Yep, that’s the ~$15k “puffy” Doritos chip… (Source: TikTok)
Australian 13-year-old Rylee Stuart recently posted a TikTok of a “puffy” Dorito she found in a bag of chips. The clip went viral, notching ~5.7m views.
So Stuart put the chip up for sale on eBay, where bids poured in all the way up to $100k.
In the end, Doritos awarded Stuart and her family AU$20k (~$15k) for their “creativity and love for Doritos,” and the chip was taken off eBay.
It’s hardly the first collectible snack
Some notable rare snack finds include:
- A $28k grilled cheese that looked like Virgin Mary
- A ~$100k chicken nugget resembling an “Among Us” character
- A cinnamon bun that looked like Mother Teresa
The bun was discovered at a Tennessee cafe in 1996. The cafe reportedly sold “Nun Bun” merch and kept it on display until it was stolen 9 years later.
The science behind snack imagery is fascinating
The human experience of seeing shapes out of randomness is known as pareidolia.
And it’s why a Cheeto the shape of Harambe — the infamous gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo in 2017 — sold for $99.9k.
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