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Pause, Ponder and Pun

On your mark, get set...caption!

Okay, some of you guys have a great track record, coming in first place several times. It's time for an upstart to cross the finish line. Let's see if we can pass the baton to someone else this week. On the other hand, perhaps one of you previous winners can shatter the Dufus world record with a new number of wins!


See you Saturday...

Comments

CatLadyLarew said…
Pick me! Pick me!

(My caption... not my shameless attempt to garner another Dufus award... or IS it?)
Nooter said…
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Nooter said…
in a last ditch effort to garner improved ratings, 'desperate housewives' latest episode explores whether north american runner teri hatcher is actually a woman.

nancy grace guest stars.
moooooog35 said…
What I always saw in my rear view mirror, circa 1985.
moooooog35 said…
Relays were so much more elegant before the Kenyans got involved.
Don said…
Ugh. That's a tough one. I'll get back with you later on that one.
lotgk said…
For the benefit of Stevie Wonder.

We told him they were two hot Playboy twins running.
Me-Me King said…
Looks as if Dolly Parton will take second place in the Country Music Marathon.
Me-Me King said…
Martina McBride is clearly the winner in this year's Country Music Marathon. Dolly Parton places second.
Winky Twinky said…
Hey look...Thelma and Louise are back!
thinkinfyou said…
I have no idea how to caption it,but I have to give those guys credit,running in heels is hard as shit.
Now the race is on and here comes pride up the back stretch
Heartaches are going to the inside
My tears are holding back, trying not to fall
My heart's out of the running
True love's scratched for another's sake
The race is on and it looks like heartaches
And the winner loses all

The Race is On ~ Don Rollins
Thanks to his unprecedented success in finding a new outfit at the annual Barneys Warehouse Sale, Frank knew that he'd won the race long before he got to the track with the other "girls."
Frank realized he'd won the 12th annual "Chicks with Sticks 5K Run for the Gloryhole" when Tom blew out his left nut on turn three and fell far behind.
Kirsten said…
Okay! Okay! We get it! You're not a hermaphrodite! You're all woman!
Quirkyloon said…
"I found her! I found her! I found Dolly Parton and she's ready to kick my butt!"
A still from the newest addition to the Game Show Network's fall lineup "Who Wants To Outrun Phyllis Diller?"
Knucklehead said…
In an effort to finally win an Olympic medal, two white guys had elective surgery and entered the women's track and field competition.

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