Kim Carr's supercomputer: Contest winner

Expectations for comedy gold were high going into last week's caption contest, and we certainly were not let down, with high-grade champagne comedy flowing freely.

Expectations for comedy gold were high going into last week's caption contest, and we certainly were not let down, with high-grade champagne comedy flowing freely.

The early pace was set by quips such as "This supercomputer is so powerful it will accurately predict if my suit and tie will be fashionable again..." and "After the Vayu presentation was interrupted by a trojan causing a BSOD, Professor Schmidt demonstrates the Vayu is compatible with the HP DeskJet 3500."

But the winner ultimately was:

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(Credit: ANU)


"No Brian, you do NOT look like Keanu Reeves when you do that slowly, even though you do have a very big computer. And don't try to run up the wall again, remember last time?" — Anon


Anon has picked themselves up a Microsoft BlueTrack wireless mouse, and a Windows 7 launch T-shirt.

Of course, we also had to select a booby prize and it was the first comment that thoroughly deserves all the enjoyment that the documentary entitled Beyond the Golden Compass: The Magic of Phillip Pullman can offer.

That comment was:

"Brian to Kim: Be prepared ... the time portal I am about to open for you has been known to cause diarrhoea." — Anon


Thanks to all that entered and provided the laughs.