Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: July 2010

Introducing "Funny Pharm," sponsored by Paratherm Corp., featuring drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. Submit your caption and win.

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Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption

Sponsored by: Paratherm Corporation

 

 

Funny Pharm Cartoon

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing introduces "Funny Pharm," featuring drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King.

The winning cartoon caption will be featured on the PharmaManufacturing.com Web site and in the PharmaManufacturing.com eNewsletter. The winner will receive a coffee mug with the cartoon and winning caption printed on it.

Please submit your caption to mvaccarello@putman.net. Thank you for your contributions!

WINNER:
"First character: Is there a problem here Bob?
Second character:  No problem Bill – our 6 sigma program still works great!  This only happens once in a million!" - Submitted by Renato Murrer

HONORABLE MENTION:
"No. I haven't seen the auditor." - Submitted by Peter Malone

"I still think we running too close to the steroid line" - Submitted by Bruce Jensen

“Nobody ever complains about a little overfill” - Submitted by Bob Morgan

"So much for content uniformity!!!" - Submitted by Sheldon P. Krocker

"Our new vision inspection system is great! We don't even need inspection booths anymore." - Submitted by Chris Mast

Contending Submissions:

"What body part does that pill enhance?" - Submitted by Paul Silverthorne

"NOT AGAIN" - Submitted by Arnold Quast

"We will call it a customer enhancement!" - Submitted by Laure L. Larkin

"...and the process development people tell me this new PAT stuff really works” - Submitted by Philip Perotti

"So Phillip, make sure you initial that you checked this run. Hey Joe, I wonder why they decided to make all those small containers and one big one?" - Submitted by Michelle Thomas

"No, no QA that is just the self calibration design intent". - Submitted by David Teer

"This must be six sigma bigger"..."That's what she said" - Submitted by H. Fai Poon

“I thought this packaging validation run was going alright, until the new quality improvement technician disappeared.” - Submitted by Reva J. White

"just ignore the standard deviation for this batch, rest everything will be fine" - Submitted by neel sukhadia

"Let’s see how the weight checker handles that one!!!" and "So much for content uniformity!!!" - Submitted by Sheldon P. Krocker

"With the bracketing we're doing on this packaging validation run, we'll never have to validate again!" - Submitted by Kent Moraga

"Just need to pass this last OQ test of the defect detection system and its ready to turn over to production right on time!" - Submitted by Paul Hutcheson

“Once a month dose is great; but don’t you think it is a bit big for a suppository?” - Submitted by Jeffrey W. Weber

“With the changes we’ve made to the packaging records we now have the ability to speed up the packaging process on an ‘as needed’ basis!” - Submitted by Angel Rodriguez

"What size of axe will the patient need to consume it" and "Seems the reactor wants to finish the work faster" - Submitted by Gudena Krishna

"Dont worry! I have a ready EXCUSE for this. If auditors arrive, we'll tell that everything is EQUALLY important to us... be it drum or small cans." - Submitted by Syed M Saleem

“It was a VERY good batch” - Submitted by Earl Pursell

"I still think we running too close to the steroid line" - Submitted by Bruce Jensen

“It’s a good thing that checkweigher has a really wide calibration range.” - Submitted by Marcus Juliano

“Nobody ever complains about a little overfill” - Submitted by Bob Morgan

“And the new flexible containers have completely eliminated our overfill concerns!” - Submitted by Harjinder S Brar

"This one is for more is better program from marketing!" - Submitted Joseph Romano

"This BIG one is for limited product launch only!!" Submitted by Sunil Bhutani

"No worries...our new inspection machine can take care of that!" - Submitted by James Colussi

"Do you think some one will miss the FDA audit man" - Submitted by Mohamed Aboushoer

First character (holding the coffee mug) “Now that the inspection instrumentation is validated we will never have to worry about our quality again.” - Submitted by Rafael Marte

"Our new vision inspection system is great! We don't even need inspection booths anymore." - Submitted by Chris Mast

"No, no, no, we can not say “1 year energy” I don`t care if it does give you wings………" - Submitted by Nick Sanders

"It’s just a mystery Bob, these shipments from Outer Moldonia always weigh too much.  It’s probably because that plant has such high turnover." - Submitted by Frank Bramsen

"Well, when you say 'less is more' it kinda builds up, you know? and "You think that's bad? Wait 'till packaging gets a hold of it!" and "Think of it this way, it'll be just one atypical event!" - Submitted by José E. Muratti-Toro

"No. I haven't seen the auditor." - Submitted by Peter Malone

"All right!  Who ordered the Super Size?" - Submitted by Rawson Perdue

"You guys should know we take our Qualification and Validation very seriously! This is a "worst case" challenge in our OQ for a new filling line. Pretty impressive, ain't it?" - Submitted by Kiruba Nathan

"Don't worry!  There was a typo in the uniformity of fill limit when the product was approved, so it's still within specs." - Joel Charbonneau

updated 7/15

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