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The 7 - Random - Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese Sandwich on ebay
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#1 Posted on 16.11.04 2310.15
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Check it out.

I wouldn't pay 99 million dollars for that thing that's for sure.
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#2 Posted on 16.11.04 2326.35
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If I had a sandwhich that blessed me in the amount of $70,000, I'd be hard pressed to give it up. Plus, why is the Virgin Mary blessing people with big winnings at a casino? Just seems backwards to me, but oh well.

I just wonder how many of those bids are serious.
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#3 Posted on 17.11.04 0026.51
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There was a bite taken out... a bite was taken out of the Virgin Mary! You sacriligious bastard!
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#4 Posted on 17.11.04 0305.12
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    Originally posted by Iago
    There was a bite taken out... a bite was taken out of the Virgin Mary! You sacriligious bastard!
More like sacri-LICIOUS

This is yet another one of those "I wish I'D thought of that before they had" situations...maybe I can start cranking out some "bargain" sandwiches in a week.
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#5 Posted on 17.11.04 0850.14
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Type "Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese" into the Ebay search bar, and you get a bunch of people who now have their own stuff listed as "NOT Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese". There's also a copy Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese sandwich, with just a happy face drawn on a sandwich.
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#6 Posted on 17.11.04 1112.35
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#7 Posted on 17.11.04 1337.05
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Well now its gone down to 70,000. I wonder if people retracted or what happened.
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#8 Posted on 17.11.04 1607.14
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    Originally posted by thefraserman
    Well now its gone down to 70,000. I wonder if people retracted or what happened.


EBay will retract fake bid. A few people probably pushed the bidding into the millions and the bid will revert back to the price after the first fake.

RE: the "NOT" subject line. That is keyword phishing or keyword spamming. I can't remember what eBay calls it. One can not post what something isn't unless one has good reason. An auction like that is sure to be pulled.

Example. One can not have an auction titled "Toy bike, NOT honda, NOT kawasaki, NOT suzuki, NOT fatboy"

If someone searches for any of those keywords, it will pop up in their search. It can get quite annoying to have a search result of stuff that one is NOT searching for.
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#9 Posted on 17.11.04 1611.53
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This thing seems to have taken on a life of it's own with people selling Virgin Mary grilled cheese sandwhich shirts, pictures, etc. My personal favorite item, however, is this:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=19270&item=5536375198&rd=1
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#10 Posted on 17.11.04 2055.30
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We'll open the floor to debate:

If the Virgin Mary's been eaten, is is the Sandwich still Virgin or would it now just be a Mary sandwich?
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#11 Posted on 18.11.04 0712.27
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    Originally posted by cfgb
    We'll open the floor to debate:

    If the Virgin Mary's been eaten, is is the Sandwich still Virgin or would it now just be a Mary sandwich?


Depends on what religion we're talking about. :D
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#12 Posted on 19.11.04 2143.23
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    Originally posted by cfgb
    We'll open the floor to debate:

    If the Virgin Mary's been eaten, is is the Sandwich still Virgin or would it now just be a Mary sandwich?


To paraphase Bill CLinton...

It depends on what the meaning of the words "is is" are...
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#13 Posted on 20.11.04 1552.12
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I wonder how pissed off the winner is going to be when they find out that it's not actually the Virgin Mary on the sandwich, but actually Lisa Marie Presley... It's almost uncanny.
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#14 Posted on 21.11.04 0436.22
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    Originally posted by CRZ
      Originally posted by Iago
      There was a bite taken out... a bite was taken out of the Virgin Mary! You sacriligious bastard!
    More like sacri-LICIOUS

    This is yet another one of those "I wish I'D thought of that before they had" situations...maybe I can start cranking out some "bargain" sandwiches in a week.


Hm, Sacrilicious Cafe. Jesus Hotcakes, Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese, Last Supper Lasagna... It COULD work. Though the bigger question is that would this kind of sca- I mean free enterprise, well would this put you on the top of the "To be Smoten" list?
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#15 Posted on 24.11.04 1731.47
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And we have a winner! Golden Palace paid over $28,000 for it.

    Originally posted by Article
    Until now, the GoldenPalace was best known for its tattoos on the backs of boxers. But parent company CEO Steve Baker figures the sandwich was worth the price. He said at the bare minimum "we'd all get a laugh and a hoot about it."


Interesting follow-up, just thought I'd share. My apologies for resurrecting the thread (no pun intended).
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#16 Posted on 24.11.04 2127.16
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Golden Palace also sponsored this year's Super Bowl streaker.
They like publicity don't they?
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