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Welcome to Caption This. Our biweekly cartoon contest offers up New York-inspired panels, and asks you to caption them.

The artwork is by Brooklyn-based artist Dean Kotz, and if you win, you'll get Dean's work — signed and with your caption. (Read the contest rules here.) amNewYork editors will select the winner — then we'll do it all over again, once every other week.

Scroll down for the current panel, and scroll a bit more for past winners and runners-up.

#12 | MAY 17

                                         
             

The submission window is open! The deadline is noon May 27.

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THE WINNER
#11 | MAY 3 

                                         
             

“I remember when the Naked Cowboy had this corner covered.”
—Annette Grohman, Pelham Parkway, Bronx

Runners-up

“Can you tell me how to get to ‘Sesame Street’?”
—Joan Ogden, Roosevelt Island

“If you don’t get back to work, this water bottle is the closest you will ever get to Fiji.”
—Samantha Turner, Floral Park, Queens

THE WINNER
#10 | APRIL 19 

                                         
             

“Better bend the knee to House Cuomo, White Walkers have nothing on Fare Hikers.”
– Charlie Rudoy, Kensington, Brooklyn

Runners-up

“When I said ‘winter is coming,’ I meant the fare hikes.”
– Derrick Welch, Manhattan

“It is easier to get onto The Iron Throne!”
– Harry Cooper, Corona, Queens

THE WINNER
#9 | APRIL 5 

                                         
             

"You picked a heck of a day to start your liquid diet."
—Charles Taylor, Amityville, Long Island

Runners-up

“Last week I was so drunk, I opened the fridge and started drinking ketchup …”
—Rocco Petito, Staten Island

"I told management this was the only way we'd work on ‘Game of Thrones’ premiere night."
—Kaneka Frost, Harlem

THE WINNER
#8 | MARCH 22 

                                         
             

"She’s got this in the diaper bag!"
—Alex MacDougall, Sunnyside, Queens

Runners-up

"Well, at least we know we won't have to bribe anyone in order to get him into college."
—Marisa Boan, Murray Hill, Manhattan

"I just called the cops. I lost twenty bucks to that same baby five years ago."
—Glenn Hayes, Kew Gardens, Queens

THE WINNER
#7 | MARCH 8 

“Hey Bev, look…It’s the ‘Cash Cab on Ecstasy.’ Let’s see if there's any room for us."

—Michael Heffez, Mill Basin, Brooklyn

Runners-up

“This is the last time I take an UberPool.”

—Lay Bautista, Harlem

“Congestion pricing has turned cabs into clown cars.”

—Tamar Owens, Sunnyside, Staten Island

THE WINNER
#6 | FEB. 22

"I'd like to see him tiptoe through the tulips with those talons."

—Erwin Wolf, Little Neck

Runners-up

"Polly want a vocal lesson?"

—Andy Ward, Bushwick

“I used to date him back in the day.”

—Gladys Van Putten, Hell’s Kitchen

THE WINNER
#5 | FEB. 8

"For the millionth time, this is not Top of the Rock."

—Jessica Martinez, Woodside, Queens

Runners-up

"These 'Sex & The City' walking tours are getting ridiculous."

—Christina Greco, Pelham Bay, Bronx

“Excuse me, what is the code to your restroom?”

—Colt Hausman, East Village, Manhattan

THE WINNER
#4 | JAN. 25 

“Whatever you do, don’t bring up the elephant on the roof.”

—Shelby Tuper, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 

Runners-up

D.U.M.B.O with a rooftop view.

—Ann Blau, Flushing, Queens

"Wow, the ring toss at San Gennaro must've been really easy this year?"

—Frank Greco, Country Club, Bronx

THE WINNER
#3 | JAN. 11 

"Whatever happened to give your dog a bone?"

—Vincent Gicola, Far Rockaway, Queens

Runners-up

"You've heard of a teacup Yorkie? Well, that's a martini-shaker mutt."

—Will Pomerantz, Upper West Side

"I'm his designated walker."

—Monique Edwards Robinson, East Bronx

THE WINNER
#2 | DEC. 28, 2018 

"Don't be jealous. I only read it for the articles."

—Charles Magnus, Kingsbridge Heights, Bronx

Runners-up

"Are you sure this train goes to the NBC building?"

—Barry Shapiro, Fresh Meadows, Queens

“Oh, please! You know they PhotoShop those 'chicks,' don’t you?”

—Shawn Hunter, Whitestone, Queens

THE WINNER
#1 | DEC. 14

"This bear market is ruining my year-end bonus."
—Thomas Budelman, Long Beach

Runners-up

“Which one of your geniuses wished me a Beary Christmas?”

—Amy Bishop, Park Slope, Brooklyn

"Relax, New York, I'm not Putin."

—Mykhaylo Kryzhanovsky, Rego Park, Queens

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