Enter the Caption Contest to Win a Pair of Day Passes to Con of Thrones!


Con of Thrones is coming! In less than two months, we’ll be in Dallas, TX, celebrating all the fun, fascination and fandom of Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire with thousands of you all. But even more of you could be with us May 25-27, because we’re giving away tickets! That’s right, starting this week, we’re beginning a series of contests in partnership with Mischief Management. A variety of con badges will be up for grabs, starting today. What do you have to do?

We’re having a caption contest! As you can see in the photo above, Miltos Yerolemou brought his delightful Syrio Forel-inspired waterdancing skills to Con of Thrones last year and will be doing so once again in 2018, as part of the stellar special guest line-up. For our contest, we’d love for our readers to provide a caption to the photo of Miltos sparring during one of his exciting workshops. Something funny, clever, or memorable—stick us with the pointy end of your wit!

Who can enter? The complete rules are listed below but the short version is ‘anyone!’ This is a worldwide contest for a pair of Con of Thrones day passes (one day of your choosing, May 25-57). The deadline for your entry is Sunday, April 15, 2018 at midnight ET. We’ll announce the winners next Monday so you’ll know in plenty of time to start planning your cosplay and picking out which panels you want to attend!

Anyone is welcome to submit, all readers, even if you’re not attending the con this year. Frankly, we love a good joke, so we want to see what everyone comes up with for a caption!

How do you enter? Submit your entries to us in comments below, or tweet them @WatchersOTWall. You can do so as a text caption, or a link to an image if you choose to modify the original image yourself. Have fun, and the sky’s the limit. Be creative and good luck to all who enter!

The Complete Rules

The submission period will remain open through April 15, 2018 at midnight ET. This contest is worldwide!

All submissions must be wholly the work of the contestant. The winner must respond within 72 hours of notification or will forfeit their prize and another winner will be selected.

The winner will be given two (2) Day Passes to Con of Thrones 2018. The winner is responsible for transportation to and accommodations during Con of Thrones 2018. This prize is non-transferrable.

When you post a submission, you provide Mischief Management with permission to post your content and agree to automatically grant Mischief Management a royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, exclusive and fully transferable and sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any submission (in whole or in part) and/or to incorporate any of your submission in other works now or in the future and in any media formats and through any media channels. Mischief Management will use commercially reasonable efforts to attribute material user submissions to the author. Although Mischief Management takes reasonable commercial measures to prevent content from being republished by other websites or via other technologies, Mischief Management is not liable for any actions of third parties, including publication of content without Mischief Management’s consent.

Sue the Fury
Susan Miller, Editor in Chief of WatchersOnTheWall.com


  1. “I am Syrio Forel. And you will be speaking to me with more respect.”

    – or –

    “The First Sword of Braavos does not rrrun.”

  2. “If I was really a faceless man do you think I’d pick being a swordsman over being the god of tits and wine?”

  3. Or, “Please tell me the woman behind me didn’t notice that I farted just now cuz I was planning on asking her out later.”

  4. “… and then, without cleaning the brush, we’ll paint a happy little bush here. Lets get crazy and shadow it behind the god of death next to the wonderful boulder…”

  5. “And what do we say to sun glare during a sword fight? Not today, I’m wearing my transitions!”

  6. Clob:
    “… and then, without cleaning the brush, we’ll paint a happy little bush here.Lets get crazy and shadow it behind the god of death next to the wonderful boulder…”

    THISSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!! 😆😆😆

  7. “Hello. My name is Syrio Forel, First Sword of Braavos. You killed my father. Prepare to d…..what? Oh crap – wrong line! Sorry!!!”

    (no entry to the contest for me please)

  8. “See? Just as I tell you. The First Sword of Braavos could never have been killed by Meryn F’ing Trant.”

  9. Rond… Trickle… Rond… Slice… Feather step… Spray… Slice… Slice… Reverse step… Jet… Impale!

  10. Syrio and Mrs Syrio (girl standing behind Syrio)

    Syrio: Look honey, it’s a bird!
    Mrs Syrio: No, sweetie it’s not.
    Syrio: It’s a plane!
    Mrs Syrio: Guess again sweet heart.
    Syrio:It’s Superman?
    Mrs Syrio: It’s a dragon you silly Bravossi.
    Syrio: It’s a what?

  11. Wolfhart,

    Syrio: “There is only one god. And his name is death. And there is only one thing we say to death…”

    Sandor: “F*ck off.”

  12. When you actually have both your hands but you still can’t reach the thing. First Swords of Braavos, they’re just like us.

  13. Do you know why they call it water dancing? When I show women my moves they always end up soaked 😉

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