Caption Contest

June 27th, 2014 at 11:00 am by David Farrar

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Photo by Scott Hammond/Fairfax.

Enter your captions below. As always they should be funny, not nasty.

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54 Responses to “Caption Contest”

  1. Urban_Redneck (93 comments) says:

    Tug mussel.

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  2. johnwellingtonwells (137 comments) says:

    Cunliffe musselling in again

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  3. Jack5 (5,137 comments) says:

    Cock-ups and mussels alive, alive oh.

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  4. Manolo (13,840 comments) says:

    I am a bad mussel: I do not open up when cooked!

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  5. Cunningham (844 comments) says:

    Looking forward to holding these up at the next question time.

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  6. Nostradamus (3,350 comments) says:

    Cunliffe is delighted with yet another addition to his CV: working at Kono Seafoods. His duties included assisting with research and development (premium products section) and saving the regional economy.

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  7. James Stephenson (2,191 comments) says:

    As previously submitted at Keeping Stock ;)

    “I’ll grab these, you open the Chardonnay”

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  8. Fisiani (1,040 comments) says:

    Aw shucks!

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  9. lazza (381 comments) says:

    Cunners Facebook entry.

    “Pikky of moi … trying out for my new job. Benefits include free mussell extract, reported to be excellent medicine for memory loss and excess hubris. Starts Mid September”.

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  10. Fox (206 comments) says:

    “22 September 2014: Life after politics”

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  11. notrotsky (84 comments) says:

    “Now about that donation to my leadership campaign Mr Liu, pop it in a paper bag and deliver it to Greg.”

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  12. Doc (91 comments) says:

    Hmmm… Unfortunate surname prone to mispronounciation, and an environment that “smells like fish”

    What could possibly go wrong with this thread?!

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  13. Igotta Numbum (463 comments) says:

    When asked where mussels in New Zealand could be found, David Cunliffe replied “Well duh, between the two shells of course!”

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  14. stephen2d (83 comments) says:

    “The smell reminds me of my leadership style”.

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  15. dime (9,980 comments) says:

    “Im an asshole”

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  16. Jinky (185 comments) says:

    “Just like the party Totally Shucked” !

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  17. J Bloggs (241 comments) says:

    I’m not convinced that this is the sort of union mussel Matt promised to bring over when I offered him that job…….

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  18. john (47 comments) says:

    These are the small muscles that blokes must give up when they stand for Laibour

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  19. thedavincimode (6,803 comments) says:

    “I’ve got John Key’s number and he knows it.”

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  20. RRM (9,933 comments) says:

    The strictest of hygiene standards are essential if you want to prevent your bottom-dwelling, spineless filter feeders from getting contaminated by politicians…

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  21. gravedodger (1,566 comments) says:

    With me mussels in me and
    and me chin behind a fold,
    I’ll be off an ripped an airy in the mornin

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  22. George Patton (349 comments) says:

    I always thought there was something fishy about David Cunliffe, and this photo proves it.

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  23. flipper (4,084 comments) says:

    “I cut these from D. Liu”

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  24. igm (1,413 comments) says:

    He will now add this venture to his CV . . . leech!

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  25. Barnsley Bill (983 comments) says:

    Left without comment

    http://vi.sualize.us/blobfish_melting_fish_blob_sad_face_picture_m6o.html

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  26. RightNow (6,994 comments) says:

    Cunliffe prepares for life after September 2014

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  27. G152 (351 comments) says:

    Barnacle Boy

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  28. Drp (8 comments) says:

    cunliffe cat food, with real fish,

    or

    look what the cat brought in

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  29. jem (51 comments) says:

    “Cunliffe… Always on the wrong side of the line!”

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  30. jackinabox (776 comments) says:

    Jeez, imagine doin that for 8 hours a day! Poor bastards, the monotony, the noise, the stink, hey wait a minute!

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  31. Alan Wilkinson (1,878 comments) says:

    We prefer shelling out other people’s money.

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  32. Dom Knots (155 comments) says:

    key and cunliffe together for a photo opportunity – how cute. cunliffe looks like a squashed pavlova and notice john couldnt resist promoting national by wearing blue gloves.

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  33. holysheet (404 comments) says:

    If I eat enough of these will it give me muscles and a backbone?

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  34. J Mex (190 comments) says:

    David Shearer and David Cunliffe still working together after September 2014. (Not pictured: Grant Robertson).

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  35. coventry (321 comments) says:

    Green Lip Mussel meets chicken lip mate of Russell

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  36. J Mex (190 comments) says:

    Speaking truth to Pāua?

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  37. labrator (1,850 comments) says:

    When asked if he needed some Union muscle help, this is not what Cunliffe expected.

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  38. Jaffa (94 comments) says:

    I’m just pretending,…..no knife!

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  39. Richard Hurst (859 comments) says:

    Cunliffe demonstrates the rape of mother earth’s oceans which he, along with his Green party bosses..opps I mean future coalition partners have pledged to stop.

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  40. beautox (422 comments) says:

    How’s this for a dead fish. Does it count?

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  41. edhunter (547 comments) says:

    Che Bro, I’ll get these battered down at my local chippy where they know me so well.

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  42. davidp (3,581 comments) says:

    NZ Fisheries Ambassador Shane Jones organises job for man contemplating career change.

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  43. prosper (168 comments) says:

    Mussels? I thought they said Russell,s.

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  44. convicted radical (65 comments) says:

    …..and this is my share of the vote…..

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  45. Komata (1,191 comments) says:

    ‘I have here, as a one to one scale-model, the extent of my caucus’s real-world employment experience. Haven’t they done well?

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  46. Kiwi Dave (92 comments) says:

    I clearly heard you say this would be a chance to put the knife into that Green hippy Russell.

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  47. Goldsmith (27 comments) says:

    Shane Jones sent me these mussels… how thoughtful of him,… ummm wait a minute,… they’re all giving me the one finger salute!

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  48. adze (2,126 comments) says:

    “If you oppose higher taxes, you’re just shellfish!”

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  49. Sir Cullen's Sidekick (891 comments) says:

    I will be in coalition with Mussel Norman bros!!

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  50. Johnboy (16,722 comments) says:

    “Turtle bites look like the future to me” :)

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  51. Fletch (6,410 comments) says:

    Eet does get een!

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  52. Liberty (267 comments) says:

    This is something new for the CV.
    Real work.
    Ten minutes later
    OK been there done that.
    Back to the war room to find out what today’s cock up is.

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  53. polemic (460 comments) says:

    Shucks – these are easy to open! Just like my memory!

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  54. Scott Chris (6,155 comments) says:

    Cunners reaches the end of the line.

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