How to Make Money Now That The Economy's Crapped the Bed

In case you haven't watched the news for the last few weeks, or talked to anyone, the US is undergoing something of a financial meltdown. What are some of the increasingly desperate and creative ways businesses will try to stay afloat during the crisis? Especially if things get much, much worse?

We asked you to photoshop the answer to that question, and offered $50 to the winner so they could buy food. That winning entry is below, but first, the runners-up:

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by BigScotty


by johnp


by Dr.Macaroni


by Lyaxe


by pizzamogul


by Senor_Taco


by pizzamogul


by nipoquito


by McBeefy


by silentbob87


by punchrockgroin

And the winner is...

by SkinJob

Congrats, SkinJob. You win money.

Want in on this?

You'll have another chance. This week's theme is:

The Most Awkward Moment of All Time.

Remember that time the preacher came over and your dog started humping his leg? That was an awkward moment. Well, we want you to show us the most awkward moment ever, captured in photoshop form. Considering that these moments happen to everybody, from Kings and Presidents to common folk like us, the possibilities should be endless.

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Post your entries in the forum.

If you plan on watching the many awkward moments that will take place at tonight's VP Debate, watch them with us at Liveblogs the VP Debate! LIVE!!!

If you'd like to see the many worthy submissions that didn't make it, check out the submissions thread. Or take a look at What Campaign Ads Would Look Like If the Voting Age Was 6. For pictures too strange to make up, but not to make fun of, check out The Daily Craption Contest.

Got an idea for a future Cracked photoshop contest? Let us know.

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