The £100,000 cornflake

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Bidding for a cornflake resembling the US state of Illinois has reached more than £100,000 on eBay.[continued]
http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_2774081.html [Broken]

The topography doesn't look right to me.
 
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russ_watters
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That's nothing - I sold my "Battles of the Civil War" collection for half a mil.
 
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And not a lot of people know this but the word gullible is not in the dictionary.
 
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And not a lot of people know this but the word gullible is not in the dictionary.
It's not?

The Illinois corn flake sort of looks correct. I'm way more impressed by the one next to it. Is it just me or does it look just like a dime?
 
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I'm way more impressed by the one next to it. Is it just me or does it look just like a dime?
Of course not, that right hand cornflake is a most accurate representation of Gran Canaria

gran-canaria.jpg


Experts have estimated it to be worth at a minimum, $ 0,10. But E-bay auctions are unpredictable and it may be worth a lot more to specific Gran Canaria maps collectors.
 
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Is the US worth more now that we have found a State that looks like a cornflake?
 
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I wonder what a collection of all fifty states would fetch? :biggrin:
 
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Is the US worth more now that we have found a State that looks like a cornflake?
Well, your overall value has shot up by £100,000. Which at the exchange rate in 2 weeks time should be about 3.4 trillion USD.
 
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Just barely enough to pay for the war in Iraq!
 
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I'll take a box of them.
 
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You know, my first thought was that this would be a Virgin Mary or Jesus flake. Anybody else think that?
 
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I think I'm going to have to start eating more cornflakes and hunting for states! Do you think cornflakes shaped like Illinois are the only collectible ones, or can I get that much for other states? I think I'll start looking for OH...that seems like a good cornflake shaped state.
 
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Well if you have never seen what the corn flak resembles, your brain wouldnt create the perception that it looks like Illinois, and probly would have been eaten by the person that found it, I'm sure he/she glad that he didnt...

Just another way how the brain's perception of object's in the means of relation's to another object could make you rich.

reminds me of the thread about rolex wacthes. It's just a clock, and its just a corn flak. well in my perception of it's worth it is... and it's clear that they think its worth that much, just for a rich guy to show off to his friends, and say (hey look i got somthing you dont got)... makes me wonder what the resale value of that corn flak is :D!!!
 
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good luck try'n' to keep it from decompossing
 

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