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Thursday Photo Caption Contest

Sidewalk airbagsā€¦because safety is our #1 priority

It was a tough choice between human-trails and anti-tree safety devices, but our team of judges finally had to go with Penny M, whose caption succinctly captures the importance of safety! We’ll email you a code to use for 15% a puchase in our eStore.

Although these do appear to be colorful elongated airbags, they are in fact part of an art installation. The photo is from the DOCUMERICA series, taken by different photographers sent out into the field by the Environmental Protection Agency. The full caption reads “D’Aug Days (pronounced dog) is a month long presentation of all the arts at downtown Cincinnati’s immensely popular public plaza, Fountain Square. Jonanthan Ahearn’s inflatable sculpture, 08/1973.”

This week’s image is not in sunny Cincinnati, but somewhere far creepier! Give us your best caption in the comments below.

Your caption here!

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Comment from Linda Toki
Time May 26, 2011 at 9:57 am

The Stepford Babies

Comment from Ivan
Time May 26, 2011 at 10:05 am

“Don’t worry…this won’t hurt a bit.”

Comment from Ryan Tickle
Time May 26, 2011 at 10:08 am

Vincent could only sympathize with the dolls he created, being constantly reminded of how fortunate he was to have hair.

Comment from Robert F-H
Time May 26, 2011 at 10:20 am

Then it occurred to Millard that his investment in the manufacture of prosthetic heads might not have been a wise one.

Comment from John W
Time May 26, 2011 at 10:29 am

“It was an ordinary day, just like every other, until one of them started to talk…”

Comment from Marie Arter
Time May 26, 2011 at 10:35 am

Alas, THIS … is the job the employment agency found for Mr. Smith who aspired to become a Head Inspector some day !

Comment from Tara McLoughlin
Time May 26, 2011 at 10:35 am

Alas! Poor Yorick! I knew him well…

Comment from Adrian Z.
Time May 26, 2011 at 10:42 am

Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow
of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy.

Comment from Heather Rojo
Time May 26, 2011 at 10:44 am

“How to get a head at work!”

Comment from Towner B
Time May 26, 2011 at 10:55 am

Kids did not find as much amusement with Joe’s finger puppets as he had hoped.

Comment from Judy Wright
Time May 26, 2011 at 10:58 am

Heads or tails!

Comment from Terri Patillo
Time May 26, 2011 at 11:03 am

Why won’t they talk to me???

Comment from Christina
Time May 26, 2011 at 11:12 am

They’ll look much better once those thinking caps arrive.

Comment from Martin Prochnik
Time May 26, 2011 at 11:13 am

…and if you say “pretty please” we’ll give you a body too.

Comment from Jessica C.
Time May 26, 2011 at 11:13 am

It’s always important to keep your head on a swivel.

Comment from Mike Ambrose
Time May 26, 2011 at 11:18 am

Victor was let go after questioning the business plan of Doll Head Inc. one too many times.

Comment from Roxanne
Time May 26, 2011 at 11:20 am

Facebook…the first generation.

Comment from Paul Hamilton
Time May 26, 2011 at 11:21 am

Roger Corman went after the college demographic when he remade “Modern Times” as a horror movie.

Comment from VickiK
Time May 26, 2011 at 11:29 am

Oh my darling, you are my one and only . . . I have such plans for you and you and you and you . . .

Comment from Fay
Time May 26, 2011 at 11:34 am

Gary wondered why this face, among all the others, held such special meaning for him.

Comment from Jenny T.
Time May 26, 2011 at 11:50 am

After tucking in his oversized shirt and slicking back his hair, Professor Pleats heads back to work to oversee his newest study. The research is funded by the National Institutes for Creepiness and Staring Fondly at Disembodied Plastic Representations of Human Infant Heads.

Comment from Anna
Time May 26, 2011 at 12:04 pm

“We wants it, we needs it. Must have the precious.”

Comment from Roger Wade
Time May 26, 2011 at 1:13 pm

Stepford…The Beginnings

Comment from Towner B
Time May 26, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Manny loved his collection of doll’s heads, but the neighbors secretly suspected his backyard was full of bodies.

Comment from John Whittemore
Time May 26, 2011 at 5:17 pm

It took a while, but Fred, the neck joint inspector, finally found his missing contact lens

Comment from Daphne
Time May 26, 2011 at 5:24 pm

A Heads of the Curve

Comment from Daphne D.
Time May 26, 2011 at 5:33 pm

Deleted photo from Season 1: Oprah Behind the Scenes, Favorite Things episode. “You get a head! And you get a head! And you . . .”

Comment from Mickey
Time May 26, 2011 at 5:46 pm

There was no explanation for the fluke at the Eyes Wide Open Doll Company.

Comment from Aunt Peggy
Time May 29, 2011 at 5:34 pm

Let’s see….I think this one will be the State Representative from………