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11/19/2020
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John Klossner
John Klossner
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Cartoon Contest: Gong Show

Submit your caption in the comments and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card. If you don't want to enter a caption, help us pick a winning caption by voting on the submissions. Click thumbs-up for those you find funny; thumbs-down, not so. As always, editorial comments are encouraged and welcomed. Click here for contest rules. For advice on how to beat the competition, check out How To Win A Cartoon Caption Contest. The contest closes Dec. 23. 

John Klossner has been drawing technology cartoons for more than 15 years. His work regularly appears in Computerworld and Federal Computer Week. His illustrations and cartoons have also been published in The New Yorker, Barron's, and The Wall Street Journal. Web site: ... View Full Bio

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drmrs
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drmrs,
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11/19/2020 | 4:31:37 PM
Cartoon Contest: Gong Show
A GONG is as good as a cyber attack.
northdmr
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northdmr,
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11/24/2020 | 10:50:10 AM
New Alert - Patch Tuesday
That's the CISO's new alert sound for Patch Tuesday upodates.  Let's get busy!
pfharv@gmail.com
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[email protected],
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11/24/2020 | 2:38:21 PM
Cartoon Rythym
« I said Clickety-click-click-Gong » not fyjqteeusurerkryo
Tempest2004
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Tempest2004,
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11/24/2020 | 10:14:22 PM
Gong
He hits the gong anytime he sees someone click on an email link.
rwza01@gmail.com
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[email protected],
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11/27/2020 | 12:47:43 AM
tamtam.chat
He's proving that the tamtam app is really available on any platform
cstudent
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cstudent,
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11/28/2020 | 3:04:45 PM
Caption Contest: Gong Show
I dozed off at my desk one time.
dabeertender
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dabeertender,
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11/30/2020 | 3:42:56 PM
Gong
We are really excited about our new two tone authentication system!
acampbell448
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12/1/2020 | 9:25:51 AM
Bing Watching?
I think the boss is bing watching '70s TV shows again!
matthewkmiller
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matthewkmiller,
User Rank: Strategist
12/3/2020 | 11:45:17 AM
Broken Speaker
The speaker in my workstation stopped working. It's my new mail alert.
pmauriks
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12/3/2020 | 11:07:04 PM
Gong Show.
Honestly, I find it much less distracting than Windows 10 pop-up messages.
Bonafide
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Bonafide,
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12/6/2020 | 4:28:02 AM
Covid-19
Company coronavirus countdown. Still three of us left.
fixitcamp
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fixitcamp,
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12/7/2020 | 10:38:54 AM
Caption contest
I think "This comment is waiting for review by our moderators." is perfect!
ChadF3
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12/7/2020 | 6:55:45 PM
Less Bugs Missed
This wasn't what I expected when they asked me to do Pair Programming.
AishaC668
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12/7/2020 | 7:21:28 PM
Gong Show Caption Contest
"This is why nobody likes Tom."
FFTP.ALLDAY
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FFTP.ALLDAY,
User Rank: Apprentice
12/8/2020 | 7:37:49 AM
Obvious is Obvious
The manager is obviously striking the gong every time a issue is solved via restart.
gwieman685
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12/8/2020 | 9:00:15 AM
You were gonged how many times?
The boss had a bad experience as a Gong Show contestant.
W1T3H4T
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W1T3H4T,
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12/8/2020 | 11:44:01 AM
Cartoon Contest: Gong Show
I should have warned you before the interview: if he doesn't like your code, then you're gone with a gong.
magordon13
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12/8/2020 | 1:21:18 PM
Password Strength Gong
Don't worry, you'll know if audit doesn't like your password strength!
peakgrunt
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12/14/2020 | 11:28:26 AM
Gong Show: Test of Vigilance
Just "remain vigilant"
NU-Cengel
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NU-Cengel,
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12/15/2020 | 5:04:24 PM
Caption: I don't know why this fixes the server problem....it just does.
Caption: I don't know why this fixes the server problem....it just does.
dannoman
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12/17/2020 | 6:12:24 AM
Oh, the gong?
"What's with the gong?" "Oh him? He doesn't do actual work, he just critiques others. When you have a flaw, 'GONG!'"
dianeabbott
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12/17/2020 | 12:03:34 PM
Secure Code Review
He takes the secure code review VERY seriously.
Ace2010
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12/18/2020 | 3:29:32 PM
More Cowbell
While I love the gong, what we really need around here is "more cowbell"
Ace2010
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12/18/2020 | 3:33:27 PM
Code Review
Before he did code review, he toured with Queen as the gong player for Bohemian Rhapsody!
Ace2010
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12/18/2020 | 4:13:37 PM
Social Distancing
This was management's solution to ensuring social distancing...So, if you get too close, it's Fred's job to let you know!
Ace2010
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12/18/2020 | 4:17:01 PM
Quality Assurance
Instead of hiring a full QA team to test our code, they hired Steve who can spot a defect a mile away. So, if you hear the gong, you'll know why!
kratiw
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12/21/2020 | 9:43:16 AM
The latest drama story in IT ...
Gong with SolarWinds

Too soon?

 
Ace2010
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Ace2010,
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12/21/2020 | 12:00:05 PM
Going all Gong
Jeff needs to have his hearing checked...When the manager said our KPIs are heading in the "wrong" direction, Jeff thought she said "gong" and was excited to bring his into the office.
mmillslagel85001
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mmillslagel85001,
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12/22/2020 | 9:57:39 AM
Cartoon contest
Couldn't we have just gotten a bell to ring when we do a good job?
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