It’s the new year and it’s time for some upgrading!

Friday Funny: Server Refresh in the New Year

It’s the new year and it’s time for some upgrading!

Here’s how it works: Diane Alber, the Arizona artist who created Kip and Gary, creates a cartoon, and we challenge our readers to submit the funniest, most clever caption they think will be a fit. Then we ask our readers to vote for the best submission and the winner receives a signed print of the cartoon.

Congratulations to Nick, whose caption won the Christmas edition of the contest. His caption was: “Good news: all the lights work. Bad news: we need more PDUs.”

Some good submissions came in for the Star Wars edition – all we need now is a winner. Help us out by submitting your vote below!

There's got to be a massive data center inside the Death Star...

For previous cartoons on DCK, see our Humor Channel. And for more of Diane’s work, visit Kip and Gary’s website!

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  1. "I don't have the heart to tell him what they meant by 'dense', poor guy."

  2. I'm glad he cut down to only carrying 17 servers at once.

  3. Oh boy!! Don't you get whacked with this height of yakka??

  4. Nik W

    Hurry up Ed, I want more coffee.

  5. Todd J

    Ok, so "Simon Said" hold 17 servers, stand on one leg and sing the "Big Bang Theory" theme song. What should I have him do next?