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For Your Consideration

Awards. There's the well known and the not so well known. In the former category we have the Oscars, the Emmys and the Grammies and their Canadian counterparts the Genies, the Geminis and the Junos, respectively. Just lately Nickelback took home wins in several Juno music categories. Yes I know, the state of affairs in Canadian music makes you want to go out and shoot yourself. I'll keep my nickel, thank you very much so I won't have to ask for it back. But I digress.

Awards. In many cases nominees for major awards make their case for winning an award. This was hilariously demonstrated by Christopher Guest and his ensemble cast in his latest film, For Your Consideration...

Then there are the lesser known awards, awards for which if any campaign is launched it might be to make a case for not winning, such as the Darwin Award...

And one of my favourites, the Not My Job Award...

There's the You're A Horse's Ass Award... and I'm sure we can all think of candidates for this one.

Or for this one...

But there's an even lesser known award out there of which I'm sure many of you weren't aware. It's called the Zucchini Award. And guess what? I won it! Gaze upon the glory it represents. Pretty cool, eh? What did I win it for? Did I invent a cure for cancer? (I wish.) Did I soliloquize smoothly in a cinematic bit part? Did I get it for spelling soliloquize correctly? No, no, no, none of that. This was far more important. I won a caption contest!!! Crotchety Old Man Yells At Cars bestowed this edible honour upon me for captioning this picture...

And the caption? Well I really put my thinking cap on for this one. Are you ready?

Next on Access Hollywood: Sad, sad, very sad. As the stars gather for the Howdy Doody reunion we learn the years have not been kind to Clarabell.

I dare not imagine what the hell this picture really portrays. For now we'll go with Clarabell, who by the way for all you trivia twits out there was first played by Bob Keeshan. Bob went on to become Captain Kangaroo!

You can read Crochety's caption post here. While you're at it wish him a happy fifth anniversay in the blogosphere.

And who knows, if I win any more awards my head might start to swell. Then it could be a case of today the zucchini, tomorrow the biggest pain in the ass award.


VE said… deserve that award. Terrific caption...
Da Old Man said…
Oscars ain't nothing. Even dead guys win that.
You won the only award worth winning.
Well, I have to admit that's a pretty damn good caption. Congrats!
Vic said…
Congratulations! That's some lovely zucchini.
Lady Sarcasm said…
LOL! You deserved it man, that was fab. Cheers! :)
nonamedufus said…
VE: Thanks

DOM: You da man!

Mary: Thanks

Vic: Thanks, I'm thinking of having a garden salad later.

Lady S: You're too kind.
Jenn Thorson said…
Well, we all know you totally deserved that award, Dufus... I mean, captioning THAT photo, more than ANY, was a BIG challenge...

I kept having to put eyedrops in, just to even look at the thing. :)
nonamedufus said…
Jenn: Yeah,she/he's a looker!
nonamedufus said…
Jenn: Yeah,she/he's a looker!
Vic said…
Congratulations! That's some lovely zucchini.

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