Photo Caption Contest

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Dr.Thorvaldt » Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:14 pm

' I can smell the mines '..... Oh ! I thought it was mine !

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Andrew23 » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:02 pm

para is updating the results for rounds 3 and 4, apologies for the delay.

here's the last pic, for round 5.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Schroberts » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:11 pm

(That pic isn't working, drewbee.)
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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Andrew23 » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:51 pm

i can see it, can someone confirm or deny schroberts statement?

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by n00less cluebie » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:51 pm

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by n00less cluebie » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:52 pm

andrew23 wrote:i can see it, can someone confirm or deny schroberts statement?
-visible on my iphone

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by dollabillz » Wed Oct 23, 2013 2:18 pm

I can't see it, but I can confirm that it's a picture of n00less as a child.

(he loves Alf, right?)

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by paranoiarodeo » Wed Oct 23, 2013 2:49 pm

(Image link redirected to a more reliable server.)

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Andrew23 » Wed Oct 23, 2013 3:40 pm

thank you, sir.
i've never been very reliable.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by General K » Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:36 pm

I think I'm out, looks like my sense of humor is not getting any results... so good luck to the other luxers :)

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Milltycoon » Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:58 am

"Unlike ALF and lunchboxes, obese children will never go out of style in America."

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by WhirlPlaid » Thu Oct 24, 2013 1:03 pm

Underneath this costume, I really AM Alf, and yes, there IS a pussycat in my lunchbox.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Behemoth » Thu Oct 24, 2013 1:54 pm

Melvin's classmates would later coin a term for the male camel-toe in his honor.



Edited to fix typo.
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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Big Will E Style » Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:46 pm

I think this should be a peer vote contest. I love Drifter, but how does his inside joke about fluffing a duck win? 95% of the people on here don't even know what that means.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by n00less cluebie » Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:55 pm

Big Will E Style wrote:"I think this should be a peer vote contest. I love Drifter, but how does his inside joke about fluffing a duck win? 95% of the people on here don't even know what that means."
...said Big Will as he stood in his Alf t-shirt holding his lunchbox

(Btw- same thing happens whenever i play Balderdash.)
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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by paranoiarodeo » Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:59 pm

Big Will E Style wrote:I love Drifter, but how does his inside joke about fluffing a duck win?
But that's precisely why he won. Fuckin' bullseye, yo.

(Shame on you for pissing and moaning about those who care for Lux history.)

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by plane crazy » Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:01 pm

And this is a shot of Dustin when he was going through his "alf" phase.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by bod » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:25 am

I don't want no bird's respect - I wouldn't know what to do with it.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Andrew23 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:11 am

Big Will E Style wrote:I think this should be a peer vote contest. I love Drifter, but how does his inside joke about fluffing a duck win? 95% of the people on here don't even know what that means.
just for the record -- the "duck fluffing" caption got a 1st place vote from both para and schroberts. it received no votes from me, because while i appreciated the in-joke, i didn't think it was funny enough to earn points.

(and i have plenty of respect for lux history -- just ask magpie)

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Schroberts » Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:02 am

For the record, this is a Lux forum photo caption contest, during Luxtoberfest, a time steeped in Lux tradition. Therefore, a caption entry that manages to capture Lux history and be funny? That's a winner in my book.

Also, not sure why we need to debate one winning caption out of this whole competition. The host of this game asked two quartermasters to help him judge. That's just the way he wanted to run this one, I guess. It should be noted that there have been a couple submissions that I thought were really funny and voted to win, that haven't received points because apparently the other judges didn't vote on those. Just how majority works, yo.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by jesterme » Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:18 am

what is duck fluffing?

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Big Will E Style » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:08 pm

Schroberts, how can you vote for something from Lux History that you had no part of? Is there a place on the lux mod forum that explains this fluffing duck joke that makes it funny for you? I just think this place can be a little High School sometimes and it ruins it for the rest of us. I will agree, however, that I am being overly sensitive, especially in a game that is silly and just for fun...but it's kind of a problem of mine. I speak my mind.

Obviously I have nothing but respect for both you and Para. I just think this Lux History thing is a little dramatic.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Schroberts » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:45 pm

Big Will E Style wrote:Schroberts, how can you vote for something from Lux History that you had no part of?
So, in your logic, I had to be there for it when it originally happened to understand it's place in Lux? That's a little high school, if you ask me.
Big Will E Style wrote:Obviously I have nothing but respect for both you and Para. I just think this Lux History thing is a little dramatic.
Yeah, and you're the one the brought it up. I'm just explaining why I thought it was a funny caption. No drama here.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Big Will E Style » Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:05 pm

All I'm saying is, I wasn't here when it happened, so I have no idea what it means/why it's funny.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by paranoiarodeo » Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:11 pm

Just for giggles, I went back to see what BWE's caption was for that photo 'cause I couldn't remember it: "Don't worry, he's a pussy." Umm, okay. Humor's a notoriously strange thing, and we all have our own sense of what's funny, but how's that obviously more funny than everything else? 'cause i don't get it. Strikes me as predictable, fratboyish, and, well, like something I woulda heard in high school, y'know?

Drifter's caption was a very subtle play on Lux tradition during a month when we're supposedly celebrating Lux traditions. Even toro managed to drag himself outta his art director's cave long enough to giggle. We could had ourselves a full-blown anti-holy versus semi-holy smackdown had a few others come outta the woodwork like Preach, BarStar, mbauer, Kef, Mike, Snype, MWHM, etc. Coulda been fun.

And for the record: I originally suggested that this contest should be scored with community feedback at the end of the month. Two or three different times, in fact. Andrew didn't wanna do that, and preferred to leave his personal fingerprints on things. Maybe next time around, we can setup some sorta webpage that would allow anyone with a forum account to rank unnamed contributions instead.

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Footnote No. 1: Forum search for duck fluffing: link.
Footnote No. 2: Luxshoppe Showdown from 2008; mbauer wrongly illustrates what duck fluffing means: link.
Footnote No. 3: Dozens of previous caption contests: link.

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by dollabillz » Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:11 pm

I for one am outraged

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Andrew23 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:25 pm

clearly, i've gotten my judge friends in a little trouble here, and this wasn't intended.

andrew23 unleashes tear gas on the rioters and hopes that para and schrob will still be his friends....

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by n00less cluebie » Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:28 pm

Big Will E Style wrote:All I'm saying is, I wasn't here when it happened, so I have no idea what it means/why it's funny.
Interestingly enough, according to Dustin, that makes you a n00b

For the record, I thought my entry was the best I've put out so far

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Re: Photo Caption Contest

Post by Drifter » Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:38 pm

Looks like my work here is done. Let me know if I can cause anymore trouble...

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