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Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest:

Here’s your chance to win gold in the cartoon caption contest


Mike Smith

Tell us what the word bubble should say in the August Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest.

Welcome to the August edition of the Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest.

The rules of the competition are simple: Mike Smith provides a cartoon with a blank word bubble. You tell us what it should say by leaving a comment below.

Submissions are open until 5 p.m. Aug. 15. We'll pick our five favorites, and you can vote for the winner from Aug. 20-24. We'll announce the results Aug. 27.

You can see last month's contest winner here.

Good luck!

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  1. We have to get a bigger mail box.

  2. Look honey,the Post Office is finally outsourcing mail delivery. Took them long enough!

  3. Let's get our priorities straight, pay the cable bill first.

  4. Honey, did we get our property tax bill in the mail yet?

  5. just wait till you see the health care bill!

  6. Martha, I think it's time we go with paperless billing on our utility bills !

  7. The trick now is getting the money to pay off these bills back to them.

  8. First, the Post Office. Now, I guess Congress will go after the FAA and defund them next.

  9. the bank called yesterday, they wanted to know why the house payment is late?

  10. INCOMING!!!

  11. Honey ---- Do we know anybody named Bill?

  12. Hey big do you think our utility bills will be this month?

  13. Honey ---- Bill's here!

  14. holy's comes the feds delivery guys again!

  15. This month's increase in your utility bills is only a few dollars to cover the cost of the pilot union dues.

  16. It's for you, Bill.

  17. The utilities are about to poop on us again dear.

  18. Looks like Gulliver started work in Account Payable.

  19. This is nothing, just wait until you see the Obamacare bill!

  20. Thank goodness the property tax bill isn't this month.

  21. Wow! We are NEVER going to run out of toilet paper again!

  22. ...and they say the only things guaranteed in life are death and taxes.

  23. Wow, time for a "strategic default"!

  24. Honey, don't answer the door!

  25. If you think the bills are big, wait till you see what they charged to send them

  26. ..and they said the Post Office was going bankrupt. I'm sure this airmail service was expensive.

  27. Just wait until you see the size of the stamps on those things!

  28. Do you see the size of those bills? Now, I'm really afraid of all that election junk mail!

  29. Wow, Honey, look at this nice cloud cover! Hopefully it lasts; it could make for some lower utility bills this month!

  30. The rate these utilities are increasing they should be attached to the next Space launch.

  31. debt from above

  32. If we do not pay on time do they send the Drones next!!

  33. Hey, Honey! My horoscope says "Big things are in the air!"

  34. I've heard of air mail, but this is ridiculous.

  35. Is someone playing Ride of the Valkyries?

  36. These new utility rates were signed, sealed and delivered.

  37. # 1 boftx
    # 2 chumley

    Thats my vote

  38. One bunker buster would suffice.

  39. Get me that big black Magic Marker honey...
    "Bill moved. No forwarding address"

  40. "Honey, do those bills make me look fat?"

  41. Yesterday a submarine dropped off our underwater mortgage.

  42. Great news dear, for the first time in months it looks like we'll have a little extra money this month.
    Wait.... do you hear something ?

  43. Honey! I don't think we can ignore that collection agency anymore.

  44. Aren't airlifts supposed to HELP people?

  45. I guess it's time to move into a smaller house.

  46. Honey how much higher do you think our utility bills can get? Look out the window.

  47. I guess we made it into the mile high club.

  48. Dear your baggage has arrived.

  49. Whoever said 'Bigger is Better' must be NUTS!

  50. I have Good News and Bad News dear...

    Good News, We just won the Gold, Silver and Bronze.

    Bad News, We won all three medals in Olympic Bill Paying !!

  51. Maybe calling our house the Bellagio isn't such a good idea.

  52. Aw geez Femme-bot 9000, it looks like the military industry finally won the war over the post office.

  53. "I told you we should have bought a Mobil Home.... we could just drive around till they run out of gas"

  54. ** Mobile*** drive till the choppers run out of gas.

  55. Honey, fire up the checkbook jet.

  56. Call me Ishmael.

  57. Kids how many times have we told you.Don't turn on the lights,stop cooking & quit flushing the toilet.

  58. Honey... We need a bigger house for all our bills.