Welcome to the Hooniverse Classic Captions Post. This is a series of posts that are set to run this time every Tuesday, so let’s review the premise; I search for images that were used by the car companies in their print advertising or brochures, and it is your job to provide a humorous, snarky, or thought provoking caption that is some how tied in with the image. Last week this feature was on hiatus for a very good reason… I received a second degree burn that was of my own making (Pot, Boiling Water, Bare Hand… Fill in the blanks). So, with no further mishaps, let’s go!
Two weeks ago, we had an image of a Jeepster on the beach, and we had one of the lowest response levels since I restarted this feature. (What’s up with that?) Ever vigilant Needthatcar came up with a very clever caption for this image, and it went like this: “Polygamy was going great for Ezra, but his fourth wife turned out to be a bitch.” Very clever including the dog within the image, but it didn’t bring home the bacon this time.
The winner this time was from OA5599, which came at the expense of another Hooniverse fan: “Antoine planned to take his Charles Barrett Special back to the dealership for some calibration. It was attracting members of the opposite sex…and species!” Very well done, so congratulations once again OA5599!
It’s now time to take a look at this weeks image. In keeping with the beach theme from the last three weeks, this is an advertising image for the 1991 Isuzu Amigo, driving through the surf. It is a typical early 90s beach image, with a small SUV going through the highly corrosive salt water, and the beautiful girl making an ass of herself. The ad copy states that it’s not only fun, it’s MAX FUN (whatever that means). I’m sure you can come up with a great caption for this interesting image. (You can click here to see the full size image)
You have the next five days to come up with a great caption. The editors will deliberate entries, and after watching re-runs of… you know, I could reuse the Gidget line again this week, but I wont. So, get to work and create you’re own caption for this Summertime Image.
Photo Credit: Alden Jewell’s Flickr Photostream