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Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes

Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
9/11 Hoax on LiveJournal
Posted by The Curator on Wed Sep 17, 2003
A hoax involving 9/11 has just been exposed on LiveJournal. It appears there was once a LiveJournal user named Flashman, aka Anthony Joseph Pereira. But on Sept. 11 a friend of his, Rhyein, posted that he had died rushing into one of the burning World Trade Center Towers trying to save people. This caused an outpouring of grief from the LiveJournal community. But some people began to become suspicious when they realized that Anthony Joseph Pereira was never listed in the official lists of the 9/11 dead. To make a long story short, it now appears that Flashman never existed. He was invented by Rhyein. Anthony Joseph Pereira was in reality the original name of Joe Perry of Aerosmith, her...
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