LOL-BLAIR competition – updated

by Sunny
14th March, 2008 at 11:39 am    

LOLcat, if you don’t know, has become a popular internet phenomena where pictures of cats are given speech bubbles with funny messages in pidgin English. Sometimes, pictures of cats are super-imposed on random pictures too. See: Icanhascheezburger

I have a new suggestion. LOL-blair. In this game we find pictures of Tony Blair from his latest new and exciting plan to change the world, write funny captions, and then speculate on what he’s going on move on to next.

Here’s the latest in this saga. First he wanted to bring peace to the Middle East. We’re all aware what a great success that has been. Then he wanted to become president of the European Union, until Angela Merkel shot down that plan.

Update, via OurKingdom, here are other things Blair has been up to recently:
- signing a million dollar contract at JP Morgan;
- accepting a role as a Rwandan advisor,
- accepting a position on the Africa Progress Panel;
- accepting an advisory position at Swiss insurer Zurich,
- taking up an interfaith teaching position at Yale (linked to the upcoming Tony Blair Faith Foundation).

Then he was seen cavorting with the ethnics, possibly to bring racial harmony to Britain.

Now, it looks like he is going to sort out our global warming problem. This surely is evidence that we are all doomed and the environment is going to degrade faster than relations between Israel and Hamas.

Once again – best caption, preferably in pidgin English – wins a prize. This time I’ll actually mail you a book.


Justin has this


Mike Power made these two:


by Nathaniel Tapley


Devil’s Kitchen made three!




Sim-O has this:


5CC has knocked this up:


More by DK:


Cloned Poster made this:

funny pictures


by Einna




Katy Newton jumps on bandwagon!


by Curly’s Cornershop blog


Mr Eugenides sends in two


another one by Mike Power


There’s images here of Blair if you want inspiration.
You can use this online form to upload pics of Blair and put captions on them.

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  1. Leon — on 14th March, 2008 at 12:11 pm  

    I am Blair, Hear me ROAR!

  2. Justin McKeating — on 14th March, 2008 at 12:26 pm  
  3. Edsa — on 14th March, 2008 at 12:59 pm  

    Blair may be a hypocrite and consummate liar but he has a winning manner that appeasl to the native Brits. And he is good at awakening that old British patriot and imperialist spirit.

    In 1996) as Leader of the Opposition he said:
    Consider a thousand years of British history and what it tells us. The first parliament in the world. The industrial revolution ahead of its time. An empire, the biggest the world has known.

    And in 2000, PM Blair boasted at the Labour Party Conference:

    A country with our history and heritage, that today boasts 6 of 10 top businesses in Europe, with London the top business city in Europe, that is a world leader in technology and communication, that under us has overtaken France and Italy to become the 4th largest economy in the world, that has the language, more brilliant artists, actors and directors than any comparable country in the world, some of the best scientists and inventors, the best armed forces, the best teachers, doctors and nurses, the best people any nation could wish for.

  4. Mike Power — on 14th March, 2008 at 1:05 pm  

    And here’s mine :)

  5. ZinZin — on 14th March, 2008 at 1:06 pm  

    Velll, Wello Mr BOOsh, vour wavourite gimp is ere.

  6. Nathaniel Tapley — on 14th March, 2008 at 1:11 pm  

    Here is my effort:

    I Can Haz Bilderberger?


  7. Devil's Kitchen — on 14th March, 2008 at 2:05 pm  

    Marvellous idea, Sunny. Here’s my go


  8. Barney — on 14th March, 2008 at 3:37 pm  
  9. Sim-O — on 14th March, 2008 at 4:37 pm  

    Nice one Barney.

    This is effort (or lack of)

  10. Sim-O — on 14th March, 2008 at 4:39 pm  

    oops, should be *my* effort

  11. Devil's Kitchen — on 14th March, 2008 at 5:08 pm  

    Three more in the same place


  12. Sunny — on 14th March, 2008 at 6:29 pm  

    These are way too funny… I can’t get any work done.

  13. Cloned Poster — on 14th March, 2008 at 6:42 pm  
  14. Devil's Kitchen — on 14th March, 2008 at 6:54 pm  

    OK, last one. Probably.


  15. Curly — on 14th March, 2008 at 7:20 pm  

    Me sos happee hav 2 join in

  16. einna — on 14th March, 2008 at 7:49 pm  
  17. soru — on 14th March, 2008 at 8:39 pm  

    Here’s an old-skool one – pretend it’s 2005, so still funny.

  18. Katy Newton — on 14th March, 2008 at 10:45 pm  

    OK look I just HAD to have a go at this. Here.

  19. sonia — on 15th March, 2008 at 3:24 am  

    maybe its just me, but why do the captions have to be ‘pidgin’ english?

    i thought cat cartoons were funny in the old days, this lol cats business doesn’t tickle my funny bone at all..!

    but its amusing watching all of you at it :-)

  20. Mr Eugenides — on 15th March, 2008 at 11:19 am  

    Oh, yes, I like this.

    Here are my efforts.

  21. Sunny — on 15th March, 2008 at 2:24 pm  


  22. Alex — on 15th March, 2008 at 8:48 pm  
  23. Alex — on 15th March, 2008 at 9:53 pm  
  24. Wendy — on 15th March, 2008 at 11:00 pm  

    It’s not clever, it’s just about balls.

  25. Cloned Poster — on 15th March, 2008 at 11:26 pm  
  26. the ill man — on 16th March, 2008 at 3:47 am  
  27. Sim-O — on 16th March, 2008 at 5:13 pm  

    And some more in the <a href=””same place

  28. Dave Cole — on 17th March, 2008 at 1:27 pm  
  29. Nigel — on 17th March, 2008 at 9:56 pm  
  30. Barrie Singleton — on 18th March, 2008 at 8:39 pm  

    (Seven Smiles of Tony Blair)

    Fresh from nowhere he entered our lives
    charismatic it seemed – with that smile.
    In some mystical way his dentition revealed
    the root of his being with nothing concealed
    and he swore that no truth he’d defile.

    The next smile seemed darker – or was it his friends?
    Not anything you could define.
    As he smiled from high places at home and abroad
    delivering speeches that all could applaud
    we still felt that the future was fine.

    The third caught the eye – there was something amiss;
    it was not that the smile was strained.
    But a front lower tooth, set back from the rest
    standing back from that smile, subverting its zest
    appeared to be slightly stained.

    The fourth smile with Azna and Bush in a row
    was a clench in Madrid’s dark despair.
    He was doing his best to be one of the group
    but knew that back home he was well in the soup
    while that brown tooth looked out – like his stare.

    Smile five was a great leader’s smile – no less;
    three time winner, he just could not lose!
    But the tooth – ever darker – foretold his demise
    as stress dulled his hair and the light left his eyes
    and dark deeds put his neck in a noose.

    Smile six looks the confident smile of a man
    who leaves with the job truly done;
    in the knowledge that he is a Straight Kind of Guy;
    rictus grin painted on, Heaven’s truth to deny;
    save one tooth – black as night – just the one.

    When at last he is called to the judgement halls
    he will grin that damned grin unaware
    that his life was not smiley and whiter than white
    it was run from the rear by a black hearted sprite;
    that one tooth saying: “I’m Tony Blair.”


  31. Matt W — on 19th March, 2008 at 9:51 pm  

    Late to the party, the lot of you – been doing Lol-Galloways since January…

  32. Antipholus Papps — on 27th March, 2008 at 12:38 pm  

    Here’s my effort:
    Up all night

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