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DEV Community Caption Contest

Update, June 9 β€” Congrats to @dendihandian for winning the caption contest! We will be sharing your caption on Twitter & Instagram soon!

Winning caption: Interview Test v.s. Actual Job


This week, we're going to try a lighthearted contest here on DEV. Below is a picture without a caption. Your task is to fill in the blank to make a hilarious programming/tech/developer meme.

Here are the rules...

  1. Write in your idea of the funniest caption for the picture as a comment below.
  2. Keep the humor appropriate (see our Code of Conduct ) and developer/software/tech-related
  3. Include your Instagram and twitter handle in your submission comment if you have accounts on those platforms (and don't mind sharing)

Then...

  1. We'll pick several submissions to be featured in a Twitter poll via @thepracticaldev in the coming days
  2. The community will vote on their favorite caption
  3. Finally, we'll post the winner on our Instagram and Twitter, and tag them if they shared an Instagram handle. We'll also give the winner a special DEV profile badge!

Ok, let's get to the meme-age πŸ™ƒ


Fill in the blank...

One real bird on a branch with a blank text box next to a Marshmallow Peep candy with a blank text box

(Photograph taken by Nancy Uggla )

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Bobby Iliev

Client Expectations vs Client Budget

Client Expectations vs Client Budget

Twitter: @bobbyiliev_

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

Hi @bobbyiliev ! Heads up that your submission was listed as an option on our final Twitter poll! Check it out and spread the word! twitter.com/ThePracticalDev/status...

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Bobby Iliev

That is very cool! Thank you!

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Temani Afif • Edited on

meme

Twitter: @ChallengesCss

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

Hi Temani! Just wanted to let you know that your submission was listed as an option on our final Twitter poll! Take a look and spread the word! twitter.com/ThePracticalDev/status...

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Temani Afif

the shortcut version of my submission isn't very relevant πŸ˜₯ .. I think no one will vote for it as I doubt people will click to see the full version πŸ˜†.

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vivek

learning codes

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

Hi there! Just wanted to let you know that your submission was listed as an option on our final Twitter poll! Check it out and spread the word! twitter.com/ThePracticalDev/status...

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vivek

Thank you

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Ben Halpern

"I knew the canary deploy was going to have flaws, but this is ridiculous!"

@bendhalpern on twitter and insta πŸ˜…

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Sukhpinder Singh • Edited on

Read this one somewhere :D :D
Twitter Profile

Instagram: @sukhpindersukh

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Tim Chase
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Dendi Handian • Edited on

@dendihandian

Twitter: @drizzer_dev

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

Hey hey! Hi there! Your submission was listed as an option on our final Twitter poll! Check it out and spread the word! twitter.com/ThePracticalDev/status...

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GrahamTheDev • Edited on

UI design in your head vs what you actually ship after everyone has had their say.

@inhuofficial twitter only.

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Temani Afif

I was waiting for an "a11y" joke πŸ˜›

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GrahamTheDev

Normal experience vs screen reader experience...best I can do as it is boiling and my brain isn’t working! Lol

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vivek

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haimantika mitra

Features promised vs Features implemented:
Features promised vs Features implemented:

Twitter: HaimantikaM

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Coderslang: Become a Software Engineer

phoenix MVP

Twitter: @coderslang
Instagram: @coderslang_pro

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Nefo Fortressia

@NefomemesBF on Twitter!

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vivek

startup ideas

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Jonathan Souza • Edited on
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vivek • Edited on

frontend vs backend

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vivek • Edited on

@notanothervivek on Twitter

nature learning css

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Sukhpinder Singh • Edited on

I remember one more... LOL :D :D

Twitter Profile
Instagram: @sukhpindersukh

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Lee

caption

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Taras Savchyn • Edited on

Bird
Fake it until you make it!
Twitter: @trsvchn

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Enakshi Pal • Edited on

Do You Agree? πŸ˜†πŸ˜†
Twitter handle: @enakshi_pal

Software Engineers

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vivek

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Jonathan Souza
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raddevus

caption contest

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author • Edited on

Congrats on winning the caption contest, @dendihandian !!!

Caption: "Interview test v.s. actual job"

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Dendi Handian

Thanks Gracie and DEV.to πŸ€—

Honestly, other contestants has better caption than me and it was a luck that I won by vote, so thanks to everyone who voted me. And Thanks for this great community πŸ’–

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bllless πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ • Edited on

print(β€˜Hello world’) desperately

twitter: @blessmika

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Taras Savchyn

Bird
Overfitting or New SOTA?
Twitter: @trsvchn

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Taras Savchyn

Bird
DL Paper vs My Reimplementation
Twitter: @trsvchn

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Temani Afif • Edited on

not really Tech related

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Ben Calder

Don't try that "looks like a duck" trick on me.

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Chris Jarvis

First in person meeting after the pandemic.

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