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Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest:

It’s your turn: Fill in the blank, win the contest


Mike Smith

It’s your turn to fill in the word bubble.

It's time once again for the monthly Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest, featuring: You!

The rules of the game 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. July 18. We'll pick our five favorites, and you can vote for the winner from July 23 to 27. We'll announce the results July 30.

You can see last month's contest winner here.

Good luck!

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  1. "Instead of a 'strategic default', I opted for a strategic gestalt. Tuesday night is bikini mud wrestling. Bring the wife."

  2. This is just phase one. Phase two is to open up a stock exchange and get in on real action.

  3. I had to lower my propery taxes.

  4. Just wait until the HOA sees this!

  5. Hey, that third light on the left needs to be replaced.

  6. So, uh how much is the buffet?

  7. I guess this is what owning a home in Las Vegas has come to these days.

  8. Darn, I missed the yard sale at Lonnie Hammargren's house

  9. This is what I envisioned a "locals casino" should really look like.

  10. Just throw yourself on the hood of the first car that comes by. Tourist or local, don't matter, just get them in here...

  11. No, no casino in there. That's just who OWNS my house now.

  12. Oh no, here come the smut peddlers!

  13. Crap, just got a letter from my HOA says I cant park in the street anymore. Yeah my letter says no more Christmas lights.

  14. See, this way I can pay less in taxes AND keep my grass green.

  15. You're surprised? Then why did you move to Las Vegas?

  16. Now back in the good old days this was IT!!!!!!!

  17. Besides the comp'ed breakfast, and for no extra charge, we can put you in the same room where Donald Trump slept.

  18. Business will be good this is the long haul route the Taxis use from the airport.

  19. Station Casino's new "Your neighborhood casino" campaign is REALLY out of control!!

  20. And I said "Sure Honey, you can use the family room to start a little business".

  21. The city was okay with it until Jim Gibbons attacked a woman in the front yard.

  22. "They will never try to foreclose on me now."

  23. "Ok it is not the Trump Tower, but at least I have 100% occupancy."

  24. Oscar Goodman said he would defend me if the zoning people complained....he's opening a restaurant in the kitchen by the way."

  25. Ok, it is not the Fountainblue but at least it is open for business...and we have penny slots in the garage.

  26. "Why are you complaining? it should increase the "comps" in the neighborhood when I sell it."

  27. "It's a 'home based business' family business... my wife will be the cocktail waitress, and my mother in law will work the cage...oh and the dog provides sercurity."

  28. I figure Obama came and used one of our neighborhoods to showcase the success of his underwater mortgage program. This here is my way of supporting Romney by giving him a neighborhood to visit to showcase the success of supply side economics and deregulation.

  29. I erected a teepee in the back yard and they gave me a Native American Gaming License for my property.

  30. Call it Dotty's. Your taxes will be lower///

  31. At least we will see road improvements and an interchange to the highway.

  32. The valet parking is great.

  33. I tell you it can't miss. Haven't you heard that the house always wins?

  34. And just wait till you see the 100-lane bowling alley in the living room.

  35. At our grand opening tonite it's going to be emceed by Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan and Mike Tyson.

  36. Don't laugh Bob, our HOA said they're turning your house into a mini-Disneyland.

  37. My wife's name is Dotty so we are legal.

  38. Well, you know that the house always wins, and I wanted to get in on that!

  39. Clark County's zoning regulations are getting WAY too relaxed!

  40. I call it "God's waiting room"

  41. Oh Look, it's another Dotties in the neighborhood!

  42. My realtor told me that I should try to attract foreign "investors."

  43. The realtor says it's a great investment !

  44. I got sued for naming it 'Foreclosure Station'
    so I went with 'Underwater Bay'.

  45. I had to add the star on top to keep the Paris Las Vegas people from suing me. But now I have to deal with the FAA height restrictions. Maybe Sisolak can help me with that.

  46. It's the only way I can get a taxi to pick me up here.

  47. I figured it was the only way to get my children organized. Culinary was here yesterday.

  48. Maybe now they'll do something about the smell from that new water treatment plant.

  49. Count your blessings, Bob, I would have done something else if this was Pahrump.

  50. This was the best I could do, Bob, this isn't Pahrump.

  51. But according to the Fertitta's, this way I can't lose when I go bankrupt.

  52. I'm going to flip this to Caesars, and build me TEN stories next.

  53. It's a bed and breakfast, too.

  54. I got in on the ground floor.

  55. It's a full house.

  56. I heard your royal flush.

  57. Could I pawn a cup of sugar?

  58. "Look, I know there's no pool or room-service - but this is the last place in town with a HAYWIRE nickel slot!"

  59. We just won the award for Best Casino in Reno.

  60. "So you don't like to gamble. May I suggest getting off the road!

  61. So..... Have you heard who's hosting the neighborhood poker night this week ?

  62. "20/20 is doing an expose on me next week, I really am The Last of the Mohicans."

  63. It's a work of art! I call it "Free Enterprise"

  64. People are Corporation's Too!

  65. Well Neighbor, I'm putting that in the same category as the Jackalope, The Big Picture, and the ole Sasquatch

  66. I'm thinking about adding a Medical Marijuana dispencery to it. Would that be over the top?

  67. An online Casino would have been better!

  68. I bought it from those American Picker guys,,, cool huh?

  69. Las Vegas 'Man Caves'...

    "We'll call your place Encore".

  70. can call me 'Mister Win, & I'll refer to you as 'Sheldon'.

  71. I sent my son out for a sprinkler.

  72. Not only does it pay the bills, but I get a great tax break!

  73. I heard the city planning department was closed due to budget cuts. So I figured what the heck.

  74. this is the only way i could get my relatives to visit me when they come to Las Vegas

  75. "When I bought it, the bank new it was a gamble!"

  76. I am president of the HOA so I can do anything I want to.

  77. "Where are we? My GPS server went down again"

  78. BYOB!

  79. "You didn't build that!"