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Luck O' The Irish: Caption Contest Winners Announced

A lot of blarney tinged with geek. And the winning caption is...

From iPots to BlackBerrys and Bitcoins, our InformationWeek Luck O’ The Irish cartoon caption contest brought out more than a little blarney tinged with geek. Nearly 100 of you submitted entries -- and the rest laughed and cheered the contestants on. 

And so it is with great pleasure and humor I am happy to announce the winner: InformationWeek community member Ray Fussell. a marketing analyst with Century Link, for his hysterical submission pictured below. 

Ray takes home a $25 Amazon gift card and an original signed copy of the cartoon by John Klossner, who helped judge the contest along with InformationWeek editor-in-chief Laurianne McLaughlin. Second prize goes to Tony Wong, social media director for JWT Canada for the clever "I'm lucky - the last guy got a pot full of BlackBerrys.”

Thanks to everyone who entered the contest. If you haven’t yet read all the captions, be sure check them out.

Marilyn has been covering technology for business, government, and consumer audiences for over 20 years. Prior to joining UBM, Marilyn worked for nine years as editorial director at TechTarget Inc., where she launched six Websites for IT managers and administrators supporting ... View Full Bio

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Marilyn Cohodas,
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3/20/2014 | 3:01:21 PM
Congrats to Ray and Tony!
And thanks to everyone else for their great captions. 
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Laurianne,
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3/20/2014 | 5:24:30 PM
Great contest
It was hard to pick a winner. Thanks for all the great entries!
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Ariella,
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3/21/2014 | 11:50:31 AM
Re: Great contest
We can all use an iPot even if we don't care for an iPad.
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rayfussell0,
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3/24/2014 | 2:03:08 PM
Re: Congrats to Ray and Tony!
Thanks for hosting the contest! It was fun to read all of the captions.
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