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May 25, 2007

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Daniel

I've been on Spoleto duty (check out my video reports at spoletotoday.com), so now's my chance to get caught up on my caption contest job:

"The new head will start to grow hair once its attached to your --body."
--Tim Snow, North Charleston

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"The problem with you, Carl, is that you never think outside of the box."

or


"Normally we would hand you your head on a silver platter, but due to cost cutting, we're using boxes this year."
-- Anne Keogh, Charleston, SC

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"What we need here is some one who unlike Jack can think outside the box."
-- Shirley Cotton, Mount Pleasant

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"NOT TO WORRY SIR. THIS IS SIMPLY A CASE OF YOU THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX."
--dennis orrin bernard

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"You're fired. I told you to think out of the box not in the box."
-- Barbara Walsh, Summerville

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"I think that two heads are better than one for this project."
-- Ronny Petrino, Mt. Pleasant

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"See Mr. Billingsly, I told you I had a plan to get a head."
-- Linda J. Jordan, West Ahsley

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"I'm sorry Jim, we decided to use your twin brother Jack for our new toy."
-- Seymour Rosenthal, Mount Pleasant
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"We've had to reduce our staff by 2/3's. This is the best we could do."
-- Susan Murray, West Ashley

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"WE KNOW THIS NEW CUBICLE DESIGN IS A LITTLE SMALL BUT YOU'LL ADJUST".
-- MARK GRAY, WILMINGTON, NC

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1. "Welcome to the company. Let me introduce to your cubical mate."

2. "The good news: you're hired. The bad news: you'll be sharing a cubical with Quinby, here ."

3. "I sure hope you can think outside the box!"

4. "Charley, here, will give you a 'heads up' on what to expect."

--Bob Tilidetzke

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"Sorry Ted, but we really need you to think outside the box."
-- Susan Murray, West Ashley

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"It's just Al, repackaged as a conservative conservationist"

or

"It's just another presidential candidate, packaged to win his party's nomination"
--
Ken Ingram, Seabrook Island

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Andy Savage to his client... "Al, the good news is your investors have agreed to a settlement."
-- Dale Slater, Charleston

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"Ted, this is not the way to get ahead in the box company."
-- Daryl Armstrong, Hanahan

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I'll also pass along this caption from my 16-year-old son Luke, who is ineligible for this contest, but still pretty (darkly) funny (I think):

"Just think of it as you, but with a different brain."

... or something like that...

Daniel

Left off earlier:

"We understand that you want to 'get ahead', but unfortunately in the present business climate this is the best we could do".
-- Mark Gray, Wilmington, NC

Daniel

Left off earlier:

1. "You'll be replacing Weatherby here who had a tough time thinking outside the box."

2. "We believe you'll be head and shoulders above your predecessor Weatherby."

3. "We're phasing out the head supervisor position."

--George C. Matthews, Mount Pleasant

Daniel

More entries, and remember: Early deadlines today so y'all can vote on the finalists!

"No, no. Your promotion is denied. You have to do BOTH in this business: Think ahead and think outside of the box."
-- Pren Woods, West Ashley

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"Meet Mr. Smith, the individual you’ll be replacing. Unfortunately, he never learned to think ‘outside the box’!"
-- Bonnie Cooper, Moncks Corner

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Daniel

This week's contest is now officially closed. Here are the final entries:

"Since you were the company whistleblower, how is this for some new merchandise: 'Pop goes the weasel.'"
-- Pren Woods, West Ashley

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"You won’t believe it! It’s our #1 blow up doll on the market today!!"
-- David Hubbard, Mt Pleasant

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"Your replacement was found by a headhunter."
-- Peggy Todd, Charleston

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Next step: Pick the finalists, code up the poll and stick it out there for a vote... Coming up soon...

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