Caption Contest: Clooney's Arrest Edition

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March 16 2012 4:07 PM

This Picture Is Worth 20 Words: Clooney's Arrest Edition

Welcome back to Slate’s caption contest. All we're going to say is that the photo below was not taken on a movie set and it was taken today.

George Clooney Caption Contest

golf explosion caption contest

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Winner: ganmerlad

The PGA regretted hiring director Michael Bay in an effort to make golf appeal to a wider audience.

Runner-up 1: Matt Watterson

As yet another golf ball exploded into white dust, onlookers began to re-think the rumors of steroid use.

Runner-up 2: Arturo Dominguez

"And that, kids, is how I learned the difference between a golf ball and an 8 ball."

Actual Caption:

SINGAPORE - FEBRUARY 22:  Paula Creamer of the USA (R) watches on as her caddie Colin Cann hits an exploding golf ball during the pro-am prior to the start of the HSBC Women's Champions at the Tanah Merah Country Club on February 22, 2012 in Singapore, Singapore.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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