(26 May 06)

The winner: fparsons@yahoo.com...who will receive a signed cartoon rendering of their entry:



Voting Results:
Stu: 41%
fparsons: 59%

The Runners-Up:

"Oh crap, there goes my meth lab!" (rockyhorrr@aol.com; goldielinn@yahoo.com)

"Don't have a party, you'll burn the place down!" Mom said, but noooo.. I didn't listen. (Kamasushi@gmail.com)

"Hmmm, I really should have tried to go in and save my homemade hot plate." (j_perreaux@hotmail.com)

Dark haired guy: "Well, so much for indoor barbecuing...!" (cmndrnineveh@aol.com; saxonraerae7@aol.com)

I just can't get that song "Burning Down the House" out of my head! (steve_medel@oxy.com)

"Well, that makes my 'inventory at the end of the year' tally a bit easier." (maxcel200@aol.com)

"Just like the DMV! I'm almost to the front of the line and what happens?..." (e-marlon@sio.midco.net)

Procrastinators Anonymous group watches as their meeting place burns down. (moonbunch01@aol.com)

Note to self: don't eat Mexican food near an open flame. (skibip@aol.com)

"I'd run in & save little Timmie, but Lassie hasn't authorized it yet." (GrigsbyOK@hotmail.com)

"Guess that cheap vodka WAS flammable." (thedraugr@yahoo.com)

"I know they said they were having a fire sale, but this..." (tphyll@aol.com)

...and that's how Rancid Dave's "Six Alarm Chili" got its name. (e-marlon@sio.midco.net)

"Now --did I pay that last insurance premium or did I put it all across the board on Molasses in the fifth at Pimlico?" (AuntShecky711@aol.com)

"Now they will HAVE to let me build a Wal-Mart here, muhuhahahha!" (thedraugr@yahoo.com)

Man thinking: Ok, I guess that means my wife is telling me dinner is ready. (maxcel200@aol.com)

"That's not fair..I started the fire to collect on the insurance money, and MY ROOM'S THE ONLY ONE NOT BURNING!" (paracletus3@earthlink.net)

"Anyone got a light?" (Cantw82paint@Aol.com)

Wow. Donald Trump is serious when he says, "You're fired." (randy@randypeterman.com)