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Name That Cartoon: My Salary Meter's Running

We've got the cartoon. You've got the sense of humor, so write a caption -- and win a prize.

To go along with InformationWeek's annual IT salary survey, we bring you our newest cartoon caption contest. We've all had that boss who thought there was no limit to the time on your meter, right? Now's your chance to speak up. Have fun. Submit your caption using our comments field, below.

One lucky winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. Also, weigh in on your favorite captions from your peers by giving them a thumbs up vote.

Click here for contest rules. The contest closes May 29. Good luck!

And see our complete salary survey coverage for everything you need to know about today's trends in tech compensation.

Laurianne McLaughlin currently serves as InformationWeek.com's Editor-in-Chief, overseeing daily online editorial operations. Prior to joining InformationWeek in May, 2011, she was managing editor at CIO.com. Her writing and editing work has won multiple ASBPE (American ... View Full Bio

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rradina
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rradina,
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5/20/2014 | 8:39:15 AM
Metered Internet Access
Your Internet access gets faster when you add more money.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
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5/20/2014 | 7:58:01 AM
Power to the Meter
Save your work often. If your meter goes out, you lose all your changes.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
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5/20/2014 | 7:55:14 AM
Watch the Meter
Don't let your meter run out. It electrifies your chair.
SaneIT
IW Pick
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SaneIT,
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5/20/2014 | 7:40:22 AM
Meters
Well at least they aren't as bad as the ones HR installed in the bathrooms. 
cwacenake
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cwacenake,
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5/20/2014 | 4:53:42 AM
New Pay Method
Used to be we got paid for LOC (Lines of Code) per week, now it's for how many pounds we lose working our butts off.
surfcaster
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surfcaster,
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5/19/2014 | 10:01:17 PM
ACA hurts all of us
Yeah, unfortunately this is how the Affordable Care Act is funded by HR.
The Penguin
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The Penguin,
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5/19/2014 | 8:16:15 PM
Re: Hackathon Helper
A penny for your thoughts.
ChristopherR045
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ChristopherR045,
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5/19/2014 | 8:15:45 PM
funny comment
This is not what I had in mind when I told HR I wouldn't mind being paid in Bitcoins..
Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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5/19/2014 | 7:41:29 PM
Re: Hackathon Helper
"Once I realized the meters only measure weight, I got serious about pulling my weight downward."
Brian.Dean
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Brian.Dean,
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5/19/2014 | 5:38:16 PM
Smart meters
"These are smart meters. They automatically adjust the brightness of the lights, seat position and desktop theme -- the complete ergonomics of the environment, in order to help increase productivity and efficiency." 
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