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Pulp Captions Round 9 Results

Mister Nizz


Round 9's Pulp Caption Contest hails from the cover of ARGOSY MAGAZINE, Published 22 June, 1940!

James Spurny - "What manner of man is Giacomo? Ha ha! I shall tell you what manner of man is he. He lives for a sigh, he dies for a kiss, he lusts for the laugh, ha! He never walks when he can leap! He never flees when he can fight (thud) oop! He swoons at the beauty of a rose. And I offer myself to you, all of me. My heart. My lips. My legs. My calves. Do what you will - my love endures. Beat me. Kick me. (kiss, kiss) I am yours." **** FIRST PLACE ****

Eric Miller - "Do these tights make me look gay?"

John Slotwinski - "Mark Pitcavage fights valiantly to keep the censorship folder on-topic."

Matt Foster - "He must be the King. He's wearing lipstick."

Barry Johnston - "No you can't have my Errol Flynn autographed yellow shirt!"

Jason Schmidt - "Write all the exciting backstory you want, include every dynamic painting and illustration you can scrape up, supply the best Skills and Feats in the whole book -- there's still no way on Earth anybody is going to play a Bard character, Mr Gygax." **** THIRD PLACE ****

David Fox - "So it was that this, this humble piece of magazine cover artwork, was chosen by Michael Jackson as his 'After' model. And what misery and suffering it would cause..."

Klaus Knechtskern - "The brouhaha at the doublesupersale at Origins 2007 was bigger than ever. Publisher´s had to fend of buyers 24 hours/day"

Peter Card - "I miss the chickenwire cage Elwood"

Gary Christiansen - "Errol Flynn indeed, I'm getting this roll in the hay."

Ian Wedge - "Sadly, Errol's dreams of glory were soon to be crushed by the next DoD ruling on gay recruits."

Karen Spurny - "k d lang knew she'd found a newer, freer lifestyle."

Gary Christiansen - "The Brand NEW K-Tel Saber... it Slices, it Dices, it even Pokes holes in Pirates! Yours for Only $19.95. But Not only do you get this High Value Saber, Included in your one time payment of 19.95 is the K-Tel brand Parrying Dagger. If that seems like a deal, look at this, we throw in a genuine pirate eye-patch too. Money back guarantee if Saber fails to perform during duels."

Matt Foster - "Yes, yes. He's handy with a sword allright. But if he keeps singing that song from The Muppet Movie, I'm going to kill him myself."

Joe Steadman - "Frank the extra says, "you idiot.. you grabbed the wrong prop, that is a longsword"! "Who cares Stan, it really goes well with my tights and who will notice" replies the ungrateful friend of his girlfriend's little sister. "Wow, what I will do for that woman, thought Frank."

"I see your Swartz is as long as mine"

"I am NOT a merry man" says the man below to the man above."

Otto Schmidt - "Unlike his co-workers, Kyle loved stockholders meetings."

"Horatio at the Bridge! -- Panzeri at the membership meeting!"

"Prince Panzeri called to his faithful pooch Sancho Mattes! "You hold them off, I'll slip out the back!"

"The Kerioke got a little out of hand that night!"

"Walt O'Hara in younger, happier days- before the dark times, before HMGS."

"Knowing the art director for Airfix miniatures was at the next table, Bernie did his best to striek a pose that would gain him immortality as a perfectly useless figure in the next release." **** SECOND PLACE ****

"Fun though it was, he knew he was getting to old for this. Next day he would talk to his brothers Chico, Zeppo, and Groucho, about joining the act.

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