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Pope's Car on Ebay!!!!!!!

Posted: Mon May 02, 2005 1:18 pm
by Aquanori
The Car of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger is on Ebay. He used the car before he became Pope when he wanted to drive arround unnoticed.
Here's the link:
http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie ... 01886&rd=1


Probably the most expensive Golf in the world :D

Posted: Mon May 02, 2005 6:41 pm
by Harrie
this is a little off topic but i noticed while watching Channel One, it's like a new show for highschools, that they wrote and said every cardinals name wrong, at least i think. they were saying 'Cardinal so in so' rather than 'first name Cardinal last name'.

Posted: Tue May 03, 2005 2:21 am
by Aquanori
minor mistake... doesn't really matter, i always wondered why they put it inbetween names anyway..

Posted: Tue May 03, 2005 9:32 am
by Captain_Bruce
Channel 1 sucks, but that's crazy their sellin' the pope's car.

Posted: Wed May 04, 2005 4:37 pm
by Captain_Bruce
Have you seen the current price on the pope's car?
we should all go in together and buy it as a community.

Posted: Thu May 05, 2005 10:06 pm
by Aquanori
The Auction already ended, today... it sold for 188.938,88 Euros, which is more in dollars (i don't know the current exchange rate...)

And if you wanted to buy it, you would have to go to Germany and pick it up, the seller only does local pick-up...

Posted: Thu May 05, 2005 10:26 pm
by Zered003
This is really funny. It is pretty incredible.

Posted: Fri May 06, 2005 2:20 pm
by Aquanori
just the fact that people would pay so much for a stock Golf with nothing special....

Posted: Fri May 06, 2005 2:24 pm
by Zered003
Yeah, I know. Given the fact that noone even knows how long he will be pope.

Posted: Sat May 07, 2005 8:32 pm
by Harrie
you want to know what makes it even funnier, I found out, after a little digging and a small amount of help from my dad, that it was owned by a guy whose full name was Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger and is in no way related to the current Pope.

Who ever paid that ungodly amount was seriously ripped off.

Posted: Thu May 12, 2005 12:17 pm
by Zered003
Bet they had a interesting look on thier face after realizing that.

Posted: Thu May 12, 2005 12:32 pm
by Hellkite
$1 USD = 1.28029 EUR

The given values are gathered from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, representing the 12 noon buying rates and the International Monetary Fund, according to their availability.

Posted: Thu May 12, 2005 12:45 pm
by Zered003
So, 188,938.88 Euros = 147,575.07 dollars?

Is my math correct on that?

It maybe off since I am still tired from work.

Posted: Thu May 12, 2005 1:11 pm
by Hellkite
Hellkite wrote:$1 USD = 1.28029 EUR

The given values are gathered from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, representing the 12 noon buying rates and the International Monetary Fund, according to their availability.
:oops: sorry I misquoted it should have read :oops:

1 EUR = 1.28029 USD

The given values are gathered from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, representing the 12 noon buying rates and the International Monetary Fund, according to their availability


188,938.88 Euros =$ 241,896.5586752 USD

sorry for the mix up :oops:

Posted: Thu May 12, 2005 1:18 pm
by Zered003
Oh, it is not a problem. It is a common mistake. I am sure you are not nearly as embarrased as the person who had the winning bid. Just imagine how sick to thier stomache they are.