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Old 04-13-2012, 07:41 AM   #1
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:16 AM   #2
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:18 AM   #3
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:12 AM   #4
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I love Snopes.com! Who knew there were message boards?
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:28 PM   #5
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Old 05-18-2012, 01:02 AM   #6
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I heard that when you sign up for the Snopes message board, they send you some perfume, but when you smell it you lose consciousness, and then they steal your kidney as part of a gang initiation.
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Old 05-18-2012, 03:14 AM   #7
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I heard that when you sign up for the Snopes message board, they send you some perfume, but when you smell it you lose consciousness, and then they steal your kidney as part of a gang initiation.
Totally true. I know this because it happened to a friend of a friend and she's absolutely reliable.
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Oh, yeah, I just got an e-mail forwarded to me about that from someone ... with the subject line written in ALL CAPS with lots of exclamation points!!!!
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Old 05-18-2012, 09:32 PM   #9
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:19 PM   #10
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Old 06-05-2012, 06:21 PM   #11
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I'm a long time lurker on the Snopes forums but never posted. I was always scared of saying something that would warrant the use of the emoticon of a smiley being hit with a fish.
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Old 06-06-2012, 03:36 AM   #12
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I'm a long time lurker on the Snopes forums but never posted. I was always scared of saying something that would warrant the use of the emoticon of a smiley being hit with a fish.
Being "fished" isn't a bad thing! Neither is being spanked, or YOMANKED. NFBSKing, I've heard, though, can be interesting!

I've been a member since 01...name over there is Morrigan, though!
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Old 06-07-2012, 09:52 PM   #13
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I'm a Snopster when there is time from promoting my writing on my blog. Fave Snope's categories, Glurge, crime, medical, horrors, fauxtography. Sometimes it depends on how morbid my mood is.
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Old 08-12-2012, 11:35 AM   #15
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I just fact check there when someone says they heard such-n-such. Albeit, they got me pretty good; they had a whole fake article on Mr. Ed being a zebra and dumbass me bought it.
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Old 08-13-2012, 02:04 AM   #16
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:35 PM   #17
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Snopes is good. Reminds me of The Onion and even Hoax-Slayer. I'm going off on a tangent now: I often refer to Urban Dictionary, and I find reddit, esp. IAmA, weirdly facinating. For example:

I am Dan Harmon, creator of Community, writer of Monster House, and Executive Producer of the upcoming Charlie Kaufman Stop Motion Animated feature Anomalisa, ask me anything! (self.IAmA)
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Who the hell is Jeff always texting????!!!!


I'm afraid that question is out of my hands now!!!


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I read on the internet that everything Snopes writes is a lie. And the internet is never wrong.
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I heard that when you sign up for the Snopes message board, they send you some perfume, but when you smell it you lose consciousness, and then they steal your kidney as part of a gang initiation.
False.

Snopes has never sent perfume. It's Hoppe's No. 9 gunpowder solvent and just allows you to relax.

It's never been both kidneys, and most donors go on to lead normal, productive lives.

The so-called gang is the Oakland Raiders, and all proceeds from harvested organs are used to raise bail for players during regular season.

Manual only partied with Prince Harry and isn't really royal.
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I'd be more of a fan if the husband/wife team were truly neutral.
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Snopes has a message board?? I have to go check it out right now.
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I read on the internet that everything Snopes writes is a lie. And the internet is never wrong.
But according to Snopes, everything the Internet says is a lie. And Snopes is always right.

So where does that take us?
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Do you mean in the message boards, or on their main debunking site?
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I've already said too much.....

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