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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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eschulz809
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eschulz809,
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5/20/2014 | 3:36:05 PM
Name That Cartoon
I didn't think the budget cuts were that bad until we had to start renting our chairs!
Laurianne
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Laurianne,
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5/20/2014 | 1:42:32 PM
Great captions!
Love the captions so far in our cartoon contest. Keep them coming. I do worry we are giving some bosses ideas.
mitch-mitch
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mitch-mitch,
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5/20/2014 | 11:24:47 AM
Cartoon Caption
This new pay for performance program isn't much different than the old program, except now we don't have to worry about where to find exact change for the vending machines.   
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
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5/20/2014 | 10:49:07 AM
Reverse Incentive
The better you work, the more they feed your meter, the longer you have to stay.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/20/2014 | 10:44:05 AM
Small favors
Do you have change for a one?
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
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5/20/2014 | 10:42:23 AM
Jingle, Jingle
It's a lot noisier now with everyone carrying around so much loose change.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
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5/20/2014 | 10:38:21 AM
You don't want to know
What happens if the meter expires?
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
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5/20/2014 | 10:33:54 AM
Metered Work
When they said we'd get increased responsibility, this wasn't quite what I had in mind.
ChrisMurphy
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ChrisMurphy,
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5/20/2014 | 10:02:59 AM
Re: Cartoon Caption
"They wanted us to buy our own cloud computing, but didn't trust us with a credit card." 
caracarn
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caracarn,
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5/20/2014 | 9:08:44 AM
Cartoon Caption
-- I'm new here.  How do these things work?

-- Pretty simple.  If the boss keeps feeding the meter you're good.  Once it expires, you're fired.
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