Friday Funny: What’s Up With That Phone?

Happy Friday! The end of the work week is nigh, and it’s certainly high time for some humor. So we present our data center cartoon that needs a caption. Scroll down and add your suggestion.

Diane Alber, creator of Kip and Gary, writes, “So there has been a lot of talk with BYOD, and in a data center environment, BYOD can be critical since cell phone service is usually a hit or miss.”

Also, a big congratulations to Steven Swanberg for the Robots in the Data Center cartoon caption, “So that explains the new oil and lube machine in the coffee break room.”

The caption contest works like this: We provide the cartoon and you, our readers, submit the captions. We then choose finalists and the readers vote for their favorite funniest suggestion. The winner will receive his or her caption in a signed print by our artist Diane Alber.

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For the previous cartoons on DCK, see our Humor Channel.

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About the Author

Colleen Miller is a journalist and social media specialist. She has more than two decades of writing and editing experience, with her most recent work dedicated to the online space. Colleen covers the data center industry, including topics such as modular, cloud and storage/big data.

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  1. No Service, No Problem

    Pleeaase Gary, let me use the tin can and string. I've got no service!

  2. My phone is so "smart" that it knows not to receive calls this early in the morning. Should probably still pick that up though...

  3. OJ

    Kip Says "Here is that annoying vendor that calls every Monday at 9 am. Take it and tell him i no longer work here." Gary says "Kip that is your personal cell phone"

  4. John Smith

    See, BYOD, not BYOB. Leave the beer at home next time.

  5. Sean Toomey

    Kip: Gary, check it out. Pressing this button on my personal device activates non-approved software that magically lifts the handset off my desk phone. This will free up our days! Gary (thinking): Hmmm, I want a button that gets me a donut.

  6. Friday Funny Submission: "4G service my butt. I can think of 1G...God Awful!"

  7. Less than 10 watts power consumption? Small form factor? Fast processor? Find out many of these can we mount in a 42" rack! Mac mini colo eat your heart out!

  8. George Safford

    Really! This is the size of the new server for our cloud farm.

  9. LG

    Check out my new corporate tether!...

  10. MC

    Need to stir ? Use this, I have an app for that.