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July 4, 2015

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Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest:

You’re in the driver’s seat: Tell us what to put on this cartoon


Mike Smith

Tell us what should be in the word bubble for this month’s Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest.

It's time once again for you to show us how witty you are with the monthly Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest.

The rules are simple: Mike Smith provides a cartoon with a blank word bubble. You tell us what it should say. Please enter your submission in the comments below or on our Facebook or Google+ pages.

Submissions are open until 5 p.m. June 20. We'll pick our five favorites, and you can vote for the winner beginning June 22. We'll announce the results June 29.

You can see last month's contest winner here.

On your mark. Get set. Go.

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  1. I'm going to stop complaining about the continuous road construction in Las Vegas. Maybe it's doing some good as this is the smoothest ride I've had in years.

  2. Budget Cuts....North Las Vegas.....where ???

  3. I hope you have your "no new taxes seat belt on".

  4. .....recalculating.....

  5. Well... At least I didn't hit a pedestrian.

  6. I told you not to take the Harry Reid Expressway exit!!

  7. Oh dear, looks as though a lobbyist hasn't paid enough!!

  8. Who the $#&% let Keanu Reeves into the Adopt-A-Highway program?!

  9. i told you to put that cell phone away

  10. Nevada's Adopt-a-Road program and the Tea Party is a bad mix!

  11. First it was Longhauling. Now "Dukes of Hazzard" driving. When are they going to connect the monorail to the airport so we don't have to use the Taxicabs anymore???

  12. Is this the entrance to the Echelon or the Fountainbleau?

  13. I've found that it's best to ignore the signs and just take a leap of faith...

  14. Whoa, something seems to be wrong with the GPS!

  15. Is that Cesar's fountain down there?

  16. I told you turning 'right' would be a disaster!

  17. This new Evel Knievel Stunt Ride is exciting!

  18. This is what I thought was going to happen in Victorville with the Desert Express.

  19. Higher Education Cutbacks have really hurt the School of Engineering in this State.

  20. Now I see why republicans want to 'take the country back' to the horse and buggy days.

  21. "You can checkin but you can never leave"

  22. We at NDOT believe in merging technologies. Did you notice the smooth transition between sections of freeway?

  23. Oh no, it's the local version of the bridge to nowhere!

  24. Kinda feels like the high hopes for our recovering housing market.

  25. So this is where the I-15 express lanes end!

  26. Yes we can. Yes we can. Yes we can.

  27. The roads never have been the same since President Obama asked people to stop blowing their money in Vegas.

  28. According to the map we should be somewhere on the way to an economic recovery.

  29. I think it is the same contractor that built the Harmon Hotel!

  30. Perhaps being the first state to allow driverless cars was a bad idea...

  31. I thought the Desert Xpress was a railroad project...

  32. Slowdown honey there is road construction beyond this jump.

  33. "Maybe they could hire Donald Trump to do a comb-over job on it."

  34. Who built this road...Evel Knivel?

  35. So is this all the "MAG-LEV" they could afford to build?

  36. Evel Knievel Construction....Road Leap Ahead

  37. You have to expect a few inconvieniences with a "Design-Build" project.

  38. The Adventures of Vin and Sherm following the yellow brick road to the land of "less government"

  39. Wow !!! I can't believe Las Vegas Paving Finished ahead of schedule.

  40. "I'm sick of that Kenyan in the White House talking about 'infrastructure'...."

  41. "Those Drone Pilots up at Indian Springs should stick to the practice range..."

  42. Congratulations you won!

  43. Did you see a "LANE ENDS" sign?

  44. So much for Design/Build ! ! !

  45. Obama Highway....A lot air-no substance

  46. Good thing it's a rental car.

  47. Ikea was the low bidder.

  48. Yes honey, this ride is cheaper than the roller coaster but I want to live long enough to see little Joey grow up.

  49. Close enough for government work?

  50. Remember the good old days when we complained about potholes?

  51. Darn it Chumley, I told you we don't pawn things like this!

  52. Nevada is a great place to live, no tornadoes, few earth quakes, but those winds.

  53. Roscoe! Arrest them Duke boys!

  54. I thought they finished the Pat Tillman-Mike O'Callaghan Memorial Bridge?

  55. Hang in there, Baby!


  57. Map? What the heck do I need a map for? I know where I am going.

  58. I knew CCSD should not have laid off those 400 teachers.

  59. Now who's the tagger that wrote Las Vegas on the side of that freeway bridge?

  60. Are you sure that last sign didn't read "Road DESTRUCTION Ahead"?

  61. Wow, it has been hot lately!

  62. "The DMV decided to simplify the testing stations. either have enough power to get across, or you don't get a plate."

  63. Can I text and cell phone now!!!

  64. Honey, did this car come equipped with parachutes?

  65. If I told you once, and I told you twice, I told you a million times.. Never buy a cheap GPS!

  66. "Another quality low bid union job"

  67. Mr. President, I told you we were making too many trips to Las Vegas.

  68. Michele, what makes you think we've worn out our Las Vegas welcome?

  69. No worry Mr. Rommey, you'll definitely make a bigger impact here in Las Vegas than President Obama.

  70. These Vegas fortune tellers are so wrong, saying she didn't see us returning again to Las Vegas.

  71. What happens in Vegas has a $500 deductible.

  72. That section of roadway is in Baghdad.

  73. You just gotta love this new carpool lane! It is so smooth...

  74. Cool new flyover dear!

  75. Tighten your seatbelt honey, this is gonna be a bumpy ride down!

  76. No Problem..We have Obama Care.

  77. Tighten your Seat Belt...This is Your Captain Evel Knevel Speaking.

  78. This road is just like my 401-k

  79. Boy! Just way to Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen try to take this bridge back to LA tonite!

  80. Bob, I really don't think this is the time to change driver seats!

  81. Don't worry Mr. we Vegas cab drivers always take the shortest route to get you to where you're going.

  82. As Forrest Gumb would say it, my Momma always told me life is like a car going off a bridge. You never know how far you're falling till you hit bottom.