Caption competition: October 8, 2016

by The Listener / 04 October, 2016
Try your hand at this week's caption competition.
Photo/Getty Images
Photo/Getty Images

TO ENTER


Send your captions for the photo above to caption@listener.co.nz, with “Caption Competition No 199” in the subject line. Alternatively, entries can be posted to “Caption Competition No 199”, NZ Listener, Private Bag 92512, Wellesley St, Auckland 1141. Entries must be received by noon, Tuesday, October 11.

THE PRIZE


The winner will receive a DVD of Backtrack, starring Sam Neill and Adrian Brody, about a psychologist who realises the patients he has been seeing are ghosts.

Winning caption by David Nichols, Lower Hutt. Photo/Getty Images
Winning caption by David Nichols, Lower Hutt. Photo/Getty Images

TOP ENTRIES FROM SEPTEMBER 24


Beauden: “In France we have to show more flesh. It’s the law.” – Rex McGregor, Auckland (Finalist)

Beauden: “The bad news is you’ve been dropped. The good news is you get to wear the sleeping bag.” – Rowan Attwood (Finalist)

Beauden: “The Aussies did tell us to zip it!” – Owen McMahon, Lynfield, Auckland (Finalist)

Beauden: “Do you think the locks will notice one of their jackets missing?” – Phill Hooper, Ashburton (Finalist)

Beauden: “But Aaron, someone had to come from Palmy.”– Paul Kelly, Palmerston North (Finalist)

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