(updated 26 Jan 05) 

Water Ironing

The Tri-Winners:

The new wave of stupidity. (gmg247@yahoo.com)

Well, they're near the current if they want to plug in. (threetreeshill@yahoo.com)

Don't ask, Don't tell. (johnbrunza@yahoo.com)


The Runners Up:

Okay - I think we've managed to list every single pun that was doable in this week's captions...

Bill looked around in horror when he realized this was white iron day. (AnthrStupdSN@aol.com)

A misprint in the rule book caused some confusion at this year's "Iron Man Triathlon." (noncomposmentiss@aol.com)

That's right ladies, if you can believe it, these guys are still single. (Penguann2@aol.com)

Why can't this be a photo of NHL hockey players? Then I could use the line "iron while the strike is hot". (mashallaha@aol.com)

The Extreme Ironing Competition was followed by the Extreme Baking Competition in the West Coast Society of Extreme Girly Men. (maxcel200@aol.com)

Fortunately they weren't able to find a single outlet in the entire inlet. (sootnmoopy@aol.com)

We like our flounder really, really flat. (tpanner@inorbit.com)

Members of the Olympic Pussywhipping Victims' Ironing Team. (cmndrnineveh@aol.com)

The Coast Guard's emergency laundry crew is suddenly pressed into service. (maxcel200@aol.com)

This photo has clearly been doctored, as I have never even seen ONE man standing next to an ironing board! (mimsydivine@earthlink.net)

Daytona Beach 500: 'Gentlemen, starch your engines!' (maxcel200@aol.com; allen018@aol.com)

Can you spot the Chairman of the Boards? (HerzogVon@aol.com)

I'm sensing some irony here.... (murdoctor@aol.com; bhsmrtgrrl@yahoo.com)

...and here we see a group of dedicated men testing the theory that, if you do household chores badly, REALLY badly, the first time, the wife won't ask you to do them again. (kamasushi@aol.com)

You would be hard pressed to find a better diving crew. (SPTirish@aol.com)

For one day a year, the patients from Bellevue Hospital's psychiatric ward are allowed to go out and do whatever they want. (tpanner@inorbit.com)

Point Break II: Any Board Will Do (robertellingsworth@yahoo.com)

Scene from the new sci-fi movie 'The Stepford Husbands'. Confusion abounds when a group of married men from a small town are subliminally hypnotized by simultaneous TV commercials to wash all their clothes with Surf and Tide and take their irons to Pebble Beach. (maxcel200@aol.com)

New from Ronco...a combination ironing board and surf board! (jnmcda0@yahoo.com)

Impressive! (ListenBucko@yahoo.com)

If this is the race, is this the starching line? (Anmchirae@aol.com)

When multitasking goes really bad (madavis62@alltel.net)

McDavy's Marauders affectionately called themselves "Sons of the Beach". Having ironed out the wrinkles of their new attack, they are building up the steam needed to bleach the underwater obstacles, ensuring a smooth 'plane-of-attack'. (paracletus3@aol.com)

Creative Housewives' Tip #44: Convincing your husband to do housework is always easier if you can make a sport out of it. (dart270@geocities.com)

Don't laugh. You dive with a wrinkled wetsuit, and you're just asking for the bends. (tpanner@inorbit.com)

...and we heard these young guys saying they were grabbing their boards and heading for the beach. So we must be cool too, right? (skibip@aol.com)

O.C.D. field trip. (DaJakAiss@optonline.net)

Ehh, young whippersnappers, back in my day our surfboards didn't have those fancy kickstands (sootnmoopy@aol.com)

Undoubtedly clods from the shallow end of the gene pool. (maxcel200@aol.com)

Former crewmen of a steamship line. (old.curmudgeon@hmoforum.com)

When they finally find that outlet, they'll be in for a shock. (YeIIowRoseOTX@aol.com)

Hey guys, anyone bring a drop cord?? (tonkatalk@aol.com)

Lucky Chang's new Swim-By Laundry service is a hit. (richdiandkids@optonline.net)

After years of research, Europe's top scientists have finally found a cure for water wrinkled skin. (jajuta@comcast.net)

Before they plug in the cords, let's all say a silent prayer that Carrot Top in among them. (DaJakAiss@optonline.net)

Yes, winter weather does cause some flotsam to surface...stuff we'd really hoped would stay buried. Deeply buried. (paracletus3@aol.com)