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9/9/2016
11:30 AM
John Klossner
John Klossner
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Name That Toon: For The Birds

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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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Musing
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Musing,
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9/9/2016 | 12:49:53 PM
Mom is that you?
"Imprinting Scam at its finest"
JohnM217
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9/9/2016 | 5:56:35 PM
Re: Mom is that you?
Possible captions...

1.  Kids these days...back in my day we had to leave the nest to watch humans.

2.  Technology has really changed human watching.

3.  These new displays make them make them look so life-like.

 
Whoopty
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Whoopty,
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9/12/2016 | 7:20:41 AM
Cuckoo
The Cuckoos had to really step their game up once the humans started competing. 
jcavery
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9/12/2016 | 9:40:41 AM
Caption
"This surveillance stuff is really getting out of hand."
MichaelW367
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9/12/2016 | 11:22:02 AM
Cartoon Caption
For birds, "early bird gets the worm" does not apply to sales on electronics.
MyOriginals
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9/12/2016 | 4:49:17 PM
Self-proclaimed Experts
1. Maybe he has 1M YouTube views, but I have years of flying experience....

2. I find it helps drown out the annoying chirping...

3. It's given me hours back in my day...Now if it could only find worms...
cgarcia9131
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9/12/2016 | 8:03:28 PM
Name that Toon: For the Birds
"I guess you're never too young to learn about Identity Theft."
scooterx8250
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scooterx8250,
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9/12/2016 | 10:16:37 PM
Twitter
I might be going out on a limb here, but nobody understands their tweets.
sgii
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sgii,
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9/13/2016 | 11:05:16 AM
Name That Toon - Birds
We must minimize the screen time to secure our borders
sgii
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sgii,
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9/13/2016 | 11:11:16 AM
Name That Toon - Birds2
Did I just hear "no flying zone"? I am afraid we must train the little ones how to swim now.
sgii
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sgii,
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9/13/2016 | 11:11:32 AM
Name That Toon - Birds2
Did I just hear "no flying zone"? I am afraid we must train the little ones how to swim now.
geriatric
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9/16/2016 | 9:44:11 AM
Name That Toon
Selling "Birdwatching as a Service" to the Audubon Society was a brilliant idea, don't you think?
mehodgsonsr
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9/16/2016 | 10:12:30 AM
Cartoon comment
In my day, we only had worms for entertainment.
bbeyst
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bbeyst,
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9/16/2016 | 4:14:10 PM
Cartoon Contest: For the Birds
"And with our IoT television, we can keep an eye on the nest from anywhere."
spande
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9/18/2016 | 12:27:37 AM
Name That Toon: For The Birds
Hey babe - Now that the kids are being entertained, how's about you and me take a break for some "private time" together? (wink, wink)
mike.weaver@aurora.org
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[email protected],
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9/19/2016 | 11:52:52 AM
Cartoon for the Birds
It's a little early to get them hooked on CNN, don't ya think?
drmrs
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drmrs,
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9/19/2016 | 5:18:28 PM
Cartoon Caption Contest (September 2016)
The economy is improving, so our little ones can leave the nest.
pccxll
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pccxll,
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9/20/2016 | 12:20:21 AM
Re: Cartoon Caption Contest (September 2016)
Tweetie, I hope this time you bought the smartphone that doesn't explode.
Joe Stanganelli
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9/20/2016 | 11:59:59 AM
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"I finally saved up enough bread to afford a big-screen!"
parthhy
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9/21/2016 | 5:17:10 AM
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Finally found a human without using mobile phones!!
Shantaram
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9/27/2016 | 1:59:23 PM
192.168.0.1
I agree with you! 
cristian.rod
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9/21/2016 | 10:31:50 AM
For The Birds
"I thought we agreed on No Devices at the dinner table!?"
abdulsalam
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9/23/2016 | 1:55:49 AM
apple
This was not in my mind when i asked for apple in lunch
Joe Stanganelli
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9/23/2016 | 11:27:47 AM
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"Aren't they a little young to be watching these nature documentaries?"
Joe Stanganelli
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9/23/2016 | 11:29:25 AM
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"What's this movie rated?"
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9/23/2016 | 12:33:00 PM
Cartoon caption contest
I had heard cloud computing was out on a limb but I didn't believe it 'till I saw it.
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9/23/2016 | 4:10:27 PM
Nest
I still think we should have built our own nest, instead of buying a nest from Nest.
Joe Stanganelli
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9/26/2016 | 4:51:24 PM
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"Relax.  I got it cheep."
Joe Stanganelli
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9/26/2016 | 5:30:50 PM
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"Okay, the spycams show they just got home.  Time to relieve ourselves on their Volvo."
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9/27/2016 | 3:08:04 PM
Name That Toon: For The Birds
I decided to treat the kiddos to a TV dinner tonight.
AntoniaSch
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AntoniaSch,
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9/28/2016 | 6:07:42 PM
Oh George look. Isn't that cute, They just love animal planet!
Oh George look. Isn't that cute, They just love animal planet!
clone13
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9/29/2016 | 10:34:07 AM
SUBMISSION
Bird watching used to be a thing, but live tweeting changed everything
cabby777
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10/4/2016 | 11:40:36 AM
Name That Toon: For The Bird
Ever since we  signed up for a one peck account  and  started  getting worms delivered to the nest, our  leisure  time  has  increased  dramatically.
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10/5/2016 | 4:06:13 AM
Submission
"I liked the little yellow sponge underwater, this just seems too real."
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10/5/2016 | 2:17:51 PM
Cartoon Caption
Instincts were stronger in our day... mama birds wouldn't allow crap in the nest.
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10/7/2016 | 10:13:14 AM
Caption
We just cut the cord thanks to NESTFLIX.
clevy1
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clevy1,
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10/7/2016 | 3:02:18 PM
Caption Contest
I'm worried about the kids not being able to fly after they've grown. Since we got Amazon Prime, they never leave their room!
clevy1
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10/7/2016 | 3:04:04 PM
Caption Contest
With the new 4k TV, all they do is eat and stare at the screen. I'm exhausted just trying to keep enough worms in the house to keep them fed!
clevy1
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10/7/2016 | 3:06:05 PM
Caption Contest
I'm constantly watching them anymore.  There will not be any Netflix and chill in my house!
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10/7/2016 | 4:11:11 PM
Name That Toon: For The Birds
"It's the latest waterproof model and even have fast charging via lightning"
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8/11/2017 | 8:01:21 AM
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"It's a little thing called the pigeonhole principle..."
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