Commons:Silly things

This page is intended as humor, and should not be taken seriously!

The Caption ContestEdit

Occasionally an image will be selected from the Commons archive of interesting images, and commons contributors get an opportunity to suggest their own creative captioning for the image Concerned..

If you want to add suggestions for previous weeks as well as the top item, feel free.

Week Ending (Monday 23rd March 2020)Edit


  • "Out of the way!" pandakekok9 05:01, 21 March 2020 (UTC)

Week Ending (Monday 16th March 2020)Edit


  • Beary nice service. 10/10 pandakekok9 10:21, 14 March 2020 (UTC)
  • "I don't see what you're concerned about. I just drank some and I'm fine." - Jmabel ! talk 20:38, 14 March 2020 (UTC)
  • "This isn't Room 237?" ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 11:07, 29 May 2020 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday 12th August 2018)Edit


  • “A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.” ― Caroline Gordon - Alexis Jazz ping plz 14:48, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
  • Suitors line up for a fairy-tale kiss. - Jmabel ! talk 15:48, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
  • I hope they're not reading a dirty book. I've heard all about frogsporn... Optimist on the run (talk) 16:37, 11 August 2018 (UTC)
  • The Shakespearean theatre company 'Eye of Newt and Toe of Frog' is seen practicing a new staging of Love's Labour's Lost. Costard (left) has just entered the scene: "God dig-you-den all! Pray you, which is the head lady?" De728631 (talk) 19:55, 12 August 2018 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday 5th August 2018)Edit


  • KKK member walking to the right - Alexis Jazz ping plz 04:55, 2 August 2018 (UTC)
  • "OK, the light's so bright it's hard to see the saucer, but this was the best shot I got." - Jmabel ! talk 16:28, 2 August 2018 (UTC)
  • "Science baffled, by Dimensional 'crack' following particle experiment." ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 08:02, 10 August 2018 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday 22nd July 2018)Edit


  • An experiment to demonstrate that the cryptocurrency bubble will eventually burst due to the shortage of high-end graphics cards required to mine the currencies.[1] Even 24-bit cards with 16M colours and fast GPUs may not be sufficient to handle the volatile shading of cryptocurrencies. De728631 (talk) 18:30, 15 July 2018 (UTC)
Spanish authorities deny "bubble" has connection with Manises incident.ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 16:44, 18 July 2018 (UTC)
"US army tests helium-filled jellyfish as a potential non-lethal biological weapon" - Alexis Jazz ping plz 04:12, 4 August 2018 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday 15th July 2018)Edit


  • The Cat Who Fell To Earth
  • "Good Evening! I trust my associates were not too harsh in bringing you to my basket, (laughs with evil overtones)" ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 00:39, 11 July 2018 (UTC)
  • MI6 agents recovered this unusual specimen from a secret laboratory attributed to Dr. Blofeld. Due to retirement, Blofeld was not available for comments. De728631 (talk) 18:44, 15 July 2018 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday 2nd April 2017)Edit


  • Bird 1: Hey mate!
Bird 2: Sup!
Bird 1: We are at POTY!
Bird 2: WTF?
Bird 1: We are famous now!
Poké95 08:06, 28 March 2017 (UTC)
Bird 2: Oh great, we are finalists now!
Poké95 03:42, 6 April 2017 (UTC)
  • "Do they take us for a pair of raven loonies?" Optimist on the run (talk) 19:53, 28 March 2017 (UTC)
  • "So, let's go through the plan one more time: While you divert their attention, I'll make a low dive for the hot dog the man on the left is holding." --cart-Talk 10:52, 21 April 2017 (UTC)
" You' know my ancestors, were in the Tropics..." ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 20:08, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday 21st February 2016)Edit


  • Production of Peter Jackson's latest epic, Willo the Wisp, the live action movie, gets underway in a secret location in New Zealand. Optimist on the run (talk) 11:57, 16 February 2016 (UTC)
  • The arriving Terminator boasts a microprocessor controlled triple-armored hyper-alloy combat chassis, frictionless bearings, and a servo-actuated control system. Now let's see how far that gets it in the bayou. Tune into our show next week for an update on its progress! Wnt (talk) 20:18, 5 April 2016 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday 14th February 2016)Edit


I don't know about you, but this looks like one for Jones the Lamp! ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 00:41, 9 February 2016 (UTC)
"Crop-Tool? What Crop-Tool?" - Jmabel ! talk 02:19, 9 February 2016 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday 7th February 2016)Edit


  • Let the race begin. --Jarekt (talk) 02:40, 2 February 2016 (UTC)
  • "Sure it's slow. But it's free from road tax, and the twin horns come as standard." Optimist on the run (talk) 15:20, 4 February 2016 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday 31st January 2016)Edit


  • I will scratch her face tonight. --Jarekt (talk) 20:20, 25 January 2016 (UTC)
  • Here we are with this great tool, and we waste our time looking at pictures of humans. But they are cute. - Jmabel ! talk 23:51, 25 January 2016 (UTC)
  • No matter what the distractions, nothing would keep Oscar from his weekly fix of Sex and the Kitty.
  • They said that this device is controlled with a "mouse"...but I don't see any... --Gazebo (talk) 04:27, 27 January 2016 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday 24th January 2016)Edit


  • I'm sorry, I don't know the name of this power station, I deleted all my emails with that kind of information. Josve05a (talk) 22:07, 19 January 2016 (UTC)
  • Well, it's big... you say it has an indoor swimming pool? But it seems a little too cheap for converted loft space in this neighborhood, and that part about the "as is" makes me wonder... Wnt (talk) 01:22, 20 January 2016 (UTC)
  • “In China, the colour blue is commonly associated with torment, ghosts, and death.”[2] Let's hope that's not an omen … --El Grafo (talk) 16:49, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
  • Republican: Sh*t! It is colored blue! It is a Democrats' power plant! Poké95 02:07, 9 February 2016 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday January 17th 2016)Edit


  • You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? Then who the hell else are you talkin' to? You talkin' to me? Well I'm the only one here. Who the fuck do you think you're talking to? --Jarekt (talk) 12:43, 11 January 2016 (UTC)
  • "You think this is funny? You try swimming across the damned thing every day." - Jmabel ! talk 16:56, 11 January 2016 (UTC)
  • I asked what it was doing, but it remained mute. Optimist on the run (talk) 13:24, 13 January 2016 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday January 10 2016)Edit


"If you see Sid tell him..." ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 12:19, 4 January 2016 (UTC)
"Now if you hold the match just this way, you should be able to see if the gas is coming from here or..." BMacZero (talk) 21:19, 11 January 2016 (UTC)
Bernard Cribbins was not available for comment when archaeologists unearthed a bloke in a bowler 'at. Optimist on the run (talk) 22:46, 16 January 2016 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday January 3rd 2016)Edit


"You are thinking, did he revert you once or twice, .. you've gotta ask yourself one question "Do I feel lucky?" Well, do ya, sockpuppet?" ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 10:07, 30 December 2015 (UTC)
A sockpuppet needs to be an "Ant-Man" to hide inside the hole of this gun. Poké95 13:34, 30 December 2015 (UTC)
A rare total solar eclipse. --Jarekt (talk) 13:39, 30 December 2015 (UTC)
"The thing's hollow — it goes on forever — and — oh my God! — it's full of stars!" Optimist on the run (talk) 14:00, 30 December 2015 (UTC)
Where all my money went the week before Christmas. Davidwr (talk) 19:53, 30 December 2015 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday December 28th 2015)Edit


  • Perhaps dumping the drugs into the river was not such a great plan, after all. - Jmabel ! talk 21:31, 21 December 2015 (UTC)
  • Residents of Tadcaster were not impressed with the Environment Agency's attempt to lighten the mood after the bridge collapsed. Optimist on the run (talk) 13:10, 30 December 2015 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday December 21st 2015)Edit


  • Commons stewards modelling the latest fashion in vandal resistant protective clothing.ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 15:36, 14 December 2015 (UTC)
  • 1000 miles of desert and there's still two blokes named Dave.Geni (talk) 16:00, 14 December 2015 (UTC)
  • It's no good. Even wearing different colours, I still don't know which one's Ant and which one's Dec.Optimist on the run (talk) 18:38, 14 December 2015 (UTC)
  • GOP Antarctic Expedition still sees no signs of global warming. - Jmabel ! talk 18:44, 14 December 2015 (UTC)
  Great!--Jarekt (talk) 19:11, 15 December 2015 (UTC)
  • When the sh*t hits the fan..... @Geni: Dave's not here... --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 06:30, 15 December 2015 (UTC)
  • Wildlife film maker whispering from behind the camera: “Wow, this is … I can't believe it … this must be … you know, very few people have ever seen this, and here I've go two of them … it is said they never leave their colony, but here they are … hard to recognize, of course, because they've undergone massive metamorphosis to gain the defence mechanisms for this hostile environment … you know, living all their life in crepuscular light, their skin and retinae normally can't handle this amount of radiation … still can't believe it … Geekia hexavii … you might know them under their vernacular name Internet-Nerd … a quite derogatory term for such a fascinating animal if you ask me … possibly the subspecies wikimediae … they are known to be more inquisitive and venturous than the closely related youtioobi or koddhackera … beautiful, just beautiful … look at those colors … I'm gonna retreat now … slowly … don't want to spook them …” --El Grafo (talk) 10:31, 15 December 2015 (UTC) I know, not really a "caption", but … SCNR
  • Day in the office. --Jarekt (aka the guy in the white suit) (talk) 19:07, 15 December 2015 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday December 13th 2015)Edit


  • Yet Another server farm for Wikimedia Projects in an undisclosed secret location. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 18:55, 8 December 2015 (UTC)
  • Evans the Architect's plans for the highest skyscraper north of Aberystwyth never really got off the ground... Optimist on the run (talk)
  • Had it not been for the perpetual clouds that blanketed northern Wales, the RAF officer on duty may have spotted the incoming dragon... BMacZero (talk) 17:39, 9 December 2015 (UTC)

Week Ending (Sunday December 6th 2015)Edit


  • Change at Exeter for connections to Fal Vale.ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 12:54, 30 November 2015 (UTC)
  • First Great Western deal with the problems of leaves on the line by fitting trains with light sabers. Optimist on the run (talk) 13:25, 30 November 2015 (UTC)
  • Pew pew pew! Fluffernutter (talk) 14:24, 30 November 2015 (UTC)
  • The Bunje cord propulsion system proved effective only over short distances. - Jmabel ! talk 17:03, 1 December 2015 (UTC)

Week Ending (Friday 27th November 2015)Edit


  • A non-typical view after an enthusiastic Oktoberfest. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 21:05, 22 November 2015 (UTC)
  • After the elevator cable broke, our heroic photographer managed one last shot. - Jmabel ! talk 17:16, 24 November 2015 (UTC)

Week Ending (Friday 20th November 2015)Edit


  • "New HD-3D tech may cause motion sickness for some..."Sfan00 IMG (talk) 14:33, 18 November 2015 (UTC)
  • "Google Glass. Like Virtual Boy, only more purple." Josve05a (talk) 15:05, 18 November 2015 (UTC)