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August 20, 2014

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Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest:

Cartoon caption contest: Your house vs. the doll’s house

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Mike Smith

The winning caption for this month’s Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest received 50 percent of the votes and came from website user missionway: “According to Zillow, my house is still worth more than yours.”

House underwater? You're not alone.

And according to Sun readers, some dollhouses might be better off than your house.

The winning caption for this month's Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest received 50 percent of the votes and came from website user missionway: "According to Zillow, my house is still worth more than yours."

The other finalists were:

• "It's simple. Barbie short sales it to Ken and they both live happily ever after," submitted by Mattyo, received 32 percent of the vote.

• "Hey, Dad, you're gonna have to clean up your chair. You're hurting my property value," submitted by Kenny Rogers, received 10 percent of the vote.

• "I'm holding out for a cash buyer," submitted by Jim Weber, received 6 percent of the vote.

• "No wonder my rent is too damn high," submitted by Dale Stout, received 2 percent of the vote.

Congratulations to all the finalists, and thank you to everyone who participated. We'll have a new contest in August.

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