The Rules:
1 Post your caption to the Caption Contest topic on the Forum
(entries will be posted here so please keep to a reasonable length)
2 One entry per person per photo.
3 The top 3 responses based on originality & humor will score additional points.
4 There will be 5 rounds. Called after 4 rounds.
5 You can submit photos for use in later rounds.
The Scoring:
1 point for submitting an entry caption (maximum one per photo)
1 point for having a submitted photo used later in the contest
1 point for taking 3rd place in a round
2 points for taking 2nd place in a round
3 points for the best entry in each round
Judging:
Judging is based solely on our (Chris & Steve) opinion.
Prize(s):
1st prize: l'Atelier Jibe 2nd: Choice of kite video 3rd: Flamingo tail spinner
Fine Print:
Contest ending date will be determined by participation.
Entries must be "PG" rated.

When submitting an entry on the forum please note which photo the entry is for
Photo submissions must be a photo you took or had taken for you.

 

Photo #1 (John Chilese) (Dan W. and Brian C.)
entries must be submitted by 9 pm pdt 8/4/02 to qualify for points
Photo #2 (Laurent Moll) (Dan W. and not Sam Moll)
entries must be submitted by 9 pm pdt 8/6/02 to qualify for points

Entry 1-1: " you know what?......(silent moment) I'm getting too old for this ..........." gotkendo

Entry 2-1: I should know better than to date a chick who works in a oriental restaurant. Kitegoof

Entry 1-2: 'It was then that Dan realized it had been his turn to pack the kites that morning...' jrharrold 1st

Entry 2-2: Dan: "Man, I'd never have thought I would date a Christmas tree!" Moll
Entry 1-3: "WOHH!! Check those out..(snicker, snicker)...Now that's what I call a nice set o' kites!!" tedrick72 Entry 2-3: (Dan asks.)Oh Miss....would you by chance know where I could get one of those hats around here? I have a friend that needs one. Lance
Entry 1-4: "You know, this would be more fun if I could just tip-toe through the tulips." mirecat Entry 2-4: "And as a safety precaution, all Lemmings©chilese will be outfitted with these high-visibility warning beacons." skb
Entry 1-5: "Well Brian, if you don't have one, maybe there's somebody else who will let me fly their Rev." Dorsal Entry 2-5: Dan: "Hang in there cute hat lady.... Laurent, what do you think.... We might want to try a pilot kite.... She ought to go then.... Jim B.
Entry 1-6: Dan: "BIIIIIIIG Kite."
Bryan: "Uh huh." fuw3
Entry 2-6: Dan: "I'll keep an eye on her and make sure she doesn't get that hat near any more inflatables." rod247
Entry 1-7: "You know Dan, I use to think Wonder Woman was SO HOT! Not anymore." hiflistorr 3rd Entry 2-7: Pssst.... I see that you've seen that new movie Signs too........ _Walter_
Entry 1-8: Dan:"Dude, I heard there was going to be chicks out here but all I see is a bunch of stupid kites. "
Brian: "Ya dude, I don't see no chicks, can we go now?" John Weldon
Entry 2-8: "so if I poke her w/ this, her inflatable suit will propel her across the ice...hehehehe." joe_ludwig
Entry 1-9: "sniff, sniff.... I think I'll call my website kitefart.com!" skb Entry 2-9: Dan: Psst! Hey there. Want to buy a giant penguin? Gomberg will never miss it.
Sam: OHHH! What am I doing here. Hope nobody sees through my disguise! ndcmpc
Entry 1-10: Dan: "You know, Brian... When Chilese said he was bringing the teddie, I thought he meant a kite...." Jim B. 2nd Entry 2-10: Dan: "Has anyone seen Walter?, his mail order bride is here." John Weldon
Entry 1-11: Brian's Thought Bubble: Huh...a witness...now this is gonna get tricky. Stevo Entry 2-11: 'The dating agency had said he would wear something red...' jrharrold
Entry 1-12: Dan: I think the coast is clear. Now Brian? Now?!?
Brian: Go for it Dan, Scratch! Scratch!! rod247
Entry 2-12: Dan: "I told you not to go sledding so close to that Japanese kite display!" Mauler
Entry 1-13: Brian: (SBD)
Dan: "Oh, gross, Brian. Why'd you have to go and do THAT?" Mauler
Entry 2-13: Funny hat contest?!?!? Heck I'm just trying to stay warm out here! rodbuggy
Entry 1-14: "And the Hot Tricks winner is, Ben Lummas." ozonejim Entry 2-14: Hat lady thinks;" Hmm.. I think we would make great parental units together. Uncle Beldar's suggestion to keep my cone hidden is working." mirecat
Entry 1-15: Two old farts realizing they are not at the top anymore.
Dan: "Even Gomberg's caterpillar is bigger than my Teddy Bear"
Brian: "Even Chilese's breasts are bigger than mine" Moll
Entry 2-15: Dan was quite surprised when the ice-drill stood up and walked off the lake. How would he know it was her break time? Lizard
Entry 1-16:"Look all I said was: John C.looks better in the Wonderwoman outfit! Don,t worry your still my best bud !! Steve.........Steve.......Steve????????" Nelson Entry 2-16: Mr. & Mrs. James Bond looking for the elusive and dangerous Penguin!! kiteman
Entry 1-17: "So, how ya reckon that Sutton got it's tails wrapped around that bear?!?" rodbuggy Entry 2-17: Woman to Man: "Keep it up, Buster. I know karate, too." tedrick72
Entry 1-18: Hurry up Dan and take the picture, she won't sunbath like that forever!!! kiteman Entry 2-18: (Thought bubble for Dan) "Aw gees! I hope she doesn't hate Teddy Bears too! That's gotta hurt!" Dorsal 2nd
Entry 1-19: 'Plagued by ever increasing hoards of groupies, famed kite photographer Dan "the Man" Whitney is forced to hire a bodyguard; the Enforcer himself, Brian " What are you looking at " Champie.' tech267 Entry 2-19: "Now THAT'S a kite stake!!
Cushioned handle grip and a real sharp point" bianson
Entry 1-20: "Man am I glad there's a little breeze. Lay off the refried beans for breakfast will ya."
Kitegoof
Entry 2-20: Dan:"You know, you really shouldn't trust what they say in those infomercials about energy hats!"
Lady: "Can you please step away you are blocking the wavelength" gotkendo
Entry 1-21: "ok dan, you said there would be fudgesicles.......so where are the fudgesicles???????" shakes Entry 2-21:She was confused and disoriented. Her psychic powers were telling her that poor Fifi was trapped under an enormous flightless bird, but what could it mean?! Stevo
Entry 1-22: Dan: If you could keep your Flowform under control, we wouldn't be over here looking for my pilot kite.
Brian: Well, if you are going to cope an attitude, I won't help you find it. ndcmpc
Entry 2-22: Aw geez guys, I know I lost the bet but you want me to do WHAT to her hat??? Lyn
  Entry 2-23: Man: What do you mean where is the string? That's my wife not an inflatable. Todd Anderson 3rd
  Entry 2-24: Further proof that D.Gomberg is slipping; his latest inflatable entitled "Overstuffed lady in a crazy pagoda"- Not expected to sell well outside of
Minnesota FarmerRob
  Entry 2-25: Cute...HaHa....The bubbles have quit and the remote is broke. How do you turn this thing OFF? greycyote
  Entry 2-26: "What do you think 99, there is supposed to be a man eating penguin around here, I just can't seem to find him".
(note the spectator for lunch in the background) kiwi49er 1st
  Entry 2-27: "so (snicker) you say the hotel gift shop was out of the big cheese-head hats huh? bummer...... shakes
  Entry 2-28: Dan's thought bubble "Geez, now I know where all my traffic cones went that I used to mark the holes in the ice." clucas
Steve's caption:
"If those lines at the porta potty don't start moving, I'm thinking we sneak inside Gomberg's Catterpiller"
John Chilese's caption:
"If Chilese takes one more picture of us, I'm gonna ram that telephoto lens where his Ultra-Light don't shine"
Steve's caption: I can stop laughing long enough to come up with one!
Chilese's: SAM: I, I can't look.
DAN: Yes, Kyle (South Park character) must have fallen from an airplane. How tragic to die by landing in a penguin's butt.
   
Photo #3 (SKB) (Dodd Gross and Bob Ianson)
entries must be submitted by 9 pm pdt 8/8/02 to qualify for points
Photo #4 (John Weldon) (John Weldon)
entries must be submitted by 9 pm pdt 8/10/02 to qualify for points

John submitted this photo knowing that we'd all have a lot of fun with it...but let's try to be nice...OK?


Entry 3-1: Man I just love team flying with you... Uh oh ! Look natural here comes my wife. kitegoof
Entry 4-1: Hey! What's to get upset about, it is just a stupid kite! Besides, even with a busted wing it will still outfly any other kite made! ndcmpc
Entry 3-2: OK, let's try it one more time. Remember, it's push then pull. champ Entry 4-2: I'm not sure, But I think it's called and angel fish. It's definitely the biggest one I've ever seen. kitegoof
Entry 3-3: Dodd: Good Lord Bob did you have some beans last night or what? Dang it another one of those Clover Point Lawn Darters lives up to his DARE TO DART reputation with one of MY kites. hiflistorr Entry 4-3: Whoa! This is a kite?! I thought it was a sailboat! Stevo
Entry 3-4: Hey Steve, watch while I make Bob smack himself in the face with each hand, and do a half-axel-to-fade-to-turtle at the same time! Dorsal Entry 4-4: "What can I say I am a rainbow coalition kinda guy, I don't care if your bent." kiwi49er
Entry 3-5: Dodd: "And just which one of YOU is humming the theme music from "Deliverance"???? bianson 1st Entry 4-5: Sheesh, all I said was "My kite's better than your kite" and look what he did. hdegive 3rd
Entry 3-6: Dodd "HEY, I thought I said no pictures while we are flying Prism kites! " John Welden Entry 4-6: "Yo! Hey you weenies over there on Benson Island! Check out my custom Elixir's variable wing design- just like an Alien for high winds. Now I'm going to move the stand-offs to underwater mode and do some really low & slow 540s!" skb
Entry 3-7: Having left his kites at home accidentally, Dodd decides to practice his Pairs routine. Stevo Entry 4-7: At that moment, John realized that not everyone likes Prism kites. Mauler
Entry 3-8: ok dodd, so i get the outside hand thing but WHAT are you going to do with the inside hand? David Barnby Entry 4-8: At that moment, after finding the damage was actually from a gunshot wound to his favorite Elixir, John realized that he had p*ssed off one too many GWTW forum users. randyg
Entry 3-9: Dodd: "So Bob, tell me what you really think about HQ kites!" skb Entry 4-9: "Look deep into my eyes.......you WILL backspin until I say stop!!" bianson 1st
Entry 3-10: "So what Did you expect for Fifty Bucks?" Jim B. Entry 4-10: I have seen the light...Walter you were right...I humbly apologize. To show my support no one will ever fly this rainbow Prism Elixer again! Todd Anderson
Entry 3-11: Dodd: "I don't care HOW much you paid, this is as close as I'm getting!" Mauler Entry 4-11: "I keep telling Mark I want Titanium Rods..... Carbon sucks...." Jim B.
Entry 3-12: Dodd,"And I've got you down for a one on one naked buggy class tomorrow." mirecat Entry 4-12: JohnW: Oh lord, I have sacrificed my first born to you and yet I still can not walk on water. Oh great Prism... Why have thou forsaken me? Are my lines still too long. _Walter_
Entry 3-13: Caught in the act!:: Unwilling to see another of his designs messed with, Dodd tried to snatch the reigns from the unsuspecting lemming! FarmerRob

Entry 4-13: John: "Cool helicopter catch. But who put water on the landing pad?" Moll

Entry 3-14: Dodd: When flying the Firestorm, my newest in the Explosive series, I recommend you use a sand anchor like Bob here. Todd Anderson Entry 4-14: Elixir, it's just me and you and it's sunset on the beach in Peru. I'm thinking... beach scene "From Here to Eternity". YEAH BABY lets
get it on! OUCH love hurts does'nt it?
hiflistorr
Entry 3-15: Bob "Dodd your teaching is good and all, but uh, If you can lay golden eggs, why bother"? kiwi49er Entry 4-15: (thought bubble) "I love Baptisms!"
(aloud) "Do you take Prism as your personal Savior? And do you denounce all others as works of the Devil?"
Dorsal 2nd
Entry 3-16: Dodd: "Steve, this picture better not show up on the GWTW website!!!" rod247 Entry 4-16: 'John returned to the beach car parking area 1 hour later than he had planned and looked across to where his car was parked...' jrharrold
Entry 3-17: This is actually a quote from Dodd from the Ocean Shores Flight School this past June.
Dodd: "Why can't I get any cute girls to sign up for flight school?" woodpekr
Entry 4-17: I thought you said you could loop, now your just a pile of poop!! kiteman
Entry 3-18: Dodd (to himself): "Man, I'm not gettin' paid enough for this." Then, to Bob "No, the other left, the other left!!" tedrick 2nd Entry 4-18: John, muttering to himself: "The guys on the forum will NEVER believe THIS!!" tedtick72
Entry 3-19: "I reallllllly need to go comb my hair" Don't you just hate it when you have the Tijuana Quick Step and a Bad Hair Day at the same time. ozonejim Entry 4-19: maybe now it will fade like an sl7 david barnby
Entry 3-20:'Aw come on Dad, it's my turn' jrharold Entry 4-20: (John talking to kite) Ok...work with me,your embarrassing me in front of all the other kite flyer's here! gforce_190
Entry 3-21: Hey Bob, let me show you why I named my new kite, "The Seduction". randyg Entry 4-21: John says to kite,"OK, I'll explain this hot trick shoot out thing one more time!" mirecat
Entry 3-22: Whew!! Damn Bob, I'm sure glad I'm up wind!! revgod Entry 4-22:
Entry 3-23: I told you what I would do to you if you didn't get your snap stall down before class started. hdegive 3rd Entry 4-23:
Entry 3-24: Dodd: "I wish that was Mark Reed". moll Entry 4-24:
Entry 3-25: "aliens arrived on Earth and left me with only one Kite in my bag, I was just trying to fly something else........ Really! !oh look out! here they come agian." gotkendo Entry 4-25:
Entry 3-26: Dodd: Oh man. What I have to go through just to make a few bucks! ndcmpc Entry 4-26:

The Godfather's captions: Only known photo of conjugal twins joined at the wrists. They say the only hard thing is getting dressed.

Better give me the reins, that is the biggest horse I've ever seen.

In true Godfather manner Mr. Chilese's submission: Alright, we'll try that triple axel one more time. Don't make me break your other arm.

FINAL STANDINGS

caption
(1 pt.)
photo
(1 pt.)
1st
(3 pts.)
2nd
(2 pts.)
3rd
(1 pt.)
total
bianson
3
 
6
   
9
Dorsal
4
4
8
jrharrold
4
3
7
Jim B.
4
2
6
kiwi49er
3
3
6
tedrick72
4
2
6
hiflistorr
4
1
5
Moll
4
1
5
skb
4
1
5
hdegive
2
2
4
John Weldon
3
1
4
kitegoof
4
4
Mauler
4
4
mirecat
4
4
Stevo
4
4
Todd Anderson
3
     
1
4
gotkendo
3
3
kiteman
3
3
ndcmpc
4
3
rod247
3
3
David Barnby
2
2
FarmerRob
2
2
Nelson
2
2
ozonejim
2
2
randyg
2
2
rodbuggy
2
2
shakes
2
2
_walter_
2
2
champ
1
1
clucas
1
1
fuw3
1
1
gforce_190
1
1
greycyote
1
1
joe_ludwig
1
1
Lizard
1
1
lyn
1
       
1
revgod
1
1
tech267
1
1
woodpekr
1
1

Additional Photo Submissions


Couple more drinks and I'll have another Master Control sold!

Whose idea was it to send these guys to Europe to represent the US???

Kite radicals protesting the conversion of yet another park into a soccer field.

Let's just see how tough that hi-mod stuff really is.

Inside hand, outside hand, inside foot...
Another convert to the Dodd school of flying.

Brian C: Oh sure, he's cute Susan but do you think he can tip stab mid-window at Berkeley?
Mrs. Doubtfire???

Is that guy in the weird coat still following me?

How come I never get to play with the kites daddy?