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Caption Call Recap: Week of July 7

Let's take a look back at some of the week's funniest captions and give these captioners credit for their humor. Thanks to everyone who participated.

After the flap about Barack Obama sharing a congratulatory fist bump with his wife after clinching the Democratic nomination, we're surprised President Bush's attempt captured in this Getty Images photo didn't make more headlines.


This dork doesn't have to hold my arm. I know what to do. 
Submitted by jeff tomison

Movie studios will do anything to promote summer blockbusters. Not even this giant Eddie Murphy head in Times Square in New York City could keep his recent release "Dave" from bombing. (AP photo)


Unfortunately, this Double Dare contestant couldn't find the orange flag.
Submitted by Chad

It's one thing to dress up dogs in silly outfits, but it's another thing to force them to surf. This Getty Images photo is actually from the largest surfing competition for dogs held near San Diego recently.

The "Air Bud" movie series really jumps the shark.
Submitted by Jeff

We may never know why these women dressed as brides to go to the Glastonbury Music Festival in England, or why they were chasing this hat. (Getty Images photo)

And so began the Mary Tyler Moore Olympic Games...
Submitted by Enrico

This father-daughter stormtrooper team in this AP photo are actually at a Fourth of July parade in Wisconsin. Maybe they were celebrating their independence from the Death Star. We had to pick two winners.

All your base are belong to us!
Submitted by Phyllis Reinhard (See Wikipedia to learn about the "All your base" phenomenon)

To boost morale on the Death Star, Darth Vador institutes a "Take Your Daughter to Work Day" Submitted by Matthew


Don't be discouraged if your caption didn't make the cut. Try again on today's picture of the strife of competitive eating.