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Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest:

Here’s your Christmas cartoon caption contest


Mike Smith

What is he saying? Tell us in the December Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest.

Welcome to the final Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest of 2012. Here's your last chance to fill in the blank on a Mike Smith cartoon for the year.

This month we hope you're in the Christmas spirit, ready to talk to Santa Claus.

All you have to do is submit your suggested caption in the comments below or on our Facebook page before noon Dec. 21.

We'll pick our five favorite entries and then you can vote for the winner between Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. We'll announce the winner Jan. 2.

You can see last month's winner here.

Good luck and happy holidays!

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  1. I've been protesting our government as we barrel towards the fiscal cliff. My second option was to ask Santa for more dividends from my Las Vegas Sands stock.

  2. If we had a state lottery I would not be in this fix.

  3. I belong to the Tea Party and I am telling Santa to stop giving you kids "TOY" Entitlements.

  4. Getting a present from Santa should be a breeze.

  5. All I want for Christmas is a body stocking.

  6. Is the barrel half empty, or half full of it?

  7. My body stocking was hung by the chimney with care.

  8. I hope I don't take it in the shorts this Christmas.

  9. This regifting thing is getting out of control.

  10. Santa's really scraping the bottom of the barrel.

  11. I got mugged by an elf.

  12. I'm going to ask for money this year.

  13. I'm going to ask Santa for a poker face.

  14. I lost my job, my house, and my wife left me. How's your year going.

  15. The price of toys has me over a barrel this year.

  16. Hey, if I could believe in the Facebook IPO, I can believe in Santa.

  17. I gave everything to the Romney campaign and this is all I have left.

  18. I figure I got nothin' to lose.

  19. I'm sorry I'm in your line, but, this is my last

  20. The line wasn't this long at the divorce court.

  21. ( I'm Mrs. Santa's first husband )

  22. Let me guess ... The cork fell out ...

  23. If I stand in this line much longer, you'll find out!

  24. When the fiscal cliff comes, I'm going over in a barrel.

  25. Do you happen to have any lunch money you can spare?

  26. So how are you preparing for the fiscal cliff?

  27. I bet it all on red.

  28. Can you hold my space in line? I just won tickets to the Inaguration ceremony.

  29. What? This isn't the line for Powerball?

  30. Yeah, ho ho ho to you too.

  31. I bet you believe in sugar plum faries too!

  32. A lump of coal in my stocking would be an improvement!

  33. The world ends December 21 so it really will not matter anyway.

  34. Do you think he is giving out free candy canes?

  35. I can't decide what to ask santa for. Food, Shelter or Clothing.

  36. I didn't really think about how I was going to sit on his knee

  37. They don't call it Lost Wages for nothing.

  38. It's shift change, And it goes under the costume. We're on a tight budget!

  39. Come'on kid pull my finger! It will shorten the line.

  40. I didn't know I had to sit on his knee

  41. You are very observent! And yes his belt is supposed to be black.

  42. Look kid.... You work the Big Guy your way and I'll work him mine !!

  43. If you ask for too much, your dad will be wearing this too.

  44. look kid ---- S.S. only goes so far.

  45. It's nice to meet you little Johnny my name is Ralph I am asking for a Red Ryder BB Gun.

  46. Becareful for what you asked for! I asked to be a rodeo clown when I was your age.

  47. I agree with your mother you'll shoot your eye out!

  48. Santa needs to remember, we ain't got a barrel of money.

  49. I told Santa, "I'll buy if you fly."

  50. "No Tiny Tim -- I am not your long, lost, rich uncle -- I'm the ghost of christmas present."

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  51. You win some, you lose some.

  52. I was over a barrel, now I'm in a pickle.

  53. These splinters are killing me.

  54. This isn't my first rodeo.

  55. The recent appointment by the Nevada governor has a significant economic impact on the middle class.

  56. I"m going to ask Santa for some new Obamawear!!!

  57. I'm having a bad Cliffmas.