"I never get the holiday off."
-- Kristin Childers of Hiddenite, N.C.
"My options weren't good to start with."
-- Steven A. Meckler, Charlotte
"I figured this would be the last place I would find anyone who celebrated Thanksgiving."
-- George Austin of Charlotte
"Actually, I volunteered to work Thanksgiving."
-- Bill McLoughlin, Charlotte
"Because shopping on Thanksgiving is for turkeys."
-- Ross Levin, Charlotte
"Thursday's my last day."
-- From many readers
"It beats the alternative."
-- From a multitude of readers
Thanks for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
"I don't think of it as 'cutthroat pricing', ma'am."
"Walmart's retirement plan? Check the freezer aisle."
"Working on Thanksgiving makes me want to cut my own throat."
"It's not really killing me to work Thanksgiving."
"I AM thankful."
"They're paying me a poultry amount."
"At least this way, the underpaid Walmart employees can actually SEE a turkey."
"Well, you're a bigger turkey for shopping here."
"Most of my family's in politics."
"Just living is my living wage."
Feel free to join a discussion about the winners, add more captions of your own, or let us know your favorites by clicking the 'Comments' link below. Please join us again Monday, Dec. 9, for a new cartoon caption challenge. -- Kevin Siers