Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Caption Contest

To celebrate my new range of greetings cards (which all feature my knitted meerkats and have been professionally printed by MOO.com) I'd like to invite you to create a caption. It needs to be witty (naturally!) and above all SHORT.

Mr Nifty and I had no end of ideas - some of them just didn't it on the cards, and some were funny in themselves (well, we thought so!) but didn't really work on greeting cards.

I mean - would you send a card saying "We come in peace, shoot to kill"???



To enter: leave a comment with your suggested caption for the card above with Picard, Geordi and Worf AND tell me which card is your favourite. Some are below in the collage picture, others are being gradually added to my shops.

You can enter again with another caption if you also follow my blog.

A third caption can be suggested if you follow me on Twitter.

Two more entries if you blog about the contest and leave me a link with your caption.

The prize will be £5 to spend in www.niftyknits.folksy.com or the dollar equivalent (today it's $8.30) in www.niftyknits.Etsy.com

Good luck - live long and prosper! All entries must be in blog comments as I might miss them on twitter.


Contest closed!

45 comments:

BILJANA said...

Caption:Threads across the universe

Jaci said...

Nifty, what a great way to expand your line! Unfortunately, I'm not good with one-liners. Looking forward to seeing what you get ;)
Jaci
ByThe...

BILJANA said...

Well, I left this one via twitter, but I guess I should repeat it here, as well:

Caption: The trendy knits have landed.

Bibibibi

Good luck everyone! :)

Bigbluebed said...

To Boldy Go Where No Meercat Has Gone Before.

Bigbluebed said...

I forgot to say that my favourite card is the kissing one. Although they are all brilliant.

Wood Jewellery said...

We should solve this knitty problem

Lorin Dixon said...

Does anyone remember the Prime Directive?

Sue said...

haha...these are great and a wonderful way to expand the meerkats (into space, so to speak).

My brain is fogged with migraine meds at the moment, but I'm sure enjoying seeing some of the captions.

Lorin Dixon said...

Think you're having a bad day?
Look what happened in the first Transporter experiments!

Lorin Dixon said...

First Transporter Experiments Revealed!

jellybelly*jellybrain said...

"Why Do I Have To Wear The Red Shirt?"

Midnightcoiler said...

With a name like Number One it's no wonder he won't leave the ship!

Magician, Writer & Presenter said...

Caption: Make It - Sew!

Magician, Writer & Presenter said...

Caption: "Meerkat - So?"

Hunny said...

Tell me Gordi, exactly where did you park the Enterprise?

Half an Acre said...

LMAO! "He's thread, Jim" !!!! genius! I want that card!!!

I don't know if any of the meerket characters in the card are female or not as I'm not familiar with those names ... but I googled 'great startrek quotes' and

Worf: "I am a graduate of Starfleet Academy; I know many things."

FishStikks said...

Yay!!! Wonderful Meerkat cards!!
How glorious!

I don't have any suggstions but some of the ones posted are hilarious!

Lorin Dixon said...

My fave is also "He's thread, Jim" I Would buy that card.

Beads, Beads and more Beads said...

I'm Threading my way back to you Babe!

But my fave is Meerkat and baboon!

nelliD said...

You said, take a left at jupiter, go straight over mars and swing by uranus!

hoganfe said...

My fav is the first card but I love them all. My caption is not original - Beam me up Scottie!

mary
hoganfe handmade
handbag originals

rachie said...

Its wool,Jim but not as we know it!

niftyknits said...

I've just been reminded that not everyone knows the characters - so from left to right we have worf, captain picard and geordi - all of whom are very male.

Mollimoo said...

The orange is fine but those chains are soooo 80's! x

Mollimoo said...

Oops, I forgot to mention which card I liked best. It has to be the 'to boldly kiss' one. It's great! x

Girl_Industries said...

Caption: Knit me up, Nifty

SmuTopia Jewelry said...

Caption: We can't do it captain! We don't have enough yarn!

Particles of Stone said...

To Boldly Go Where No Yarn Has Gone Before

or maybe:

Let's tie up the loose ends before we beam up, Gentlemen!

yuk yuk!

Oh, and I tweeted my fave card this morning--"To Boldly Kiss." <3

Kitschy Coo said...

"I think she needs to knit us a bigger Enterprise"

Lynn said...

"Beware of UFO's!(unfinished objects)"

Lynn said...

Here is my second because I am following the blog.
"You Have A Little Fuzz On Your Tunic."

Lynn said...

This is my third cuz I am following you on TWITTER
"You are soo full of Fluff!"

Piece Mama said...

Let me tell you a little yarn: a long time ago, on a galaxy far, far away...

Piece Mama said...

Whoops, I forgot to say my fav card is this one
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=26920603

since I'm your Twitter pal, here's the other caption:

Hey, I thought WE were going to get the pointy ears.

odd.sox said...

Ignore her - she's having a 'deep space 9' episode

odd.sox said...

...that should probably be 'he' not she!!! oops
Fave card is the baboon one.
Love caption comps - thanks.

Beads, Beads and more Beads said...

" And how many Light years to the gallon does this get"

Congrats on your new car!

a card for a new car, not that many people send cars for that.

jolicious said...

Sorry I can't think of a witty caption! Just wanted to say thanks for the Corsage and I've mentioned you in my latest blog! Live long and prosper!

hotdogandme said...

Please, Captain, not in front of the Klingons.

I love love love these cards!! My fav is He's thread Jim.

Hope you had a good walk.
Chantal

HypnoMummy said...

I didn't realise it was for just the one card so this won't act as an entry. However, I thought long and hard about it so decided I would still leave my comment.

For the card where McCoy is injecting Kirk

"This will make you live Long" McCoy

"And prosper" - Jim

"I'm only a doctor Jim" - McCoy

Tee hee

My fave is the "He's thread Jim"

ali bali jewellery said...

Brilliant cards.

Caption; 'the sat-nav said earth was here'

Girl_Industries said...

I also forgot to give my favourite card - He's thread Jim does it for me, too :-)

Lorin Dixon said...

One last one
"Must've been quite a party, where are our trousers?"

Lorin Dixon said...

Oh I can't help it,
"The Transporter forgot our kilts"

ENUWBE said...

"We come in peace, shoot to kill"

"Live Long And Prosper..You have lived long."