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Here’s the challenge: You can write your own title for this shot. It can be funny, punny, quirky, poignant, reflective, historical, hysterical – anything you like.

All you have to do to enter is submit your title as a comment here.

Yes, you can enter as many times as you want, on as many days as you want. You can keep coming back, looking at other people’s titles and keep adding your own. The contest will close at midday (Melbourne time) on Friday.

There’s only one rule: no profanity. Have fun …. I’m throwing the gauntlet down NOW!

This image shows the famous Superman-and-truck that is suspended from the ceiling of Toys’R’Us in Times Square, New York.

I do not crop, enhance or post-edit my images in any way. Shot with a Pentax K100D, using a Sigma 70-300mm lens. F4, 1/45 sec, ISO 200, focal length 30mm.

Featured in CEE’S FUN ARTSY FRIENDS, March 2011.

Featured in STATUES AND SUCH, March 2011.

AND HERE ARE THE RESULTS:

In tenth place we have Lee d’Entremont with ``I’ll be there in a minute, Lois.’’

In joint ninth place we have LeslieBC with ``Ready for my closeup, Mr. DeMille,‘’ and Linda Jackson with ``And in Jackie Gleason style! To the Moon, Lois! to the Moon!’’

In eighth place we have CapturedByKylie with ``You tell em once, you tell em a thousand times …. This is NOT a safe place to park!’’

In seventh place we have Patricia Anne McCarty-Tamayo with ``I’d like to see Batman pull this one off!’’

In sixth place we have Di-Trying with ``Do you think anyone will notice if I swap this for the Statue Of Liberty?’’

In fifth place we have Bevellee with ``Can someone hold this while I scratch my back?

In joint fourth place we have Ranald with ``I resent being called truculent,‘’ and Ellis Morley Photography with ``Kal-El was flying along minding his own business then, thwack! he discovered why there were so many flies on windshields.’’

In third place we have Woodie with ``My name’s Clark and I hang on the wall going Tick, Tock!!!’’

In second place we have Jordan Miscamble with ``The shopping centre was pleased with their new parking officer …. `You CANNOT park in the Disabled bay’!!!!’’

AND THE WINNERS ARE, IN A HISTORIC THREE-WAY TIE:

Judi Rustage with ``I’m in trouble now. Optimus Prime has kryptonite bumpers.’’

ArtWin with ``Oh no.. not another Big Mack attack.’’

Spencer Copping with ``Having forgotten his loofah Superman grabbed the first thing he could find.’’

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superman, clark kent, toysrus, times square, new york, manhattan, david mcmahon, cape

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  • Woodie
    Woodieover 3 years ago

    “How much longer have I to hold this truck up here? Lois will have my tea ready!!!”

  • Just another ten seconds, until the kettle whistles!

    – David McMahon

  • Woodie
    Woodieover 3 years ago

    I can hear the kettle whistle blowing from here!!

  • That might be the soccer referee instead.

    – David McMahon

  • Woodie
    Woodieover 3 years ago

    It could be a runaway train I need to stop.!! HELP!!!

  • Er, ``express’’ yourself, Superman …

    – David McMahon

  • Woodie
    Woodieover 3 years ago

    My name’s Clark and I hang on the wall going Tick, Tock!!!

  • Is that a nervous tic(k)?

    – David McMahon

  • Ranald
    Ranaldover 3 years ago

    Well doctor, I have a lorry back pain.

  • That’s what happens when you drive a lorry loaded with (s)pine cones ….

    – David McMahon

  • Sandra Moore
    Sandra Mooreover 3 years ago

    Ah, you people wanna move outta the way over there?

  • Who are you, Friar TRuck?!!

    – David McMahon

  • CapturedByKylie
    CapturedByKylieover 3 years ago

    You tell ’em once, you tell ’em a thousand times… This is NOT a safe place to park!

  • That’s more dramatic than being clamped.

    – David McMahon

  • SpencerCopping
    SpencerCoppingover 3 years ago

    Having forgotten his loofah Superman grabbed the first thing he could find.

  • But would it fit in the shower/ bathtub? Stay tuned to find out …..

    – David McMahon

  • Lee d'Entremont
    Lee d'Entremontover 3 years ago

    I’ll be there in a minute Lois.

    Great Capture David!

  • Lane(way) image! (Thank you, Lee, for the visit and title!)

    – David McMahon

  • Jimmy Joe
    Jimmy Joeover 3 years ago

    I really like this great shot…I will be thinking of a title for it.

  • Thanks, Gerrard. I’m glad this one caught your eye. Thank you, too, for the favourite.

    – David McMahon

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