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$30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« on: April 07, 2012, 07:59:23 AM »
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MOSCOW — Facing a scandal over photographs of its leader wearing an enormously expensive watch, the Russian Orthodox Church worked a little miracle: It made the offending timepiece disappear.
Editors doctored a photograph on the church’s Web site of the leader, Patriarch Kirill I, extending a black sleeve where there once appeared to be a Breguet timepiece worth at least $30,000. The church might have gotten away with the ruse if it had not failed to also erase the watch’s reflection, which appeared in the photo on the highly glossed table where the patriarch was seated.

$30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve






Some Russian blogers posted this pic.



I got such a good laugh out of this story.

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Re: $30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2012, 08:54:14 AM »
LMAO the attempt to hide the evidence is really hilarious ;D They do it so badly.
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Re: $30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2012, 09:00:51 AM »
Caught on camera!!!  :D :D
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Re: $30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2012, 09:50:15 AM »
Interesting hat but it wouldn't keep the sun off your face.

Why would anyone want a $30,000 watch?

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Re: $30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2012, 01:18:12 PM »
Interesting hat but it wouldn't keep the sun off your face.

Why would anyone want a $30,000 watch?



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Re: $30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2012, 04:04:54 PM »
One of the worst cover-up attempts I have ever seen.
Easily top ten!


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Re: $30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2012, 05:20:53 PM »
Interesting hat but it wouldn't keep the sun off your face.

Why would anyone want a $30,000 watch?



I think a $30,000 watch would only appeal to "The Man who has everything".
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Re: $30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2012, 06:43:42 PM »
Maybe St Peter at the gate will take a bribe.  A nice watch should do the trick.

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Re: $30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2012, 08:07:33 PM »
Why would anyone want a $30,000 watch?
It was god's will that he possessed the watch.
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Re: $30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2012, 08:18:30 PM »
Interesting hat but it wouldn't keep the sun off your face.

Why would anyone want a $30,000 watch?



In his defence, I'm sure it was a very nice watch....  ;)

A watch worthy of god?  ;D


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Re: $30,000 Watch Vanishes Up Church Leader’s Sleeve
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2012, 12:32:05 AM »
I guess this guy missed the gospel of Luke where Jesus told people to cast off their material possessions to be more like him.  Even more disgusting when you consider how many Russians live in poverty, and not by choice.  ::)
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