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A fan takes a picture with one of the Hot Doggers. - photo by Photo by Joe Parker, Jr.

If you were among those who thought they might be hallucinating Wednesday afternoon, no, that was really the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile.

The rolling wiener was at Wal-mart in Hinesville to allow locals to enter the “Sing the Jingle, Be a Star” promotional contest. Contestants who sang the Oscar Meyer jingle were entered in a competition for prizes, including starring in a TV commercial or tickets to the 2008 American Idol Finale. Hot Doggers (that’s their job title) Jenna Barna and Caitlin Kwan said they are very at home with public and media attention. “When you drive a 27-foot hot dog, you get used to it pretty quick.” For more information, go to

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