Caption Contest: Oversized

Clever product photography can make you believe that an item looks better than it actually is. Have you ever bought something, then realised that it doesn’t resemble what you saw in the advertisement? Caption this image by leaving your wittiest comments below and be in the running to win a free MakeUseOf t-shirt! The best caption will be selected the following day.

The winning caption is from Jonathan Simms: Don’t judge me. I’ve seen the size of some of YOUR toys!

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Jurmy C

Look honey, I bought you the 232″ screen laptop you dreamed of!

d. lefler

Look, this technology museum has a 20th century notebook computer!

Jonathan Simms

Don’t judge me. I’ve seen the size of some of YOUR toys!


They say the screen adds 10 pounds.

David E

All Harold wanted to talk about was how big his display was, Betty however, was all about the oversized touch pad..

Jp P

MakeUseOf held a contest for a laptop hybrid, and this is what they sent me.

Rimpy Gupta

If this is the size of a Computer then why we need 86 inch tv…..

Lizzie B

The borrowers are now into technology. But not worked out the hardware issues yet!

William B

So, Harvard University finally upgraded their Mark I computer!

Roger Gardner

i thought that you were talking about a big TV!

Ryan Coley

I’ve seen your shoe collection, so don’t judge me!

Steven N

“Don’t you think it’s a bit too big?
Size doesn’t matter honey”

Tiago R

still count’s as a laptop,so take it home and work!!!!!!

Koshy G

My 15′ laptop just arrived.

David Y

“And here you’ll find our best-selling desktop replacement…”

Robert hardy

That’s your new laptop, the mobile phone would have arrived at the same time but the crane broke down!

Jennifer Sherry

Well, I figured the photo was blown up to make it look more appealing.

Adrian M

It’s OK hon, there’s a Linux distro for it.

Louis Davidson

Now I know why it is called Surface!

Louis Davidson

Now I know why it’s called Surface


The bigger is not always better!

john mckenzie is a bit heavy..but look at the battery life!

John M

Well, honey, Windows needs a lot of RAM, large hard drives and a really crowded desktop requires a real large monitor… On the bright side, it’ll generate enough heat where we won’t need to run the heater this winter.

Noi P

I thought it looked portable in the picture. No wonder why it comes with free wireless mouse and keyboard.

Gjergji K

Honey, don’t you think we need a bigger table?

Gjergji K

-John, I know how you like antiques, so I bought you this!
-Thanks dear, I matches the table!

Martin Watts

On the plus side the battery goes 2 weeks before you need to charge it.


how do you “makeuseof” this ?

Wanda Selzer

“Maybe so, but as a government agency, we weren’t concerned about practicality or necessity, just the size of the budget and the project. And it is BIG, right?”

Chris larson

The external mouse is still being built at NASA

Vipul J

I swear I ordered a 15 inch laptop not 15 meters.

Zeki Enes A

- No, I didn’t get fooled by the ad. It’s still a laptop when my lap is under the desk.

Eric M

I thought laptops were supposed to be portable.

Zeki Enes A

- Advertisers are liars! The color of the case looked matte black on the ad!

Howard B

“Here on display is IBM’s first laptop…they’ve shrunk a little in size and weight since then, but the overall design is still the same.”


It’s no ultrabook, but you wanted power, right?

Krasen Ivanov

I though they were called ultrabooks because they are ultra small, guess the ultra goes both ways.

Steven Bloom

When the screen size said 15 I just assumed it meant inches.

Jo V

“So this is the new desktop replacement”

Christine S

i told them i wanted the Mini Mac, not the Big Mac!

Hindie D

You might have windows in your corner office but my laptop is the biggest one in the company.

Melroy D

When you reach max level.. You stop leveling

Mike Riley

I should have put ” instead of ‘ of size of screen. Huh?


I told purchasing I didn’t want a laptop with one of those cramped keyboards. I have big hands…..


Forget putting it in my carry on! I have to ship it ahead by truck!


In addition to using it as a computer, I can close it up after it heats up and make Panini’s for the entire office.


On the bright side, the boss finally had to approve my request for a bigger desk…..

Matt Strohbehn

I really don’t think this new ‘super ultrabook’ thing is going to catch on…

Henk van Setten

“It was this, or buying glasses.”


This is such a great little number but why-oh-WHY the return to base warranty?


“I asked for a desktop replacement, not a desk replacement!”

Kamil K

You think your grandparents will NOW see the keys?


Let’s see Samsung make a larger screen than our iPhone 5XXL.

Michael Burton

Now I can upload from the Nikon D800X project


The new Dance Dance Laptop!


“Honey, I blew up the computer!”

Anthony L

Now that what I call a Desktop!!

Brian Buck

Okay, this tablet vs PC war is getting out of hand.

Brian Buck

Okay, this tablet vs PC war is really getting out of hand.


Now I know why the online brochure had this one under “Desktops.”

Deborah Stinson

Either they got the measurements wrong or super sizing is the new mini.

Arpad Kiss

Because you told me the size DOES count

Bob Russell

Wait til my brother finds out my laptop screen is bigger than his living room screen and I can watch movies on it too!

Jackie Russell

Can’t wait to see the look on the TSA Agents face when I put it on the conveyor belt!

Robert Gorman

When I asked for a Big Mac I never expected this!!!

Tim Karlberg

It’s also a touch screen, which means I’ll need to keep a ladder nearby.

Manish Kumar Gupta

Finally, laptops too started growing as smartphones…o my god…what about in the coming days !!!

Tod Brewer

This must be the one I ordered in 1996.


You will be replacing Bill who is out with a Control+Alt+Delete related injury.

Pawan C

Now we have to install wheels to our table to make it portable…

Nilaksh D

“And that kids, is how I met your mother – thanks to my big laptop”


“Yes dear, It will make x-rated sites more interesting.


Yes Dear, it will make Animal Planet and X- rated movies more interesting.

David S.

No one is going to steal this baby!

David S.

Google street view is scary.


“Honey, did you order a Big Mac?”

Paul Loewenthal

What happened to Moore’s law?

brett bickle

It’s great,but the keyboard is in morse code.

Paul Regel

Like my new desktop replacement?

Kevin Williams

“You did say you were going to make pi… but I somehow thought it would be smaller.”

Patrick W

Martha…….We shouldn’t have taken those pills and climbed that beanstalk.

Khan Zaid

“Now all we need is a slightly larger desk”!


My next laptop is ULTRABOOK!

Jack C

“My first laptop”


“Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.” –Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, 1968.

Sharukh M

I asked a bigger di*k honey,not bigger disk. ;)

Don Preston

The new guy will be in to try it out as soon as he’s done parking his cell phone.


WOW! Finally a laptop to match the size of Bill Gates’s ego.

Aravind S

The Super Computer!!


Seriously, can you imagine getting that through airport security as a carry on?


Password? Its under the desk blotter. . .

Akash K

This is too Much


Password? Its under the desk blotter . . .

Akash R

Not that much

David Ayler

HR is down sizing.

David L

I hate getting older…

David L

Did I ever tell you they used to cll me Hawkeye? I hate getting older.


Opps, 3D printer asked for dimensions. I selected Default… Look what it has printed…

Evan Ryder

Is it just me or did it look a lighter color grey in the picture?

Lea Anita Black

Its great space saving as it dont require a mouse hunny!

Antony Underwood

The battery lasts for 5 minutes and requires recharging for 2 weeks