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Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Samsung invents the on/off switch
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Mystery Coffin
A woman walking her dog in the Welsh countryside recently found an empty coffin sitting in the middle of a field. The coffin had a note in it: "Jump in, you're next."

No one knows who put the coffin there, but the likely suspects are local students since it's freshman week and there have been other pranks in the region, such as "a tree full of knickers and a young driver sticky taped into his car." Link: North Wales Chronicle
Categories: Death, Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Fri Sep 19, 2008
Comments (4)
Sticky taped? As opposed to what? Repellent tape?
Posted by Sakano  in  Ohio  on  Sat Sep 20, 2008  at  05:46 PM
Well, there is tape that's not sticky, it's just. . .tape. Music tapes, for example. Or the tape put up around accident scenes.
Posted by Accipiter  on  Sat Sep 20, 2008  at  06:40 PM
"Sticky Tape" is just what it's called here in the UK for all the Americans out there. It may be a bit redundant, but that's the way it goes.

I wonder if anyone did "Jump in" I would've, at least I would have after dragging it up a steep hill so I could slide down in it.
Posted by Tweeker  in  the looking glass  on  Tue Oct 07, 2008  at  12:31 AM
It was us!!! We're not students, we're Bangor locals smile It was just me and a couple of mates pissed, it was one of our birthdays. It was no intentional prank! It just seemed like a good idea at the pissed time raspberry
Posted by the culprits  in  bangor  on  Fri Sep 14, 2012  at  05:36 PM
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