Welcome to the Caption Contest!

We happily give you a chance to attach your silly captions to some of our favorite silly IUPUI photos from our huge collection. The funniest caption (as judged by the expert judges in Special Collections and Archives) for each month will win a FABULOUS PRIZE! 

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June 2022


School of Dentistry students ca. 1960s

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Unfortunately, this hazing incident led to one expulsion, three suspensions, and a week in the hospital for Johnny.

Submitted by joppold on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 06:46

Hidden away in a top secret basement research lab, Henry Campbell, Jr. and his brothers reluctantly conclude that Progresso really does make a better chicken noodle soup.

Submitted by andjsmit on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 08:04

Dentures guaranteed to whistle or your money back!

Submitted by mjhinsma on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 18:52

With this new revolutionary technique, the Hoosier will finally be able to smile with his teeth! Now we need to determine what IU's mascot is!

Submitted by ahookwa on Wed, 06/08/2022 - 09:52

All this fancy equipment will measure and prove once and for all that I can blow bigger bubbles.

Submitted by jajames on Tue, 06/14/2022 - 15:22

Whatever this stuff is, it's melting my teeth!

Submitted by orme on Tue, 06/14/2022 - 15:57

When you hyperfixate on something new for the third time this week and you force your friends to listen to you ramble.

Submitted by bfee on Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:30

This mouthwash is the BEST!

Submitted by teamcdon on Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:54

Ted, I was serious. That is NOT my lunch you are slurping! Mike, tell him what that is before he eats any more of your experiment!

Submitted by elkinsl on Thu, 06/16/2022 - 16:17

When your professor catches you and your best friend goofing around instead of doing your work.

Submitted by sabrali on Thu, 06/16/2022 - 22:23

Trying to whistle and at the same time breathe 😂😂😂

Submitted by cayogu on Thu, 06/16/2022 - 23:35

This new fluoride has bright notes of pinecone and a smooth currant finish.

Submitted by kkovacik on Fri, 06/17/2022 - 11:22

That was the third time this month John had mistaken anesthetic cream for toothpaste; Professor Murphy could only stare on in disbelief...

Submitted by robkeesl on Fri, 06/17/2022 - 11:58

According to my research, this is the perfect lip position to begin a kiss.

Submitted by jheintze on Fri, 06/17/2022 - 12:54

A dental student tests his hypothesis for cooling hot soup before eating, in front of apprehensive colleagues.

Submitted by jdynlach on Mon, 06/20/2022 - 13:44

"Second Cousin of Flubber" lacked a certain Fred MacMurray-ness.

Submitted by rischult on Sun, 06/26/2022 - 09:15