The OfficeTally Lolcat Contest

The Office

This is about the silliest thing we could turn our attention to right now. And it’s purr-fect.

Presenting the OfficeTally Lolcat Contest: match an Office quote to a silly cat picture, and you could win an Office treat!

What’s a lolcat?

For the purposes of this contest, a lolcat is a photo of a cat matched to a quote from The Office. The quote is “lollified,” meaning it’s converted to bad spelling and grammar — on purpose.

Besides Sudoku Kitty above, here are a few other sample lolcats, all courtesy of OTCR moderator Jim Mosby.

How to submit an entry

  1. Pick a quote from any episode of The Office. Our friends at have the entire collection.
  2. “Lollify” the quote — here’s a dictionary and how-to guide to help you.
  3. Create your lolcat. The easiest way is to use the Lolcat Builder, thanks to the fine folks over at Just pick a photo, add your quote, click Preview, and then right-click the image to save it to your computer.
  4. Upload the photo to a photo hosting service, such as photobucket or flickr.
  5. Add a comment to this post with a link to your lolcat.
  6. Include a valid email address.

How to win

  1. A panel of lolcat judges (Jim Mosby, Matt, Tori) will pick 20 finalists.
  2. The finalists will then be entered in a fan poll.
  3. The top five vote-getters will each receive a Target Office goodie from OT’s available stash!

Rules and disclaimers

  • Multiple entries are allowed, but only one prize per person.
  • U.S. and Canada only, please.
  • Lolcat judges are welcome to post entries, but can’t enter the contest.
  • The rules, the prizes, and the schedule are all subject to change without notice. (Although I will do my best to not let that happen.)
  • All decisions are final.


  • Fri Nov 16: Contest announced.
  • Sat Dec 1, 11pm PT: Deadline to submit entries.
  • Sat Dec 8: 20 finalists selected, poll posted here at OfficeTally.
  • Sat Dec 15, 11pm PT: Poll closes.
  • Mon Dec 17: Prize winners announced!


  1. Also, icanhascheezburger? is now offering hosting of said lolcat pictures :)

    “Lolcat Builder Superfast Nao!

    Our noo Lolcat Builder is up and running! Wut’s in it for u?

    1. Speedee! Fast! Zoom! ZOMG!
    2. Nao u can upload ANY picture to be captioned! Yes, even hoomans
    (Non-animal pix won’t be shared wif other ppl or end up on ICHC. Iz only for u.)
    3. Den u can send it to ur friends! We host it for u!”

    LINK to that post

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