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Move Over Virgin Mary, Runaway Bride Now the Toast of eBay. (moved from ATSNN)

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posted on May, 7 2005 @ 05:17 AM
A New Jersey man is auctioning a piece of toasted Wonderbread with an image of Runaway Bride, Jennifer Wilbanks. Bidding closes Sunday and is currently exceeding $16,000.
NEWTON, N.J. - A man has made the case of runaway Georgia bride Jennifer Wilbanks the toast of eBay. Perry Lonzello, 48, says he carved a rudimentary drawing of Wilbanks on a piece of toasted Wonder Bread and posted it on eBay on a whim.

"I just carved it on there real quick and put it on there as a joke," Lonzello told the Daily Record of Parsippany for Friday's newspapers.

An eBay spokesman said the high bidding on the toast but another example of the auction site reflecting popular culture.

"It's just another example of eBay acting as a mirror of what's on people's minds, particularly what's on the news if it's funny or unusual," said eBay spokesman Hani Durzy.

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Well this has to be the most bizarre thing I've seen, people paying the equivalent of a new mid-sized car for one slice of bread with some scratchmarks on it... Copycats are already flooding the auction site with ?pirate? versions of the toast, but bidders aren't being fooled. Yeah right, they're not being fooled...

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posted on May, 7 2005 @ 06:02 AM
I dont think stupidity of the world.. or United States should be considered news.. sorry man..

posted on May, 7 2005 @ 06:25 AM
Not to be outdone by a piece of toast, here's a young woman who'd make a great entrepreneur... eBay

For $22,000 she'll retrace the Runaway Bride's journey on a Greyhound Bus, wearing dress and veil, and carrying your corporate logo. God bless America!!

posted on May, 7 2005 @ 09:07 AM
It looks like the toast is set to become national news, MSNBC, CNN and dozens of newspapers are carrying the story and pushing up the bidding price... If you want it, get in quick.

If you miss out, you still have a chance to grab these treasures..

Jennifer Wilbanks Running Shoes
Wear these at your wedding rehearsal! Rare one of a kind running shoe sold to high bidder. Shipping $5.00

posted on May, 7 2005 @ 09:13 AM
lol another fool spends is money on what ?? & what for.

posted on May, 7 2005 @ 09:14 AM
LMFAO. This gives me an idea for something to sell on ebay. BRB... I need to get my toaster out of storage.

posted on May, 7 2005 @ 06:30 PM
This kind of thing changes my beliefs in regard to mandatory sterilization programs.

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