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New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Peter Ross » March 27th, 2021, 7:38 pm

This one leaves me blank. Anyone else?

https://www.newyorker.com/cartoons/contest#thisweek

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Joe Lyons » March 27th, 2021, 8:18 pm

“Now if he could only do something about our cellular reception”

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Joe Lyons » March 27th, 2021, 8:30 pm

“Those rabbit ears aren’t going to improve our reception”

Ok, I’m done.

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Dave Le Fevre » March 28th, 2021, 12:34 pm

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Doug Thornton » March 28th, 2021, 2:37 pm

" Darling, everyone is posting the same thing : 'You're blocking our view of the fireworks!' "
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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Joe Lyons » March 28th, 2021, 4:31 pm

“Ever since the SPCA incident, Herb made sure to have plenty of witnesses when he hypnotized a rabbit”

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Roy M. McIlwee » March 28th, 2021, 6:33 pm

"OK Houdini. If you don't start booking some gigs we're gonna have to eat that rabbit."

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Bob Farmer » March 28th, 2021, 6:51 pm

Okay dear, step one for rabbit stew: throw the bunny off the balcony.

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Tom Stone » March 28th, 2021, 7:46 pm

Just a second later, Alfred's wish to become a viral hit came true as the rabbit wriggled free and leaped.

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby MagicbyAlfred » March 28th, 2021, 7:49 pm

"Ah yes, here we go, 'Rabbit Out of a Hat Revealed.' "

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Curtis Kam » March 28th, 2021, 10:47 pm

“Dave discovers that the hardest part of doing the Rabbit From Hat table-to-table is loading the rabbit outdoors.”


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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Bill Mullins » March 29th, 2021, 12:44 am

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Edward Pungot » March 29th, 2021, 9:19 am

MagicbyAlfred wrote:"Ah yes, here we go, 'Rabbit Out of a Hat Revealed.' "


https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/02/17/when-historical-fiction-goes-magical

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby MagicbyAlfred » March 29th, 2021, 9:35 am

Tom Stone wrote:Just a second later, Alfred's wish to become a viral hit came true as the rabbit wriggled free and leaped.


:lol: Very bunny!

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Bob Farmer » March 29th, 2021, 1:39 pm

The cartoon has changed but here's another caption for the magician version:

Let go of my ears pal, or so help me, I will wizz in your face.

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Zig Zagger » March 29th, 2021, 2:16 pm

Tom Stone wrote:Just a second later, Alfred's wish to become a viral hit came true as the rabbit wriggled free and leaped.

:lol: :lol: :lol: My favorite so far!
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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby jason156 » March 29th, 2021, 8:34 pm

"if only he was this good a performer in bed"

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby David Ben » March 30th, 2021, 8:04 am

“Skip the ham”

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Eoin O'hare » March 30th, 2021, 9:58 pm

Bob Farmer wrote:The cartoon has changed ...


Ahhh, very surreal until I read that.
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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby PressureFan » March 30th, 2021, 10:36 pm

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Joe Lyons » March 30th, 2021, 10:39 pm

Eoin O'hare wrote:
Bob Farmer wrote:The cartoon has changed ...


Ahhh, very surreal until I read that.

Yes, that would make one feel a little sheepish...

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Bob Coyne » March 30th, 2021, 10:45 pm

Eoin O'hare wrote:
Bob Farmer wrote:The cartoon has changed ...


Ahhh, very surreal until I read that.

Yeah I bet!

For anyone looking for the actual original cartoon, here's another (and hopefully more permanent) link to it on a different site.

https://micromismanagement.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/NY-749.jpg

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby MagicbyAlfred » March 31st, 2021, 10:22 am

"Hey, easy on the ears, Clyde! Life was a hell of a lot better when you were using those sponge bunnies, rather than ME, for your so-called magic!"

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Re: New Yorker cartoon caption

Postby Doug Thornton » April 5th, 2021, 9:48 pm

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