Monsters’ Ball: The Week’s Best Comments

After the jump, the five Highest Rated comments, as voted on by you, the Lowest Rated comment, the winner of the Ye Olde Spidere-Mane Caption Contest, and the Editor’s Choice.

This Week’s Highest Rated Comments

#5 the narrator | Dec 13th Score:82

Much like Paper Street Soap’s original post, I wasn’t sure when I would get an opportunity or the proper forum to post this.

So I hope you enjoy it. If you don’t, you can just DEAL WITH IT!

Thanks to Papes for an incredible picture that served as the inspiration and structure of this picture.

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#4 thekelburrows | Dec 10th Score:87

Happy Holidays Monsters!

Posted in: Monsters’ Ball: The Week’s Best Comments
#3 Frank Lloyd Wrong | Dec 16th Score:98
Posted in: Now Imagine Thor Was White…
#2 kingmaker | Dec 10th Score:103

Aloof, detached, distant, Bjork

Posted in: Thursday Night TV Open Thread: Christmas Specials Edition

[Ed. note: We momentarily lift the Monsters’ Ball ban on animated GIFs as befits the spirit of the holidays. We did it, you guys. We ARE doing it!]

This Week’s Lowest Rated Comments

#1 Steve Winwood | Dec 14th Score:-31
In the second sentence you wrote “The two years he had spend…” HA ha ha you meant “spent” not “spend” idiot better go take some remedial english courses before you embarrass yourself in these parts again, friendo
Posted in: The Videogum Why Don’t YOU Caption It? Contest: Ye Olde Spidere-Mane

[Ed. note: This is a bit much. Incidentally, this comment was left in response to this week’s Caption Contest Winner (see below) making it even more of a bit much and it was already, as mentioned, a bit much.]

This Week’s Caption Contest Winner

teacherman | Dec 14th Score:73

Of course, Susan was overjoyed to have Frank home again. The two years he had spend oversees had been almost unbearable. With no children in the house, Susan would often sit for hours listening to the ticking grandfather clock, wanting so desperately to know where he was, if he was unharmed. Friends would come by on Saturdays, equipped with half-smiles and covered dishes, assuring her that he would be home soon. She would nod and say that she knew, but that was a great lie. Strangely, laundry became almost torturous, for there were no shirts to iron.

But now he was home and the house was different because of his return. There was his weight on the floor, his smell in the bed. Still, Susan could sense he was different somehow. War had changed him. When she asked him any question about the past two years, his voice became distorted like a weak radio signal and he physically wilted. He told her everything was fine, but that was a greater lie.

Also, there was the whole thing where he refused to take off the spiderman mask.

Posted in: The Videogum Why Don’t YOU Caption It? Contest: Ye Olde Spidere-Mane

[Ed. note: Congratulations, teacherman. You earned it!]

This Week’s Editor’s Choice

[Ed. note: This week’s winner is the comments in general. This is one of the two or three times a year where I take a moment to let you guys know how much I appreciate the community: very much! The comments are so good! You guys are so smart and funny and thoughtful. It is just a treat for me, a REAL TREAT, to be a part of it and to watch it grow and evolve and yet still through all of that continue to just be super solid and awesome. Good work. Thank you. Happy holidays.]