Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: January 2017

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★Winning Caption★

"We’re establishing a new forefront in track and trace technology!" — Alex Packard


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 Thank you for your contributions!

See past cartoons/winners.

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.

New forehead pharmaceutical product removes forehead hair that can be replaced with temporary hair dye. — Marvin Sager

Citizens of Mayberry RFID prepare for their new life. — Bill Russo

"Price check on lab technician four!!" — Bill Russo

"Because of the high turnover of staff we are now barcoding them. It’s easy for tracking." — Kiven A. Kiersey

'tSSN’ Trump social security number for foreign scientists — Seshu Gudlavalleti

"Because the placebo that your brain is also needs a label just as the actual medicine does." — Jasmine

"And the final steps of our Track and Trace program get implemented." — Mitch Fonda

"With the new serialization law, we now know where our packages AND employees go." — Lonnie Barish

" Jerry in QA had to make sure that Gene’s serialized barcode was just perfect. " — Lonnie Barish

" Serialization Fundamentally Changes How Your Company Conducts Business." —  Stefanie Fritsch

"Looks like the CAPA for the malfunctioning of the biometric indicator really dosen’t seem to be effective." — Atul Deshmukh

"Ours not to reason why… ours just to do and report." — Atul Deshmukh

Tired of being left out, Bill devised a new way to find the location of the next happy hour.  — Rob Sims

"We’re establishing a new forefront in track and trace technology!" — Alex Packard

"So you say this all part of the company’s new branding initiative?"  — Alex Packard

"We as pharmacitians take up things real seriously..." — Navneet

"In your face, track and trace!"  — Tara Bronson

"You are what you eat, these doctors got a serious addiction!" — Lloyd Andersen

After sneaking into the building, finding and putting on a lab coat. John knew he was invisible to the common lab tech, and decided to have some fun! — Robert Pyke

"Modernizing human resources tracking for big pharma." — Francis Humes

For those employees who feel they are just another number — Tara Bronson

Inventor demonstrates eyebrow to barcode shaving device — Peter Clark

"I thought my career was fast-track not track-and-trace!" — Peter Clark

"Regulatory requirements have changed. Now I understand what online testing and recording means. . ." — Satish Dara

Serialization — Adrian Dimitriu

Artificial intelligence — Baruch Magenheim

We put the You in UPC — Joseph Provenzano

Track and Trace just got serious — Chuck Bates

"We show that we believe employees are our most important assets by tattooing a tracking barcode on them in case they try to get away." — Michael Brown

It was only after the last barcode was stamped, that Jim stopped to wonder if maybe he misunderstood the company’s Cradle to Grave policy. — Jenette Stadnik

"Now that’s what I call 'raising the bar code.'" — Tara Bronson