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Was Nicolas Cage a vampire during the Civil War? This $1,000,000 photograph holds the answers
io9.com ^ | September 17, 2011 | io9.com

Posted on 09/18/2011 5:35:23 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner

Are you an unhinged billionaire? Are you a sucker for impulse buys? Do you sit around wondering if the fellow née Nicolas Kim Coppola is an immortal Confederate soldier who feasts on human blood? Then have I got an eBay purchase for you, pilgrim!

Behold this recent auction titled "Nicolas Cage is a Vampire / Photo from 1870 / Tennessee":


(Excerpt) Read more at io9.com ...


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; History; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: cage; ebay; nicholascage; nicolascage; photograph; v2tsro2nl3iedc3a
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I think he must be...


1 posted on 09/18/2011 5:35:32 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner
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To: Perdogg

Check this out...


2 posted on 09/18/2011 5:36:26 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Sheesh, and gay to boot ......


3 posted on 09/18/2011 5:42:18 AM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger......)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Obviously


4 posted on 09/18/2011 5:42:48 AM PDT by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different.")
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

ah yes, there are is a whole race of immortals. Most are hiding out as movie stars.....

very sneeky of them.


5 posted on 09/18/2011 5:45:16 AM PDT by mike_9958
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To: tgusa
So... superman's gay? That's weird.

6 posted on 09/18/2011 5:46:40 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

$1,000,000 to buy the photo

and you STILL HAVE TO PAY THE $2.75 in shipping

???


7 posted on 09/18/2011 5:47:17 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
Was he a vampire during the Civil war?!? If he was a vampire during the Civil War, he's still a vampire.
8 posted on 09/18/2011 5:47:17 AM PDT by Cheburashka (If life hands you lemons, government regulations will prevent you from making lemonade.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

The Q&A on this auction make it worth a read, the seller is quite humorous IMO.


9 posted on 09/18/2011 5:48:27 AM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: tgusa
Sheesh, and gay to boot ......

I don't think the neck is a perquisite for being a vampire.

10 posted on 09/18/2011 5:54:06 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: Cheburashka
Ya know, now that I think of it, I've never seen him out and about during sunny days. Hmmmm

And when was the last time anyone seen him look into a mirror? Hmmm, hmmmmm.

11 posted on 09/18/2011 5:54:55 AM PDT by woofer
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To: Vinnie

prerequisite.


12 posted on 09/18/2011 5:57:37 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

The seller has had 393 offers !


13 posted on 09/18/2011 6:00:41 AM PDT by sushiman
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

remarkable.


14 posted on 09/18/2011 6:02:13 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
Then have I got an eBay purchase for you, pilgrim!/i>

But . . . but . . . but . . . I don't have a million. I think I might could scrape up 50 cents for an old, mildewy photo.

15 posted on 09/18/2011 6:03:20 AM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
Nick Cage wasn't the only blood lusting ghoul around during that time.


16 posted on 09/18/2011 6:08:03 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

17 posted on 09/18/2011 6:18:39 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

Excellent!


18 posted on 09/18/2011 6:20:03 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: tgusa

Funny. (:


19 posted on 09/18/2011 6:21:42 AM PDT by riri
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To: woofer

The whole mirror and daylight thing is a cover myth. Don’t ask me how I know...


20 posted on 09/18/2011 6:23:21 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: woofer

The whole mirror and daylight thing is a cover myth. Don’t ask me how I know...


21 posted on 09/18/2011 6:26:33 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: JoeProBono
I'm glad Cage had an ear-job, though, before re-emerging from the coffin in today's modern America.

Leni

22 posted on 09/18/2011 6:27:10 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Too Bad Those of Us who Work for a Living Have to Support Those who Vote for a Living)
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To: BigCinBigD

Oops...


23 posted on 09/18/2011 6:27:21 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

The likeness is uncanny.


24 posted on 09/18/2011 6:35:54 AM PDT by 3Fingas ( Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

I wonder if that was Cage’s great great grandfather? Sometimes a person can bear an uncanny resemblance to their ancestors.


25 posted on 09/18/2011 6:41:17 AM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: Brett66
You know, genetics are a weird thing. I do a lot of traveling on business, and I have seen people in different cites and communities who are almost carbon copies of certain friends, family members, and colleagues.

Once while at Penn Station in NYC, I saw a girl who looked EXACTLY like one my my co-workers at our office. I actually walked up to her and was going to ask her what she was doing in NYC before I suddenly realized that it was a different gal.

Eerie...

26 posted on 09/18/2011 6:46:05 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Okay, Nic, it’s time for past life regression under hypnosis. A few sessions ought to do it.


27 posted on 09/18/2011 6:51:23 AM PDT by Savage Beast ("That is the great eternal question: Are 'Liberals' evil or stupid?" ~Ann Coulter)
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To: Eaker

You have our picture brother ?


28 posted on 09/18/2011 6:55:46 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

So he wants a million dollars but also $2.75 for shipping?


29 posted on 09/18/2011 7:00:35 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: Brett66; mickie; flaglady47
I doubt that the old Civil War-era photograph depicted represents his great, great grandfather.

Cage's real name is Nicolas Kim Coppola. He's of Italian and German immigrant forbearers in the great, great category.

His uncle is director Frances Ford Coppola and he is nephew to actress Talia Shire of "Rocky" fame.

Now if one of his ancestors were from Transylvania, one might reconsider his lineage......

Leni

30 posted on 09/18/2011 7:03:06 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Too Bad Those of Us who Work for a Living Have to Support Those who Vote for a Living)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

This is the stupidest thing I’ve ever seen. First, he doesn’t look that much like Nicholas Cage. Similar, yes. But not exactly. Secondly, I like to dig around old photos when I go to antique stores and I have found several pictures of women who looked like me. I bought them because I think it’s cool and creepy at the same time. Finally, everyone knows we all have a doppelganger or two in the present—why wouldn’t we have several from the past?


31 posted on 09/18/2011 7:08:09 AM PDT by erkyl (We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office --Aesop (~550 BC))
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To: JoeProBono

The ears give it away.


32 posted on 09/18/2011 7:09:46 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter Hobbit)
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To: Brett66

My brother looked exactly like our great grandfather at the same age. We pointed to the picture and asked his daughter, “Who’s that?” and she said, “That’s Daddy.”


33 posted on 09/18/2011 7:10:52 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

It would certainly explain a lot.


34 posted on 09/18/2011 7:12:24 AM PDT by USMCWife6869
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To: MinuteGal

Well, there is a slight possibility that they could be distant relatives since there was a small Italian population in the Bristol, Tennessee area during the Civil War period who moved there to work in the nearby coal mines.


35 posted on 09/18/2011 7:13:20 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: central_va

The picture is from 1870.

Lincoln was lovingly escorted, (several years earlier), to the other world by a peace loving non-ghoul who was a little miffed that the South lost a war that the South had started. In a non ghoulish way of course.


36 posted on 09/18/2011 7:13:46 AM PDT by barstoolblues (proud member of the sunzab itches club)
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To: JoeProBono

That is amazig


37 posted on 09/18/2011 7:26:57 AM PDT by mel (There are only 2 races decent and undecent people)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

A million $ ?
I just downloaded for free. . .


38 posted on 09/18/2011 7:30:03 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways a Guero y Guay Lao << >> with a floating, shifting, ever changing)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

That picture is photoshopped. The face is looking straight on and the head to the right.


39 posted on 09/18/2011 7:33:55 AM PDT by politicalmerc (The whole earth may move, but God's throne is never shaken. I think I'll stand by Him..)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

I was in a restaurant a few years ago and saw a woman that looked exactly like my sister. I did a quadruple take and tried to stare at her without her noticing, it took me a while to figure out that wasn’t my sister.

Complete stranger though.....


40 posted on 09/18/2011 7:39:08 AM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: mel

41 posted on 09/18/2011 7:40:10 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
Hardly a possibility....but then, if we believe in the Bible we're all distantly related to each other, anyhow.

Leni

42 posted on 09/18/2011 7:49:15 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Too Bad Those of Us who Work for a Living Have to Support Those who Vote for a Living)
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To: JoeProBono
The Civil War has some strange bedfellows....


43 posted on 09/18/2011 8:02:11 AM PDT by Daffynition (“There are no compacts between lions and men, and wolves and lambs have no concord.” ~ Homer)
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To: barstoolblues

I’m a Canadian, and even I don’t buy that load of whatever you want to call it. It was a war of northern aggression and washington wanting control, slavery was what the public was told.


44 posted on 09/18/2011 8:05:28 AM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Daffynition

The bedfellow on the left looks like Conan O’Brien.


45 posted on 09/18/2011 8:08:20 AM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Perhaps Nicholas Cage’s status as a supernatural being explains how he keeps getting movie roles despite an obvious and complete lack of any discernible talent.

And yes, that “Superman” photo is the gayest thing I’ve ever seen.


46 posted on 09/18/2011 8:20:45 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
Could be??

Photobucket

47 posted on 09/18/2011 8:22:00 AM PDT by SkyDancer (A critic is like a legless man who teaches running.)
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To: Daffynition

48 posted on 09/18/2011 8:23:28 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Bulwyf

Really? Just from out of nowhere the North attacked the South?

For no reason. Slavery wasn’t an issue. Just a facade.

That makes so much more sense. Thats easy history. Thanks.


49 posted on 09/18/2011 8:23:41 AM PDT by barstoolblues (proud member of the sunzab itches club)
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To: Bulwyf

Really? Just from out of nowhere the North attacked the South?

For no reason. Slavery wasn’t an issue. Just a facade.

That makes so much more sense. Thats easy history. Thanks.


50 posted on 09/18/2011 8:23:54 AM PDT by barstoolblues (proud member of the sunzab itches club)
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