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Virgin Mary Pretzel

Virgin Mary Pretzel to Be Worth Thousands — Would You Bid?

In the interest of scooping CNN (sorry Wolf) I've got to tell you which hot deity-meets-food phenomenon is currently tearing up eBay. Oregon radio station 101.5 is auctioning off a Virgin Mary-shaped pretzel, and the bid is sky rocketing. Up to $1,500 already, the Donkey Show (the proud owners of the salty snack) will be on CNN tomorrow talking about how they found God (or a gob of money) in the grocery store. People are bidding like crazy. Would you?

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BRANDYNICOLE730 BRANDYNICOLE730 9 years
I said "no", however, it would be fun to win the pretzel, call all the fanatics to come view it, and then, bite the head off in front of them all. Hahahaha!
ktacce ktacce 9 years
ya'll i will make each of you a virgin mary pretzel and overnight it to you for the hot price of $6,000. who wants one? i don't even know how to make a pretzel (i'll ask yum) but for 6,000 i'll figure it out!
xrockette19x xrockette19x 9 years
I wish I had this pretzel, so I could sell it and make all kinds of money. Then I would use that money to buy normal looking pretzels and eat them!!!
bailaoragaditana bailaoragaditana 9 years
It's probably stale now. I can just get fresh pretzels lots cheaper. :-p
omilawd omilawd 9 years
I'd*
omilawd omilawd 9 years
I'm end up eating that son of a gun.
kristinhomesick kristinhomesick 9 years
pareidolia is the term for this phenomenon. basically your brain attempts to organize random images or stimuli into something that makes sense.
LibertySugar LibertySugar 9 years
Good point, Yum. Maybe it's a money laundering scheme?
Food Food 9 years
This is so crazy, there's no way it accidentally became a virgin mary, they had to have made it that way on purpose! Totally different than the toast or other random finds. I can't believe how much people are willing to spend on this.
ms_dior_cherie ms_dior_cherie 9 years
you must be kidding me?!
CitizenSugar CitizenSugar 9 years
Whoa! I just checked--the price is up to $6000. Holy pretzel, indeed!
gigill gigill 9 years
The City Girl, I was going to say the same thing! I would definitely make a whole bunch of them and put them on e-bay!
KrisSugar KrisSugar 9 years
i think it's a false idol. idolatry is more broad...like you regularly put your faith in something that isn't God. what the hell do i know? maybe it's the same. this is stupid. what are they going to do with this pretzel? frame it? I can promise you, no matter where I hid this pretzel in the house my dog would find it and eat it.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 9 years
Isn't that idolatry or a false idol? Anyway, pretzels and grilled cheese sandwiches are for eating. Rorschach images are for measuring you're creativity or how messed up you are when looking at the world.
janneth janneth 9 years
The shape of pretzels had a religious significance from its origin. But not this silliness.
lickety-split lickety-split 9 years
:ROTFL: fuzzles! :ROTFL:
emalove emalove 9 years
Um...no.
fuzzles fuzzles 9 years
For chrissakes! One of my cats made similar shaped turds in her pan when she had the runs. Maybe I should have baked them and sold them on Ebay! *shaking head*
The-City-Girl The-City-Girl 9 years
Besides, to me it just looks like a kid riding a hippity-hop. Heyyy, it's a pretzel Rorschach test!
The-City-Girl The-City-Girl 9 years
Seriously, nitrobezene! If I worked in a pretzel factory I'd make a whole line of these--all different, but somehow 'depicting' Mary--and sell them under different eBay names to make a BUNDLE! I'm Catholic too, but these bidders are so silly that I don't feel bad for hypothetically parting them with their money ;-)
nyaradzom2001 nyaradzom2001 9 years
I would much rather go to fatima or medugorje or lourdes not spend money on smoe food and I'm a Catholic
i-am-elle i-am-elle 9 years
Nah.
lcterp lcterp 9 years
Ridiculous!
JovianSkies JovianSkies 9 years
Ah, just as when there was a smudge (in Mexico, I believe?) on a window that had a likeness to the Virgin Mary, and people flocked to it like they were making a pilgrimige. I'm a Roman Catholic, and we hold Mary in high regard, but there's no chance I'd pay $1500 of my hard-earned wages for a pretzel.
Nitrobezene Nitrobezene 9 years
and then eat it
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