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That's Why They Call It A Contact Sport

Well, plenty of folks attempted to convert their comment into a funny caption.  We had some great lines this week.  Here are a few honourable mentions...

Renal Failure kicked things off with...

After years of ridicule Fred Crotchblaster's day of glory had finally come.

C booted a long one with...

Regret at the idea of rushing the kicker was the SECOND strongest feeling Jimmy experienced that day.

And Whitey converted with...

Everything's bigger in Texas, usually because of the swelling.

But guess who got the three-pointer?  Mooooog's back with another win this week with...

At the very last second Jimmy decides to go for two.

Way to go Moooooog.  You be hanging with Dufus!!!  Congratulations, dude.


Quirkyloon said…
Congrats to the Moooooogster35! He's going to need a jungle gym with all the "hanging" he does with you Nomie!

And... I kept looking for you in the crowds of last night's opening ceremonies Nomie! I thought for sure you would be holding a huge poster sign: Hiya Quirky!

Me-Me King said…
He puns, he scores!!!

Congratulations moooooog!!!

Rah, Rah, Rah!!!
Don said…
Moooooog huh? Okay. Yeah Rod.
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: Wha? You didn't see me? Really, I couldn't stay up to watch it. Went to bed at 10:30 est.
nonamedufus said…
Me-Me: He does, indeed...again!
nonamedufus said…
Don: Maybe I should call this contest "Who Can Beat Moooooog" after all?
thinkinfyou said…
Congrats to Mooog. I suck at those caption things!
Tgoette said…
Congrats to Mooooog! All hail the Caption King!
CatLadyLarew said…
Moooooog for the extra point!
nonamedufus said…
thinkinfyou: You should give it a try some week.
nonamedufus said…
Tgoette: He da man!
nonamedufus said…
CL: It's up, and it's good!
Moooooog35 said…

Thanks, noname!!! Will be up on my awards page shortly!
nonamedufus said…
Moooooog: Way to go, man. Congratulations.
Skye said…
When I saw Moooooog's entry, I knew he had won the day! Nothin' could beat that!

Congrats Moooooog, great caption!
nonamedufus said…
Skye: Moooooog's a marvel.
Moooooog35 said…

Thanks, noname!!! Will be up on my awards page shortly!

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