"We're running out of accord!"
-- Judy Overman of Charlotte
"Now they don't know whether to protest against China or the incandescent bulb."
-- Brent Sheppard, Morganton
"The Chinese like to keep the Olympics on a short leash."
-- Lee Baber, Charlotte
"It seems to be thwarting protesters' efforts. It’s the guy carrying the 200 pound generator that’s having trouble keeping up!"
-- Andy Russel, Charlotte
"We're simply fighting fire with wire."
-- Tracy Knisley Hahn, Florence, SC
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Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received this week:
“How many protestors does it take to change an Olympic torch?”
"Watt's up with him?"
"With the drought the city council won't let us use a live torch."
"If somebody tries to douse THAT Olympic torch with water, it would be shocking.”
"I think his name is Far East Gump."
"Charlotte hired him to run up and down I-77 at night."
"It's wired to the Three Gorges Dam hydroelectric project."
"Looks like GE is sponsoring the olympics this year."
"Beijing--they bring bad things to light!"
"It's a lot greener than an open flame!"
"I know the cost of gas was high, but this is ridiculous!"
"The Games will go on, despite the current of negative energy."
"It's the best we could do for a decoy."
"He’d run 40% more efficiently if he were using a CFL bulb."
"We tried to make it greener, but the runners found the solar panel too cumbersome."
"He's been carbon-loading!"
Please join us again Monday, April 21, for a new cartoon caption challenge!