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UP IN ARMS: Photo Caption Contest

By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 at 12:54 pm in Contest.

Photo by Michael McAndrews, Hartford Courant (MCT Direct)
We’re having way too much fun with these photo caption contests. Last week’s airborne boy brought in some hilarious suggestions about Cirque de Soleil aerialists and haircut escapees. You’ll see who won what after the jump.

Meanwhile, these people are … actually, we have no idea what they’re doing. Captions, please! Click “comments,” submit your entry by Sunday night, and we’ll send the cleverest caption writer a copy of “Bad Baby Names: The Worst True Names Parents Saddled Their Kids With.”

For last week’s winner, read on …

Airborne boy (MCT Direct)
The winner: “and you’re the one that said that silly spider bite wouldn’t hurt him…”

(Congrats, “Mommie” blogger! We’re sending you a copy of the adorable picture books “The Cow that Laid an Egg” and “The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museum.”)

Runners up:
“To infinity and beyond!” (Noreen)

“You wanna trim my hair, lady? You’re gonna need a ladder or some really long clippers.” (Our own Ari Soglin)

and …”Mom, you KNOW I’m training for Cirque de Soleil!” (Jaime)

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No Responses to “UP IN ARMS: Photo Caption Contest”

  1. Noreen Says:

    Yep, we forgot the deordorant

  2. Matthew Rayback Says:

    Hey! I’m the author of the book you’re giving way. Rock on! I’m glad you thought it was gift-worthy. If you or your readers want to know more about it (and have a good laugh), check out my blog:
    (Oh, and I don’t think I qualify for the contest, but here’s my submission: “It was the children who discovered that their armpits were deadly to the aliens.”)

  3. Cathy Says:


  4. d Says:

    “Josh, she says that these exercises will make ‘real men’ of us — but if that is being a ‘real man’ I think I will pass.”

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