Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: September 2016

★Winning Caption★
 "Quality is one of our hidden assets.” -Tara Bronson

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

The winning cartoon caption will be featured on the Pharma Manufacturing website and the winner will be mentioned in upcoming enewsletters. The winner has a choice of two prizes: a coffee mug with the cartoon and winning caption printed on it OR a $20 Starbucks giftcard.

Please submit your caption to [email protected]. Thank you for your contributions!

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Contending Submissions

Please note: Funny Pharma caption contests are for entertainment purposes only. Reader submissions reflect their own personal experience and opinions. Winning submissions are chosen for their humor and industry relevance; Pharmaceutical Manufacturing reserves the right to delete any entries deemed inappropriate.

Bill Russo:
"We could be shut down. All it takes is one bad API."

"I'm sick and tired of bending over backwards to make the FDA happy."

"I hope I left enough room under there for the Vioxx."

"There are six under there now. I wonder if there's room for another 483..."

"Good thing I didn't read the data about adverse side effects. I'm already in a depressed mood."

"How can the FDA imply that we don't use good practices? I managed to crumple or discard all of this data, and it's not even 9 am."

"I'm just trying to sweep some of this loose Sandoz under the carpet."

"We raised a deviation for GMP shredder failure. That’s a correction. Temporary." -Adrian Dimitriu

"Sweeping changes are being made in the Pharma industry." - Tara Bronson

“Here at Unimark, all employees participate in our QMS.” -Tara Bronson

“Quality is one of our hidden assets.” -Tara Bronson

“Just tidying up some data." -Kiven Kiersey

"Nobody can hack my best kept data secrets, as I sweep them under my rug." -marvin sager

"Yes I work for Hillary." -Michael Barbalaci

“Look for sweeping changes in our data collection system.” -Craig Hodgson

"Negative data dropped on the floor by depressed researchers." -Kathy Clark

Brent Jacquart:
“And now for some ‘general housekeeping’ before the FDA arrives.”

“With these lab techs, I’m going to need a bigger rug.”

“Management would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the lab on another successful submission!”

“Don’t know why everyone says clinical trials are so difficult.”

"FDA arriving soon....Lets focus on data integrity!!!" -Gowri

“Hey! Have the carpet and broom been validated?” -Atul Deshmukh

"mining the undermines" -Seshu Gudlavalleti

“I know our company must make sweeping changes, but this is ridiculous!” -Stuart Cantor

“This is the wrong way to be data-driven.” -Stuart Cantor

"This is not what I thought would be my 'big data' project!" -Lonnie Barish

"Me? Oh, just clean'n up the lab." -Angela Hoffman

I'd only lose it if I put it on the fileshare." -Ronan

“Move along, nothing to see here.” -Andrea Masi

“Data outliers? To ensure we ‘handle’ them in a robust manner, we’ve implemented ‘sweeping’ changes within our process." - Alex Packard

A simple means of sustaining Data Integrity, “Bring all the data under one roof.” -Venkateshwar Rao Nalluri

"Handling inconvenient Data." -Vinay Nayak

"Best practices prior to publication include a thorough data sweep!" -Mary Beth Watkins

"My secret undercover stash. In case of fire, only use the fire extinguisher and not the water hose." -Marvin Sager

"Knowing of only one place to get rid of evidence, Bob goes to work." -Robert Pyke

"This is NOT in the OOS SOP!!" -Mike Rose

"and this is how, a CIP has to be done...." -Aparna Jagadale

"It's a form of sweepstakes. Our SOPs say that we can sweep away extra data when the stakes are high enough." -Robin Emrick