Thursday, January 24, 2008
BEAT 360
Afternoon bloggers!

Nice job last night - lets do it again today! Ready for today's challenge? For those of you who don't know, we've started something new: 'Beat 360.'

Every day we 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 or two to get you started:

"Your majesty, you have a call from King Kong..."


LOL, OMG U R 2 funny. I'll C if I can go. TXT U LTR!
(...Where's the bloody 'SEND' button!)



Have fun with it. Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

Posted By CNNBLOG: 3:36 PM ET
  63 Comments
Now why the heck would someone give me a banana?
Posted By Blogger Jessica MIlwaukee WI : 3:53 PM ET
"What is this...a banana? It must be commoners food because I have never seen or heard of this in my life! Now where is my caviar?"
Posted By Anonymous Jessica, Bourbonnais Illinois : 3:58 PM ET
Decisions decisions

What would Helen Mirren choose?

Sarah, Canterbury - UK
Posted By Anonymous Anonymous : 4:00 PM ET
"MADE IN CHINA. Holy crap!"
Posted By Anonymous Kathy, TX : 4:01 PM ET
From now on you shall be know as Sir Bannana!
Posted By Anonymous monkee : 4:04 PM ET
A banana and a bouquet of yellow flowers? Oh dear, my hat is all wrong!
Posted By Anonymous Jess, Paris, KY : 4:05 PM ET
"I remember back in the good old days people gave me actual gifts, actual gifts. Really people if you are not going to even try just don't bother."
Posted By Anonymous Philicia, Ithaca, NY : 4:06 PM ET
"Oh good giref, my lunch has spolied. What shall I do now???"
Posted By Anonymous Sarah, Atlanta, GA : 4:06 PM ET
Who thought that this bannana goes with my outfit?
Posted By Anonymous monkee : 4:07 PM ET
Hmmm...I wonder how many calories this banana has. Maybe I should have this instead of shortbread...

Lilibeth
Edmonds, Washington
Posted By Blogger Lilibeth : 4:08 PM ET
I knew we shouldn't have hired Amy Winehouse as the royal florist.
Posted By Anonymous Mary, Hermann, MO : 4:15 PM ET
What a peculiar flower...
Posted By Anonymous Amy, Philly, PA : 4:15 PM ET
What a lovely new accessory for my hat. It's a stunning shade, that blends every so much with my bouquet.

Lorie Ann, Buellton, Calif.
Posted By Blogger Lorie Ann : 4:17 PM ET
"My condolences to your family."
Posted By Anonymous Larry, Sag Harbor, NY : 4:20 PM ET
Hmmm. If they're giving me a choice for my teatime snack, I believe I'll eat the flowers.

Marilyn Gerby
Latham, NY
Posted By Anonymous Marilyn : 4:24 PM ET
I heard there were a couple of monkeys running the white house, so I brought them a snack.
Posted By Anonymous Kathy Parra Houston, TX : 4:25 PM ET
"Fetch me the royal peanut butter. Your Highness fancies a sandwich!"
Posted By Anonymous John, Cleveland, Ohio : 4:28 PM ET
I declare this banana heir to the throne!
Posted By Blogger Jeremy : 4:30 PM ET
I said I wanted a Banana Smoothie.
Posted By Blogger whitesands420 : 4:36 PM ET
Yes, yes. These will look just perfect on my yellow hat!
Posted By Blogger Barbara in Culver City, CA : 4:36 PM ET
"Fetch me the royal peanut butter. Her Majesty fancies a sandwich!"
Posted By Anonymous John, Cleveland, Ohio : 4:37 PM ET
Blimey, this is an old beat up banana....
are they trying to tell me something?
Charles, you're not getting my crown!
Posted By Anonymous nerakami, Miami FL : 4:39 PM ET
"Save your begging for someone who cares Mr. Banana."
Posted By Anonymous Jake, Plymouth Rock, AK : 4:42 PM ET
Soooo this is a banana???? Hmmmmm!!!! is it part of the fruit or vegetables family?????
Posted By Blogger tyrone : 4:44 PM ET
Really this is what a banana looks like with it's shell on, who would have thought?
Posted By Blogger Renee : 4:45 PM ET
One asks for a vase for one's flowers and one is given bananas - it really is hard to get good staff these days...
Posted By Anonymous Ciaran Morris, Atlanta, GA : 4:46 PM ET
You're supposed to give DIAMONDS for the 60th wedding anniversary. I shall have to have a word with Philip.
Posted By Anonymous Michele Jackson, Northridge, CA : 4:52 PM ET
I said I wanted a cabana. This is ridiculous, it is MY english.


Bryan Yerman
Asheville, NC
Posted By Blogger Spellingchimp : 4:54 PM ET
How does one open this bloody thing? One knew it was a mistake to let the servants off early.

Nick E, Manhattan, NY
Posted By Anonymous Nickis : 4:54 PM ET
A gift from the United States you say....I knew there economy was bad but good Lord is this all they can afford to send me!?

Cynthia, Covington, Ga.
Posted By Blogger Cindy : 5:03 PM ET
Certainly we can afford freshly ripened bananas here. I can't eat these with brown spots! I'm the Queen for crying out loud!

Julie
Aberdeen, NC
Posted By Blogger jformanski : 5:07 PM ET
Go go gadget peel!
Posted By Anonymous Allison, Atlanta GA : 5:23 PM ET
Hmmmph...Charles thought I'd slip on this banana...that boy will do anything to become King.
Posted By Anonymous Joseph Kowalski, North Huntingdon, PA : 5:23 PM ET
"I need to make like a banana and split"
Posted By Anonymous Jolene, St. Joseph, MI : 5:23 PM ET
My word, I had no idea Ambassador Chiquita was in town!

Julia
Pitman, NJ
Posted By Anonymous Julia from Pitman, NJ : 5:24 PM ET
"Oh golly, I forgot to put this banana in Charles' lunchbox!"


Kristien, Antwerp, Belgium
Posted By Blogger Kristien : 5:30 PM ET
I would have sworn I said, "bandanna!"
Posted By Blogger Thom : 5:36 PM ET
Off, off, darn spots!
Posted By Blogger pamina : 5:39 PM ET
What is this? I've never seen this before. Is it something new in 2008?
Posted By Anonymous Dominic, Toronto : 5:49 PM ET
"I asked for tickets to see Hannah, not bring me a banana!"
Posted By Anonymous Billy Ray, Tennessee : 5:58 PM ET
Is this the new blackberry?

Yvonne - Atlanta, Georgia
Posted By Anonymous Yvonne - Atlanta, Georgia : 5:59 PM ET
A banana? No, no, I was asking for one of those fruit phones... you know, those Apple phones, ipod things!
Posted By Anonymous VIcky, Ottawa, ON : 5:59 PM ET
Really?!? Just peel and out pops a bouquet? Are you sure James Bond 007 has one of these?
marcia
fredericksburg, va
Posted By Anonymous marcia, fredericksburg, va : 6:00 PM ET
For some reason I'm not getting any dial tone.

Yvonne - Atlanta, Georgia
Posted By Anonymous Yvonne - Atlanta, Georgia : 6:04 PM ET
I do say... if one stares hard enough it bares a striking resemblance to Richard Quest.
Posted By Anonymous Mychal, Puyallup, WA : 11:33 PM ET
Thank you Darling, but, really...what does one DO with a 40 year old banana?
Posted By Anonymous Sherri McConnell 1310 Runnymead Ave. SW Decatur AL 35601 : 11:38 PM ET
"A banana! A banana! My Queendom for a banana!"
Posted By Anonymous Laura G, Peterborough, ON : 11:39 PM ET
Which end do I speak into?....Hello Philip is that you?
Posted By Blogger Karen, South Carolina : 11:39 PM ET
Let's see if Camilla will slip again..
Posted By Anonymous Robert Perron, Qu├ębec, Canada : 11:40 PM ET
LOLCats have nothing on me, I CAN HAZ BANANAZ.
Posted By Anonymous Pete- Oklahoma City, OK : 11:40 PM ET
Hello.....Hello...I seem to have been disconnected....Philip....heeellllooo!
Posted By Anonymous jay philadelphia pennsylvania : 11:41 PM ET
there was a queen from nantucket, whose banana was blah blah blah blah blah blah blah.........................
Posted By Anonymous john, latrobe, pa : 11:44 PM ET
Hmm...Now that's a weird looking flower...
Posted By Anonymous Louis Chriss, Bismarck, ND : 11:50 PM ET
"No, I'm not going to kiss you. Not even if you DO turn into a handsome prince and promise not to marry a commoner."
Posted By Anonymous freddie georgetown, me : 11:52 PM ET
Hmmm. Must be what the groom tossed.
Posted By Anonymous Milton Briggs, Orem, Utah : 11:55 PM ET
Bloody He**, what happened to my Wii remote? Now what will I do to relax?
Posted By Anonymous Leena Rani, Michigan : 11:58 PM ET
"Well, bloody hell! I can't use this anymore!"
Posted By Anonymous gh, oly. WA : 12:01 AM ET
Deary me, that Gisele got white flowers... and I thought that young Mister Brady was such a nice boy.
Posted By Anonymous Jon - Providence, RI : 12:02 AM ET
How did they know I needed fiber in my diet?

Carrie Dale, Hines, Minnesota
Posted By Anonymous Carrie Dale : 12:03 AM ET
"I now pronounce you Canaan Banana President of Zimbabwe"
Posted By Blogger Craig : 12:06 AM ET
Are you talkin to me? Are YOU talkin to ME, Chaquita banana??

Kenny-- Plano, TX
Posted By Anonymous Kenny : 12:11 AM ET
From Charles? Oh, dear! Must I really pass the crown and sceptre to someone who has no idea when a banana is over-ripe?
Maxine - Hoover, AL
Posted By Blogger Maxine : 12:22 AM ET
Think they will mind if I just take one?
Posted By Blogger Alpha Latro : 12:23 AM ET
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