CAUSEweb Caption Contest - 2017

Caption Contests

Each month a panel of educators will evaluate (blind) the submitted cartoon captions based on their edutainment value for teaching statistics. Entries are welcome from all who use or enjoy statistics, including: students, instructors, and professionals. See past entries and ongoing contests below!

  1. January 2017 - The Elevator Paradox has its ups and downs
    Winners: Larry Lesser, Robert Garrett, and an anonymous author.
  2. February 2017 - Paleontologists finally discover the origin of using a...
    Winners: Mickey Dunlap and Michael Via.
  3. March 2017 - Let's see what The Wheel of Non-Causal Relationships...
    Winners: Michael Posner, Michele Balik-Meisner, Mickey Dunlap, and Larry Lesser.
  4. April 2017 - With only a limited number of helicopters, search and...
    Winners: Mickey Dunlap, Larry Lesser, Chris Lacke, and Aaron Profitt.
  5. May 2017 - Better to stratify and not need it...
    Winners: Jim Alloway, Larry Lesser, and John Bailer.
  6. June 2017 - An insider's view of a matched pairs design.
    Winners: Larry Lesser, Sondra LoRoe, Robert Hauss, and Anikah Norton.
  7. July 2017 - Dare to dive deep into the number-pool...
    Winners: Debmalya Nandy, Larry Lesser, and Jim Alloway.
  8. August 2017 - Queued for food, the customers failed grasp expected average...
    Winners: Larry Lesser and Jim Alloway.
  9. September 2017 - Charts not starting at 0 make doctors lose their patience.
    Winners: Larry Lesser, Kyle Falbo, Anonymous User, and Chantal Larose.
  10. October 2017 - Since Joe was the only one to do a power analysis before...
    Winners: Greg Snow, Malcolm Wells, and Jim Alloway.
  11. November 2017 - We were unable to reach significance due to insufficient power.
    Winners: John Dawson, Joy Xiong, and Matt Rissler.
  12. December 2017 - Beggars can’t be choosers if they pick at random.
    Winner: Larry Lesser