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Miracle M&M
image I, like everyone else, should stop posting about these miracle foods that keep appearing on eBay. It's only encouraging their proliferation. But I just can't stop myself. So here's the latest one: A Miracle M&M. The seller says:

Purchasing a handful of M&M from vending machine, I came across this very special M&M that I believe to be a likeness of Jesus with a crown on his head. This has been a life changing event for me. I am hoping that all of you see what I see.
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Posted by The Curator on Sun Jan 09, 2005


To me, it looks like a skull without a jaw wearing a wig that needs combing. Seeing it certainly has changed my life.
Posted by BugbearSloth  in  earth, 3rd planet, sol system  on  Sun Jan 09, 2005  at  02:24 PM
I don't see it at all.

I wholeheartedly agree with one of the people who wrote in a question, saying the seller should encourage the bidders to donate their money to charities rather than waste it on a freakin' M&M. All the seller really had to say was "I don't know how to respond to this".
Posted by Sarah  in  Dallas  on  Sun Jan 09, 2005  at  03:27 PM
It doesn't even look like an M&M.
Posted by Joy  on  Sun Jan 09, 2005  at  04:48 PM
I'd eat the M&M. Instead trying to sell it.
Posted by Dany  in  Texas  on  Sun Jan 09, 2005  at  05:08 PM
I got that beat by a mile! I have a potato chiip that looks like the word 'of' mentioned on page 52 of 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' !
Posted by Yaanu  on  Sun Jan 09, 2005  at  06:05 PM
The mental state of the seller can be easily deduced by two clear things:

1: S/he sees religious figures in food.
2: Uses repeat punctuation marks. There were 18 exclaimation points in the headline. This is a known sign of a sick mind.
Posted by cvirtue  in  deleted  on  Sun Jan 09, 2005  at  06:54 PM
3000 dollars for an M&M?!?!?!?! (How's that for repeat punctuation?)

I need to start eating M&Ms;.
Posted by James D  on  Sun Jan 09, 2005  at  07:55 PM
Yeah, I see what you see-- a misshapen piece of candy that somebody has done a bad job of faking a face on.
Maybe it's life-changing for you, but don't quit your day job.
Posted by Big Gary  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Sun Jan 09, 2005  at  09:07 PM
Once again, I'm wondering if these sellers ever manage to collect on these silly bids.

I also wonder, if you can really sell a piece of food with a blurry face on it for $3,000, or even for $3, why there aren't a lot of factories out there mass-producing Jesus & Mary Snack Foods. Hmm, do you suppose I could copyright that idea?
Posted by Big Gary  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Sun Jan 09, 2005  at  09:10 PM
I can't believe it, 3500$ for an M&M, amazing.
I do however understand the seller, an exelent way of making money of idiots. (Am I allowed to say idiots here, maybe "otherwice intelectually abled" is more correct)
Well, I'm going to do my best to find some jesus in my soup now.
Anyway, the seller did agree with the person Q`ing about not seeing this, so he's all clear, he's even admitted to not seeing jesus.

Q: Hi there. I'm not a religious person and I don't really see Jesus in your m&m.
A: Thank You Jennifer and I agree with you.

But then again it might be me missing some vital parts of the question, looks fun tho...
Posted by Adjin  in  Norway  on  Sun Jan 09, 2005  at  11:59 PM
Looks more like the Elephant Man to me.
Posted by Tornado  on  Mon Jan 10, 2005  at  02:26 AM
I happened to see the seller of the alleged "miracle" M&M on the news the other night. If I remember correctly, she said that someone else said to her that the "picture" looked like Jesus and suggested that maybe she should sell it on eBay. She seemed to be amused by the whole thing so I wouldn't say, based on what I saw, that she was a religious nut. She seemed to be just kind of enjoying her 15 minutes of dubious fame.
Posted by crankymediaguy  on  Mon Jan 10, 2005  at  05:24 AM
It's been pulled now.

Hmm....I wonder how difficult it is to tip-ex a face on a sweetie, anyways....
Posted by aw  on  Mon Jan 10, 2005  at  08:01 AM
These are the kinds of things that make me lose hope in mankind.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Mon Jan 10, 2005  at  12:26 PM
Randy Moss M&M
Posted by sbnature  in  sb ca  on  Mon Jan 10, 2005  at  03:38 PM
I t looks like jesus!!! rolleyes
Posted by zach  in  williamsburg  on  Fri Apr 08, 2005  at  01:24 PM
I could just picture Homer eating this and then going "Mmmm, sacrelicious!"

Waffles, anyone?

smile
Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Fri Apr 08, 2005  at  02:10 PM
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