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  1. Allan Monteclaro
    April 1, 2014 at 5:37 am

    "Have you found the missing semicolon yet?"
    "Yes, now we have 1283 errors!"

  2. Skun QS
    March 23, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Peter: Yes, finally scored 35.2 in Flappy Bird!
    Wilson: OMG Pete, I've found the answer, it's 35.2!

  3. bize1msu
    March 19, 2014 at 11:31 pm

    The answer is 215,331,235.

    Yeah, but I get more points for showing how I got it!

  4. Kendall S
    March 13, 2014 at 3:03 am

    the grand algorithm to derive the algorithm

  5. bar haim
    March 12, 2014 at 9:45 pm

    Waldo 2.0

  6. Shin
    March 12, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    Wilson "And that leaves us with mass over 5y=6 to the 2nd power." Peter Texting "Put my dinner in the fridge Wilson forgot to carry the 1 again."

  7. zaaylo
    March 12, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    " ... and here it proves that e=mc*2 "

  8. Gizh
    March 11, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    Apparently, your Calculator app is correct: it's 6 $ each for pizzas...

  9. Gizh
    March 11, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    Apparently, your calculator app is correct: it is 6 dollars each for pizzas....

  10. Carlo
    March 11, 2014 at 8:59 am

    Aren't you finished yet? Since my grandfather's high school days, they've been looking for the value of 'X'..

  11. Mike Goff
    March 11, 2014 at 6:10 am

    Just one small tweak . . . And we can use it to order lunch.

  12. Ferdinan S
    March 11, 2014 at 4:07 am

    "Lost in your algorithm, I already have an answer in my device"

  13. Richard Vaughn
    March 11, 2014 at 2:17 am

    "I just figured out why we don't have girlfriends."

  14. Jorge Bascur
    March 11, 2014 at 1:50 am

    ok, that's NOT how you solve Riemann's.

    On the other hand, i just discovered why we ran out of markers every week

  15. PiRhAnAs
    March 10, 2014 at 10:51 pm

    Google said that your last step was wrong.

  16. mary carroll
    March 10, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    I told u the answer was 2

  17. Howard B
    March 10, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    "I don't believe in all those newfangled digital doo-dads...give me a minute and I'll figure out how to split the check."

  18. Dave
    March 10, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    I no Wally is in there somewhere!

  19. yussuf hamdoud
    March 10, 2014 at 8:14 pm

    "and finally add 2.5 square ...that's it,I figure it out , blonde girls don't date guys wearing glasses and white uniforms "

  20. jl13
    March 10, 2014 at 7:12 pm

    See, I told you there was no way to prove Evolution existed!

  21. Gary W
    March 10, 2014 at 6:41 pm

    Stop looking at photos of cute cats on your phone and help me finish this equation, or we'll never know if Schrodinger's cat died!

  22. John K
    March 10, 2014 at 6:39 pm

    Note to self: Never, ever mention Kelvin and "HOT" Chocolate Chad again. Ever.

  23. Kevin
    March 10, 2014 at 6:34 pm

    "And divide by 'x' and viola! A simple proof that 2 times 2 equals 5 for extremely large values of 2!"

    (That is my favorite math joke!)

  24. Miriam
    March 10, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    "...And this is why i only take two teaspoons of sugar in my herbal cup, alright, Samuel?"

  25. Flor
    March 10, 2014 at 5:44 pm

    So, did you take the picture for my Facebook profile?

  26. fernando
    March 10, 2014 at 5:38 pm

    and thats how many licks it takes to get to the center of a tootsy pop

  27. Saumyakanta S
    March 10, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    "trying to outrun Einstein , but in the end its garbage value..."

  28. Tim Collins
    March 10, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    It just doesn't add up!

  29. Graham Babel
    March 10, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    Come on Siri, keep up!

  30. Hovsep A
    March 10, 2014 at 4:37 pm

    Well This Girl Home Address Is Encrypted AES, Maybe MAKE USE OF Can Help:)

  31. Tim Collins
    March 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Einstein made it look so easy!

  32. Tim Collins
    March 10, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    Don't bother me right now, can't you see I'm balancing my check book!

  33. Tim Collins
    March 10, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    According to my calculations the answer is zero!

  34. Tim Collins
    March 10, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    You forgot to carry the two!

  35. Tim Collins
    March 10, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Don't bother with that thing, it only goes up to eleven!

  36. Tim Collins
    March 10, 2014 at 4:23 pm

    Wait a minute, I think I just found Waldo!

  37. Chris StJohn
    March 10, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    And then right here, a miracle happens....

  38. Keith
    March 10, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Your calculator just threw up on my art!

  39. Kevin R
    March 10, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    "I knew I should have started this in a spreadsheet !!!"

  40. John T
    March 10, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    I don't know anything......xxixixix

  41. Selvakumar
    March 10, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    Finally an algorithm to explain a women's mind
    Peter, whatever ...

  42. Mark Rutledge
    March 10, 2014 at 12:56 pm

    I still can't figure out how many coffee's I have to drink to win a free doughnut !

  43. Sean P
    March 10, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    "You know how I know you're hungry? You told me I forgot to carry the Cheeto."

  44. Prasanna Mestha
    March 10, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    Scientists: .... And lets just allow the students to understand what this is. It will definitely improve their physics!
    And students are like -_-

  45. Lee Giles
    March 10, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    And that is how you get past level 64 on Candy Crush Saga.

  46. Gautam
    March 10, 2014 at 12:25 pm

    Damn Peter! I Have Don't it before it was so much easy.

  47. Eddie Holland
    March 10, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    There you go: today's new iTunes Terms of Use agreement.

  48. Mark R
    March 10, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    "And that's how you win Flappy Bird."

  49. Steve
    March 10, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    And that my dear friend, explains how to makeuseof a politician

  50. Pete Cantele
    March 10, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    ...and that's why 2 + 2 = 4.

  51. hiby753
    March 10, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    "And that, my dear boy, is how to understand women."

  52. Burl
    March 10, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    (Linux-Windows)=Better_World

  53. Lauren A
    March 10, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    So that works out to be $23.56 for your share of dinner.

  54. Betsy
    March 10, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    I don't care how much faster Siri can get the answer! You're missing the point!

  55. Jennifer H
    March 10, 2014 at 11:52 am

    Carry the 1! Where was I again?

  56. Udyaveer Singh
    March 10, 2014 at 11:50 am

    Calculator are For Noobs...

  57. Tom
    March 10, 2014 at 11:49 am

    "If you beat me with your App again, I will beat you with your phone"

  58. Jennifer H.
    March 10, 2014 at 11:49 am

    See if you go here, and do this, then add that you get... jibberish!

  59. abhishek
    March 10, 2014 at 11:49 am

    huh! wait ! f**k .. ! no calculator , nothing can solve this

  60. Udayveer Singh
    March 10, 2014 at 11:45 am

    This is the Formula to win from a Women in Argument....Still Unsolved.

  61. Ghaith E
    March 10, 2014 at 11:43 am

    look carefully boy, i am not allowing calculators in my exam !

  62. Udayveer Singh
    March 10, 2014 at 11:43 am

    Programmers,They are just

  63. Udayveer Singh
    March 10, 2014 at 11:42 am

    So this Proves that Justin Bieber is a Boy

  64. Eduardo
    March 10, 2014 at 11:32 am

    Google could be more efficient, look...

  65. Steven Wilson
    March 10, 2014 at 11:31 am

    8:15AM. Correct.

  66. Jun Xiang
    March 10, 2014 at 11:31 am

    Uhh yep, definitely mental; -psychiatrist

  67. Stefano
    March 10, 2014 at 11:31 am

    The result is 2.

  68. Stefano
    March 10, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Your possibility of winning the free t-shirt is like the one of solving this algorithm. Good luck :D

  69. Ciel Harvey
    March 10, 2014 at 11:29 am

    Men trying to work out what women want...

  70. Stefano
    March 10, 2014 at 11:29 am

    That's how I come up with Bitcoin.

  71. Milan J
    March 10, 2014 at 6:22 am

    Wilson: Peter, this is it. We did it. This will change everything. This will change the world. Do you know how great this is? ....... Peter?

    Peter: 3 weeks and 5 days left for the new Game of Thrones Season.

  72. Roansal
    March 10, 2014 at 4:54 am

    I don't care what management's latest E-Mail says. This proves beyond any shadow of a doubt that we are understaffed and under paid!!!!!!

  73. Brian Wall
    March 10, 2014 at 1:43 am

    I saw this on Numb3ers...the butler did it !

  74. Jo-anne P
    March 10, 2014 at 1:28 am

    Come on Ralph, do you want fries with that or not!!!

  75. Warren B
    March 10, 2014 at 12:28 am

    42... the answer is 42!

  76. ssh
    March 9, 2014 at 11:38 pm

    nope, google says you're wrong.

  77. Kim Caise
    March 9, 2014 at 9:22 pm

    My 10 year old son texted back and said it should be y over x not x over y!

  78. drmrs
    March 9, 2014 at 7:54 pm

    What a helluva way to win a T-Shirt. Just pay the $4.95 and give your mind a rest! Yes, but maybe they will throw-in a free pair of needed underwear if I solve correctly. drmrs 3/9/2014

  79. Luc
    March 9, 2014 at 5:29 pm

    ...and this would an easier way to figure out your taxes.

  80. Ulpi E
    March 9, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    "No matter how many blackboards and calculators we use, we can never really solve Google's algorithm."

  81. Chirag M
    March 9, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    That my good sir, is the answer to life, the universe and everything.
    "What do you get if you multiply six by nine?" though, im stuck on the calculation

  82. steve
    March 9, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    nope, your penis is still just average

  83. Krasen I
    March 9, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    Apparently when writing all over a whiteboard does not feel very smart, since all i wrote is gibberish.

  84. Saikat B
    March 9, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    Now, where is that damn subtraction!

  85. Don
    March 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    Aw Hah, I think I've found Waldo....

    • Gilbert
      March 14, 2014 at 11:43 am

      great

  86. Albus S
    March 9, 2014 at 11:25 am

    Wilson-"Through this algorithm i will be able to find out the latest happening urban slang that will make me uber cool with my tweeple"
    Peter-"Meanwhile,i will just google it"

  87. mki
    March 9, 2014 at 11:09 am

    "As you can see, this is all pretty obvious."

  88. Will
    March 9, 2014 at 10:49 am

    So! that means that your meal cost...........

  89. Raymond M
    March 9, 2014 at 10:26 am

    "and this proves that 2x2 =4"

  90. Jurmy C
    March 9, 2014 at 9:09 am

    Stop wasting your time on that board; the answer is right here on my "Smart Device" the answer is "3"!

  91. Edd
    March 9, 2014 at 4:52 am

    Why get back with my ex when I have these to find ?

  92. Jerry
    March 9, 2014 at 3:50 am

    "So, as these calculations plainly show, the cafeteria will most likely serve lime jello today."

  93. Spam.Jam
    March 9, 2014 at 3:05 am

    "Oh come on - you know you do it too... you get tenure, you just start writing gibberish on here."

  94. Spam.Jam
    March 9, 2014 at 3:01 am

    "It's got to work! I saw it in a movie... We leave the equation here unfinished and an anguished teen genius proofs its but runs off after his true love...leaving us to take complete credit."

  95. Keefe K
    March 9, 2014 at 2:40 am

    "Using this algorithm, we'll be able to calculate the meaning of the universe!" "Why can't we just stick to 42?"