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Six-Word Caption Contest #16 (and Winner #15)

Monday, February 4th, 2013

By Larry Smith

After a little holiday break the Six-Word Memoir Caption Contest is back. One smart and spirited short-form scribe who describes this heartbreaking photo (hint: it’s really only heartbreaking if you’re a 49ers fan) will win $50 on Shutterfly. Share your six words by 5pm EST on Friday, Feb. 8 in the comments area below to describe the situation you see above. Each entry should be a separate comment and you can submit up to 10 entries; read the official rules for more details.

Contest #15 winning caption to describe the spinning Santa found in this blog post is “Economy’s tough–I deliver sandwiches, too!” by Autumn22. Didn’t win? Pick yourself up and get right back on the bike this week.

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76 responses

  1. Melanie Castillo says:

    The lights were my turning point.

  2. songwriter says:

    Natural light? We DO have electricity.

  3. Hope says:

    Friday night lights turned off Sunday.

  4. Vincent Aurelius says:

    The sun also rises very beautifully.

  5. maryjane31 says:

    Nature at her best. Frame this.

  6. maryjane31 says:

    A awesome masterpiece of nature’s beauty.

  7. Tuenmun says:

    Hell, is it that late already?

  8. Tuenmun says:

    Hell, it can’t be that early.

  9. Tuenmun says:

    Will someone please turn out light.

  10. Contemplative says:

    Dotted line between natural and artificial.

  11. Contemplative says:

    Sure cure-all for Seasonal Affective Disorder.

  12. Contemplative says:

    Baby oil, SPF 100, still debated.

  13. Mckenna says:

    Artificial cannot outshine world’s natural light

  14. Mckenna says:

    You need light to see color.

  15. Mckenna says:

    Who said the sky was blue?

  16. Michael Kosiba says:

    One light, one game, one win

  17. maryjane31 says:

    Lose the light, save on electricity.

  18. JulieJAdams says:

    Time for a solar powered Superdome!

  19. Wendy says:

    Good! Now more time for commercials

  20. Wendy says:

    Sue me, phone needed to charge.

  21. mzejay says:

    Twilight time, could go either way.

  22. MsKillie says:

    Natural light is better for you.

  23. MsKillie says:

    Nature is reliable, humans are not.

  24. MsKillie says:

    Nature always prevails over manmade mistakes.

  25. David Cicotello says:

    Rising or setting. The light prevails.

  26. Twyla Littleton says:

    There is beauty, even in loss.

  27. ElSagacious says:

    Jupiter sky viewed from terrestrial standpoint.

  28. Wendy says:

    Super Bowl’s least shocking event, literally.

  29. Wendy says:

    The Amish complaints were resolved finally.

  30. Wendy says:

    The most boos for sunsets, ever recorded.

  31. tarnicus says:

    challenge the sun god stalwart incandescents

  32. DynamicDbytheC says:

    Winning the game starts every dawn.

  33. DynamicDbytheC says:

    Sorry Jim. Good night John boy.

  34. TFerguson says:

    Red and Gold’s glory day fades.

  35. TFerguson says:

    A sunset’s worth a thousand spotlights.

  36. Whelp says:

    Welcome to America’s answer to Stonehenge,

  37. Anna says:

    Winning isn’t everything, get over it.

  38. Paula Van Camp says:

    The contrast of light on light.

  39. Elinor says:

    All team colors shine at sunrise

  40. Libby Rathert says:

    A golden sun, will rise red.

  41. Sydney says:

    Win or lose we still lost

  42. Alexis says:

    One field, one team, one dream.

  43. Maddie says:

    nature is the real winner here

  44. Abby B says:

    The light’s go out. Hope doesn’t.

  45. Mary says:

    Molecules will stay, memories will fade.

  46. Kathleen says:

    Wow, look at that telephone wire!

  47. Reilly says:

    Glory, on and off the field.

  48. Erin says:

    Light or darkness, we still play

  49. Jenna A says:

    Your dreams wake you every morning.

  50. AbbyL says:

    Sun down, lights on, game begins

  51. Sophie says:

    The game ends, the team remains

  52. Mo Stinehart says:

    A season of pride is over.

  53. Cate says:

    Just on the verge of greatness.

  54. CLAIRE S. says:

    Which light is the right light?

  55. EGH says:

    Trade lights for sunsets, dream memories

  56. Olivia says:

    in day light everyone is seen

  57. Maggie says:

    Victories are lost. Dreams stay dreaming.

  58. Olivia says:

    Florescent lights need replacing,sun doesn’t

  59. JAD says:

    There was light. It was good.

  60. Staraj says:

    “For starters, stop being so artificial.”

  61. scribbling_scribe says:

    Turn out the lights. Party’s over.

  62. scribbling_scribe says:

    Superbowl Sunday birthed 49ers Black(out) Sunday.

  63. scribbling_scribe says:

    Super bowl 2013 birthed “Black Sunday.”

  64. TFerguson says:

    Brilliance setting only to rise again.

  65. KristiSprinkle says:

    football is tough; life goes on.

  66. Spiffy Tumbleweed says:

    I was rooting for Harbaugh’s team.

  67. Spiffy Tumbleweed says:

    At least the lights work here.

  68. KristiSprinkle says:

    Win: The lights! Fail: The team!

  69. Dylan says:

    Even defeated, the Niners find gold.

  70. Dylan says:

    Daybreak rapping at my chamber door

  71. DynamicDbytheC says:

    Sorry Jim. Good night, John boy.

  72. Bobbie says:

    Shining warmth makes us all Winners.

  73. Tracey says:

    Who is paying the electric bill?

  74. Tracey says:

    Always some malfunction at Super bowl.

  75. maryjane31 says:

    Ruined beautiful picture with awful light.

  76. drjcs3 says:

    Rise or set. Who really cares?

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