Examine that frosted flake - it could be worth some money!

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Next time you eat your frosted flakes, be sure to examine them - two sisters from Chesapeake, Virginia did and found a flake that resembled the State of Illinois, USA. They put if up for sale on Internet auction site Ebay - and you will not believe how much they sold it for!

It all began about two weeks ago, when 15-year old Emily McIntire (pictured here), was rushing to school with a handful of frosted flakes. As she was stuffing them in her mouth, she noticed a giant flake, which was shaped exactly like Illinois.

At their parent's suggestion, she and her 23-year old sister decided to put it for sale on Ebay, under the listing, 'The Great Illinois Corn Flake'. Ebay however, asked them to take the listing down as it does not allow "food" items to be auctioned on it's site. Not deterred, the sisters re-listed it as a coupon, which could be exchanged for the flake. The girls then waited with their fingers crossed until the auction closed a week later. The winning bidder was Monty Kerr from Texas, who paid a whopping $1,350.

Monty, who has a traveling museum, was looking for items to add to his collection of "pop culture and Americana items", and thought this flake, would be a perfect addition. The McIntire sisters are thrilled, and are planning to use the money for a family vacation and ......... to buy lots more boxes of frosted flakes of course!

Sources: foxnews.com,wierdnews.about.com

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  • cowsrgreat
    cowsrgreatMonday, January 14, 2019 at 3:09 pm
    Cool.
    • ems12345
      ems12345Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 10:22 am
      I want to sell some frosted flakes for money.I can buy like 70 packs of frosted flakes and earn like million of dollars!
      • 100028547
        100028547Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11:17 am
        Wow was that frosted flake gold? XD
        • rainbowdj08
          rainbowdj08Friday, September 22, 2017 at 6:20 pm
          Why for a frosted flake?
          • butlejes000
            butlejes000Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 8:46 am
            Ive ate one bigger thin that
            • puppylover789
              puppylover789Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 1:21 pm
              Lol same
            • lynnant000
              lynnant000Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 9:29 am
              wow.
              • lynnant000
                lynnant000Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 9:28 am
                that don't look like gold.....
                • trowbmig000
                  trowbmig000Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 9:08 am
                  That much for a frosted flake I would give her a $1.00
                  • ajg16
                    ajg16Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 11:58 am
                    Agreed
                    • butlejes000
                      butlejes000Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 8:47 am
                      i would just eat it
                      • puppylover789
                        puppylover789Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 1:21 pm
                        Same but who would pay that much what if the girl ate it and shaped it like illinois
                    • CreaperSDTuesday, February 2, 2016 at 9:20 am
                      Who would pay that much for that? i'd buy it for like $0.20 at most like jeez.
                      • robloxguy2
                        robloxguy2Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 11:37 am
                        Gimme gimme NOW.