We couldn’t let August get away from us without a “Wizard of Oz”-themed caption contest. And we decided to go big: five pictures and five winners!
Now pay attention here. So we can keep track of everything, contestants must send individual emails to firstname.lastname@example.org for each picture they’re writing a caption for. See the directions under each photo.
In other words: Do not send captions for all five pictures in one email. You’ll be disqualified. Also, be sure to include your name, city and phone number in each emailed entry.
As always, we’re looking for funny. Your captions could relate to the movie, or not at all.
Note the extended deadline for this supersized contest: 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
The winning caption for each picture scores a $25 gift card. We’ll publish the winners and runners-up here next Friday.
| Tim Engle, email@example.com
OUR LAST WINNER
Streetcars, Super Glue and even Hitler showed up in the entries, but the winner was …
Shortly after the Kansas primary election, Sen. Pat Roberts was spotted slipping out of town. (Betty J. Ludwig, Leavenworth)
The rest of the gang made its getaway, and this clown was left holding the bag. And a cane. (Carl Weaver, Merriam)
An aerial view of the first pedestrian run over during the debut of the new KC streetcars. (Ralph Olson, Buckner)
Charlie didn’t utter a word, even as the bus backed up and squashed him. (Jim Wyckoff, Overland Park)
No, she said, “Follow the Yellow Brick ROAD, not the yellow brick WALL.” (Marge Hattrup, Overland Park)
“If I don’t move, they will think I’m graffiti.” (John Shamet, Kansas City, Kan.)
Flat Stanley goes Flat Charlie. (Bart Altenbernd, Prairie Village; others similar)
“Oh, man! I knew I shouldn’t have worn that Velcro suit!” (Aaron Bruening, Lee’s Summit)
Up against the wall, you red-nosed mutha! (Jake Smith, Kansas City)