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The Last Word: Week of Jan. 20


Write your own caption . . .

Every week, we’ll post a new cartoon on Watch Sonoma County and invite you to write the caption. Enter the contest by posting your caption below. Vote for your favorite by clicking “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” on each entry.

PD staff will select several winners and publish them every Friday on the Forum page in the Empire News section. Want a shot? Leave your real name and your email address for verification.

The cartoons are drawn by Gary Varvel, who has served as political cartoonist for the Indianapolis Star since 1994.

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40 Responses to “The Last Word: Week of Jan. 20”

  1. Dale Stout says:

    Next time you’re online, leave these things on the football field.

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  2. richard smith says:

    First there was Tebowing…then Kaepernicking! Now Te’oing? How about some good old fashioned X and O ing?!!

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  3. Michael Motley says:

    Let’s line them up using H’s and A’s, then snap the ball — see, HOAX, HOAX, now do you get it?

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  4. Julie Ambrose says:

    Exactly how many blows to the head have you taken?

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  5. Martin Reilley says:

    No matter how you arrange the Xs and Os, they still spell STUPID.

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  6. Ron Barz says:

    Te’o, not everything is imaginary and this playbook is one of them!

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  7. MOCKINGBIRD says:

    You’ve had too many headknocks. You can’t tell what’s real anymore. Benched until nut doctor clears you!

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  8. Mark Berube says:

    “So sorry about your computer girl but we still want you to get an education here. Let’s start again – A-B-C-D, c’mon, say it with me now.”

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  9. Dan Drummond Sr says:

    May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been,
    The foresight to know where you are going,
    And the insight to know when you have gone too far.

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  10. Henry Longoria says:

    It’s a playbook not a pretend book!

    Whaddya mean you can’t fake a play?

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  11. Dan Drummond Sr says:

    Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal, even if none of it was really real.

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  12. Dan Drummond Sr says:

    The Irish don’t know what they want and are prepared to fight to the death to get it.

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  13. Steven Powles says:

    Your dead imaginary girlfriend just sent me this text message.

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  14. John Reichelderfer says:

    For the last time Te’o, these are NOT “hugs and kisses” from your “girlfriend”!

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  15. Terrie Kress says:

    No, this is not the Tick-Tack-Toe playoffs, this is the double ox lineup and you’re the star ox, so get out there and make me proud!

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  16. Kellie Ambrose says:

    You’re easier to fool than zone defense.

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  17. Bob Charbonnier says:

    So is this your fantasy play for a fantasy trophy wife?

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  18. Pete Foppiano says:

    I said ” Hold the line”, not “Go online!”

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  19. Bob Charbonnier says:

    So, how’d that play work out? Betcha didn’t score!

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  20. Bill Moberly says:

    The “X”& “o”s are not “Hugs $ Kisses”

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  21. lou soberanis says:

    Chromosomes are XY and XX, not XOXOX.

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  22. Patrick Nagel says:

    Get your head outta cyberspace! That’s the Crimson Tide out there and they ain’t no hoax!

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  23. PAUL LOUNIBOS says:

    This is not the playbook, you bozo! THIS IS YOUR COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT!

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  24. IVAN LEISTER says:

    Get a touchdown and I’ll teach you this cool dance step!

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  25. Sue Kapovich says:

    For this week’s Write a caption Contest……

    Could you wear long sleeves?Women are calling wanting to read your bible verses.

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  26. Jeff Allee says:

    Just because you’ve never seen this play doesn’t mean it can’t exist.

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  27. Dale Stout says:

    You’re a Zero and an Ex-player.

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  28. Dale Stout says:

    The Fighting Irish are fighting mad.

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  29. Dale Stout says:

    Life is like a box of chocolates…and you’re a double nut.

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  30. Michael Sheehan says:

    Harvey the Rabbit says here he’s a big fan of yours.

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  31. Dan Drummond Sr says:

    Oprah wants to see YOU next!

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  32. Dan Drummond Sr says:

    Now go out there and play like you just lost your hoax girlfriend!

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  33. jeome jones says:

    No it didnt mean hugs and kisses..

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  34. buster jones says:

    No I didn’t mean hugs and kisses…

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  35. Steven Powles says:

    You got faked out on the internet. Just wait until you try and tackle Kaepernick.

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  36. buster jones says:

    No it wasn’t huygs and kisses…

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  37. Steve McJunkins says:

    You had 22 holding penalties. Our rushing strategy did not include HUGS AND KISSES!

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  38. Michael Sheehan says:

    Are you for real?

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  39. Jean Anderson says:

    You received a fictional contract offer from the fictional GM of a fictional pro team …sign here with invisible ink.

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  40. Kellie Ambrose says:

    These do not stand for hugs and kisses!

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