For a while last year (just before joining iNat, actually) I spent a lot of time learning, and participating in the New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest. There’s a lovely FB group of enthusiasts as well as a very interesting podcast about all this, and I was starting to get the rhythm of it (a bit).
Anyhow, I couldn’t find any specific reference in my forum searching about any caption contest. So I thought, why not see?
Simple and fun.
Post a nature observation shot and then let others suggest a funny caption. The nice thing about caption humour is it doesn’t necessarily have to rely on a funny image to create the joke. A very dull picture with a killer caption, can often work too.
"Okay, think Gary, think. The nest was right around here somewhere, you know it is. And remember, it was just one night. And what’s wrong with having a little poker game with your friends? And if it went all night, big deal, right?