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  • An Elephant or The Moon - Dumbest Quiz Show Contestant Hoax
    Circulating "news" article claims that a recent contestant on the quiz show "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" was so dumb that she thought that an elephant was bigger than the moon.
    Published: 1st October 2010

  • Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling Avowed Satanist Hoax
    Message purports to be a transcript of a reporter's interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling in which she admits to being an avowed Satanist and writes her books in order to corrupt young minds in the devil's name.
    Published: 22nd September 2010

  • Bonsai Kittens Email Petition
    Email exhorts recipients to sign and forward a message protesting the practise of creating "bonsai kittens" by placing cats in glass jars to restrict their growth
    Updated: 23th November 2009

  • Americans With No Abilities Act Hoax
    Message claims that proposed legislation to be called the Americans With No Abilities Act is intended to provide wide-sweeping work-place benefits for "the millions of Americans who lack any real skills or ambition
    Published: 25th July 2006

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