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Old 24 December 2006, 02:42 AM
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Mark Resembling Virgin Mary Draws Faithful

To the faithful, the Virgin Mary appears as an apparition on a retaining wall attached to Freddy Montero's garage.

http://www.azcentral.com/offbeat/art...sion22-ON.html
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Old 24 December 2006, 02:52 AM
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Nah, it's obviously a penis. Where are those folks who examine the Disney films when this is going on?

In a related vein, I had a call yesterday, it turned out to be a wrong number, but caller ID showed it to be "Pedro Sanchez". I had a compulsion to answer it, what was it? Seeking to know if he had seen a vision of the Blessed Virgin? Wondering if I was being punked?

Gah, the mind boggles at the possibilities.
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Old 24 December 2006, 02:56 AM
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I thought it looked a bit like Mr. Peanut myself.
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Old 24 December 2006, 03:07 AM
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Ooh ... this gives me a chance to test out HTML tags:

THAT IS NOT JESUS! STOP SEEING HIM EVERYWHERE!

(Sorry, but people should know by now how much these appearances annoy me.)
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Old 26 December 2006, 01:07 AM
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(Sorry, but people should know by now how much these appearances annoy me.)
Why do you hate Mr. Peanut so?
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Old 26 December 2006, 05:09 AM
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Mr. Peanut promised to call. He said I'd be different.

I wasn't.

Mr. Peanut broke my heart!
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Old 26 December 2006, 05:10 PM
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I hope my Holy Toast arrives soon, I'm going to make a killing! http://www.stupid.com/stat/HLTS.html

They can perform miracles, but delivery before Christmas wasn't one of them.

(Is there a trick to changing the url to a phrase? I can't figure it out)
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Old 26 December 2006, 05:17 PM
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Is there a trick to changing the url to a phrase? I can't figure it out
Yup. For www.yourwebpage.com, add [url=yourwebpage.com] to the beginning, and [ /url] at the end (without the space, of course).

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Old 26 December 2006, 05:37 PM
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I get it now

When I use the board's "insert link," instead of the prompt to add a phrase, it automatically repeats the url. So I just need to change url after the one in quotes and I get my phrase.

That may have just made sense to only me.
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Ooh ... this gives me a chance to test out HTML tags:

THAT IS NOT JESUS! STOP SEEING HIM EVERYWHERE!

(Sorry, but people should know by now how much these appearances annoy me.)


Then don't look at this story: http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/sto...4-2862,00.html
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Icon215 Florida Residents See Jesus Image in Tree

Man-made religious decorations are a common sight at this time of year, but the image on a tree in an Arlington man's front yard is natural and some neighbors have begun calling it a holy tree.

http://www.local6.com/news/10660055/detail.html
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You're trying to kill me, aren't ya, snopes?
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Old 07 January 2007, 03:49 PM
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Mark Resembling Virgin Mary Draws Faithful
If they are so full of faith why do they feel the desperate need to flock to these ridiculous simulacra
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Old 24 January 2007, 10:51 AM
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If they are so full of faith why do they feel the desperate need to flock to these ridiculous simulacra
It seems quite silly to me.

On the other hand, I have a newfound reverence for a certain purple dinosaur.

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Ooh ... this gives me a chance to test out HTML tags:

THAT IS NOT JESUS! STOP SEEING HIM EVERYWHERE!

(Sorry, but people should know by now how much these appearances annoy me.)
Well, no, because the article clearly says it is the Virgin Mary.

That being said, though, I see Jesus. He looks a lot like his mom.
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I think if you look hard enough, you can find the images anywhere. At my parent's home in Alabama, in the paneling in the bathroom, you can see Jesus.
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Old 24 January 2007, 04:52 PM
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Well, no, because the article clearly says it is the Virgin Mary.
I thought about that afterward. That's just my stock phrase that I stick in. Who knew other religious icons would taunt the faithful with appearances in foodstuffs and synthetic materials!
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Old 24 January 2007, 09:32 PM
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Man-made religious decorations are a common sight at this time of year, but the image on a tree in an Arlington man's front yard is natural and some neighbors have begun calling it a holy tree.

http://www.local6.com/news/10660055/detail.html
Tsk. typical. Tryin' to muscle in on our Jesus Tree!
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Old 25 January 2007, 11:47 AM
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I think if you look hard enough, you can find the images anywhere. At my parent's home in Alabama, in the paneling in the bathroom, you can see Jesus.
You should advertise. Maybe you could make some money out of the gullib...I mean faithful.
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Old 27 January 2007, 03:39 AM
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I think if you look hard enough, you can find the images anywhere. At my parent's home in Alabama, in the paneling in the bathroom, you can see Jesus.
I see faces in most wood paneling.
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