“Play” Caption Contest & Submit Your Photography Challenge: Two Winners

Life Images Caption ContestPhotograph by E. Scott Shaffer; originally featured in Life Images Spring ‘08

 

“We do not stop playing because we grow old.  We grow old because we stop playing.”
- Anonymous

1)      Caption Contest: What lighthearted response does this photograph evoke? Write a caption for it by commenting below, and we’ll pick one lucky winner at random to receive any issue of their choice!

2)      Photography Challenge: Are you inspired by the above quotation?  If so, submit your photos to blog@stampington.com, and we’ll choose another winner to send their favorite issue to.  Please email low-res images that are less than 3mb.  Limit two photographs per entry.

*Contest open to residents of the U.S. only. Entries accepted until 2/8/13 at 11:59pm.

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Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 @ 12:11 pm
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135 Responses to ““Play” Caption Contest & Submit Your Photography Challenge: Two Winners”

  1. Kim Frantz says:

    Color-coordinating with your sled doesn’t make that hill any less scary.

  2. Sharon Gullikson says:

    My HandCrafted subscription is about to EXPIRRRRRRRRE!

  3. Natasha Poteraj says:

    I heard this was the fastest way to the craft store. Come on Bessy, you can do it.

  4. Micah G.P. says:

    Should I journal about this, or scrapbook it????? Oh the decision…

  5. Marcy says:

    Thank God for Depends!!

  6. Karin Tintle says:

    I am fun and young at heart!!!

  7. Patti J. says:

    The Spring Issues are in! Save me a place in line, I’m on my way!

  8. Samantha says:

    I WASN”T READYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!

  9. Martha Bryce says:

    Go granny, go granny, go granny, Go!

  10. Jackie says:

    Good thing I don’t have osteoporosis !

  11. Marilyn Curttright says:

    I didn’t see that one coming!

  12. Jani Howe says:

    I think my butt is frozen to this thing — Hellllllllllppp!

  13. Krystal Wolf says:

    I’m going back to Florida!

  14. Becky Green says:

    “I’d RATTTTTHHHHHHER be KNITTING!!!!!!!!!!!!! “

  15. Penny Leuthard says:

    I was just kidding when I said I was still young at heart!

  16. Robin says:

    Why didn’t you tell me I needed sunglasses and a brake pedal?!

  17. “I put on lipstick for this?!”

  18. Shirley says:

    One more bump and I’ll pee my pants!

  19. Lin says:

    To hell with all of them. Let’s fly!

  20. Lea Helen says:

    Over the river and through the woods, Grandmother’s on her way home!

  21. Wilma Diaz says:

    The things I do for my grandkids!!!! Ahhhhhh!!!!

  22. “I think I swallowed my teeth.”

  23. “I want a refund….and an apology.”

  24. “I signed up for a sleigh ride not a sled ride.”

  25. “Time sure does fly when you get older.”

  26. “I said I was sorry…wasn’t that enough?”

  27. Patty Pittala says:

    It IS all downhill from here!

  28. “Who does this kind of thing on purpose?”

  29. “Now it’s all coming back to me…I hated this as a kid,too.”

  30. Joanne Heying says:

    This is the LAST time I let my husband plan a getaway weeeeeekend!!!!!!!

  31. “I’m supposed to be home baking cookies and making hot chocolate.”

  32. Everyone sing along,”Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go…”

  33. Cyndi Cesare says:

    C’mon kids. Don’t be scared. It’s fun!

  34. Anna McMurtagh says:

    I’ll never grow up…..I’ll never grow up…..I’ll never grow up…..

  35. Tamara Adams says:

    Sometimes I just need a little push to get started.

  36. Kathy says:

    Forever young at heart!

  37. Lisa says:

    HELP I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!!

  38. Dot says:

    TREEEEEEE…go left, go left!

  39. Jackie Joyce says:

    I thought he said “Down the PILL!”

  40. Ruth says:

    Test driving the world’s “greenest” vehicle isn’t what I imagined it would be.

  41. Sue O. says:

    Getting older ain’t for sissies!!!!!!!!!!

  42. Chere says:

    There’s just no end to the adventures we can have.

  43. dorylyn says:

    I’m telling MOM!!!!

  44. “Ahhhh, I stopped sliding and I can’t get up ! “

  45. Lynn says:

    What was I thinking !!???

  46. Vickie says:

    I changed my miiiiiind!

  47. Sharon Gullikson says:

    I’ve heard of hair turning silver from fright, but this is ridiculous!

  48. pattisj says:

    This is my last trip to the mailbox…I’m signing up for digital subscriptions!

  49. Donna Karlan says:

    I don’t remember that snow was this cold and this slippery!

  50. Barbara J says:

    I ripped my favorite pants……..

  51. bonnie kurz says:

    I used to love this. But that was a looooong time ago.

  52. rush says:

    oh, wait…i think it stopped.

  53. I’m gonna start being the “No Fun” Grams!
    Deb

  54. Donna says:

    Who took the cover off the swimming pool????

  55. Jennifer Hodges says:

    You didn’t tell me there was a jump!!! This was not in the brochure!!!

  56. Nancy L says:

    AGAIN!!

  57. Carol says:

    “Oh no… I forgot when I get to the bottom I have to climb the darn hill again…oh well this is fun….”

  58. Linda Beckert says:

    What was I thinking? The grandkids made it look so easy!

  59. Weeeeeee!! having the time of my life !! Let’s do this again !

  60. SUZI FAILING says:

    “YOU MEAN MY BUM IS SUPPOSE TO BE ON THE SLED!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BUM BURN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  61. Connie Hippen says:

    Crazy Granny….Her Belly Board just became her Butt Board!

  62. Terrie says:

    Ahhhhh….I forgot my Depends!!!

  63. Pamela Heinowski says:

    Woo-hoo! That was a chiropractic adjustment! I feel so much better now!

  64. Melody says:

    To heck with the Red Hat Society!! I’d rather be a member of the Red Pants Society!!!

  65. Shelley says:

    Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!

  66. NWFlamingo says:

    Once you’re over the hill you pick up speed!

  67. Anna Harvey says:

    It’s all down hill from here!

  68. Linda Harbin says:

    “Get the hot water bottle ready, Grandpa! My feet are freezing!”

  69. julie m says:

    Help! My mouth is frozen open.

  70. I’ll show them I’m not too old!

  71. They said this was the Bunny Hill … I don’t see any dang rabbits!!!

  72. Karen Murphy says:

    OK, I am down here now – who’s going to pull me back up the hill?

  73. Patricia says:

    Harold……….HAROLD!!! Come up from the barn……soup’s on.

  74. Terri Bone says:

    …Because I love my grandchildren!

  75. Joanne O'Brien says:

    Grandpa, You’re next! If I can do it so can you!

  76. Susie Delewese says:

    Wish my depends had more padding!!!

  77. Heather Rogers says:

    I really must read the small print in future!

  78. rita says:

    Red lipstick check! warm jacket check! …..
    let’s do this once and for all!!!!

  79. Becky Green says:

    GET OUT OF THE WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  80. Becky Green says:

    “GET OUT OF THE WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

  81. Janet P. says:

    Who put the frick’en tree in the middle of a sledding hill?

  82. candi alberts says:

    For this I missed BINGO!!!

  83. Deb ring says:

    AHHHHHHHHH!!!!! What was I thinking!

  84. Lenore Mangles says:

    I am not afraid, I am not afraid…..HELP!! I lied!!

  85. Lori Smanski says:

    AARRRGGHHH, does this thing stop? Soon?

  86. “Wait! I left my cell phone at the top!”

  87. My hair was black when i started down the hill!

  88. Which one of the Grandkids can I get to pull me back up the hill??????

  89. Karen W says:

    I said I’d meet you at the bottom but this was not how I planned to get there!

  90. Tim Lakin says:

    Hurry up Thelma! BINGO starts in 1 minute!

  91. Libby Jones says:

    I just KNEW this wasn’t a special thermalized lounger!

  92. Donna Boyer says:

    Guess I shouldn’t have told to my daughter-in-law to spend less time painting and more time cleaning.

  93. Donna says:

    “The thrill of the ride”!! Forget that crap!!

  94. Judy G says:

    Thank heavens for “DEPENDS” !

  95. Cindy K says:

    I thought a second childhood would be fun, but my bones can’t take it!

  96. Becky Green says:

    “Get out of the WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!!!”

  97. Becky Green says:

    Sorry about the repeats! :/ My post wasn’t seeming to go through!

  98. melinda says:

    YARN RUN!!!

  99. Linda Henry says:

    This is the LAST time I let the grandkids dare me!!!!!!

  100. Lauri Thomas says:

    “If you are not living on the edge, you are taking up too much room.”

  101. Boo says:

    “Oh, S#$^^&(*&^!

  102. Jane says:

    Breaks are for the young!

  103. She squealed all the way down the hill with great excitement!
    Go Grandma, Go!!

  104. They said I would be flying by the seat of my pants at this age…but I never expected this!!!

  105. Lila says:

    I want my mommieeeeeee!!!!!!

  106. rush says:

    keep calm and carry ooooooooonnnnn!

  107. Sometimes life is an uphill climb.Other times you just hold on, close your eyes, and enjoy the ride…come what may!

  108. Georgeann Kreiter says:

    “This isn’t as smooth as I thought it would Be!”

  109. Crap, I lost my dentures on that last bump!

  110. Lizbeth says:

    Oh, no! I forgot to wear my Depends!

  111. There is no fool like an old fool!

  112. Shelly says:

    Why did I wait so log to do this again, woo hoo!

  113. Susanne says:

    This is the only way to fly!

  114. Diana Denise says:

    Where’s the brake!

  115. Thia Chirdon says:

    Awwwwww…I wanted to go down the BIG hill!

  116. Pamela says:

    “No brakes?!” You did not mention there were no brakes!

  117. JoAnne says:

    ARRRRR…I should have known that hemmorroids and sledding DON’T go together!

  118. Connie B says:

    A Weeks Vacation in Aspen – $2200.00.
    New Red Ski Pants – $110.00.

    Sitting Still on a sled While Grimacing and Pretending to slide downhill for the Camera – Priceless!

  119. Linda Morgan says:

    I’m clicking my red boots together thinking about Florida but nothing is happening. There’s no place like Florida, There’s no place like Florida . . .

  120. Rebecca Wind says:

    Where’s the Immodium when you need it?

  121. Rebecca Wind says:

    Why can’t I be constipated when I need to be?

  122. Ronni Jane says:

    Ma teeth er mithin! Ma panths er weth an were due fur bingo thoon!
    BUT AH,
    WHAT THE HECK, EARL!

    LETSth DO IT AGAIN!

  123. Louella Turvey says:

    HELP!!! I’m flying down a hill and I can’t get up!!!

  124. “Watch out for that treeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.”

  125. Jane Christmann says:

    wait wait wait I changed my mind>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

  126. Julia Monroe says:

    “The grandkids are going to LOVE this blog entry! And wait till they see me tackle the big slope tomorrow!”

  127. K says:

    WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

  128. Jennifer says:

    “I wanted to go faster!”

  129. Whyyyyy did youuuuuu let meeeeee dooooo this?

  130. Nancy Evans says:

    I know the contest is over, but I just saw this photo and couldn’t resit commenting…
    “Are we there Yet?”

  131. Kristine says:

    Yeah! Go! This was on my bucket list!

  132. Kim Wells says:

    Laughed so hard–that was so much fun! but..then I started to cry when I peed a little from the laughing!!

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Life Images Caption ContestPhotograph by E. Scott Shaffer; originally featured in Life Images Spring ‘08

 

“We do not stop playing because we grow old.  We grow old because we stop playing.”
- Anonymous

1)      Caption Contest: What lighthearted response does this photograph evoke? Write a caption for it by commenting below, and we’ll pick one lucky winner at random to receive any issue of their choice!

2)      Photography Challenge: Are you inspired by the above quotation?  If so, submit your photos to blog@stampington.com, and we’ll choose another winner to send their favorite issue to.  Please email low-res images that are less than 3mb.  Limit two photographs per entry.

*Contest open to residents of the U.S. only. Entries accepted until 2/8/13 at 11:59pm.

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