Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: February 2011

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

Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption

Sponsored by: Paratherm Corporation

 

 

Funny Pharm

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:
"Do you think we can just hit the by pass button, I was leaving for my coffee break"

Honorable Mention:
Now if it could just tell us what to do.” - Tara Bronson

"No, it looks right to me – 3 Rs." - Joe Fosco

"So the unions don’t agree with all the layoffs then ?!" - Mark Symonds

"Don’t they know it’s rude to text in all caps?" - Michael Koratich, M.S.

"Beats me – I can’t keep up with all these acronyms" - Ted Hilliard

 "I don't know about you but I find all these acronyms so confusing" - Dr. Malcolm Ross

"How can we have an error while our production has tripled?" - Bruce Denis

“The OpEx team is automating things... They call this machine the Eckard. Should save about a billion” - Ryan Hiscox

Contending Submissions:

"Don’t they know it’s rude to text in all caps?" - Michael Koratich, M.S.

"Oh shoot!  Can you imagine how BIG the CAPA is gonna be on this one!" - Jim McDow

"How can we have an error while our production has tripled?" - Bruce Denis

“We never validated that.  I wonder what that could mean?" - John Tashijan

"Who validated this thing, Bob?  I'm sure we asked for green text in the User Requirement Spec." - Julie Brown

"Looks like the controls guys are partying again…" and "I think QA’s gotten a little out of hand with these new signs" - Wayne Maceyka

"No, it looks right to me – 3 Rs." - Joe Fosco

“Now if it could just tell us what to do.” - Tara Bronson

"Maybe nobody will notice" - Gary Copeland

"It is our latest CAPA implementation.  We thought it might get people attention." - Carol Lampe

"Did you just say the GOOD news is this is only the first validation run?" - Alex Packard

"The value engineering department eliminated verbose error messages during the design phase and the person who knew what to do was eliminated during last cut back.  So unless some of these pills happen to land in a bottle, I think our yield may be down for this batch" - Mark DeLuca

"The message is clear enough.  A little late; but clear enough." and "Bob, can you fix it so we get the alarm before we get this mess?" - Tyrone Riley

"I always say you can't go wrong with Helvetica, ya' know?" - Ronald Warrick

"Well, with some drugs you just can't operate machinery." and "Maybe that's one of the drugs you can't operate machinery with" and "This machine is even better at breaking tablets than Moses." and "This machinery can never handle Adderall." and "I told you not to medicate machines!" and "You still think that's a good name for a drug?" and "It's programmed not to take any drug without a doctor's Rx." and "Maybe it wasn't a good idea to come up with a drug for a disease that doesn't exist yet." - Bill Russo

"So the unions don’t agree with all the layoffs then ?!" - Mark Symonds

"Does this mean we are Out Of Specification?" - Lisa M. Pantano

"Beats me – I can’t keep up with all these acronyms" - Ted Hilliard

"I don't know about you but I find all these acronyms so confusing" - Dr. Malcolm Ross

"Hey - Who changed the channel,  Green Bay was about to make another TD!" - Brian Lee

“The OpEx team is automating things... They call this machine the Eckard. Should save about a billion” - Ryan Hiscox

"How does it know how I feel about working here?" - Martin A. Thomas PhD

“Hey Bob, I’ll bet you didn’t expect the transition from paper to e-records to be so challenging, did you?” - Michael C. Piacenza

”You better call Global Technical Services for this one.” - P-O Quist, PhD

"Oh no! Did you forget to turn in the Exact Reproducible Research Original Report to the FDA? Now we’ll get Severely Critical Responses Exactly When Errors Develop!" - Zach Beach

updated 2/17

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