Caption Writing Contest: Round 2

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I look at this photograph and I immediately start reminiscing about many a fun-filled afternoon playing Hungry Hungry Hippos, bopping the backsides of plastic technicolor hippopotami in an attempt to eat more white plastic marbles than my opponents. I can totally see the guy on the left going, "Hey, what're all these marbles doing in here?"

Or can't you just imagine these guys standing around—perhaps a little sloshed—singing, "Oh I want a hippopotamus for Christmas. Only a hippopotamus will do!"

Or, "Didn't I see you in Fantasia?"

But there again, my ideas may be coming from FAR left field.

What words come to mind when you see this image? Create captions of your very own in the comments area below to enter in our second caption writing contest. Our first was a wild success.

Be creative! You have until noon on Wednesday, March 4 to send in your ideas.

The winner—and the original caption information for the image—will be announced here on the blog later that afternoon.

About Jesse Rhodes

Jesse Rhodes is an editorial assistant for Smithsonian magazine. Before he became an editorial assistant, Jesse worked at the Library of Congress Publishing Office, where he was a contributor to the Library of Congress World War II Companion.

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