A Changed Woman

Jill looks the same but really is a changed woman. See if you can find the differences between the photographs. There is another difference puzzle at There Are Differences Between Us.

Spoiler Alert — don’t read the comments until after you find the differences.

Jill Differences

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There Are Differences Between Us

These photographs have some real differences to reconcile. See if you can help.

Spoiler Alert — don’t read the comments until after you find the differences.

Update: The solution has been posted in the comments. Remind me to make the next one more difficult.

A hat tip to Adelaide for giving me the idea.

Zoo Roundabout (original)

Zoo Roundabout (altered)

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Caption Competition #8 Winner

Mark and Connie hiking in Bryce Canyon

Mark and Connie hiking in Bryce Canyon last week

Judge Jake decided the winner of the latest caption competition. The competition was open to anyone but only the locals participated. Thank you everybody for the great captions. The first prize is a $100 trillion banknote.

Mark is this week’s caption winner.

  • First — Bryson! Check out my new hair clip! It’s all natural. I need to pick up some food for it though… Mark
  • Second — When Sarah went blind and deaf, instead of reverting to the Tactile Rochester Method to facilitate communication, she instead went with an Interpretive Cockatiel. Sean
  • Third — Sarah, when was the last time you washed your hair? I think you missed something. Melissa

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Caption Competition #8

Sarah at Fort Worth Zoo

Sarah at Fort Worth Zoo

This photograph of Sarah was taken in April at the Fort Worth Zoo.  You are invited to write a caption for the photograph.

Usually the prize is limited to Kaysville and environs but this time it is open to all. The prize is a One Hundred Trillion Dollar banknote. It is not worth anything except that to hold it is very worrying when you realize that your own currency could also end up hyperinflated. Especially with government borrowing at record levels. This 2008 uncirculated Zimbabwe banknote was part of the annual inflation rate of 89,700,000,000,000,000,000,000%.

Rachel holding Zimbabwe banknote

Rachel holding Zimbabwe banknote

When you submit your caption include your email in the comment form. That way I can contact the winner for their address to mail the banknote. If you are reading my Facebook page, click on “View Original Post” to come on over to my blog. If I cannot obtain your address the prize will go to the second place winner.

Only myself and the judge are not eligible to win. Sharpen your keyboards and good luck with your captions. One hundred trillion dollars awaits you. Rachel not included.
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Caption Competition #7 Winner

Melissa

Melissa

Paul didn’t know who had written the captions for Caption Competition #7, so he made an ideal judge. Thank you everybody for the especially great captions. The first prize is a Cadbury’s Fruit & Nut 3.5 oz milk chocolate bar.

Melissa is this week’s caption winner.

  • First — “The Battle of Water-Roo.” Melissa
  • Second — “How are roo?” Sarah
  • Third — “Can he come to my house to play?” Sharon

Melissa, when she breaks away from blogging, dabbles in captioning.
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Caption Competition #7

Bryson and Kangaroo

Bryson and Kangaroo

This photograph of Bryson was taken in March at the Fort Worth Zoo. I know it’s a jungle out there but don’t be timid — jump right in and see if your caption can captivate us.

Adelaide with chocolate bar

Adelaide with a Cadbury's Fruit and Nut bar

The first prize (Kaysville and environs only) is a Cadbury’s Fruit & Nut 3.5 oz milk chocolate bar. I will pick a caption judge later. Remember, anyone can submit a caption and win first place but only locals will be awarded the prize.

I remember watching advertisements on television in England in the 1970s that used the theme “Everyone’s a Fruit and Nut-case.” Below is a 1975 United Kingdom advertisement featuring a number of Fruit and Nut-cases.

Facebook readers, if you cannot see the video click here.

Previous Caption Winners

1. Sean
2. Ken
3. Sean
4. Janay
5. Shauna
6. Connie

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Caption Competition #6 Winner

Connie

Connie


Sarah, the subject of Caption Competition #6, agreed to pick the winning lines. Thank you everybody for the really funny captions. The first prize is a Johnson Space Center 3oz almond milk chocolate bar. Second prize is a smaller milk chocolate bar with the image of the space shuttle blasting off into space.

Connie is this week’s caption winner.

  • First — “Are you sure there are no pickles in prison? I just wanted a pickle.” Connie
  • Second — “I don’t understand. I had my fishing license with me. It’s not fair!” Darrell
  • Third — “Okay, Bryson… I promise… no more veggies. Can I come out now?” Mark

Connie, when she is not playing with words earns a living playing with numbers.
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Caption Competition #6

Sarah behind bars

Sarah behind bars at The Aquarium at Moody Gardens

I took this photograph in March at The Aquarium at Moody Gardens on Galveston Island, Texas. Amidst all the fish tanks and displays was this cage so my daughter Sarah agreed to create my next caption. This picture will be easier to write a caption for than the last competition so go ahead and stun us with your creativity and wit.

Rachel holding NASA chocolate

Rachel holding NASA chocolate bars

The first prize (Kaysville and environs only) is a Johnson Space Center 3oz almond milk chocolate bar. The motto “Failure is not an option” is printed on the wrapper along with the famous NASA logo. Second prize is a smaller milk chocolate bar with the image of the space shuttle blasting off into space. A sight that you now will only see on chocolate bars and old newsreels.

For the judging I will ask my readers to vote on one or more of the captions written for this Caption Competition #6. Those writing captions can also vote. And yes, you can vote for your own caption though all the world will know you absolutely have zero social skills.

Even if you are not local we will be totally spaced out to hear from you. However, we cannot mail prizes because importing this space age chocolate from Texas brought our budget crashing to earth.
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Caption Competition #5 Winner

Shauna

When she takes a break from caption writing, Shauna is tracking the weather.

Judge Jake agreed to pick the winner of Caption Competition #5. Thank you all for the excellent captions. As you know the first prize is an imported 51 gram Fry’s Turkish Delight bar. Because we received funds last week from monies allocated by The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, we were able to purchase two more Turkish Delights to award as second and third place prizes. However, our Recovery fund expenditures did not create any new jobs.

Shauna is this week’s caption winner.

  • First — “My buddy Atlas (Greek God) wants me to take over holding the world for him when he goes on vacation, so I just thought I would get some practising in.” Shauna
  • Second — “Paul was told he could only take one rock home with him, now you know why the sandbox is gone…” Sean
  • Third — “Come help me push this rock down the hill.” Tyler

Shauna watches the weather at Weather Wonderful.
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