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Posted by Luke Skywalker (Member # 3096) on February 24, 2005, 13:45:

A cartoon shaped piece of shrimp
Posted by Cap'n Vic (Member # 1477) on February 24, 2005, 14:04:
Posted by Serenak (Member # 2950) on February 24, 2005, 14:24:
Ha ha ha....

Nearly as weird as those "I saw Jesus/Mary/Mother Theresa's face in a bun/bagel/potato/tree stump stories - only funnier as it is so rubbish - and the seller actually thinks they can sell it for real $ (well maybe they can, there are plenty of weirdos out there I guess...)

Dial for the Vatican miracle police... NOW! Yes they *are* real, it's their job to check out stories of the miraculous and decide if they are *real* miracles or just "amazing phenomena"


EDIT: For a (weak) example.... If TFD and Mrs were of the Roman Catholic persuasion and felt the Big Guy had sent them a special sign or miracle regards their pearl (and their priest supported them in that claim and his Cardinal, etc.) then the Miracle Police would be called into play...
Posted by littlefish (Member # 966) on February 24, 2005, 15:39:
Be careful not to burninate it on cooking.
Posted by drunkennewfiemidget (Member # 2814) on February 24, 2005, 16:58:
Someone's actually bidding $36USD thus far on it. [Eek!]
Posted by garlicguy (Member # 3166) on February 24, 2005, 17:18:
Yeah. Money's no object when you're nuts.
Posted by Paranoid Android (Member # 3520) on February 24, 2005, 17:26:
Craziest thing I've ever seen on eBay. 40 bucks for a flipping shrimp in an s shape.
Posted by ewomack (Member # 3225) on February 24, 2005, 20:07:
How could anyone parody this? This is a walking, breathing, shouting self-parody.

Is Homestar runner really that popular?
Posted by Xanthine (Member # 736) on February 24, 2005, 21:43:
There's a couple dudes who are friends with one of my coworkers. Everyday they come back to our end of the lab to eat their lunch and read StrongBad e-mails. Even when my co-worker is not around. So yeah, it's popular...among geeky grad students that is.
Posted by fanboy_uk (Member # 2132) on February 25, 2005, 06:10:
and it's had 28 bids.

Hmmm one thinks that one will pop down to the store, buy some shrimp, and fry up one in the shape of Bush.

I rekkin I can git hunnerds o' dollars fer that.
Posted by MTB Babe (Member # 2297) on February 25, 2005, 10:22:
Wow the bid is up to 38$!!! I'm sure I could somehow figure out how to fry shrimp into crazy shapes...why am I working in an office??
Posted by drunkennewfiemidget (Member # 2814) on February 25, 2005, 12:14:
Originally posted by MTB Babe:
Wow the bid is up to 38$!!! I'm sure I could somehow figure out how to fry shrimp into crazy shapes...why am I working in an office??

That's what I was thinking.

*ponders a trip to M&M Meats*

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