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Wednesday Caption Contest: Part 34.

This week's WILLisms.com Caption Contest photograph:


The actual caption:

Serious flex : Michael Borenaga of Philippines (L) with Sahali bin abd Samad of Malaysia (R) perform during the bantam 65kg bodybuilding final at the 23rd Southeast Asian Games in Manila. Borenaga won the gold medal with a perfect score of 10 with Samad taking the silver. (AFP/Joel Nito)

Surely there's a better caption for this photograph.

Entries will remain open until 11:59 PM, Central Standard Time, Tuesday, December 13. Submit your captions in the comments section, or email at WILLisms@gmail.com.

Last week's photo:


Winners from last week:



The Hordes of Ghengis Khan encountered little resistance upon conquering the regions of Outhousistan.


Mr. Right:

"Gee, Mr. President, when you said you had to 'go see a man about a horse' - you really weren't kidding around!"


Rodney Dill:

DRUDGEBREAKING: Scott McClellan provided the following report on President Bush's trip to Mongolia. "Montezuma's Revenge is nothing compared to the Wrath of Khan." Developing...

Honorable Mention #1

D. Carter:

The extent and dimensions of the Great Wall of China have been vastly exaggerated.

Honorable Mention #2

Tony B:

"They told stories that at times they had personally raped, cut off ears, cut off heads... razed villages in fashion reminiscent of Jengis Khan..."


Honorable Mention #3

the paperboy:

"I can read the writing on the wall now." "The graffiti on the Great Wall, sir? Communist China is going to fall?" "No, the dirty limericks in here. These Mongolians have a sick sense of humor."

Captioning makes you a more complete blog reader.

Enter today!

Posted by Will Franklin · 7 December 2005 10:27 AM


(Sign on Big Ernie's School of law.)
Become a lawyer in your spare time.
It's like Viagra for your whole body.

Posted by: Rodney Dill at December 7, 2005 10:44 AM

It feels good to win... especially since it looks like FIU will come in fifth in the Weblog Awards. Shoot. Now... let's caption this...

Posted by: Hoodlumman at December 7, 2005 10:46 AM

"So, man, are you hurting?"

"Are you kidding me, I think I pulled a muscle I didn't know I had."

Posted by: Hoodlumman at December 7, 2005 10:47 AM

"I'm happier than you!"


Posted by: Hoodlumman at December 7, 2005 10:51 AM

David Faustino (left) finally found his true calling in body building when he struggled to find work after Married with Children was cancelled and he was typecast as Bud Bundy.

Posted by: Conservative_D at December 7, 2005 10:56 AM

"I don't think this fiber diet is working at all".

Posted by: Pat Patterson at December 7, 2005 10:59 AM

The new life size He-man dolls are out just in time for Christmas!...Santa is going to have a hard time fitting those into the sleigh!

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at December 7, 2005 11:11 AM

Who do they think they are fooling?... They must have really good plastic surgeons!

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at December 7, 2005 11:19 AM

The winning entry in the Food Network's 2005 Dessert competition, this caramel sculpture of 2 bodybuilders weighs 50 pounds and took 17 hours to complete.

Posted by: John at December 7, 2005 11:26 AM

No steroids were harmed during the taking of this picture.

Posted by: WunderKraut at December 7, 2005 11:29 AM

It was the picture of sportsmanship at the 2005 Mrs. Butterworth's Asian Weightlifting and Spelling Bee Championships until Sahali realized that Michael's correct spelling of the word "daguerreotype" had ensured him victory and the coveted "Hi Hi Puffy AmiYmi" edition X-box 360.

Posted by: Rob B. at December 7, 2005 11:30 AM

"Wait! When I said number 2, I was referring to the second in line."

(Thanks Will, Congrats Hoodlumman and Mr. Right)

Posted by: Rodney Dill at December 7, 2005 11:56 AM

AP BREAKING - chinese taikonauts are set to test fire their extravehicular propulsion device today in preparation for upcoming spacewalks.

Posted by: Rodney Dill at December 7, 2005 12:39 PM

Man on the right: "Geez, my gut is killing me."

Man on the left: "What 'til the ExLax I slipped you kicks in!"

Posted by: antimedia at December 7, 2005 09:45 PM

Borenaga: "Mom was right - now I'm stuck like this!"
Sahali: "Yeah, man. And someone left us in the deep fryer too long, our arms are all crinkly."

Posted by: Nightfly at December 7, 2005 10:07 PM

Two more victims of caramel overdose.

Posted by: D. Carter at December 9, 2005 11:42 PM

In some cultures, this is considered torture.

Howard Dean (right) strenously objects to the muscular foreign policy options offered by Ken Mehlman (left).

Posted by: charles austin at December 10, 2005 12:26 PM

Full body waxing: $50
Tan-in-a-bottle: $35
Gold Medal: $1,000

The feeling that your new girlfriend gets when you pull off the eye patch to reveal your steroid ravaged, 3 cm long member: Useless

Posted by: Buckley F. Williams at December 10, 2005 01:10 PM

It looks like the Democrats are gearing up to mount a serious challenge to the Governator in California in the next election.

Posted by: dougrc at December 10, 2005 01:27 PM

Even though he went on to become arguably the most successful body builder of his era, Alfred E. Neumann was never able to completely distance himself from rampant allegations of steroid abuse.

Posted by: Buckley F. Williams at December 10, 2005 02:58 PM

Cograts again Hoodlumman, and thanks Will for the Honorable Mention. It's the first time I ever won anything (on Willisms.com). Another fun caption for this week:

"You blinked, I win!" Borenga claims the chapionship in the Mr. Flatus tournament, while runner-up Samad gasps for fresh air.

Posted by: the paperboy at December 10, 2005 08:51 PM

dangit all, missing letters, fatigue, and not being able to edit posted comments... Borenaga... championship

Posted by: the paperboy at December 10, 2005 09:09 PM

"...and for our silver medal winner is President Arroyo's deep-tissue massage and happy ending."

Posted by: Tom at December 10, 2005 09:37 PM

Weider’s entries into the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade failed to attract attention because their balloons were merely life-sized, ironically making them tiny by comparison. Weider executives were experiencing “acute balloon envy”.

Posted by: the paperboy at December 11, 2005 11:45 AM

That Richard Pryor sure was a trailblazing comic.

Posted by: McCain at December 12, 2005 12:35 AM