Weekend Photo Caption Contest – Win a CMC AR Trigger


Enter the best comment for this classic portrait by Sunday at midnight and you’ll win a CMC trigger for your AR.


  1. avatar Youzernayme says:

    hurry up and take the picture! I’ve had to take a leak since the Armalite booth.

    1. avatar Sock Monkey says:

      Three tools – no waiting?

      (I know I won’t win, but I don’t even have an AR (don’t tell the zombies))

      1. avatar 24/7 Pro says:

        “Too Close For Comfort: TTAG Edition”

  2. avatar AnotherGuyWithAGun says:

    “The Three Stooges”

    1. avatar BDub says:

      Moe, Larry, and Surly?

      1. avatar tmm says:

        Wasn’t Surly the eighth dwarf? Or one of the characters in Duffland?

    2. avatar Paul G says:

      The Three Musketeers, Aimless, Portly, and Bolt-Action.

  3. avatar YO_V says:

    “And we’re the three best friends that anybody could have”

    1. avatar Dry Sider says:

      And we’re definitely not gay. Hey, it that a suppressor in your pocket…?

  4. avatar Daniel Silverman says:

    TTAG goes all out Office Tactical at NRAAM‬!

    1. avatar Ing says:

      I wish my workplace would set its dress code to Office Tactical.

  5. avatar schernobyl says:

    Why do have to be the jelly in this dude sandwich?

  6. avatar NinjaTED says:

    No guns in the convention hall, guys. The NYT, Salon, HuffPo, WaPo, Mother Jones, MsNBC, Bloomberg, MDA, USAToday, AddictingInfo, and DailyKos all say so, so it must be true!

  7. avatar DrVino says:

    Where is Dan’s left hand and why does Nick have that look on his face?

    1. avatar Geoff PR says:

      I really hope it has nothing to do with schernobyl’s “jelly in this dude sandwich” crack…

      1. avatar Geoff PR says:


        Er, spoke too soon… Dan kinda does have a bemused look on his face…

    2. avatar Tile floor says:

      Kudos to leghorn, you’ve seriously slimmed down

  8. avatar Model66 says:

    We stood in line for 14 hours for the chance to have our lives upgraded, but they were all sold out. Bummer.

    1. avatar DrVino says:

      They’re bloggers.
      They don’t get to have lives.

      1. avatar Benny the Jew says:

        Vampire Hunter D reference?

  9. avatar JohnF says:

    Is that your spare magazine, or are you just glad to see me?

  10. avatar Vhyrus says:

    These colors don’t run!

    Unless its two for one day at the doughnut stand….

  11. avatar GunTotinDem says:

    Pretty sure “Life Upgrades” covers it

    1. avatar BDub says:

      LOL! that jumped out at me too!

  12. avatar gloomhound says:

    Look it’s Lucky Day, Dusty Bottoms and Ned Nederlander!

  13. avatar James69 says:

    Meanwhile, Lucky Day, Dusty Bottoms, and little Ned Nederlander…………..

  14. avatar Yama says:

    They all assumed it wasn’t the excitement of being together at NRAAM, and that it was indeed a gun in their pockets, but then they realized it was in a holster on their hips…

  15. avatar JWM says:

    Gay Pride Parade-San Francisco-1998.

    1. avatar Brock says:

      The three founding members of the pink pistols.

  16. avatar Pascal says:

    2…3…4…its Conga time!

  17. avatar Mike says:

    Greeeen Acres is the place to be…

  18. avatar A-Rod says:

    One of these things does not look like the other.

  19. avatar LongBeach says:

    3 pairs of boots, 3 collared shirts, 3 holstered pistols….. Still 0 right-swipes on Tinder!

    1. avatar Patrick says:

      You win.

  20. avatar CCDWGuy says:

    Why did you PhotoShop Shannon out of the photo, that’s the only reason Nick is smiling!!!!!!!

  21. avatar Howdy says:

    And why can’t this be the normal picture of open carry at a coffee shop or retail store?

    1. avatar Jeff the Griz says:

      Look how safe this place is, we just set our high dollar camera on the ground and turn our backs and it’s still there!

      Obviously not taken in Detroit!

  22. avatar Andy says:

    This town ain’t big enough for the three of us…

  23. avatar Robert W. says:

    Hey, you’re in Nashville Tenessee, guess what you can all do?

    Three armed bloggers walk into a Bar…

  24. avatar Rick K says:

    The Three nerdmegos

  25. avatar BDub says:

    Is it just me, or does this look like a Texas Ranger catching the manager of a Chili’s in the act of molesting one of his employees?

  26. avatar Kapeltam says:

    The Dapper Dans on their off-time.

  27. avatar Mecha75 says:

    What they are thinking:

    Robert – This is for Business
    Dan – This is for Business
    Nick – Yeah right, this is for “Business”

    1. avatar Geoff PR says:

      More like –

      “Nick – Where’s ‘Fate of Destinee’ and ‘Kirsten Joy Weiss’, and can I get them really stinking drunk?”

      1. avatar Nick Leghorn says:

        You say that like its never happened before…

        Ladies love skinny Nick, but chubby Nick wasn’t no slouch my friend.

        1. avatar Geoff PR says:

          More power to ya, geek comprende… Uber-Geek more like it. Guns, flying and telcom crossbar switchgear geek. Never knew that combo existed…

          I hope you’re getting booth-babe pics for posting later…

  28. avatar Gov. William J. Le Petomane says:

    I’m a cowboy

    On a steel horse I ride…

  29. avatar Steve says:

    The second amendment protects the rights of everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.

    1. avatar JR_in_NC says:

      This actually made me laugh out loud…because….truth.

  30. avatar B says:

    “Here we have a group of OFWG’s and… dangit Nick, way to ruin MDA’s sterotypes. Try to stick out your stomach or something.”

  31. avatar Grindstone says:

    One for each other and all for one
    the Three brave Amigos are we
    Brother to Brother and everyone
    A brave amigo
    Fighting for justice and liberty
    where ever you find is where we will be
    for the three brave amigos are we

  32. avatar T Rogers says:

    The three amigos say “you slime eating dogs! You scum sucking pigs! You sons of a motherless goat!”.

    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUTl8DSYUQA&w=1280&h=750%5D

  33. avatar Von says:

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly…just not in that order.

    1. avatar LKB says:

      winner, winner, chicken dinner! Beat me to it.

    2. avatar BDub says:

      More like, The Good, the Bad,& the 300 Blackout.

  34. avatar Spectre_USA says:

    Living the dream in Tennessee!

  35. avatar Texsylvanian says:

    Robert has gone full-textard
    Nick’s got AIDS
    Dan’s still the only handsome one

    1. avatar Dan Zimmerman says:

      It’s true. I’ve always been the show pony of the group.

  36. avatar One If By Land 1776 says:

    Badges? We don’t need no stinkin’ badges!

    1. avatar bontai Joe says:

      DING! DING! DING! DING! We have a winner here (in my opinion)

  37. avatar Ralph says:

    Gomez, Uncle Fester and Pugsley all growed up.

  38. avatar Emfourty Gasmask says:

    “There are no minorities in this picture!” -Anti-Gun crowd

    1. avatar JR_in_NC says:

      OFWG is a minority now. Haven’t you heard?

  39. avatar Smoke Jensen says:

    This years favorite trio to win the Tooled up Tennessee Tango.

  40. avatar Matt in Maine says:

    None of these men have been able to work out who is whose wingman.

  41. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    “Wherever there is injustice you will find us. Wherever there is suffering, we’ll be there.
    Wherever liberty is threatened, you will find… THE THREE AMIGOS!”

  42. avatar Steve says:

    The Cowboy, the Captain & Forrest.

  43. avatar Accur81 says:

    Three epic trigger pullers.

    1. avatar JWM says:

      I’m not real sure triggers is what they’re pulling.

  44. avatar skinnedknuckles says:

    The new face of the NRA.

    1. avatar Kris says:

      The same old face of the NEA.

  45. avatar Jim R says:

    “The bald one took my glasses. I can’t see a thing..”

  46. avatar Paul53 says:

    3 “citizen soldiers,” true warriors one and ale.

  47. avatar Troybilt says:

    Hey I’m Larry. This is my brother Darryl, and this is my other brother Darryl.

  48. avatar Paul53 says:

    Casting call for “Furious 8.”

  49. Here looking at you 184 fools who commented and won’t win this contest.

  50. avatar Timmy! says:

    Three Hoarse Men of the Obacalypse.

    1. avatar Pieslapper says:

      So that’s what ammosexual looks like !

  51. avatar 5Spot says:

    We are here promoting our new buttocks CC method. Nick, take a look! Am i printing?

  52. avatar 5Spot says:

    Wait, only he gets the 5 gallon, thats not fair!

  53. avatar Alex says:

    Hide ya kids! Hide ya wife!

  54. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    The Austin chapter of The Pink Pistols was well represented this year…

    1. avatar JR_in_NC says:

      Sorry, guys, but this one gets my vote.

  55. avatar MIKE CROGNALE says:

    And nobody thought of “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”? Just pm me for my address to send the prize. LOL

  56. avatar Jay W. says:

    Two MFWG & One Future MFWG

  57. avatar dh34 says:

    A new book from Leslea Newman, the author of “Heather has Two Mommies” …”Waldo has Two Daddies.”

  58. avatar Bryan says:

    Even at the NRA Convention our intrepid heroes are asked to wait in the alternates line for a Life Upgrade!

  59. avatar Reyberto Colón says:

    And so, the line to get into the Blue Oyster Bar was pretty much static. But we were determined to hang on for the ride.

  60. avatar Louie 1 says:

    “This is just a dry run. Tonight we do it naked.”

  61. avatar Louie 2 says:

    The “Before” advertising pic for the human centipede procedure.

  62. avatar Mark N. says:

    N(ick) R(obert A(nd Dan) welcome visitors to the NRA Convention, Texas style.

  63. avatar Socrates says:

    The noob, the bald & the fugly

  64. avatar Nathan Wray says:

    Needs more white doods

  65. avatar Phil LA says:

    Hide ya kids, hide ya wife…

  66. avatar Desert Ranger says:

    Molon Blagge… Come and Blog it!

  67. avatar Louie 3 says:

    Casting call line for “Brokeback Mountain 2”

  68. avatar Former Water Walker says:

    Wynken, Blynken and Nod?

  69. avatar Paul53 says:

    “The Village People Reunite Tour” seemed like such a good idea, at first.

  70. avatar LongBeach says:

    On a completely unrelated note: I’ve gotta say, Nick it looks like you’ve been putting your money where your mouth is and seriously trimming down. You mentioned it in another recent post and nobody commented on it, but it looks like you’re on the right track. Major props for that, sir.

  71. avatar DRF says:

    Wynken, Blynken and Smirk!

  72. avatar pappy says:

    Open Carry NRA Style

  73. avatar Almost Esq. says:

    TTAG proves that the Anti’s lied about real fully functional guns being at the NRA convention.

  74. avatar TTACer says:

    Do these guns make us look old, fat, and white?

  75. avatar ghost says:

    Don’t care about caption, I ain’t drinking beer with any of those guys.

  76. avatar TTACer says:

    Hailing from Austin via London Atlanta Johannesburg, it’s a guy in a funny hat and his buddies.

  77. avatar David says:

    Is that Alton Brown, in the cowboy hat, from the cooking channel? If there were a cooking show called Guns and Grub it would be on to watch list.

  78. avatar Mark N. says:

    Always armed and ready, these three musketeers (from L-R) Athos, Porthos and Aramis, pose briefly before re-entering the fray.

  79. avatar Davis Thompson says:

    The new Charlie’s Angels reboot goes in a very different direction.

  80. avatar Red in Texas says:

    All hat, no cattle….

  81. avatar Anonymous says:

    2015 NRAAM – Life Upgrades, Special Shows, Well Endowed Patrons, Penetration Hall Passes.

  82. avatar Rikoshay says:

    First 3 to get in line at the Shannon Watts dunk tank.

  83. avatar Paul53 says:

    The “before roofalin” photo.

  84. avatar Bruce Bogle says:


  85. avatar Hippi says:

    ” OK on the count of three yell this is where the line forms to catch a sneek peak at two wraps of the recoil spring on the new glock 44…. 1,…….2……..”

  86. avatar TomSTL says:

    Hey guys, it’s a pretty wide lens. There’s really no need to stand so close…

  87. avatar tmm says:

    Khakis win 2-1

    1. avatar tmm says:

      …but jeans are still awesome

  88. avatar TomSTL says:

    Come on Shannon, we left plenty of room for you right here!

  89. avatar MarkT says:

    Nicks thought bubble: “I’m glad I’m not sharing a room with those two yahoos. I got my own room.”

  90. avatar pun&gun says:

    Thought provoking company has Nick pondering life upgrades.

  91. avatar GARY says:

    But I already have a trigger. Oh, you mean AR15 trigger. Sorry, I’ll zip my pants back up.

  92. avatar Jim D. says:

    These are not the droids you are looking for.

  93. avatar Bob says:

    The hall monitors at my high school. What did you have to do to get a Hall Pass from them? You don’t wanna know!

  94. avatar nynemillameetuh says:

    One of these men is Irving, the 142nd fastest gun in the west.

  95. avatar Yee Haw says:

    Costanza Guy: “Hey Tex, don’t stand so close, your pistol is poking me.”

  96. avatar Frum Tejas says:

    Ok, so where are the steers?

  97. avatar Athelstans Ghost says:

    Ragnar, Bjorn and Rollo from Bizarro world.

  98. avatar TangledThorns says:

    Human Centipede: ‘Merica!

  99. avatar Yosemite Shecky says:

    “Is that a Derringer in your pocket or are you just not that happy to see me?”

  100. avatar Mike Tango says:

    They’re doing the Brokeback Mountain thing behind me again, aren’t they? :/

  101. avatar Mad Cow says:

    “White guys! ”

    ” By your powers combined, I am Captain TTAG! “

  102. avatar Ryan says:

    Broke back mountain 2: 3 dudes with guns

  103. avatar AlleyF says:

    Coverin’ the gun show with the guns shown.

  104. avatar Wheelsucker says:

    “Too Many D!<ks on the Dance Floor" http://youtu.be/xk1kwfK848Y

  105. avatar Scott says:

    The Red, The White and The Blue,
    Jeans and some Khaki,
    Boots and Real Boots,
    3 Pistols a Packing,
    And a Hat to Hoot.
    This is what’s True,
    and leaves Shannon lacking.

  106. avatar Jason says:

    The order said 100 yards from the Remington booth, which is right….. here.

  107. avatar Gunr says:

    Hey guys, I think maybe we picked the wrong booth, does that sign behind me say something about “castration”

  108. avatar Fox says:

    NRA always bring us closer.

  109. avatar Peter says:

    NRA-approved Booth Babes

  110. avatar Charles says:

    The stack formation. I hope you enter every convention like this!

  111. avatar Richard Dowling says:

    No no, still wrong, lets try again.. Red, White and Blue from the Camera point of view!

  112. avatar Cork says:

    Rule #1: Always keep your lens pointed in a safe direction
    Rule #2: Keep your finger off the shutter until your target is in your viewfinder
    Rule #3……

  113. avatar uncommon_sense says:

    Buckaroo Banzai and the Hong Kong Cavaliers

  114. avatar Joshepoo says:

    You’re the red, white and blue
    Oh the funny things you do
    America, America this is you

    Ladies and gentlemen
    Bob Saget

    1. avatar Chrispy says:

      Holy crap that took me back a day or two!

  115. avatar racer88 says:

    Behind the screen for Shannon Watts episode of the “Dating Game.”
    Bachelor #1 – Which caliber would you use to describe your bedroom prowess?

    1. avatar Chrispy says:

      .22-250… Tiny, extremely fast, and a lot of noise!

  116. avatar paul says:

    Hank, Bill and Boomhauer in Nashville checking out firearms and firearm accessories, I tell you whut!

  117. avatar Socrates says:

    The media that packs! One packs a stetson, one packs a belly, one packs a smirk. The guns? Those are tools, son.

  118. avatar ed says:

    Only one hotel room left, are you kidding me?

  119. avatar Siks says:

    the only iron Nick knows is a shooting iron.

  120. avatar Mike says:

    Top Gear USA goes in a new direction, shifting focus from cars to guns and has been recast with Clarkson, May, and Hammond’s dorky American cousins.

  121. avatar Ryan says:

    ” I see Mrs Watts’ s bodyguards are enjoying cosplay at the Convention”

  122. avatar ELOT says:

    “Your gun is digging into my back”.. “Sorry, that’s not my gun”.

  123. avatar Todd says:

    This here is hank hill then bill and dale!! Yeuup! I sell propane and propane accessories!!

  124. avatar Clark says:

    Yeah, this is the “Before” picture, same red shirt and everything.

  125. avatar SWmaster says:

    “Dude, where’s my holster?”

  126. avatar SWmaster says:

    ” Get your damn, dirty, hand, off my shoulder!”

  127. avatar Skeptical Libertarian says:

    TTAG – 3 : NYT / Shannon Watts – 0

  128. avatar Bobby says:

    I wonder if they hand out the nobama shirts out at the door.

  129. avatar Rudy Segura says:

    Clearly, Nick was ready to raise some eyebrows at the NRA Annual Meetings.

  130. avatar Rick K says:

    After viewing this picture, somewhere in America three moms have gone off the grid.

  131. avatar Rick K says:

    Yes, my friends and I are here for the “life upgrades” seminar. Why do you ask?

  132. avatar brando says:

    I remember back in the day, when TTAG only shared pictures of guns and Israeli models [oiften holding guns] on their facebook page

    Sidenote: I’ve never had to scroll so far to get to the comment bar

  133. avatar Forrestt C. says:

    What we see here is the American gun owner(libertus defenderii) in its natural habit. Note the plumage of the alpha male to the left.

  134. avatar Mac N Gnaw says:

    “This afternoon we are packing heat; tonight we will be packing something else”

  135. avatar Defens says:

    Hey look, Guys! We found Waldo!!

  136. avatar Craig says:

    Hey. That aint no cowboy on the left.

  137. avatar Jiz says:

    The Three Wise Men for all things firearms…and chicks 😉

  138. avatar vv ind says:

    Just a FYI for dan: if you’d wear your watch on your left hand you wouldn’t always dump your beer out when you check the time.

    1. avatar vv ind says:

      Unless you fellows are going for the “incognito keyboard operator” look? If so you nailed it

  139. avatar Chris says:

    “Be not afraid of any Moms;
    No matter what their lies;
    When antis threaten call on us-
    And we will journalize!”

  140. avatar A-Game says:

    An Open Carry Hypocrite says, what?

  141. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    Don’t be jelly, brah.

  142. avatar Socrates says:

    Yep, we all upgraded to “endowment”.

  143. avatar Socrates says:

    Some say we carry to “compensate”, if they knew we just upgraded to “endowment”…

  144. avatar Chris Poche says:

    And here we have the ghastly trio. They are displaying their firearms, lubricated with the tears of Shannon Watts and Michael Bloomberg.

  145. avatar iCONOCLAST says:

    we’re gonna need a few more to make this daisy chain work.

  146. avatar Matt in Maine says:

    MALL COPS: Nashville.

  147. avatar Doug says:

    And yes, ladies. They’re all single.

  148. avatar Zack in MD says:

    Nick: “That’s not where the silencer goes, Dan!”
    Dan: “Oops, my bad.”
    Robert: “How do I look in my cool hat?”

  149. avatar Royal Tony says:

    Bloggers, not Operators. Key difference? The beards.

  150. avatar Micah says:

    We had an army in case Mom’s Demand Action decided to attack. Only 100 showed up, so we sent these guys.

  151. avatar G3W says:

    Nice hat…
    Looks good on you tho…

  152. avatar Joe Liberty says:

    The good, the bad, and the ugly.

  153. avatar Kori says:

    Biden was spotted at the NRA convention wearing a cowboy hat.

  154. avatar Kyle says:

    Never trust a man train

  155. avatar Jon H says:

    Three different calibers, but are we talking about in, on, or wearing the pants?

  156. avatar JWM says:

    Three Blind Mice…

  157. avatar JWM says:

    “These is my compadres, Uno, Dos, Trace.”

  158. avatar Warren says:

    Hank and Bill, I tell you what… I don’t think we’re at the dang ol’ dang ol’ propane convention….

  159. avatar Gregolas says:

    The most powerful Triumverate since Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus rocked the Capitoline !

  160. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    Powered by liberal unicorn tears.

  161. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    I love the smell of gunpowder and Vasolene in the morning!

  162. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    If the convention was held in New York, you’d be looking at three instant felons

  163. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    “Why yes, we are all packing nines”

  164. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    “Booth babes HATE these guys. Click to find out why.”

  165. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    “One weird trick to discourage muggers”

  166. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    “4 insane tricks TTAG editors use to score free vacations!”

  167. avatar Stephen Rivera says:

    Ok guys, let’s pose so that super loyal TTAG reader Stephen Rivera can win a better trigger for his AR without having to explain to his lovely wife why there’s another gun in the safe….

  168. avatar Rick Douthit says:

    “Why yes ma’am all three of us are single. How did you know?”

  169. avatar JWM says:

    Opon seeing these three in the path Dorothy uttered her now famous line, “We’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto.”

  170. avatar B Booth says:

    Last year those 3 went through the Life Downgrades line.

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