Touchdown Jesus Hit by Lightning, Burns to Ground

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  1. Prancer

    Prancer The "specialness" that is Staff Member

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  2. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    Nooooooooo......I never got to see it. :wuzrobbed
  3. Norlite

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    My first thought as well.

    That's a shame really.
  4. Angelskates

    Angelskates Well-Known Member

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    The end is near.
  5. Prancer

    Prancer The "specialness" that is Staff Member

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    I will bet anything they rebuild it, only it will probably be bigger, as they will probably get loads of donations. Maybe they will get the whole body this time, which was their initial plan.

    TJ really blazed: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUZ3d1tTbWg

    I heard this around 7:30 this morning; two minutes later I heard the first joke. I'm up to about 15 of them already.
  6. MOIJTO

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    I had simultaneous thoughts when I read this...

    Thank God its gone!

    Dear God its gone!

    Depending on your point of view.
  7. WindSpirit

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    :rofl: That's quite ironic, isn't it?

    Btw, isn't it proof that there's no God? :p
  8. Prancer

    Prancer The "specialness" that is Staff Member

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    Now, now, no hasty assumptions.

    We have to see if it rises from the dead three days from now before we can make any conclusions.

    Bob and Tom (morning DJs) think God was aiming for Larry Flynt's Hustler Club down the road and missed.
  9. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    :lol:

    It could be proof that God exists and that He does not like tacky statues...
  10. Lizziebeth

    Lizziebeth garden freak

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    Maybe God has a sense of humor.
  11. Angelskates

    Angelskates Well-Known Member

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    True, because God doesn't miss. :p
  12. LilJen

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    Oh my gosh, I saw that thing for the first time last November. I'm a Christian, and IT SCARED ME.

    Who wants to bet it'll be rebuilt as quickly as possible?
  13. Orable

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    My Abrahamic Faith Tradition 3.0 says this is the correct answer. Also, down with the idols! :p
  14. icecat

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    My favorite "Touchdown Jesus" is on the Univ of Notre Dame campus.In the obvious field of vision of the football stadium...certainly not as....um...."rustic" as the lightning fodder, though.;)
  15. Prancer

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    Exodus 20:4: "You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth."

    That IS the Second Commandment, after all. :saint:
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  16. Nan

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    Both of these.

    I have to admit, I laughed when I saw this on the Weather Channel this morning. My husband is now positive I'm headed to hell....there were doubts before this. ;)
  17. Jot the Dot Dot

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    Does that mean that I have to get rid of my inflatable Tina Louise (Ginger, on Gilligan's Island) doll? http://ralphspubilliniclub.com/images/BIRTHDAY%2002-11-07.gif
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  19. cruisin

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    Awww! You beat me to it! :lol:
    Almost verbatim to what I was going to say, does that scare you? :lol:
  20. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    No, its obviously divine inspiration... ;)
  21. Aaron W

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    Wouldn't it be nice if they used all of those donations to help the needy?
  22. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    You're so funny. Don't you know the needy need an inspiring testament to divine benevolence and their rebuilding this will be a guiding light to all who pass by that heaven is your eternal reward.
  23. purple skates

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    Plus if they rebuild it, we will still have something to take pictures of as we drive down I-75. :p
  24. rfisher

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    And I was on I-75 just last Friday when I went to get the new pup. If I'd known the end was near I'd have driven further north for a pilgrimage. Alas.
  25. cruisin

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    :lol: Excellent!
  26. attyfan

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    I thought that the needy would be helped by getting employment in the tchotchke shops that will exploit this thing (in either religious direction)
  27. Anita18

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    AMEN!

    :drama:

    Seriously though, this gonna give me the giggles all day.
  28. BYTCH

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    Does the residue of the fire look like an image of Christ on a tortilla? :watch:
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  30. Michalle

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    I'm disappointed - I got all excited to check out the statue in the news article photographs and I thought it would be way tackier. I actually sort of like it - I hope they rebuild it.
  31. numbers123

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    baptism by fire?
  32. Beefcake

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    Keep joking, you heathens! Your lesson in resurrection will come when Touchdown Jesus is rebuilt bigger, better, and with more idolatry than ever. :HA!:

    Oh, and also "more fire resistant" :shuffle:
  33. Southpaw

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    Oooh! A wishbone!
  34. jamesy

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    Where is Living Saint when you need her?
  35. Southpaw

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    She's holding the other end of the wishbone.

    She's going down.

    :EVILLE:
  36. Beefcake

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    :sekret: Westward bound on I-70 at the wheel of her RV, which is so packed full with fiberglass, plaster, and hymnals that there's barely room for her bouffant.
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  37. rfisher

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    I can't believe I was so close last Friday and didn't make the pilgrimage. Even if LS arrives to begin the reconstruction, it won't be the same. Let this be a lesson; we know not the end of time so make full use of your days. :wuzrobbed
  38. FGRSK8

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    This is turning into a burning issue.....:p
  39. Living Saint

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    Bless you, my child, clearly you are a person of exquisite taste. I will pray for you. Since singing is praying twice, I offer up the classic hymn Drop kick me Jesus through the Goal Posts of Life. :saint:
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  40. PDilemma

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    Borrowed from a FB poster:

    "Big Butter Jesus melted, oh noes!" :lol: