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Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
A black lion: real or fake?
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Domino’s Video Prank
One of the mysteries of law enforcement in the age of YouTube: Why do people proudly post videos of themselves engaged in illegal acts? They're just begging to have the police come knocking on their door. So anyway, the latest example of video self-incrimination involves two Domino's employees who created a prank video showing one of them farting on the food and sticking it up his nose as the other one laughed and egged him on. They posted the video on YouTube and it promptly went viral. Domino's then fired them (the two had to see that coming). One of the two emailed the company a groveling apology: “It was fake and I wish that everyone knew that!!!! I AM SOO SORRY!” Nevertheless, Domino's is still planning to press felony charges against them. The video has now been removed from YouTube, but Consumerist still has a copy of it posted. [NY Times]
Categories: Law/Police/Crime, Pranks, Videos
Posted by The Curator on Thu Apr 16, 2009
Comments (4)
Huh. This entry says it has one comment, but when I click, there is no comment.
Posted by Sakano  in  Ohio  on  Fri Apr 17, 2009  at  07:01 PM
It's been doing that a bit for me, too. I think it might be from when spam comments are removed.
Posted by Accipiter  on  Sat Apr 18, 2009  at  07:57 AM
Or deleting spammy members without deleting their posts first.
Posted by Smerk  in  to mischief  on  Sun Apr 19, 2009  at  03:15 AM
Well, here's a comment - These guys should have realised that giveing out copyrighted recipe information on the Net was a stupid idea and bound to get them fired.

What? How else do you explain the taste of Dominos?
Posted by D F Stuckey  in  Auckland New Zealand  on  Tue Apr 21, 2009  at  08:46 PM
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