Thursday, October 23, 2008

I got nothing

I'm just too excited about the super sized contest that I'm starting tomorrow. I'm just going to give all my regulars a heads up: it involves chocolate. Good chocolate. And, of course, tomorrow will be the weekly announcement of the "Caption This" contest winner. Make sure you stop by tomorrow, as the more days you enter, the better chance that you will win a major award. Complete details will be posted. Trust me it will be easy and fun.


"It's a major award"
My humorblogger buddy the Dude (no relation to The Dude in the movie The Big Lebowski) asked me about the caption contest and wanted to know the patented scientific method I use to pick the winner.

I've explained it in the past, but for some of my new readers, I'll run it down quickly. Mrs. Crotchety, the Spawn, Rubba, and 5 of my friends (2 named Donna) from review all the captions and vote, each picking a first second and third place choice. (If Rubba enters, he doesn't vote for himself) I assign point values and then total them up. Obviously, a first place vote is worth more than a 3rd place one. Whoever has the most points wins. I don't vote at all.

And just a shout out to my buddy ettarose at :

They can't wait for my contest at:

If you haven't voted for me yet, please do. Thanks.


TheFLy said...

Looking forward to it. If it involves looking sexy and adorable at the same time, then I win hands down, haha.

buzz buzz

Unknown said...

So, it's basically rigged, as suspected--right??? Enquiring minds want to know.

A New Yorker said...

This chocolate had better be good since I have my caption this contest running the same day as YOUR new one! RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

Anonymous said...

...You don't vote? So, why exactly did you lead me to believe that if I let you use my timeshare on Corfu that I'd win this week? Hmm? Boy, I'll tell you. Between that and finding out that Lucy tested your blog and it's rated R, I just don't know what to believe anymore.

Anonymous said...

Gives new meaning to "a shot of leg"

Da Old Man said...

@ The Fly: No offense, but I have never found any man sexy or adorable.

@ Fishhawk: Not at all. I wouldn't do that. Ok, I would, but I don't.

@ Lauren: It's Dove. Made in NJ, so you know it's good.

@ JD: I really don't vote. It wouldn't be fair if I did.
I misled you because I really wnated to check out some Corfuian real estate in person, and you are the only one I know of with such a time share. That blog test is bogus. This blog is as wholesome as Disneyland.
Well, Disneyland if Mickey Mouse was obsessed with butt plugs.

Da Old Man said...

@ Susie: True dat. Make sure you stop by for the contest tomorrow.

Unknown said...

Ooh a major award, how exciting! Is it also Fra-gee-lay? :)

Da Old Man said...

@ Jenn: I decided to use domestic chocolate. :)

It's from a major manufacturer in the heartland of the Chocolate Valley, New Jersey.

Anonymous said...

So the prize isn't a lovely leg lamp?

Aw, shucks!

Eh, I guess chocolate will have to do.


Da Old Man said...

@ lala: Nope: The prizes will be announced soon.

Marvel Goose said...

I hope it's weight watchers chocolate. I'm losing weight and can't touch the real stuff.

Inspired by the Netflix commercials, I will go ahead and put in my submission now. We'll see if it fits.

"Gee, it worked for me in rehearsals!"