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We took the famous New Yorker caption contest and turned it into a game! Featuring 200 original New Yorker cartoons, now’s your chance to be your own caption creator in this new party game from What Do You Meme™! See who has the funniest, most clever or witty imagination as you compete to create the funniest caption.

Family friendly: This game is part of What Do You Meme™’s lineup of family-friendly games! Perfect for family game night, game night with friends, and gatherings of all kinds. Designed for ages 14+ to be as risqué (or not) as you like.

Whats Inside

200 Cartoon Cards

300 Write-In Papers

6 Pencils

1 Easel


How to Play

The oldest player will be the first judge, drawing the top 3 Cartoon Cards and choosing their favorite. He or she places that one on the easel so that the caption on the bottom is covered and discards the other two options.

All players except the judge look at the Cartoon Card on the easel and write the funniest caption they can to impress the judge. Players then pass their submissions into the judge, who reads all the written captions out loud and chooses their favorite. Best caption wins!

Finally, to close out the round, the judge reads the original caption on the cartoon, and players discuss whose caption is better: the winner of the round, or the original!

Lose your instructions (to a night of fun)? We gotchu. Find ‘em here.


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