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April 27th, 2009
06:12 PM ET

Beat 360° 4/27/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

National Economic Council director Larry Summers uses his BlackBerry prior to a speech by US President Barack Obama at the National Academy of Sciences annual meeting in Washington, DC, April 27, 2009. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

UPDATE: Check out our Beat 360° Winners!

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soundoff (103 Responses)
  1. Bert Pearce Wichita, KS

    “Hmmm…Hilary still hasn’t accepted my friend request…”

    April 27, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  2. Ed - Sidney, OH

    GAME OVER!
    Would you like to play again?

    YES NO

    April 27, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  3. marde Ross

    Hi Hank:
    Anything you want me to say in your defense?

    April 27, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  4. Madina

    Oh wow, it looks like I have a lot of notifications on my Facebook today–I wonder if my buddy Paul is still going out with that girl he met at the bar last night.

    April 27, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  5. Megan - Cohutta, GA

    Oh man let me just put in my Beat 360 comment before President Obama speaks.

    April 27, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  6. Alex M. Kamara, Jr

    Oh wait! I'm trying to buy Bernnie Madoff's assets on sale

    April 27, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  7. Michael Johnson

    Only 3 more untraceable cell phones needed to master underboss level on mafia wars

    April 27, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  8. Geoff

    "I could play Tetris all day on this thing."

    April 27, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  9. Phil Hundley

    Director Summers is dismayed to discover that the Princeton Review Guide for today's speech is temporarily unavailable from Amazon in either paperback or KINDLE formats.

    Phil
    Chicago, IL

    April 27, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  10. Rob Glass

    these crack berry things really are addicting

    April 27, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  11. Jennifer, New Rochelle, NY

    "Things R bad. We got 2 talk $$."

    April 27, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  12. Janelle Russell

    OMG. i hope Pres O doesn't call me up 2 say something! LOL!
    *send*

    April 27, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  13. Rod Chorneyko, British Columbia

    - gallon milk
    - dozen eggs
    - trillion dollars
    - six pack red bull
    zzzzzzzzzzzz

    April 27, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  14. Kelly Keziah

    I can't wait to see all the comments I get on my facebook status!

    April 27, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  15. Christine

    twitter update: this speech better be good!

    April 27, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  16. Casey Ludlum, Raleigh NC

    Maybe if I look busy, the President won't call on me.

    April 27, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  17. Weston

    "So you're a congressional page huh.. "
    Salt Lake City, Utah

    April 27, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  18. Amie Breedlove

    Yes honey, I won't forget the milk and eggs

    April 27, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  19. Jasmine-Spokane, WA

    @kingsthings, I am going to be listening to some speech...I'll tweet a little later.

    Larry Summers via twitterberry, less than 5 seconds ago

    April 27, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  20. Linda from Boulder

    Whoo-hoo! I just won the Ethiopian lottery! My money troubles are O-Ver

    April 27, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  21. Mohammad

    "let's see who perez hilton's blogging about today"!!

    April 27, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  22. Mehreen Khan

    Boy i need some classes from Tyra Banks!!!!

    Toronto,ON

    April 27, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  23. Teagan- Ft.Collins,C.O.

    Mr. Summers looks for a new suit online.

    April 27, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  24. Bert Pearce

    "Hmmm...Hilary still hasn't accepted my friend request..."

    April 27, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  25. Sonia

    wtih this facebook app on my blackberry I can leave my comment on Beat 360. Hope I win the challenge t!

    Cd. Juarez MX

    April 27, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  26. Jacqueline, NY

    National Economic Council director Larry Summers texts AC:

    Hey, Anderson! Did you catch the Air Force One photo-op over your city skies today? Did it freak you out? What numb-skull would suggest not alerting the local residents of such a thing?

    April 27, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  27. Greg Myers,Houston TX

    I need a frumpy coat and tie app.

    April 27, 2009 at 6:32 pm |
  28. Paul - San Francisco, CA

    Summers reads text message from Obama . . " You better stay awake Sleepy or I'll have Snow White present you with a pink slip !"

    April 27, 2009 at 6:32 pm |
  29. James J. Fassler Mill Valley,Ca.

    Beam Me Up :; Scotty !

    April 27, 2009 at 6:31 pm |
  30. Tina Autry

    "I wonder if I get to phone a friend if the President asks me a question?"

    Tina Autry Waxahachie, Tx

    April 27, 2009 at 6:31 pm |
  31. Joseph Murphy of San Francisco, CA

    Damn! Lost again! I'll NEVER win a "I Won Beat 360" T-shirt!

    April 27, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  32. Erin

    LarrySummers: @NancyPelosi Do you think MObama will be wearing a jacket or letting the guns out? $20 says she's in Junya Watanabe!

    April 27, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  33. Jae in Houston, TX

    Let me set my DVR right now because it looks like this speech is going to be a long one.

    April 27, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  34. Kathy

    What is Barack's BBM PIN???? Last time I sent my message to Bo! Don't think that dog can read.

    Kathy, Ottawa, Canada

    April 27, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  35. Carol, Evanston, IL

    Don't call on me. Don't call on me. PLEASE, don't call on me!

    April 27, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  36. Tarja, Finland

    Looks like BlackBerry epidemic is spreading. Watch out !

    April 27, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  37. Carol, Evanston, IL

    Hey, Tweets! I'm with the President and you're not. Nyah! Nyah! Nyah!

    April 27, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  38. Jeff Cobb, Cincinnati, OH

    The great thing about Blackberries is that you can also catch a quick nap and nobody can tell!

    April 27, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  39. Jeff Cobb, Cincinnati, OH

    The great thing about Blackberries is that you can also catch a quick nap and nobody can tell, you just look like your concentrating on your Blackberry.

    April 27, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  40. Carol, Evanston, IL

    To Twitter: I am sitting here trying to stay awake. (yawn)

    April 27, 2009 at 6:26 pm |
  41. El khazen, Boston MA

    I am not sleeping!! I am just reading credit cards footnotes

    April 27, 2009 at 6:26 pm |
  42. Kevin Haggith Toronto

    Summers was quick to download anti virus protection for his BlackBerry to ensure it did not pick up anything in this well populated area!

    April 27, 2009 at 6:26 pm |
  43. Jeff Cobb, Cincinnati, OH

    The President started speaking finally! Great chance to check my email while everyone pretends to be enraptured by what he's saying!

    April 27, 2009 at 6:25 pm |
  44. Janine from PA.

    ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

    April 27, 2009 at 6:25 pm |
  45. Barb Mi

    Honey, did you get your swine flu shot?

    April 27, 2009 at 6:25 pm |
  46. Lisa, Tampa

    Mr. Summers tries to download his new ringtone, "Money for Nothing"

    April 27, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  47. Shawn Hoffman - Kingman, AZ

    Why doesn't anyone enjoy my twitter updates or blogs as much as Jack Gray's?

    April 27, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  48. Sheila Stuart, CA

    Milk...eggs...butter

    April 27, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  49. Helen Lang

    Okay, if I set this to go off every ten minutes I should be able to stay awake.

    April 27, 2009 at 6:20 pm |
  50. Kevin

    Seattle, WA, USA

    "To avoid falling asleep w/in shot of a camera again Larry Summers takes to playing solitaire on his BlackBerry."

    April 27, 2009 at 6:17 pm |
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