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Old 01 May 2009, 07:26 AM
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The hottest thing on the griddle at the Las Palmas restaurant these days isn't the food. It's the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe that a cook says she saw in the griddle.

In a restaurant, Our Lady of Cantaloupe would be much better.

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Old 05 May 2009, 05:57 AM
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Icon215 Calexico restaurant says griddle has likeness of the Virgin Mary

The griddle at Las Palmas Mexican restaurant has been taken off the stove and is now displayed in a room that is quickly filling up with rosaries, flowers, votive candles and other offerings.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la...,6623680.story
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Old 05 May 2009, 11:58 AM
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Ever notice that all these 'Virgin Mary' sightings stem from the natural pattern that liquid makes when it flows down hill? Go take some hot oil and run it down a greased baking sheet and see if you don't come out with a strained simulance of Our Lady.
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Old 05 May 2009, 12:51 PM
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That last one's even more absurd than most.

If that's the general standard then we may as well have a "Jesus and Mary"-spotting contest where we just look around the room we're currently in, and find as many items that look like that smudge as we can. One of the knots on the wooden table I'm sitting at looks about as much like an effigy of Mary as that does. (i.e. not very much at all, but it's sort of got the same curve to it...) And as Dondi says, I don't even get to change the knot pattern on the table, unlike oil on a baking sheet.

(eta) On second thoughts the knot on my table is more of a Jesus than a Mary. It's got a sort of long beardy bit, and part of a robe, and a halo. It's one of those medieval Jesuses that have a sort of stretched ovoid face. While I was looking for an example, I mistyped a search term and found this cartoon of Jesus riding a tyrannosaurus, which is far more interesting. Oddly nobody in that thread seems to have noticed that it's a joke at the expense of Biblical literalists.

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Old 09 May 2009, 10:31 AM
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Default Lunch Meat On A Pan Spells Out "GOD"

South Florida woman is re-examining her faith. She was in the kitchen cooking a family favorite when letters appeared on the salami in her frying pan. The letters spelled out the word GOD.

http://cbs4.com/watercooler/Salami.G...2.1002364.html
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Old 09 May 2009, 10:32 AM
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Default Madonna image draws visitors, inspires faith

Connie Lopez thought she might have been going crazy.

It was the night of Easter Sunday, and as the Refugio woman cried and prayed in the large dining room of her home, she looked up and thought she saw an image of the Virgin Mary in a stone above her fireplace.

http://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news...9470/?features
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Old 09 May 2009, 10:39 AM
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Default Jesus is under my patio slab

A woman has uncovered what she believes is a picture of Jesus on a paving slab under her patio.

http://www.northantset.co.uk/news/Je...tio.5243388.jp
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Old 09 May 2009, 10:40 AM
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Default Man spots image of Jesus in his swimming pool

A San Antonio area man got a revelation after he cleaned his swimming pool.

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South Florida woman is re-examining her faith. She was in the kitchen cooking a family favorite when letters appeared on the salami in her frying pan. The letters spelled out the word GOD.
"Well, I believed in God before, obviously - but if he's going to do something as silly as that to get my attention then I might have to think again. Hasn't he read the bit about the babel fish in The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy? This proves he exists, and therefore he doesn't. Thanks God - your guidance has led me to become an atheist and avoid association with this nonsense!"

(eta) Cooking "a family favourite", eh? She has children, then... Hmm. A dilemma. God, or one my children? God, or one of my children? My children are far to dull to think of something like that. It must have been God.
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Connie Lopez thought she might have been going crazy.
No, she's just doing what virtually everybody else does. It's called pareidolia and It's Nothing to Be Ashamed Of.

I don't know what it's called when somebody believes they're devout enough for god and all his posse to visit them personally. Possibly it's Special Snowflake Syndrome.
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Icon215 Hospital deciding fate of Virgin Mary window

A Massachusetts hospital is trying to figure out what to do with a window in which some Catholics claim to see an image of the Virgin Mary.

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20090516/D987JD9O5.html
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Engineers say the image appeared when a failed rubber seal allowed mineral deposits between panes of glass.
What a ridiculous explanation. I hope those engineers burn in hell for their heretical ways.
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Old 17 May 2009, 08:48 PM
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What a ridiculous explanation. I hope those engineers burn in hell for their heretical ways.
No, you deliberately ignored the important part, Eddy:

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But hospital officials say that doesn't explain why the deposits resemble the Virgin Mary.
The engineers are ignoring The Bigger Picture! They can say "how" but they can't say "why"!
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Icon215 What Would Jesus Do with Cheeto?

Sara Bell recently stopped by this newspaper’s office with a unique discovery: a Cheeto that she thinks looks like Jesus.

http://www.peoplenewspapers.com/ME2/...20886953F77B32

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I'm not one to judge, but I didn't think Jesus was quite so orange and wobbly.
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Old 28 May 2009, 03:11 PM
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Default Family see Jesus image in Marmite

It may not be immediately obvious to everyone, but one family are convinced they can see the face of Jesus on the lid of a jar of Marmite.

Oh, please!
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Old 29 May 2009, 08:12 AM
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It may not be immediately obvious to everyone, but one family are convinced they can see the face of Jesus on the lid of a jar of Marmite.

Oh, please!
It could just as well be Osama bin Laden.
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Old 09 June 2009, 05:49 PM
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What do you think? Some see Mary in chipped paint at Burlington Catholic school

http://www.thetimesnews.com/news/sch...ngton-see.html
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Old 09 June 2009, 05:50 PM
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Default Virgin Mary appears on a mango

After having appeared on burnt arepas, in coffee cups and on buckets, the Virgin Mary Monday allegedly appeared on the peel of a mango in a suburb of Santa Marta, north Colombia.

http://colombiareports.com/colombia-...n-a-mango.html
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Old 09 June 2009, 05:51 PM
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Default Virgin Mary Appears on Press Pad

HARLINGEN, Texas Over the last several years, likenesses of the Virgin Mary have been sighted in a highway underpass, on a tortilla and even on a grilled-cheese sandwich. But two weeks ago, the Blessed Virgin made her first appearance at a drycleaning plant.

http://www.americandrycleaner.com/ar...rticleID=17916
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