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Eyes on Target See 'Eye of Sauron'

A Reddit user says the architectural tower at the Gambrills Target store looks eerily like the Eye of Sauron in the "Lord of the Rings" movies.

A Reddit user says the architectural tower at the Gambrills Target store looks eerily like the Eye of Sauron at Mount Doom in the "Lord of the Rings" movies. Credit: Reddit user oPHILcial
A Reddit user says the architectural tower at the Gambrills Target store looks eerily like the Eye of Sauron at Mount Doom in the "Lord of the Rings" movies. Credit: Reddit user oPHILcial

Do the tower-like structures at the Target store in Gambrills look like an evil entity from “The Lord of the Rings” films?

A post on Reddit seems to think so. Titled “I think Target is going to try to conquer Middle Earth,” a user posted a photo of the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre store.

The Baltimore Business Journal compares the Target architectural feature to the films' depiction of the Eye of Sauron glowing on a tower next to Mount Doom.

The photo with clouds overhead and Target/Lord of the Rings comparison has prompted nearly 600 comments, both clever and snarky, from readers. Some could make great pseudo-marketing campaigns, perhaps.

Here are a few of the offerings that struck Patch editors as amusing. 

DrDragun says: Choose setting for stones both semi-precious and PRECIOUSSSSS 

Thybro suggests: Only three easy payments of your body, mind and soul you can get it all with an (expanded) lifetime guaranteed. 

Pure_Defiance says: DISCLAIMER: Target Stores Inc will not be held liable for any cave dwelling, loss of hair or talking in the third person. 

philphan25 offers this: One sale to rule them all, one sale to find them. One sale to bring them all, and in the darkness bankrupt them.

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