Monday, January 14, 2008
Beat 360
Happy Monday bloggers!


So far it's been great... Thanks for all your clever captions and fun feedback!
Ready for today's challenge? For those of you that don't know, we're starting something new: 'Beat 360.'

Every day we'll post a picture, and you provide the caption... Our staff will get in on the action too...



Tune in every night at 10p ET to see if you are our favorite!

Can you beat 360?
Here is today's 'Beat 360' pic:


Here's one to get you started:


"...And if you turn it this way, we get channels 2, 4 and 11"



OK now, the bird... i mean ball is in your court! have fun with it - look forward to reading your comments!
Posted By CNNBLOG: 12:59 PM ET
  71 Comments
"Um, I will pardon this turkey...this bird...whatever the heck it is..."

:)
Lilibeth
Edmonds, Washington
Posted By Blogger Lilibeth : 1:18 PM ET
Tastes like chicken. Really. You'll like it.
Posted By Blogger IMGINGER : 1:22 PM ET
"Mmm...I can think of a few ways to enjoy that bird. Baked, roasted, stuffed..."
Posted By Anonymous Sasha Holston, Akron, OH : 1:29 PM ET
Taxidermy....just another one of my many hidden talents.
Posted By Blogger Jessica MIlwaukee WI : 1:37 PM ET
So are you saying my suggestions are fowl!?



Cynthia, Covington, Ga.
Posted By Blogger Cindy : 1:42 PM ET
This doesn't have bird flu, does it?
Posted By Anonymous Niki James, London, UK : 1:55 PM ET
Now here's one in my collection that I picked up for a dollar at a yard sale!

Annie Kate
Birmingham AL
Posted By Blogger Annie Kate : 2:01 PM ET
Wow Imagine That!, eye surgery on a blind chicken. If our health care system was that advanced people would quit all the complaining.
Posted By Anonymous Lil Eddie : 2:05 PM ET
Gracias. Good thing I am flying Air Force One home, there will be plenty of room for this big guy to spread his wings.
Posted By Blogger Charlotte : 2:06 PM ET
"Hey, Laura? Did you get the picture of me holding the funny little turkey?"

"Yes, sir, haha very funny. Give back the bird."
Posted By Blogger Renee : 2:07 PM ET
"Thanks for the gift. But,I don't think this is enough for a regular barbeque at the ranch !
Posted By Anonymous Sherri, Oroville, Ca. : 2:07 PM ET
I hope Cheney isn't hunting today
Posted By Anonymous Becca from Kappa,Illinois : 2:07 PM ET
Hey Laura, can we get it??? Can we can we??? It's only 50 cents and will look great in the kitchen.
Posted By Anonymous Sarah, Atlanta, GA : 2:12 PM ET
Was this bird made in china?
Posted By Anonymous michelle fonthill,ontario Canada : 2:13 PM ET
Hey Cheney, See if you can get at shot at this one without hitting anybody.


Yvonne,
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted By Anonymous Yvonne - Atlanta, Georgia : 2:13 PM ET
So...this is what a lame duck looks like! HMMM

Cynthia, Covington, Ga.
Posted By Blogger Cindy : 2:33 PM ET
Look Laura the bird's wearing Ipod headphones. Man sure hope he's not listening to Huckabee's guitar playing
Posted By Anonymous Becca Kappa,Illinois : 2:40 PM ET
No, Prince. I need you to turn over Bin Laden the PERSON not Bin laden the FALCON.
Posted By Blogger Chris : 2:40 PM ET
I pardon Dick Cheney for shooting this bird on the Endangered Species list.

Barbara - Las Vegas, NV
Posted By Blogger Barbara : 2:42 PM ET
"Does it understand English, because I don't speak Falconian"


Kristien, Antwerp, Belgium
Posted By Blogger Kristien : 2:43 PM ET
"Unfortunately, universal health care does not cater to the needs of poultry. You may want to head south for coverage."
Posted By Anonymous Angelo, New York : 2:55 PM ET
So let me get this straight....you're giving me the bird?
Posted By Blogger Phebe : 2:55 PM ET
Looks like Cheney got to him before I did.

Lewis
Portland, Oregon
www.spiritofsaintlewis.blogspot.com
Posted By Blogger Lewis : 2:57 PM ET
She can spot a mouse from 1,000 feet up. If she finds Osama Bin Laden, can I keep the reward?
Posted By Blogger Barbara in Culver City, CA : 3:08 PM ET
This is a prototype for our new missile. With the cost of fuel these days, operating costs are minimal.
Posted By Blogger Barbara in Culver City, CA : 3:12 PM ET
Wow, I wasn't expecting to win this award. There's so many people I want to thank, I hope I don't forget anyone.
Posted By Anonymous Lee, Toronto, ON : 3:14 PM ET
Is this bird sacred or can I eat him?
Posted By Anonymous khonnie : 3:20 PM ET
When you said you wanted to talk about falcons, I thought you meant football...the Atlanta Falcons...heh...heh!
Posted By Blogger Jan from Wood Dale, IL : 3:21 PM ET
Well thank you very much. He will come in real handy at the ranch with keeping the reporter population, uh I mean rodent population down.
Posted By OpenID JasperCindy : 3:27 PM ET
Bush: I've been waiting to use this joke. What do you call a minor bird accident?

A feather bender.
Posted By Anonymous stephanie, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic : 3:34 PM ET
For me? I travel all this way and all I get is the bird.
Posted By Anonymous Liz : 3:42 PM ET
I went to Saudi Arabia and all I got was this lousy hooded falcon...

OR

I knew it! They even make their birds wear the hijab!!
Posted By Anonymous Garon Wade, Austin Texas : 3:48 PM ET
What a funny looking fellow. This is probably what you get when you mate a pheasant and an owl. Ummm. I wonder if it tastes like both.
Posted By Anonymous stephanie,Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic : 3:52 PM ET
"Maybe I can train it to do my press conferences...heh, heh, heh!"
Posted By Anonymous Javier SM, Los Angeles : 3:57 PM ET
Feathers of mass destruction you say?
Posted By Blogger Gillian : 3:58 PM ET
"Probably should not tell Cheney about this one."
Posted By Blogger pamina : 4:05 PM ET
Scene 3, Take 21; Sam Spade cannot effectively conceal the Maltese Falcon in his windbreaker.
Posted By Anonymous marq65 : 4:23 PM ET
Hey look, the newest look in scud missiles!
Posted By Anonymous Jessica Poundstone-Lizella,GA : 4:27 PM ET
I thank you for the gift and I mean no disrespect here your Princeness…but…our national symbol is a Bald Eagle and not a Blind Falcon.
Posted By Blogger flahertysean : 4:31 PM ET
I'll apologize in advance, but I couldn't help it...this was just too easy.

"In our country, this is how we give people "the bird".

Kim, Bolingbrook, IL
Posted By Anonymous Kim : 4:54 PM ET
For me! You shouldn't have! Do you think it would be rude to regift?
Posted By Anonymous Kathy Chicago,Il : 5:10 PM ET
"So really, this is the secret to controlling the world?!"

"Yes, my friend...you must believe"
Posted By Anonymous Molly : 5:41 PM ET
"Okay, I get it - what happens in Saudi Arabia stays in Saudi Arabia."
Posted By Anonymous Penny, British Columbia, Canada : 5:44 PM ET
"Your artisans are very good, this bust of Cheney is remarkably like him."

Peter Trevino
New York, NY
Posted By Blogger Peter : 5:48 PM ET
You put the batteries in here and push this button and it does the macarena? Wow cool.
Posted By Anonymous Twilight Sky : 5:48 PM ET
WOW! Your intelligence methods are WAY better than ours!
Posted By Blogger Betty Ann : 6:11 PM ET
It's called "flying blind". Try it, you'll like it!
Posted By Blogger Maria : 6:34 PM ET
Want a cracker pretty bird? Hm, maybe I can teach it how to say n-u-c-u-l-a-r.
Posted By Blogger TN : 7:06 PM ET
"I must say, the perks of being President are outstanding!"
Posted By Anonymous Lyndsey, Mt Pleasant, MI : 7:09 PM ET
ok mr. president... please give me back my birdie...
Posted By Anonymous joe : 7:15 PM ET
Ah...the Saudi version of the nintendo wii!
Posted By Blogger Allison : 7:21 PM ET
Heh, Heh, Heh. It looks like it's wearing a little football helmet.
Posted By Blogger Mr. Antagonist : 7:27 PM ET
Just between the two of us, I can't accept this...then I wouldn't have an excuse to go shoot, uh, I mean, go hunting with Cheny.
Posted By Anonymous Sarah R. : 7:29 PM ET
I see! You put blinders on him so he won’t attack things. I wonder if they have them in Cheney size...
Posted By Anonymous Michael Glenn, Mt. Carmel, CT : 7:58 PM ET
So this is the Kingdom's Global Hawk surveillance bird. Bet you didn't pay as much as we have for ours'.
Posted By Blogger G : 10:43 PM ET
Ah, Mr. Preident. I see you're eating falcon tonight instead of crow. Let me show you to your table...right this way.
Posted By Anonymous GP : 10:43 PM ET
The bird says, "Don't tase me - I mean baste me - bro!"
Posted By Blogger Arcelia : 10:50 PM ET
Is this the goose that laid the golden egg?
Posted By Anonymous Sharon Kreinop Helendale, CA : 11:44 PM ET
Thank you but I dont know that a Quail named Dan is what I am really looking for right now.
Posted By Blogger Piney Girl : 11:56 PM ET
Boy, would vice President Cheney love to hunting with your guys!
Posted By Blogger Piney Girl : 11:57 PM ET
" So, this is the famous weapons of mass distruction detecting bird. Cool!"
Posted By Anonymous Bishop Rooster : 11:58 PM ET
Forget the Predator, the Falcon will find Osama I promise!!!
Posted By Anonymous Aldon, Eustis, Fl : 11:58 PM ET
Prince, the intel you gave me doesn't work.......OK Bush, give it here, first you must take off the blindfold.
Posted By Anonymous Paul J. Denver, Colorado : 11:59 PM ET
Mr. President, when we said we wanted Falcons, we meant F-16s.
Posted By OpenID SemperApollo : 12:02 AM ET
Please Mr. President, do not mock him. Polly does not want your cracker.
Posted By Anonymous Robert : 2:24 AM ET
Let me get this right... play a recording of an injured mouse, aim 'em at Hillary, then take his mask off...
Posted By Blogger BOBHOG : 2:35 AM ET
How would you like it, original or extra crispy?

Bill
Marshall, MI
Posted By Anonymous kelloggfan : 7:47 AM ET
Ummm - okay - that's a great bird you got here - can you take it back now - birds really freak me out!
Posted By Blogger jformanski : 7:51 AM ET
"Like the bird? Subtract 20Billion and America will throw in her mother!"
Posted By Anonymous InTheMix : 8:57 AM ET
I accept this on behalf of the American people as payment for the $20 billion in arms.
Posted By Blogger Rick Traum : 11:38 AM ET
"If you call in the next 15 minutes you will not only receive this authentic Saudi, but you will also receive this magnificent hooded falcon as our gift. All this for just three easy payments of $19.99!
If you're not completely satisfied return the Saudi within thirty days for a full refund, and keep the falcon at no cost!"
Posted By Blogger catrina : 11:46 AM ET
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