Skip to comments.Seahorse-shaped Cheeto for sale on eBay
Posted on 03/15/2012 6:53:12 AM PDT by JoeProBono
PAINTER, Va., -- A Virginia couple who found a Cheeto snack shaped like a seahorse while vacationing in Florida said they are selling the item to benefit an environmental group.
Richard Schmidt of Painter said his wife pulled the unusually-shaped Cheeto from a bag of the snacks while they were vacationing in the Florida Keys, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Wednesday.
Schmidt said they saved the Cheeto and later decided to sell the item on eBay to benefit Reef Relief, a group dedicated to preserving Florida's coral reefs,
"When I told her a few weeks ago that a chicken nugget that looked like George Washington sold on eBay for $8,100 in support of a charity I told her to get that Cheeto out let's take some pictures and see if it can do some good too," Schmidt said of his conversation with his wife.
The couple, who listed the item with an $8,000 "buy it now" price, said they are hoping Cheetos manufacturer Frito Lay will purchase the seahorse-shaped snack to help the charity.
“”When I told her a few weeks ago that a chicken nugget that looked like George Washington sold on eBay for $8,100 in support of a charity I told her to get that Cheeto out let’s take some pictures and see if it can do some good too,” Schmidt said of his conversation with his wife. “
A fool and his money are soon parted.
Some people need to get their minds out of the gutter.
Sorry, couldn’t resist. Came across it while checking e-Bay for other ‘oddly’ shaped Cheetos to post. Did you like the $500 “Baby Seahorse” one?
I’ve got one shaped like a pecker, wonder what it’s worth? I’m gonna start the auction at $2,000.
Yes and no. Yes because it further illustrates the absurdity and no because of the intial absurdity it illustrates.
WILL YOU **PLEASE** STOP POSTING THESE ABSURDITIES! THEY DEEPLY OFFEND ME!!
What do you bet the Schmidts are Democrats....easy money - something for nothing - no harm done. Hell, they can even sue Frito Lay when they don’t get the price they wanted.
Forget the lousy Cheeto -- for just $100 we can Name-a-Nebula after you....
As for the charity angle, I have my doubts.
“Some people need to get their minds out of the gutter.”
AH, hahah. That’s all you can say ‘cause that’s all you got and that ain’t nothin’, cheeze-wang. Kinda funny though...
That’s all you can say ‘cause that’s all you got and that ain’t nothin’, cheeze-wang. Kinda funny though...
That wasn’t directed at you personally, but rather that gay-looking thing you posted a picture of.
I figured that, my furry, whiskered friend!
That’s “Calculon” and I thought he looked like a Cheeto, which seemed to fit the thread.
He’s a robot character on the show called “Futurama” and in the show, he’s a soap opera star so full of himself...it’s hilarious.
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