Caption Contest: Family Phubbing

ROFL 22-01-2014

Dad often seeks attention the traditional way when his phone runs out of battery. Got a caption in mind? Share it with us in the comment section and you’ll be in the running to win a free MakeUseOf t-shirt! Don’t forget that you’re not just limited to one caption. Send it as many as you can think of to increase your chances of winning!

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The best caption from “The Texting Dead Caption Contest: The Texting Dead I'm telling you, it's viral! And it spreads via social media! Read More ” is awarded to Tiago Rosado and his caption “I think the new nuclear-based batteries are just a bit dangerous!”

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  1. DalSan M
    January 29, 2014 at 4:22 am

    What the heck is up with you people and Instagram?!

  2. Mohit G
    January 28, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Hey Sid! Could you please mail me the noodles. I am feeling a little hungry.

  3. Sakshar
    January 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm

    "Where is my phone?"

  4. Wayne
    January 26, 2014 at 5:55 am

    OK! OK! I give up!
    I'll stop boycotting technology.
    Will somebody please talk to me?
    Do I get the iPhone or the Samsung?

  5. chaz glasman
    January 26, 2014 at 12:07 am

    Who has my phone?

  6. Ritwick Saikia
    January 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    Dad, the new posterboy of Instagram!!

  7. Megha
    January 25, 2014 at 11:36 am

    Feeling disdained by all in favor of their mobile phones.

  8. Shiva
    January 23, 2014 at 2:32 pm

    Relations destructed......

  9. Deborah Stinson
    January 23, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    I told you yesterday: NO DINNER TEXTING!!!

  10. yussuf Hamdoud
    January 23, 2014 at 10:07 am

    the narrator says " With all the Family using the brand new pizza order app, the Father who cocked this crappy diner yells :okay FINE;;;;from now on when i take a day off , i'll stay in the garage!!! "

  11. yussuf Hamdoud
    January 23, 2014 at 10:02 am

    omg! i just remembered the password for my PayPal its I HATE THIS FAMILY

  12. Toni
    January 23, 2014 at 6:37 am

    Hey everybody! Can i have your attention PLEASE...
    - I'M PREGNANT!!!

  13. Stefano
    January 23, 2014 at 6:23 am

    What's up ehm app? - Communication 3.0 , even at dinner

  14. Arie W
    January 23, 2014 at 1:33 am

    can we have a proper family meeting here?

  15. Lucy T
    January 22, 2014 at 11:29 pm

    Hey everyone, let's talk to each other for once!!!!

    • madogk
      January 22, 2014 at 11:35 pm

      They call this the again of Communication!

  16. Nick Chordas
    January 22, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    everybody bow your heads to our phones and text and share our prayers.

  17. Jeff Robbins
    January 22, 2014 at 10:18 pm

    Hurry, hurry, it's spelled h-e-i-m-l-i-c-h -m-a-n-e-u-v-e-r....

  18. Xoandre
    January 22, 2014 at 10:16 pm

    Is anyone even in here with me? You know I'm blind right?

  19. Daniel G
    January 22, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    Call me or kill me!

  20. Rick
    January 22, 2014 at 9:49 pm

    How come nobody is texting me?

  21. Pamela Aljoe
    January 22, 2014 at 9:47 pm

    mumble..mumble. damn waste of money.

  22. NC
    January 22, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    And I'm free, I'm free fallin'

  23. NC
    January 22, 2014 at 9:43 pm

    I'm going bald!

  24. Six6Sicks
    January 22, 2014 at 7:14 pm

    Vut in za hell is a Twitter?!?!?!

  25. Sakshar
    January 22, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    "Can't you remember prayers? Why do you want to read from your smartphones?"

  26. Jay I
    January 22, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    "Do you all even realize I'm not streaming live on your devices anymore?"

  27. Todd E
    January 22, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    We're suppose to hold hands when we pray!

  28. DMS
    January 22, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    "Faaaacebook is DOWN!"

  29. SteveC
    January 22, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    OK OK I didn't really carry the torch 76 Olympics, so you can stop searching for the pictures.

  30. Six6Sicks
    January 22, 2014 at 6:57 am

    "I pooped!"

  31. Jim Cook
    January 22, 2014 at 2:56 am

    "Mine's still in the rice!"

  32. Jim Cook
    January 22, 2014 at 2:54 am

    "Yes I cooked...Oh great here come the yelp reviews!"

    • Jim Cook
      January 29, 2014 at 4:07 am

      I guess I didn't create an account to post these....

  33. Jim Cook
    January 22, 2014 at 2:52 am

    "SO HELP ME! I will change the WIFI password if you all don't put the phones down NOW!"

  34. Paul Harris
    January 22, 2014 at 2:50 am

    When I said, " Let's say Grace, I meant for you to speak it, not text it"

  35. Glen Mault
    January 22, 2014 at 2:41 am

    This is no way to say GRACE......