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Captions contest

The Journal’s weekly captions contest allows readers to create a clever meme out of a photo we select from Journal photographers or our wire service.

Last week’s photo


The U.S. Navy’s newest very low-tech and budget-friendly anti-submarine device.

ARTHUR D. ORTEGA, Albuquerque

A new TikTok challenge: Swim under the spears without getting impaled.

JOAN NEWMAN, Albuquerque

That looks like the Grinch’s laundry hanging out to dry.


Scientists prepare to launch the 2023 version of the Deluxe Tingler Whale Massager.


“Who needs bait when you can fish with this?”


Fisherman spearheads the no-net option.

ROBERT WAYNE, Albuquerque

Here is Elon Musk’s latest enterprise: Industrial strength spear fishing.

TODD TIBBALS, Albuquerque

A spokesamphibian for Kermit’s hedge fund said, “We’re all about making it easy to be green.”


Oral-B is now ready to test out their ‘super duty’ octopus mint floss picks.


“Shark Tank” contestants Billy and Bob Smith of La Jolla, Calif., reveal their fun, if not tasty, new product. All day plankton popsicles. They come in three flavors: fish, crab and sea urchin.

MARK YARNELLE, Albuquerque

Inventors of the Power MultiSpear 9000 hope that prospective buyers get the point.

RICK WELLER, Albuquerque

“Drop it real hard, boys. Those spikes gotta go all the way in.”

CHERYL HAAKER, Albuquerque

“We only need a small blood sample, Mr. Shark — 6 gallons times 27 vials. You’ll be fine. I’m a professional. Oops! I, uh, accidentally nicked your artery. So sorry.”


This week’s photo



Fred Flintstone never had it so good.

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