Forkliftaction.com's caption competition: vote for your winner

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- 14 Jul 2005 ( #217 )
4 min read
The caption competition has now entered its judging phase.

We need you, Forkliftaction.com members, to help us crown the winner of the caption competition.
Take a few minutes to read the short list below. Then email us the number(s) of your favourite caption(s).

To quickly vote for one specific caption, simply click on the caption of your choice and click SEND in the opened email message.

Thank you to all contributors for your funny captions


  1. Reeves Doherty, Northern Forklift - Australia, Qld:
    "So you mean every time we need to change a tyre we have to drop out the axle!!!"

  2. John Havlin, Finning Materials Handling - United Kingdom:
    "All this........ for a puncture!"

  3. Neil Marley, Barloworld Handling Ltd - United Kingdom:
    "This loading shovel is so big we will have to turn it over one piece at a time."

  4. Art Pelletier, Sellick Equipment Ltd - Canada:
    "Hey buddy, wouldn't we have better luck building this forklift with the wheels on the ground!"

  5. Neil Berry, Hy-tek Material Handling - United States, OH:
    "The new Hyster pneumatic/all-terrain invertible forklift."

  6. Jan Rutjes, IMPCO-BERU Technologies - France:
    "Hyster introduces human tilt cylinders and revolutionary vertical 6 wheel drive."

  7. Dave Luton, Forklift System - United States, CO:
    "So Bill, this is the EASY WAY, right?"

  8. Jay Gesling, BT Prime Mover - United States, IA:
    "Big boy's toys."

  9. Don Hall, E-P Equipment - United States, NC:
    "Bubba's Tyre Service 'We Do Things Differently'."

  10. Will Davies, Thomas Lift Truck Service - Canada:
    "Now here are a couple of guys with a serious axle to grind"

  11. Nic Stanton, Stacatruc - United Kingdom:
    "Are you sure this is the best way to remove the wheels? It's only a puncture."

  12. Nic Stanton, Stacatruc - United Kingdom:
    "For Sale 360 deg rotating access platform."

  13. Tim Arnold, Raymond Handling Solutions Inc - United States, CA:
    "Hi, I'm Bill with Third World Forklift Repair. What seems to be the problem here?"

  14. Joe Knapschaefer, Crown Equipment Corporation - United States, OH:
    "Maybe we can get the forks out of there if I push down on the mast and you loosen the nuts..."

  15. Alexander Meldrum, Westrac - Australia:
    "We will never get these 'dual wheels' to fit this forklift ???"

  16. Tom Long, Deep South Equipment Company - United States, TX:
    "Bubba Git-R-Done!!"

  17. Bill Healy, Greenfield Engineering Inc. - :
    "I hear rotating the rear tyres is a bit tougher..."

  18. Chris Stynes, Materials Handling Engineering - Ireland:
    "Hi mate! Hand me the puncture repair kit."

  19. Tateo Iwasaki, Komatsu Forklift Co., Ltd. - Japan:
    "Hey brother, did you just want to remove that nail, hah?"

  20. Larry Harper, Thompson Lift Truck Co. - United States, AL:
    "I don't care what the boss says, this tyre will not fit this forklift even if we reduce the air pressure."

  21. Kelly T. Kantz, Fairfield Information Services & Associates LLC - United States, NC:
    "The final adjustments are being made for our newest model, the side-mounted wall-climbing forklift."

  22. Tom Webster, Jefferds Corporation - United States, VA:
    "I told you that was too much helium for this side!"

  23. Florida Used Forklifts, Inc. - United States, FL:
    "Wouldn't it have been easier to go back to the shop to get the jack to change the tyre?"

  24. Kay Moodie, Australia:
    "Where there's a will, there is a way."

  25. Bill Williams, Industrial Truck Solutions - United States, NY:
    "Hey buddy, just exactly what kind of terrain are you running this lift on anyway?"

  26. Jerry T. Whitley, Code 3 Inc. - United States, MO:
    "Dang.......who tightened these lug nuts?"

  27. Jennive J. Ramsey, Burke Handling Systems - United States, MS:
    "If I catch another wombat pissing on these lugs - His ass is mine!"

  28. Michael Potter, Nestle Chilled Dairy - Australia, VIC:
    "Heh! Mate, let me get you a safety harness, just in case that tyre moves a little."

  29. Edward Tharp, G&W Equipment - United States, NC:
    "Good thing "the safety guy" is on vacation, but whatever you do, do not drop that valve core, the only other valve cores we have are in the safety guy's desk drawer, and we would have to tell him what we were doing..."

  30. Gerald R. Couch, Modern Handling Equipment Company - United States, PA:
    "Are you sure this is how you are supposed to change the tyres?"



Email the number(s) of your favourite caption(s) to caption@forkliftaction.com.

To quickly vote for one specific caption, simply click on the caption of your choice and click SEND in the opened email message.
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