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Museum of Hoaxes

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My level one score of 6 out of 10 indicates that I'm a lot more gullible than I thought or the morning coffee hasn't sunk in yet.
 

statler

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8 of 10. Is there a level two?

Edit- Never mind I found it! (and only got 5 of ten)
 

SW MI Planner

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I got 7 out of 10 on the first section, 5 out of 10 on the second. I don't think it's because we are gullible...it's probably that we can never be surprised by anything or anyone anymore.

Like Pres. Bush reading the book upside down or Daschle putting the wrong hand on his chest. It 'could' really happen. For example, spelling the word "potato" incorrectly...
 

donk

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6 of 10,

I don't believe the photo of the jet, unless it was really well timed, and that would be difficult to do, plus the speed of the film, plus aperture, plus knowing the exact spot to aim...

The VW picture has been discussed before on usenet, if you look at the pillars and suspension it does not match with what should be happening.

I am wrong, visited snopes and they have multiple pictures from various angles


Maybe the hoax is that the hoaxes are real and vice versa.
 
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donk

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Texasplanner:
You mean he knows how to read!? I was positive that picture was real!
The big stink up here right now is that the PM's press secretary called GWB a moron when having a private conversation that was overheard by a member of the press. There was an interesting commentary about it on the sunday morning news show. Highlights

1) He did go to an Ivy league school, yes he got C's
2) He is a multi millionaire, through the saving and loans fiasco's of the 80's and ENRON type deals
3) He is the president, with the help of his father and brother.

He's not a moron he is really lucky was the gist of the commentary. Maybe we should get him to buy our lottery tickets as our retirement investments go south.
 

Jeff

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5 outta 10, and I already knew the answers to a couple of them. I really suck.
 

Chet

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UGG

I was 7 of 10 in round 1 and 4 of 10 in round 2.

All Hail the might photoshoppers!
 

NHPlanner

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9 out of 10 on level 1 (missed the plane/sound barrier one)

8 out of 10 on level 2 (missed the unborn baby hand & the parade)
 

Dan

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Both of 'em ... 7 of 10. Not too bad, really.

God, if I could think of all the times I've forwarded URLs to an appropriate Snopes page to an administrative staff member ...
 
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