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Caption This for 10/21/16

Posted October 20, 2016 4:45 PM by LakeGrl

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10/20/2016 5:12 PM

HeadsUp: "Here's a photo for the caption contest."

LakeGrl: "What is it?"

HeadsUp: "I haven't the faintest idea."

LakeGrl: "Great! I'll post it and see if anyone has a funny caption for it."

HeadsUp: "I betcha a Starbucks no one does."

LakeGrl: "You're on!"

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10/20/2016 5:21 PM

I hope there is an answer to this one. So far, my best offering is '48 GHz'. It could be 'Granpa's Shed'. or even 'What happens when we get a pay rise'. Who knows....

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10/20/2016 6:49 PM

Seems unlikely that it would be 48 GHz. 42 - maybe!

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Re: Caption This for 10/21/16

10/20/2016 5:43 PM

As far as I can tell this is a heavy object on a table that has almost collapsed but is being prevented from doing so by using the crane's mass pushing against the heavy object in question which has been secured to the table, making the object and crane integral parts of the semi-collapsed table.

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10/20/2016 7:04 PM

One of those 'Had to be there' to get it things I guess.

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10/20/2016 8:41 PM

I think LakeGrl is keeping a tight lid on the answer?

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10/21/2016 8:41 PM

I am, it's a shoe lace operation.

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10/25/2016 1:19 PM

Would you clarify whether or not it is an (operation) trying to operate on a shoe-string basis?...

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Re: Caption This for 10/21/16

10/20/2016 8:44 PM

Hold my beer while I fix this.

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10/20/2016 9:09 PM

The clasp on my toolbox is broke, but this oughta hold it shut!

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10/20/2016 9:49 PM

MacGyver, the early attempts....

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10/21/2016 2:01 AM

That sneaky cat isn't going to get out of here. I have a leg up on him.

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10/21/2016 2:39 AM

Schodinger 2.0

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10/21/2016 3:57 AM

But boss.. you said we had to learn to operate on a shoe string!

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10/21/2016 4:24 AM

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10/21/2016 4:44 AM

Found at last!

The missing top secret emails from H.C!

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10/21/2016 4:47 AM

"Trust me!The top secret files are secure. Don't you see that tie-down strap?"

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10/21/2016 4:58 AM

"There now the corner of the table can't collapse because it's being held up by the strap on the box."

"But what's holding up the box?"

"It's resting on the table."

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10/21/2016 5:57 AM

I shouldn't have left my treasure chest with all the gold in it on that table.

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10/21/2016 6:21 AM

A lunch delivery on the set of 'Transformers'.

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10/21/2016 6:32 AM

Wait and see we will get the tool thief with this set of traps

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10/21/2016 7:12 AM

Al Gore: "Has anyone seen my 'Locked Box', I've seemed to have misplaced it and I have to pay the rent?"

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10/21/2016 8:20 AM

Straps?....We don't need not stinkin' Straps! THE EARTH IS FLAT!!!

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10/21/2016 10:50 AM

I'm headed to do a Chevy commercial.

I hope this one pokes a hole in the Ford this time.

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10/21/2016 11:37 AM

Tools: $783

Locking Tool Box: $130

10,000# Tiedown Strap: $11.88

Shoelace: $.50

Look on his face when he gets to the jobsite and it's all gone: Priceless

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10/22/2016 6:39 PM

Don't move.

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10/23/2016 7:18 PM

There, fixed that for ya!

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10/24/2016 7:31 AM

Thanks.... I didn't know it was broken.

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10/24/2016 1:00 PM

From the low budget version of "Raiders of the Lost Ark."

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10/24/2016 5:34 PM

At least someone found a use for a rusty steel door.

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10/25/2016 2:05 AM

Ready for transport! All lose ends fixed!

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10/25/2016 8:55 AM

Pandora's box?

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11/04/2016 9:39 PM

Is this what happens when you try to save a few bucks by shipping your goods using ''Drunk Frat Boys Moving Company''?...

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11/05/2016 5:08 AM

"Yes Sir! Mr B.O., all top secret files are secure and locked down." HRC

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11/07/2016 1:25 PM

A banded boobus snarflat

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