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Suggestion: Railroading get usage counts

 26 Willbyr, Mon, 27th Feb '12 6:22:01 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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+1 for the Cracked pic...in fact, that's enough consensus for me to say we can go ahead and run with it. If someone will edit it to get rid of that little black dot at the top and put it on the page, I'll lock the thread.
Dragon Writer
Cleaned version. I also took the liberty of blurring out some of the original's JPEG artifacts (not that they were serious, but it does also shrink the filesize by about 25% in the process).
some caption text
 28 Dragon Quest Z, Mon, 27th Feb '12 8:48:39 AM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
Let's see about captions before locking.
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 30 Dragon Quest Z, Mon, 27th Feb '12 9:52:44 AM from Somewhere in California
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"You thought those things that looked like roads were for travelling on?"
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 31 Madrugada, Mon, 27th Feb '12 10:00:20 AM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
I don't think it needs a caption. In fact, I think any caption will detract from the effectiveness of the image.
...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
 32 Willbyr, Mon, 27th Feb '12 10:07:20 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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"Two roads diverged in a wood and I,
I took the road I was forced to take by the prick with the rulebook
And that has made all the difference."

edited 27th Feb '12 10:08:25 AM by Willbyr

 33 Mark Von Lewis, Mon, 27th Feb '12 11:31:45 AM from Somewhere in Time Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
KCCO
I agree with Maddy, the pic works well enough as it is with no caption needed.
"I'm Neil de Grasse Tyson, and I'm here to blow your mind."
I'm fine with no caption (unless someone actually prefers mine tongue).
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 35 Willbyr, Mon, 27th Feb '12 11:46:20 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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[up] Likewise...that actually led me to make some tweaks on Frost's page.

edited 27th Feb '12 11:46:45 AM by Willbyr

 36 Noaqiyeum, Mon, 27th Feb '12 1:51:01 PM from Ockham Asylum Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
the it-thingy
I like Feather's, actually, but it isn't necessary.
Go and get your riot gear! Swing your partner all around -
We'll be dancing on the cinders as the town is burning down!
 37 Dragon Quest Z, Mon, 27th Feb '12 2:03:17 PM from Somewhere in California
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"I am a god in this game! You hear me? A GOOOOOOOD!"
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 38 Spark 9, Mon, 27th Feb '12 2:06:19 PM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
I'd prefer no caption here.

I also like the DMOTR pic, but this one is a close second and I'm outvoted on that anyway :)
Special trousers. Very heroic.
Should we have a crowner for the caption, or just go without?
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 40 Mark Von Lewis, Mon, 27th Feb '12 3:51:26 PM from Somewhere in Time Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
KCCO
I dunno, the text in the cartoon pretty much says what the caption should say, anyway.

edited 27th Feb '12 3:51:37 PM by MarkVonLewis

"I'm Neil de Grasse Tyson, and I'm here to blow your mind."
 41 Final Starman, Mon, 27th Feb '12 4:23:24 PM from Clinton, Massachusetts
As much as I appreciate the Robert Frost reference, I think this image is fine without a caption.
 42 Willbyr, Thu, 12th Apr '12 6:16:56 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
I should've closed this a long time back. The pic is up, potholed, and tagged, and since we don't have a consensus on a caption, let's just run without. Locking up.
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