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February 2nd, 2011
07:12 PM ET

Beat 360° 2/2/11

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture 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:


Groundhog handler Ben Hughes watches Punxsutawney Phil after he did not see his shadow predicting an early spring during the 125th annual Groundhog Day festivities on February 2, 2011 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Jeff Swensen/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: Beat 360° Winners:

Staff
Sean Yates
"Can I get a ruling here? What does it mean if Phil craps on my shoulder?"

Viewer
Karina Chavez
North Hollywood, CA
"Egyptians, please control your rage while we consult our groundhog for advice."

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Beat 360° Challenge


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soundoff (75 Responses)
  1. Nancy S. - NJ

    Hey guys, feel free to wake up Punxsutawney Phyllis next year. What's a groundhog got to do to get some sleep around here?

    February 2, 2011 at 8:15 pm |
  2. Patty, Ca

    Geez....when I answered that Craigslist ad for a day job, I had no idea it was just for one day!

    February 2, 2011 at 8:14 pm |
  3. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    The groundhog salutes Al Gore.

    February 2, 2011 at 8:14 pm |
  4. Phyl from Motown

    Whew, Phil...this winter really sucks. I know you promised Charlie Sheen you would try to take the heat off of him, but honestly, couldn't you at least try to find your shadow.

    February 2, 2011 at 8:13 pm |
  5. Roque Ortega Athens, Georgia

    "I'll kiss your butt if you get me a real job and fix the economy, Mr. groundhog!"

    February 2, 2011 at 8:11 pm |
  6. Pradeep

    You were expecting a rabbit from the hat? That's tomorrow for – "Year of the Rabbit"!!

    Pradeep
    Redmond, WA

    February 2, 2011 at 8:06 pm |
  7. Lori - PA

    Forget Spring. Who's that Ground Hog over there?

    February 2, 2011 at 8:03 pm |
  8. Lori - PA

    So where's Bill Murray?

    February 2, 2011 at 8:02 pm |
  9. Kevin

    Ohhhhh...look who decided to finally come out.
    If you think this is bad, pop back out in November and see how the turkeys are treated on Thanksgiving Day.

    February 2, 2011 at 7:59 pm |
  10. Ken A, Culver City, CA

    Is Bill Murray around? I only want to do this once this time.

    February 2, 2011 at 7:59 pm |
  11. Patty, Ca

    Today a Star....tomorrow EBay....wonder what he'll get for a slightly used Groundhog?

    February 2, 2011 at 7:56 pm |
  12. Roger Seaholm, Las Vegas

    And where's my shadow?

    February 2, 2011 at 7:54 pm |
  13. Robert - Palm Desert

    Groundhog (bemused): Ha, ha, look at all these people. P. T. Barnum had them pegged right.

    February 2, 2011 at 7:54 pm |
  14. Rose Troglin

    Hey Phil, do you have the feeling we have done this before?

    February 2, 2011 at 7:53 pm |
  15. Janine

    well, Kiss my Grits, no more winter!!!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:49 pm |
  16. Janice Ocala Florida

    Punxsutawney Phil to reporter: You want me to tell you if I see my shadow,Well,were are you when I need a hug.

    February 2, 2011 at 7:49 pm |
  17. Robert - Palm Desert

    Groundhog: Soooo...Anderson Cooper chose to go to Egypt rather than come here and cover me?

    February 2, 2011 at 7:47 pm |
  18. Jennifer, AR

    Whoa. You saw Bill Murray too, didn't you?

    February 2, 2011 at 7:47 pm |
  19. cece welch

    STEELERS!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:45 pm |
  20. Kathy - Akron, OH

    "Hey...what do you think you'd smell like after a year in a hole?"

    February 2, 2011 at 7:45 pm |
  21. Robert - Palm Desert

    Hmm...looks like he has something to say about Mubarak's departure, too.

    February 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm |
  22. Cherie Muerth,Tennessee

    Featuring "two beards of a kind."

    February 2, 2011 at 7:43 pm |
  23. seawhimsy

    You know you love it. I said you'd hear from Ted Williams again!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:42 pm |
  24. Cathy ifferte

    So, an early Spring you say........ LIAR!!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:41 pm |
  25. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    The National Weather Service's steadfast tool for weather prediction!!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:40 pm |
  26. randall williams

    Punxsutawney Phil didnt see his shadow,but Ben did find a "surprise"in his hat.

    February 2, 2011 at 7:40 pm |
  27. john stevens TORONTO

    I am the stupidest creature on the face of the earth. And yet I have a following of millions! Only in America.

    February 2, 2011 at 7:39 pm |
  28. john stevens TORONTO

    I want to go back to bed. Really. Why don't you go home and take your weirdo friends with you.

    February 2, 2011 at 7:34 pm |
  29. Greg Myers,Houston TX

    I've been PUNX'D!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:32 pm |
  30. Jennifer Carr

    Ben Hughes preparing for lead role in Dinner with Schmucks 2

    February 2, 2011 at 7:31 pm |
  31. Ron G., Dallas, TX

    "Ok pal. I'm not a parrot and your not a pirate!"

    February 2, 2011 at 7:30 pm |
  32. john stevens TORONTO

    Oh Ya, I remember now, this idiot shows up at my doorstep every freakin year.

    February 2, 2011 at 7:30 pm |
  33. Aleta Ivey

    Sorry man, in all this excitement, I just couldn't hold it!...

    February 2, 2011 at 7:30 pm |
  34. Karina Chavez

    Egyptians, please control your rage while we consult our groundhog for advice.

    North Hollywood, CA

    February 2, 2011 at 7:29 pm |
  35. Jean Hermitage, PA

    Phewwwwwwwwy Phil! What did you have for breakfast?

    February 2, 2011 at 7:29 pm |
  36. john stevens TORONTO

    Ooooow, someone needs a bath.

    February 2, 2011 at 7:29 pm |
  37. sally gonzalez

    don't get too feisty on me little guy!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:28 pm |
  38. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    Proof that pets really DO look like their owners!!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:28 pm |
  39. Donna K, Barnegat,NJ

    Oh, I didnt know You smelled that bad!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:28 pm |
  40. john stevens TORONTO

    With the proper seasonings I'm sure you'd be quite tasty

    February 2, 2011 at 7:28 pm |
  41. Vanessa

    Ben Hughes "Ohhh, so it's like that?"
    Punxsutawney Phil, "Yeah it is, so dude, get out of the picture! It's all about me!"

    February 2, 2011 at 7:28 pm |
  42. Santiago, New Brunswick, NJ

    I said, "I wish I had a RABBIT in a hat with a bat and a '64 Impala."

    February 2, 2011 at 7:27 pm |
  43. Tiffany Farrell Brooklyn New york

    I hope your not lying to us! We're tired of this snow!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:26 pm |
  44. Eric V

    Oh don't look so surprised. Who could see anything with all these cameras flashing in their face?

    Spring comes same day every year – snow or no snow. Now can I get some more sleep?

    February 2, 2011 at 7:26 pm |
  45. Jeff Titcomb

    Watch me pull a rabbit out of this hat!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:24 pm |
  46. Terry Marr Evandale, New Brunswick, Canada

    Pucker up, buttercup!!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:23 pm |
  47. dean in la

    That's right – you come out of the hole in the ground and I cash the checks!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:23 pm |
  48. Heidi Imes

    Early Spring! I could kiss you!

    February 2, 2011 at 7:22 pm |
  49. sherry tezino

    Every year the same place, same people same time. Let's do Jamaica next year mon???

    February 2, 2011 at 7:21 pm |
  50. Bri Gibbons

    You know what they say: owners tend to look like their pets!

    Bri
    Severna Park, Maryland

    February 2, 2011 at 7:16 pm |
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