartoon_7_contest_p400.gif

Winner get voted on and published. Good opportunity for a pro-gun message.

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ArmedBear
August 28, 2007, 03:20 PM
Hmmm... Looks like Mayor Bloomberg spent so much city government time and money on guns, he REALLY let the infrastructure go to ****!

JKimball
August 28, 2007, 03:29 PM
"Sarah Brady's explanation for how Cain slew Abel"

jlbraun
August 28, 2007, 03:30 PM
Thag told me about this thing. He called it a "democracy".

GTSteve03
August 28, 2007, 03:35 PM
Guns: The real reason dinosaurs became extinct. :rolleyes:

AndyC
August 28, 2007, 03:39 PM
"I'm glad they invented this before the telephone - do you have any idea how long it takes the cops to get here?"

skinnyguy
August 28, 2007, 03:43 PM
Do you think we could stop those marauding thieves from killing our clan with this? It looks like it would be great for getting food, too!

Submitted to the New Yorker.
(I would think that what they are looking for is an insurance slogan here, research Geico caveman)

Odd Job
August 28, 2007, 03:55 PM
You better wait here: no clubs are allowed in the gun.

jlbraun
August 28, 2007, 03:57 PM
AndyC, please tell me you submitted that!

glockman19
August 28, 2007, 04:01 PM
"I'm glad they invented this before the telephone - do you have any idea how long it takes the cops to get here?"

Funny

RnR
August 28, 2007, 04:09 PM
1) You're right, dino caliber it is! Civilization here we come!!

2) Wait a sec... don't yell FIRE just now will ya?!

3) Hey, mind if I ask you to take care of a global warming problem over yonder?

jlbraun
August 28, 2007, 04:28 PM
They say it's so simple, even we could use it.

tinygnat219
August 28, 2007, 10:43 PM
How the NRA's Eddie the Eagle Campaign came about: STOP! Don't Touch.
Leave the Area. Tell an Adult.

camslam
August 28, 2007, 11:20 PM
Thag told me about this thing. He called it a "democracy".

AWESOME! ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT.

Wait a sec... don't yell FIRE just now will ya?!
Hilarious.

There were a bunch of others that were good as well. Keep up the good work gentlemen.

pdowg881
August 28, 2007, 11:37 PM
Thag told me about this thing. He called it a "democracy".


Sounds great but maybe it should say:
Thag told me about this thing. He called it a "republic".
It's kind of a pet peeve of mine when people say our system of government is a democracy and don't beleive me when I say constitutional republic.

oneslowgun
August 29, 2007, 12:50 AM
1) "It's ten times our size Zog, and we aren't afraid of it. I wonder why the media is?"

2) "Ok, you win Thag. the biggest I've got is a S&W .500." "But I wanna watch when you shoot it."

3) "I told you Thag." "Don't waste your clams on a cheap holster, it won't hold your carry piece securely."

4) Dave waited. There were two of the tiny cavemen. Just two more and he would get the pencil and some glue. His new cleaning rod was almost complete.

geekWithA.45
August 29, 2007, 12:59 AM
"What caliber for miniature zombie cavemen?"

(Obviously, a THR "in joke")

Robert Hairless
August 29, 2007, 01:34 AM
"We can always pretend that it doesn't exist."

"But the sign said that this is a Gun Free Zone."

"Looks like the Holland Tunnel to me."

jonjon1885
August 29, 2007, 01:56 AM
well if its for the "New Yorker" then: I told you it would grow legs and kill some one!

But for the ANTI Anit-gun group: (caveman1) Man I knew these useless clubs would be outdated the second i bought one.(cave man 2) Dude I got a COLT!

.cheese.
August 29, 2007, 01:59 AM
"What caliber for miniature zombie cavemen?"

(Obviously, a THR "in joke")

HA! Somebody save this and crop out the cavemen. It will forever be the answer to future questions like, "What caliber for an asteroid?"

And yeah, they're obviously looking for: "So easy a caveman could do it."

but we shan't give that to them.

I propose:

"So Bob, I'm guessing you'll need a larger case tumbler?"

Cosmoline
August 29, 2007, 02:10 AM
"Well the gods left us the riddle of steel. Now we just need to find the riddle of smokeless powder."

"I told you he was bluffing."

jeepmor
August 29, 2007, 02:23 AM
"Top of the food chain here we come!"

Geno
August 29, 2007, 04:36 AM
Bertha?! Is that you?! You growed!

outerlimit
August 29, 2007, 05:17 AM
"Zorg, I just designed the first gun, how do you like it? I know the inside of the barrel is at least three times the diameter of the cylinder holes, but I built it off of the blueprints of some clueless cartoonist. I will perfect the design later."

Hkmp5sd
August 29, 2007, 05:33 AM
"Dang. God dropped his backup weapon again!"

ZeSpectre
August 29, 2007, 05:50 AM
Damn, now THAT'S a squib!

or

Well hollow points are okay but I prefer solids for T-Rex

Blackfork
August 29, 2007, 06:08 AM
If I'm not back in 30 minutes, take the rest of the men and report to Col Bowie.

zoom6zoom
August 29, 2007, 06:58 AM
That volcano over there has killed more people than this thing ever will!

yhtomit
August 29, 2007, 07:17 AM
"The Origins of MIniature Golf" :)

timothy

Glockman17366
August 29, 2007, 07:56 AM
"I'm glad they invented this before the telephone - do you have any idea how long it takes the cops to get here?"

AndyC...you've got the winner!!!
Did you submit it??

Master Blaster
August 29, 2007, 08:18 AM
Quick ZOG hide this before the women folk see it, if they find it they wont need us anymore.

kludge
August 29, 2007, 09:22 AM
"You're right, Stan, the bullet never touched the rifling."

-or-

"Marvin, You idiot! Open the action and unload before you stare down the barrel."

-or-

"The rifling looks brand new. How much you want for it?"

.cheese.
August 29, 2007, 09:26 AM
I know the inside of the barrel is at least three times the diameter of the cylinder holes, but I built it off of the blueprints of some clueless cartoonist. I will perfect the design later."

"You're right, Stan, the bullet never touched the rifling."

You guys noticed that too huh? I suppose it would work though.... just it wouldn't be accurate at all.

"I'm glad they invented this before the telephone - do you have any idea how long it takes the cops to get here?"

This is good, but needs to be made much shorter somehow. I don't have the answer to how though. Maybe something that gets across the same point without the same words ..... somehow.

everallm
August 29, 2007, 09:32 AM
"Wow, I could fit Jesse Jackson and the whole Rainbow Coalition in here....."

Crunker1337
August 29, 2007, 10:23 AM
Handguns: so easy a caveman can do it.

Civilization, here we come!

romma
August 29, 2007, 10:28 AM
Look Thag! Days ahead after many sunsets, they will dig this up and it will end internet caliber wars for good!

JLStorm
August 29, 2007, 10:40 AM
"I'm glad they invented this before the telephone - do you have any idea how long it takes the cops to get here?"

Best one yet!!!

SuperNaut
August 29, 2007, 12:28 PM
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i215/MojoPhilter/Self/cave-gun-1.png

Robert Hairless
August 29, 2007, 01:08 PM
New entry ...

"Hey, Zog, isn't that what our ancestors banned years ago?"

Think about it.

bender
August 29, 2007, 01:52 PM
clever, Mr. Hairless... my favorite one yet...

unfortunately most sheeple wouldn't get it....

springmom
August 29, 2007, 02:10 PM
I dunno, Frank....what caliber for wooly mammoth???

Springmom

Scanr
August 29, 2007, 03:00 PM
Cro-Magnum man

patentmike
August 29, 2007, 03:12 PM
"Cover me..."

If they are looking for an anti-gun message, isn't it ironic that they thought it was only natural to arm the noble savages with spears?

fordman650
August 29, 2007, 05:01 PM
See Fred Guns Don't Kill

Big Cat
August 29, 2007, 05:35 PM
- Grog fear what Grog not understand

- Caveman used tools and became an evolver, Modern man understands a sharp pointy stick is a tool just like a revolver

- Gun not kill dinosaur, global warming from volcano kill dinosaur

elrod
August 29, 2007, 06:07 PM
"and if you do buy it, do you think you can afford to shoot it?"

xd9fan
August 29, 2007, 07:14 PM
New entry ...

"Hey, Zog, isn't that what our ancestors banned years ago?"

Think about it.

Like That!!!

how about

"how liberals approach firearms"

(come on libs..its time to get out of the stone age)

bromdenlong
August 29, 2007, 07:49 PM
"No, it would compensate for my being unable to throw a rock at a thousand feet per second." ('compensate' in italics, please)"

"Cro-magnum man" is probably better, and probably the only one so far that has a chance of winning.

Scanr
August 29, 2007, 07:58 PM
Submit it, I did not want to fill out all my info.:D

Cosmoline
August 29, 2007, 08:49 PM
Pro-Magnum Man

dust_101
August 29, 2007, 09:08 PM
Thag, you stay here. I'll go get Mayor Bloomberg.

...but what I love is if you fill it out and submit it, you get a message:

Purchase this cartoon with the caption you submitted as a matted print for only $49.95 now.

Whoa!!! Hold me BACK!

AndyC
August 29, 2007, 10:39 PM
"Pro-magnum man" - love it :D

Edit: Yes, I submitted mine - I'm surprised you guys liked it, to be honest - I was trying for something with a bit more bite.

.cheese.
August 29, 2007, 11:45 PM
"and if you do buy it, do you think you can afford to shoot it?"

while I'm LOL'ing, sadly most wouldn't get it. Clever though.

kludge
August 30, 2007, 12:57 AM
"So waddya think, can you put a compensator on this thing? The recoil is killing me."

-or-

"Geez, Martin, I'm all for harvesting brontos humanely, but this is rediculous!"

-or-

"Yeah, I know the holster's pricey, but I can only get two out of a T-rex hide... Can I put you down for a matching belt?"

-or-

"This way if you miss COM by a few inches, it just doesn't matter."

-or-

"Overpenetration?!?! That's funny, Stan. What'd you make your cave out of, plaster?"

-or-

"Penetration?!?! With a bullet this big, do you really think that's gonna matter?"

-or-

"Yup, it's the new 500 Thousand Smith and Wesson. It's what the guys on THR recommended I get for 'woods carry.'"

The Guy
August 30, 2007, 02:19 AM
"Once the minaturization tech comes along, I'll be rich!"

And underneath,

Great Moments in History presents Zog Colt

jungleroy
August 30, 2007, 05:37 AM
So this is what spears look like in the future.
.
.
Thor says this is the only thing that will stop those big Tyrant-U-Saurus Rex's ..

foghornl
August 30, 2007, 08:41 AM
"Ogg, you been reading 30 minutes. This thing must be a 'Ruger'."

Bad joke about Rugers "Safety Novel" roll-stamped on barrels of their guns.

romma
August 30, 2007, 11:48 AM
I would love to be a fly on the wall when the editors start reading these emails.. :evil:

Something tells me that even they would get a kick out of at least some of these replies. ;)

walking arsenal
August 30, 2007, 12:55 PM
"Gulliver says he wants this cleaned by noon"

Glockman17366
August 30, 2007, 01:16 PM
"Gulliver says he wants this cleaned by noon"

That's a good one!
I don't think too many folks would have a clue what it's about though...

fordman650
August 30, 2007, 01:38 PM
wow fred the gods do love us

One of Many
August 30, 2007, 01:46 PM
Rule # 11 - never place yourself in front of the muzzle of any weapon you do not control.

MIL-DOT
August 30, 2007, 07:48 PM
" it just keeps echoing..'well,punk, do ya?' "

Stevie-Ray
August 30, 2007, 10:54 PM
Listen. You can hear the traffic!

koja48
August 31, 2007, 12:26 AM
Now if they were Cave Women . . . "Does this make my butt look big?" (Sorry, ladies). But since they appear to be Cave Men: "I don't need no stinkin' directions." Did I miss offending anyone?

fordman650
August 31, 2007, 03:17 PM
with this we will remain free

Owen
August 31, 2007, 04:31 PM
It's just been sitting here, doing absolutely nothing since our forebears crawled from the sea...

DrBoomBoom
August 31, 2007, 10:17 PM
What a .22 looks like to an anti.

GRB
August 31, 2007, 10:28 PM
Entering would be a tad pointless, the contest is quite stale.

Johnnybgood
August 31, 2007, 11:18 PM
I say we go find someone else to rob!

helpless
August 31, 2007, 11:36 PM
"What is it? I dont know, so I dont like it."

or

"What is it? I dont know, lets Ban it."

JLStorm
August 31, 2007, 11:40 PM
"What is it? I dont know, lets Ban it."

lmao excellent!

Sharps-shooter
September 1, 2007, 09:46 PM
"Ogg, you been reading 30 minutes. This thing must be a 'Ruger'."

Bad joke about Rugers "Safety Novel" roll-stamped on barrels of their guns.

No honest neanderthal needs a revolver smaller than a canned brontosaurus.

Mr White
September 2, 2007, 06:01 AM
This could be useful if only it was small enough to carry around.

Koos Custodiet
September 2, 2007, 06:57 AM
>You better wait here: no clubs are allowed in the gun. <- Now *this* one is fsck funny!

gopguy
September 2, 2007, 07:03 AM
It says"Fear no thug what ever his size, call on me and I will equalize."

SAG0282
September 2, 2007, 07:04 AM
My submission-

"Early efforts to prove that life started with a big bang explain why it took so long to be widely accepted as a theory."

defcon1
September 2, 2007, 01:26 PM
Nope. Looks like a 1:7 twist to me.

Dick1911
September 3, 2007, 11:54 AM
Is it clean, yet? We can run the cave bear through again if we have to.

learn2shoot
September 7, 2007, 10:50 AM
I would buy it, however I live in New York. My government does not trust the people with guns; unless they are famous.

RuffRidr
September 7, 2007, 10:57 AM
"...5 minutes before the Cavemen discovered 'FIRE!'"

--RuffRidr

pdowg881
September 10, 2007, 10:42 AM
I can't find it on there. When I go to previous it goes weekly, but that week its skipped.

Dorryn
September 11, 2007, 08:54 PM
"Of course it's safe. Let me show you!"

Pigspitter
September 11, 2007, 08:59 PM
shortly afterward, the moon was created.

jlbraun
September 11, 2007, 09:10 PM
The submitted captions are now in consideration for publication.

helpless
September 11, 2007, 10:33 PM
New one is up, http://www.cartoonbank.com/CapContest/CaptionContest.aspx?affiliate=ny-caption

grampster
September 11, 2007, 10:38 PM
"I love the smell of Hoppes #9 in the morning."

jlbraun
September 12, 2007, 11:41 AM
Helpless, the new one looks like the cleaning lady has a suppressed pistol of some kind.

shotout
September 12, 2007, 05:43 PM
I wonder why those idiots over in the New York tribe threw this one out?

Guncrazy45
September 12, 2007, 07:08 PM
"Due to a typo in her job description, Norma prepared to clear room 322."

KenW.
September 12, 2007, 11:35 PM
Tonight... WE EAT!!!

Chris B
September 13, 2007, 12:26 AM
Are they running a series of anti cartoons?

sparx
September 13, 2007, 03:25 PM
"You numskull, of course it's safe! Everyone knows they just don't go off by themselves!"

(for the previous cartoon)

sparx
September 13, 2007, 03:29 PM
"Hillary takes her role as 'the cleaning lady' a little too serious sometimes."

(for the current cartoon)

Oana
September 13, 2007, 03:40 PM
OK...did anyone end up voting on the cartoon caption, or what? Because I don't see it anywhere.

Edit: Looked it up, and it looks like it takes a while to come up for voting...

skinnyguy
September 13, 2007, 03:40 PM
Caption for the new cartoonI'll cover you sir, but move quick, those cockroaches are dangerous!

AndyC
September 13, 2007, 05:49 PM
"Due to a typo in her job description, Norma prepared to clear room 322."
Awesome :D

learn2shoot
September 14, 2007, 11:16 AM
Due to in increase in armed mini bar hold-ups Martha decided it was time to take self-defense seriously.


But the typo caption is still better

El Barto
September 14, 2007, 11:34 AM
David has a nagging suspicion that check-out times are strictly enforced.

News Shooter
September 14, 2007, 11:50 AM
"Due to a typo in her job description, Norma prepared to clear room 322."

I like that. Just subtle enough for that audience;)

Owen
September 14, 2007, 12:01 PM
I don't get the room 322 reference.

Nevermind, i missed the clear/clean thing.

jlbraun
September 16, 2007, 01:44 PM
We should be able to vote on the captions we submitted tomorrow.

RobMoore
September 16, 2007, 02:32 PM
Etna's poor hearing was about to lead to a huge mistake. Room 10 was expecting a three egg special, when suddenly......

jlbraun
September 17, 2007, 01:05 AM
Oh, F them. None of the good ones made the voting.

http://www.cartoonbank.com/CapContest/CaptionContest.aspx?tab=vote

Halo is for Kids
September 24, 2007, 12:30 AM
I know I'm late to the party on this one but I think my wife came up with a winner:

"Love the new place Carl, I'll bet the crime rates are low."

Here's mine:

Origin of the famous last words "Don't worry, it's not loaded..."

http://www.cartoonbank.com/CapContest/uploaded_images/070903_cartoon_7_contest_p400.gif

Fast Frank
September 24, 2007, 07:48 PM
"All the freedom in America came from here?"

EricTheBarbarian
September 24, 2007, 08:35 PM
Wheres the barrel shroud?

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