Announcing the winner of our caption comp

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Announcing the winner of our caption comp

iTnews readers exhibit their wit.

Thanks to our good humoured iTnews readers for participating in our caption competition last week.

In the interests of democracy, the iTnews team invited our friends from CRN to help judge the best caption.

Here are their scores:

Nate Cochrane, Editor in chief

  1. "How much do we REALLY care about our customers? About this much...but that's probably overstating it." (by Nicko) - Three points
  2. "I guarantee your Telstra bill will be this much thicker now I'm in charge." (by Wendybowe) - One point
  3. "I must admit, the NBN does concern us, but only this much." (by jbree) - One point

Ry Crozier, iTnews journalist

  1. "If this were charades, he'd have your stapler" (by PAN) - Three points
  2. "How far away from the exchange does ADSL2+ start degrading? This far." (by camerond01) - One point
  3. "This is how much I care about ADSL customers stuck on congested RIM's." (by zaphod6502) - One point

Ben Grubb, iTnews journalist

  1. "When we submit another tender it should about this thick! Well that's what Sol said." (By MannaOz) - Three points
  2. "OK, we'll structurally separate, but only by this much." (by ScottyP) - One point
  3. "Australian Anti-Speeding Campaign rejected billboard proposal." (By TanyaHall) - One point

Munir Kotadia, News and video editor, iTnews

  1. "...so by installing a microphone in my thumb and a speaker in the forefinger, our technicians have been able to deliver the most intergrated 'handsets' in the market..." (by islandjuice) - Three points
  2. "When we submit another tender it should about this thick!" (by MannaOz) - One point
  3. "OK, we'll structurally separate, but only by this much." (by ScottyP) - One point

Sholto Macpherson, editor of CRN magazine

  1. "...so by installing a microphone in my thumb and a speaker in the forefinger, our technicians have been able to deliver the most integrated 'handsets' in the market..." (by islandjuice) - Three points
  2. "OK, we'll structurally separate, but only by this much." (by ScottyP) - One point
  3. "How far away from the exchange does ADSL2+ start degrading? This far." (by Camerond1) - One point

Negar Salek, Deputy Editor, CRN

  1. "OK, we'll structurally separate, but only by this much." (by ScottyP) - Three points
  2. "This is what will be left of the NBN pipe when it gets to the Outback." (by allanrr) - One point
  3. "My last Telstra bill was thiiiiiiiis thick." (by camerond1) - One point

Brett Winterford, Group Online Editor, iTnews and CRN

  1. "OK, we'll structurally separate, but only by this much." (by ScottyP) - Three points
  2. "When we submit another tender it should be about this thick!" (by MannaOz) - One point
  3. "I know transformation has taken a little longer than initially expected, but we've only got this much to go" (by Avenger) - One point

So assuming our maths is correct:

Honourable mentions to MannaOz (five points) and islandjuice (six points) for their witty entries.

And the winner?...

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"OK, we'll structurally separate, but only by this much."

Congrats to ScottyP (nine points), we'll be sending out your iPod nano shortly.

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