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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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RobPreston
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RobPreston,
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5/19/2014 | 10:30:01 AM
Slug Of A Boss
"I would have knocked off at 7:00, but the boss keeps putting slugs in my meter."
BruceH597
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BruceH597,
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5/19/2014 | 10:53:22 AM
Re: Slug Of A Boss
They just made me a salary employee, they are replacing it with chains
ANON1243441910735
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ANON1243441910735,
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5/19/2014 | 11:56:02 AM
Cartoon Caption
"The worst part is, it's free after 6:30 p.m."
tmeehan532
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tmeehan532,
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5/19/2014 | 12:07:57 PM
Ticketed
Meter maid caught me double parked yesterday.  Sent the ticket to management.
bhammond254
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bhammond254,
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5/19/2014 | 12:13:01 PM
We have to pay for these some how
I don't like having to feed these meters out of my pocket any more than you. I know no one got a raise this year except for the VP who suggested these meters. We have to pay for his brilliant idea some how.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
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5/19/2014 | 12:24:10 PM
Vacation Time
I'm going to be out next week. Would you mind feeding my meter?
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
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5/19/2014 | 12:32:23 PM
Loose change... Don't leave home without it.
Can I borrow a quarter?
tdewar107
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tdewar107,
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5/19/2014 | 12:51:49 PM
Cartoon Caption
This job wouldn't be so paid if they didn't pay us in quarters....
OracleOfReason
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5/19/2014 | 1:04:46 PM
Meters at Work
I had Woz hack the meter. The boss thinks he's adding more time, he's actually giving me a raise and contributing to Greenpeace. 
eschulte902
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eschulte902,
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5/19/2014 | 1:27:49 PM
What's Worse?
I'm not sure what's worse... being an IT worker paid in coins, or that my billable time stops every time I get off the chair.
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