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The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Samsung invents the on/off switch
Fake Fish Photos
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Get a text message from Jesus
Here's a news story from a couple of weeks ago that I missed. This Finnish company promised that if you sent their service a text message prayer, you would receive a response from Jesus Christ himself. And Jesus would only charge the very reasonable price of $1.52 per prayer.
Categories: Religion
Posted by The Curator on Tue Feb 03, 2004
Comments (2)
Well, at least they guarantee an answer. Hell-of-a-lot better than priests' can do. Only thing wrong with this idea, of course, is that it is not very ethical to target mentally challenged people in order to get their money.
Posted by Samuli  on  Sat May 22, 2004  at  12:09 PM
What is the number to text "Jesus" on?
Posted by Hannah Seymour  on  Tue Jun 01, 2010  at  11:51 AM
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