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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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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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Old 07 January 2007, 04:46 AM
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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.

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Old 24 January 2007, 12:18 PM
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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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Old 24 January 2007, 01:57 PM
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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 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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Old 24 February 2007, 12:16 PM
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No Holy Virgin Mary on a Baking Sheet!

I don't know about Mary, but it's not the first time into the oven for the baking sheet.
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Old 24 February 2007, 02:33 PM
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It's really the image of a martyred schoolgirl from Kandahar.

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Old 24 February 2007, 02:51 PM
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And here is the baking sheet enshrined.
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Even if that is the likeness of woman (which is hard to tell from the scale of the picture) how does anyone know that it is in fact the Blessed Virgin Mary? It's not like we have a photograph or contemporary portrait to compare it to.

For all we know, if indeed it is the result of paranormal intervention, it could be the likeness of Lileth, put there by Satan.
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Old 24 February 2007, 04:03 PM
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Well, I do like my pies to be baked openly on a virgin ...

I'm more intrigued as to what it could possibly symbolise. Is the person who put the food 'in' her God? When you open the oven and the food is ready, are you tucking into some hot delicious Jesus? While the lady who found it was washing it, was she scrubbing away our sins, which surprisingly turns out to be pizza?


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Even if that is the likeness of woman (which is hard to tell from the scale of the picture) how does anyone know that it is in fact the Blessed Virgin Mary? It's not like we have a photograph or contemporary portrait to compare it to.

For all we know, if indeed it is the result of paranormal intervention, it could be the likeness of Lileth, put there by Satan.
I've often wondered that, because I know full well that I'm the type of person who, if I was creating a religious symbol way back in history, I'd make it look like myself in the happy knowledge that everybody would be worshipping me. Or a innovative Satanist could have us all worshipping demons. Or else that girl he fancied down the street who agreed to pose for him and he only hoped he could persuade her to do it nude after painting her in that white and blue linen ...

I'm also impressed that all these Saints can draw well, in mimicking famous art icons of themselves on trivial items when they could just write 'I am a religious token! Well done! lots of love, Mary' and be done with it. I'd have thought you'd get more matchstick men with crossed out corrections and writing tell us 'thou shalt ignore that arm, I got the perspective all funny. But it's quite obviously me, alright?'. And they all like classical religious art. How come none of them decide to be a bit creative and draw themselves in the style of Dali?

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Old 10 May 2007, 08:40 AM
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Icon215 Jesus appears in Samsung flash memory chip.

Electron microscopy reveals 4-gig Messiah
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True believers and Golden Palace Casino take note: we have just received news that Our Lord has manifested himself in a four-gig Samsung Flash memory chip - complete with beard and ethereal "flower petal halo" effect.

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