With over 700 entries sent in, check out the WINNER and finalists in Walt Handelsman's latest Cartoon Caption Contest!

Sno-Ball Season

Sweet! We received 723 entries in this week’s Cartoon Caption Contest. This was a tough one but once again you folks figured out several creative ways to make it work. Our winner twisted an old saying in just the right way to take home the top spot! Great job, everyone!

As always, when we have duplicate entries, and we always do, we pick the earliest sent in.

Here are your winner and finalists.


Wesley Ralston, Metairie: (Punchline lettered into word balloon)


Danny Dysart, Chalmette: “He needs a large. He’s leading a caravan over the Causeway.”


Dottie Anklam, Baton Rouge: “He can go weeks without water but can’t pass up a single sno-ball stand.”

Mike Dauterive, Covington: “It’s definitely going to melt before he gets home!”

Diane T. Martin, Morgan City: “That’s a big storage area. We shoulda got ahead of him!”

Jane Goodman, Baton Rouge: “She’s a sno-ball influencer when she’s not giving rides at the zoo.”

Charlie Twickler, New Orleans: “Ooh no! Is today Wednesday?”

Edie Rosenblum, New Orleans: “His doctor told him to ice the swelling.”

Stuart Clark, Lafayette: “He deserted the desert for dessert.”

Joe Alford, Baton Rouge: “Maybe we should go for ice cream instead!!”

John Weger, Baton Rouge: “Where do you think he keeps his money?”

Mariano Hinojosa, Baton Rouge: “She’s complaining about the ‘No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service’ policy.”

Jimmie Papia, Metairie: “Smart! He quit smoking and started eating snowballs.”

Nola Bea Gubitz (Age 9), New Orleans: “With that hump of his, we’re not going anywhere!”

Karen Poirrier, Lutcher: “He’s lucky! Only his hump gets fat!!!”

Martha Starnes, Kenner: “Good thing he’s not a Bactrian camel or we’d be here all day!!!”

Bob Ussery, New Orleans: “I told you: Never get a snowball at a zoo.”

Jay Dardenne, Baton Rouge: “Watch it, Mister. He’ll try to pay you with sand dollars.”

John E. Galloway, Kenner: “If she says ‘fill ‘er up’, I’m coming back later.”

Donald Borey, Gonzales: “Supersize it. It’s a long way to the next Oasis.”

Stephen Barrios, Baton Rouge: “I bet he’s getting a ‘hump-kin’ spice.”

Rich Veillette, Baton Rouge: “He’s the only one that gets 50% off every Wednesday.”

Aimee McKenzie, Hanover, PA: “Dang it – we’re going to be here all night ‘cause he’s ordering for the whole herd!”

Susan Lee, New Orleans: “What did I expect – at the OASIS snowball stand?”

Donna Reuter, Metairie: “This place is gonna have to rethink its ‘all you can slurp’ deal.”

Lynn Robertson, Port Allen: “We may be a while. That’s a tall order to fill.”

Bryan Reuter, Metairie: “I wonder if he puts his sno-ball in a CamelBak.”

Ray Autrey, Morgan City: “He’s trying to convince him to start a chain in the Arabian Desert!”

Michele Starnes, Kenner: “First, I find out I have to go to summer school, and now this!!!”

 Well played!

 Best -- Walt

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