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Caption This for 10/05/12

Posted October 04, 2012 4:45 PM by Kaplin


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10/04/2012 5:00 PM

Those are some Crappy dominoes!

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10/04/2012 5:11 PM

New methane refueling depot takes a hit!!

Fortunately no-one was inside the depository when this accident happend. Authorities are reviewing safety procedures for future instalations.

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10/04/2012 6:11 PM

As the balloon pilot approached the refueling depot, he realised that his reserves were lower than he'd thought.

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10/04/2012 6:46 PM

Party conference/pre-election posing time* - new use found for excess hot air. 1st round of Giant Skittles is playing out as we watch.

* Anyone not covered - feel free to make up something appropriate.

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10/04/2012 8:26 PM

Sh*t happens!

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10/04/2012 8:42 PM

Just when our heroes Rocky and Bullwinkle thought they could take a break, Boris and Natasha make their most diabolical move.

Stay with us next time when its:

If this potty's a rockin' don't come a knocking...

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Sherman and Mr. Peabody enter the WAy, WAy, WABAC machine.

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10/04/2012 9:02 PM

Looks like the Blue team has scored another strike here at the National Balloon Bowling Championship...... in Detroit, where we have no other use for porta potties....

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10/04/2012 9:47 PM

The first attempt FAIL!

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10/04/2012 9:52 PM

Ass, gas or grass (to land on) - nobody rides for free.

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10/04/2012 10:03 PM

I need some ballast. Can you kindly please spare some of your 'Grey Poopon'?

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10/04/2012 10:23 PM

Wait till your basic friendly local, allways helpfull nieghbourhood FEMA DEPT., as well as the always accommodating, never ever casting the evil eye towards you, NDAA gets a whole another sh*t-load of THIS!

All $*!ts gonna break loose!

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10/04/2012 10:30 PM

I gotta hit the sh*tter before we leave!

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10/04/2012 10:33 PM

The Doctor, aware that the TARDIS was in immediate danger, dematerialized and re-materialized a second later, 2 meters east - only to be struck again, and again...

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10/04/2012 11:13 PM

LOL... should that not read...

"the TURDIS"...

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10/04/2012 11:08 PM

STRIKE!

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10/04/2012 11:12 PM

Two minutes after noticing his very grouchy boss enter a porta crapper at the ACME Company summer picnic... Joe realized... yes... there is a God.

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10/04/2012 11:31 PM

Porta-potty bowling

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10/04/2012 11:32 PM

No, No, No!!!

You were supposed to land at the Schmitt House!!

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10/05/2012 3:12 AM

You bugger, I was about to post something almost identical, but you beat me to it. Oh well I suppose I had better give you another GA point then.

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10/05/2012 12:06 AM

And, this year's Balloon Toidy-Tip Championship 1st place winner is...

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10/05/2012 12:49 AM

Remake of Chitty, scene 43, take 1.........CUT!

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10/05/2012 1:03 AM

Ready to drop more ballast captain!

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10/05/2012 2:24 AM

The sh1t hits the can.

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10/05/2012 2:51 AM

Mitt lands himself in the crap, again.

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10/05/2012 3:39 AM

"Oi! Propane, not biogas!"

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10/05/2012 5:29 AM

I told you to go potty before we left. Now we have to make a quick pit stop.

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10/05/2012 7:55 AM

Upon further review, the officials decided that the port-o-potties are ON the goal line, so technically this does count as a touch-down.

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10/05/2012 8:11 AM

It appears that last night's debates have gone South again!

One candidate smacks the other while he's no the Cr4per....

Mud Slingin gone tooooo far!

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10/05/2012 8:12 AM

OH SH*T!!!!!

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10/05/2012 8:19 AM

This time we take the SH*TTER with us!

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10/05/2012 8:22 AM

For crying out loud, I told you kids to go before we left! Crimey, it's not like I can back-up this balloon......


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10/05/2012 8:24 AM

Stiffy Peckerwood, President of The Mile High Club, learned very quickly that his members might have a hard time adapting to balloon flight.

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10/05/2012 9:26 AM

That's not what I meant by "Haul A$$."

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10/05/2012 9:50 AM

Mr Darwin discovering the domino effect of using too many flatulent air balloon filling stations.

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10/05/2012 9:53 AM

This was heard just prior to the crash:

"OMG, where's the steering wheel for this thing? Ohhhhh S-H-I-T!!!!!!!!"

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10/05/2012 9:55 AM

What a CRAPPY driver!

***SPARRRFF!!!**

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10/05/2012 10:43 AM

*** happens.

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10/05/2012 11:20 AM

This must have been an out-take from the movie, "Dr. Loo and the Filthy Phaleks". See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctor_Who_spoofs#Dr._Loo_and_the_Filthy_Phaleks_.282005.29

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10/05/2012 12:02 PM

EXCUSE ME!

Can't you read?

This is OCCUPIED!

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10/05/2012 12:17 PM

O CR4P!

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10/05/2012 12:22 PM

You think that something, Just watch when "PaPa Smurf" comes out.

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10/08/2012 12:27 PM

I'm telling you, Dont go in there, last time we came out this color.

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10/06/2012 12:36 PM

the battle between the gases. Propane vs Methane...

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10/06/2012 3:23 PM

The Engineers of the Murphy non-spill outhouses never anticipated this.

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10/06/2012 3:25 PM

When things go "bump" in the night (or in the early morning hours).

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10/07/2012 12:09 PM

'Can you spare a square - just one square - you can't spare a square?'

'No, I'm really sorry, but I can't spare a square! - I haven't a square to spare'

(Elaine & Jane's conversation from a classic Sienfeld episode - 'The Stall')

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10/07/2012 8:02 PM

The new sport proposed for the Olympics: Crapper Bowling with hot-air ballons.

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10/08/2012 10:35 AM

Q x kt4 check.

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10/08/2012 8:32 PM

Chess anyone?

Sorry, I'm not that good at it, or find the patience for, or even smart enough, or even have the extended hours to study it, and to learn the strategies of this wonderful game. (Now, Checkers, or even Chinese Checkers is totally different.)

I can truly appreciate that it is one the most dynamic games on this planet, as well as a game with substantial history and importance, and almost envy the masters of it.

Now perhaps if I can take on a 5 year old in a serious match - "your move, Master Bates." - then I may have a chance of victory.

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PW's is either very old-school or hasn't played in a while. The kt notation got binned a few years back (in favour of N). Might be wrong, but a family member is obsessive about the game and leaves game records all over the place. They've yet to succeed in dragging me to the 'local' chess club (it's an hours drive), because I know full well that most of the pre-teens would thrash me ! I've no explanation why/how, but the game seems to click very will in a lot of youngsters heads. The Queen's Gambit is a fun read.

Conkers is much more fun. On a losing streak, I can 'accidentally' rap somebody's knuckles .

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10/09/2012 5:50 AM

What?? You play conkers without gauntlets?!!! Bet you don't use hard-hats and visors either. You'll be telling us next you don't have to wear Kevlar stab-vests when drilling them! .

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Nah, we only wear nut-guards in case of overswing. It's a legit tactic to quickly move yer conker and watch the strkers agony .

If memory serves, Blue Peter started all this with mass panic over clackers (#5). Last known player was Mick Fleetwood. A younger sis was distraught, but she got a new toy -no idea what they were called, but think of roller skates that had springs instead of wheels. She'd hop around like Skippy on acid. I don't think a single bout of playtime didn't result in grazes or impalement. As a much older bruv, it was well worth the money to keep her out of my hair.

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10/08/2012 10:44 AM

A bit early for conkers, isn't it?

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10/08/2012 8:08 PM

Thanks for rekindling some of my fondest childhood memories of playing 'Chestnuts' (You Brits call them 'Conkers'), with my schoolmates at recess.

I used to bang a hole through them with a rusty nail, found at the local construction site, with a large rock, and then put them in a bag at the back corner of mom's freezer compartment, found some old twine from here or there, and then attempt total destruction upon my opponent's best offering of his 'weapon' that day. (the knots I made at the time were knot 'ship shape', but they did the job well enough for a seven year old young pup.)

I remember 'Kingsies' & 'Queensies' when at least half of or at least a quarter of your chestnut was still attached to your string, all the whilst annihilating your opponents best effort. - Good times and memories I'll always keep.

Just hoping that the kids today can enjoy that same kind of honest to goodness fun that we were privileged to be able to enjoy from such simple pleasures.

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Rumour has it that the game is banned in UK schools today on Health & Safety grounds!

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10/09/2012 12:25 PM

Rumour ?

Where did our childhood fun go ? There was a time when it didn't bloody matter. If somebody suffered grazed knees, they didn't think 'who do I blame, who can I sue. Simply got up and played. Mwahhhh - we live in a blame culture. Trying to explain to compemsation complainaents is a wasted time. Pah. Pet peev

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Have you checked out the HSE Mythbusters? As far as I can make out most of it comes from head teachers & suchlike being scared sh1tless of being sued (or even being faced with an irate parent whinging about Little Johnny's nasty bruise) - so they blame the H&S regs - which in most of these daft cases don't exist.

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Unbelievable info, but it must be true, because it's on the internet. Again - unfuc*ing totally unbelievable. - Good read - Thanks.

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10/10/2012 6:55 PM

"on the internet ..." - aye, but published by the UK Health and Safety Executive.

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10/12/2012 4:40 AM

Biggest problem now is the Horse Chestnut disease that is sweeping across from the Continent. So far it's not as devastating as Dutch Elm Disease, but the conker crops are poor this year.

Currently, I'm more worried about the Oaks...

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10/09/2012 12:10 PM

Here we go again!!!

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10/09/2012 12:19 PM

Pilot to Co-pilot: "Maybe if we put our heads together, we can find a way to gain some altitude..."

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10/09/2012 12:28 PM

Hey, did you see this new games show on television last night.....

Well, it's about these contestants that get in this balloon, and they try to knock out as many port-a-potties as they ...........

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10/09/2012 3:56 PM

The wind was too strong for the supersonic jump so they played skittles(sp!) while they waited.

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10/09/2012 9:12 PM

The political candidates are battling head to head, but each one thinks the other guy's plans are in the toilet.

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10/10/2012 2:47 PM

"Bottoms up.....up, up, up....and away! - To the wild blue yonder -to infinity and beyond! - Take no prisoners! - Britannia rules! - Damn the torpedoes! - All steam ahead, steady as she goes..........."

"All right, then, I'll stop drinking for now, untill we're off the ground"

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10/12/2012 4:58 AM

Left hand down a bit

-Left hand down a bit, it is, sir

Across sideways

-Across sideways, it is.....EV'RYBODY DOWN!!!

Oooh Nasty!

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