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May 28th, 2009
05:07 PM ET

Beat 360° 5/28/09

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:

Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City poses with Elmo at the 7th annual gala benefiting Sesame Workshop at Cipriani 42nd Street on May 27, 2009 in New York City.

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 (259 Responses)
  1. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    "Most of the times they say the "eye's" have it....this time I say the "nose" have it !!!!!!"

    May 28, 2009 at 8:51 pm |
  2. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    "You said a snoot full Elmo...."

    May 28, 2009 at 8:49 pm |
  3. Sarah--CA

    Its called Tickle Me Elmo... not poke an Elmo!

    May 28, 2009 at 8:49 pm |
  4. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    "You see my little furry friend....the NOSE alway's have it......"

    May 28, 2009 at 8:48 pm |
  5. Kate, Pine Beach, NJ

    Listen, pal...I'm the mayor here...you're not on Sesame Street anymore!!!

    May 28, 2009 at 8:47 pm |
  6. Mila

    I see you and me going places in 2012 but you're going to need to do something about that nose...

    May 28, 2009 at 8:47 pm |
  7. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    "Hey, I nose who you are...."

    May 28, 2009 at 8:47 pm |
  8. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    "Hey no fair "PICKING" on Elmo's nose !!!!"

    May 28, 2009 at 8:46 pm |
  9. Mirav - Denver, CO

    (Mayor Bloomberg): Aww, isn't he the CUTEST thing!

    (Elmo): Man, AM I HUNGRY! Gee, I wonder if humans can easily sprout new limbs?

    May 28, 2009 at 8:46 pm |
  10. Sandra Robertson, GA

    "Mayor, I said bailout, not lights out!"

    May 28, 2009 at 8:45 pm |
  11. Mirav - Denver, CO

    (Elmo): Hmm, that finger's looking MIGHTY tasty!

    May 28, 2009 at 8:41 pm |
  12. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    "If I rub your nose will it bring me luck....or do I get three wishes????"

    May 28, 2009 at 8:41 pm |
  13. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Some politicians get their jollies out of doing the wierdest things.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:40 pm |
  14. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    Correction: With just a little work right here, and a haircut, you’ll look like a mini-Michael Bloomberg! Wouldn’t that be great, Elmo!

    May 28, 2009 at 8:39 pm |
  15. matt ramirez

    OK Mr. Mayor, can you show us on the Elmo where they touched you?

    May 28, 2009 at 8:39 pm |
  16. Mirav - Denver, CO

    (Elmo): Hey, I may be called "Tickle Me Elmo", but the NOSE is OFF LIMITS!

    May 28, 2009 at 8:39 pm |
  17. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    'Pushing button's want get you anywhere.....you gotta tickle the funny bone !!!!"

    May 28, 2009 at 8:38 pm |
  18. George Alburquerque

    You I can fool right! Let see if I can tax Sesame St a little more!
    Santo Domingo
    Dominican Republic

    May 28, 2009 at 8:36 pm |
  19. Tom Kott, Montreal Canada

    Mayor Bloomberg, upset after finding out that even Elmo is made in China.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:19 pm |
  20. Joseph Murphy of San Francisco CA

    Elmo, some people say I'm just a puppet like you, but the truth is, I sit on my own hands!

    May 28, 2009 at 8:18 pm |
  21. Renee - Vancouver, WA

    Oops – text w/typo corrected: Mayor Bloomberg convenes a press conference on the dangers of plastic surgery gone bad.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:17 pm |
  22. Trixie NY

    You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose....but don't dare pick Elmo's nose unless of course if you can afford the lawsuit.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:16 pm |
  23. Mel from Framingham, MA

    After seeing the awkward results of the first photo shoot, the team behind the "Kinder, Cuddlier New York" tourism campaign went back to the drawing board.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:15 pm |
  24. Renee - Vancouver, WA

    Mayor Bloomberg convenes a press conference to discuss the dangers of plastic surgery gon bad.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:15 pm |
  25. Vivian

    Elmo with your nose so bright won't you guide our economy tonight!

    May 28, 2009 at 8:11 pm |
  26. Bill in Danville, Pennsylvania

    Elmo, will you be my running mate on the Republican ticket in the next presidential election? What do ya say little buddy?

    May 28, 2009 at 8:10 pm |
  27. Justina- Albuquerque, NM

    Bloombergs attempt to bring in the young vote is a little on the nose.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:08 pm |
  28. Lisa, Tampa

    Mayor Bloomberg safely escorts Elmo from the angry mob of PETA anti-fur protesters.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:08 pm |
  29. Anne, Effingham, Illinois

    Elmo and Mayor Bloomberg are friends who stick together in tough times. Wouldn't you want to have a furry, red friend,too?

    May 28, 2009 at 8:06 pm |
  30. Bill in Danville, Pennsylvania

    You know Elmo....the next time someone in the White House authorizes a low fly over of this town by Air Force One without first notifying us.....I going to choke someone till their eyeballs pop out of their head, just like yours.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:06 pm |
  31. Jacqueline, NY

    Elmo, how dare you question me on my quest for totalitarianism and czarism! Shame on you, Elmo! "You're a disgrace."

    May 28, 2009 at 8:02 pm |
  32. cindy

    Count with Elmo...
    1-2-3!!
    That's 3 terms for Mayor Bloomberg!

    May 28, 2009 at 8:02 pm |
  33. Judy Zeller

    Elmo, don't cry... You're better off staying here on Sesame Street, than traveling to North Korea to solve their current "idenity crisis"!
    Judy Zeller
    Seattle, Wa.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:02 pm |
  34. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    I think red is sexy! That's why I have a red tie on.

    May 28, 2009 at 8:01 pm |
  35. Caroline in Los Angeles

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg considers the advantages of a Muppet as a New York City First Pet over the drawbacks of a Portuguese water dog in an urban area.

    May 28, 2009 at 7:58 pm |
  36. Michael Winnipeg/Manitoba/Canada

    Is this one of them Staples Easy buttons?

    May 28, 2009 at 7:57 pm |
  37. Kristine

    I "picked" a winner!

    May 28, 2009 at 7:57 pm |
  38. Justina- Albuquerque, NM

    Bloombergs attempt to bring in younger voters is a little on the nose.

    May 28, 2009 at 7:56 pm |
  39. Julia-Chicago

    Don't tickle me there!

    May 28, 2009 at 7:55 pm |
  40. Joanne Osinkowski Ontario Canada

    Elmo I am leaving all of my fortune to you..Booboo Bidoo!

    May 28, 2009 at 7:55 pm |
  41. Sabrina

    Sabrina, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

    Even in these hard economic times, Bloomberg still manages to play with the little people...er, puppets.

    May 28, 2009 at 7:53 pm |
  42. Mary Ann from NJ

    Mayor Bloomberg meets Elmo. Afterward, a friend heard him mumble..."Laugh and the world laughs with you. Sneeze and its goodbye New York City.."

    May 28, 2009 at 7:50 pm |
  43. Justina- Albuquerque, NM

    Mayor Bloomberg attempts to rid his mind of the gloom on Wall Street by turning his attention to the uplifting Sesame Street.

    May 28, 2009 at 7:50 pm |
  44. Jasmine-Spokane, WA (Spokandyland)

    The Boogie Man's Gentler Form

    May 28, 2009 at 7:50 pm |
  45. Judy Zeller

    Realizing that they are look-a-likes, Michael makes a key statement: No, Elmo....I'm the Mayor, you're the Muppet!
    Judy Zeller
    Seattle, Wa.

    May 28, 2009 at 7:49 pm |
  46. Karen from CT

    At the urging of his staff, Mayor Bloomberg tries a softer response to a reporter whose question he doesn't like.

    May 28, 2009 at 7:49 pm |
  47. Emily from Topeka, KS

    Mayor Bloomberg quiets Elmo after the monster asks, "Hey! Can you get my contract extended, too?"

    May 28, 2009 at 7:49 pm |
  48. Mary Ann from NJ

    Mayor Bloomberg: "Excuse me. Is that your nose or did a bus park on your face."

    May 28, 2009 at 7:46 pm |
  49. Cathy Sykes

    I wonder who is worth more Elmo – you or me?

    May 28, 2009 at 7:44 pm |
  50. Linda B., Ga.

    OOOOOOOH Mr. Mayor Please don't do that, when my nose is touched it makes me giggle and when I giggle I have to go potty, uh oh, too late Mr. Mayor .....

    May 28, 2009 at 7:44 pm |
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