October 30, 2010

The Annual Creative Captions Contest with Free Vintage Clipart

D: Drusilla Duck was one mean Mother Ducker!

Last October I shared these sweet images from my set of vintage alphabet blocks and asked readers to create witty captions for them for a chance to win a prize.  I was completely bowled over by the creativity, cleverness, and wickedly funny contributions that were shared!  

I'm in great need of some comic relief these days, and with the hustle and hubbub of the holidays nearly upon us, I think we could all use a lighthearted chuckle.  So, I'm pleased to announce that the contest is back for another go-round.  

Rules?  Not too many rules really.  Just keep it clean.  Innuendo is fine (even encouraged), but let's swear off  swear words, eh?  You can enter as many captions as you'd like.  Contest closes at midnight PST on Wednesday, November 3.    I left last year's entries up to help get your gears turning.  Enjoy and have FUN!

Rook No. 17 Creative Captions Contest 2010
Calling on the witty, the clever, the irreverent & silver-tongued: You're invited, encouraged, and hereby goaded into contributing captions for any  of the images below.
The authors of my two favorite captions will win bragging rights and will each get a 1-year subscription to Better Homes & Gardens Magazine


"Aunt Annie Anteater attracted ants with an alembic of apple alcohol." Polly @ The 5th Sister

"Billy Bear begs bee for a bucketful of beehive’s burden" ~ Polly @ The 5th Sister

"C is for Confused: For the last time kid, I'm NOT your mother!" ~ Rook No. 17

E "An elephant's life is not easy...how am I going to get out of this hammock?" ~ Holly at 504 Main

"F is for: Flagrant Flamingo Fishes for Flamboyant Faries." ~ MJ @ Dirty Little Confessions

"G - Giselle the Giraffe Googled Gaby The Goose with Gusto" ~ Ms Bibi

"G - In the tight confines of the freight car it was entirely likely that Gert would get Goosed"

"H: Better run faster the dude I stole the jacket from is coming." ~ Holly at 504 Main

"I - 'Eat your heart out' is a figure of speech Irv, a figure of speech!"

K: "He's your son...do something about it" ~ Holly at 504 Main

L: "Lunch" ~ Holly @ Hip, Stylish & Totally Cool Weddings

"M - Miner McClosky agonized over whether or not to have his Mole removed"

"O: Did you realize how fast you were hopping...Drivers License and registration , please." ~ Holly at 504 Main

"O: Obvious -- the best way to hunt at night is not to approach one's prey with a flashlight."

S is for Saying Goodbye ~ Saul and Selma said goodbye to the country, and inched toward the City. There no one would question their love!

"U: Does this horn make my butt look big? " Honey Mommy

"W is for Wisecracker: Excuse me Miss, do you have any Grey Poupon?" ~ Me

Z ~ Zane Zebra hangs his head in remorse, "A Brazilian wax? What was I thinking?"


  1. I am laughing hysterically! And I am in awe of the creativity this inspired. So funny, thanks for lightening my day.

  2. Oh, wow, I love these...if I keep telling myself I am as creative as those who wrote these are then maybe I will be...or not!! LOVED these.

  3. Mine are so lame but I love reading other people's captions!

  4. Clearly I must have written some of those captions late at night (surprise) - did I really say some of those things!?...and I started tonight...but I think I need to give this some serious thought.

  5. just found you via blogfrog. Sorry I missed the deadline. Love the blocks. Love the contest. Next year......


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