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1/17/2020
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John Klossner
John Klossner
Cartoon Contest
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Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud

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 winner 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 February 14. 

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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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cdaneena
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cdaneena,
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1/17/2020 | 12:19:46 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
So what'd you do to get sent down here?
iatassi
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iatassi,
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1/17/2020 | 2:29:08 PM
Caption
We have a backdoor in the ceiling
hamlin841
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hamlin841,
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1/17/2020 | 4:25:04 PM
Cartoon Caption
Yeah, Phil is our new Cloud technician and the thing in his cube in a new cloud access tool.
i2003
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i2003,
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1/19/2020 | 10:16:43 PM
Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
Didn't they built the stairway to the cloud in the wrong direction?
JamieG606
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JamieG606,
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1/20/2020 | 8:53:38 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Bob's out fixing our servers in the cloud.
ClaytonCyber
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ClaytonCyber,
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1/21/2020 | 10:03:00 AM
Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
"Oh Jacob? He got a better offer."
dunham.james@comcast.net
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[email protected],
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1/21/2020 | 4:54:06 PM
Re: Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
Oh, Bill? He's kind of old-school, but one of our best Cloud developers.
Cyu2no
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1/25/2020 | 10:42:28 PM
Name that toon
Oh, that old thing, it's left over from the industrial revolution, think it had something to do with Led Zeppelin.
jrig1842
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1/27/2020 | 3:24:17 PM
Miracles Never Cease
I am pretty sure I just saw Morgan Freeman walking around.
attyaden
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1/28/2020 | 8:55:24 AM
Cloud Integration
Tom's working on our new cloud service model.
jtommy
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jtommy,
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1/29/2020 | 3:12:12 PM
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Physical Security Privilege Escalation
Cyberkashi
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Cyberkashi,
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1/29/2020 | 5:57:29 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Oh that?  Facilities said the IT guys want to run some cables in a raised ceiling.
Elezaby
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Elezaby,
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1/30/2020 | 4:10:56 AM
Caption
Well, he was saying something about exploiting a privilege escalation vuln, and then poof
bmcgonigle
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bmcgonigle,
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1/30/2020 | 12:22:09 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Leadership asked for a cheap cloud backup solution so we're storing the nightly tapes in the drop ceiling. 
CyberInstructor
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CyberInstructor,
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1/30/2020 | 12:49:37 PM
Toxicity Ratings?
Do you think there's plenum in the ceiling?  
ClifBlanchard
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ClifBlanchard,
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1/30/2020 | 3:40:52 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
The new intern put a bedroll up ther, he calls it his loft apartment.
akkumulator
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akkumulator,
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1/31/2020 | 3:49:43 AM
ladder
Your manager said you wanted to quit unless you could climb the corporate ladder.
simonasim414
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simonasim414,
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2/2/2020 | 5:42:03 AM
Name that Toon
Do they think we would work faster after they have put the coffee machine up there?
Yonel RodolfoH341
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2/2/2020 | 8:25:49 PM
toon name
absent in search
acstudent
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acstudent,
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2/3/2020 | 11:02:19 PM
caption contest
Oh, it makes me wonder.
Scott_in_Mesa
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Scott_in_Mesa,
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2/4/2020 | 9:46:44 AM
Staircase comment follows...
He said something about working on the Cloud.
adoherty185
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adoherty185,
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2/4/2020 | 1:24:04 PM
Name that Toon
Shadow IT
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kmf5361,
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2/11/2020 | 4:50:33 PM
Re: Name that Toon
I know Bob said he was climbing the corporate ladder, but this is ridiculous!
jchatmon146
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2/4/2020 | 11:28:02 PM
Staircase to the Cloud
Up you go.
swaddy69
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2/6/2020 | 4:33:11 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Audit said secure the wireless access points.  I found the ladder, I'm going to bring a lock and chain tomorrow then we can close the finding.
DavidT30303
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2/7/2020 | 9:57:47 AM
Name that Toon
Once I get the antenna installed, then I will get all the sports channels.
AngelVipxX
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2/9/2020 | 6:56:00 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
I've heard about saving your documents in the cloud, but this is ridiculous!
DavM
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2/9/2020 | 7:27:37 PM
Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
They forgot to take it away last night after installing a covert security camera.  
DavM
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DavM,
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2/9/2020 | 7:30:37 PM
Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
They forgot to take it away last night after installing a covert security camera.  
jduggins271
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2/11/2020 | 3:59:41 PM
Cartoon:
Management just sent up Maintenance guy, he said he was here to stop the leaks!
mmiracle198
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2/12/2020 | 8:11:13 AM
Name that Toon; Staircase to the Cloud
The secure cloud access project budget got cut.
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