"Fishing in Lake Norman is great, but I only CMUD!"
-- William Owens of Marvin, NC
"Is it true Bruton Smith's going to buy Lake Wylie and turn it into a drag strip?"
-- Scott Ward, Lake Wylie, SC
"Where do Concord and Kannapolis get their water from now?"
-- Kevin Whisonant, Blacksburg, VA
"It's just as well. We can't afford gas for the motor anyway."
-- Brent Sheppard, Morganton
"It could be worse -- we could be at a Panthers game!"
-- submitted by several readers
Thank you for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received this week:
"I wished for a TROUT."
"See Dad, I told you not to water the lawn."
"Let's take the boat to one of the new housing developments. I hear that's where all the water is."
"Did God forget to pay the water bill?"
"Maybe instead of 'Speed Street' they should call it 'Death Valley'!"
"This is a new meaning to 'What's up, Doc'!"
"We might have better luck if we moved to a lawn in Ballantyne."
"This lake's drier than Pat McCrory's wit."
“You think they got any fish at the White Water Park?”
"Look on the bright side, Dad. Lland prices are still soaring around lake norman, and we've just tripled our acreage!"
"Lake Norman is just as productive with or without water."
"Maybe we should use dry flies."
"Did Cabarrus County steal all our fish, too?"
"What's global warming?"
"You shoulda seen the water that got away!"
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