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CAPTION BANK: 1 man, 125 balloons, and the rush hour #1 train E-mail

 

Unusual city scene and how bankers captioned it
 

 

 
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Readers of ABA Editor's Report last week had the opportunity to provide a caption for the candid snap above, spotted in the New York City subway. The balloon messenger said he had to carry those 125 helium balloons because his van became unavailable and the balloons had to arrive on schedule. Entrants below participated in a random drawing for a $50 Amazon card, which will be awarded to Cheryl Traudt of Texas.
 
Your reward is some very funny captions, and few groaners.
           -Steve Cocheo, executive editor and digital content manager
 
1. "MTA ... safest ride in the city, with front & side airbags in every car!"
 
            Cheryl Traudt, Extraco Banks, Temple, Texas
 

 

2. "...125 helium balloons in a sub,
125 helium bal-loons!
Take out a pin,
Pop one and then,
124 helium balloons in a sub ..."

 
            Kim Fowler, vice-president and wealth compliance manager, TD Bank, Greenville, S.C.

 

3. " Is this what Chairman Bernanke meant by keeping inflation under control?"
 
            Twila Gregg, president and CEO, Bank 21, Carrollton, Mo. 
 

 

4. "I knew I should have made that  balloon payment on the van."
 
            Alan Dablemont, vice-president, First National Bank Alaska

 

 

5. "Got Helium?!"
 
            Maureen Weeks, Biddeford (Maine) Savings

 
 
6. "Self Protection! Airbags on the subway."
           
            Karen Leither, State Bank of Richmond. Minn.
 

 

7. " Where did the political convention go?"
 
            Lela Bryant, compliance officer, Corporate Compliance, Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., Blue Ball, PA

 
 
8. "Helium Balloons; Over 2 Billion Annoyed And Counting!"
 
            Travis Thompson, vice-president, Farmers Bank & Trust, N.A., Larned, Kan.
 

 

9. "I have proven it! You cannot fly with 125 helium balloons!"
 
            Valerie Lewis, senior compliance analyst, First Bank, Hazelwood, Mo.

 
   
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